ZONTA CLUB OF CASA GRANDE VALLEY TO CELEBRATE 70 YEARS

Summary by Anne Lewis, a current member of the Zonta Club of CGV The Zonta Club of Casa Grande Valley is an active and dynamic organization of business and professional women dedicated to advancing the status of women and children both locally and globally. We support our community through service, fundraising, and advocacy. We also … Read More…

Coolidge, Arizona – Winter 2017

As Mayor of the City of Coolidge, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our city – home of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Coolidge is located in the heart of Pinal County and one of Arizona’s key commerce corridors. This past couple of years has been exciting and we have accomplished a … Read More…

Lucid Motors Announces Electric Car Plant in Casa Grande

Watch the announcement video – Note: There were difficulties in getting the video to stream, causing a black-screen delay. The ceremony starts at 9:25 minutes. Casa Grande Mayor Bob Jackson’s statement is at 28:40 minutes.   Lucid Motors, a California company that has transitioned itself from a battery maker to electric car manufacturer, announced Tuesday that is is building a car manufacturing … Read More…

Coolidge, Arizona – Spring 2017

It is my pleasure once again to write about our great City of Coolidge. 2017 has begun as one of the most busy and fruitful times for our city.  Our strategic location between Phoenix and Tucson has attracted many investors and high profile businesses to the area.  An inland port is planned for the southeastern … Read More…

HAPPY SMALL BUSINESS HOLIDAYS

Can a small retailer survive realizing half of its annual revenue in Q4? by Jim Rhodes, Business Advocate Perhaps the title for this piece should actually begin “Can a small retailer actually earn half of its revenues in Q4?” An old retail business adage suggests that they earn 50 percent of their revenues in the fourth quarter … Read More…

EMPLOYERS SHOULD KNOW

by Denis Fitzgibbons, Fitzgibbons Law Offices Paid sick leave requirement goes into effect July 1 When Arizona voters passed Proposition 206 in November, much attention was focused on increasing the state’s minimum wage to $10 per hour. However, of greater concern to many employers is Prop. 206’s other provision: mandatory paid sick leave. Effective July … Read More…

NEW ARIZONA LAW HELPS AVOID EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION

by Tina Vannucci & Denis Fitzgibbons, Fitzgibbons Law Offices Many Arizona businesses struggle with determining whether to classify some of their workers as employees or independent contractors. Making the right determination is important, as a misclassification can incur costly penalties and liabilities for failure to pay overtime wages and employment taxes and to provide workers … Read More…

SUPPORT CASA GRANDE’S ECONOMIC HEALTH

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Shop at local businesses A healthy community isn’t just about the health of the citizens of the community; it also means the mental, physical, spiritual and economic health of the community. Let’s talk about the economic health of our community. Have you ever considered how you, … Read More…