9th Annual ‘Gawley Gala’ Gives Back to Two Valley Charities

Unicorn Philanthropy, the charitable arm of Gawley Plastic Surgery, hosted its annual ‘Gawley Gala’ on May 2, 2024, at the Westin Kierland Resort. The intimate evening was filled with generosity.  Fundraising Beneficiaries: Check for a Lump & Elevate Phoenix Unicorn Spirit Award Recipients: Jim & Sheila Clary Emcee & Auctioneer: Letitia Frye Dollars Raised: $372,000+ […]

Glitz & Glam of Decades Past Made for a Festive Night at the Goodwill Gala

Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona hosted its annual “An Evening of Goodwill” Gala on May 18, 2024, at the Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia. The night included a sustainable fashion show using upcycled items found at Goodwill stores. Community Builder Sponsor: Pepsi Guest Speakers: Edwond Villegas, Tosha Franklin & Mitzi Cleveland Upcycled […]

Valley of the Sun United Way Honors John Graham at ‘We Are United Breakfast’

Valley of the Sun United Way hosted its annual We Are United Breakfast on April 30, 2024, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. Presenting Sponsors: Insight | USAA | Rob Walton Foundation  Event Co-Chairs: Jenny Holsman-Tetreault & Latasha Causey Spirit of Community Award Recipient: John Graham  Emcee: Olivia Fierro Notable Moments: The ‘We Are United Breakfast’ […]

Grandmas Gather to Give Back to Phoenix Children’s

Phoenix Children’s giving group, WINGS (When In Need Grandmas Serve), hosted ‘The Beat Goes On’ on April 11, 2024, at the Arizona Country Club. The evening celebrated the music of the 60’s and raised funds for gait lab equipment for its new Motional Analysis Lab.  Presenting Sponsor: Hancock Builders Event Co-Chairs: Connie Metzger & JoEllen […]

Habitat for Humanity Builds Strong Support at 2024 ‘Blueprints and Blue Jeans’

Habitat for Humanity of Central Arizona hosted its annual “Blueprints and Blue Jeans” event on March 23, 2024, at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Guests enjoyed donning their best jeans while supporting the Habitat mission. Presenting Sponsor: Stearns Bank  Habitat Hero Honorees: Cullum Homes – Corporate Honoree | Fred & Linda Milanovich – […]

FLAVORS Culinary Event Returns, Benefits American Liver Foundation

FLAVORS, a national culinary event benefiting the American Liver Foundation, was held on May 22, 2024, at the Wrigley Mansion.  Lead Sponsors: Arizona Liver Health | Arizona Transplant Associates | Mayo Clinic | Phoenix Children’s Event Chair: Chef Christopher Gross Participating Chefs: Christopher Gross (Christopher’s at Wrigley Mansion), Mark Tarbell (Tarbell’s), David Brito (Geordie’s at Wrigley Mansion), […]

Bookmarked: Jacob Moore

Jacob Moore is the VP & special advisor to the president on American Indian affairs at Arizona State University Recommends: “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer His Take: “In the book, the author states when land is, ‘just real estate, then restoration looks very different than if land is the source of a subsistence […]

Pro Tip of the Month: Be Sun-Safe!

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Julie Dunnigan, the CEO of Cancer Support Community Arizona. “Summer is quickly approaching, and many of us will be spending more time outdoors, soaking up the Arizona sun. However, it is important to be cautious about increased sun exposure, as skin cancer is the most common type of cancer […]

‘Savor the Symphony’ Luncheon Honors Tito Muñoz

The ‘Savor the Symphony’ luncheon event returned after a three-year hiatus to benefit The Phoenix Symphony on May 7, 2024, at Symphony Hall. Early arrivals were welcomed to experience the orchestra in rehearsal. Presenting Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield Arizona | National Bank | SRP | Clearwing  Event Chair: Jenny Holsman Tetreault  Guest Chef: Christopher […]