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MAHC and EVHBA to host free business symposium

BRIEFS Young professionals get their own GPCC board The Astorgas to chair Crozier Gala GoGreen Conference comes to Phoenix How entrepreneurs can keep Uncle Sam happy The Mesa Association of Hispanic Citizens (MAHC) and the East Valley Hispanic Business Alliance (EVHBA) are hosting the 7th Annual East Valley Minority and Small Business Symposium, “Juntos …We Build […]




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Budget cuts impinge on jobs, water supply

BRIEFS We need the sun, too Veterans needed for veterans In normal conditions, a human can only last a few days without water and in extreme conditions, just a few hours. Water is essential to life, right? So one would think the Arizona Department of Water Resources (DWR) would be of utmost priority. DWR is […]




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We need the sun, too

We need the sun, too

BRIEFS Budget cuts impinge on jobs, water supply Veterans needed for veterans Arizona is cut out for storing solar energy, and lots of it. What better place to test solar-energy storage technology than here? Tucson’s Solon Corp. will join forces with Tucson Electric Power Co. (TEP) and the University of Arizona Research Institute for Solar […]




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Veterans needed for veterans

BRIEFS Budget cuts impinge on jobs, water supply We need the sun, too Hospice of the Valley (HOV) was founded in 1977 as a nonprofit organization by a group of citizens that shared a vision about a new way of caring for the dying. Today, it’s one of the largest and oldest hospices in the […]




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SRP increase rebates for energy efficiency

SRP increase rebates for energy efficiency

BRIEFS It takes $250K to raise Junior Health insurance not so assuring Habitat for Humanity opens ReStore Own a business? Want to lower your electric bills and decrease your carbon footprint (i.e., do your part for the environment)? Salt River Project (SRP) is offering more than $11 million in energy-efficiency rebates for businesses of all […]




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It takes $250K to raise Junior

It takes $250K to raise Junior

Back in 1960, the Department of Agriculture released its first report on Expenditures on Children by Families. The report indicated that at the time (about 50 years ago), a middle-income family could have expected to spend $25,230 ($185,856 in 2010 dollars) to raise a child through age 17. Break it down and it equals about […]




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Health insurance not so assuring

Health insurance not so assuring

According to a recent University of Arizona study published online by the American Journal of Public Health, being insured does not alleviate the odds of accruing medical debt when taking age, income and health status into account. BRIEFS SRP increase rebates for energy efficiency It takes $250K to raise Junior Habitat for Humanity opens ReStore […]




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Habitat for Humanity opens ReStore

Habitat for Humanity opens ReStore

Goodyear has a new shopping destination for great home improvement deals: ReStore, Habitat for Humanity’s 19,000-square-foot hub for new and almost-new discounted appliances, building materials, furniture, and other items sold at well below the retail price. BRIEFS SRP increase rebates for energy efficiency It takes $250K to raise Junior Health insurance not so assuring Not […]




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