Doug Ducey proclaims Sept. 25 as Sandra Day O’Connor Day

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute will celebrate the inaugural Sandra Day O’Connor Day Tuesday, Sept. 25, the day the first woman, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was sworn in to the Supreme Court of the U.S. In recognition of the day and her accomplishments, […]

Phoenix Children’s Hospital to host 5k fundraiser in Phoenix

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is hosting a family-friendly 5k run/walk to raise funds and awareness for the hospital with all proceeds going to the many programs and services the hospital offers. The event is slated for Saturday, Oct. 6 with pre-race activities beginning at 6:30 a.m., the 5k starting an hour later and the kids dash […]

James Evans joins Jones, Skelton and Hochuli law firm

Jones, Skelton and Hochuli, PLC has announced the addition of trial attorney James Evans. During his 36-year career, Mr. Evans has served as lead counsel in more than 100 jury trials. He is experienced in all areas of litigation, focusing primarily in the areas of wrongful death and personal injury and construction litigation, according to […]

Scorpius Dance Theatre ushers in Halloween with “A Vampire Tale”

Scorpius Dance Theatre presents “A Vampire Tale” Oct. 4-13 at Phoenix Theatre’s Hardes Theatre, 1825 N. Central Ave. Dubbed ‘The Nutcracker’ of Halloween, according to a release, the yearly show is celebrating its 15th anniversary season. It also marks the last performance in the show for lead cast members Nicole Olson and Gavin Sisson, who play the […]

Xavier/Brophy Theatre wins National Youth Arts Awards

A national organization has awarded Xavier/Brophy Theatre with several honors for acting in the play “Into the Woods.” The National Youth Arts Awards for Outstanding Performance went to Lily Castle as the Baker’s Wife, Kyra Klononski as Cinderella, Tatum Dial as the Witch and Johnny Robaina as Cinderella’s Prince. The entire cast received the Outstanding […]

Industry veteran joins new division of Velocity Retail Group

Velocity Retail Group has named Mark Villalpando as senior vice president and designated broker of the firm’s new management services division. The division will work with new and existing clients “to maximize property value and investment returns,” according to a release. Mr. Villalpando also will be the senior vice president of development for Accelerated Development […]

Phoenix Rescue Mission breaks record, hosts appreciation lunches

Phoenix Rescue Mission reached a record-breaking milestone during its Sixth Annual Code:Red Summer Heat Relief Campaign, collecting and delivering more than 1.2 million bottles of life-saving water directly to the homeless and those in need. More than 130 water drives from numerous partners, along with private donations and two matching grants, helped Mission volunteers and […]

Papago Golf Course to host Girls’ Golf Day to celebrate Phoenix Proclamation

LPGA*USGA Girls Golf of Phoenix will host Girls’ Golf Day at Papago Golf Course, 5595 E. Moreland St., to celebrate the city of Phoenix’s official proclamation of Saturday, Oct. 27 as “Girls’ Golf Day.” In its fourth year, the day-long activities are open to girls of all abilities ages 3-18. Families and friends also are […]

Paradise Valley moms invite neighbors, toddlers to play group

A new toddler play group has been started by some Paradise Valley mothers, who are looking to invite their neighbors. Over the summer, a group of women with toddlers from the ages of 18 months old to four years old started meeting, according to resident Dr. Jenna Taylor. “It has been going well and has […]

The Arizona Jewish Historical Society presents Tikkun Olam III — Repairing the World

Tikkun Olam III — Repairing the World is on display through Jan. 23, 2019 at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E. Culver St. in Phoenix. The mixed-media exhibition curated by renowned environmental artist Joan Baron is contemporary art meant to raise awareness and address the theme of “Tikkun Olam: “repairing the world” and “not […]