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

Toby Keith at the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards held at the Forum in Inglewood, California on May 1, 2016. (Copyright: buzzfuss / 123RF Stock Photo)
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

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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

Golfers practice Monday at TPC Scottsdale for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Photo by Albert Gossie

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

Golfers practice Monday at TPC Scottsdale for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Photo by Albert Gossie

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

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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

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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

Surface Water Treatment Plant

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

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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

Ron Shurts, Rattlers owner, Jan Brewer, Governor of Arizona, and Louis J. Manuel, Jr., Ak-Chin Tribal Chairman.

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 →

Arizona’s 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders

Clarence McAllister, president and CEO of Fortis Networks,

What would you do it you opened the pages of this magazine and saw Jerry Colangelo listed as one of the 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders in Arizona? You’d do a double take, but it’s not out of the realm of possibilities. Consider this: Among 439,633 Arizonans under age 5 in 2012, this is… Read More →

AIGA's Spicer Was Featured Speaker in London

Valerie Spicer, Executive Director Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA), was a featured panelist at ICE Totally Gaming seminar, “Opportunities in Indian Country” on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, in London, UK.  The seminar is co-produced by ICE Totally Gaming and Victor Rocha of PECHANGA.net in cooperation with Clarion Gaming’s Ewa Bakun.  Spicer is featured on the… Read More →

Phoenix's Premier Amphitheater Renamed Ak-Chin Pavilion

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by in Business News

  Live Nation is proud to announce a partnership agreement with the  Ak-Chin Indian Community that includes the naming rights for Desert Sky Pavilion in Phoenix. The building will now be called Ak-Chin Pavilion. The venue will be host to an all-star lineup of performers this year including Pitbull & Ke$ha , Big Time Rush & Victoria Justice (6/25), Rockstar… Read More →