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  • Raven Events Presents TGIF Cocktail Party August 19

    Raven Events Presents TGIF Cocktail Party August 19 Friday, August 19th 8 PM Raven's TGIF Cocktail Party Degree 270 (Talking Stick Resort), 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256TGIF Cocktail PartyJoin Raven as she toasts the start of another great weekend at one of the Valley’s most sophisticated and hottest night clubs! For the past six years, Degree 270 has been the place to be for ... Read More

  • MyTopMatchMaker Helps to Make the Right Love Match

    MyTopMatchMaker Helps to Make the Right Love Match The game of love is one filled with strategy, highs, lows and a roll of the dice. If you or someone you know is in the dating pool, it can be filled with uncertainty and ultimately, disappointment. Why not take a proactive approach and let the experts at MyTopMatchMaker find someone who is truly who they say they are and just might be “the one? ... Read More

  • Craft 64 Features Four of Its Own Craft Beers and Introduces Mixology

    Craft 64 Features Four of Its Own Craft Beers and Introduces Mixology Craft 64 is really turning heads in Arizona. The craft beer, the wood-fired artisan pizzas, salads and sandwiches made from fresh, local ingredients and the ambiance have all worked to bring in an enthusiastic fan base. Everyone who comes to Craft 64 simply falls in love with it!One of the best things at Craft 64 is owner and be ... Read More

  • Academy Mortgage Corporation North Scottsdale Wants to Put You in Your New Home

    Academy Mortgage Corporation North Scottsdale Wants to Put You in Your New HomeMortgage rates are at a historical low! Mortgage companies will compete for your business, but Academy Mortgage Corporation has a 30-year history, the industry know-how and exceptional service to make the home loan process as easy, friendly and as streamlined as possible. Senior Loan Originator, Nate Robinson is proud t ... Read More

  • Dolly Steamboat Has Been Thrilling Guests for Decades

    Dolly Steamboat Has Been Thrilling Guests for Decades The Dolly Steamboat has been welcoming guests at Canyon Lake, beckoning them to discover the natural beauty and soaring canyon walls as they gracefully glide through the water. It takes a special team of people to maintain the majestic sternwheeler and to offer the world class service for which Dolly Steamboat has become synonymous. Owners Jef ... Read More

  • NetworkingPhoenix to Hold 20th Signature Event at Chaparral Suites

    It's hard to believe that August 29, 2016 marks the 20th Signature Event hosted by NetworkingPhoenix! If you have followed founder of NetworkingPhoenix, Gelie Akhenblit’s story, then you know that the very first event she held was somewhat of an accident. She organized what she planned to be a small mixer, but it ended up being an event that attracted more than 600 people and the Paradise Valle ... Read More

  • Energy Shieldz Provides Improved Insulation and Relief from High Energy Bills

    Energy Shieldz Provides Improved Insulation and Relief from High Energy BillsAccording to an informative article in AARP Magazine, insulating the attic of your home has the highest return on investment. In fact, improving insulation in a whopping 117% average recoup in price! More than a bathroom or kitchen remodel, insulating the attic is the No. 1 remodel item!Business partners Chuck Haney and J ... Read More

  • The Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc. Announces Donation Contest

    The Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc. Announces Donation ContestThe Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc. is a unique Arizona-based nonprofit founded in 2015 to provide grants for sick or injured pets that may not get the treatment they need due to pet parents’ financial challenges. The end goal is to prevent economic-based euthanasia and preserve, enhan ... Read More

  • Notre Dame Preparatory Adopts New Leadership Model

    Notre Dame Preparatory Adopts New Leadership ModelParochial school, Notre Dame Preparatory has established itself as one of the finest high schools in the state of Arizona. Part of the school’s success can be attributed to the many dedicated teachers and forward-thinking administrators that work tirelessly to educate the students while instilling Catholic values, a sense of community and global ... Read More

  • Dr. David Warkentin of Verve Wellness Center Readies for Ugandan Medical Mission

    Dr. David Warkentin of Verve Wellness Center Readies for Ugandan Medical MissionLast year after Easter, Owner of Verve Surgical Institute, Dr. David Warkentin did a medical mission in Mwanza, Tanzania. He was part of a group of almost 30 doctors and staff that went over to try to help villagers with health care. Dr. Warkentin was so moved by the people of the village and the physical challenges th ... Read More

  • Now Open: The Joy Bus Diner Serves Up Fresh-Cracked, From-Scratch Favorites All For A Great Cause

    Now Open: The Joy Bus Diner Serves Up Fresh-Cracked, From-Scratch Favorites All For A Great CauseAt this 100% non-profit restaurant, every delicious meal supports The Joy Bus, a local charity that delivers chef-inspired meals and caring conversations to cancer patients Valleywide WHO: Food & Drink reporters, Valley diners and anyone else interested in supporting a delicious new resta ... Read More

  • 5 Misconceptions People Have About Estate Planning

    5 Misconceptions People Have About Estate Planning ER Physician and Lesbian Couple Share Their StoriesAre you one of the more than 55 percent of Americans who don’t have a will or estate plan? If so, you could be setting your loved ones up for heartache just because you have some common misconceptions, according to Nicole Pavlik, an estate planning and business attorney with offices in Scottsdal ... Read More

  • Stillwater Provides Loan & Real Estate Personnel Easy Process for Hazard Insurance

    Stillwater Provides Loan & Real Estate Personnel Easy Process for Hazard InsuranceNational Carrier Makes Securing a Quote and Getting a Policy a Snap!Stillwater Insurance Group provides homeowners, landlords, condo/townhome and renters insurance geared towards mortgage and real estate professionals who are busy, on-the-go and need a convenient, affordable and no-hassle way of obtaining a quote ... Read More

  • Elements Massage South Mesa Offers Relaxing Summer Specials

    Elements Massage South Mesa Offers Relaxing Summer Specials Elements Massage South Mesa is offering a relaxing deal for summer! Elements is running a special Summer 3 Pack (Take a 1 Hour Vacation)- Three, 1-hour massages for $222 ($74 each) for a total savings of $45 and can be used through the end of September 2016! Best of all, you do not need to be a member of Elements Massage to take advantage ... Read More

  • SouthWest Selfies Puts the Fun in Any Function, Corporate Event or Party

    SouthWest Selfies Puts the Fun in Any Function, Corporate Event or PartyAsk anybody about the highlight of their latest party, corporate event or wedding and what do they do? They want to show you their photos! With SouthWest Selfies, they take all of the guess work out of having a successful event by providing a state of the art, open-air Selfie Station, you would have known it as a photobooth, t ... Read More

  • Dimension 5 Productions Offers Spectacular Summer Sale

    Dimension 5 Productions Offers Spectacular Summer SaleEvery business has a story and Dimension 5 Productions can expertly tell that story with an unmatched quality and professionalism. Video and animation can place your business head and shoulders above the competition. It can convey your mission, reveal your passion and explain your goods in services in a concise and compelling way. Dimension 5 c ... Read More

  • Arizona Theatre Company to Launch 50th Anniversary Season after Successful Fund-raising Effort

    ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY TO LAUNCH 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON AFTER SUCCESSFUL FUND-RAISING EFFORTBox Office is Open for BusinessArizona Theatre Company’s (ATC) Board of Trustees has announced that the curtain will rise on its 50th anniversary season after a successful $2 million fund-raising effort to allow ATC to continue operations and begin preparations for the first show of 2016-17. A flurry of ... Read More

  • Eco Mama Green Clean Developed Eco-Friendly, Anti-Bacterial Cleaner

    Eco Mama Green Clean Developed Eco-Friendly, Anti-Bacterial Cleaner Owner of Eco Mama Green Clean, Sarah Mitchell has been a conscientious business owner from day one. Her company provides house cleaning nearly Valleywide and as an asset, she also developed a heavenly scented cleaning product that speaks to those people who are looking to rid their personal environment of chemicals. Prior to devel ... Read More

  • 1 Million Deals Will Have You Traveling at Unbelievably Low Prices

    1 Million Deals Will Have You Traveling at Unbelievably Low Prices How often do you go on vacation? Do you save all year so you can take a weeklong trip with your family? Where would you like to go for your dream vacation? Do you have a bucket list? With 1 Million Deals, you will get access to unbelievable destinations around the world at prices that are simply not available elsewhere. Owner of 1 ... Read More

  • tilt gallery will Present Paper Expeditions by Melissa Button

    tilt gallery will present Paper Expeditions by Melissa ButtonOpen for viewing September 1- 29, 2016 at Tilt Gallery at 7077 E. Main Street, Ste# 14 Artist will be present for conversation during the opening on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm during Scottsdale's ArtWalkArtist Statement: It was through my studies in architecture that i began to explore the delicate balance betw ... Read More

  • SONGS IN THE KEY OF YOUTH Sponsored by Raven Events

    Sunday, July 31st 8:30 PMSONGS IN THE KEY OF YOUTH Sponsored by Raven EventsWasted Grain, 7295 E. Stetson Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85251Join Raven Events in support of this rock musical benefit aimed at helping to connect the youth of the world through music and love.This event will be benefiting a wonderful foundation called The Miraculous Love Kids founded by Lanny Cordola, a talented guitarist, songw ... Read More

  • ​NAK Productions Offers Professionally Produced Videos Shot and Edited in Just Two Hours

    NAK Productions Offers Professionally Produced Videos Shot and Edited in Just Two HoursJune was another stellar month for Nathan Kinkel of NAK Productions. Each month, NAK Productions clients are always shocked to find out they can have their videos professionally shot and edited in just two hours. Yes, in just two hours your video, event or product can be showcased in a professionally shot and ed ... Read More

  • ABODE Fine Living Offers Unique Home Furnishings Designed to Fit Your Lifestyle

    ABODE Fine Living Offers Unique Home Furnishings Designed to Fit Your LifestyleYour home will always reflect casual elegance at ABODE Fine Living. Come to ABODE to be in style, in touch and inspired! Perhaps more than ever before, a home now reflects the personality, hobbies and loves of the homeowners. The skilled and creative designers and ABODE are ready to help you design your space. Whether y ... Read More

  • Express Flooring Offers Next Day Flooring at Great Prices

    Express Flooring Offers Next Day Flooring at Great Prices“Express Flooring is the best. Call 800-EXPRESS!” With that completely recognizable and instantly memorable TV jingle, you know that this is the first place you will remember to call when you need quality flooring quickly and at a good price. With 25 years in business, Express Flooring boasts more than 1 million feet of in-stock flooring ... Read More

  • Arizona Breakfast Weekend Celebrates the Most Important Meal of the Day

    Arizona Breakfast Weekend Celebrates the Most Important Meal of the DayArizona Breakfast Weekend returns for 2016, and there are so many ways to take tasty advantage of the most important meal of the day! The second annual Arizona Breakfast Weekend hits eateries July 28-31. Diners will enjoy special dishes at breakfast and brunch spots across the Valley offered at $7, $10 and $15 price points. Res ... Read More

  • Life Comes Full Circle for Notre Dame Prep's New Swim Coach

    Craig Robertson, the new boys’ and girls’ varsity swim head coach at Notre Dame Prep, wanted to get back to the swim world and give back to the sport that helped shape his life. Robertson graduated from San Jose State University where he was a four-time All-American in water polo and swimming. He was on the United States swim team in 1980 and has coached swimming and water polo for 25 years. H ... Read More

  • Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Unveils Two New State-of-the-industry Ballrooms

    Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Unveils Two New State-of-the-industry BallroomsThe Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina was first opened back in 1986. Since that time, the hotel has grown (a south tower was added shortly after Marriott originally acquired the property from Intercontinental), transformed and consistently augmented its services to become one of the premier destination properties in S ... Read More

  • Beat the Heat with Fan Favorite Menu Items and New Wines at Giuseppe’s on 28th

    Beat the Heat with Fan Favorite Menu Items and New Wines at Giuseppe’s on 28th When the heat is on in the Valley of the Sun, diners often seek out light and refreshing dishes that tantalize the taste buds and are not too heavy. Giuseppe’s on 28th features many menu unique menu items that will satisfy those looking for some lighter fare this summer. Salads at Giuseppe’s include insalada mista ... Read More

  • Helping Hands for Freedom and the Microsoft Store Collaborate for Special Event

    Helping Hands for Freedom and the Microsoft Store Collaborate for Special Event Helping Hands for Freedom is a locally based nonprofit organization that serves families of veterans that do not return from conflict. Recently, the Microsoft Store in Scottsdale was made aware of the nonprofit and the two connected at a special event.Community Development Specialist at the Microsoft Store in Scottsda ... Read More

  • Stillwater Insurance Group Provides Stellar Product and Service to Real Estate and Mortgage Industry

    Stillwater Insurance Group Provides Stellar Product and Service to Real Estate and Mortgage IndustryStillwater Insurance Group provides homeowners, landlords, condo/townhome and renters insurance geared towards mortgage and real estate professionals who are busy, on-the-go and need a convenient, affordable and no-hassle way of obtaining a quote and policy for their customers. Marketing Liaison for ... Read More

  • Bella Grace Agency Introduces Sitter Match, a Sitter Solution for the Budget-Minded

    Bella Grace Agency Introduces Sitter Match, a Sitter Solution for the Budget-Minded Founder of Bella Grace Agency and 2014 Nanny of the Year, Sheri Lopez brings her 35 years experience as a nanny to the domestic staffing agency. With safety and exceptional family care at the top of her list of priorities, she established Bella Grace Agency to provide families with exceptional nannies, caregivers a ... Read More

  • Fun Summer Staycations to Help You Beat the Heat

    Fun Summer Staycations to Help You Beat the HeatWhether you don’t have the time to take an extended vacation or you just want to take some time out to enjoy some fabulous local hotels and resorts, Arizona offers some outstanding places to get away from it all without traveling too far! Take a look at some of the deals and excitement we found right here in the Valley:Moxy Hotel Tempe One part hi ... Read More

  • Lobster Mania In Full Swing at Eddie's House

    Lobster Mania in Full Swing Eddie’s House Thursdays through Saturdays, Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend Each summer for the past 16 years, Eddie’s House has celebrated the most delicious crustacean – the lobster! Lobster Mania takes place each week at Eddie’s House, Thursdays through Saturdays, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Now is the time to enjoy fresh, Ea ... Read More

  • Raven Events Orchestrates Social Events, Business Networking, Charity Fundraisers and So Much More!

    By Lynette Carrington One thing is for certain, when you mention the name “Raven” in just about any social or business circle in the Valley of the Sun, people know exactly who you are talking about and immediately want to know what the next event is going to be! Raven Valdes is the Founder and CEO of Raven Events, LLC.After meeting this dynamic, intelligent and exciting woman, it’s hard ... Read More

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