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Wells Fargo donates $500K for Phoenix revitalization efforts

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) dulled out a total of $500,000 in donations for seven local nonprofits that will help revitalize Maricopa County neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program. The local grant recipients were identified in collaboration with the City of Phoenix and Mayor Greg Stanton. The Wells Fargo Foundation is providing grants to the following… Read More →

Az Business honors Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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A crowd of nearly 500 packed Desert Botanical Garden Thursday to honor Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016. “All the women we are honoring tonight have procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of profitability, leadership and innovation,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “These women are… Read More →

Deborah Ostreicher: Most Influential Women in Arizona

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Deborah Ostreicher, assistant aviation director, City of Phoenix Prior to her current position, Ostreicher lived and worked overseas in corporate responsibility, computers and media. Advice: “Support, don’t compete with, other women. Surround yourself with the smartest people you can find — men and women. You will not only get the job done, but you’ll learn a… Read More →

Watch Mayor Stanton shoot hoops tonight at tech fundraiser

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DoubleDutch, the City of Phoenix and Downtown Phoenix, Inc. have teamed up to host the first-ever Valley Oop! three-on-three startup basketball tournament. Valley Oop! will bring together 24 teams – including one led by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton – from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 19 at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Stanton and DoubleDutch CEO… Read More →

Kate Gallego: Most Influential Women in Arizona

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Kate Gallego, vice mayor, City of Phoenix Gallego, an advocate for infrastructure investment, chaired the campaign to pass Proposition 104, Phoenix’s 50-year transportation plan. Advice: “Negotiate your salary. I was proud to lead the effort to pass the Equal Pay Ordinance at the Phoenix City Council, which works toward closing the pay gap between men and women.… Read More →

Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture awards $800K to 55 organizations

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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton believes a vibrant arts community is instrumental in creating a strong economy and as a result the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture increased the amount of funds being distributed to local non-profit arts and culture organizations. This year the Community Arts Support Grants Program will award a total of $865,346 to 55 non-profit organizations serving the residents of Phoenix… Read More →

Get ready Arcadia. Gadzooks Enchiladas is coming to town

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The gooey deliciousness that is Gadzooks Enchildas & Soup will soon be available to Arcadia residents as the owner announces the opening of a new location slated to open in late 2016 or early 2017. The new spot will be near 40th Street and Camelback Road at 4031 E. Camelback Rd., right along the canal. Owner Aaron… Read More →

Valley Partnership examines airports as economic engines

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership’s monthly breakfast for June will cover a panel who will feature presentations from economic development officials on three of the Valley’s municipal airports. Experts will share their strategic plans and outline upcoming opportunities for the real estate and development communities. The panel will feature Shea Joachim, business development director at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway… Read More →

Phoenix earns presidential award for export success

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Monday presented Mayor Greg Stanton and the City of Phoenix with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. Phoenix is only… Read More →

AAED honors winners of 2016 EDDE Awards

Economic Development , 8 honored

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards. The prestigious EDDE awards honor individuals and companies that have made significant contributions to the advancement of the organization and to economic growth within the state of Arizona.  Recipients are selected from a pool… Read More →

Phoenix deli honored after 67 years in business

Miracle Mile Deli

After nearly 67 years in business, the City of Phoenix is declaring Tuesday, May 10th Miracle Mile Deli Day by order of proclamation from Mayor Greg Stanton. At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, councilman Sal DiCiccio will say a few words about the significance of the locally owned restaurant making it more than six decades in the… Read More →

Phoenix City Council extends small business program

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The Phoenix City Council finance, efficiency, economy and sustainability subcommittee voted unanimously, Wednesday, to extend the Small Business Enterprise Program until July 30, 2020. “The Small Business Enterprise Program provides small business enterprises with opportunities to participate in city construction and purchasing,” said Donald Logan, City of Phoenix equal opportunity director, at a city meeting… Read More →

Valley Partnership event focuses on creating vibrant downtowns

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership’s March 18th breakfast topic will hot a discussion featuring city leaders on the evolution of downtown Phoenix. City leaders will share insights into how both public and private leaders are addressing the challenges that are unique to downtown. The panel will feature a discussion between City of Phoenix Vice Mayor Kate Gallego, David Krumwiede, executive vice… Read More →

Phoenix IDA announces new board members

Show Phoenix Pride, Photo: Ms. Phoenix, Flickr

The Phoenix IDA announced the appointment of Vanessa Valenzuela Erickson and David Lujan, Tuesday, to its Board of Directors. Erickson and Lujan join a nine-member Board appointed by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Phoenix. The Phoenix IDA provides bond financing for community and economic development projects, issuing more than $1.5 billion in bonds… Read More →