Community

Designed to inspire stewardship and appreciation the environment, Earth Day will be celebrated at the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday, April 14 with a host of activities for guests of all ages.

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On March 11, over 200 guests attended the third annual Plated & Staged … A Herberger Theater Experience. The reception began at the Herberger Theater Center with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, raffle and wine pull plus live entertainment. Dinner followed, but only then did guests learn their host restaurant for the remainder of the evening.

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Community

Everyone knows that helping others is a good thing, but sometimes you may want to do more than donate money. Here are ways you can get involved and make a difference.

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Community

In the circle of life, it doesn’t take much to set things spinning off course, so the conservation of habitats and the plants and animals that live within them is important. And we, as humans, have the capacity to be stewards for such action. Phoenix Zoo and Desert Botanical Garden are among the organizations spearheading conservation efforts locally. Here we take a closer look at their programs.

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Community

You know how you feel when someone takes a moment out of their day to do something nice for you; it can be as simple as a smile or a thank you. Don’t wait for someone else to make the first move. Take it upon yourself to spread a little happiness with simple acts of kindness. Not only will you brighten someone else’s day, you’ll feel good about it too.

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Travel

We discovered three retreats that are perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway or just a long weekend to destress. All are a bit under-the-radar and off the beaten-path, but well worth the extra travel time. You’ll be wined and dined, wowed by breathtaking vistas and kept comfy in luxury lodgings. Be pampered at every turn or remain self-sufficient, keep active or simply relax… the choice is yours.

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Giving Back

Want to make a difference this holiday season? With over 150 Valley nonprofits championing worthwhile causes, one of the best ways to support our community is to give of yourself. Taking the time from your busy schedule to volunteer will be greatly appreciated. At random, we’ve selected 10 of the many organizations that will be grateful for your help. 

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Profile

For nearly 25 years Richard Laugharn has been designing exquisitely beautiful frames in his workshop at Fine Art Framing. The Tempe-based company, which Laugharn founded in 1993, has built a national reputation for its custom frames that combine traditional craftsmanship with modern design and the highest conservation standards. His clients include artists, collectors, galleries and museums throughout the country.

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Around Town

The 58th annual Heart Ball Addressing Luncheon was held recently at the Phoenician Resort in the Camelback Ballroom.  The traditional fall gathering of Heart Ball Committee members and guests featured the first glimpse of the Heart Ball invitation, official committee photos and a festive luncheon. 

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Community

Before there was Rendez-Zoo, there was ZooFari. The original black-tie fundraiser for the Phoenix Zoo invited guests to roam the trails, stopping at various spots along the way to enjoy food, cocktails and music. Many took the fun to an elevated level and embellished formal attire appeared; tuxedos, each with a tail, were spotted among animal print dresses.

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