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Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women

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A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Maracay Homes breaks ground on Vistoso Swim Park

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Construction has begun on a new swim park and pool building located in the heart of Maracay Homes’ Center Pointe Vistoso, a 122-acre collection of five distinct neighborhoods emerging on one of the final  – and best – remaining parcels in Tucson’s Rancho Vistoso master-planned community. Center Pointe Vistoso is slated to open in early 2016. Destined to become the… Read More →

Nona Lee: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Nona Lee, senior vice president and general counsel, Arizona Diamondbacks Lee oversees all legal issues for the Diamondbacks. She has previously served as counsel for the Suns, Mercury and Rattlers, among others. Greatest accomplishment: “Building a career in the industry that connects my passion to my profession and loving what I do.” Childhood aspiration: “I… Read More →

INOV8 Golf hopes to impact market with new app

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INOV8 Golf announced today that it has named BIG YAM, The Parsons Agency as its marketing and public relations agency of record. BIG YAM is leading the INOV8 team to develop the branding and go-to market plan for the company and its initial product offerings which include an innovative mobile app. “As a new company,… Read More →

Troon announces alliance with SunRidge Canyon Golf Club

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Troon will partner with SunRidge Canyon Golf Club, set in the dramatic surroundings of Fountain Hills. Golf at SunRidge Canyon is an adventure, where nature plays a profound role in establishing the layout among the ridges in Fountain Hills in some of the most picturesque and dramatic stretches of natural land in the Sonoran Desert. Nestled between… Read More →

21st Annual Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic set for Nov. 6

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WHAT: The 21st annual Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic presented by Valley Toyota Dealers, and hosted by the Fresh Start Men’s Board, is one of Arizona’s largest non-celebrity charity golf tournaments in the Valley. The event has raised more than $2.5 million, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. Golfers will… Read More →

UA golf tourney supports medical school scholarships

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Lowering your golf score is a good thing – so are scholarships to help lower debt for medical school students. DPR Construction and Sundt Construction, Inc, Joint Venture will be the presenting sponsor for the fourth annual University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Golf Tournament scheduled for Friday, Sept. 11, at Legacy Golf… Read More →

Arizona Central CU teams up with Suns, Mercury

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Arizona Central Credit Union has announced the signing of a multi-year marketing partnership agreement with the Phoenix Suns and Mercury basketball teams.  The NBA and WNBA teams play home games at the US Airways Center in Phoenix.  Also headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona Central Credit Union serves more than 55,000 members across Arizona with locations in… Read More →

Sky Harbor unveils football championship countdown clock

Phoenix City Councilman Bill Gates, Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Brad Wright, Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Tempe Vice Mayor Corey Woods, Mesa Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Glendale City Councilman Sammy Chavira and Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Win Holden.

With 195 days and counting until the College Football Playoff National Championship, the Arizona Organizing Committee (AOC) and several Valley mayors and city leaders, unveiled a countdown clock at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This clock will mark the days, hours and minutes until Arizona shines on center stage with the kick-off of the big… Read More →

Super Bowl pumps $719 million into Arizona’s economy

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Super Bowl XLIX scored big for Arizona’s economy. A study completed by the Seidman Research Institute, W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, determined that Super Bowl XLIX, the 2015 Pro Bowl and related events produced a gross economic impact of $719.4 million in the region. The announcement was made today at The… Read More →

D-backs name 34th draft pick after Cory Hahn

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced the creation of the annual “Cory Hahn 34th Pick,” which will take place in next week’s First-Year Player Draft. The team’s 34th-round selection will be named after Hahn, who currently works in the D-backs’ scouting department after being selected with the 34th pick in the 2013 Draft. “When we drafted… Read More →

Quarles & Brady will sponsor golf tournament

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP will be the exclusive law firm sponsor of the 8th Annual White Mountain Steak Fry & Golf Tournament for local offices, which will take place June 19-20 at the Pinetop Lakes Golf & Country Club and will raise funds to provide scholarships to deserving local high school students… Read More →

Recreation agreement extended for Valley canal system

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Walkers, joggers, bicycle and horseback riders have been recreating on Valley canal banks for decades, and have been invited to do so by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and Salt River Project. And, now that these two entities have signed an extension to a 1964 agreement that gave SRP authority to grant use-authorization permits to… Read More →

Randy Johnson will get first key to the City of Phoenix

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Mayor Greg Stanton will present Arizona Diamondbacks legend and Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Randy Johnson with Key to the City during a public ceremony at Noon, this Friday, June 5 at City Hall.  The “Big Unit” will be the first person to ever receive a Key to the City of Phoenix. Johnson was the… Read More →