Economic development efforts recognized by Golden Prospector Awards presented by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) will be showcased at AAED’s annual charity luncheon, benefiting Horses With Heart. It will be held on Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix.
Chad Schleicher of the SmithGroup will moderate a discussion in which three Golden Prospector Award winners will share their best practices and success stories.
Horses With Heart utilizes the proven benefits of therapeutic horsemanship to help transform the lives of disabled children and adults, including U.S. military veterans, as they gain confidence, dignity and independence by riding trained horses.
The cost of the luncheon is $50 for AAED members, $65 for non-members and $75 for late registrants. To register, visit www.aaed.com/event/dec10 The registration deadline is Thursday, Dec. 5 at noon. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance. For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit www.aaed.com.
AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy and collaboration.