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Calling all businesses, The Zone needs help for Veterans

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The Zone in Scottsdale is looking for businesses that care about local veterans and want to help these men and women who may be dealing with grief or stress after returning from duty. For each donation of $299, a veteran will receive three one-hour-long sessions in ‘The Pod’, as well as one-on-one time with grief specialist… Read More →

Want to Honor Veterans? Help Them Start Careers

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It’s Veteran’s Day. It’s a day for parades, for speeches, and for thanking those who put their lives on the line to protect us and our way of life. It’s also a day with a history of contradictions. What we celebrate as Veteran’s Day began in 1919 as Armistice Day. It marked the cease fire… Read More →

W. P. Carey School earns No. 1 Ranking

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This week, U.S. News & World Report issued some new rankings for online-degree programs, growing in popularity because of their convenience and flexibility. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University received the No. 1 ranking among the nation’s online graduate business programs for veterans. “We’re honored to be ranked No. 1… Read More →

4th Annual Memorial Day Ride & After Party

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On Saturday, May 24, 2014 the largest “escorted ride” in the state will honor our fallen American heroes at the 4th Annual Memorial Day Ride starting at Sanderson Ford, 5111 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, and finish with an after party at Westgate Entertainment District.  Close to 700 motorcyclists are expected to participate. The annual charity… Read More →

Fulton Homes Honors Vets with ‘Fly the Flag’ Campaign

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by in Events | Featured | Real Estate

Fulton Homes is showing its appreciation for America’s veterans by encouraging everyone to display the Stars and Stripes this Veteran’s Day, and at the same time benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. The Tempe-based homebuilder has partnered with 100.7 KSLX for the “Fly the Flag for Veteran’s Day” campaign. From Sept. 30 through Nov. 11, listeners… Read More →

Initiative Helps Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

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by in Featured | Small Biz

Veterans who own small businesses in Arizona can save up to $3,000 by tapping into a new loan program called VetLoan Advantage. The program, offered by CDC Small Business Finance, features rebates and fee waivers associated with SBA-504 loans (for commercial real estate purchases) and Community Advantage loans for working capital, equipment purchases and other… Read More →

B of A launches ‘Express Your Thanks’ Campaign

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by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Bank of America has launched a program to support the needs of military service members and veterans.  Called “Express Your Thanks,” the goal is to donate up to $1 million nationally to Welcome Back Veterans and the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Through the campaign, customers, bank employees and other individuals can make simple online expressions… Read More →

B of A launches 'Express Your Thanks' Campaign

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by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Bank of America has launched a program to support the needs of military service members and veterans.  Called “Express Your Thanks,” the goal is to donate up to $1 million nationally to Welcome Back Veterans and the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Through the campaign, customers, bank employees and other individuals can make simple online expressions… Read More →

ForMyReason customizes Wristbands for Military

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by in Business News | Nonprofit

Local company ForMyReason, a provider of customizable silicone wristbands, announced partnerships with Soldiers‚ Angels, Friends of Freedom and Hope for the Warriors.  ForMyReason is selling camouflage and red, white and blue wristbands in the name of these organizations, to assist them with giving back to veterans, current service members and their families.  With each wristband… Read More →

Wells Fargo presents Hands on Banking program to Veterans

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by in Banking | Business News

In an effort to provide critically needed financial services information to military veterans, Wells Fargo Consumer Loan Underwriter Mark Field will present its online financial literacy program, Hands on Banking to a group of former homeless military veterans at The MANA House, the transitional housing facility for the Madison Street Veterans Association (madisonstreetveterans.org) on Jan.… Read More →