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  • Open Doors: It’s Time to Celebrate our Community Champions

    Society of Chairs gala returns for 2021 Mark your calendars — Wed., April 28, 2021, for the return of our signature event, Society of Chairs. Like so many other nonprofit events, this one was canceled in 2020,...

    • Posted February 23, 2021
  • Open Doors: Come On!

    This phrase is used by my new friend Phil Rosenthal, the host of the Netflix program “Somebody Feed Phil” and the creator of “Everybody Loves Raymond.” (He’s not really my friend, but I feel like he is...

    • Posted December 29, 2020
  • Open Doors: The 2020 Frontdoors Gift Guide

    Once again, the Frontdoors team has been out and about (with masks on), searching for a local spin on gift-giving for the holiday season. Now more than ever, let’s take time to support the small businesses in...

    • Posted October 29, 2020
  • Open Doors: Fighting the COVID Slump

    It’s all my friends are talking about — women and men. This “work-from-home, school-from-home, record-breaking heat wave” situation has us DOWN, and we’re over it. Yes, we were over it in May, but now we’re really over...

    • Posted August 27, 2020
  • Open Doors: Our Hearts Need Art

    So, here we are, 20-plus weeks into a global pandemic and the daily stress it has caused on all people, all places and all things. The flow of information for our local nonprofit arts and culture organizations...

    • Posted August 4, 2020
  • Open Doors: Let’s Plan With Hope in Our Hearts

    The end of May is our time to evaluate things here at Frontdoors, followed by time I take each June to set goals for my personal life. This year, I find myself with more lead time to...

    • Posted May 7, 2020
  • Open Doors: Let’s Plan With Hope in Our Hearts

    The end of May is our time to evaluate things here at Frontdoors, followed by time I take each June to set goals for my personal life. This year, I find myself with more lead time to...

    • Posted April 2, 2020
  • Open Doors: Defining Moments

    These times will change everything The first week of March was my last glimpse of “normal.” I attended several nonprofit fundraisers and planning meetings. My kids went to school for 3rd and 8th grade each day. We...

    • Posted April 2, 2020
  • Open Doors: Arizona’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’ Treasures Revealed!

    It’s finally time to see the three episodes of “Antiques Roadshow” that were filmed at Desert Botanical Garden back in April 2019. I was honored to visit the set during filming, bring a beloved family heirloom of...

    • Posted March 5, 2020
  • Open Doors: The Valley Arts and Culture Scene Is Blooming

                It’s time to take another peek into the Frontdoors Arts & Culture Calendar and reserve some dates and tickets before I blink and miss it. The next few months are filled with classics, new works, tons...

    • Posted February 6, 2020