HUGE Thanks – 15th Annual Golden Rule Banquet was the best!!

Sincere thanks to everyone who attended the Golden Rule Awards Banquet! We hope you enjoyed the inspirational evening as much as we enjoyed organizing it. We extend our humble thanks to all who played a wonderful part in the event itself, especially each of the Honorees!

• Marie Osmond • Dr. Gladys McGarey • Michael Bankston •Trevor Gentry • Mission of Mercy

The messages each honoree shared were valuable and expressed their Golden Rule heart in such meaningful ways. We can’t express enough gratitude.

Professional PICTURES from the event are HERE!! They are downloadable and sharable. ENJOY!! Also, key photos are shared on our facebook page, @AZIFM

An extra special THANKS to our Sponsors! Pivotal Founcation, Bashas’ Dr. and Mrs. Leland Fairbanks, Schnepf Farms, Gerald & Joan Colangelo Family Trust, The Law Firm of Skousen, Gulbrandsen & Patience, AZTV7, City of Mesa, Barney Farms, Beatitudes Campus, Christian Science friends, East Valley Jewish Community Center, Helios Education Foundation, Hindu Chinmaya / IACRF, Mesa AZ Flat Iron Stake, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Phoenix, and Eldred Spain.

Enormous THANKS to Nicole Bennett, Perry Consulting, Event Professionals, Lynne Ericksson for her photography and Americopy who helped us with the Printed Programs. Also, to Joyce Buekers with the Therapuetic Harp Foundation for her wonderful harp music during dinner, WOW!! AND to Judy Renfro and team and Paul Cox / Arizona Floral Exchange AFX for the beautiful flowers, largely donated. We’re so grateful.

As a follow up, we would love to have you share with us your favorite moments in the program. We’d also be grateful for any suggestions that would help improve our banquets in the future. You’re welcome to email

At the Golden Rule Banquet, you experienced how the Golden Rule honorees are the heart of the event. We hope that their stories, which will soon be shared on our website (HERE), will be an encouragement as you practice living the Golden Rule in your life. As a side note, we’re always open to suggestions if you feel you have a person or organization worthy to be nominated.

Thank you again for being a part of our beloved Golden Rule Banquet – it expressed the heart of our mission and vision and we hope its messages blessed you. May their inspiration give movement to all of us to better LIVE THE GOLDEN RULE in our lives.