2012 Archives

Arizona winery earns medals at San Francisco competition


It’s been a fruitful 2015 for Arizona-based Carlson Creek Vineyard, and now the family-owned vineyard is adding a few more accolades to their wine portfolio from a recent successful showing at the famed San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. In the Chenin Blanc category, Carlson Creek beat out a number of wineries from across California, as well as another… Read More →

What Happens if you Lose a Laptop with Patient Information?

Eric Marcus, CEO of Marcus Networking.

The government is starting to implement the HIPAA-HITECH Encryption Requirements 2012. If you choose not to encrypt data, the HIPAA Security Rule states you must implement an equivalent solution to meet the regulatory requirement. The law leaves encryption open to interpretation since covered entities vary when it comes to network and network usage, depending on… Read More →

Ivy Foundation Grants Over $9M for Brain Cancer Research

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced its 2012 grant recipients, which total more than $9 million in funding for brain cancer research. The Ivy Foundation is the largest privately funded brain cancer research foundation in North America. Catherine Ivy is the founder and president of the Ivy Foundation, which has a research… Read More →

Bryan Cave Lawyers honored for Pro Bono work

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by in Executive Lifestyle | Legal

Bryan Cave LLP Phoenix Partner Megan Lennox and Associates PJ Rivera and Gustavo Schneider have been chosen by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education as recipients of its 2012 Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys In Arizona Award. The foundation established this award in 2001 to recognize attorneys who have tirelessly given their time… Read More →

How to establish trust with your bank

Coldwell Banker

According to a recent survey, financial services and banks were noted as the least-trusted industries in 2012.  Despite the fact that the financial crisis occurred five years ago, people are still concerned about the reliability of banks. The 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer had more than 30,000 online respondents, in which only 46% of U.S. respondents… Read More →

Valley Leadership announces Man & Woman of the Year

by in Business News | Events

Valley Leadership announces Tom Ambrose and Ambassador Barbara Barrett as the organization’s 2012 Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their distinguished service to the community at an awards luncheon in March. Ambrose is well known in the greater Phoenix Metropolitan area as a community leader for nearly four decades.… Read More →

Obama faces tough road with improving economy

Barack Obama

Here’s the assignment President Barack Obama has won with his re-election: Improve an economy burdened by high unemployment, stagnant pay, a European financial crisis, slowing global growth and U.S. companies still too anxious to expand much. And, oh yes, an economy that risks sinking into another recession if Congress can’t reach a budget deal to… Read More →

U.S. adds 171,000 jobs in October

by in Economy | Workforce

U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October, and hiring was stronger in August and September than first thought. The solid job growth showed that the economy is strengthening slowly but consistently. The unemployment rate rose to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent in September. That was mainly because many more people began looking for work, and… Read More →

Virginia Auto Service Named MotorAge Magazine Top Shop


Virginia Auto Service Named MotorAge Magazine Top ShopPhoenix auto repair shop Virginia Auto Service was named a 2012 Top Shop by MotorAge Magazine Friday night at the Automotive Service and Repair Week (ASRW) Industry Awards in New Orleans. The shop was one of only 10 automotive repair shops in the United States that were chosen… Read More →