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The Joe Niekro Foundation’s 3rd Annual Knuckle Ball…A Pitch for Life Returns December 9


Returning to the Valley for its third year, the Knuckle Ball Gala will take place on December 9th, 2017, at the Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia. The event, hosted by the Joe Niekro Foundation™, will support...


Nov. 10: Fifth Annual Canines & Cocktails


On Friday, Nov. 10, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the AZ Heritage Center in Tempe, Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary hosts its Fifth Annual Canines & Cocktails reception. The event features heavy appetizers and two drink tickets per person, and it benefits Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion, rescuing, adopting, educating and well-being of senior animals and providing public education to their value.

Click here for tickets for Canine & Cocktails. Tickets are $45.

Unable to attend Canines & Cocktails but still want to contribute? Click here to donate or to view Forever Loved's Amazon wish list.  


First-Ever HeroZona Makes Its Debut


Award-winning serial entrepreneur and Operation Desert Storm veteran, Alan Powell, is bringing HeroZona, a week-long event that provides Arizona’s veterans a networking event, to the state from Nov. 4 to Nov. 12.

The series of events include job fairs for veterans, networking opportunities, public recognitions at sporting events, festivals and activities. Some of the most notable HeroZona events feature HonorWalk, Salute to Veterans Festival, a job and hiring fair and an expert panel of local business owners.

“I wanted to create something big for...


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 would be OK, but as first-time parents, we were still very scared. When you see your baby in pain like that you never want to go through something like that ever again.” This made them think of all the other families that were in the same position...


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


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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