Brown, Martin

Dr. Martin Brown, 2010 Inductee A resident of Fountain Hills since 1983, Dr. Brown and partner Dr. Paul Kolwaite operated a dental practice in the community for 17 years until their retirement. He is the founder of Shalom Fountain Hills, a social Jewish organization in Fountain Hills, providing both social and spiritual needs for the […]

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Breting, Evelyn

  Evelyn Breting, 2006 Inductee For more than 20 years, Mrs. Breting has been the face of the Fountain Hills Community Center. She managed the original facility for 17 years, and she and husband Ken were heavily involved in the design of the current center. Evelyn then became a Director of Volunteers and Special Events […]

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Boryczki, Roxanne

  Roxanne Boryczki, 2011 Inductee Recognized as the founder of the Fountain Hills/Fort McDowell Visitors Bureau, Mrs. Boryczki has been very active over the years with the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations. A 25-year resident of Fountain Hills, she is the owner of AZ Trails Travel. With the Chamber, she served […]

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Boatman, Jean

Jean Boatman, 2013 Inductee   An outstanding teacher, Jean Boatman received her Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan.  She was a senior Fulbright scholar lecturer at Yerevan University in Soviet Armenia.She came to the Fountain Hills School District in 1990 as Coordinator of Gifted Education. – teaching gifted children in all three schools. She initiated an […]

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Blose, Jaunita

Nita Blose, 2013 Inductee Nita Blose moved to Fountain Hills in 1990 from Georgetown, Texas and looked into the Girl Scout program for her daughter. She loved what they stood for and became a troop leader and later neighborhood manager. Years later, she is still actively involved with our Town’s Girl Scout program as troop […]

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Bentson, Eleanor

Eleanor Bentson, 2005 Inductee In 1971, Eleanor and Ralph Bentson became Fountain Hills “pioneer property owners,” moving here full-time in 1978. An active Republican in Illinois, Mrs. Bentson served many terms as president of the Fountain Hills Republican Club and founded the Fountain Lake Federated Republican Women’s Club. She has held many local and state […]

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Atchinson, Glenn

Rev. Glenn Atchinson, 2005 Inductee (1933-2013) The founder of the Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Glenn Atchinson began working on his dream in January 1974 and the congregation obtained its charter the next December. But he did far more for his community than lead his congregation for the next 25 years. He was on […]

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Arpaio, Joe

Joe Arpaio, 2009 Inductee “Sheriff Joe,” as he is known nationwide, began providing police protection for Fountain Hills in 1992. As Maricopa County Sheriff, he has been the town’s chief law enforcement officer since 2002 when the Town Marshal’s office was dissolved. Widely publicized as “America’s toughest sheriff,” he has become the Town’s best-known resident. […]

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Appeldorn, Paul

Paul Appeldorn, 2014 Inductee Paul has been described as “the ultimate Fountain Hills volunteer, always looking for another way to make Fountain Hills a better place to live.” An active Kiwanian, he has co-chaired the Kiwanis Blood drive and collects “Kiwanis Kans” and sells them in Mesa in order to purchase shoes for kids in […]

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