PV Mall JCPenny cashier Jacalyn Thompson wins $5K reward package

Jacalyn Thompson, a cashier at the Paradise Valley Mall JCPenney, was one of eight associates company-wide to receive a $5,000 reward package. “I’m proud to award Jacalyn Thompson with this special opportunity as she worked hard to deliver strong customer service to shoppers throughout the holiday season,” Veronica Yates, general manager of the JCPenney at […]

Pipeline AZ launches online career site in Maricopa County

Pipeline AZ, a career exploration tool funded by the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority, has officially launched in the Arizona market. Dedicated to keeping top talent in the state, Pipeline AZ focuses on connecting job seekers with local pathways to education or directly to employment that specifically matches personal skills and interests, according to a […]

RED secures Sam Fox Restaurant at Block 23 in downtown Phoenix

Rapid construction is occurring as Block 23 in downtown Phoenix continues to take shape. According to a press release, RED Development has announced its first restaurant tenant, Blanco Tacos & Tequila, a Fox Restaurant Concept that will open at the mixed-use destination by the end of the year. As the sixth location for the brand, […]

YMCA helps furloughed federal workers

The YMCA is offering free membership access to Valley residents affected by the government shutdown. According to the Office of Personnel Management, there are more than 55,000 federal workers in Arizona. “We are thinking of our federal employees and their families during this tough time,” said Peyton Tune, COO of the Valley of the Sun […]

Paradise Valley gym programs match federal guidelines for active children

Professionals at a Paradise Valley gym encourage parents of young children to heed the advice of guidelines recently issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “For parents of preschoolers and young children, the new guidelines may appear to be re-stating the obvious: Young children need to be active,” Gwendolyn Whitfill of The […]

Campaign to focus on breakthrough research to prevent new HIV transmissions

With December being AIDS Awareness month, Phoenix-based Aunt Rita’s Foundation is launching the U=U initiative in Arizona. U=U stands for “Undetectable equals Untransmittable” and uses the hashtags #UequalsU and #U=U. Much has changed since HIV/AIDS was first diagnosed in the 1980’s, according to a press release. Thanks to advances in treatment, the Centers for Disease […]

Childhelp kicks off 60th anniversary at Annual Drive the Dream Gala

Childhelp, the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit advocating for abused and neglected children, will be celebrating their Diamond Jubilee at the 15th Annual Childhelp Drive the Dream Gala on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Phoenician Resort. Commemorating “60 Years of Miracles,” this sparkling celebration will mark a significant triumph for Childhelp and the children and […]

Xavier Mothers’ Guild to host Scholarship Fashion Show

The Xavier College Preparatory Mothers’ Guild will present its 2019 Scholarship Fashion Show Friday, March 8 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort, 5350 E. Marriott Drive in Phoenix. This year’s theme is “Legacy,” acknowledging 75 years of educating high school girls while moving toward our centenary celebration in 2043. The legacy lives on in […]

NAI Horizon announces sales information in Scottsdale, Phoenix

The $14 million investment acquisition of Deer Valley Center in Phoenix and three land sales around Scottsdale and Phoenix totaling approximately $4.7 million highlight recent deals closed by NAI Horizon professionals. Lane Neville, Barbara Lloyd and Logan Crum negotiated the sale of a retail property, representing the buyer, 29 Bell, LLC, for $14 million. The […]

Shannon Shields is named Gatorade Arizona Volleyball Player of the Year

The Gatorade Company names Shannon Shields of Xavier College Prep its 2018-19 Gatorade Arizona Volleyball Player of the Year. Miss. Shields is the fourth Gatorade Arizona Volleyball Player of the Year to be chosen from Xavier College Prep, according to a press release. In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, […]