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More than 4,500 Mennonites will gather in Phoenix

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June 28, 2013 by in Events | Travel

More than 4,500 Mennonites of all ages will attend Phoenix 2013, the biennial convention of Mennonite Church USA, to be held July 1–6 in the Phoenix Convention Center. The convention’s theme, “Citizens of God’s Kingdom: Healed in Hope” (“Ciudadanos del Reino de Dios: Sanados por la Esperanza”), is inspired by Psalm 24:1, Philippians 3:20-21, Romans… Read More →

Experts Offer Water Saving Tips

Fresh Water is Becoming Scarcer with the Planet's Changing Climate
June 28, 2013 by in Featured | Green

Now that summer is in full swing many of you are experiencing sticker shock as you open those water bills. There are some ways to save some water and save some money without emptying your pool or turning your yard into a barren wasteland. City Property Management oversees nearly 300 homeowners associations in Arizona and… Read More →

Valley firm launches renewable antifreeze resource

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June 27, 2013 by in Business News | Energy | Green

With a commitment to providing best-in-class environmental solutions for the automotive and transportation industry, Thermo Fluids, Inc. announced today they have received ASTM E1177 certification for their EcoShield remanufactured antifreeze product. “We are very pleased with our accomplishment of reaching this very stringent virgin-equivalent antifreeze product specification for EcoShield” said Ted Sinclair, Thermo Fluids’ Chief… Read More →

R&R Partners Hires 5 as Growth Continues

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June 27, 2013 by in Business News | Marketing

R&R Partners has hired five people to keep pace with its accelerated growth. According to vice president and managing director, Matt Silverman, the agency is already outgrowing its 13,000-square-foot space in downtown Phoenix and plans to move into a renovated 26,000-square-foot historic warehouse located at Second and Buchanan streets in 2014. To manage new and… Read More →

Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure organizer honored

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Heather Roberts, Director of Race and Special Events at Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona, was honored with the national “Excellence in Leadership” award at the annual Susan G. Komen Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas this past weekend. Susan G. Komen is a global leader in the fight against breast cancer with local Affiliate… Read More →

OnTrac bringing 850 jobs to Chandler

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June 26, 2013 by in Business News | Economy

OnTrac, the leader in regional overnight package delivery service in the eight Western States, is moving its corporate headquarters to Chandler. The new offices are located in the Price Corridor at 2501 S. Price Road. The new building provides the company with additional space and the opportunity for future growth. It will also allow OnTrac… Read More →

SLA Offers $200,000 in Grants

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June 26, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

The Scottsdale League for the Arts (SLA), the organization that puts on the Scottsdale Culinary Festival each year, announced $200,000 in donations and grants to support local art and arts education programs in 2013-14. Furthermore, the SLA has created a new, more efficient grant application process as part of its yearly call to local non-profits… Read More →

New vice dean named for Mayo Medical School

Mayo Medical Schools Expands to Arizona

Michele Y. Halyard, M.D, a radiation oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, has been named vice dean, Mayo Medical School – Arizona Campus. Dr. Halyard will be responsible for undergraduate medical education activities on the Arizona campus and will coordinate Mayo Medical School academic, curricular, and administrative activities and programs in Arizona. Dr. Halyard’s primary… Read More →

TGen, Ventana announce research collaboration

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The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced a collaborative research agreement to discover and develop diagnostic markers for treating cancer. The two Arizona-based institutions will leverage each other’s expertise in discovery and diagnostic product development, bringing innovative cancer diagnostic tests to patients.… Read More →

Kimpton expands into Northern Arizona

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June 25, 2013 by in Business News | Travel

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants today announced that it has purchased Amara Resort and Spa, one of the leading resorts in Sedona, Ariz. The property was acquired through the company’s proprietary KHP-III fund, which closed in first quarter this year. The 100-room boutique resort overlooking Sedona’s beautiful Oak Creek, will be the third Kimpton hotel in… Read More →

Carrell Elected Treasurer of State Bar’s Young Lawyers Division

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June 25, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced that Tyler J. Carrell has been elected to serve as treasurer of the Executive Council for the State Bar of Arizona’s Young Lawyers Division for 2013-2014. The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is a professional service organization specifically created for lawyers who are under the… Read More →

Initiative Helps Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

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June 25, 2013 by in Featured | Small Biz

Veterans who own small businesses in Arizona can save up to $3,000 by tapping into a new loan program called VetLoan Advantage. The program, offered by CDC Small Business Finance, features rebates and fee waivers associated with SBA-504 loans (for commercial real estate purchases) and Community Advantage loans for working capital, equipment purchases and other… Read More →

Flagstaff CVB Launches New Marketing Campaign

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June 24, 2013 by in Business News | Marketing | Travel

Visitors planning a trip to Flagstaff this summer will see a brand new look when they research the destination online. The Flagstaff Convention and Visitors Bureau launched a new marketing campaign that drives potential visitors to the redesigned flagstaffarizona.org website, which went live on Tuesday, June 18. “We are excited to provide visitors with a… Read More →

Squire Sanders’ Rosenfeld earns honor

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June 24, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Squire Sanders announced that Lawrence J. Rosenfeld received Chambers’ highest ranking of Band 1 in Labor & Employment practice in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA. Since 1990, Chambers has published the world’s leading guides to the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research.

Insight Announces Launch of On-Site Health Center

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Insight Enterprises, Inc., a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, has opened an on-site health center at its corporate headquarters location in Tempe. At the Insight Health Center, teammates can receive annual exams, immunizations, blood tests, generic drug prescriptions, urgent care and other screening procedures. These new clinical services are offered… Read More →