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Experience Matters gets Grant from Virginia G. Piper

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by in Business News

Experience Matters, an organization that connects baby boomers with nonprofit and social service organizations to improve the quality of life in Maricopa County, has received a $1.6 million grant over four years from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust. The grant allows Experience Matters to expand its infrastructure to offer more paid and unpaid opportunities to… Read More →

Banner acquires Odyssey Hospice to expand hospice services

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by in Business News | Healthcare

Banner Health announced the acquisition of Odyssey Hospice in Maricopa County, which is owned by Gentiva, a national home care and hospice organization based in Atlanta, Ga. Non-profit Banner Health will assume operations of Odyssey Hospice facilities and programs on Dec. 1, 2012. On that date, Banner Hospice will transition Odyssey patients, employees, facilities and… Read More →

Arpaio far ahead in fundraising in sheriff’s race

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by in Business News | Politics

Republican Joe Arpaio remains the leader in fundraising in the race for Maricopa County sheriff. The Republican incumbent raised $457,000 from Aug. 9 through Sept. 17 and had $3.8 million in his re-election campaign fund at the end of the period. The campaign for Democrat Paul Penzone says it raised $138,000 during that period and… Read More →

Maricopa County Court Tower Garners Awards

Maricopa County Court Tower Garners Awards

Good things come in pairs. The Maricopa County Downtown Court Tower (MCDCT) team, comprised of Gilbane Building Company in association with Ryan Companies US, Inc., can attest to that. After winning the 2011 Best of NAIOP Economic Project of the Year Award, the MCDCT team also received a RED Award honorable mention in AZRE for… Read More →

Humana Invites Nonprofits To Apply For $100,000 Grant

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An opportunity for Maricopa County charities to secure significant funding to improve the health and wellness of community residents has just opened up thanks to Humana. Non-profit organizations are now invited to apply for the $100,000 Humana Communities Benefit-Arizona charitable grant, sponsored by health benefits provider Humana Inc. For the sixth consecutive year, the Humana… Read More →

50 Largest Employers In Arizona

50 Largest Employers in Arizona - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

These are the 50 largest employers in Arizona, including public and privately held companies and not-for-profit corporations, ranked by the number of employees based on full-time equivalents of 40 hours per week and based on industry research. 50 Largest Employers in Arizona Walmart Stores Inc. Arizona employees in 2011: 30,634 Employment change since 2010: Added… Read More →

Maricopa County Medical Society Celebrates 120 Years Of Excellence

Maricopa County Medical Society

In 1892, 20 years before Arizona was admitted into the union, a small group of physicians from across the greater Phoenix area joined together to form the state’s first regional medical association – the Maricopa County Medical Society (MCMS). These physicians banded together in order to address and rectify the challenges of frontier medicine not… Read More →

GoGreen Conference ’11 Sustainability Panel Discussions (Part II)

Sustainability Discussions at the GoGreen Conference
by in Education | Events | Green

In the first part of the GoGreen Conference ’11 coverage, we reported that sustainability education and patience were the buzzwords of many of the panel discussions. Here’s why: The panel discussion titled “Green Your Workplace: High Impact Change at Your Business,” moderated by Ed Fox, chief sustainability officer for APS, focused on how to turn… Read More →

Speaker: Lori Singleton ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Lori Singleton, Salt River Project (SRP) Lori Singleton is the manager of sustainability initiatives and technologies at Salt River Project. She is a 29-year employee of SRP and 40-year resident of Arizona. She is responsible for design and implementation of SRP’s environmental outreach programs with special focus on renewable energy. Lori’s responsibilities at SRP include… Read More →

Speaker: Mark Kranz ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Mark Kranz, SmithGroup Mark Kranz, AIA, LEED AP, is the design principal and lead designer for the Phoenix office of SmithGroup’s Higher Education and Science and Technology Studios.  Mark’s work has been published locally, regionally and nationally. He speaks publicly about sustainable design strategies for laboratory and academic facilities, and his work is consistently recognized… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority Is Tasked With Re-Invigorating The State’s Economy

Arizona Commerce Authority
by in Economy

As Arizona enters 2011, unemployment continues at about 9.5 percent, and according to one national ranking of commercial real estate site selectors, Arizona’s reputation as a business-friendly state continues to slide. That’s where the newly formed Arizona Commerce Authority comes in. “It’s not about re-branding, and it’s not about a committee,” says Don Cardon, ACA… Read More →

Arizona’s 2010 Midterm Election Results

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by in Events | Featured | Politics

Midterm election results – In the 2010 midterm elections, Republicans won many seats on both national and local levels, and there’s now a Republican majority in the United States House of Representatives. Here’s how Arizonans voted at the polls yesterday More election coverage from AZNow.Biz includes our political columnist, Tom Milton, analyzing the 2010 midterm… Read More →

Falling Prices, More Foreclosures Plague The Valley’s Housing Market

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by in Economy | Featured | Real Estate

The housing market in the Phoenix metro area continues to tread through troubled waters. According to a new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, the median price for an existing home in the Valley fell for the third straight month. Making matters worse, foreclosures continue to weigh down… Read More →

Best Educational Project 2010

RED Awards 2010

ASU College of Nursing & Health Innovation The rapid growth of Arizona State University, and the birth of its new Downtown Phoenix campus, created a special architectural and urban opportunity. This compact, 5-story building serves as both the campus’ primary gateway on its marquee corner, and will house one of the largest nursing programs in… Read More →