Driven Hearts: Phoenix Heart Ball showcases commitment to heart health

One of the Valley’s most popular and prestigious social events of the year — the Phoenix Heart Ball — took place for the 59th time on Nov. 17 at The Phoenician. The 59th Annual Heart Ball, one of the premier American Heart Association fundraising events both locally and across the nation, celebrates the lives saved […]

Actor’s trust provides financial boost to Valley veterans’ group

Valley-based nonprofit S.E.E.4VETS has received a $100,000 donation on behalf of actor and veteran William E. Phipps. The $100,000 gift to Support Education and Employment for Vets came from the trust of Mr. Phipps, who died in June at the age of 96. The money will support student veterans at community colleges “to persist and advance in their […]

Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of instrument played during Holocaust

Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. Today these instruments serve not only as powerful reminders of an unimaginable experience but also reinforce key lessons of tolerance, inclusion, and diversity that are pertinent now as well as for future generations. Violins of Hope will be in […]

Paradise Valley shredding event raised money for Sirens and Sleigh Bells

The Town of Paradise Valley Police Department and Paradise Valley Wealth Management co-sponsored their 11th Shred-a-Thon and Electronics Recycling Event Saturday, Nov. 17, at the police department, 6433 E. Lincoln Drive. At the event, 367 boxes of documents were safely shredded on-site and donations totaled $1,812, according to a press release. The proceeds benefited Sirens […]

Firm earns accreditation for home-watch services that include Paradise Valley

Home Watch of Arizona has earned accreditation from the National Home Watch Association for the fifth year. The NHWA was formed in 2009 “in order to establish and maintain the highest industry standards for Home Watch and absentee homeowner services throughout the United States and Canada,” according to a release. Home Watch of Arizona serves Paradise […]

Art show opens Jan. 11 for 10-week run in Scottsdale

A parcel of desert in north Scottsdale will become an arts community for 10 weeks as artists from across the globe set up their studios and create original pieces. The Arizona Fine Art EXPO begins Friday, Jan. 11, and runs through Sunday, March 24. It will be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily under white tents at 26540 N. Scottsdale […]

Boston Globe Editor Robby Robinson to speak in Paradise Valley

Ivy Council alumni and their guests are invited to a speaker presentation, which the Harvard Business School Club of Arizona is hosting Thursday, Jan. 24 with Boston Globe Editor Robby Robinson. Mr. Robinson was the investigative reporting lead on the Catholic church scandal, according to a release. A light dinner will be served at the […]

Designers, philanthropists come together for Phoenix Children’s Hospital patients

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation’s WINGS Women’s Board presented the second annual A Breathtaking Holiday Evening on Thursday, Nov. 14 to fundraise for Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The event raised nearly $72,000 through the purchase of limited-edition holiday wreaths, WINGS commissioned ornaments and the donations of generous sponsors, according to a press release. The WINGS Women’s Board […]

Arizona to observe Pearl Harbor attack anniversary in Phoenix

The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services will conduct the state’s Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony Friday, Dec. 7,  at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza. The program will begin at 10:55 a.m., the local time of the attack on U.S. naval and military facilities 77 years ago in Hawaii. The event is open to the public. The […]

Five philanthropic partners to invest in Valley Leadership program

Valley Leadership announced five local philanthropic partners have collectively agreed to invest in the organization’s Pivot Toward Impact. Pivot Toward Impact is a strategic change that shifts the focus from a leadership program that individuals start and finish to developing a leadership culture within Arizona that seeks to impact long-term issues. The five partners, according […]