Held at Arizona Biltmore, this 23rd annual gala was full of Hollywood sophistication to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. This event featured an Academy Awards Viewing Party, a fashion show, mystery boxes, a live auction, a VIP red carpet reception, and an awards presentation. All proceeds supported research for a cure for arthritis.
The newly remolded Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Bar & Store at Kierland Commons hosted this event that included a meet and greet with golfers Ricky Barnes, Tom Lehman and Ken Duke.
Scottsdale Fashion Week showcased the latest collections from leading national designers and exhibitors. This year was packed with fabulous events starting with an unforgettable opening night at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale, brunch at Dakota, designer showcases at W Scottsdale and Livewire, and two wrap parties featuring national recording artists Bebe Rexha and Daya.
An evening of glitz and glam took place at The Hermosa Inn’s annual Pre-Oscars Party. The evening commenced with a red carpet arrival and cocktail reception with Susan Claassen, renowned for her portrayal of Hollywood stylist and costume designer Edith Head. Guests enjoyed a four-course dinner, plus a fashion show that showcased vintage, one-of-a-kind designs from Robert Black’s personal collection.
Specializing in luxury real estate, The Los Angeles-based powerhouse firm, The Agency, recently opened its Arizona outpost and celebrated its arrival at its new Scottsdale office. Special guests included Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose, founders of The Agency, and music was provided by DJ Rani G.
The Hearts of Gold Gala was co-chaired by Wanda and Tom Eaton and supported Save the Family Foundation of Arizona, which helps families in conquering homelessness and achieving independence. The event included Champagne and hors d’oeuvres, a hosted cocktail reception, a silent auction and dinner. There was also entertainment from TreJa Vu, award presentations, a live auction, and post-dinner casino games.
A New Leaf brought a night of Beatle-mania to their annual fundraising event at the Montelucia. With a theme of “all you need is love,” guests experienced delicious food, live entertainment, auctions and casino games. This celebratory event benefited the critical services provided by A New Leaf’s homeless and domestic violence shelters.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale recognized the clubs’ Youth of the Year finalists at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge. More than 30 club kids competed to be named Youth of the Year – the organization’s highest honor. Guests enjoyed silent and live auctions, dinner, live entertainment and sharing from the club youth finalists.