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Laurie Dickman, who with her husband, Joel, owns Laurie’s Bridal and Formal in Scottsdale, says the business "is a family-owned and -operated bridal boutique. We offer bridal, bridesmaids, mother of the wedding, bar/bat mitzvah attire, prom and other social occasion dresses. Even though we are open for business, our grand opening will be in November, to kick off the busy season."
Stephen Ost wants your vote.
Ost is one of five finalists for Entrepreneur Magazine's college entrepreneurs of the year. He hopes that by the time voting ends on Sept. 17, he will receive $5,000 that will benefit the app Ufree, which lets friends know when someone is nearby and available to hang out.
Children at local preschools will be welcomed back to school this month with a variety of new outdoor adventures, from gardens and bike tracks to new play structures and completely revamped play areas. Here’s a look at some of the new features.
The definition of a grandparent is pretty simple, but the term is very complex. The ability to love and shower affection, and a willingness to help and comfort their grandchildren have made grandparents indispensable.
Avery Feldman of Scottsdale is one of 12 winners of a national children's art contest coordinated by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation's new "Voices & Visions" program.
The Minderful Center, a private, nonsectarian school for lifelong learners, has expanded its program to offer some of its classes at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center starting in January.
Ilana's Garden, a new social program for Temple Chai special-needs teens ages 12-19 and teen volunteers in grades 8-12, promises a fun and meaningful experience for all of its participants.
Emunah Montessori Academy is the newest addition to the roster of the Valley's Jewish schools in Central Phoenix, joining the neighborhood's three preschools, two day schools and two high schools.
This month, 1,200 Valley families received a "Decorate Your Own Tzedakah Box" kit in the mail with their November books from the PJ Library, a literacy project that sends free Jewish books and CDs to Jewish families with children 6 months to 5 1/2 years old.
Between the challah bake, the Shabbat Project and conferences in Washington, D.C., it's been a busy week.
Shabbat in Jerusalem was like no Shabbat I have ever experienced.
Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about a program that two ex-IDF soldiers developed to help teach disadvantaged teens to surf and in turn to become surfing teachers for wounded warriors.