Fresh Start Woman's Foundation
Fresh Start Woman's Foundation

Fresh Start Gala

Mar 9, 2019

6:00 pm

The Phoenician

6000 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

The 23rd Annual Fresh Start Gala presented by Bank of America | Merrill Lynch | US Trust will honor more than two decades of support for Fresh Start Women’s Foundation on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at The Phoenician. Guests will be treated to a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, incredible live entertainment, dancing and many surprises throughout this special evening. Fresh Start is very fortunate this year to have Andrea Katsenes leading as chair for this year’s Gala. You won't want to miss this black tie affair.

The Gala will also include an inspirational presentation of Fresh Start’s prestigious Founders’ Award, which will honor Cindy Watts, passionate philanthropist and community advocate.

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 About Event Chair Andrea Katsenes:

Fresh Start is very fortunate this year to have Andrea Katsenes lead as event chair for this year’s Gala. Andrea has been active in the community, using her time and talents to impact the lives of others. Andrea Katsenes is a current member of Fresh Start’s Board of Directors and serves as the Director of Media Relations for Cox Cox Communications Arizona. 

About Founders' Award Honoree Cindy Watts: 

Cindy Watts will be honored during the Gala with the 2019 Founders’ Award for her years of volunteerism and philanthropic support of the community. Throughout her life, Cindy has been focused on building stronger communities thereby ensuring the opportunity for every woman to meet her highest potential. She is a founding member of ASU Women and Philanthropy and has many collaborations with ASU including the Center of Mindfulness, Compassion & Resilience; Watts Center for Academic Excellence and Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.