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Arizona State Credit Union rewards grads

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Arizona State Credit Union awarded $38,000 to 19 deserving students and alumni of Arizona universities and colleges through its Community Leaders Scholarship and Loan Reduction Grant program. The seventh annual grant and scholarship program supports the Credit Union’s ongoing commitment to provide financial assistance to students and alumni of in-state colleges and universities. “The Credit… Read More →

Banner Health sees major gains in quality

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Phoenix-area beneficiaries in the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) served by Banner Health Network (BHN) receive a high level of quality care and preventive medicine that results in less cost to the nation’s Medicare system. Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the preliminary results for the Pioneer ACO’s Performance Year… Read More →

11.58-acre, SW Phoenix industrial facility sold for $2.93M

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September 17, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

Four buildings totaling 18,496 SF on 11.58 acres of land at 8164 W. Buckeye Rd. in Phoenix, has sold for $2,925,000. The transaction was recorded on September 8. Lee & Associates principals Matt Hobaica, Allen Lowe and TJ Swearengin negotiated on behalf of the owner, MidFirst Bank. Hobaica secured the buyer, EMC Holdings, LLC of… Read More →

We need to truly measure students’ knowledge and skills

Chad Heinrich is vice president of public affairs for the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.
September 17, 2014 by in Az Business Leaders | Featured

In the business world, when something isn’t working, we work hard to change and adapt it to better meet the needs of the market. The same should be expected of our education system in Arizona. For years we’ve been operating off a system that isn’t hitting the mark and meeting the needs of future employers.… Read More →

Arizona Theatre Company opens season with laughs

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September 17, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

Arizona Theatre Company opens the 2014-15 season with the Arizona premiere of the hilarious comedy of ill manners, the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” from Oct. 9-26 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in downtown Phoenix. The show is directed by Joel Sass, the… Read More →

In the Mix: Mickey Avalon returns to Phoenix

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Theory of a Deadman, Fozzy, and 3 Pill Morning @ The Marquee Canadian alternative rock band Theory of a Deadman formed in 2001 and has recorded seven top ten hits on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. With help from Nickleback’s Chad Kroeger, Theory of a Deadman slipped Kroeger a demo and was the first… Read More →

Phoenix Urban Ale Trail, One Direction + more things to do

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September 16, 2014 by in Blogs | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

Boy bands, brews cruise, ballet under the stars and much more to do this weekend! 9/16: One Direction The British boy-band One Direction is taking over Glendale and a swarm of screaming teenage girls is sure to follow. With three albums that have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts, the concert is sure… Read More →

CEO Series: Candace Hunter Wiest

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Earlier this year, Candace Hunter Wiest, president and CEO of West Valley National Bank, launched AZ Dental Bank, a specialty group that she unveiled at the Western Regional Dental Convention in Phoenix. Az Business sat down with Wiest to talk about trends in her industry. What qualities do you think an effective CEO needs to… Read More →

Elontec leases 28KSF in Phoenix

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September 16, 2014 by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured | In The Spotlight

Cresa Phoenix announced Tuesday that it completed a 28,231 square foot lease for Elontec, LLC at Freeport Industrial Center, 5502 W. Buckeye Rd., in Phoenix. Cresa Phoenix Vice President Ted Liles negotiated on behalf of the tenant, Elontec, LLC, an award winning, female owned furniture, relocation and cabling company. The landlord, BC 5 Buckeye LLC,… Read More →

The Herb Box’s Recipe For Success

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They weren’t even friends when they launched a 20-year partnership. “We didn’t know each other until we started the business,” said Susan Smederovac-Wilcox, who created The Herb Box with Becky J. Windels in 1995. “We heard about each other and met for breakfast. I said, ‘If you can cook it, I can sell it.’ We… Read More →

The Dish: National Guacamole Day

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It’s no secret that Americans love their food. Following suit of our country’s beloved foodstuffs, the Mexican cuisine-inspired green mash known as guacamole has its own day — September 16.  If this isn’t the best excuse to eat guac on a spoon, we don’t know what is. If you’re anything like us, guacamole is a… Read More →

Magellan opens headquarters in Scottsdale

Barry M. Smith, Magellan Health, Inc.

Magellan Health, Inc. announced that it has opened its new corporate headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz. With the company’s growing presence in Arizona following the acquisition of Partners Rx, Magellan originally announced on April 29 that it would be moving its headquarters from Connecticut to Arizona. “Magellan has had a long history in the State of… Read More →

Cox Arizona hiring more than 150

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Cox Communications is recruiting for multiple full time sales and customer care positions as well as part time collections positions for its Phoenix locations. Additionally, Cox is hiring several bilingual sales and retention employees for the Phoenix area’s national Cox Spanish Center of Excellence. Interested candidates can apply online now at the Cox website’s Careers… Read More →

Progrexion Makes Large Donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank

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Progrexion, a company dedicated to ensuring fair and accurate consumer credit reports, is hosting a one-year anniversary celebration today (Sept. 16) at 10 a.m. at its call center at 20620 N. 19th Ave. in Phoenix. The public is invited to bring canned goods and other non-perishable food that will be donated to St. Mary’s Food… Read More →