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Urban Cookies Receives $5000 Grant from CNBC Entrepreneur.

Local bakeshop Urban Cookies Bakeshop co-owned by Shaun and Brady Breese in Phoenix, was one of a handful of United States small businesses that...

Facebook’s State of Small Business Report Highlights Arizona Findings

 As the Delta variant, vaccine and mask mandates, and talk of COVID booster shots continue to cast a cloud of uncertainty over Arizona small...

Invest in Black-Owned Businesses by Supporting Their Passions

Invest in Black-Owned Businesses by Supporting Their Passions  As a Black business owner, I know the value of bringing more visibility and support toward Black-owned...

AVANA Companies is Inc 5000’s fastest growing financial services company in...

Glendale's AVANA Companies Selected for 2021 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private CompaniesThe Inc. magazine revealed that AVANA Companies, a family of...

Arizonans Invited to Add Heat to Their Meals with #HatchAtHomeAZ Recipe...

As Arizonans begin counting down the days to cooler weather, Food City and Bashas’ supermarkets, together with Blue Clover Distillery and Mark Tarbell, look...

Homeless Advocate Ash Uss Launches “From the Ground Up” To Help...

Homeless advocate Ash Uss, who experienced first-hand the challenges of not having housing and later became a tremendous resource about homelessness through her years...

Forrest Anderson Plumbing and A/C Recognized Among Best in the Desert

Forrest Anderson Plumbing and A/C (Forrest Anderson) is proud to recognize their employees for being named AZCentral’s Best of the Desert first place winner...
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Corcoran Platinum Living Ranks on 2021 Power Broker Report

An annual ranking of the country’s most successful real estate brokerages has named Corcoran Platinum Living among the Top 500 Power Brokers. RISMedia’s 2021...
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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Hosts Virtual Career Fair to Fill...

WHAT:  Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), a nonprofit organization                                   that provides compassionate primary care, substance abuse and mental                                   health services, is...
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Fasturtle Partners with Marketing 360 to Bring Power of the Marketing...

(PHOENIX – March 10, 2021) – Marketing 360® and Phoenix’s own Fasturtle® today announced a partnership that will bring the power of the Marketing...
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Serendipit Consulting Employees Donate Over $6,000 To Boys and Girls Clubs...

Serendipit Consulting, a local full-service creative and public relations agency, announced recently that its employees donated $6,200 to Boys & Girls Clubs Of The...
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UNMET Jobs Launches across Arizona for Employers and Job Seekers; Month-Long...

UNMET Jobs, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), is hosting a virtual, month-long hiring event for both employers and jobseekers across the...
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Three AAED Members Named Top 50 Economic Developers in Nation

(PHOENIX – Feb. 12, 2021) – The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced three of its members have been named to the...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development’s Legislative Priorities for 2021

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has developed its policy priorities for the 2021 legislative session. AAED is committed to supporting policies that...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development to Host Career Enriching Course

(PHOENIX – Feb. 5, 2021) – The Arizona Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC), hosted by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), will take...
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JRS Wealth Management and Hallmark Financial Enhance Partnership with Wilde Wealth...

Eighteen months ago, Tucson’s own JRS Wealth Management and Hallmark Financial announced their partnership with Wilde Wealth Management, an award-winning and  independent financial advisory...
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Local Interior Designers Connect with Homeowners to Upgrade Personal Spaces

Updating and redesigning your home can bring incredible results but getting to the end of the project or remodel can be challenging. Working with...
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Tweener Homes Announces Partnership with TravelNet Solutions

Tweener Homes, a technology-based real estate company, is excited to announce its partnership with TravelNet Solutions, provider of TRACK Hospitality Software. The agreement provides...
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StretchLab to Open Desert Ridge Location in First Quarter of 2021

PHOENIX – StretchLab, an assisted stretch concept that aims to identify tightness and imbalances in the body by creating a customized stretching routine for its clients,...
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Arizona-Based Artist, Niki Woehler, Opens First Art Gallery in Scottsdale

Niki Woehler, an Arizona-based artist, has opened her first gallery and working art studio in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale at 7056 E....
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Business Development Specialists Best of Sedona Award

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Business Development Specialists Best of Sedona Award SEDONA October 2, 2020 -- The Sedona Business Hall of Fame Business Development Specialists...
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#MakeAnImpact – Buy a Kids Face Mask and Support #BreastCancerAwareness

Buy an IMPACT face mask and proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society in AZ$15Customized Unisex Kids Triple-ply Face Mask.Many in the IMPACT family know...
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WashClub Phoenix Expands to City of Surprise

Online, Mobile Laundry Service PHOENIX – WashClub Phoenix, a national app-based laundry service that launched in the Phoenix metro area in April 2020, is continuing...
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Ben Zamora Joins Wilde Wealth Management Group as an Investment Advisor

(Scottsdale, Ariz. – September 23, 2020) – Wilde Wealth Management Group, an award-winning independent financial advisory firm with offices in Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale, Payson,...
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Phoenix-Area Fintrepid Solutions Wins Mergers and Acquisitions Award

 Phoenix-Area Fintrepid Solutions Wins Mergers and Acquisitions Award Scottsdale, Ariz.: Fintrepid Solutions, one of Phoenix’s leading financial services firms, has been awarded the 2020 Mergers...
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Local Company Ultra Smooth Skin Introduces CoolTone Technology

Local Company Ultra Smooth Skin Introduces CoolTone TechnologySCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (Sept.16, 2020) — Ultra Smooth Skin, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., has introduced CoolTone™ technology to...
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Seasoned Esthetician Returns Home to Open Colette Skin Studio in Scottsdale

Seasoned Esthetician Returns Home to Open Colette Skin Studio in Scottsdale New studio specializes in natural, pure skincare products SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (Sept. 16, 2020) — In...
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Trainer Loses 130 Pounds, Pivots to Online Coaching to Help Obese...

Matt Hoodie has lost 130 pounds and kept it off for more than a decade. Since that time, he has turned his passion for fitness and...
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Arizona Employment Lawyer Offers Mindful, Serene Approach to Legal Disputes

Being involved in a legal dispute is often stressful and overwhelming. That’s why the law offices of Joshua C. Black in central Phoenix have...
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Connie Health Launches Medicare Services Throughout Arizona

(PHOENIX – September 10, 2020) – Connie Health, a personal Medicare advisory service combining Medicare expertise and local advisors with data-driven insights, to help individuals...
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Crescent Crown Distributing Celebrates Hard Working Staff On National Truck Drivers...

Crescent Crown Distributing (CCD), one of the largest beverage distributors in the United States, owned by the Moffett and Goldring families, is recognizing its...

Pickleball Passion Inspires Scottsdale Supplement Company to Launch New Product

(Sept. 1, 2020 - Scottsdale, Ariz.) Jigsaw Health, a locally-owned and operated vitamin and supplement company in North Scottsdale, targets members of fastest-growing sport...

Hospitality Group Announces Director of Culinary Operations

Fork & Dagger Hospitality, which operates Pedal Haus Brewery, has named Jared Porter its Director of Culinary Operations. In this role, Porter will oversee...

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket The aftermarket industry has become a huge part of the automotive economic sector....

Phoenix-based ‘Red, White & Chew’ Dog Treats Making Dogs’ Tails Wag...

Plans Further Expansion after Successful Launch in 800 Walmart Stores  PHOENIX – Phoenix-based Full Life Co. launched their newest endeavor, Red, White & Chew dog...

Local Social Media Guru Releases Memoir of Journey, Audience Building Insights

Desiree Martinez shares her unfiltered experiences from the early days of social media marketing After building a successful career in social media marketing, local guru...

3 Step Guide to Flourish in the Post COVID-19 World

In the midst of increasing uncertainty, global business leaders are making decisions to help their stakeholders cope with the immediate impact of the pandemic...

Explore the Wild West with a Day Trip to Tortilla Flat

With many reconsidering summer travel plans this year due to COVID-19, Arizona families are looking to discover new adventures in their own backyard where...

Silver Linings Project Searches for Resilient Small Business Owners Across Arizona...

COVID-19 has affected just about everything, but small businesses have been among the hardest hit. At the same time, small business owners have risen...

Public Relations Global Network Adds offices in Arkansas, Colorado, Oregon

(PHOENIX -- May 20, 2020) – The Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) announced today it has added three new locations to its global network, raising the number of its offices...

VITALYST HEALTH FOUNDATION AWARDS $524,948 IN INITIAL YEAR OF SYSTEMS CHANGE...

Three Arizona Projects Improve Health in Arizona PHOENIX (April 23, 2020) —Vitalyst Health Foundation has partnered with the Arizona Community Foundation to award Systems Change...

Pinnacle Prevention Collaborates with Local Farmers to Expand Access to Food

Seed Funding Provides Local Farmers with Equipment and Essentials to Grow PHOENIX (April 23, 2020) – Many Arizonans have feelings of uncertainty towards access to food...

Arizona Association for Economic Development Recognizes National Economic Development Week, May...

(PHOENIX  - April 30, 2020) - The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), along with the International Economic Development Council, is recognizing National Economic...

Russo and Steele Creates New Division

Drew Alcazar, co-founder and CEO of the famed Russo and Steele Auctions, which celebrated its 20th year during Arizona Car Week, recently announced the...

Are You COVID MAD? Don’t get mad – Make A Difference!

Auto repair shops are classified as an “Essential Business” so they will remain OPEN during this COVID-19 crisis. Policies and procedures are in place to...

Mdrive Donates Immune Support Product to Firefighters

Mdrive is excited to announce it recently donated 500 bottles of its Mdrive Elite supplement to the United Phoenix Firefighter Association (UPFC). UPFC was...

Locally Developed eGift Card App Waives Fees for Businesses in Need

As businesses across many industries temporarily reduce or cease operations to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, owners are left wondering how they’ll...

Discounted Meal Delivery and Pickup – Heidi’s Events and Catering

As I am sure you are bombarded with many other companies similar to ours during this historic time, we appreciate you taking the time...

Restaurant To Donate Pizzas to HonorHealth Hospitals

We are all in this together. Local restaurant PHX Beer Co. believes in that and that’s why, beginning this Friday, April 3, through April...

Arizona PR Firm Pivots to Support Small Businesses

With the COVID-19 pandemic, daily life is rapidly changing on a global scale. More than 90% of the businesses in Arizona are small businesses....

Cut Out Animal Jewelry Designs Has Received Tremendous Response

The new additions for 2020 by Copper Reflections has received a great response by our customers at craft shows and also at wholesale trade...

How Startups Can Focus on Improving Their Customer Service

It’s no exaggeration that there is a lot of pressure on startups as they usually begin with limited resources during the early stages of...

Nannies on Wheels Service Available in Phoenix

If you have ever needed to be in two places at once as a working parent, you know the added stress that transportation can...

Evergreen Devco Completes Sale of 33,000 Square-Foot Retail Pad in Phoenix

Evergreen Devco, Inc., a leading retail and multifamily development company, announced today that it has completed the sale of a retail pad site for...

Dr. Andrew Wolin Develops Exclusive Products to Build Fresh, Vibrant Skin

Discover the secret to healthy, youthful skin For decades, top Scottsdale plastic surgeon, Dr. Andrew Wolin, has sculpted thousands of Arizona faces, creating results that...

Evolution Construction Services Launches in Phoenix

Evolution Construction Services, a commercial painting and renovation company that serves property management clients has launched in Phoenix. The company, former franchise of CertaPro...

Big Ear Stereo Now Open In North Tempe

Hello and welcome to Big Ear Stereo. Our specialty is Ultra High Fidelity stereo music reproduction. Our goal is complete customer satisfaction. Records, CDs...

Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe this Saturday, January 4 at...

By Violeta PanayotovaWe came, we saw, we ran! Although the high school cross country season is over, the Arizona community is ready to run...

Derma Health Skin and Laser Now Open at Desert Ridge Marketplace

Derma Health Skin & Laser has opened its newest location at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Since 2004, locally owned and operated Derma Health has offered...

Let’s talk about ETC

What’s in a name? Many ask, “What exactly does the ETC. part of our name mean?” That part of our name reflects all of...

YogaSix Expands with Second Scottsdale Location

YogaSix will open its second location in Arizona in early 2020 at the Mercado Del Rancho shopping center, located at 92nd Street and Shea...

RCG Valuation Debuts Instant Cost Segregation Quote Feature

Scottsdale-based RCG Valuation & Monetization is thrilled to announce the unveiling of an instant cost segregation quote feature on its website. RCG Valuation helps...

Meet Bob Wallace, MBA of WIH Resource Group in Scottsdale –...

Today we’d like to introduce you to Bob Wallace, MBA. Bob Wallace is the Founder and President of a successful consulting business, WIH Resource Group...

Glendale Man Opens Up Italian Restaurant

Photo Caption: Jaime Rivera with his daughter, Yesenia Rivera/ Ariana Diaz After a lifetime of working for Italian based restaurants, a West Valley man has finally...

Profile: Best Life Nutrition

Best Life Nutrition is a healthy smoothie and acai bowl store, run by Sarah and Corey Pilger. They are well known for their ability...

TruWest Credit Union Debuts Rewards Checking Accounts to Members

TruWest® Credit Union is excited to announce two new checking accounts as a way to reward members for their continued commitment to the financial...

Credit Union Raising Funds for American Lung Association

More than 33 million Americans are affected by lung diseases, including asthma and COPD, with lung cancer being the highest cause of death. TruWest...

Mucho Más Art Studio thriving thanks to social media

For a business like Mucho Más Art Studio, which celebrates and sells Mexican American art and crafts, it’s National Hispanic Heritage month all year-round. The Phoenix-based...

Spearmint LOVE to host free “civic dinner” with Facebook for small...

Local Phoenix business Spearmint LOVE is hosting a civic dinner with Facebook on Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, at Warehouse 215 at Bentley Projects for Phoenix’s small businesses...

Local Business Consulting Firm Expands to Florida

Locally based RCG Valuation & Monetization has expanded to the Southeast Coast with a new branch office located in Aventura, Fla. After two years...

Final Week to Register for Arizona Walking Challenge

It’s time to dust off your kicks and get ready for the 2019 Arizona Walking Challenge (https://www.workplacewalkingchallenge.com/arizona/), the second annual friendly business-to-business competition designed...

The Velvet Handcuffs Book – Hot off the Press!

The Velvet Handcuffs Breaking Free of Corporate America.  Authored by Bob Wallace, MBA  Overview This newly published book delivers meaningful and useful tools to break out...

Locally Based Amerisleep Adds Three Showrooms in Texas

Amerisleep, the Scottsdale-based company that produces eco-friendly mattresses, adjustable beds and accessories, has opened three locations in the Houston area. Initially starting as an...

Zoma Launches Performance-Enhancing Sleep System to Help Athletes Recover Faster

Zoma has launched its inaugural product line featuring the Zoma Sports Mattress, Zoma Pillow and Durable Foundation. Each are carefully crafted to optimize performance...

Copper Reflections Offering Art Jewelry Designed by World Famous Master Painters

Last a few years, we have been co-operating with artists and make their paintings on art jewelry. They have been selling their own art...

Locally Based Financial Institution Provides Scholarships for First-generation College Students

TruWest® Credit Union and Mesa Community College (MCC) are excited to announce their partnership to support success in higher education and financial literacy of...

YogaSix Brings Specialized Experience to Scottsdale in Fall 2019

YogaSix, a boutique yoga brand that offers a broad range of heated and non-heated yoga classes, boot camp style fitness classes and meditation, will...

Apparel Company Launches in Phoenix

A new clothing company, that also brings more awareness on the importance of conservation, recently launched in the Valley. Justin Renninger and Jason Ingersoll...

Art Jewelry by Copper Reflections Artisans

We have been expanding on our art jewelry using the famous paintings of world-renowned painters and making them on bracelets, earrings, rings, hair clips...
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