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Harmon Solar Making a Solar Power Impact in Rural Arizona

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Driving around the Valley, it’s hard to miss all of the solar panel installations that are taking place at many of the schools around town. What you probably haven’t noticed is this same type of activity is also happening at schools in more rural parts of the state. Through APS’ Solar for Schools and Government… Read More →

Lewis and Roca, Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons Join Forces

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July 24, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Lewis and Roca LLP, headquartered in Phoenix and a Southwestern leader in representing businesses in litigation and complex real estate transactions, and Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP, a century-old Rocky Mountain firm with nationally recognized litigation and banking practices, announced today they will combine forces to create one of the largest law firms in the… Read More →

Beard will Chair 21st Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure

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Olympic Gold Medalist Amanda Beard has teamed with Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona® as the Honorary Race Chair for the 21st Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure®. A breast cancer co-survivor, Beard is a long-time advocate and is serving as the Honorary Race Chair in honor of her paternal grandmother, “Nana,” a… Read More →

Local Developer to Donate to Yarnell Relief Efforts

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Brookfield Communities has implemented a “Supporting Our Neighbors” fundraising effort to assist with relief efforts for the Yarnell community after the devastating fire destroyed the northern Arizona community and killed 19 firefighters. Beginning Monday, July 15 and through August 31, Brookfield Communities will donate $1,000 from each house the company sells at both its Fox… Read More →

Customers Rank SRP Highest in West, U.S.

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July 18, 2013 by in Business News | Energy

Salt River Project’s electric customers continue to give SRP high marks for customer satisfaction.  In a report issued today by J.D. Power and Associates, SRP received the top score for residential electric service in the Large Utilities segment in the western United States for the 12th consecutive year and the highest total among the nation’s… Read More →

Fulton Homes, D-Backs Partnership Scores $12K for CAMRA

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On the strength of 80 homeruns, the Arizona Diamondbacks are in first place in Major League Baseball’s National League West Division at the midway point of the season. And thanks to Fulton Homes, those 80 homeruns have netted the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) $12,000. This season during all the 150 games broadcast on… Read More →

Cardinals’ Fitzgerald Hosts Charity Dinner at Morton’s

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July 16, 2013 by in Business News | Dining | Events | Sports

Morton’s The Steakhouse and Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald have teamed up to host the 5th Annual Charity Dinner, Fitz’s Supper Club, ‘Celebrities at YOUR Service,’ on Monday, August 26. Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinal teammates and celebrity friends take the stage in the ‘Speakeasy’ where they pass plates instead of a ball, donning aprons instead… Read More →

Finalists Named for Cox Conserves Heroes Program

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July 16, 2013 by in Featured | Green

Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land announced finalists for Arizona’s 2013 Cox Conserves Heroes program. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits on behalf of the winner and finalists. By being a finalist, each individual has secured a $2,500 donation for his or her nonprofit of choice. The finalists… Read More →

Karen Dickinson joins Polsinelli

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National law firm Polsinelli has added Karen Dickinson to its Phoenix office. Dickinson has extensive experience negotiating and advising on complex international and e-commerce legal issues involving international contracting, joint ventures and alliances, software and intellectual property licensing, joint developments, trademark prosecution and licensing, and web development. “I chose to move my practice to Polsinelli… Read More →

TCA Awarded $300K for Foreclosure Counseling

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Take Charge America, Inc., a non-profit credit counseling and housing counseling agency in Phoenix, was awarded $300,000 by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office over the next three years to provide free foreclosure intervention counseling to Arizona homeowners. Take Charge America will use the funds to assist more homeowners with one-on-one counseling, primarily individuals and families… Read More →

LocalWork.com to Connect Arizonans to 1,000+ Jobs at the Phoenix Job Fair July 15

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July 2, 2013 by in Business News | Careers | Events

More than 40 Valley employers representing 1,000+ jobs are expected to be at the Greater Phoenix Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, July 15 at the Phoenix Airport Marriott at 1101 North 44th Street in Phoenix. This signature event, which will also feature résumé assistance, is hosted by LocalWork.com and is free… Read More →

Avilan Named First Certified Ethical and Responsible Source for Diamonds

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Avilan, a distributor of ethical and sustainable diamonds, set the bar for the diamond industry in July 2012 when it was recognized as the first-ever Responsible Source for diamonds by Scientific Global Services (SCS), a third-party environmental and sustainability certification leader. The certification represents the most rigorous standard in the environmental certification industry. For centuries,… Read More →

PCH gets $5K CVS Community Grant

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital has received a $5,000 CVS Caremark Community Grant. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Caremark as part of its commitment to helping people on the path to better health by creating greater access to health care and health education for at-risk and underserved populations. The support from CVS Caremark will… Read More →

New App for HR Professionals

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July 2, 2013 by in Featured | Mobile | Tech | Workforce

Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that it has developed a Smartphone and Tablet app that allows employers to calculate certain FMLA leaves of absence. The Beta FMLA Leave Calculator app will allow human resource professionals and other managers to calculate basic leave requests and determine how much FMLA leave an employee has available. This Beta… Read More →

PetSmart CEO joins Phoenix Children’s Hospital Board

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David Lenhardt, President and CEO of Pet Smart has joined the Board of Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Lenhardt was appointed President and Chief Operating officer of PetSmart in January 2012. He joined the company in October 2000 as Senior Vice President of Services, Strategic Planning and Business Development and was named Senior Vice President of Store… Read More →