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GCU considers return to nonprofit status

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Grand Canyon University announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors has formed a committee of independent directors to explore strategic alternatives to its investment-based business model, including a return to the nonprofit status it held from 1949 to 2004. In particular, the Board chose to form the committee after the university’s management expressed a desire… Read More →

Hayden House Tempe plans $200M mixed-use project in Tempe

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Cassidy Turley has announced that Hayden House Tempe, LLC, a partnership between San Diego-based Douglas Wilson Companies (Douglas Wilson, Chairman and CEO), Hensel Phelps Development LLC, a subsidiary of Hensel Phelps based in Greeley, CO, (Jeff Wenaas, President) and Los Angeles-based Karlin Real Estate closed on 2.51 acres at the southwest corner Mill Avenue and… Read More →

Valley Partnership to transform local nonprofit campus

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October 29, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured | In The Spotlight

This year, the Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped (AFH) was selected as recipient of the 2014 Valley Partnership Community Project. Each year, on one Saturday, hundreds of business leaders trade their business attire for T-shirts and gloves and help to transform a local nonprofit.  AFH applied to Valley Partnership to have its outdoor common areas… Read More →

Abrazo recognized for patient safety

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Abrazo Health’s Arrowhead, Maryvale, Paradise Valley and West Valley hospitals received top grades in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2014 Safety Score, representing the hospitals’ continued commitment to delivering safe, high-quality healthcare services. The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score is a rating system designed to give consumers information they can use to make healthcare decisions for… Read More →

House of Comedy Pre-Show Q&A with Michael Malone

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  The Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy pre-show Q-and-A series give you 10 questions of insight into your favorite comedians’ minds.   Comedian Michael Malone’s introduction to comedy included listening to a Richard Pryor album on an old record player as a kid. Decades later, Malone is scheduled to release his next album through Pryor’s label. Malone… Read More →

Haunted Ballet gives ‘Swan Lake’ spooky twist

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Ballet Arizona is kicking off Halloween weekend and the start of their season with a spooky twist to its performance of the classic ballet “Swan Lake.” Bringing “Swan Lake” back to Ballet Arizona for the first time since 2009, the dancers will perform the ballet in their traditional costumes, but the “normal clothing” rule does not apply… Read More →

DIY face masks use fresh food for a fresher face

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It’s amusing to walk through a store in fall and see how many products can incorporate pumpkin as an ingredient — pumpkin spice Oreos, pumpkin pancake mix, pumpkin spice marshmallows and even pumpkin-flavored dog treats. However, what most people don’t know about the winter squash is that it’s packed with benefits for the skin. The… Read More →

Things to Do: Halloween Edition

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You’ve been trick-or-treating for years. Don’t you think it’s time to mix things up? Try these events around the Valley for a little bit of a treat! 10/31: Life After Death Race II Bring your best Halloween costumes and best racing bicycles to Margaret T. Hance Park on Halloween night to participate in a festive… Read More →

How to Choose the Right Hot Water System for Home

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Choosing the right hot water system for your home is no easy task. Hence, it’s a buying decision you don’t want to make at the last minute. You have to consider lots of factors such as the number of people in the house, area of installation, fuel or energy source, your budget, energy efficiency rating… Read More →

Super Bowl Committee aims to reach Hispanics

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Urias Communications, a full service multicultural advertising and public relations agency was named Hispanic agency of record for the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee. Urias Communications will be responsible for advertising, public relations and community engagement within Hispanic and other multicultural markets leading up to Super Bowl XLIX – 2015 in Arizona on February 1,… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy earns distinction

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that it has been named a “Highly Recommended Arizona Litigation Firm” in the 2015 edition of Benchmark Litigation, an annual guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. In addition, six Gallagher & Kennedy shareholders have been named 2015 “Local Litigation Stars” in the rankings. Gallagher… Read More →

7 Reasons to Bite Your Tongue in the Office

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Diane Gottsman is a national modern manners and etiquette expert, sought out industry leader, accomplished speaker, author and the owner of The Protocol School of Texas. Here are some of Gottsman’s tips and reminders to follow while you’re at work to keep your reputation intact and to avoid any turmoil with your peers: 1. You… Read More →

CityScape offers options for Halloween fun

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October 28, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

Celebrate this Halloween with plenty of tricks and treats at the hottest bars and restaurants in the Valley, all within walking distance at CityScape Phoenix. Located in the heart of downtown, CityScape will be the place to party with a variety of different options for revelers to enjoy costume contests, dining and drinks specials, live… Read More →

Arizona drops from Top 10 for job growth

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We’re still slowly recovering from the staggering loss of jobs during the Great Recession, but some cities and states are rebounding faster than others. The job-growth numbers for the first three quarters of 2014 are now out. Research Professor Lee McPheters of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University provides rankings… Read More →