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Royale family coming to Melrose

Royale family coming to Melrose

The team of Mark Howard and Rocco Menaguale are bringing a new, dynamic collective of businesses to the heart of the Melrose Mile. Partners..

Progressive sale returns to designer consignment shops

Progressive sale returns to designer consignment shops

The Valley’s fashionable family of designer consignment shops, My Sister’s Closet, Well Suited and My Sister’s Attic, will offer..

Foundation boosts work-based learning initiative

Foundation boosts work-based learning initiative

In 2020, the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation, embarked on a two-and-a-half-year pilot program on a work-based learning initiative for..

Local nonprofit adds board members

Local nonprofit adds board members

One Step Beyond, Inc., a Phoenix-based provider of programming and services for adults who have intellectual disabilities, recently..

Virtual health care hiring expo scheduled

Virtual health care hiring expo scheduled

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation and Career Connectors are partnering to connect local health care and social assistance employers to..

Pest control company is a family affair

Pest control company is a family affair

What began more than 40 years ago with an interest in do-it-yourself pest control has grown from one store in Mesa to five stores..

Theater company expands capacity, opportunity

Theater company expands capacity, opportunity

The state’s oldest theater has launched the final phase of its Centennial Capital Campaign in support of construction of a..

New dementia care campus opens

New dementia care campus opens

Hospice of the Valley’s (HOV) new Dementia Care and Education Campus held a grand opening celebration April 19. HOV leadership was joined..

Britt named president of Phoenix College

Britt named president of Phoenix College

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and Phoenix College (PC) announced that Dr. Kimberly Britt will serve as the next..

Goodwill store opens on Bethany

Goodwill store opens on Bethany

A new Goodwill location opened in North Central with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Friday, April 22. Located at 1515 E. Bethany Home Rd.,..

Chamber to hold annual meeting

Chamber to hold annual meeting

The Greater Phoenix Chamber invites members of the business community to connect with other business leaders, hear new perspectives from..

Local 640 business manager elected to represent IEC district

Local 640 business manager elected to represent IEC district

During the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) 40th Convention in May, Dean Wine accepted his nomination to serve as the..

UNIQUE NORTH CENTRAL: A shop for the curious heading to Melrose

UNIQUE NORTH CENTRAL: A shop for the curious heading to Melrose

A popular local emporium for those with a curiosity of the natural world, its beauty and its oddities, is changing its location and taking..

Renovation begins at Biltmore Golf Club

Renovation begins at Biltmore Golf Club

The Arizona Biltmore Golf Club began a multi-phase renovation project in early April. The club’s ownership group, JDM Partners, launched..

Hodge named manager at nonprofit advocacy organization

Hodge named manager at nonprofit advocacy organization

Lisa Hodge was named Finance and Operations manager at the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits in April. Hodge, who brings more than 10 years’..

Valley Metro names new CEO

Valley Metro names new CEO

The Valley Metro board of directors announced in March that Jessica Mefford-Miller will serve as the agency’s new chief executive..

Gulick will lead Arizona’s early childhood agency

Gulick will lead Arizona’s early childhood agency

In March, Melinda Morrison Gulick was named CEO of First Things First (FTF). Gulick will oversee the organization’s statewide efforts to..

Kimco announces new tenants

Kimco announces new tenants

In April, Kimko Realty announced new tenants at two of its North Central Phoenix properties. The Joint Chiropractic is now open in a..

Herzog takes on new role at Southwest Behavioral

Herzog takes on new role at Southwest Behavioral

The nonprofit Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) announced that Marcie Herzog has been promoted to vice president of..

Valley company launches pay-it-forward marketplace

Valley company launches pay-it-forward marketplace

A new, modern solution for residents who want to share their goods and services online launched in the Valley in March. Headquartered in..

Interim director named at puppet theater

Interim director named at puppet theater

The Great Arizona Puppet Theater announced in April that Jeffrey Lazos Ferns will join its team as interim executive director. Ferns will..

Wellness center offers cold plunge, more

Wellness center offers cold plunge, more

RESET Mind and Body is a newly opened wellness center in central Phoenix specializing in muscle recovery. Equipped with a wide range of..

Unemployment rate falls in Phoenix

Unemployment rate falls in Phoenix

In April, Phoenix’s Community and Economic Development Department announced that the unemployment rate had dropped below 3 percent. The..

Chamber celebrates  business achievement

Chamber celebrates business achievement

The Greater Phoenix Chamber will honor nine businesses whose good work and successes have strengthened the community and the Chamber at its..

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