DO I REALLY NEED RENTERS INSURANCE?

by Cindy Garcia, Licensed Insurance Agent with ROX Casa Grande Insurance A recent study has revealed most people who rent apartments or homes will not have a Renters Insurance Policy unless the landlord requires one. This raises the question, “Do I really need Renters Insurance?” To find the answer to this question, we need to define Renters … Read More…

PINAL COUNTY TOWN HALL FOCUSES ON TRANSPORTATION

by Donna McBride “Linking Transportation: Paving the Way to Economic Growth” is the theme for the 29th Annual Pinal County Town Hall. Approximately 150 delegates are expected to attend the informative sessions being held at Robson Ranch in Eloy on Thursday, Oct. 6. Now in its 29th year, Town Hall has embraced a variety of … Read More…

Arizona Department of Housing Announces “Pathway to Purchase” Home Loan Program to Creditworthy Arizonans

Program Features Down Payment Assistance to Homebuyers The Arizona Department of Housing acting jointly with the Arizona Home Foreclosure Prevention Funding Corporation (AHFPFC) announced that it has launched Pathway to Purchase, a new loan program for Arizonans statewide looking to become homeowners in select cities. “With the escalating increase in rents, many creditworthy renters are … Read More…

A FAMILY LAW CONUNDRUM: MEDICAL MARIJUANA USE AND PARENTING TIME

How do our judges balance a parent’s legal use of marijuana while caring for young children and impaired judgment stemming from its use? by Richard L. Scholz, Attorney Licensed possession and use of medical marijuana has been legal in Arizona since 2011. It is generally accepted that, for certain health-related issues, marijuana provides pain relief. … Read More…

EDUCATING THE SELF-SUSTAINING CITIZEN

by Jim Rhodes, Business Advocate My wife Debra and I are about to enter our second year of teaching in the Jobs For Life training program at the Mondo Anaya Community Center at Seeds of Hope.  Mark Vanderheyden, executive director of Seeds of Hope, gave us the opportunity. Jobs for Life is a prescriptive employment … Read More…

COME ON IN!

by: Kay Kerby and Sarah Campbell Everything about this home says “Welcome.” From the wide, curving sidewalk to the covered entry and beautiful wood double doors topped with a lovely arched window enhanced with stained glass, this home just begs you to enter and enjoy. The classically-designed foyer dividing the formal living room and dining … Read More…

WISE WORDS ON LEADERSHIP

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Although this issue highlights women in leadership, I would like to share quotes on leadership with you for men and women and all ages. I have learned a great deal from these guiding principles and continually remind myself to practice what I have learned. Hopefully, … Read More…