Breaking through the hustle and bustle of the holiday season with Christmas carols humming from the stereo and wish lists fresh on their minds, we hear from some of our favorite Valley families to see what makes their holiday dreams come true.
By: Christina Tetreault Photographed By: Cori Roberts at The Wrigley Mansion
On Jan. 11, the Arizona Organizing Committee (AOC) welcomes the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship to Glendale. Brad Wright, co-chair of the AOC, discusses how the highly anticipated four-day celebration will cater to everyone from families to foodies to music lovers as much as it will appeal to sports fans.
AFM: You traveled to Texas for last year’s game. What did you learn there?
BW: A lot! Given that the College Football Playoff format is so new (last year was the inaugural national championship)
Photo Credit: Hector Salas Almeida
Jason Carr is a 27-year-old personal trainer at Urban Garage Gym who left his law career to pursue his dreams of becoming a notorious fitness entrepreneur first in the valley, and then around the country. Learn more about Carr's passion for fitness and how it motivates him to succeed in the fitness world.
Photo Courtesy of: Paul Johnson
During his time in office, the Bertelsmann Award honored Phoenix as the “Best Run City in the World.” It came partly based in because of Johnson’s efforts to help the city transition to a self-insurance model. Now, former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson (1990-1994) has been working on finding affordable solutions for business and people when it comes to cutting unnecessary healthcare costs.
Johnson ran for city council when he was 23-years-old. He said that he knocked on...