Charity Spotlight: ‘With Arouet, I Know I Matter’

Organization: Arouet Leadership: Alison Rapping – CEO | Dana Campbell Saylor – Board Chair Annual Budget: $1.1 million Origin Arouet was founded in 2011 to prepare women for success after they leave prison by providing them with education, employment and life skills. Its CEO, Alison Rapping, came to the organization after helping her brother launch […]

From the Road: Music City Magic

If you’re looking to explore Nashville, there’s more to see and do than just the famous country bar scene on Broadway. Nashville is divided into various neighborhoods, which means there is a lot to discover and explore. The area’s fascinating attractions include a presidential home, the deep roots of Southern music and, of course, good […]

Cover Story: ‘We Love This Community’

Steve and Ardie Evans believe so strongly in this community that they’ve put their time, energy and resources behind it for decades. From their early days at ASU to their remarkable philanthropy today, get to know this powerhouse couple that uses their influence in order to give back. They’ve been married for 57 years Ardie McCrone […]

Over 1,000 Gather for Eclipse and Groundbreaking in Fountain Hills

More than 1,000 people looked to the skies and then looked to the future as ground was broken for the International Dark Sky Discovery Center during a massive solar eclipse-watching party in Fountain Hills this week. The event featured specialized solar telescopes, eclipse experts to explain the science, and a blessing ceremony by an elder […]

Sagewood Residents Raise Funds to Provide Scholarships for Staff

For more than a decade, residents at Sagewood, a life plan community in north Phoenix, have raised funds to help staff and their dependent family members pursue higher education. In 2013, a group of residents started the nonprofit Sagewood Residents’ Foundation to give back to the people working and caring for them in the community. […]

Miracle Mile Deli Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Miracle Mile Deli was founded by Brooklyn native Jack Grodzinsky in 1949 and has been owned and operated by three generations of the family over the last 75 years in various Valley locations. Since 2016, Miracle Mile has been located in central Phoenix and is operated by Jack’s grandson Josh Garcia, vice president of Miracle […]

Dink All Day in Pickleball Style

Pickleball fever is en fuego, particularly in our corner of the country, where current temps are just right for dinking all day. As the fastest-growing sport in America for the third year in a row (according to Topline Participation’s 2023 report), approximately 8.9 million players in the United States partake in the family-oriented paddle activity, […]

Pro Tip of the Month: Live the Mission

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Lisa Masters, the founder & CEO of Autism Life and Living In the world of nonprofits, the mission is the guiding star that drives every action and decision. For many leaders, it can be easy to get lost in the day-to-day operations and lose sight of why that mission […]

Dr. Marwan Sabbagh Receives Moreno Family Chair for Alzheimer’s Research

Barrow Neurological Foundation announced that Carole and Arte Moreno have established the Moreno Family Chair for Alzheimer’s Research in the Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Program at Barrow Neurological Institute. Carole is a longtime member of the Women’s Board of Barrow Neurological Foundation, and the gift was made through the Barrow Grand Ball, the annual gala […]

Frontdoors Media Names Phoebe Glawe-Sergent as Chief of Staff

Frontdoors Media and The Red Book are proud to announce the hiring of Phoebe Glawe-Sergent as the new chief of staff. With a background in account and project management as well as nonprofit work, Glawe-Sergent will manage The Red Book’s publishing operation, including membership. “We are thrilled to add Phoebe to our team here at […]