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4 from Sherman & Howard make Southwest Super Lawyers

Sherman & Howard's Hope Leibsohn was selected to Southwest Super Lawyers.

Sherman & Howard announced that four of its Arizona attorneys have been named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers: John Alan Doran in Labor and Employment Law, Bob Hackett in Business Litigation, Hope Leibsohn in Estate & Probate and Brian Mueller in Business Litigation. John Alan Doran was also selected for a special recognition by the publication:… Read More →

How to market yourself as a law student

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What does marketing have to do with law school and the legal profession? It’s a skill many attorneys learn to master throughout their careers, but it’s one skill law schools don’t teach. Learning to market yourself as a law student can help you land internships, externships, clerkships, and potentially, your first job. Get Connected If… Read More →

Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center announces $9M makeover

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Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center, A Destination Hotel, will embark on a massive renovation July 1 that will transform the independent resort and revitalize its amenities. The resort is the newest property in the Destination Hotels portfolio and the only resort in the Phoenix metropolitan area to undergo a substantial renovation in 2015. In September,… Read More →

O’Connor House becomes Sandra Day O’Connor Institute

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O’Connor House is now the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute.  O’Connor House, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to solving complex issues through civil discourse and collaborative action.  In recognition of the need to continue to expand and enhance its endeavors, the Board of Directors voted to change the name of the organization from O’Connor House to… Read More →

Bob Michaels receives Spirit of ABIL Award

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As an advocate for the disabled for more than 30 years whose passionate commitment to independent living has taken him from board rooms to the halls of Congress, Bob Michaels has lived on both sides of disability. When he served as Executive Director for Arizona Bridge for Independent Living (ABIL) from 1984 to 1991 and… Read More →

We-Ko-Pa makes ‘Best Stay & Play’ list

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In Colorado AvidGolfer’s recent 2015 CAGGY Awards lauding the nation’s top golf destinations, the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center was recognized as a “Best Phoenix/Scottsdale Stay & Play” by the publication’s readers along with the Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon and The Boulders. An enterprise of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, the property was rebranded last… Read More →

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater coming to Mesa Arts Center

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world’s most popular dance companies, will share its inspiring artistry with audiences on a 19-city national tour that includes performances in Mesa Arts Center’s Ikeda Theater on April 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. Arizona Community Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative is the Event Sponsor for the Mesa performances.… Read More →

Arizona BBQ Festival returns to Salt River Fields

The 6th annual Arizona BBQ Festival is returning to Salt River Fields Sat., May 2, from noon to 10 p.m. The more than 25 top barbecue purveyors are only part of what’s expected to draw the 15,000-plus people. REDNECK GAMES. Back by popular demand for a third year is the Redneck Games Arena which will feature contests free… Read More →

La Piazza PHX unveils new patio, happy hour

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Fans of La Piazza PHX in the heart of downtown Phoenix are about to have even more compelling, delicious incentives to visit the much talked-about, VPN (Verace Pizza Napoletana) certified pizzeria this spring with the debut of their new weekday happy hour, new rotating lunch specials, and most noticeably to passersby: a new outdoor patio… Read More →

East Valley Partnership hosts Statesperson’s Luncheon

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The East Valley Partnership, a business advocacy group dedicated to improve business and quality of life in the East Valley region of Greater Phoenix, is hosting the Statesperson’s Luncheon at noon on Monday, March 30 at the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) located at 1601 W. Main Street in Mesa, Ariz. Attendees of the… Read More →

Governor’s Arts Awards honors Arizona’s best

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March 27, 2015 by in Featured | Nonprofit

Guitar artist, musician and luthier William Eaton of Sedona, Tucson arts advocate I. Michael Kasser and Arizona State University strings professor Dr. Margaret Schmidt captured the top individual awards at the 2015 Governor’s Arts Awards at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. More than 600 arts supporters, artists, advocates and business leaders were on hand for… Read More →

Illusionist headlines 2015 AWEE After Dark

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Mentalist and illusionist Simon Winthrop, an award-winning magician considered one of the best in the world, will engage, entertain and interact with guests at the 2015 AWEE After Dark, a casual, no-black-tie evening of appetizers, signature cocktails, friends and live and silent auctions on Friday, April 10 from 5:0-10 p.m. at The Clayton on the… Read More →

Hot Rod Night and Bike Night return to Westgate

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Classic cars, hot rods and motorcycles will be cruising into Westgate Entertainment District this spring with the return of Westgate Hot Rod Night and Bike Night! The two highly anticipated, weekly events host close to 500-1,500 guests for family friendly fun, live music and more. Hot Rod Night details include:  Now underway! Every Wednesday night starting March… Read More →

UA grant will boost Native American healthcare workforce

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One of only two university programs selected for the grant nationwide, the Native American Research and Training Center(NARTC) at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, was awarded a five-year, $975,000 Indians into Medicine (INMED) grant from the Indian Health Service.    “According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, Arizona will suffer a shortage… Read More →