This inaugural event, hosted by Richard J Stephenson and Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson, benefitted Gateway for Cancer Research and announced plans for Gateway’s Inaugural Scottsdale Gala, to take place next spring. Guests enjoyed a five-course dinner with wine pairings by Master Sommelier Alpana Singh and entertainment – all under the stars at The Silverleaf Club. The evening was led by Emmy Award-winning journalist Tara Hitchcock.
The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts played host to this annual celebration that featured 40 exceptional wines, all selected by AJ’s cellar masters. Guests had the chance to discover new wines, get food and wine pairing ideas, and indulge in artisan treats. The afternoon also included live entertainment and a silent auction. Proceeds benefitted Scottsdale Arts.
Guests enjoyed the best of the Royal Palms Resort’s acclaimed eatery, T. Cook’s, during an evening of culinary favorites, specialty cocktails, wine and Champagne. The restaurant closed for the evening, inviting attendees to journey though T. Cook’s classic, most beloved dishes while enjoying live music.
The Rotary Club of Scottsdale hosted this fourth annual event, chaired by Dr. Honora Norton, at McCormick Ranch Golf Club’s pavilion. Mayor Jim Lane presented the awards to the honorees, who included Jim Bruner, Ken Brown, Nick Lowery and Detour Company Theatre. The evening’s keynote speaker was nine-year NFL Pro, Michael Bankston.
Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians and his wife Christine welcomed guests to Steak 44 for this third annual event. Guests had the opportunity to mingle with Cardinals’ coaches, players and other Valley sports stars and celebrities at a VIP cocktail reception before a gourmet dinner. All proceeds benefitted the Arians Family Foundation and Voices for CASA of Maricopa County.
Held at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn, the 40th annual Hon Kachina Volunteer Awards included a reception, dinner, an awards presentation and a dessert gala. The six honorees were Julie Frisoni Shumway, Sherry Kiyler, Barry McBride, Amanda Moore, Francisco Orozco and Lanette Veres.