Women’s Board of Steele Children’s Research Center raises $3 million for research

The Phoenix Women’s Board of the Steele Children’s Research Center, known as PANDA or People Acting Now Discover Answers, has announced the 19th annual Children Helping Children Fashion Show and Luncheon raised over $3 million for children’s epilepsy research. The event was Saturday, April 14 at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn, 5402 E. Lincoln […]

Phoenix contingent at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum ‘Days of Remembrance’

Supporters from around the country including a Phoenix contingent gathered to mark “Days of Remembrance” April 8-9 in Washington, D.C., with, from left, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s national annual fund chair, Amy Cohn; Andrew Cohn; and an unidentified guest. At its 25th anniversary national tribute dinner on April 9, the museum honored all Holocaust […]

Phoenix Center for the Arts accepting nominations for Mayor’s Arts Awards

Phoenix Center for the Arts presents the Seventh Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Margaret T. Hance Park Urban Plaza, 67 W. Culver St. Nominations for this year’s awards officially opened to the public Wednesday, April 4 and will remain open until 11:59 p.m. Friday, May 4. Nominated artists will be asked […]

Ron, Kay McDougall donate $2 million to Arizona Opera

Arizona Opera has announced a $2 million gift from Kay and Ron McDougall in support of Arizona Opera’s new RED Series, which will now bear their name. The McDougall gift will support the annual presentation of two artistic offerings that comprise the company’s new fall season, according to a press release. The McDougall Arizona Opera […]

Annual charity ball contributes to board’s effort of serving women, children, elderly

The Board of Visitors’ 103rd Annual Charity Ball Saturday, April 7, was highlighted by the presentation of 41 Flower Girls by their fathers or other family members at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa. The presentation was followed by dinner and dancing in the ballroom. “The time-honored traditions of The Board of Visitors […]

Thunderbird School of Global Management raises 32K at Make-A-Wish Gala

An executive student cohort from Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management attended the Make-A-Wish Gala Friday, March 24 to support children suffering from life-threatening diseases. Thunderbird executive graduates who attended the event raised more than $32,500 for kids. The event brought in over $3 million for Make-A-Wish Arizona, according to a press release. […]

Catholic Charities opens new MANA house to assist veterans

Catholic Charities celebrated the grand opening of a new and larger building for MANA (Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force) House in central Phoenix Tuesday, April 3. The expanded transitional living facility at 755 E. Willetta St., will offer veterans personal and individualized resources, advocacy and a safe place to live while they rebuild their lives, […]

$400,000 raised at Brighter Tomorrow Hope Luncheon fundraiser

In their inaugural combined fundraising luncheon, Jewish Family & Children’s Service and Sojourner Center raised $400,000 at its Brighter Tomorrow Hope Luncheon, held Friday, March 2 at the Arizona Biltmore. The luncheon was attended by more than 500 people, and focused specifically on domestic violence awareness, according to a press release. The luncheon’s keynote speaker […]

Leaders sought for Valley Young Professionals board

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is accepting board of directors applications for Valley Young Professionals, a group for up-and-coming professionals in the Phoenix region. The VYP board comprises business leaders between the ages of 25-39 “who are passionate about community involvement and are actively creating and overseeing a program that helps retain and attract young professionals to the […]

AZCREW presents ‘Women in Action’ series and multifamily update

AZCREW, an organization for senior-level executive women in the metro Phoenix real estate field, kicks off April with two programs: its “Women In Action” event and its annual Multifamily Market Update. AZCREW presents Kathy B. Dempsey on April 12 for her presentation “Shed For Success: How to stay alive and thrive in the midst of […]