St. Mary’s Food Bank Archives

Washington Federal appoints Omar Neira as business banker qvist

Washington Federal has announced Omar Neira has been hired as a business banker for two of its three Arizona divisions, focusing on 23 of the 35 Washington Federal branches statewide. In his new role, Neira will be responsible for business development, commercial real estate loans and small business lending. Neira brings more than a decade… Read More →

Shred Day Phoenix returns November 7 Michael Thompson

Comerica Bank and information storage and management services company Iron Mountain Incorporated® are teaming up to host the second annual Shred Day Phoenix, a secure document shredding event, on Saturday, November 7, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Phoenix. The free event, which will be held in front of Comerica Theatre on… Read More →

Snooze in Gilbert will open July 15th


On Wednesday, July 15, downtown Gilbert’s red-hot restaurant row in the historic Heritage District is about to get even tastier with the opening of Snooze, an A.M. Eatery (310 N. Gilbert Rd.) inside an all-new building built between Joyride Taco House and Oregano’s. Located just north of the intersection of Gilbert Road and Page Avenue,… Read More →

Desert Schools plans day of service at food banks


Summer break for many children means time playing at the pool, going to camp and family vacations. However, for many in Arizona the summer is a very difficult time due to food insecurity. Desert Schools Federal Credit Union wants to make a difference. On June 24, more than 150 managers and employees from Arizona’s largest… Read More →

Arizona State Credit Union donates $5K to local food banks


During its 64th Annual Meeting, Arizona State Credit Union demonstrated one of its core values by donating $5,000 to Arizona community food banks. The recipients of this year’s donation include St. Mary’s Food Bank and Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. “Making a difference in our Arizona communities is a key component of our mission… Read More →

Washington Federal Promotes Hernandez to Assistant VP


Washington Federal announced Debbie Hernandez has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager. Hernandez has been with Washington Federal for more than 12 years. In her position, Hernandez is responsible for increasing loan production and client base by growing the business checking and savings accounts and consumer checking and savings accounts. She is also… Read More →

Progrexion Announces Phoenix Office, Hundreds of Jobs

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Progrexion, the nation’s leading provider of services in the credit repair industry, today announced it is opening a new office in Phoenix, bringing hundreds of new jobs to the region. “We are excited to enter such a dynamic and high-quality market like Phoenix to meet our growth demands. We acquired 30,000 square feet in North… Read More →

Direct Energy Opens Phoenix Area Call Center


Direct Energy today officially opened its Phoenix area call center in Tempe symbolizing the company’s dedication to grow long-term in the Phoenix community. As part of the grand opening festivities, Direct Energy announced that the company and its employees would commit to volunteering a minimum of 2,000 hours over the next year among several different… Read More →

Scottsdale Realtors hand out awards

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by in Business News | Real Estate

Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors (SAAR) announced their Annual Award recipients at their January 31st Membership Breakfast “Template for Arizona’s Future” which featured a panel of distinguished state leaders including Wellington “Duke “ Reiter, Sr. VP, ASU Foundation, Grady Gammage, Sr. Fellow, ASU Morrison Institute, Marisa Walker, Sr. VP Arizona Commerce Authority and Michael Ryan,… Read More →

Experience Matters’ Inaugural Encore Fellowship Class Graduates

by in Business News | Nonprofit

Experience Matters, an organization that connects baby boomers with nonprofit and social service organizations to improve the quality of life in Maricopa County, announces the graduation of the inaugural encore fellowship class.  The first class of encore fellows has completed their yearlong fellowship with their host nonprofit organizations. Encore fellowships represent a new life-stage in… Read More →

Commercial Interior Design Firm Launches St. Mary's Food Drive

by in Events | In The Spotlight

Tempe-based Creative License International, a commercial interior design firm, is launching its first annual can food drive for St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance on Nov. 1. The food drive initiated by CLI will run from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15 during regular office business hours Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Non-perishable food items… Read More →

Desert Ridge Marketplace Events For November & December

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Mark your calendars! Desert Ridge Marketplace in Phoenix has many events planned for this holiday season: Super Saturday Turkey Drive When: Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Where: Albertson’s at Desert Ridge Marketplace What: Help St. Mary’s Food Bank provide thousands of families with a real holiday meal by donating a frozen turkey.… Read More →

'Canstruction' 2012 Aims to Demolish Hunger

by in Architecture | Business News

Competing teams of architectural, engineering and construction firms will both showcase their talents and feed the hungry when the CANstruction ® 2012 competition and judging takes place March 31 through April 7 at its new home, the Phoenix Convention Center’s West Building, 1003 N. 3rd St. Now in its sixth year, the CANstruction competition will… Read More →