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21st Annual Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic set for Nov. 6

Fresh Start Charity

WHAT: The 21st annual Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic presented by Valley Toyota Dealers, and hosted by the Fresh Start Men’s Board, is one of Arizona’s largest non-celebrity charity golf tournaments in the Valley. The event has raised more than $2.5 million, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. Golfers will… Read More →

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation raises more than $120K

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Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation’s tenth annual Golf4Smiles Tournament held May 8 at Grayhawk Golf Club, broke the previous fundraising record, raising a total of $120,042. The event is held by the Foundation to raise money to fight tooth decay in children, including providing for dental screenings, sealants, fluoride varnish applications, dental supply distribution and… Read More →

Ranking Arizona voting for 2016 ends tomorrow

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Everybody wants to be the best. In business, being the best can boost a company’s bottom line. Ranking Arizona lets Arizona companies prove they’re among the 10 best in their industries. Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business, which is published annually by AZ Big Media, is the result of largest business opinion poll taken in… Read More →

Catholic Charities adds board members

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Catholic Charities is proud to welcome Angela Ducey and Mark Weber to the Board of Directors. Jim LaBrie is stepping up to be board chair after seven years on the Board of Directors. Angela Ducey, a native of Arizona, is a co-owner of a small retail design store in Scottsdale, Ariz. Her previous work experience… Read More →

Az Business honors Most Influential Women in Arizona

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of industry. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2015, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. “While their resumes and career paths may differ, the women… Read More →

NAU receives $1.5M TRIO Student Support Services grant

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Northern Arizona University has been awarded a TRIO Student Support Services grant from the U.S. Department of Education to continue its program through August 2020. The grant award will be $296,273 annually, totaling about $1,481,365, and will serve 240 first-generation, low-income students or students with disabilities each year. This is in addition to institutional support of approximately 200… Read More →

My Sisters’ Charities generates $72k in one year

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One year since opening its doors, the My Sisters’ Charities Thrift Store in Chandler has many things to celebrate, especially the staggering $72,000 in donations generated for the non-profit’s benefitting organizations. “We are thrilled with the success of My Sisters’ Charities Thrift Store and amazed at what we were able to accomplish in just one… Read More →

TGen developing accurate test for Lyme disease

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Focus On Lyme, an initiative sponsored by the Leadership Children’s Foundation of Gilbert, Ariz., has donated $75,000 to the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to support research into the development of a quick, affordable and accurate method of diagnosing Lyme disease. The most common vector-borne illness in the U.S., Lyme disease affects an estimated 300,000… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy adds Church and Ministry Law practice

Left to right: Shareholder Robert (Bob) Erven Brown and associate Matthew (Matt) H. Mason

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy has announced that shareholder Robert (Bob) Erven Brown and associate Matthew (Matt) H. Mason have joined the firm. In addition to their work in the newly formed Church and Ministry Law practice, both attorneys bring substantial experience in real estate and business law and transactions. “The array of… Read More →

Arizona Theatre Company campaign surpasses $700,000

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Thanks to statewide support, Arizona Theatre Company is expected to raise more than $700,000 from a challenge match grant by an anonymous donor who increased the original amount from $500,000 to $600,000 in June. ATC received nearly 900 gifts during the month-long campaign, representing almost half of the 2039 individual gifts received during all of… Read More →

Arizona State Credit Union will award 41 scholarships

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Arizona State Credit Union has announced its 2015 Scholarship and Grant Program. This year, the Credit Union will award a total of $44,000 to students and graduates. Each of the Credit Union’s 20 branch locations will award one $1,000 scholarship to students and one $1,000 grant to graduates who are Credit Union members. “We are proud… Read More →

Wells Fargo invests $7.3M in Arizona schools, nonprofits

Arizona School Choice Trust

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has announced that it invested more than $7.3 million in schools and nonprofits in Arizona in 2014 – totaling more than $20,000 in daily giving to local nonprofit organizations.  Wells Fargo team members personally pledged more than $3.4 million of the total in addition to recording 90,757 volunteer hours… Read More →

NotMYkid unveils new donor giving tree

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Peggy Baze, notmykid board member and founder of Artful Giving, another local nonprofit recently partnered with Tony Gibson, a local artist and donor to create a beautiful Giving Tree at notMYkid’s corporate office in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The new mural is located at 5230 East Shea Blvd., Suite 100 Scottsdale, AZ 85254. Notmykid recognizes the importance… Read More →

Visitors to The CORE Institute will witness a sea of R.E.D.

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On Friday, July 10, visitors to any of The CORE Institute’s facilities or clinics will witness a sea of red—red shirts that is.  More than 287 employees have purchased R.E.D. shirts to wear on Friday, and other select Fridays, instead of their normal work clothes.  R.E.D. stands for Remember EveryoneDeployed. The R.E.D. Shirt Friday program… Read More →