Athena Awards Recipients Chosen

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce announced the 2016 ATHENA Public Sector, Private Sector and Young Professional Award recipients during its 29th Annual ATHENA Awards Luncheon Oct. 26 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Rebecca Clyde, co-founder & CXO of Ideas Collide, was awarded the 2016 ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award in the […]

Upcoming Events at MIM

DECEMBER Concert: Hymns of Hawaiʻi: George Kahumoku Jr., Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i, & Kawika Kahiapo Thursday, December 1 | 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $38.50 – $48.50 Genre: Global Focus/Hawaiian Description: Three award-winning Hawaiian music masters: George Kahumoku Jr., Uncle Richard Ho’opi’l, and Kawika Kahiapoall ordained kahu—minister, in Hawaiian language—share their deep love of Hawaiian hymn traditions for […]

What Sets the Desert Ball apart?

The Desert Foundation Auxiliary selects and presents to the community young ladies from the Scottsdale area at the Desert Ball in December. Proceeds from this year’s Desert Ball will benefit Feeding Matters, Rosie’s House and Treasure House. Thoughts on what sets the Desert Ball apart after 50 years of events…The current President of Desert Foundation […]

Valley of the Sun United Way Recognizes Nonprofits

It just doesn’t happen without them. And it’s time they got the recognition they deserve. Valley of the Sun United Way relies heavily on the generous support of organizations in our community to help it fulfill its mission of improving the lives of children and families in need. Valley of the Sun United Way is proud […]

Volunteers Keep Phoenix Beautiful

The Valley of the Sun is coming together to go green this fall! On Saturday, November 5th, Keep Phoenix Beautiful will host a city-wide volunteer day to keep the Phoenix community clean and green. In one morning, 2,500 individuals from across the valley will volunteer in over 30 locations to beautify Phoenix. This single-day event […]

Experience Matters Appoints CEO

Experience Matters, a nationally acclaimed Phoenix-based organization that connects experienced adults with nonprofits to apply their talents and resources, has appointed Eric Eilertsen as its new CEO after a seven-month national search. He begins Nov. 1. Eilertsen, 59, previously served as the president of retail and consumer Electronics for, a Silicon Valley (San Mateo, […]

Leadership Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity CEO

There’s no place like home. That’s why Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona is working to ensure those who need it most, find their way into an affordable home that they can feel proud. The organization recognizes that a decent home means a life of dignity, hope and opportunities for a successful lifestyle. Since inception, Habitat […]

Small Business Saturday Artists Market

(Image: Handmade pens by artist Richard Altenhofen) Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) invite holiday shoppers to a unique buying experience at the Small Business Saturday Artists Market on Nov. 26. Featuring works by more than 20 Arizona artists, the afternoon event will take place in the Center’s […]

New Season of Events at SMoCA

 (Night Rise by James Turrell, Photo by Sean Deckert) Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) presents a full lineup of events and programs in conjunction with its fall season, including exclusive screenings of two new series from the brand-new VICELAND television channel developed by Peabody Award-winning VICE media. Events fill quickly and early arrival is encouraged […]

Light the Night Walk

Setting an ambitious goal to break the $1 million mark, the annual Light the Night event, hosted by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, is expected to dazzle participants this year. Opening registration this month and inviting sponsors to participate, the Light the Night event for the Greater Phoenix area brings together the community, volunteers, survivors […]