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Ryan House and Dutch Bros team up to help kids

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It is time to Shake it for Ryan House at all Dutch Bros Phoenix-area locations from Monday, July 25 to Sunday, July 31. Dutch Bros will donate $1 from every Dutch Frost sold throughout the duration of the week to Ryan House. Ryan House is a local non-profit that offers world-class respite and end of… Read More →

Marines get $1M from Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

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During a special dedication ceremony in April, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation presented an unexpected $1 million gift to the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. The donation will help fund the final phase of the National Museum of the Marine Corps’ construction, which is scheduled to finish in 2017. The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation… Read More →

APS Foundation continues focus on STEM education

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Fourteen nonprofit organizations located throughout Arizona and the Four Corners area will receive more than $1.2 million in STEM-supported grants, the APS Foundation announced. Supporting science, technology, engineering and math (also known as STEM) and other education programs has been the Foundation’s principal focus since 2012. “Arizona is blessed to have a number of local organizations… Read More →

Clear Title raises $15k for Boys & Girls Clubs

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Commercial and residential title and escrow services firm, Clear Title Agency of Arizona, raised more than $15,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley through a month-long “5-for-5” program. Clear Title donated $5 from every transaction closed during the month of June and raised outside donations to benefit the Guardians for Kids… Read More →

Az Business names Most Influential Women of 2016

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They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of industry. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016, as selected from a pool of more than 1,000 candidates by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. “While their resumes and industries may differ, the women we… Read More →

Mountain Vista Medical Center celebrates 9 years

Mountain Vista Medical Center

On Saturday, July 23, Mountain Vista Medical Center will hold a family-friendly celebration to mark the hospital’s ninth anniversary. With free health screenings, kids’ activities, food trucks and the chance to win prizes, the event will have something for everyone. The free event will take place between 10 a.m. and noon, offering back-to-school eye checks. The… Read More →

Free school supplies with Tools 4 School

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The new school year is beginning soon and Tools 4 School, is providing backpacks, school supplies, haircuts and more to prepare students for the 2016-2017 school year Sat., July 30 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Travis L. Williams American Legion Post 65 near 16th Street and Broadway Road. The first 3,000 students, kindergarten through 8th grade… Read More →

State of Arizona increases investment in the arts

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The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, announced 239 grants to Arizona nonprofit arts organizations, local arts agencies, schools and community organizations. In total, the competitive grant review process for fiscal year 2017 (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017) resulted in an aggregate investment of $2,266,000, and represents… Read More →

Meet Seed Spot’s new executive director

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Entering its fifth fiscal year this month, SEED SPOT is entering a new chapter of growth – including new leadership for its Phoenix chapter. With funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation last fall, SEED SPOT is preparing to launch in a second city in early 2017. In preparation for expansion, SEED SPOT has built a… Read More →

Wells Fargo kicks off annual statewide food drive

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Wells Fargo is conducting its 9th Annual Summer Statewide Food Drive July 5 through 27. The event collects donations for food banks that span the entire state with collection bins in all 253 Wells Fargo Community Banking stores throughout Arizona. Donations will benefit members of the Association of Arizona Food Banks. In 2015, Arizona food banks… Read More →

15 graduate from AWEE BankWork$ class

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Among the 15 graduates from the second BankWork$ class preparing for careers in the financial industry were a single parent, a foster parent and an individual who was being evicted while the 8-week, 168-hour class was going on. Eight of the 15 graduates are working or will start this month at banks including Wells Fargo,… Read More →

Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture awards $800K to 55 organizations

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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton believes a vibrant arts community is instrumental in creating a strong economy and as a result the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture increased the amount of funds being distributed to local non-profit arts and culture organizations. This year the Community Arts Support Grants Program will award a total of $865,346 to 55 non-profit organizations serving the residents of Phoenix… Read More →

Arizona ranks as 18th worst state for food hardship

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Despite Arizona officially recovering from the recession this year, millions of Americans live in households that struggle to put food on the table, according to a report, How Hungry is America?, released by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC). The report found one in six Americans (16 percent) said in 2015 that there had been times… Read More →

Tucson business leader will match $1M for Arizona Theatre Company

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Tucson business leader and Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) board member Mike Kasser will guarantee $1 million toward ATC’s $2 million fund-raising goal if an equal amount can be raised through the outreach effort now underway. As a result, the ATC Board of Trustees has extended the fund-raising deadline for this effort from Friday, July 1… Read More →