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Artigue Agency Expands Growing Sports Practice

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June 21, 2013 by in Business News | Marketing | Sports

Local marketing communications firm, The Artigue Agency has announced the addition of several new clients to its growing sports practice.  Led by sports marketing veteran Ray Artigue, the firm’s new clients include Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA), Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, former Phoenix Suns star and NBA veteran Eddie Johnson, Patriot All-America at… Read More →

Camelback Inn Announces New $10 Million Golf Course

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June 10, 2013 by in Business News | Green | Sports

The JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa announced that it will unveil its new Ambiente golf course at Camelback Golf Club in the fall of 2013. Spanish for the word “environment,” Ambiente, which is designed with a detailed eco-friendly focus, will become the first new golf course development project in the Phoenix-Scottsdale and Paradise… Read More →

D-backs Raise $57K For Tornado Victims

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have raised $57,000 to help the victims of the tornadoes that hit Moore, Okla. and Oklahoma City.  The funds were raised via personal donations by D-backs players, an online auction with game-used and autographed items from D-backs players and a 50-50 raffle supported by D-backs wives. The online auction was inspired by… Read More →

CORE Institute Supports High School Athletes

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Phoenix-based orthopedic group, The CORE Institute hosted sports physical which provided local athletes and organizations with the opportunity to support athletic programs. The exams cost $25 and 100% goes back to each respective athletic program. The CORE Institute was able to raise and donate over $4,300 to local high schools in the Peoria and Dysart… Read More →

Stanton eyes more spending on bike projects

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Phoenix would spend $1.5 million of its state transportation funding on making the city more bicycle friendly if Mayor Greg Stanton gets his way. Stanton is proposing that the money be used to add more bike lanes, launch a bike-share program and prepare a citywide bicycle plan. The Arizona Republic reports that Stanton’s proposals are… Read More →

Stay-and-Sweat with Fitness Retreats

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May 15, 2013 by in Featured | Sports | Travel

Fitness retreats are a fast-booming business with health-conscious travelers looking to upkeep their fitness routines while vacationing — and leave them with a little more wiggle room to indulge. For vacationers looking to stay-and-sweat, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain’s Triathlon Prep Program and Satori Wellness Retreat elevate the healthy getaway experience with unique retreats led by… Read More →

TGen and Riddell Announce Partnership

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May 14, 2013 by in Featured | Healthcare | Sports

Head protection plays a vital role in the health and safety of any athlete participating in helmeted sports.  In a move that could help revolutionize football player safety, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), and Easton-Bell Sports through its Riddell brand, announced today it would work together on a study designed to advance athlete concussion… Read More →

Suns Name Ryan McDonough General Manager

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May 7, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

The Phoenix Suns have named Ryan McDonough the team’s general manager, it was announced today.  He will be introduced in a press conference on Thursday, May 9, at US Airways Center. “Ryan distinguished himself among an impressive group of candidates for our GM position,” said Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby.  “His natural leadership… Read More →

Komen Phoenix Race Seeks Volunteers

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April 29, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit | Sports

Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona seeks volunteer Race for the Cure committee members to help plan and implement various aspects of the 21st Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure, set to take place Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. Originally founded as the Komen Phoenix Affiliate, Komen CAN Arizona has been changing the lives… Read More →

CityScape Phoenix Attempts Pilates World Record

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April 29, 2013 by in Events | Featured | Sports

CityScape Phoenix will attempt to break the world record for biggest Pilates class with 863 participants in celebration of International Pilates Day on Saturday, May 4 with participants lining Central Avenue in Downtown Phoenix. CityScape Phoenix, in partnership with Gold’s Gym, IMX Pilates Studio, Pilates by Fitness Solutions and Remedy, a Pilates & Massage Studio,… Read More →

Bondurant celebrates his 80th birthday

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April 27, 2013 by in Business News | Events | Sports

Bob Bondurant celebrates his 80th birthday today (April 27), and he’ll be sitting it out — in a race car. The World Champion driver, founder and CEO of the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, proudly located on the Gila River Indian Community just outside Phoenix, will enjoy the milestone with wife Pat, family… Read More →

HSMAI member profile: Tiffany Nelson

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April 26, 2013 by in Featured | Marketing | Sports

Like most industries, hospitality took a hit during the economic downturn, but the Arizona travel industry started to recover in 2010 and pumped $18.3 billion in direct travel spending into Arizona’s economy in 2011. Helping fuel that economic engine is the Arizona chapter of the the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). Az Business… Read More →

Suns cut ties with general manager

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The Phoenix Suns parted ways Monday with general manager Lance Blanks after the second-worst season in franchise history, the team said. “Lance has been a trusted friend and colleague,” said Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby. “I thank him personally and professionally for his hard work on behalf of the Suns. We will continue… Read More →

Fulton Homes’ 3-Point Zone helps nonprofits

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April 19, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit | Sports

While Monday night was fan appreciation night for the Phoenix Suns, thanks to Fulton Homes the Youth Assistance Foundation and the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) will now divide up $46,000. It’s all part of the Fulton Homes “Proud to Own the Three-Point Zone” program, a partnership between the Tempe-based homebuilder and the Phoenix… Read More →