The Kyrene Foundation announces two major fundraising events. The Taste of Kyrene main event and VIP party has been developed to promote awareness and raise significant funds to further the mission of the foundation. The Taste of Kyrene VIP party will take place on Friday, Jan. 21, is to honor key donors and community supporters at Fired Up Grill, (located at Casa Paloma Mall in Chandler). The Taste of Kyrene main event on Thursday, Feb. 24, will take place at the Castle at Ashley Manor just off Price and the 202 in Chandler. Proceeds raised by the events will benefit the Kyrene Family Resource Center, teacher mini-grants and student scholarships. Tickets are available online at www.tasteofkyrene.org.