Executive Inc.: Debbie DiCarlo leads Cancer Support Community Arizona through pandemic, expansion

During her career, Debbie DiCarlo had worked for nonprofits dealing with immigration, foster case, sex trafficking and domestic violence, but she never saw herself working for a cancer organization. That is, until her best friend was diagnosed with cancer, and she subsequently moved to the Valley from California to do just that. Source link

Arizona Arts Organizations Just Got $32 Million in Grants From the Piper Trust

click to enlarge Youth performing in Ballet Arizona’s The Nutcracker at Symphony Hall. Rosalie O’Connor The arts sector in Arizona is getting a big infusion of cash, thanks to recent grants totaling more than $32 million. The grants are part of a $123 million initiative by the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, which announced gifts … Read more

In West Phoenix, a Pot Grower’s Paradise Is Now Blooming

If there’s a problem with pot, says Nate Lipton, it’s that it’s been placed on a pedestal. “It’s a weed, you know?” he points out. “People are afraid to grow cannabis because they think it’s a difficult job with a sensitive plant. I’ve seen people try to kill cannabis and it comes back. It’s really … Read more

Best Phoenix Concerts This Weekend: Tame Impala, Pitbull, Modest Mouse

So, no one in their right minds would want to come to Phoenix while triple-digit temperatures are still in the forecast? Try telling that to all the touring artists, singer-songwriters, and notable bands that are due to perform at music venues across the Valley this weekend. Names like Pitbull, Iggy Azalea, Jackson Browne, Modest Mouse, … Read more

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