Debbie Gaby Charities Celebrity Catwalk returns to Paradise Valley

Debbie Gaby Charities Celebrity Catwalk returns for its 11th biennial walk down the runway. If you’re asking if biennial is correct as opposed to biannual, that word is correct as the event was last held in 2016 and has returned two years later. The fashionable charitable event slated from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. […]

Moore affiliates with the Biltmore-Paradise Valley brokerage office

Laura Moore has associated with the Biltmore-Paradise Valley office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as an affiliate agent. “I love to help people achieve their real estate goals,” said Ms. Moore in a prepared statement. “I love to guide people through what can be a stressful situation and help make it a calm, rewarding and […]

KOVO Modern Mediterranean carves its menu for Paradise Valley opening

KOVO Modern Mediterranean will open in Paradise Valley serving traditional Mediterranean cuisines with “new world flare.” Located 10625 N. Tatum Boulevard in Phoenix, KOVO is slated to open by mid-September in the Paradise Village Gateway shopping center on the northeast corner of Tatum and Shea, according to a press release, noting longtime restaurateur, Yianni Ioannou’s […]

Advocating for Arizona’s children in foster care: Becoming a voice for voiceless children

Summer has come to an end, and children are going back to school. It’s a time of excitement and uncertainty for kids of all ages, but for children in foster care it can be frightening and disorienting. In most cases, foster children have been abused or neglected by their parents or guardians. Whatever the circumstances, […]

Xavier student Borrego captures national photo contest as finalist

Xavier College Preparatory junior Mackenzie Ashton Borrego is amongst finalists in Photographer’s Forum Magazine’s 2018 photo contest. Taking pictures since childhood, she enrolled in a beginning photography class last year, according to a press release. She and her classmates were required to submit their work to a contest at the end of the semester. The […]

Sweet: no matter how you pull the lever, always pull for them

In November, Arizona voters will decide whether expanding the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account Program makes sense. It was originally started to help the parents of disabled children, foster children, or active military. It evolved, with little controversy, to include adopted children, children attending D/F rated schools, and those in Native American communities. About 5,000 children […]

PV dentist couple Chen all smiles about their local practice, patients

Drs. Kylin and Eric Chen, of Paradise Valley, are all smiles about their local dental practice and their patients. Cholla Family Dentistry at 9188 E. San Salvador Drive, Suite 105, offers comprehensive dentistry and cosmetic oral rehabilitation, according to the couple who opened the practice in Scottsdale about two years ago. Mrs. Chen — a […]

Vantage Mobility International gives accessible van to Ability360

Vantage Mobility International, a manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles, has provided an accessible van to Ability360. VMI, headquartered in Phoenix, recently provided the customized, accessible van to the local non-profit, Ability360, which offers programs to empower people with disabilities, according to a press release. Ability360 staff will use the VMI van to transport members and […]

Arizona Digital Radio Network breaks barriers of traditional offerings

The Arizona Digital Radio Network is just as diverse as the songs the station plays as its leaders and listeners. Billboards have been placed throughout the Valley this summer advertising the new station accessible on the AZ100 Radio App. The downloadable digital platform allows listeners to tune in on mobile devices anywhere. Before the digital […]

The Transition to Adulthood Program honors Jeff Flancer for his support

The Transition to Adulthood Program honored long-time program supporter, Jeff Flancer, for his commitment and financial assistance. The Transition to Adulthood Program, a program of Jewish Family & Children’s Service, is for ages 15-21 who need help preparing for the future, according to a press release. In addition to working with former and current foster […]