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Cameron Carter Named Partner at Rose Law Group

by in Newsmakers

Arizona’s largest female owned law firm is proud to announce the appointment of Real Estate and Transactional Attorney Cameron Carter as the firm’s new partner at Rose Law Group pc (RLG). Carter, who specializes in Real Estate Transactions, Acquisition, Due Diligence, Real Estate Finance, Development/Redevelopment, Land Use/Entitlements and Development Agreements, first joined RLG as a… Read More →

Ronald McDonald House board adds Pixler Ryerson

Carrie Pixler Ryerson, an attorney at Fennemore Craig in Phoenix, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix. Ryerson practices in the area of labor and employment. She regularly represents employers before administrative agencies and courts, defending against discrimination and harassment claims, wrongful termination and wage and… Read More →

McDowell Sonoran Preserve to close early July

by in Play

Fire danger prompts restrictions and increased patrols – Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, to reduce the threat of wild fires during the Independence Day holiday. Summer temperatures dry out vegetation and create an extreme fire threat that can endanger lives, property and the Valley’s fragile desert. The availability… Read More →

Fulton Homes’ 3-Point Zone helps nonprofits

Dennis - Suns Check
by in Business News | Nonprofit | Sports

While Monday night was fan appreciation night for the Phoenix Suns, thanks to Fulton Homes the Youth Assistance Foundation and the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) will now divide up $46,000. It’s all part of the Fulton Homes “Proud to Own the Three-Point Zone” program, a partnership between the Tempe-based homebuilder and the Phoenix… Read More →

Jones Lang LaSalle Completes $30M Sale of Phoenix Multi-family Property

by in Business News

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Capital Markets announced the firm closed the sale of La Palma in Phoenix on behalf of LAP LLC of Orange County, California. Purchased for $30.1M by Seattle-based Weidner Investment Services, the 548-unit apartment complex further cements the local market presence of Jones Lang LaSalle’s new multi-family investment sales practice, created when Executive… Read More →

Humana Invites Nonprofits To Apply For $100,000 Grant


An opportunity for Maricopa County charities to secure significant funding to improve the health and wellness of community residents has just opened up thanks to Humana. Non-profit organizations are now invited to apply for the $100,000 Humana Communities Benefit-Arizona charitable grant, sponsored by health benefits provider Humana Inc. For the sixth consecutive year, the Humana… Read More →

American Express Receives 2012 Champions In Health Award

American Express

Community Health Charities of Arizona (CHC-AZ) selected American Express as the winner of the 2012 Champions in Health Award. Selected annually, the Champions in Health Award program honors a local business in Arizona that demonstrates and promotes a commitment to providing a healthy workplace within their company as well as in the community through support… Read More →

SRP Donations ~ Providing More than Electricity & Water

SRP Donations: The Salt River Project (SRP) is providing the Valley with more than just electricity and water. SRP, with help of its employees, has raised more than $1.7 million for charitable organizations in the Valley and across the state. The SRP Employee Boosters Association allows employees to donate through a one-time payment or payroll… Read More →

Charitable And Socially Responsible Shopping Sites

You don't have to be santa to give charitable gifts this season
by in Executive Lifestyle | Lists

There are so many ways to share the spirit of giving to those that need it.  Many of your favorite online stores have special sections that donate portions of purchases to specific causes. Also, don’t forget the many independent artists and product-specific initiatives like (RED) and Tom’s Shoes that make contributions to improving quality of… Read More →

Olympian Ryan O’Meara Opens Outdoor Ice Skating Rink In Scottsdale

Ryan O’Meara Opens Outdoor Ice Skating Rink In Scottsdale
by in Around Arizona | Events

If you’re from Arizona, chances are you haven’t experienced Jack Frost nipping at your nose while skating around an outdoor rink. Bust out your mittens, hats and scarves, Arizonans, because that’s about to change. Olympic ice dancer Ryan O’Meara is bringing winter fun to downtown Scottsdale. The rink will sit outside of Palavela Home, the… Read More →

Nonprofits Need To Be Prepared When Asking Law Firms For Pro Bono Assistance

In these tough economic times, nonprofit organizations are increasingly being relied upon for services, even as contributions continue to drop. Doing more with less has become the norm. In this lean environment, what happens if a nonprofit organization hits a legal road bump that could require hours of work from an attorney or law firm?… Read More →

What It Takes To Form A Nonprofit Or Tax-Exempt Organization

It usually starts with a phone call from a client, or maybe another attorney in your office. Someone wants to set up a nonprofit corporation, usually a tax-exempt charity, often on behalf of a pro-bono client, and assumes it should be pretty easy. Unfortunately, it’s not. First, “nonprofit” is not the same as “tax-exempt,” although… Read More →