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McKesson volunteer event benefits cancer patients


From September 16 – 30, 2015, more than 16,000 McKesson employees in Scottsdale and more than 190 locations across the U.S. and Canada will participate in the 17th Community Days program, an annual company volunteering event.  More than 400 Scottsdale based employees will volunteer for the event. During Community Days, employees will gather forlarge group volunteer… Read More →

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino employees impact community

Honoring, Hiring and Helping our HEROES of Pinal County  (HOHP)

In 2014, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino made a large impact in the community through its HERO program. HERO is an employee-based volunteer program in which employees and their families make noteworthy, visible contributions to the community by lending their time, skills, expertise and caring to dozens of volunteer projects throughout the community. Once again, HERO volunteers… Read More →

Davis Named Vice President of Pioneer Title Agency

Pioneer Title Agency announced it has appointed real estate veteran Tom Davis as its vice president. In his role, Davis will be responsible for collaborating with the leadership at Pioneer’s more than 50 offices statewide as well as working closely with the family-owned title agency’s area managers on operations, customer service, technology enhancements and marketing.… Read More →

UA Study Targets Latinas with Breast Cancer

by in Economy | Featured | Healthcare

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Latinas, but patients often have limited access to resources to help them cope psychologically. A research study to evaluate the impact of low cost telephone-delivered counseling on quality of life for Latinas with breast cancer and their supporters is being led by Terry A. Badger, PhD,… Read More →

Cervical Cancer: Prevention & Treatment

cervical cancer
by in Prevention

According to the American Cancer Society, there will be more than 12,000 new cases of cervical cancer diagnosed this year in the United States alone, making it the third most common cancer in women. The disease forms slowly, but has very few symptoms in early stages. Every January, we observe Cervical Cancer Awareness Month to… Read More →

Health Resolutions To Make Before The New Year

Health Resolutions to Make Before the New Year

Each year, we spend New Year’s Day resolving to improve mind, body and spirit. However, in most cases, those resolutions are often broken, forgotten and shelved for yet another year before the holiday lights even come down. So, this year, why not get a head’s start on make better choices before the New Year arrives?… Read More →

The FYI On PAP Testing To Fight Against HPV, Cervical Cancer

The FYI on PAP Testing
by in Prevention

According to the American Cancer Society, there will be more than 12,000 new cases of cervical cancer diagnosed this year in the United States alone, making it the third most common cancer in women. The disease forms slowly, but has very few symptoms in early stages. The No. 1 risk factor in developing cervical cancer… Read More →

Dutch Bros. Coffee's “Pink Out” Day To Benefit Breast Cancer Walk, Screenings

Dutch Bros. Coffee
by in Events

Part of the Dutch Mafia? Then you’re probably well aware that Dutch Bros. Coffee is holding a “Pink Out” Day on October 1 in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month. And for those of you who aren’t an avid Dutch Bros. drinker, here’s your chance to learn more about it. All Dutch Bros. Coffee… Read More →

Wine, Stomp Competitions And Family-Friendly Events At Kokopelli Krush

Kokopelli Krunch
by in Events | Play

Who knew you could combine wine, beer and plenty of family-friendly events? Now in its 11th year, Kokopelli Krush is an event suitable for the entire family — featuring live entertainment, games, a kid’s play area, the Krush stomp competitions and wine and beer. The longest running wine event in the state, Kokopelli Krush offers… Read More →

Proactive Prostate: Learn The Facts, Risks, Treatments Of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer
by in Prevention

When it comes to prostate cancer and men, the statistics are sobering. According to the American Cancer Society: Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. More than 240,00 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2012. More than 28,000 men will die of prostate cancer in… Read More →

Anne Rita Monahan Foundation's Tea For Teal Event To Raise Money For Ovarian Cancer Research

Anne Rita Monahan Foundation
by in Events | Prevention

The Anne Rita Monahan Foundation’s 4th annual Tea For Teal event will raise money for ovarian cancer research. The American Cancer Society projects that 22,280 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012. Statistically, 15,500 of them will die. The Anne Rita Monahan (ARM) Foundation wants to change those numbers. The foundation is run… Read More →

Never Quiet On Cancer Care: Center To Focus Breast Cancer

Dr. Quiet with a breast cancer patient - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012

Valley doctor creates first center to focus exclusively on women fighting breast cancer Dr. Coral Quiet is anything but … quiet, that is. This busy mother of two has been one of the loudest voices in Arizona’s war against breast cancer for more than two decades. “When I moved to Arizona in the early-1990s, I… Read More →

Prostate Cancer And You: Get Educated

Prostate Cancer Prevention, Treatment
by in Prevention

Prostate cancer is the most common form of non-skin cancer in America. It is the second leading cause of death among males in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that 29,412 men died from prostate cancer in 2008. During the month of November, men nationwide went the extra mile to raise awareness of… Read More →

Brokerage Individual of the Year for Sales 2011

RED Awards 2011
by in Events | Real Estate

Eric J. Wichterman Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial Sales details: 17 sales transactions $61M in value In 2010, Wichterman, an executive vice president, outpaced all competitive commercial brokerage individuals and teams in selling the most lender-owned property for the largest collection of lender/REO clients. His clients included most major special servicers and large banks such as… Read More →