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Ahwatukee attorney Melanie Beauchamp was named Business Woman of the Year by the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce during the Fourth Annual Palo Verde Award Gala on Saturday, Nov. 2.
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
Kids are going to change our world for the better. We can count on it. As per my last column (“Next generations resetting our world,” Tribune, Sept. 15), I reported on the idea that as certain society systems collapse, the next generations will step forward and “reset” our trajectory. (See The Fourth Turning by historians William Strauss and Neil Howe.)
I’ve been very active my entire life and believe that keeping active into your 40s, 50s and beyond is critically important to ensure a happy and healthy life. As a working mom on the move, in addition to eating right, I go to the gym several times a week for strength-training and cardio workouts. I’m never far from a tennis court. Golf has also become a passion.”
Wells Fargo contributed $41,000 to 10 nonprofits to recognize the contributions the company’s Arizona team members have made to the groups. The contributions are made through Wells Fargo’s Volunteer Service Award program.
For the past three years, Peter Madrid has served as editor of Arizona Commercial Real Estate Magazine (AZRE), overseeing coverage and writing a majority of the editorial content both for print and online. A veteran journalist, Madrid spent more than 30 years in the newspaper industry as a sportswriter and sports editor.
The remark came with the adrenaline still pumping through his veins so when Paul Lucas proclaimed he was going to approach the 10 second 100-meter dash before his career at Mountain Pointe was done it could be brushed off as competitive bravado.
What a crazy three days for area athletes.
The Big South Conference announced the official nominees for the Conference’s Woman of the Year award for 2012-13, with 13 student-athletes including Ahwatukee resident and Seton Catholic graduate Molly Barlow from 10 member institutions comprising this year’s candidates.
Lisa Spini has always had an eye for talent and 12 years ago, Stefani Catour caught her eye.
Izzy Marshall’s football career at Arizona State is over before it ever really got started.
Maybe it’s inaccurate to say Riley Unroe was born to be a switch-hitter, but the evidence was pretty clear by age 2.
It has become clear in Sulem Urbina’s 22 years that she is persistent and thrives when she is tested.
During his first track and field meet, Ahwatukee eighth-grader Joshua Bowden drew cheers and support from the crowd earlier this month.
When Travonn White is standing at the start of the runway, preparing for his takeoff, he bends over at the hip while his left leg stays stiff. It kind of looks painful or like he might have a cramp.
Stephanie Ann Kuells went to be with our angels on Wednesday, Feb. 20. She was born on Aug. 3, 1988, to Jennifer and Keith Kuells at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. This happened to be her father’s 30th birthday. What a beautiful gift! Stephanie had many challenges in her short life, but she tackled each one with determination, beauty and grace.
While the story doesn’t originate in Ahwautkee it should resonate with everyone.
It has been performed by the likes of Bob Dylan and Neil Diamond, and appeared everywhere from the 2012 Olympic Games to “South Park.” No longer just a musical staple of Jewish weddings and bar mitzvahs, “Hava Nagila” has become a global phenomenon that has captivated the masses with its simple message of happiness and gratitude.
Around 25 years ago, I was racing bicycles in Southern California. It was mostly local club races and I enjoyed training rides with teammates. We began hearing stories of a talented junior (under 18) in Texas. He had gifts, but tended to be so relentlessly competitive that he wanted to lead a race from start to finish, which often is not the best strategy. That young Texan turned out to be Lance Armstrong.
I’ll admit it. It’s hard to stick to a New Year’s resolution of getting into shape. At this point in the new year, some of us have given up, some of us are dropping off our new workout commitments.
The Desert Vista boys basketball team will spend Saturday morning at the Chandler food bank at the Chandler Community Christian Community Center from 10 a.m. to noon. The players will help prepare and serve food.
As a dark veil began to sweep over Europe in 1939 — the pale hint of what would come from Nazi rule — a stockbroker from England took a course of action that would save the lives of nearly 700 children.
“If growing up means it would be beneath my dignity to climb a tree, I’ll never grow up, never grow up, never grow up, Not me!”
The thing about covering the sports scene in Ahwatukee Foothills is there is always going to be a contender.