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18th Annual Behind The Flames Scottsdale Firefighter Charity Dinner
Dominick's Steakhouse - Scottsdale
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18 Years of Celebrating Scottsdale’s Heroes….Join Scottsdale Firefighters for a Memorable Night at the 18TH Annual Behind The Flames Annual Scottsdale Firefighter Charities Dinner at Dominick’s Steakhouse Sunday, September 30th Featured speakers include Grant Woods, Pastor Warren Stewart and Jerry Colangelo

Make plans now to celebrate the heroic Scottsdale Firefighters and the charities they support on Sunday, Sept. 30th2018 at the 18th annual Behind the Flames Scottsdale Firefighter Charities Dinner at Dominick’s Steakhouse.

As part of the evening, the Scottsdale Firefighters Association will also present the Scottsdale Firefighter of the Year Award and honor C.A.R.E. Award recipients Grant Woods, Pastor Warren Stewart and Jerry Colangelo. The award is to recognize individuals for Contributing to Achievement and Redefining Excellence.        

The cocktail hour begins at 5:00 pm, followed by dinner from Dominick’s Steakhouse that features prime steaks, seafood and signature dishes at 6:00 pm.  Dominick’s Steakhouse is located in the Scottsdale Quarter at 15169 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale.

 The Scottsdale Firefighter Association is honored to welcome Grant Woods, Pastor Warren Stewart and Jerry Colangelo as the featured speakers and guests of honor.

As the former Attorney General of Arizona from 1991 until 1999, Grant Woods is one of Arizona's most acclaimed and successful lawyers. His career is legendary, with record jury verdicts and settlements in the toughest cases.  He successfully argued Lewis v. Casey before the United States Supreme Court and was one of the principal architects of the states' lawsuits against the tobacco companies and was a key negotiator in the resulting largest civil settlement in history. 

Dr. Warren H. Stewart Sr. has been Senior Pastor of the First Institutional Baptist Church of Phoenix since 1977. Called one of the most influential religious leaders in Arizona and the nation, Stewart has been recognized by others as "a man of conscience” with a commitment and dedication to the cause of moral leadership, human rights and a soldier of justice and equality. 

Jerry Colangelo is currently a special adviser to the Philadelphia 76ers. He became the youngest general manager in professional sports in 1968 after being hired as general manager for the Phoenix Suns. Colangelo is the former owner of Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Arizona Sandsharks, Arizona Rattlers and the Arizona Diamondbacks.  

Charities benefiting from the dinner include Vista Del Camino Food Bank, Scottsdale Prevention Institute, Scottsdale Gateway Alliance, Scottsdale Foothills Animal Rescue, City of Scottsdale Youth Deployment, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk.

Single tickets are available for $150, and there are three sponsorship donations available for purchase as well. 

The Title Sponsorship for $10,000 offers a table for ten and all refreshments, the Signature Sponsorship for $5,000 offers a table for eight and all refreshments, and the Partner Sponsorship for $2,500 offers a table for eight and all refreshments.  Seats have sold out in the past, so those interested are encouraged to reserve their spots early.