Driven Hearts: Phoenix Heart Ball showcases commitment to heart health

One of the Valley’s most popular and prestigious social events of the year — the Phoenix Heart Ball — took place for the 59th time on Nov. 17 at The Phoenician. The 59th Annual Heart Ball, one of the premier American Heart Association fundraising events both locally and across the nation, celebrates the lives saved […]

Actor’s trust provides financial boost to Valley veterans’ group

Valley-based nonprofit S.E.E.4VETS has received a $100,000 donation on behalf of actor and veteran William E. Phipps. The $100,000 gift to Support Education and Employment for Vets came from the trust of Mr. Phipps, who died in June at the age of 96. The money will support student veterans at community colleges “to persist and advance in their […]

Designers, philanthropists come together for Phoenix Children’s Hospital patients

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation’s WINGS Women’s Board presented the second annual A Breathtaking Holiday Evening on Thursday, Nov. 14 to fundraise for Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The event raised nearly $72,000 through the purchase of limited-edition holiday wreaths, WINGS commissioned ornaments and the donations of generous sponsors, according to a press release. The WINGS Women’s Board […]

Arizona Burn Foundation celebrates 20th Annual Holiday Festival of Trees

The Arizona Burn Foundation is gearing up for their signature event, the Annual Holiday Festival of Trees on Dec. 8. Now in its 20th year, it has become one of the premiere holiday-themed galas in the Valley, according to a press release. Next month the event returns to the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix […]

Parkinson’s disease pioneer, Dr. Lieberman, honored for lasting legacy

Nearly 150 guests from around the state and across the country gathered at the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort on Oct. 12 to honor Dr. Abraham Lieberman’s legacy and support Parkinson’s research. Dr. Lieberman will be retiring this winter after practicing at Barrow Neurological Institute for almost three decades and caring for more than 40,000 patients, […]

Cookbook provides tastes and tales of historic Arizona

Arizona history and favorite recipes come together in “Tastes & Treasures II: A Storytelling Cookbook of Historic Arizona.” Published by the Historical League of the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park, the book includes recipes and stories from some of Arizona’s historic venues, including Lon’s at The Hermosa Inn, El Chorro, Stockyards, Grand Canyon’s Harvey […]

Homeward Bound’s annual Old Bags Luncheon returns Nov. 15

Homeward Bound’s Old Bags Luncheon is set to take place on Thursday, Nov. 15, to raise awareness to help local homeless families. The gardens of the Arizona Biltmore will serve as the backdrop for the high fashion affair, while guests enjoy browsing hundreds of designer handbags in the silent auction before taking a seat for […]

Night of Gold honors Lincoln family for patient, community support

Night of Gold celebrated its 49th annual gala on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Arizona Biltmore. With a masquerade theme, more than 400 guests (masked and unmasked) enjoyed a silent auction, hosted reception, program and dinner. Presented by HonorHealth Foundation, the event also included a special tribute to David C. Lincoln and recognized the many […]

Annual Florence Crittenton shopping extravaganza nets over $35,000

Florence Crittenton hosted its 10th Annual Heels for Healing and Diva Dash on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Florence Crittenton’s upscale resale store, Flo’s on 7th, netting $39,097. An estimated 600 shoes and handbags were sold at the one-day charitable shopping event to benefit the nonprofit’s life-changing programs for girls, young women and their families, according […]

Ivy Council benefit event raises funds for Quincea

The Phoenix Ivy Council, co-hosting with ArtWürks for Charity, held a concert and art show Friday, Oct. 12 at the Marshall Gallery of Fine Art to benefit Quincea Social Enterprise. Quincea is the initiative of the council’s Social Enterprise Team, serving unemployed disabled adults and veterans with a service-related disability, according to a press release. […]