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SRP employees honored for volunteer work

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In honor of the hundreds of SRP employees who devote thousands of hours to worthy causes, six employees have been chosen to receive the SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit Award. The award recognizes employees and retirees who are leaders in volunteerism and who serve as examples of the power of caring. “One of the truly remarkable aspects of the… Read More →

3 reasons giving back will grow your business

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There is a quote that says, “From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.” No one disagrees that giving back is important. Whether it is volunteering to speak at an event, sponsoring a conference, or reserving time to mentor, giving back is not only the right thing… Read More →

Arizona Opera appoints new general director

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The Arizona Opera Board of Directors has announced the appointment of its new President and General Director, Joseph Specter. Currently the General Director for Austin Opera, Specter successfully led the $3.8 million company through a significant era of growth, overseeing a 30 percent increase in its annual operating budget while maintaining complete fiscal solvency. He… Read More →

Devereux Arizona acquires Youth and Families First

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Devereux Arizona, a leading behavioral health provider, announced the acquisition of Phoenix-based Youth and Families First (YFF).  The joining of FYY’s behavioral health services for at-risk youth and families in Phoenix, Mesa and Tucson with Devereux Arizona’s wide spectrum of care spanning much of the state will bring much-needed support to more children and families… Read More →

Foundation for Senior Living hires HR director

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The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) is pleased to announce Patricia Cordova has joined the organization as Human Resources Director. Cordova as nearly 30 years of experience in non-profit and human resources.  She is a graduate of the Hispanic Leadership Institute–West, a leadership development program involving top business and policy authorities to prepare Hispanics for increased participation… Read More →

Phoenix Rescue Mission launches heat relief campaign

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Rising temperatures and unpredictable weather continue to plague the Valley’s homeless and elderly shut-ins each summer in Arizona, causing many to die on the streets and in their homes. In an effort to protect this vulnerable population, Phoenix Rescue Mission is launching its Valley-wide Code:Red Summer Heat Relief Campaign for the fourth consecutive year. Beginning May… Read More →

What’s in store for 2016 Brokers for Kids?

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Every year, Brokers for Kids brings together real estate teams across the Valley to help raise money for at-risk children. These real estate teams compete all year, then meet up for an Olympiad to square off for the championship to top off their fundraising event for the year. At the Olympiad, the teams compete in… Read More →

Ryan House to host annual fundraiser with Luis Gonzalez

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Ryan House, a nonprofit that provides respite care, therapy, pediatric palliative care and end-of-life care to children, is hosting its annual fundraiser on Friday, May 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom at the Arizona Biltmore. Special guests at this year’s fundraiser include former Arizona Diamondbacks player Luis Gonzalez, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton along… Read More →

Flinn Foundation names Stacy Tucker new CFO

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The Flinn Foundation named Stacy L. Tucker as its new vice president and CFO, a position responsible for overseeing the Foundation’s investment, financial, accounting and business activities. Tucker, who joined the Foundation in early March, also is responsible for financial reporting, auditing, budgeting, internal controls, insurance, employee benefits and the preparation of annual tax returns… Read More →

Valley’s Altered Tails receives $500,000 grant

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Altered Tails, a 501c3 organization and the Valley’s largest spay/neuter clinic specializing in high-quality, low-cost services, announced that it is the recipient of a $500,000 grant from PetSmart Charities. The grant will provide funding to support the opening of the high-volume, high-quality, low-cost clinic, which will provide affordable and accessible spay/neuter services to the Tucson, AZ community. PetSmart Charities… Read More →

Ryan House seeks insurance reimbursement

Ryan House

Ryan House, a nonprofit that provides respite care, therapy, pediatric palliative care and end-of-life care to children, partnered with ASU in a study to show its services are eligible for insurance reimbursement. Currently, Ryan House is completely funded by donations. The university is collecting data from Ryan House to prove it operates under a cost effective model in order… Read More →

Wells Fargo donates $8 million to Arizona communities

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In 2015, Wells Fargo & Company donated more than $8 million to support Arizona schools and nonprofits while its employees volunteered 110,344 hours. This giving total represents $4,729,495 in corporate and foundation contributions and $3,317,986 personally contributed by Wells Fargo Arizona team members during its annual Community Support Campaign in September. The Arizona team members’ volunteer… Read More →

Scottsdale Charros appoints new executive director

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The Scottsdale Charros appointed Scottsdale native and lifelong resident Dennis Robbins as its new executive director. “I am very excited to be leading the Scottsdale Charros in this capacity,” Robbins said. “The Scottsdale Charros is a premier community service organization and its members are great community stewards. I look forward to continuing to make a… Read More →

Ballard Spahr’s Kendis Key Muscheid earns honor

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Kendis Key Muscheid, a partner at Ballard Spahr and a nonprofit attorney in the southwest, will be presented with the Arizona Foundation for Women’s (AFW’s) Marilyn R. Seymann Award on April 14 at its 20th Anniversary Awards Luncheon. The event will be held at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale. The Awards Luncheon is AFW’s… Read More →