October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month and to bring attention to this important issue, we caught up with Carol Minchew, a volunteer with Sojourner Center, a Phoenix-based domestic violence shelter founded in 1977. “Sojourner Center has been at the forefront of providing outstanding services to victims, their children, and recently, their pets, fleeing the trauma of both physical and verbal/mental abuse,” she says. Retired from a successful interior design career that spanned 40 years, Minchew is the mother of two grown children and four “amazing” grandchildren and has been married to her second husband, Weldon, for 48 years.
Desert Botanical Garden's latest exhibit combines light, sound and technology to make the landscape come alive.
“The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features. Language and illustration combined must fail.” – John Wesley Powell
Opening at Harkins Camelview and several other Valley multiplexes:
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Phoenix Children’s Hospital is on a mission to stop Childhood Cancer during its September-long Step Up. Stop In. Stop Cancer. campaign to raise $1 million for the hospital’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD.)
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