A LOOK BACK AT 2017

by Jon Thompson, Mayor, City of Coolidge I wanted to take the opportunity this month to discuss our city’s great achievements over the course of the year. My praise for city staff continues as I watch our community transform into a vibrant, well-rounded place to call home. I would also like to thank our wonderful … Read More…

ELOY: MOVING FORWARD

by Joel G. Belloc, Mayor, City of Eloy With the start of the new year, I wanted to take the opportunity this month to discuss our city’s recent achievements. My praise for city staff continues as I watch our community create a foundation for a vibrant place to call home. Our councilmembers pride themselves on … Read More…

NEW DIRECTORY WILL HELP YOU SHOP LOCAL

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Your Chamber is a valuable resource If you are looking for a painter, landscaper or locations for buying materials to tackle that home project, look no further than the 2018 Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Business Directory & Community Guide, or check out the … Read More…

WHAT’S UP DOWNTOWN

by Rina Rien, Director, Casa Grande Main Street They can park 150 classic cars in perfect harmony, fend off bee attacks at the food court and empty APS trash boxes with a single bound. If Historic Downtown is the heart of Casa Grande, then our volunteers set the rhythm that keeps it beating. From merchant … Read More…

THINK REGIONAL

by Evelyn Casuga, 2nd VP, Pinal Alliance for Economic Growth and Sr. Advisor-Community Relations, Office of the President, Central Arizona College At the upcoming Pinal Alliance for Economic Growth Annual meeting in February, we have a unique opportunity to hear from our state and regional economic development neighbors, whose organizations are primary catalysts driving Arizona’s … Read More…

WHAT’S UP DOWNTOWN

by Rina Rien, Director, Casa Grande Main Street Sandwiched in between the barrage of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” holiday promotions is a little thing called “Small Business Saturday.” On Thanksgiving weekend, when the official shopping season is supposed to begin, this quiet little event takes place. Unfortunately, one day does not a season make, … Read More…

CELEBRATING CASA GRANDE

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Happy Holidays. When thinking about the holidays, don’t forget to save time and energy and support our local merchants! I have said this time and time again – when you spend your money in Casa Grande, you are investing in the future for you and … Read More…

SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Your tax dollars at work by Bryan Harris, Ed.D, Director of Professional Development & Public Relations, Casa Grande Elementary School District The City of Casa Grande has a long and proud history of supporting public education. That tradition was continued in November 2016 with a passage of a voter-approved bond sale to support the reconstruction … Read More…