Vanessa Hickman, Arizona’s state land commissioner, will be the keynote speaker at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) September luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 2901 N. 7th St.

Hickman’s topic will be “Arizona State Land: What Economic Developers Should Know.” The cost of the luncheon is $40 for AAED members and guests and $50 for non-members and $55 for late registrants.

To register, visit The registration deadline is Sept. 4. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance. For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit


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