Girl Scouts Aim to Raise $1M in a Day

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is celebrating the International Day of the Girl by bringing the community together in a day-long effort – on Wednesday, Oct. 11 – to support the power of local Girl Scouting. Called the Million-Dollar Day of the Girl, there are events and activities throughout the day across the Valley, as well […]

100+ Women Who Care Donate $9K to Ryan House

Ryan House has received $9,050 from the members of 100+ Women Who Care Valley of the Sun.  The nonprofit was selected by the Scottsdale members of 100+ Women Who Care Valley of the Sun during the organization’s August 23rd meeting. “When a group like 100+ Women Who Care chooses to donate their time and resources […]

Abrazo Nurse Spends 2 Weeks Helping Harvey Victims

Special to Frontdoors Media When Hurricane Harvey dumped 53 inches of rain on Southeastern Texas, Trudy Thompson Rice’s heart hurt. Like so many across the country, the Abrazo Scottsdale Campus nurse couldn’t stop thinking about the images she saw on TV. The people drenched by the rain, weary and afraid. The critters, clinging to anything […]

Full Text of Bruce Clarke’s Moving Speech at Special Olympics Breakfast

The following is a moving speech delivered by Bruce Clarke this past Thursday, September 21, at the 11 Annual “Breakfast With Champions” for Special Olympics Arizona. Clarke, who became emotional several times throughout the speech, is a programs assistant for Special Olympics. The packed room at the JW Marriott Camelback Resort & Spa in Scottsdale rose to its feet […]

Sam Fox to Host First-Ever No Kid Hungry Dinner

By Mike Saucier Sam Fox will play host and a team of guest chefs will whip up a three-course dinner at the first-ever No Kid Hungry dinner next month in Phoenix. The CEO and founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts and his team have wanted to focus more on trying to help children who go hungry, Fox […]

Suns Grant $1M to Refurbish Basketball Courts

Courts around the state in need of some sprucing up will get some help from the Phoenix Suns. The 50 basketball courts, located statewide, will be refurbished throughout the Suns 2017-18 season and are operated by the City of Phoenix, Boys & Girls Clubs and the YMCA, among others. Suns Managing Partner Robert Sarver and […]

Goldschmidt Gives $186K Raised From Bowling Event to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

By Mike Saucier Paul Goldschmidt, the all-star first baseman for the Diamondbacks, presented a $186,000 check to Phoenix Children’s Hospital yesterday from his proceeds raised at his bowling party he hosted last year. The funds will benefit the hospital’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Steven Schnall, senior vice president and chief development officer for […]

2nd Act to Give Grants to 3 AZ Women

Three Arizona women have each received a $1,000 grant to further their philanthropic work after cancer from Phoenix-based Building on the theory that helping is healing, Sue Ellen Allen, Holly Rose, and Isabelle Barbour each crafted unique ways to give back to the greater good after their own long and difficult cancer journeys. Sue […]

Restaurant of the Week: Craft64

Craft64 is somewhat hidden. On Main Street in Scottsdale. Hard to do. But that’s a good thing. It’s known but not too known. So we fear its overall awesomeness and popularity might lead it to go the way of Rigazzi’s, a St. Louis restaurant, about which Yogi Berra quipped: “Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.” […]

Navarro Exhibition to Highlight Love of Art, Music

Royse Contemporary announces the solo exhibition of mixed-media artist Rafael Navarro entitled Sound of Color, featuring a body of work highlighting the artist’s love of art and music. The exhibition will feature a variety of mediums including painting, mixed-media and sculpture. Sound of Color highlights a collection of work inspired by music and musical instruments themselves, which […]