Ira A. Fulton endows bariatric medicine chair with $2 million gift

The Banner Health Foundation has announced that Arizona homebuilder, businessman and philanthropist Ira A. Fulton has endowed the Ira A. Fulton Chair in Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Disorders with a $2 million charitable gift to the Banner Health Foundation. This is the first endowed chair to be established at Banner — University Medical Center Phoenix, […]

Ballet Arizona’s ‘The Nutcracker’ takes stage Dec. 13 for 33rd year

Ballet Arizona’s 33rd year of “The Nutcracker,” which runs Dec. 13-24, will offer several new experiences for theater-goers. Ticket packages allow patrons to take a photo with the Sugar Plum Fairy, receive early VIP admission and more. During select performances, there will mini ballet classes for children, coloring book stations and face painting. There will […]

PV resident to speak at Circumnavigators Club-Desert Chapter meeting

Circumnavigators Club-Desert Chapter invites guests to attend the opening meeting of the season and its banquet. Longtime Paradise Valley resident Kay Ahern will be the featured speaker at the meeting scheduled 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 at the Arizona Country Club at 5668 E. Orange Blossom Lane in Phoenix; reservation deadline is Friday, Nov. […]

Cullum Homes founders receive ‘Most Admired Leaders’ award

It’s been a year of high honors for an Arizona custom home builder, locally owned and Scottsdale-based Cullum Homes. Earlier this year Cullum Homes was awarded as one of America’s Top Custom Home Builders by the National Association of Home Builders, according to a release. Recently the founders of the family owned company were recognized […]

Paradise Valley Town Council announces town manager candidates

The Paradise Valley Town Council has announced that, after a nationwide search, it is conducting interviews with candidates who have been identified for the town manager position. The town contracted with a specialized executive search firm, CPS HR consulting, and has been engaged in comprehensive recruitment efforts since July, which has included a national outreach […]

Phoenix Children’s Hospital 5K raises more than $300,000

Nearly 2,000 participants came together to make a difference for Phoenix Children’s Hospital patients on Oct. 6 at the 3rd Annual Phoenix Children’s Hospital 5K, presented by RSM US LLP. The family friendly 3.1 mile run/walk raised more than $300,000 for Phoenix Children’s Hospital – a record for the event, according to a release. All […]

Three-day event HeroPreneur aims to benefit veterans

HeroPreneur, a three-day experience for America’s veterans, will return to Phoenix from Nov. 14-16 at the Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N. Third St., to empower veterans through entrepreneurship, education and careers while celebrating the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day. Keynote speakers will include The Shark Group’s Daymond John and U.S. Marine Corps (Retired) Lt. Col. […]

District Medical Group Children’s Rehabilitative Services adds two doctors

District Medical Group Children’s Rehabilitative Services (DMG CRS) has announced the addition of two pediatric specialty physicians serving patients at its multi-specialty interdisciplinary clinic (MSIC) 3141 N. 3rd Ave. in Park Central Mall in Phoenix. A first-of-its-kind MSIC in Maricopa County, DMG CRS has been the exclusive medical home for AHCCCS Complete Care patients since […]

13-year-old cancer survivor raises money for PCH

At the age of 4, Leo Weber was diagnosed and treated for stage IV Burkitt’s lymphoma. He received treatment at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and he has chosen to give back to PCH by raising money at lemonade stands. Since February, Leo has operated six lemonade stands. He also set up a fundraising page via the […]

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation raises record $1.8M in September

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation has raised more than $1.8 million for its campaign, Step Up. Step In. Stop Cancer. A record for the foundation’s September campaign for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, contributions included cash and in-kind donations from businesses and individuals from the community, according to a press release. The fundraiser began Sept. 5 with […]