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Industry Leaders of Arizona take spotlight

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Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize  the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies in five key industries — commercial real estate, education, entertainment, manufacturing and technology. The 30 finalists for this year’s ILoA Awards are profiled on the following pages. Winners will be recognized at… Read More →

KTAR Sports 620 moves to FM dial

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by in Business News

In a significant move to expand its audience reach and community impact, Arizona Sports 620 (KTAR AM) will today begin simulcasting on 98.7 FM, strengthening its multi-platform distribution. “Putting Arizona Sports on FM is an opportunity too big to ignore,” said Scott Sutherland, vice president and market manager for station owner Bonneville Phoenix. “Our live,… Read More →

Fulton Homes, Suns Reunite for 3-Point Program

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This season, the only thing standing between the Phoenix Suns and a patriotic gesture is a white line 23 feet nine inches away from the basket. For the second year in a row Tempe-based Fulton Homes is uniting with the Phoenix Suns for the Fulton Homes “Proud to own the Three-Point Zone” program. This season… Read More →

Artigue Agency Expands Growing Sports Practice

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by in Business News | Marketing | Sports

Local marketing communications firm, The Artigue Agency has announced the addition of several new clients to its growing sports practice.  Led by sports marketing veteran Ray Artigue, the firm’s new clients include Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA), Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, former Phoenix Suns star and NBA veteran Eddie Johnson, Patriot All-America at… Read More →

Suns Co-Owner Shares Keys to Happiness

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by in Featured

In his years as a successful entrepreneur creating and selling corporations to the likes of Coca-Cola and Kimberly-Clark, Richard Jaffe, one of the owners of the Phoenix Suns, found a few constants to guide him in business and in life. “Love myself; live my values, and learn to give back,” says Jaffe, who gained respect… Read More →

Suns cut ties with general manager

The Phoenix Suns parted ways Monday with general manager Lance Blanks after the second-worst season in franchise history, the team said. “Lance has been a trusted friend and colleague,” said Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby. “I thank him personally and professionally for his hard work on behalf of the Suns. We will continue… Read More →

Fulton Homes’ 3-Point Zone helps nonprofits

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by in Business News | Nonprofit | Sports

While Monday night was fan appreciation night for the Phoenix Suns, thanks to Fulton Homes the Youth Assistance Foundation and the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) will now divide up $46,000. It’s all part of the Fulton Homes “Proud to Own the Three-Point Zone” program, a partnership between the Tempe-based homebuilder and the Phoenix… Read More →

Kitchell Completes Phoenix Children’s Southwest Valley Center

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  Kitchell completed construction of the Phoenix Children’s Southwest Valley Center in Avondale, a new specialty and urgent care center serving West Valley communities and featuring Phoenix Children’s special brand of pediatric care. The 35,3550 SF urgent and pediatric clinic is a precursor to long-term plans for a larger, more comprehensive facility that doubles the… Read More →

Suns part ways with Gentry

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by in Business News | Sports

The Phoenix Suns say the team and coach Alvin Gentry have “mutually agreed to part ways.” Gentry had coached the Suns since replacing the fired Terry Porter at the All-Star break of the 2008-09 season, compiling a 158-144 record. His 2010 squad, led by Steve Nash, went 54-28 and advanced to the Western Conference finals.… Read More →

Valley Leadership announces Man & Woman of the Year

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by in Business News | Events

Valley Leadership announces Tom Ambrose and Ambassador Barbara Barrett as the organization’s 2012 Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their distinguished service to the community at an awards luncheon in March. Ambrose is well known in the greater Phoenix Metropolitan area as a community leader for nearly four decades.… Read More →

Legends district partners with Southwestern Eye Center

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by in Business News | Sports

The Legends Entertainment District, a first-of-its-kind joint venture between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns, announced a new partnership with Southwestern Eye Center that features the District’s first static super graphic with a 3-D embellishment. The announcement was made by Legends Entertainment District General Manager Judd Norris. “The Legends Entertainment District continues to break the… Read More →

Fulton Homes’ 3-Point Zone raises $10,500

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That swish from the arc is beginning to add up.   Through the first month of the season, the Phoenix Suns have hit 105 three-pointers, banking a cool $10,500 for the Youth Assistance Foundation.  With five months of the season remaining, they are on course to raise more than $60,000 for the non-profit. It’s all part… Read More →

Fulton Homes, Suns Reunite For Three-Point Zone

Shannon Brown
by in Business News | Real Estate | Sports

Twenty-three feet, nine inches is the distance that makes Fulton Homes, the Phoenix Suns and local charities a winner this season. Tempe-based Fulton Homes is reuniting with the Phoenix Suns to revive the Fulton Homes “Proud to own the Three-Point Zone” program, which in years past has provided tens of thousands of dollars to Phoenix… Read More →

Suns Launching New Smartphone Mobile App

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Just in time for the 2012 NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns have joined with Verizon Wireless to launch their first-ever smartphone mobile app, available for Android, iOS and BlackBerry operating systems. Fans that download the free smartphone mobile app before 9 p.m. on draft night, June 28, 2012, can enter to win a personal phone… Read More →