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VOLUME 35, NO. 2
Ellie Ziegler and Ruth Rosenquist
Pets of the Month
La Dolce Vita
14 Artist of the Month, Bonnie Radow 18 Crimes Against High Society, Greystone Mansion 22 Trendspotting 27 Charity Spotlight, the Honor Ball 28 Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame Profile. 36 Go Red For Women Profile 38 Barrow Neurological Institute Profile 45 Trendy Reading, Beverly Hills Confidential 51 Wedding Bells
SOCIETY 24 Independent Woman Luncheon 26 Ballet Gala 30 Childhelp, Drive the Dream Gala 32 Heard Museum, Bespoke 34 Barrett-Jackson Gala 40 Barrow Grand Ball 42 Galaxy Gala, Planet Shark
ON THE COVER: Nancy Gaintner Chairman of the Barrow Women’s Board Carolyn O’Malley 2017 Barrow Grand Ball Chair Dr. Robert Spetzler of Barrow Neurological Institute Jan Lewis 2017 Barrow Grand Ball Chair Location: Barrow Neurological Institute Photography: Scott Foust/Image-Industry Hair and Make-up Karen Hall
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PETS OF THE MONTH
When her owner became ill, Foxy ended up at the Arizona Humane Society. Middle-aged at seven, she’s still full of spunk. Foxy will prance around the living room to show off her favorite stuffed toy, play tag with other friendly dogs, dash through the yard after a small tennis ball or join you for a swim on a summer day. She’s a great indoor dog that is housetrained and aware of the house rules. At the end of the day she likes to curl up beside you and have her lion-like fur coat brushed until she falls asleep. Meet Foxy at the Arizona Humane Society’s Biltmore Petique located 2502 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix. Her adoption fee is $350 and includes her spay surgery, a dental and vaccinations. For more information call 602.761.2972 and ask for animal number A546166.
With an extra fluffy fur coat and bold tabby stripes, Abigail is an ultra-cute kitten who rates high on the “adorable” scale. Frisky and fun-loving, this little 9-week-old Maine Coon, is always on the prowl for something to pounce on and enjoys batting around toy mice or a sparkle ball. When she isn’t stalking toys, she enjoys playing tag with other playful felines or cuddling in your arms. She has a super loud purr that will melt your heart. Meet Abigail at the Arizona Humane Society’s Nina Mason Pulliam Campus for Compassion located 1521 W. Dobbins Road in Phoenix. Her adoption fee is $125 and includes her spay surgery and vaccinations. For more information call 602.997-7585 and ask for animal number A548364.
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La Dolce Vita The Season October to May
Stop me if you’ve heard this already! Since 1985, the publication has selected 10 women from the community for their outstanding civic and charitable contributions. Once again, we have 10 new Trendsetters and one Fabulous Phoenician! Our Trendsetters are: Jan Cacheris, Sue Glawe, Billie Jo Herberger, Cheryl Londen, Tahnia McKeever, Deborah Pshebniski, Leslie Rich, Mary Ann Sheely, Kristine Thompson and Candace Wiest. You should also know that our Fabulous Phoenician, a life time achievement award that dates back to 1982, belongs to none other than Laura Grafman! While you will surely want to congratulate these women, we wish you luck. You might not be seeing them for a while. We have big plans for them at various events: luncheon at Donovan’s Steak & Chop House, fashion show at Neiman Marcus and cocktail party at the Scottsdale Museum of the West. The above mentioned icons will be honored by this publication and the Trends Charitable Fund on Friday, October 20th 2017 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. We know how much you want to thank and support these fine and outstanding ladies. We hope you can make the scene too!
By Bill Dougherty
Last fall yours truly was invited along with my lovely wife Beth, to tour the prestigious Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills by Friends of Greystone Mansion, the homes preservation society. While I knew that stately mansion on the hill built by the Doheny Family in the late 1920s existed, I knew little of its history. Truth be told I was far more interested in the crimes that had plagued Lana Turner, George Reeves, Marilyn Monroe, Sharon Tate and other celebrities. Growing up in Southern California in the 1960s and 70s those were the high profile crimes we all remembered. I often found myself together with Julia and Christie Brophy as teenagers, mapping out the various crime scenes of the serpentine streets of “the Platinum Triangle” – Beverly Hills, Bel-Air and Holmby Hills. We would do our best to find these homes. Some were easier to find than others and they were never on the Guide Maps to the Stars Homes. We would tip the map sales people to tell us where these homes were. Greystone Mansion was never even mentioned! Funny truth be told, the mansion held more secrets Continued on page 10
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La Dolce Vita – Continued from page 8 and more deaths than any other home in the area and we passed it without even thinking of it. We hope you enjoy the recently resurrected Crimes Against High Society in this issue. It’s back by popular demand and we hope to run it at least once or twice a year. Enjoy! Speaking of Beverly Hills, I was quite surprised at how much has changed since my 1970s and early 80s crime solving sprees. The 405 freeway has turned into a parking lot. Beverly Hills, once a 15 minute drive from LAX, is now a good 45 minutes away! Right off the Sunset Boulevard exit on the tip of Bel-Air, lies a homeless internment. Trash blows down Rodeo Drive and there seems to be beggars on every corner. This was not the Beverly Hills I knew growing up and it’s shocking to see what has become of such a beautiful place. While the residential areas are still among the most beautiful in all the world, the surrounding areas leave a lot to be desired. How sad! The winds of change sometimes blow in a direction we wish they would not. Robert Spetzler MD, a man who singlehandedly put Barrow Neurological Institute on the international wellness map, will retire this summer. While his retirement is well deserved, most can’t imagine Barrow or our community without Dr. Spetzler and
his stunningly beautiful and very kind wife Nancy. Together they represent the true essence of a Renaissance couple. Everything you and I have dreamed about doing, the Spetzlers have already done. Their purpose, dynamite smiles and personalities are just the tip of the magnificent couple they represent. For the last three decades we have been fortunate enough to have them among us. We are delighted that Dr. Spetzler will grace our February cover and we wish the Spetzlers all the best life has to offer in their retirement. Congratulations!
In Cocktail Polo News You Should Know: That a so called gent has been 86’d from a popular dining spot due to unspeakable behavior. That an overdone and saccharin socialite actually leaves a large number of high-profile friendship fall-outs in her wake. That a breathtaking, first-sight soul-shaking, one night love making, next-day heartbreaking guy is still married in another state ladies. That two huge foundations just made a splendid institution very happy.
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ARTIST OF THE MONTH
Paradise Valley Resident, Bonnie Radow, Revels in the World of Design Interior designer, sculptor and jewelry designer; she continually pursues artistic expression of the places sheâ€™s visited and the people she meets. Inspired by a lifetime of travel and collecting, her heirloom jewelry creations in silver, gold and precious gems are distinguished by Victorian and Asian antique artifacts she continues to collect and the compelling stories behind them. The contemporary necklaces, bracelets and rings in geometric motifs are designed to be worn with heirloom pieces combining new with the old. With significant local and national interest, Bonnie is expanding on her collection ensuring that the classically sophisticated jewelry can be worn comfortably and for all occasions. Bonnie Radow Designs can be purchased by private appointment, at trunk shows and at private and public events. For information visit www.bonnieradowdesigns.com or call 602 881-0207. Upcoming Trunk Show March 29 â€“ 9:00 am to 6:00 pm 7111 N. Desert Fairways Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 RSVP: email@example.com Phone: 602 881-0207
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CRIMES AGAINST HIGH SOCIETY
Greystone Mansion Beverly Hills By Bill Dougherty
In 1927 Los Angeles oil tycoon Edward Doheny and his second wife Carrie Estelle dedicated an enormous parcel of land in Beverly Hills to the couple’s only surviving heir, Edward “Ned” Doheny and his wife Lucy. The Greystone Mansion, as it would be called due to its heavy and gothic use of grey slate, would almost immediately bring new meaning to the words “haunted mansion.” Shrouded in controversy from its inception; critics felt $3,166,780, a cost of roughly two hundred million in 2017, to build the home could be far better spent by the family on their countless philanthropic endeavors. However; since the Doheny family had given the city and state an unsurmountable amount of halls, parks and civic centers, they let the critics continue to babble – completing the mansion and its sprawling grounds in 1928.
servants died while quarreling on a kitchen staircase. The police were never contacted. In 1990 a Los Angeles gun deal gone wrong, deposited the victim and his BMW in the mansion’s driveway. Just a few years later a man committed suicide in the gardens of the
Following the move to Greystone in 1928, the dreams of the Doheny’s and their 5 children were cut short; but only temporarily. Ned was killed by his secretary Hugh Plunket in a downstairs guest room. The police were not summoned to the home for several hours. The murder weapon had been cleaned and the bodies moved, yet authorities quickly closed the murder/suicide case. The press and countless historians were not as willing to do so. Many claimed Mr. Plunkett did not suffer from the nervous disorder the entire staff of the mansion all seemed to offer in rehearsed unison. Others said that Mr. Plunkett and Ned Doheny were in fact lovers and that Lucy Doheny had pulled the trigger on them. Both men were buried just feet from each other in Forest Lawn Cemetery, leaving Ned Doheny out of the family plot at another resting place. Lucy Doheny quickly married financier Leigh Battson. Much to the surprise of her high society friends; the new Mrs. Battson continued to live, entertain lavishly and often remodel the stately home until 1954. The next year the Battsons sold the majority of the property, excluding the mansion, to Paul Trousdale. Today the opulent Trousdale Estates surround the home, which was purchased by the city of Beverly Hills and turned into a park and venue in 1971. But things don’t stop there. Since the untimely death of Ned Doheny and his secretary in 1929, several other and often unexplained deaths have taken place there. A maid’s child plunged to its death while playing on the grand staircase in the 1930s and one of two married
Photo courtesy of the Friends of Greystone Society
home. The next year, two out-of-control trucks speeding down Loma Vista Drive on different days, left their victim’s at the front gates. To date the mansion has claimed more lives than any home in Beverly Hills. It’s been said that at the end of her long life, Lucy Doheny Battson sat beautifully dressed in her exclusive Wilshire Boulevard penthouse in a wing back chair and clutching a rosary. She told her grandchildren and the help that she hoped to not be judged too harshly by
God. She never elaborated on her statement to anyone. Today the mansion is a venue for movie making, weddings, cocktail receptions, auto races and black tie affairs. Yet any visitor to the property seems to have a chill of apprehension upon their arrival ... Volunteers of Friends of Greystone, the mansions preservation society, also say they prefer to come and go from the home all at once rather than linger individually. You get this picture?
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Samantha’s Favorite Picks By Samantha DeRose
Say hello to spring with this gorgeous Valentino multi-color pastel leather tote and matching rock stud sandal. Handbag and shoes are available at To Be Continued located at Scottsdale’s Hilton Village.
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Independent Womenâ€™s Luncheon
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Erin Gogolak of MMB Studio
SNEAK PEAK Amy Cohn and Matthew Boland did a magnificent job as co-chairs of the luncheon this year. Some of the most prestigious designers in the community were selected to showcase their talents through beautiful tablescapes. Sarah Richardson of Design and Television fame wowed the crowd with her amazing talents. Eight Honorary Chairs added to the glamour of the occasion.
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Coverage courtesy of Beth Dougherty
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Dance With Me Ballet Arizona
Carol Schilling Kory Leadon and Abby Traister
RAIN RAIN A torrential winter down pour could not stop a group of dedicated volunteers from making their way to the Phoenix Art Museum to celebrate Ballet Arizonaâ€™s Dance with Me. This yearâ€™s gala stopped to honor Carol and Randy Schilling. The bash was chaired by Sharron Lewis and A.J. Dickey. Gwen Hillis and Ricki Dee Jennings served as co-chairs. Ballet Arizona preformed shortly after the cocktail reception. Priscilla Nicholas stole the evening in a midnight black swing dress and dynamite diamond broach. Mrs. Nicholas turned heads as she walked through the stately museum. Dwight Geise and Amy Videan
Jean Marley and Gail Traister
George Abrams and A.J. Dickey
Priscilla and Micheal Nicholas with Sharron Lewis
Judd and Billie Jo Herberger
Coverage courtesy of Bill Dougherty
A few questions for … Marypat Friedman and Sue Brueckner Interview by Bill Dougherty What sets the Honor Ball apart from other events? Marypat: The Honor Ball has a storied history as one of the premier black tie events in the Valley. The focus is on fun! There are no auctions, just an inviting evening with good friends and wonderful entertainment in one of the grandest settings in town. Where do the funds raised from the evening go? Sue: The purpose of The Honor Ball has been to fund HonorHealth (formerly Scottsdale Healthcare) projects, services and programs that will directly benefit the people in our community – our friends, families and neighbors. More than $14 million has been raised to benefit these programs. All proceeds from this year’s Honor Ball will go directly to support research, programs and services. What does The Honor Ball mean to you? Sue: The Honor Ball enjoys the reputation of being a great event for a great cause. My husband, Kurt, and I have lived and been involved in the Scottsdale community for more than 30 years. While spending my entire professional career in the medical field, I have always had a special place in my heart for the hope and outstanding care that HonorHealth and the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center offer to patients and family members. When asked to co-chair this wonderful event I knew this would be very special as my mother was treated at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center with the most amazing care and compassion. Marypat: My husband, Dr. Jay Friedman, and I have been a part of this medical
community for more than 30 years. This year’s proceeds will support cancer patient services, education and research offered through the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center and HonorHealth Research Institute. A bridge connects them which represents the collaboration between care and cure. I am so proud to co-chair this event, which, through the efforts of our amazing committee, offers hope to so many. What is the theme for the ball this year? Sue: While we don’t have a designated theme, we are delighted with our décor and color scheme. We will continue the tradition of honoring someone who has made a difference in our community. We are thrilled to recognize Tom Sadvary, HonorHealth Chief Executive Officer, as the 2017 honoree for all his leadership. Anything our readers should know about this event that makes it so very successful year after year? Marypat: We are so grateful for the past 40+ years of support for The Honor Ball from physicians and community leaders. Their passion and commitment to the HonorHealth patients and families of the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center really speaks to the enduring success of the Ball.
A few questions for … the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame Interview by Bill Dougherty What’s the difference between an Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame Honoree and a Living Legacy? Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame Honorees are women who have been deceased for at least two years, while Living Legacies are women who are still living. The criteria for being inducted into the Hall of Fame is the same for both groups. Women in each of these categories have made a lasting contribution to their communities, the state of Arizona and often nationally and internationally. Our first Living Legacy inductees, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Elisabeth Ruffner, the Honorable Rose Mofford and the Honorable Mae Sue Talley each demonstrate the lasting impact such women have in the legal, the humanities, public service and business worlds. Who are some notable past honorees? There are many including Jean Chaudhuri, a Native American activist who founded the Native American Heritage Preservation Coalition to save the Phoenix Indian School, or Marietta Bryant and Daisy Moore whose courageous efforts led to changes in discriminatory hiring practices against black school teachers after desegregation in Arizona. Why is it important to honor Arizona women? Women have played a substantive role in the economic, cultural, social and political development of Arizona since the territorial period. Yet too often, their accomplishments go
2017 Living Legacy Christine Kajikawa Wilkinson
2017 Living Legacy Gladys Taylor McGarey unheralded. They have been scientists, teachers, writers, environmentalists, reformers, community builders and activists. They have started corporations and non-profits, served as the chairs of tribal councils, founded theater groups, implemented change and innovation in communities and so much more. Can you share a story about one of the current or past honorees? Helen K. Mason’s life represents many of the kinds of accomplishments, the dedication and effort typical of Hall of Fame honorees. Her vision and commitment opened new frontiers for youth of color and built bridges between races and ethnicities. Helen worked for 23 years at Phoenix Parks and Recreation. In 1970, she founded the Black Theater Troupe guiding the lives of underserved youth through music, art, dance and sports. The Troupe is still active and continues her legacy providing innovative programs to low-income and under-served communities. Give us an example of a past honoree or living legacy who’s made a big impact on our state. Elisabeth Ruffner from Prescott, one of our first Living Legacies, has worked to save more than 700 historic buildings in Arizona and helped secure each one a listing in the National Register of Historic Places. She was one of the founders of the Arizona Preservation Foundation, an organization that works with local, state and national partners to promote and protect Arizona’s historical, archeological, architectural and cultural resources.
You are cordially invited to attend
The Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception at the AZ Heritage Center 1300 North College Avenue | Tempe, Arizona 85281 March 23, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
To Honor and Induct of Fame — Living Legacies Gladys McGarey, M.D., M.D.H. and Christine Kajikawa Wilkinson, PhD
& of Fame — 2017 Inductees Rebecca Dallis, Sister Clare Dunn, Clara Schell, Louise Serpa and Julia Zozaya R.S.V.P. by March 17, 2017 to 602-926-3720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org The Induction Ceremony and Reception are open to the public, however, donations to the AzWHF are always appreciated. Your tax deductible donation supports educational programs, inductions and honors the women who are the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame. To learn more about the AzWHF and the Induction Ceremony, visit our website at www.azwhf.org or phone 602-926-3720.
Childhelp Drive the Dream Gala
Richard Stephenson, Bob Bondurant, Yvonne Fedderson, Sara O’Meara, Pat Bondurant and Stacie Stephenson
THE JOURNEY TO OZ This year Childhelp guests were treated to a magical journey down the yellow brick road. The dream of chairs Stacie and Richard Stephenson leapt from the silver screen and into the Arizona Biltmore’s Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom. The master creator responsible for this transformation was none other than talented Dennis Thompson and his famed White House team. Jon and Caryll Kyl
Donna Jeroux and Pam Stone
John and Lisa O’Hurley with Donna Lody and Paul Honaka
Tim Donald and Christine Espinoza
Coverage courtesy of Dawn and Bob Davis Photography and Carol and George Bennett
Childhelp Drive the Dream Gala
Sarah Peterson, Ivy Ciolli and Tara Ryklin
Ben and Tiffany Quayle
LASTING LEGACY Since 1959 Childhelp has been at the forefront in preventing child abuse in the United States. Founders Sara Oâ€™Meara and Yvonne Fedderson must have been thrilled at the record attendance, wonderment and success of this yearâ€™s Gala.
Cindy and Jim Miller
Jinger Richardson and Carol Hebets with Dru Hammer
Coverage courtesy of Dawn and Bob Davis Photography and Carol and George Bennett
Darcy and Tim Kimmel
Carolyn and Craig Jackson
Bespoke at the Heard Museum
Mary Ellen and Bob McKee
Linda French and Linda Surdakowski
Tom and Mary Hudak
BEAUTY SPEAKS FOR US David Roche, the dapper Director and CEO of the Heard Museum, must have been quite pleased with the more than 500 people he welcomed to the new Virginia G. Piper Trust Grand Gallery the other night. Smashing would be an understatement if you were to describe the fabulous new space the gallery occupies. Youâ€™ve gotta see it! Champagne flowed and Native blessings were given and were very touching. Guests arrived and departed in some of the finest Native American jewelry and clothing imaginable. Mary Ellen McKee stole the show. Who would have thought navy blue would look good with turquoise? Mary Ellen did and that is precisely why she always looks so magnificent!
Mona and Mike Smith
Jim and Patience Huntwork
Janis Lyon, Carol Ann Mckay Patsy Lowry and Linda Herold
Mary Jane Rynd and Carey Chambers
Coverage courtesy of Beth and Bill Dougherty
PRESENTED BY THE KEMPER AND ETHEL MARLEY FOUNDATION THE INAUGURAL EXHIBITION OPENING IN THE NEW VIRGINIA G. PIPER CHARITABLE TRUST GRAND GALLERY FEBRUARY 10 – APRIL 2, 2017 This exhibition made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors:
MASTERWORK SIGNATURE SPONSOR Jill and Wick Pilcher, Carol Ann and Harvey Mackay, and Anonymous
MASTERWORK BENEFACTORS Joy and Howard Berlin, Lisa and Greg Boyce, Carmen and Michael Duffek, Janis and Dennis H. Lyon, Mary Ellen and Robert McKee, Janet and John Melamed, Kristine and Leland W. Peterson, The Rob and Melani Walton Foundation, Inc., Wells Fargo
MASTERWORK PATRONS Dino J. and Elizabeth Murfee DeConcini, Alice J. Fleet Dickey, Kathleen and John Graham, Dr. Marigold Linton and Dr. Robert Barnhill, Jean and James Meenaghan, Susan and James Navran, and Gilbert Waldman and Christy Vezolles
BEAUTY BEHOLDERS Sue and Judson Ball, Jeanie Harlan, and Merle and Steve Rosskam
CONSERVATION SPONSOR Frances and Mark Paper in honor of Carol Ann Mackay
PROGRAMMING AND EDUCATION SPONSOR Frances and Mark Paper in honor of Carol Ann Mackay
BOARD OF TRUSTEES Media sponsors include Native American Art, Native Peoples Magazine, Republic Media and Trends Magazine
Chair Vice-Chair Secretary Treasurer Director and CEO
Susan H. Navran Mark Schiavoni Joette B. Schmidt Patricia K. Hibbeler David M. Roche
Additional support provided by the Arizona Commission on the Arts and Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture
TRUSTEES James R. Huntwork Gov. Stephen R. Lewis Marigold Linton John F. Lomax John Melamed Robert Meyer Scott Montgomery Scott H. O’Connor Leland W. Peterson Wick Pilcher William G. Ridenour Don Smith Christy Vezolles David Wilshin
Karen Abraham Arlene K. Ben-Horin Mark B. Bonsall Gregory H. Boyce Dr. Craig Cohen W. David Connell Robert A. Cowie Elizabeth Murfee DeConcini Alice J. Fleet Dickey Judith Dworkin Mary Endorf John Graham Carrie L. Hulburd
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Jim Hart, Haida, b. 1952 Whale Rider, 2016 Bronze Collection of Alice J. Fleet Dickey Photo by Craig Smith/Heard Museum
Barrett-Jackson Opening Night Gala
Chrissy Sayare, Maja Langbein, Cassandra Ravenhill and Richard Stephenson
Carolyn and Craig Jackson
SNEAK PEAK A group of steadfast community volunteers gathered one evening prior to the opening of Barrett-Jackson 2017. Carolyn and Craig Jackson served as the perfect hosts to all those who were invited to their stately sky box. Since the Jacksons are no strangers to the philanthropic community, an outpouring of the blue ribbon crowd were ecstatic to toast their success. It’s no secret that the Barrett-Jackson Classic Auction is the largest and most successful in the world. Brent and Jacqueline Nerguizian
Grant, Chris and David Gustafson
Melissa Turner and Carolyn Ross
Coverage courtesy of Bill Dougherty
Barrett-Jackson Opening Night Gala
Lynne Love, Deborah Pshebniski and Carol Clemmensen
David Gustafson and Sandy Magruder
Walt Brown and Tim Braun
Pamela Wright Keiper and Will Keiper
Coverage courtesy of Bill Dougherty
Bob Paz and Melissa Turner
Rick and Carolyn Ross
Jason and Jorden Rose
A few questions for … Go Red Luncheon Interview by Bill Dougherty How was the Go Red Luncheon founded? In 2004 the American Heart Association started a bold new initiative to help educate women on their number one health threat. The Phoenix division had its first Go Red for Women luncheon in 2005. I am excited and proud to continue the tradition. Where do the proceeds from the luncheon go? Money raised at the luncheon will fund research, as well as, basic and clinical science which helps people in our area find new ways to keep healthy and free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Recent local research has led to breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluding stents. Also Hand-Only CPR trials were held in Arizona. What do you hope to accomplish at this year’s luncheon? Ultimately, the goal is to help educate and save womens’ lives. What is the biggest misconception regarding the American Heart Association? I don’t think people realize that the American Heart Association touches everyone’s lives. The AHA has been instrumental in changing laws which make Phoenix a healthier place
to live. From newborns being screened with PulseOx, to healthier lunch programs in schools, to fit friendly businesses and general warning signs awareness; the AHA is there. How much money has been raised at previous luncheons? The Go Red For Women Luncheon is one of the American Heart Association’s signature events. Since its inception, millions of dollars have been raised for women’s research and education. Last year’s luncheon raised more than $500,000!
How can we spread the word about your mission? We encourage women to share information with their sisters, mothers, daughters, co-workers, girlfriends, etc. Women are dying. Education and research are the key. The more women we reach the more lives that we will save.
What big things do you have planned at this yearâ€™s luncheon? The luncheon this year will bring Phoenix women together for a wonderful day of health education, sharing and fundraising. It will feature an expo and wonderful speakers and presenters. How can people buy tickets? Seats and tables are available at http://phoenixgoredluncheon.heart.org.
Honoring 34 Years
of leadership with the “Thank you, Dr. Spetzler” Initiative
Barrow Neurological Foundation is honoring Robert F. Spetzler’s, MD, 34-year leadership of Barrow Neurological Institute through the “Thank you, Dr. Spetzler” Initiative. When Dr. Spetzler became the director of Barrow his mission was to accept challenges, reject norms and push envelopes. Throughout his career he has instilled this goal into every person who has walked through Barrow’s doors seeking an education, a career or care.
Barrow’s neuro experts often take on cases deemed “inoperable” by other institutes. Barrow’s staff has rejected the status quo by developing surgical tools and approaches that are now used in operating rooms around the world. They have pushed the envelope of medicine through developing the cardiac standstill, pioneering thoracoscopic spine surgery and perfecting skull reattachments. Barrow has achieved much under Dr. Spetzler’s leadership but there are still challenges to overcome, norms to be questioned and envelopes to be pushed. This initiative ensures that Barrow’s legacy will continue far into the future. Gifts will be dispersed at Dr. Spetzler’s discretion for innovative research, leadership endowment and capital needs. To become a part of the “Thank you, Dr. Spetzler” Initiative, please contact Barrow Neurological Foundation at 602.406.3041.
Barrow Grand Ball 2017
Penny Gunning Nancy Gaintner Robert Spetzler Jan Lewis and Carolyn O’Malley
Mary Ellen McKee
RAISE YOUR GLASS 2017 marks the final year for noted neurosurgeon Robert Spetzler at Barrow Neurological Institute. In a fitting tribute, chairs Carolyn O’Malley and Jan Lewis together with Women’s Board chairman Nancy Gaintner produced a memorable evening. Our community and the world thanks Dr. Spetzler for his tremendous talents.
Tom and Diane Might
David and Barbara Jean Adelson
Dionne and Francis Najafi
Murray and Ina Manaster
Barbara and Craig Barrett
Coverage courtesy of J.J. Brewer, Veronica Cook, Michelle Rooney and Kathy Scheib
Barrow Grand Ball 2017
Bruce and Diane Halle
Jacquie and Bennett Dorance
BELLE OF THE BALL Nancy Gaintner stole the evening in a blush colored number that radiated as much as she did. The combination of a beautiful lady and a beautiful gown.
Muffie Churchill and Amy Thurston
Roy and Catherine Jacobson
Coverage courtesy of J.J. Brewer, Veronica Cook, Michelle Rooney and Kathy Scheib
Robert and Nancy Spetzler
Arizona Science Center Galaxy Gala
Cheryl Dib, Dean Gibbs and Lisa Fujii
Patti Tucker, Shark and Cindy Good
Laurie and Drew Brown
PRESERVATION AND PURPOSE The Arizona Science Center has done a spectacular job of presenting the case for saving our precious sharks. This yearâ€™s gala Planet Shark/Predator or Prey brought a blue ribbon crowd of supporters. Everybody marveled at the wonderment of this sensational exhibit. The brain child of Chairs Beth and Bill Dougherty came to fruition at the tenacious efforts of Chevy Humphrey and Judi Goldfader. Everyone should put this exhibit on their must see bucket list. Chair Betty McRae donated a fabulous trip to Bermuda for the raffle. Betty McRae, Bill and Beth Dougherty
Kathleen Graham, Bob Paz, Melissa Turner and John Graham
Larry Lytle, Trisha and Dale Anthony with Tracey Lytle
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Barbara and Todd Lockwood
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