Paradise Valley resident, Brophy student named to Bronfman Fellowship

The Bronfman Fellowship has selected its 32nd cohort of 11th grade high school students, among which is Paradise Valley resident Jacob Miller. Mr. Miller is one of 26 fellows, chosen from over 220 applicants across North America, will participate in a five-week program of study and travel in Israel, followed by a year of programming […]

Paradise Valley resident named Gatorade Arizona Boys Soccer Player of the Year

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, has announced Carter Clemmensen of Brophy College Prep, as its 2017-18 Gatorade Arizona Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Mr. Clemmensen is the sixth Gatorade Arizona Boys Soccer Player of the Year to be chosen from Brophy College Prep, according […]

Winslow + Partners adds three staffers to Phoenix team

Winslow + Partners, a locally-owned firm that offers expertise in architecture, planning, interior design, educational planning and design thinking in Phoenix, continues to grow its team with the hiring of a senior project manager, a project manager and a designer. Joining Winslow + Partners are Keith Wong, Gilberto Rey and Lisa Kehoe, according to a […]

Former first lady speaks at inaugural Legacy Luncheon

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute and Hospice of the Valley presented its inaugural Legacy Luncheon honoring former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on April 25 at the Arizona Biltmore. Laura Bush, former first lady of the United States, was the featured speaker. Co-Chaired by Gena Bonsall and Penny Gunning, the Legacy Luncheon was created […]

Courtney LeVinus named Arizona Multihousing Association CEO, president

After a nationwide search the Arizona Multihousing Association, a statewide trade association for the apartment industry, has named longtime advocacy partner Courtney Gilstrap LeVinus as the President and CEO. For nearly 20 years, Ms. LeVinus has worked with the AMA leading their advocacy team at the federal, state and local levels. She’s the co-founder of […]

Grady Gammage Jr. to speak at Arizona Commercial Real Estate Women luncheon

The Government Property Lease Excise Tax, also known as the GPLET, will be the topic at the June Arizona Commercial Real Estate Women lunch with leading the discussion will be attorney Grady Gammage Jr. AZCREW, an organization for senior-level executive women in the Valley real estate field, will host “What You Need to Know about […]

Phoenix Symphony artistic, administrative leaders extend tenure

Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz and President/CEO Jim Ward have both agreed to separate multi-year contract extensions, according to Dr. Oliver Harper, chair of The Phoenix Symphony Association. “It is an honor for the board of directors and for this community that our talented leadership duo at The Phoenix Symphony have recommitted to […]

Director’s hair will come off tomorrow (June 1) for role in ‘Annie’

Bobb Cooper, Valley Youth Theatre’s producing artistic director for 23 years, is reprising his role as Daddy Warbucks in the upcoming production of “Annie,” June 15-July 1 at the Herberger Theater. And that means a haircut. “The first time we performed ‘Annie,’ Bobb couldn’t get anyone to audition for the role of Sir Warbucks,” according to […]

Dinner on the Desert fundraiser raises $450,000 for cacti preservation

On Saturday, April 28 more than 600 philanthropists, community leaders, Desert Botanical Garden donors and members gathered for the 32nd Annual Dinner on the Desert — Desert Botanical Garden’s major annual fundraiser. Funds raised totaled $450,000 to be used to support Sonoran Desert field trips for students, care for the garden’s world-class plant collection and […]

Chorus to perform at Camelback Bible Church for Australia fundraiser

The Phoenix Children’s Chorus with 110 Valley students representing 70 schools is headed for a 12-day tour of Australia, and a final fundraiser is set to help get them down under. At 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Camelback Bible Church, 3900 E. Stanford Drive, Paradise Valley, a send-off concert will help raise money for […]