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COMMISSION PICKS Governor Janet Napolitano named Victor Flores, David Cavazos, Michelle Angie, Jose Carrera Jr., Edward Celaya, Forge de los Santos, George Diaz, Margie Emmermann, Jan Lesher, Todd Sanders, Kurt Tingley, Janice Miller, Wendy Vitori and Lyn White to the Arizona-Mexico Commission board of directors. For more info, visit www.azmc.org.   ASU PROMOTES ASU has […]

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Toyota Entrepreneur of the Month

Toyota Entrepreneur of the Month

Jorge Quintero discovered his fascination with hi tech as a teen-ager working in a Radio Shack store. From that spark Quintero has taken his love of technology and engineered a successful career, founding Scottsdale-based QCM Technologies in 2001. “The cutting edge of technology is really our business,” Quintero explains. QCM Technologies is an IBM product […]

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TUCSON HISPANIC CHAMBER LAUNCHES NET TV SITE

The Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce launched a new Internet television network, www.tucsonhispanicchamber.tv, which will feature business news and pay-per-view business training. The site currently has video showing a welcome from Chamber President/CEO Tomas Leon, Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup’s state of the city address, reports from an immigration-reform Town Hall for businesspeople, and tips for […]

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AHCC POWER BREAKFASTS

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host Network Building Breakfasts on June 27, July 25 and Aug. 29. These are the chamber’s newest networking events, scheduled from 7-9 a.m., designed to allow attendees to build their professional networks through an interactive forum. Fee: $10 for nonmembers, free for members. A continental breakfast will be […]

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LAT TV GROWS

LatinAmerican Broadcasting, Inc. has entered into an affiliate agreement with the Equity Media Holdings Corporation that will allow the Houston-based Spanish-language broadcasting network to launch its programs in 22 more markets. This allows LAT TV, as it’s called, to come closer to its goal of becoming a full broadcast network covering 70 percent of viewers […]

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SUCCESS WORKSHOP

The Small Business Development Center is holding a workshop, Starting a Successful Business, on June 7 from 2-4 p.m. at the Arizona Small Business Association headquarters, 4130, E. Van Buren St., Ste. 150, Phoenix. Starting a Successful Business is a two-hour overview program designed for entrepreneurs who are contemplating starting a business. Course topics include:  […]

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PHOENIX TOPS IN JOB GROWTH

The Phoenix area is No.1 for new jobs. ASU’s Blue Chip Job Growth Update ranks the area first among the nation’s largest metro markets for employment growth between February 2007 and February 2006. Phoenix metro’s 4.8 percent increase in total nonagricultural employment represents 89,200 new jobs. Michigan remains in last place, with a 1 percent […]

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SCORE WORKSHOP

On June 16, from 9 a.m.-noon, SCORE will present a workshop on How to Buy or Sell a Business. Learn from a CPA and a business broker how to determine the value of an ongoing business, negotiate the transaction, finance the purchase, take the most advantageous tax position and protect yourself after the sale. The […]

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MINORITY REPORT

MINORITY REPORT

Minorities in Business: A Demographic Review of Minority Business Owners is out and presents a snapshot of minority business ownership in 2002. Data are compiled from the 2002 U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons. The Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration report concludes:  In 2002 (latest data), Asians […]

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CELEBRATION OF THANKS

The Golden Gate Community Center, 1625 N. 39th Ave. in Phoenix held a renovation celebration to thank donors for $500,000 that financed remodeling  work, including a 1,600-square-foot building addition, roof and evaporative cooler repairs, new air conditioning, a new gym floor, and fencing. The community center has served the surrounding area for 70 years. For […]

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