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Mayo reports strong 2012 performance

Mayor Elaine Scruggs

Mayo Clinic reports a strong financial performance in 2012 as the Minnesota-based health care provider added more employees and patients. Mayo reported Wednesday it took in annual revenue of $8.8 billion last year, with expenses of $8.4 billion. Mayo Clinic has a large presence in three U.S. metropolitan — Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale.… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth outpaces nation

by in Bioscience | Economy | Featured | Tech

Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade and experienced double-digit job growth during the economic recovery, a new report shows. Since Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap was launched in 2002, Arizona’s bioscience jobs have increased by 45 percent to 99,018 in 2011. Nationally, the growth rate during this time… Read More →

Main Event Entertainment Buys 6.4 Acres at Tempe's Emerald Center


  Main Event Entertainment purchased a 6.4-acre retail site in Tempe for $2.05M and will build a new 57,000 SF indoor entertainment venue. The property is located in Emerald Center near Interstate 10 and Warner Road in Tempe adjacent to IKEA and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, this will be Main Event’s first building… Read More →

ASU Center becomes a resource to teach service

by in Business News | Education | Workforce

Customer service was once viewed as the cost of doing business. “Across almost every industry, leaders are focusing on service as a way to compete in today’s competitive marketplace,” says Mary Jo Bitner, academic director for the Center for Services Leadership at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business. But times have changed.… Read More →

Help to ease Holiday Shopping Customer-Service Worries


As we approach holiday shopping time, many of us start thinking about long lines, frayed nerves and dealing with frazzled customer-service representatives. However, some companies are now taking the time to turn customer-service interactions into a strong point of competitive difference that makes consumers want to come back for more, especially when price and other… Read More →

Innovation unites Arizona’s economic engines

by in Business News | Economy | Tech

When Arizona became a state 100 years ago, it was easy to identify its economic engines, those industries, innovators and locations that drove the state’s economy and employment. They all started with C — copper, cotton, citrus, cattle and climate. A decade later, it’s not so easy. “We must find ways to diversify our economy,… Read More →

Corks And Chords To Raise Money For Multiple Sclerosis Society

MS Society
by in Events

Cooks and Chords brings community together to celebrate with food and spirits while raising money for the Arizona Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Tickets are available for the Arizona Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Cooks and Chords – A Taste for a World Free of MS presented by Mayo Clinic and… Read More →

Cooks and Chords raises money for MS


Tickets are available for the Arizona Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Cooks and Chords –A Taste for a World Free of MS presented by Mayo Clinic and Express Scripts. The event will be held Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale. Guests will enjoy stations of chef-prepared dishes paired with… Read More →

Valley Group Gets John Wayne Cancer Foundation Grant

john wayne cancer foundation give grant

The John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF) has awarded a major grant to the Arizona Myeloma Network (AzMN) to support the organization’s 5th Annual Navajo Nation Cancer Awareness and Advocacy Conference. This is the fifth year the JWCF has awarded a grant to AZMN. This free conference will be held at the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, AZ… Read More →

ASU Students: Large Enrollment, Campuses And Dreams

ASU Students
by in Education

Attending a school with four campuses, 250 undergraduate programs and nearly 72,000 students enrolled, Arizona State University students aren’t finding it difficult to stick out from the crowd. In fact, they are proving countless ways to be innovative, distinct and professionally developed. ASU has provided its student body with opportunities to take their education to… Read More →

Mayo Medical School Expands To Arizona With New Campus

Mayo Medical Schools Expands to Arizona

Mayo Clinic has announced the expansion of its Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minn., to a new campus in Arizona. The new expansion, in addition to being a symbol of Mayo’s commitment to leadership in patient-centered academic excellence, will allow Mayo to continue redefining the field of medical education. The new Mayo Medical School –… Read More →

Thin Client Computing Hosts Google Apps Seminar Series

Google Apps Seminar Series, Thin Client Computing
by in Events | Tech

Thin Client Computing announced a Google Apps seminar series designed to promote cloud-based communication through education for businesses and non-profits. The Shalimar Country Club in Tempe, Ariz. will host the first of the seminars, “A Better Mobile Experience, Google Apps and Sprint,” led by Dan Peterson, Google Apps certified deployment specialist, on August 3. “The… Read More →

Watch For Signs That Gluten-Rich Foods Are Affecting Your Health

Gluten-rich bread

Digestive symptoms are common. Most are transitory or respond to simple changes in diet or lifestyle. However, for some people digestive symptoms can be chronic, severe and cause significant impairment to their quality of life. One such condition is Celiac disease; also known as Celiac Sprue, Nontropical Sprue or Gluten-sensitive Enteropathy.  Celiac disease is an… Read More →

Scottsdale Area Chamber Of Commerce Gives Out Its Annual Sterling Awards

Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Sterling Award.
by in Events | Small Biz

Four Scottsdale businesses received the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Sterling Award.  The 25th annual Sterling Awards were handed out yesterday, Nov. 16, to a packed house at the Scottsdale Resort and Convention Center. The Sterling Award is presented to companies that make Scottsdale a great place to live, work and play. Four teams… Read More →