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Valley Partnership releases community project short-list

Courtesy of Valley Partnership

It doesn’t get any easier. The 2015 Valley Partnership Community Project planning process has officially begun. Sixteen grant applications were received, reviewed and ranked by hard-working committee members. The committee short listed the applications to four potential charity recipients. Juliana Norvell of Marc Taylor Inc., led the charge as the charity recipient liaison for the… Read More →

Sundt donates $60K to Phoenix nonprofits

by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

Sundt Construction, Inc. and its employees recently reached a milestone in awarding grants through the Sundt Foundation. Since its inception in 1999, the Foundation has awarded more than $6 million in grants to community organizations in Arizona, Texas and California. In awarding the second quarter grants, Sundt surpassed the $6 million mark, which included grants… Read More →

Scottsdale Nonprofit Hosts Shape-Up Event for Kids and Families

Shape Up US, WEB

Thousands of Valley kids and families will enjoy a host of carnival activities, sports clinics, music and more at the Shape Up US Carnival on March 29 and 30 at WestWorld in Scottsdale. The event is hosted by Shape Up US, a Scottsdale nonprofit dedicating to fighting childhood obesity. The Carnival is scheduled from 10 a.m.… Read More →

Buck Truck Adds Substance to Food Drives

by in Business News | Featured

Tempe, nonprofit, crowd-funding, grocery stores, farmers, donate perishable food items, Buck Truck, Tempe Leadership, United Food Bank, Mesa, Ed Baker, Tempe Chamber of Commerce, Lisa Pino, Arizona A Tempe-based nonprofit is utilizing the power of crowd-funding to enable grocery stores and farmers to donate perishable food items. Buck Truck, a project of this year’s Tempe… 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 →

12/12/12 Deals At Mane Attraction Salon

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by in Events | Style

One time only, on a day that happens only once every 100 years, Mane Attraction Salon in Phoenix is offering the following three specials: Book your next hair appointment for Wednesday, December 12 at Mane Attraction, and receive $12 off — whether it be a haircut, color or style. For those who haven’t booked an… Read More →

Ryan House announces new leadership

by in Business News | Nonprofit

Ryan House, a Phoenix-based nonprofit that provides respite and palliative care to Arizona children facing life-threatening conditions and, as needed, end-of-life care, is pleased to announce a new Executive Director and Chairman of their Board of Directors.   The nonprofit recently selected Julie Bank as their new Executive Director and Matthew Winter has been appointed as… Read More →

Experience Matters’ Inaugural Encore Fellowship Class Graduates

by in Business News | Nonprofit

Experience Matters, an organization that connects baby boomers with nonprofit and social service organizations to improve the quality of life in Maricopa County, announces the graduation of the inaugural encore fellowship class.  The first class of encore fellows has completed their yearlong fellowship with their host nonprofit organizations. Encore fellowships represent a new life-stage in… 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 →

Experience Matters gets Grant from Virginia G. Piper

by in Business News

Experience Matters, an organization that connects baby boomers with nonprofit and social service organizations to improve the quality of life in Maricopa County, has received a $1.6 million grant over four years from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust. The grant allows Experience Matters to expand its infrastructure to offer more paid and unpaid opportunities to… Read More →

International Genomics Consortium forms joint venture with Michigan

by in Business News | Healthcare | Tech

As a key step toward providing patients with treatments based on their own DNA profiles, the International Genomics Consortium (IGC) and the University of Michigan have launched a new joint venture that will help usher in an age of personalized medicine. Called Paradigm, the new nonprofit company brings together the expertise of IGC and the… Read More →

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Launches ‘Piper Trust Encore Prize’

Piper Charitable Trust

To recognize and build on the achievements of nonprofit and public sector organizations that engage the talent of people over 50 in “Encore” roles—Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is launching the Piper Trust Encore Prize. “Mature adults that either want to retire or retool, have something of great value—experience—and as such, organizations are learning to… Read More →

More Than 2,000 Will Graduate From W. P. Carey School

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More than 2,000 students will graduate from Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business next week. This is one of the biggest graduation classes ever for the school, known as one of the largest and highest-ranked business schools in the country. The president of the Phoenix Suns, a group of executives flying in… Read More →

Five Monopolies, Methods of Communication Losing Their Hold

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by in Blogs | Education | Lists | Tech | Workforce

1. Landlines According to CITA, an International Wireless nonprofit organization, 91% of Americans carry a cell phone as of 2009, and those numbers have continued to expand.  Now more than ever, with the growing popularity of the iPhone and Droid, cell phones have become both a necessity and an addiction. In past decades, landlines were… Read More →