Tools of Healing

Dr. Robert Kravetz shares fascinating items from his collection of antique medical instruments Dr. Robert Kravetz is a healer, historian and educator. A retired gastroenterologist, he is on the faculty at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in downtown Phoenix. Over the years, Kravetz has amassed a vast personal collection of medical antiques and […]

Cheers to the Chairs! January 2022

A preview of the Valley’s premier philanthropic events and who’s leading these important efforts Celebration of Angels Alisa’s Angels Foundation BOARD CHAIR: Liz Wallendorf  EVENT DATE: January 21, 2022 DETAILS: Barrow Grand Ball  Women’s Board of Barrow Neurological Foundation CHAIRS: Katie Mueller and Jacquie Dorrance  EVENT DATE: January 22, 2022 DETAILS: An Enchanted […]

10 Questions With…Kathie Lee Gifford

Celebrated entertainer and four-time Emmy winner  It’s a new year! What’s on your wish list for 2022? I’m excited to start a brand-new year. This past year has been one of the busiest of my life, and I’ve enjoyed it so much. I have a new film that I’ve been working on for several years […]

Hush a Bye, Don’t You Cry

Helping people with substance-use disorders become better parents   Organization Hushabye Nursery Leadership Co-Founder & Executive Director Tara Sundem Board President Brandon Clark Annual budget $3.6 million Origin: As a neonatal nurse practitioner with more than 27 years of experience, Tara Sundem has worked with mothers and collaborated with community partners to improve outcomes for babies […]

Cover Story: A Mighty Ride

Carla Vargas Jasa reflects on the difficult, critical and fun decisions that led her to lead Valley of the Sun United Way You can tell she’s well-traveled, smart and serious. You will learn that she likes to cook and loves her Boston Terrier puppy, Ellie. And yet, if you found yourself in conversation with Carla […]

A Day With Christine Kajikawa Wilkinson

President + CEO of Arizona State University Alumni Association, SVP + Secretary of Arizona State University and Managing Director of Arizona State University Trustees 5:15 a.m. >> MOVEMENT IS THE NORM   Six days a week, I exercise, whether it’s jogging or on a stationary bike. It helps my day get started and is the […]

Next Doors: Building a More Inclusive Economy

GPEC and partners focus on expanding Arizona’s economic base When we think about economic development, we tend to think in terms of home runs. Landing a big new industry for the state. Luring a company from another market. Opening a new manufacturing facility or tech lab. The kind of stuff that makes for good headlines.  […]

Tucson Turns up the Holiday Heat

The Old Pueblo blends classic cheer with only-here Baja traditions Suzanne Wright  I  Contributing Writer Picture-perfect Southwestern weather ushers in an enchanted holiday season in Tucson. And the Sonoran borderlands traditions in Arizona’s second-biggest city have a twist all their own. Try these merry and bright happenings with widespread appeal for the whole family.   […]

Luxe Life: Host with the Most

Lory Parson shares the art of entertaining Wife, mom, amateur cook, lover of entertaining — and owner of too many napkins — Lory Parson enjoys hosting friends and family in her Phoenix home. She’s dedicated to bringing back the art of entertaining and sharing it with others. The catalyst for her entertaining blog, “To Have […]