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Q & A with Arizona Cardinal David Johnson on Mission 31 Foundation

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Just this year, David Johnson, current running back for the Arizona Cardinals, came up with the idea of an organization that can provide support and resources to seriously ill children and their families. Johnson and his wife, Meghan Brock, was inspired to start this organization when their son DJ was born and had to spend five days in the nursery/NICU. Johnson says, “We were hopeful he...

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Oct. 28: The Annual Friends of Erma Bombeck Authors Luncheon

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One of the longest-running author events in the country, The Annual Friends of Erma Bombeck Authors Luncheon, celebrates its 38th year this Saturday, Oct. 28. The Arizona Women’s Board, who presents the highly anticipated event, looks forward to welcoming an impressive line-up of best-selling authors and almost 1,000 guests to this event at the J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa at 12 p.m. (The luncheon is preceded and followed by book sales and signing opportunities.)

Inspired by the late Erma Bombeck, the event brings together accomplished writers from across the nation to discuss their latest releases and offer special commentary on...

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix Names Award Recipients

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Nancy Lewis and La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Arizona will receive the Heart of the House Awards at A McNight to Remember Under the Sea Gala, the annual Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix (RMHC) fundraising event, Nov. 11, at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort.

“The simple fact is that the incredible support we receive from both individuals and corporate partners in the community literally touches hundreds of families who stay with us every year,” says RMHC Executive Director Nancy Roach in a press release. “What Nancy Lewis and La-Z-Boy...

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Nov. 3: Brophy Hosts "Set the World on Fire" Fashion Show

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The date for one of the most anticipated fall charity events has been announced. On Friday, Nov. 3, the Brophy College Preparatory Mothers’ Guild and Neiman Marcus will host the annual Brophy Fashion Show with proceeds exclusively benefiting the Brophy Financial Aid Fund. This year’s event, entitled “Set the World on Fire” will take place at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess and feature the fashions of Monique Lhuillier, presented by Neiman Marcus and the designer herself. Lhuillier even donated a ball gown to be raffled at the event.

The much-anticipated event starts at 10:30 a.m. and includes...

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Salvation Army Seeking Holiday Bell Ringers

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The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers this holiday season to be bell ringers at the Army’s famous Red Kettles, a program that was first developed in 1891. Today, donations to Red Kettles are vital in helping The Salvation Army support 25 million Americans annually with a diverse range of life-transforming social service programs, including: food for the hungry, relief for disaster survivors, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, adult rehabilitation, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children. In fact...

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