Childhelp kicks off 60th anniversary at Annual Drive the Dream Gala

Childhelp, the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit advocating for abused and neglected children, will be celebrating their Diamond Jubilee at the 15th Annual Childhelp Drive the Dream Gala on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Phoenician Resort. Commemorating “60 Years of Miracles,” this sparkling celebration will mark a significant triumph for Childhelp and the children and […]

Camp Patrick to provide free camp for Spina Bifida child patients

A Valley non-profit organization, which Tommy and Katie Reeve created, called Camp Patrick, provides a free weeklong camp for children with Spina Bifida. Camp Patrick is a safe space with wheelchair, walker, crutches/braces accessibility. At the camp kids with Spina Bifida can work on independence, confidence and meet other kids with similar challenges, according to […]

ASU Barrett Honors student is newly-crowned 2019 Miss Arab USA

Iraqi Iya Agha was crowned the 2019 Miss Arab USA at the Tempe Center for the Arts on Jan. 5 in a nationally broadcast ceremony. An Arizona State University student in Barrett, The Honors College, according to a Miss Arab Organization press release, Ms. Agha is a 20-year-old American citizen of Iraqi origin who completed […]

Causey co-chairs Florence Crittenton Teaming Up for Girls luncheon

Latasha Causey, director of regional site management for USAA’s north Phoenix campus, is co-chairing the Florence Crittenton Teaming Up for Girls Luncheon. Ms. Causey is responsible for strengthening USAA’s brand in the Phoenix market. The Litchfield Park resident leads local philanthropic efforts through creating a strong community outreach program to make differences within the Phoenix […]

Smith College Club assists students, prepares for signature event

Smith College Club of Phoenix will have its 29th Rose and Ivy Brunch, Sunday, Jan. 6, at Lon’s at The Hermosa Inn in Paradise Valley. Current students, their families, alumnae and prospective students are welcome to attend the club’s signature event. Club members also recently conducted the organization’s annual Holiday and Care Package Party. The […]

Childhelp celebrates spirit of giving year-round

The spirit of giving is celebrated 365 days a year at Childhelp. Though they may not be as quick as Santa Claus, Paradise Valley residents and Childhelp founders Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson work diligently to sprinkle festivity into the lives of each child who walks through the doors of the Childhelp Children’s Advocacy Center […]

2018 Desert Foundation Auxiliary hosts 53rd annual Desert Ball

Over 600 guests were in attendance to celebrate the presentation of 20 accomplished young women at the 53rd annual Desert Foundation Desert Ball on Dec. 22. The Desert Foundation Auxiliary selects and presents to the community young ladies from the city of Scottsdale, Town of Paradise Valley and Carefree areas at the annual Desert Ball. […]

Jolie Vanier to represent Arizona in International Debutante Ball

Most little girls plan their wedding day, their wedding dress and their imaginary groom, but not Jolie Vanier. Instead, she dreamt of being a debutante. From the time Jolie was 2 growing up in Paradise Valley where her mother Jerre Lynn Vanier, a former debutante, introduced Jolie at the National Debutante Cotillion and Thanksgiving Ball […]

Civitan Foundation to receive Impact Award from Giving Group Arizona

The Giving Group Arizona has announced Civitan Foundation, Inc. as this quarter’s recipient of their $10,000 Impact Award. “Receiving The Giving Group award of $10,000 was exciting and so unexpected, Dawn Trapp, CEO of Civitan Foundation, said in a prepared statement. “The funds are going to help us renovate our outdoor recreation area at Civitan […]

Florence Crittenton prepares for its annual girls luncheon

Florence Crittenton’s 17th Annual Teaming Up For Girls Luncheon will entertain and inspire attendees Thursday, March 21, 2019 at The Phoenician. The event, scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., encourages the community can rally behind the girls and young women in Arizona, according to a press release giving details about the speakers and honorees […]