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Fiesta Bowl statement on the passing of Don Dupont

Jul 09, 2019

It is a somber time as the Fiesta Bowl family has lost one of our beloved Founders, Don Dupont who passed away on June 29. Don brought his passion, expertise and strategic mindset to help set the original course for the Fiesta Bowl and make it into the national treasure we’ve come to know. As […]

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Charity Spotlight: Gabriel’s Angels

Jun 26, 2019

By – Nick Sheehy It all started with a dog. The black Weimaraner’s name was Gabriel. His owner Pam Gaber brought him to see the children at the Phoenix Crisis Nursery during a Christmas party. Gabriel was dressed in antlers and a “Just Call Me Rudolph” T-shirt. The dog shed a light at the party […]

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BCBSAZ Volunteer Spotlight: Patrick Barkley

Jun 19, 2019

By – Nick Sheehy When the 49th Annual PlayStation Fiesta Bowl concludes on December 28, the Fiesta Bowl Chair of the Board Patrick Barkley will be front and center, as he presents the trophy to the winning coach. The Arizona native was appointed to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board in April. In […]

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Peru Family Celebrates Fiesta Bowl Past, Present and Future

Jun 13, 2019

By – Andy Shultz The sun was bright, but the air was crisp the morning of the 42nd Annual Fiesta Bowl Parade. Ramey RJ Peru experienced the parade in style riding in the back of a Ford Mustang Convertible as the 2011-12 Fiesta Bowl Committee Member of the Year, with his nephew, Carson, and niece, […]

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Fiesta Bowl Welcomes Arizona Bank & Trust as Kickoff Luncheon Title Partner

Jun 06, 2019

Urban Meyer to serve as keynote speaker for August 20 event, limited tables available SCOTTSDALE, AZ – With legendary coach Urban Meyer as keynote speaker, the Fiesta Bowl Kickoff Luncheon will have a new title partner as Arizona Bank & Trust has joined in a multi-year agreement. Arizona Bank & Trust shares a commitment to […]

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Cheez-It® Bowl Game Date Set for Friday, December 27, at 8:15 pm MST

May 23, 2019

Friday night kickoff features Big 12 vs. Pac-12 match-up at Chase Field SCOTTSDALE, AZ – After arguably the most memorable game of last year’s college football bowl season, the Cheez-It® Bowl is ready for some football under the Friday night lights, with a December 27, 2019, kickoff at 8:15 pm MST live on ESPN. Once […]

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Charity Spotlight: Fighter Country Partnership

May 22, 2019

The next generation of the world’s top fighter pilots trains right here in the Valley of the Sun. In fact, the Luke Air Force Base, located in Maricopa County, is the largest F-16 and F-35 fighter training base in the world. To help support these high-performing individuals, Fighter Country Partnership provides programs and services to […]

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