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  • Editor’s Note: July 2017

    By Mike Saucier In October, Saint Mary’s Catholic High School will commemorate 100 years of education in Arizona. Its proud past will meet its present during a much-anticipated centennial gala at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix. Not many...

    • Posted June 30, 2017
  • Motherhood

    Now that I’m married, people have been asking when I’ll have kids. I would prefer to enjoy other of life’s greatest joys first! However, a recent conversation with Shannon Goldwater of Feeding Matters has me thinking about...

    • Posted May 7, 2015
  • Good Fortune

    Whenever I am “having a moment,” I remind myself that my frustration are really blessings, because I do not need – I want. As a woman about to be married this has been an especially important reminder....

    • Posted April 16, 2015
  • No Snobbery Required

    I love art and wine, and cheese. But, I will be the first to tell you that I am far from being an expert on any of these topics. The truth is, I just enjoy them. Sitting...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
  • Good Times

    What does it mean to be a philanthropist? Is it someone who donates large sums of money? Dr. Ashcraft of ASU Lodestar Center challenges us to think about the meaning of this word a little differently, because...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
  • Pay It Forward

    I love random acts of kindness.  Admittedly, the action of another often reminds me to be more kind. I also believe that with privilege comes a responsibility to others. Social progress requires people to take care of...

    • Posted November 7, 2014
  • Challenge Accepted

    Have you poured cold water on your head lately? The social buzz is ALS’s Ice Bucket Challenge and National Bank of Arizona’s entire administrative team accepted it. Even NB|AZ President Keith Maio helped pour water. As a...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
  • Living on Purpose

    Education was always the answer for me. I was the first to graduate college in my family and I credit Mesa Community College for allowing me to afford it. Combined with a bit of travel, I rerouted...

    • Posted August 2, 2014
  • Front Lines

    Earlier this year, I attended Take the Lead Challenge at ASU Auditorium where Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and No Excuses author Gloria Feldt spoke to women about finding their seat at the leadership table. The moment Gloria...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
  • Igniting Change

    My favorite part of my job is meeting the people shaping our community. I take away sound advice that will stick with me for the rest of my life. The Clintons were in town for the CGI...

    • Posted April 16, 2014

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