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GolfNow starts ‘Free Golf For Life’ sweepstakes

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GolfNow, the leading online tee time booking and golf course technology and services platform, has announced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for one golfer to win free golf for life. The sweepstakes was launched this week, running through Monday, April 13, and will award one winner with a complimentary foursome once per month courtesy of GolfNow. To… Read More →

DIRECTV hosts star-studded Super Bowl party

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DIRECTV hosted the fifth annual DIRECTV Super Saturday near University of Phoenix Stadum, featuring a performance by worldwide icon Rihanna with special surprise guest Kanye West. Rihanna performed her fan favorite hits including “Umbrella,” “Rude Boy, “We Found Love,” and more. West surprised the party-goers when he joined Rihanna performing their hits, “All of the… Read More →

Chefs bake off in Girl Scout cookie challenge

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Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council announced the return of its award-winning Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge. For the second year in a row, chefs from some of the state’s most popular restaurants will use their culinary prowess to re-imagine one of the beloved flavors of Girl Scout cookies – Do-Si-Dos, Samoas Tagalongs, Thin Mints, Trefoils, and new flavor Rah… Read More →

Banner MD Anderson names medical director

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Matthew Callister, MD, recently was named the new medical director for Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Callister has been serving in an interim role as medical director since July 2014.As medical director, Dr. Callister is responsible for clinical oversight at Banner MD Anderson, and serves as a pivotal link between the cancer center and… Read More →

World’s first stunt run comes to the Valley

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This Spring, the ThrillSeeker Stunt Run, presented by Guardian Angel Council, is hitting the Valley on its adrenaline-packed nationwide tour. Developed by Hollywood stunt producers, the Thrillseeker Stunt Run is a unique obstacle run geared towards adventure enthusiasts. The race will take place on Saturday, March 28, at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler. Participants can… Read More →

JDA continues to be a leader in innovation

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JDA Software Group, Inc. has announced the formation of JDA Labs – a research and development group assembled to drive game-changing innovation. This global team will innovate new and existing products and deliver patents, best practices and entirely new products to the market. JDA Labs will drive research and innovation around three key areas: data… Read More →

REDW promotes Christina Roderick to principal

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REDW LLC, one of the largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest, is pleased to announce the promotion of Christina Roderick, CPA, to Principal in its Phoenix office. She leads REDW’s privately held business practice.“Christina’s promotion to Principal acknowledges her talent, hard work and commitment to both her co-workers and her clients,”… Read More →

Thirsty Lion announces opening in Scottsdale

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Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill is excited to announce the opening of its second Arizona location at Scottsdale Fashion Square, following the success of their first valley location that opened in the Valley, at Tempe Marketplace, in 2011. The gastropub will open its doors to the public on Tuesday, February 17th and will feature 8,500 square feet… Read More →

DPR Foundation awards $900K to youth in 2015

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January 30, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Investment | Newsmakers

The DPR Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping economically disadvantaged youth reach their full potential, today announced 2015 grant awards to 17 organizations, which will collectively receive $900K. The Foundation will distribute $820K in grants to support local youth development programs and set aside an additional $80K in discretionary funds that will be disbursed… Read More →

How to dress smart and look fabulous at work

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“The Business Fashionista” is AZ Big Media’s fashion blog for the business-minded. It examines the dos, don’ts and musts of the modern fashionista who wants to stay in step with the latest trends in the workplace. Not everyone is born with the same body shape.  We see women in movies wearing tight skirts and stilettos… Read More →

More than 118,000 check out Phoenix Open first round

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The first round of the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open had about 118, 461spectators in attendance. The weather is slightly cold and rainy, but the event is moving along with great fun and success. PARTIAL First-Round Leaderboard Position Name Score 1 Ryan Palmer 64 (-7) T2 Keegan Bradley 65 (-6) T2 Bubba Watson 65 (-6) T2… Read More →

Metro Commons redevelopment sells for $7.8

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CBRE has completed the sale of Metro Commons, a multi-tenant retail center located at 3121 W. Peoria Ave. in Phoenix, Ariz. The ±17,755-square-foot, class A retail center commanded a sale price of $7.78 million. Andrew Fosberg, Cam Stanton, Chris Ackel and Molly Busch with CBRE’s Phoenix office represented the seller, an entity formed by Jacor… Read More →

UA Arthritis Center gets $6.1M grant

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Researchers at  the University of Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are working to identify treatments to slow the progression of osteoarthritis (OA), supported by a recent $6.1 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. The most common cause… Read More →

Monterey Vista Village sells for $9.8M

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ORION Investment Real Estate is pleased to announce the successful sale of Monterey Vista Village Shopping Center located on the Northwest corner of Pecos and McQueen Roads in Chandler, Arizona.  Monterey Vista Village is an 88,382 square foot center built in 2006 and sold for $9,800,000.  The property sits on 10.47 acres and is 77%… Read More →