Cover Features

Featuring our strong & inspiring cover women.
‘It’s a Legacy’

‘It’s a Legacy’

Harold, who passed away in February, married Lorna in 1955 in Wellington, Ohio. They moved to Prescott and opened Watters Garden Center on Miller Valley Road.

By 1965, it quickly outgrew its original Miller Valley Road location, and the Watterses moved it to a spot on Plaza Drive. In 1983, it moved again, to its current location on Iron Springs Road.

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‘You Can Do It, Too.’

‘You Can Do It, Too.’

Ten years ago, Krystal and her daughter Kaileigh founded Teens’ Closet. They were cleaning out their own closets and wondered how they could get their clothes into the hands of people who really needed them.

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It’s Always October at the Breast Care Center

It’s Always October at the Breast Care Center

This October, we’re recognizing National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by exploring the Breast Care Center at YRMC. We’ll highlight how the team collaborates to care for women – and sometimes men – and feature the Center’s exceptional breast health services. Along the way, we’ll give you information to help you make good decisions about your breast health.

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‘A Place to Belong’

‘A Place to Belong’

Through regular gatherings, Prescott Unified School District’s Indian Education Program gives students with indigenous heritage an opportunity to celebrate their individuality and their inter-tribal connections

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Get Outside (Your Comfort Zone) and Play!

Get Outside (Your Comfort Zone) and Play!

Adventuring is good for the soul. Stepping out of your comfort zone and into what Amanda Lane, co-owner of The Hike Shack, calls your “learning zone,” can help you “figure out what you’re actually capable of.” And, it can “brighten your day and give you this boost of encouragement and satisfaction.”

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A Passion for Service

A Passion for Service

Their careers prove that Lesley and Rodney Jenkins are dedicated to service and education—to their communities. Their conversations—punctuated with fun and laughter—prove they’re passionate about making a difference.

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The Friendliest Bridal Expo in Arizona

The Friendliest Bridal Expo in Arizona

The Bridal Affaire Expo, the friendliest in Arizona, marks its 16th year in 2021. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 7 at the historic Hassayampa Inn in downtown Prescott. Presented by StarStruck Event Planning, the Expo is free to attend.

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Doing Better by Being Better

Doing Better by Being Better

The mission to end homelessness is a big one. Fortunately, the five women and two men who run the Coalition for Compassion and Justice (CCJ) specialize in big ideas.

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Leading With Heart

Leading With Heart

In this issue of Prescott Woman Magazine, eight James Family Heart Center leaders share their cherished memories and professional accomplishments—all which have contributed in some way to the growth of exceptional cardiovascular care in our community.

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“We Say, ‘Every Child, Every Day.’ And We Mean It.”

“We Say, ‘Every Child, Every Day.’ And We Mean It.”

If anything has changed in the past 150 years, it’s education. The Prescott Unified School district is no exception; a century and a half ago, all the students from the entire district fit inside a four-room schoolhouse, where they learned reading, writing, and arithmetic.

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Prescott Strong

Prescott Strong

A Community that Stays Together is STRONGER Together.
How the Prescott area dealt with COVID-19.

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The Lovely People Who Have Made Prescott a Lovely Place

The Lovely People Who Have Made Prescott a Lovely Place

Members of the Ruffner family have lived in Prescott for five generations and just more than 150 years.

They stay, they say, because it’s a great place to live. In looking back at the family’s history here, it seems clear that it’s a great place to live, in large part because they stay.

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