June 2015 Around Town 1


DAD Box available at Sprinkles Cupcakes June 19-21

Just in time for Father’s Day, Sprinkles Cupcakes is featuring their tasty DAD box. Topped with special DAD decorations and sealed with a “DAD Digs Cupcakes” sticker, the box features an assortment of peanut butter chip, red velvet, black and white and vanilla milk chocolate cupcakes. The DAD box will be available at Sprinkles from June 19 to 21. Sprinkles is located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Rd. For details or to place an order, visit Sprinkles.com or call 480.970.4321.

Rose Law Group Adds Experienced Attorney Holly Liebengood to Litigation Department

Scottsdale-based Rose Law Group PC is pleased to announce the hiring of Attorney Holly Liebengood to its litigation practice. Liebengood will practice law in the areas of commercial litigation, employment law, premises liability, accident and personal injury litigation.

“I’m excited about joining Rose Law Group’s litigation department, which is involved in some very exciting issues. My past experience representing retail clients in all aspects of litigation will be complemented by RLG’s strong transactional leasing and real estate group,” Liebengood says. “Rose Law Group’s commitment to the community is another one of the firm’s features that sets it apart from other law firms and that fits my desire to give back.” For more information on Rose Law Group PC please visit RoseLawGroup.com.

Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night XXI Raised $7 Million

On Saturday, March 28, stars and athletes from around the country converged at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix for Muhammad Ali’s 21st Anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night. Country music superstar Reba McEntire returned for her tenth year as emcee. A resounding LED Drummers patriotic performance kicked off the night that was immediately followed by a stirring tribute to our country’s wounded veterans. Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban, Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback Russell Wilson, and philanthropists Glenn and Mindy Stearns were honored with 2015 Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night Awards. Following the awards guests were treated to a host of performances under the direction of the multiple Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer David Foster, who returned for his 16th consecutive year as the evening’s musical director. The black tie event also featured a cocktail reception, a silent auction, an elegant dinner and an exciting live auction including one-of-a-kind luxury items. Celebrity Fight Night Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1994 by Jimmy Walker to support the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, as well as numerous other charities. For more information, visit CelebrityFightNight.org.

PowerTrainYoga Now Open

PowerTrainYoga recently opened its first Arizona location in Scottsdale. The modern 10,000-square-foot studio features a mix of workouts including heated and unheated yoga, hot pilates, TRX suspension training, kettlebells, barre, battleropes, bootcamp, high intensity interval training (HIIT) and more. In an effort to make group fitness more affordable and accessible to people, they offer unlimited memberships at a competitive rate. The facility features a sophisticated environmental control system which monitors the heat, humidity and carbon dioxide levels in each training room. To give members the optimal workout environment, fresh air is pumped into training rooms when needed to increase comfort while reducing fatigue. PowerTrainYoga is located at 14202 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 114.For more information, visit PowerTrainYoga.com or call 805.440.8761.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill Launches New Menu

Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill has launched a fresh seasonal menu showcasing the crisp flavors and ingredients of the season. The restaurant is bringing back old favorites like the Mediterranean Style Prawns and Steamed Mussels while introducing new exciting additions, including the Blackened Salmon and Quinoa Mango Salad. A Strawberry Rhubarb and White Chocolate Cheesecake is available to savor as well as two new refreshing cocktails and rotating seasonal beer on tap. The limited time menu will be available until June 15th. For more information, visit ThirstyLionGastropub.com.

Valley’s First Fast Casual Pizza Concept Opens New Scottsdale Location

Locally-owned and operated Fired Pie recently celebrated the opening of their tenth location at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Fired Pie allows you to take on the role of chef by picking and choosing your own type of dough, sauce and toppings. The sophisticated-yet-affordable pizzeria also offers build-your-own salads. For more information, visit FiredPie.com.

Hotel Valley Ho announces ‘Sweet Suite Deal’

Staycationers can experience modern luxury with a dash of mid-century cool in The Tower, Hotel Valley Ho’s artful hotel within a hotel. Right now, the hotel is offering 30 percent off prevailing rates for Tower Suites, Loft Suites and the Presidential Loft Suite. Reservations can be made at HotelValleyHo.com or 480.248.2000.

Honorees Selected for 2015 Father of the Year Awards

On June 5, four exemplary Arizona dads will be honored at the 2015 Phoenix Father of the Year Awards, an event that honors fathers for their outstanding commitment to their children and the values of fatherhood. Don Henninger, Principal at DH Advisors and a Scottsdale resident, is one of the honorees at the event, which will benefit the American Diabetes Association.

“We are proud to honor these exceptional fathers, who have so admirably balanced fatherhood with such successful careers and community service records,” says Scott Harkey, 2015 Chair of the Phoenix Father’s Day Council. “On June 5 these great dads join the ranks of over 50 Phoenix Father of the Year alumni who make our community a better place by leading by example.” Dr. Javier Cardenas, Neurologist/Director of Barrow Concussion Network, Barrow Concussion and Brain Injury Center at Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Ernest Jones Sr., President of the Yavapai Prescott Indian Tribe, and Ryan Walls, Senior Vice President, Operations, Sales and Marketing of Troon Golf will also be honored as Fathers of the Year.