December business luncheon to benefit STARS organization

The Arizona Association for Economic Development’s December luncheon will benefit Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services.

The event is slated to be 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Dec. 6, at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix.

Rock Rickert (submitted photo)

Rock Rickert (submitted photo)

Additionally, Rock Rickert of Archicon Architecture and Interiors will lead a lively discussion on the importance of appropriate grammar and punctuation in today’s business communications, according to a press release.

STARS is a non-profit organization committed to providing services to teens and adults in Scottsdale and the greater Phoenix community who have developmental and cognitive disabilities.

STARS participants each have individual needs and circumstances, including learning disabilities, traumatic brain injury, autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, seizure disorders or other physical and sensory challenges, the release stated.

The cost of the luncheon is $40 for AAED members and guests and $55 for non-members and $60 for late registrants. To register, visit

The registration deadline is Thursday, Dec. 1. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance. For more information, call AAED at 602-240–2233.

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