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Santana promoted

Santana promoted

Albert Santana, until recently light rail management assistant with the City of Phoenix, has been promoted to light rail special projects administrator. In this capacity, he will coordinate the $200 million northwest extension project and provide planning and oversight for all other Phoenix extensions to the system. In addition to advising city management on light […]

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GSACP honors Rodriguez Mundell, Solley

GSACP honors Rodriguez Mundell, Solley

Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine council (GSACP) will host the Women and Young Women of Distinction Awards luncheon on December 1, 2012, to honor community members for their leadership. Among this year’s honorees are Barbara Rodriguez Mundell, retired Superior Court Judge, and Anna Solley, president of Phoenix College. Rodriguez Mundell will receive the Promise Award and […]

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NFL honors Rep. Gallego

NFL honors Rep. Gallego

The Arizona Cardinals, the National Football League (NFL) and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation selected State Representative Ruben Gallego (D-LD 16) as the recipient of the 2012 Arizona NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award. The awards recognize the contributions of Hispanic leaders in each of the 32 NFL markets and include a $3,000 donation to the charitable […]

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CPLC lauds educators

CPLC lauds educators

Chicanos por la Causa (CPLC) held its 14th Annual Latino Teacher Awards Ceremony on October 24, 2012, at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Phoenix. Four educators were recognized for their dedication to the profession and received a donation of $2,500 for their respective schools and a half-scholarship for an Argosy University master’s or doctoral program. […]

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Golden Gate celebrates altruism

Golden Gate celebrates altruism

The Golden Gate Community Center hosted an open house on September 27, 2012, and recognized the work of Dwight Amery, director of human services for the City of Phoenix, and Irene Cañez, a volunteer who has worked in support of the Maryvale community, especially grandparents raising their grandchildren. Golden Gate is a member of the […]

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Promotions at Wells Fargo

Promotions at Wells Fargo

Glory Perez, who until recently served as Arizona regional marketing consultant, is the new Wells Fargo marketing program manager for Greater Houston. In this capacity, she will support regional sales, marketing and diversity programs, as well as the management of philanthropic and community events. Perez is a graduate of Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School […]

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Galindo-Elvira honored by AFP

Galindo-Elvira honored by AFP

Carlos Galindo-Elvira, vice president for philanthropic and community relations at Valle del Sol, received the Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Arizona Chapter. The AFP will recognize the work of the Valley’s finest fundraisers, volunteers and philanthropists during its 28th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner, to be held in November, […]

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Jacklyn Angel joins Friendly House

Jacklyn Angel joins Friendly House

Jacklyn Angel has been hired as special projects coordinator by Friendly House, a non-profit, social services organization. Until recently, the ASU graduate worked as services technician for the Phoenix College ACE Program. See this story in print here: Click here for iPad and Android optimized versions

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Flinn-Brown Academy selects participants

Flinn-Brown Academy selects participants

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership announced the fall 2012 class of its Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. Kristina Gomez (Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission), Eric Gudiño (Arizona State University) and Susan Trujillo (Quarles and Brady) are among the nonpartisan academy’s participants. The nonpartisan, Civic Leadership Training Program is intended to help prepare and support Arizona’s future […]

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Valley Leadership announces Class 34

Valley Leadership announces Class 34

Fifty community leaders were selected through a competitive process to participate in the nonprofit’s Leadership Institute. Over the next ten months, the cohort will receive executive leadership training developed by the Thunderbird School of Global Management. The following individuals are among the program’s participants: Cynthia Aguilar (City of Phoenix), Israel Barajas (Helios Education Foundation), Sandra […]

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