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Jewish National Fund Celebrates the Power of Women

Pictured above: Theresa Lungwitz, left, shakes hands with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. In March, Jewish National Fund celebrated National Women’s History Month by highlighting the remarkable women who have taken on leadership roles within the organization. Throughout the month, JNF hosted over 30 events across the country to bring women together to share their personal…

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Cancer Caregivers Education Program

Do you care for one of the more than 33,000 Arizonians diagnosed with cancer every year? Barbara Kavanagh does, and is dedicated to cancer caregiver education. Barbara is the president and CEO of Arizona Myeloma Network. “When my husband was diagnosed with multiple myeloma 26 years ago, we were devastated and felt so alone,” says Barbara….

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Community seders and more

Beginning with the words: “Let all who are hungry come and eat,” the Passover seder is a journey that recreates the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt and the great Festival of Freedom with song, story and special festival foods. Here is a listing of some community seders (and other Passover-related events) in the Valley and Tucson….

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Special needs camps in Arizona

For more than 100 years, organized camps have been serving individuals with special needs. In 1899, Emma Haskell, a Chicago teacher took her physically challenged students on a two-week camping trip. In 1901, she established a permanent site in Wisconsin for campers with special needs. These programs were the beginning of the camp community’s response…

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6th Genocide Awareness Week – Not On Our Watch

Genocide Awareness Week, April 9-14, is a series of lectures, exhibits and storytelling by distinguished survivors, scholars, politicians, activists, artists, humanitarians and members of law enforcement. This week-long event seeks to address how we, as a global society, confront violent actions and current and ongoing threats of genocide throughout the world, while also looking to…

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Biz Ins – March 2018

Urban Planner Alisse Caton joins Rose Law Group Rose Law Group is proud to announce Alisse Caton will be joining the Planning and Project Management Department as a planner. “We are very excited to announce Alisse Caton has joined our firm,” said Founder Jordan Rose. “Alisse brings an immense knowledge of land use planning to…

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February is American Heart Month

When you think of February, your thoughts turn to Valentine’s Day, love and heart-shaped boxes of candy. The American Heart Month was created so you spend some time also thinking about ways to keep that muscular organ in your chest going strong. About 2,200 Americans die each day of cardiovascular disease. Many believe that heart…

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