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Phoenix Open fans can now use cell phones for photos, video

Phoenix Open
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The PGA Tour announced that it is implementing a more “fan friendly” mobile device policy, allowing spectators to capture video, audio and photos in all areas every day throughout tournament week at PGA TOUR events.  The new policy will start with this week’s The Northern Trust and includes the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by… Read More →

Thunderbirds Charities awards more than $2.9M to 55 nonprofits

Thunderbirds Charities, the charitable giving arm of the Thunderbirds – hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community – awarded more than $2.9 million in grants to 55 Valley charities during its spring funding cycle.  Most notably, Thunderbirds Charities granted $300,000 to UMOM New Day Centers, $250,000 to VOS YMCA,… Read More →

Ak-Chin Indian Community swears in new Tribal Council

Ak-Chin Indian Community

The Ak-Chin Indian Community elected Robert Miguel as chairman, Gabriel Lopez as vice-chairman, and Delia Carlyle, Ann Antone and Alvin Antone as council members. Miguel and Lopez will serve four-year terms, and the three council members will serve two-year terms. This year’s election was particularly historic because it was the first time Community members were… Read More →

Toby Keith, Jake Owen headline Birds Nest at WM Phoenix Open

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Country Music stars Toby Keith, Jake Owen, The Band Perry and Chase Rice will headline the first two nights of the 2017 Coors Light Birds Nest, the popular entertainment venue at the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community. Wednesday, Feb. 1 will feature Jake Owen with special guest Chase Rice, while… Read More →

Michael Phelps will headline WM Phoenix Open tee-off luncheon

Michael Phelps
by in Experience AZ Magazine

U.S. Olympic Swim Team legend Michael Phelps will be this year’s featured guest for the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tee-Off Luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale. This annual fan-favorite event will be emceed by Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall and will preview… Read More →

WM Phoenix Open, Thunderbirds raise record-breaking $9.3M

The Thunderbirds, hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community, raised a record $9,369,873 for local charities through proceeds raised from the 2016 tournament, Thunderbirds Big Chief Dan Mahoney announced Thursday. This is the highest single-year charitable donation in tournament history, breaking last year’s total of $9,060,731, and marks the… Read More →

Andy Markham will chair WM Phoenix Open

The Thunderbirds, hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community, have named Andy Markham Tournament Chairman for the 2017 edition of “The Greatest Show on Grass”, which will be played January 30 – February 5, 2017, at TPC Scottsdale.  Additionally, The Thunderbirds announced that Carlos Sugich has been named Assistant… Read More →

Ak-Chin Regional Airport completes upgrades

ak-chin regional airport

The Ak-Chin Regional Airport, owned and operated Ak-Chin Indian Community, finished electrical upgrades to the facility, which include placing runway edge lights, utilizing the airport beacon and installing an automated weather observing system (AWOS). The runway edge lights run the entire length of the 4750 foot runway allowing the airport to be open 24 hours a… Read More →

Ak-Chin Indian Community announces chairman

Ak-Chin Indian Community

The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council selected Robert Miguel, as chairman and Delia M. Carlyle as vice-chairman.  The two will serve one-year terms as the chairman and vice-chairman. Both Miguel and Carlyle have goals to continue the expansion of economic development projects in and around the Community, solidify key partnerships within Arizona and for job… Read More →

Ak-Chin Indian Community sponsors Phoenix Open

Waste Management Phoenix Open

Waste Management Phoenix Open hosts, The Thunderbirds, announced that the Ak-Chin Indian Community has signed on as the local Presenting Sponsor of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, starting with the 2016 tournament, which will be played Feb. 1-7 at TPC Scottsdale. The Ak-Chin Indian Community is the first local Presenting Sponsor in the history of… Read More →

Elements Event Center at Ak-Chin Circle opens

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

The Ak-Chin Indian Community unveiled the new Elements Event Center at Ak-Chin Circle at the official grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. This new conference and event center is equipped to host groups from 25-300 people with 11,000-square-feet of indoor and outdoor event space. The versatile center is the perfect host for any event including weddings,… Read More →

Ak-Chin Indian Community project wins water reuse award

The Ak-Chin Indian Community UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle and Central Plant has been named the AZ Water Association’s 2014 Water Reuse Project of the Year. The two buildings were recognized for their efficient use of reclaimed water.   “This is a great example of environmental sustainability and water conservation that we strive for in our… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Rattlers partner with Ak-Chin Community

The Arizona Rattlers announced a major multi-year partnership with the Ak-Chin Indian Community that includes naming rights on the Rattlers home field at US Airways Center. “We are proud to partner with the Ak-Chin Indian Community,” said Rattlers majority owner Ron Shurts. “It is an honor to not only support this tribal community but to… Read More →