6th annual White Party raises $20,000 to support ‘Building a Healthy Arizona’

The Junior League of Phoenix hosted its sixth annual White Party “A Night at the Races” earlier this spring, raising funds to help support the mission of the local organization. The derby-inspired evening held at Young’s Market Company raised more than $20,000 to help support the mission of JLP, including its community programs and leadership […]

McSally commemorates 100 years of women’s right to vote

On June 4, U.S. Senator Martha McSally commemorated the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment by the U.S. Senate. Sen. McSally joined the Senate to unanimously pass a resolution, introduced by all 25 female senators, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment. The resolution reads: […]

Valley Leadership announces hiring of Bridget Jones to oversee new role

Valley Leadership has announced the hiring of Bridget Jones to serve as vice president of leadership development. This inaugural head of learning position will oversee Valley Leadership’s leadership cultivation programming to empower Arizona leaders to tackle the most pressing issues facing the state, according to a press release. Ms. Jones will design and implement learning […]

Town of Paradise Valley named third safest in Arizona

The National Council for Home Safety and Security released its top safest cities in Arizona for 2018, with Paradise Valley being among the listed municipalities. It was the only municipality to be listed within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, according to a press release. In 2017 the Paradise Valley Police Department began DDACTS — also known […]

Alvey: As times change cities, shopping centers need to work more closely together

As more shopping goes online the dynamic continues to have profound impacts for Arizona cities and towns. That’s because the tax structure in this state means local sales tax revenue is the most critical source for funding community needs, parks, police and fire protection. So as shopping center and automobile sales become impacted, two huge […]

Flaxman among those charged in college bribery scandal

A prominent Valley developer credited with both spearheading the Mountain Shadows redevelopment and Omni Scottsdale resorts is one of 50 people charged in a nationwide college admissions scam. Crown Realty & Development CEO Robert Flaxman is among the parents and college officials named by federal prosecutors as having taken part in a scheme that involved […]

Lee: Medical ‘safety net’ first step toward health equity for Arizona’s uninsured

What would health care look like if providers collaborated to offer their patients more comprehensive and improved quality care? I can tell you, first hand, it would look a lot like Teresa. In October 2018, Teresa came to the Virginia G. Piper Medical & Dental Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul for odd abdominal symptoms. […]

Paradise Valley continues to explore alternative measures to cover PSPRS obligations

Paradise Valley officials are mulling over exploring the use of taxable bonds as payment for portions of their unfunded liability in the Public Safety Pension Retirement System. Municipalities throughout the country have historically provided pensions to their public safety personnel — including the Town of Paradise Valley. Pensions were meant to attract quality workers and […]

Barrow Women’s Board raises $5.2 million through 2019 Barrow Grand Ball

The Women’s Board of the Barrow Neurological Foundation raised net proceeds in excess of $5.2 million for Barrow Neurological Institute through the 2019 Barrow Grand Ball held on Jan. 26 at the Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. The black-tie soiree was co-chaired by Dionne Najafi and Terry Roman to celebrate Barrow philanthropists who participate […]

Arizona firm hires 6 lawyers, boosting attorney total to 88

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC has announced the addition of six attorneys, expanding the firm to 88 lawyers. As Of Counsel at the firm, Christopher Stuart focuses his practice on complex commercial and mass tort litigation, according to a release. He has more than 20 years of litigation experience in cases involving bank collapses, industrial […]