Voice of the Valley is all about the good news, not the bad news. Each week the focus is on local events, cahrities, businesses, and personalities doing good things here in the Valley. Topics today include Camp Soaring Eagle, where children with serious illness discover the healing power of laughter and Arizona Country TV, the newest internet based television show "keeping the west alive" as well as deals, happy hour, and more at Bonfire Restaurant in Scottsdale.
CAMP SOARING EAGLE:
The mission of Camp Soaring Eagles is to give kids with serious illnesses and their families a chance to discover the healing power of laughter and the sheer joy of play, that sickness has too long denied them, by providing camping experiences filled with excitement, challenge and fun in a medically safe setting - all at no charge to the children or families.
On Saturday, October 15, 2011, Camp Soaring Eagle will host the 2011 Annual Affair, to provide medically safe camping programs for seriously ill children and their families. A fun component of this weekend fundraising extravaganza is the Hot Air Balloon Golf Ball Drop. Anyone can purchase a chance to win a fabulous Las Vegas Getaway worth more than $1500 for just $20 or six for $100
The Trip includes: • Two-night stay in either the Venetian or Palazzo’s luxurious suites with check in through the VIP Lounge • Dinner for two at Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio • Two show tickets to Jersey Boys or Phantom • Two tickets to Madam Tussauds famous wax museum • A Romantic Gondola Ride for two.
Annual Affair Weekend Festivities Include:
• V.I.P. Sponsors Reception - Friday, October 14th | 7:00 pm | JW Marriott Desert Ridge
• Golf Event - Saturday, October 15th | 8:30 am | Wildfire Golf Club | $350 individual golfer, $1200 foursome
• Evening Celebration – Saturday, October 15th | 6:00 pm | Los Cedros USA Featuring a world class horse show, dinner, live and silent auctions and a special performance by country legend, T.G. Sheppard.$350 per person, $600 per couple, $3000 table of ten
The 2011 Annual Affair provides hundreds of children with serious illnesses the opportunity to just be kids thanks to the support of event attendees and sponsors. The 2011 Annual Affair Presenting Sponsors are Guthy-Renker and The Max James Family Foundation. The V.I.P. Reception is made possible thanks to sponsors Softmart and iLinc Communications Inc.
For details visit http://www.campsoaringeagle.org
ARIZONA COUNTRY TV
Every episode of Arizona Country TV will showcase Arizona country/western music artists. Some will be nationally known, others have yet to be discovered. Whatever your taste in country/western music, you can be sure you'll enjoy the show. You'll see in depth interviews with the artists and learn personal and inspirational insights into the folks who make the music: the why, the how, and the stories behind the songs. And just plain have some fun! Arizona is filled with fun and exciting things to do and see each episode we'll introduce you to another place or interesting character within our beautiful state. All new episodes shot on location across Arizona. If you love the western lifestyle you won't want to miss a single program!
An internet-based television program, every segment of Arizona Country TV is chock full of interviews, coverage of Arizona's most beautiful sights and events and is carefully created and produced by an award-winning team of actors, technical specialist and western experts.
Join the Biggest Posse in the West! Your subscription will feature:
•An Arizona Country TV Bumper Sticker
•Your choice of an Arizona Country TV T-Shirt or Ball Cap
•Entry into monthly drawing for great CDs and other artist memorabilia
•Entry into the Grand Prize drawing at the end of the year
•Email alerts to upcoming artists and features
•Access to behind the scenes program video and archived shows
Each subscription of only $29.97 per year supports our nation's military with a portion of every membership fee going to the Special Operations Warriors Foundation.
For more details visit http://www.arizonacountrytv.com
Bonfire Grill and Bar is a casual dining restaurant in downtown Scottsdale that offers a wide array of flavorful and innovative menu items inspired by culinary influences from Arizona. Known for the Pecan Wood-Fired Grilled Skewers, the menu features American cuisine with fresh local and regional ingredients. Bonfire is a popular meeting spot during the day for local business people and shoppers alike, offering an affordable menu with indoor and outdoor seating. For the late-night crowd, Bonfire offers a full bar and live music.
10/1 DJ Sean Essex from 10 - 4am, drinks served from 10 - 2 am and food from 2 - 4 am
10/6 Voice of the Valley Happy Hour 5:30 - 7:30 pm
10/21 Rock Me Arizona, Rock Me Girls play bartender
7210 East 2nd Street - Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Pictures and audio from the show can be found at http://www.facebook.com/christinadwagner