CASA FOR KIDS FOUNDATION TO HOLD HOLIDAY GIFT DRIVE

by Jennifer Whittemore, Board President, Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation is a local nonprofit that has been around for over 15 years. Many people do not yet know about the organization and others confuse it with the government CASA (court appointed special advocate) program of Yavapai County. There is a … Read More…

ASCEND HELPS STUDENTS WITH AUTISM THRIVE

School has served the Prescott area for 10 years Parents of children with special needs are thrilled and relieved to learn there is a nationally recognized facility right here in Prescott that specializes in K-12 special education for kids with autism, challenging behaviors, developmental disabilities and language disorders. ASCEND (Autism Spectrum Center for Educational and … Read More…

YOU’RE INVITED! SpringHill Suites by Marriott invites you to celebrate with us

by Margo Christensen, Vice President Marketing & Public Relations, Ponderosa Hotel Management Services With the holidays quickly approaching, SpringHill Suites by Marriott in downtown Prescott is busy getting ready to welcome a steady stream of holiday travelers to “Arizona’s Christmas City.” And we also open our doors to local residents with a variety of activities … Read More…

A JOURNEY FROM PAIN-FILLED TO PAIN-FREE

by Sandra Cheney In spring 2015, I received the shock of my life – a diagnosis of rectal cancer.  Everything after that day was a whirlwind.  Treatment consisted of eight weeks of radiation and two weeks of chemotherapy.  During that time, there were numerous side effects, such as loss of hair, head rash and mouth … Read More…

HELPING HEARTS

by Dr. Vijay Swarup and Dr. Akash Makkar Heart arrhythmias and irregular heartbeats affect millions of Americans, and these can lead to many health risks including heart failure, stroke and sudden death. “The medical field of heart rhythm specialists is the most rapidly-growing field because of the new technologies, which allow effective and often curative … Read More…

THE IMPORTANCE OF WORKING WITH A FIDUCIARY

by Ronald Stevenson and Barbara Clark Stevenson You may have heard about the U.S. Department of Labor’s long-anticipated fiduciary rule that passed in the spring. The new regulations that accompany the rule are expected to not only significantly alter how people plan for retirement, but also protect individuals from biased retirement advice. But what exactly … Read More…