Clearly Michael Brown was not raised in a “Leave it to Beaver” home such as yours, and you have not walked in his shoes or any other African American (“Civilized society is about ‘the gun,’” AFN, Aug. 31). That disqualifies you from judging Michael as a victim of ignorance, lies, and race hustlers as in all reality we whites haven’t got a clue what it is like to live as African American.
Steve Schafer comes to Benedictine University at Mesa to become the men's and women's golf coach after spending three years as the head men’s basketball coach and head women’s golf coach at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Mo.
Sara Elizabeth Matsumoto and Kathering Nichole Worley, both of Ahwatukee, were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Matsumoto is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences. To qualify for the dean’s list in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must earn a semester GPA of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units.
Money can be a topic people are reluctant to discuss, but having an open, transparent dialogue about your finances should be the goal when it comes to your relationship with your financial advisor. An integral part of the client-advisor relationship is dependent on your advisor knowing the ins and outs of your overall financial situation, as well as your goals for the future. Arming your advisor with this information helps ensure that he or she can provide you with the most appropriate resources and strategies.
The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away. But the resources provided by high school teachers and computer labs are no longer available for recent graduates.
Jeffrey T. Mueller, MD, became the 123rd president of the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) on May 30, at the association’s annual meeting in Phoenix. Mueller will serve a one-year term in that capacity.
David Carruth returned from Edward Jones’ Financial Advisor Leaders Conference, which recognizes financial advisors who are among the leaders in the financial-services firm, last month at the firm’s headquarters in St. Louis.
Anthony Locatelli of S&M Moving Systems, Phoenix, was honored with the 2014 United Van Lines Operations Achievement Award. The award was presented by Steve Dawkins, senior executive vice president of integrated operations services, at United’s national sales and operations conference recently in St. Louis. S&M Moving Systems is an agent for United Van Lines.
Hall of Fame baseball player Ozzie Smith wants opening day to the major league season recognized as a national holiday. He, along with the Budweiser Clydesdales, took to the streets of Chandler on Wednesday to help get out his message.
The fourth annual Spring Training Poker Classic benefiting the Mike Coolbaugh Memorial Fund returns to West Scottsdale on March 1. The grand prize winner will receive a $10,000 seat to the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. with the tournament starting at 8 p.m. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Board of Directors has selected Joe Garagiola as the recipient of the 2014 John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to an individual for extraordinary efforts to enhance baseball’s positive impact on society.
My assignment: In 700 words or less, I’m supposed to keep you and your money safe while you’re out buying for the holidays. How about I do it in 17 words and two punctuation points: do not buy gift cards, do not shop online, and do not get talked into extended warranties!
Edward Jones branch office administrator Gayle Bollinger and branch office administrator Ann O’Rilley have been honored for their client service excellence. Gayle Bollinger and Ann O’Rilley are at the branch office of Rich Davenport and David Carruth in Ahwatukee.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald