Food for the Hungry names new financial officer

Food for the Hungry has hired Keith Cowan as the nonprofit’s chief financial officer. Mr. Cowan has more than 30 years of finance experience, working with PwC, Honeywell International, AAA Arizona and most recently the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, according to a release. “During his more than 11 years at AAA Arizona, (Mr.) Cowan […]

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition opens Feb. 10

Arizona Science Center has officially welcomed the highly anticipated arrival of Mummies of the World: The Exhibition. Center officials, representatives and supporters were on-hand Jan. 30 to greet and officially receive the collection of 40 real human and animal mummies and 85 rare artifacts from across the globe, making it the largest collection of mummies […]

Childhelp celebrates 60th anniversary with dignitaries at record-setting gala event

Childhelp, the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit advocating for abused and neglected children, raised $4.3 million in support of its mission, during its 60th anniversary Drive the Dream Gala on Saturday, Feb. 2, at The Phoenician. The organization was launched in 1959 by actresses Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, and to date, has served more […]

Gateway Academy to hold Comedy Club Fundraiser Sunday, Feb. 10

On Sunday, Feb. 10, Gateway Academy, a school for twice exceptional students with Asperger’s Syndrome and high-functioning Autism, will host a Comedy Club Fundraiser at Stand Up Live starting at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to enhance the school’s Virtual Reality Lab, which opened on Jan. 23, by providing additional […]

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 […]

Law firm expands to 89 attorneys with 2 new associates

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC has announced the addition of two associates, Stephen Best and Andrea Logue, expanding the firm to 89 lawyers. Mr. Best represents construction companies, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in claims involving construction defects and other general civil litigation matters. Before joining JSH, he gained legal experience by working at a […]

Judges, event volunteers needed for Arizona’s largest science fair

Arizona Science Center is putting out a call for judges and volunteers for the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair, Arizona’s state level science fair. The fair takes place April 4-5, at the Phoenix Convention Center in downtown Phoenix, and 75 event volunteers and 175-200 volunteer judges are needed. Managed by Arizona Science Center, AzSEF brings […]

Tickets go on sale Feb. 8 for Steve Hackett Phoenix concert

Reserved seat tickets will be on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, for Steve Hackett’s Selling England By The Pound performance Oct. 17 at The Van Buren in Phoenix. Acclaimed by many to be Genesis’ finest album, Selling England by the Pound will be performed by Mr. Hackett and company in its entirety. “Supported by some of […]

Turf Paradise: A track record of giving back to the community

Sixty-three years ago this month Turf Paradise opened its doors for the first time. That’s six decades at the same location at 19th Avenue and Bell Road in Phoenix, racing horses and entertaining generations. Back then we were on the outskirts of town. Today we are in the heart of the city. And we keep […]

Campaign to focus on breakthrough research to prevent new HIV transmissions

With December being AIDS Awareness month, Phoenix-based Aunt Rita’s Foundation is launching the U=U initiative in Arizona. U=U stands for “Undetectable equals Untransmittable” and uses the hashtags #UequalsU and #U=U. Much has changed since HIV/AIDS was first diagnosed in the 1980’s, according to a press release. Thanks to advances in treatment, the Centers for Disease […]