Peoria Archives

Getting an angel to open the checkbook

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by in Featured | Tech

Governor Jan Brewer touts her policies and business regulatory climate as the reason Arizona is growing new businesses. That may be a factor, but it’s not the major reason Arizona topped the Kaufman Foundation Index of Entrepreneurial Activity in 2012. If it were the case, Arizona would have been on top again in 2013—instead of… Read More →

Sonoma Place Apartments in Peoria Sell for $6.53M

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by in Brokerage | Business News | In The Spotlight

Colliers International in Greater Phoenix recently completed the $6.53M sale of the 100-unit Sonoma Place, located at 11600 N. 75th Ave. in Peoria, for $65,300 a unit, or $80.33 a SF. Denver-based Investment Property Exchange Services acquired Sonoma Place from Mentor Properties of Scottsdale. Bill Hahn, Jeffrey Sherman and Trevor Koskovich of Colliers’ HSK Multifamily… Read More →

Cancer Center Creates Synergy with Like-Minded Life Savers

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by in Bioscience | Featured | Healthcare

Cancer is a scary word. “The word ‘cancer’ is actually the general name given to some 100-plus diseases from breast to lung to skin cancer, and is when cells in a specific part of the body begin to grow out of control,” said Dr. Daniel Reed, co-founder of Arizona Center for Cancer Care (AZCCC) in… Read More →

Sun Health launches personalized memory care program

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Sun Health has launched a Memory Care Navigator program, the newest offering in the nonprofit organization’s rapidly growing collection of community health programs. Peoria’s Marty Finley, M.Ed. has been selected as the Sun Health Memory Care Navigator, who will provide personal and professional guidance to patients, family members and caregivers coping with the emotional, psychological… Read More →

E.V. residents can preview Banner Health Center

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by in Business News | Events | Healthcare

East Valley residents and visitors can be among the first to see the new Banner Health Center at a free “Community Preview” from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the center located at 1435 S. Alma Road, south of the Loop 202 between West Pecos and West Germann Roads. Participants can hear… Read More →

CORE Institute Supports High School Athletes

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Phoenix-based orthopedic group, The CORE Institute hosted sports physical which provided local athletes and organizations with the opportunity to support athletic programs. The exams cost $25 and 100% goes back to each respective athletic program. The CORE Institute was able to raise and donate over $4,300 to local high schools in the Peoria and Dysart… Read More →

SRP Donates $94,500 to Nonprofit Agencies

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Salt River Project employees are turning their volunteer hours into much-needed funds for the nonprofit organizations they assist through the SRP Dollars for Doers program. The program contributes funds, ranging from $250 to $1,000, directly to community nonprofits based upon the number of volunteer hours donated during the 2012 calendar year by SRP employees. The… Read More →

JacksonWhite Names First Female Shareholder

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JacksonWhite P.C. announced that attorney Susan Court was made a shareholder of the firm.  Court joins 12 other attorneys at JacksonWhite who share the distinction of shareholder. Court joined JacksonWhite in 2005 and focuses her practice on elder law, probate, guardianships, conservatorships, and estate planning. Court assists clients with end-of-life issues including incapacity, mental illness… Read More →

City of Peoria honors BioAccel

BioAccel has received the City of Peoria’s 2013 Economic Development Award for the development and management of BioInspire, a medical device-focused accelerator program. MaryAnn Guerra, BioAccel’s CEO, and Thomas Rainey, Director of BioInspire, will accept the award on behalf of BioAccel’s staff, Board and advisors at the Peoria Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Celebration, May… Read More →

Youngtown becomes GPEC’s 21st member community

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by in Business News | Economy

The Town of Youngtown recently joined the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) as its 21st member community. Youngtown is located at the Agua Fria River between Peoria, Sun City and El Mirage, and has a current population of approximately 6,200. “We’re thrilled to have the Town of Youngtown on board at GPEC,” said GPEC President… Read More →

Shea Homes reports steady sales for Q1

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Shea Homes saw its sales hold steady through the first quarter of 2013, with its West Valley communities seeing higher than normal sales. Close to two thirds of the sales for Q1 came from Shea’s West Valley communities in Peoria, Buckeye, and Litchfield Park, which is a turn from the boom of its East Valley… Read More →

11 SRP Employees Honored for Volunteer Work

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by in Energy | Featured | Nonprofit

In recognition of the invaluable contribution of their time, efforts and expertise to their communities, 11 SRP employee volunteers were awarded the SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit Awards. These dedicated employees have given countless hours of their time to help families put food on their tables; provide guidance to Latino youths as they prepare for college… Read More →

BASIS Selects Eastmark for Its Next East Valley School

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by in Business News | Education | Real Estate

The nationally renowned charter school BASIS has selected Eastmark for its next East Valley campus. Construction on BASIS Mesa at Eastmark commences in March 2013.  The new school is set to open fall 2013. “BASIS is our first 5-12 educational partner and a perfect fit for this community.  Eastmark’s central location in the East Valley… Read More →

Dignity names new West Valley hospital

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by in Featured | Healthcare

Dignity Health announced that “St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center” will be the name of its new West Valley hospital during an official groundbreaking at the planned 35-acre medical campus near the Loop 101 and Glendale Avenue. The $44 million Dignity Health facility is scheduled to open in early 2014 and will provide West Valley residents… Read More →