Business Briefs

Business briefs 5.6.11

MYRON ROTTENSTEIN, vice president — investments at UBS FINANCIAL SERVICES, has been named to Barron’s Top 1000 Financial Advisers List. Rottenstein, who joined UBS Financial Services in 1990, has 27 years’ experience in the securities industry. He is an institutional consultant with UBS, a certified financial planner and a certified investment manager analyst. A graduate of the State University of New York at New Paltz, he also holds a master’s degree in social work from Arizona State University. He is a member of the executive board of the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, the planning committee of the International Jewish Funders Network Conference 2011, the advisory and finance committees of the Tucson Jewish Community Center, and the State of Arizona Cultural Data Project Task Force: Pew Charitable Trusts.

HADASSAH SOUTHERN ARIZONA has reorganized its Nurses Council and Allied Health Professionals, and is raising funds for a nurses’ workroom in the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower of Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.  For more information, call Honey Manson at 529-1830.


THE SEVENTH GRADE BOARD OF THE CONGREGATION OR CHADASH NOAH COHEN MEMORIAL YOUTH PHILANTHROPY FUND has donated $9,000 raised this year to programs aimed at preventing youth bullying. The board awarded $5,000 to the Nonviolence Legacy Project to support its Youth Nonviolence Training and Leadership Program for middle school and high school students, and $4,000 to Make Way for Books to support its Picture Book Peace Project encouraging peaceful behaviors in young children. In the six years since the program’s inception, seventh grade students at Or Chadash have distributed more than $47,000 to local nonprofit agencies.

INTERFAITH COMMUNITY SERVICES has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Eight other Tucson charities, including the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, have received the top rating from Charity Navigator (www.charitynav

BLUE GUITAR MAGAZINE’s Spring 2011 issue, with the theme of “Healing and Hope,” is available for free download at The issue, dedicated to the people of Tucson, features the work of more than two dozen Arizona artists and writers, including Tucsonans Esther Schnur-Berlot and Naomi Miller.

Pima County Justice Court Judge Anne Fisher Segal was selected by Arizona Attorney Magazine as the first place winner in the humor category in the Arizona Bar Association’s writing contest. Her article, “The Last Carpool,” appears in the May 2011 edition of the magazine.

MARCY B. NEWMAN, DOM, MPH, RDH, an acupuncturist from New Mexico, is in Tucson to attend nursing school. She can be reached to schedule acupuncture appointments at 505-231-6040.