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Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women

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A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Suzanne Pfister: Most Influential Women

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Suzanne Pfister, president and CEO, St. Luke’s Health Initiative Pfister led programs in state and regional government, was a partner in two small businesses, served as an executive at Dignity Health and now heads SLHI’s $120 million public foundation. Greatest accomplishment: “Continuing the legacy of service that my family started four generations ago in Arizona.” Childhood… Read More →

Susan Pepin: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Susan Pepin, MD, president and CEO, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Pepin is a nationally recognized medical educator, clinician and researcher. She joined Piper Trust as president and CEO in July. Prior to joining the Trust, Dr. Pepin served as associate dean for diversity and inclusion and associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at Geisel School… Read More →

Berkshire Hathaway donates 105,000 bottles of water

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties donated 105,568 bottles of water to the Phoenix Rescue Mission this week. The company’s annual Code Red Water Drive provided nearly 9,000 more bottles of water over its 97,000 bottle donation in 2014. “This is the fourth year we have held a summer water drive for the Phoenix Rescue Mission,… Read More →

Abrazo West Campus collecting bottled water in August

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Abrazo West Campus and Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center are collecting bottled water through Aug. 31 to help the needy cope with triple-digit temperatures. “Arizona’s harsh summer weather conditions can be devastating to people who are unable to avoid them for long periods of time,’’ said Stan Holm, Abrazo West Campus Chief Executive Officer. “We are… Read More →

Wells Fargo donates $27,000 to 10 nonprofits

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Wells Fargo will contribute $27,000 to 10 nonprofits to recognize the valuable contributions the company’s Arizona team members have made to the groups.  The contributions are made through Wells Fargo’s Volunteer Service Award program which recognizes Wells Fargo team members who make an exceptional impact through volunteerism. The nonprofit where each winner volunteers receives a grant from… Read More →

Parsons gives $25K to Free Arts for Abused Children

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona (Free Arts) a $250,000 grant to enhance existing programs. Providing services specifically to children who live in group homes, residential treatment centers, child crisis centers and domestic violence and homeless shelters, Free Arts relies heavily on the type of support… Read More →

Valley Dentist uses Cancer Awareness Month to help kids

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During the month of September patients at Dr. J. Philipp’s office can help to make a child’s dream come true while also protecting their own health. According to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health, nearly 16,000 children and teens will be diagnosed with cancer this year and nearly 2,000 will die.… Read More →

Save the Family elects new board members

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Christine Goldberg of Tempe, now retired from the Arizona Health Care Containment System, has been elected President of the Save the Family Foundation Board of Directors for 2015-16. Goldberg will be joined on the executive committee by Vice President Tom Bambury of Mesa, Finance Controller, ON Semiconductor; Treasurer Tom Kaupie of Gilbert, Senior Vice President,… Read More →

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix gets 4-star rating

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Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator, has awarded its highest four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix (RMHC). “Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix’s 4-star rating puts it in a very select group of high-performing charities,” said Charity Navigator Chief Operating Officer Tim… Read More →

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

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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 →