Thompson, Sandi

Sandi Thompson, 2010 Inductee A Fountain Hills resident since 1996, Sandi Thompson has been a member of the Community Chorus and the Chorus’s Chamber Singers. She has been a member of the Fountain Hills Cultural & Civic Association since 2003 and was president from 2005 to 2007. The Town’s collection of public art has more […]

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Thompson-Read, Mary

Mary Read-Thompson, 2004 Inductee One of the early residents to move to the community, Mrs. Thompson founded the Fountain Festival of Arts & Crafts. It was started in Fountain Park in 1975 with 128 artists and craftspeople.She was successful in attracting “name” artists to the art festival in its early years including noted southwest painter […]

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Szeliga, Joyce

Joyce Szeliga, 2007 Inductee She was the first person to approach officials of the Scottsdale Boys and Girls Club about the possibility of bringing a branch to Fountain Hills. She then formed the citizen and building committees for the facility. She and husband Jim purchased Que Bueno Mexican Restaurant in 1989. During their years of […]

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Stavely, Ann

Ann Stavely, 2007 Inductee There is one major reason there is a River Bank store in the River of Time Museum. She has spent endless volunteer hours planning the shop space, buying merchandise, being a saleswoman and more. She is a charter member and past president of the Fountain Hills Women’s Club. She assisted in […]

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Stasik, Val

Val Stasik, 2004 Inductee Fountain Hills’ own “Broadway Baby,” Val had assumed the helm of the Fountain Hills Community Theater in 1987 putting to use her experience as a professional performer and her degree in speech and drama. Staging their first royalty show, Godspell in 1987, the Theater progressed from two to three shows a […]

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Snow, Dr. Brewster

Dr. Brewster Snow, 2004 Inductee Known as the “southern gentleman,” Dr. Snow retired in Fountain Hills after a renowned career as a civil engineer and educator. He received his bachelor of science degree from Duke University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Rutgers University and Duke. He was selected to attend a training course at […]

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Skehen, Debbie

Debbie Skehen, 2010 Inductee Debbie Skehen is one of the busiest women in Fountain Hills. She and husband Joe moved to Fountain Hills in 1998.They immediately began volunteering in many community organizations. She joined the Chamber and became an Ambassador. She and her husband chaired the Ribbon Cutting Committee and developed the Member Relations Committee. […]

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Shoob, Stuart

Stuart Shoob, 2007 Inductee Hired by the newly formed municipality of Fountain Hills as its first Town Magistrate, he served in that role from April 1990 until his retirement in June of 2002. During his administration, the Fountain Hills court was recognized as one of the outstanding courts in the state of Arizona, receiving superior […]

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Shenah, Emma

Emma Shenah, 2004 Inductee Her mother died when she was born in 1917. Yet this only child grew up to have 10 children with her husband, Caman Shenah. In 2004 with 17 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren, she reflects upon a rich life where education, volunteerism and service to the community of […]

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Shafe, Beth

Beth Schafe, 2006 Inductee (1917-2006) After graduating with bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wayne State University in Michigan, Mrs. Shafe taught music and theater for 32 years. She also performed on cello and harp and gave many hours as a volunteer promoter of the musical arts. She was an incorporator and president of Mu Phi […]

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