Everything’s Groovy in Casa Grande

by Renée Louzon-Benn, President, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Casa Grande has been my community-of-choice for more than 24 years. I moved to Mesa, Arizona 26 years ago from a small town in the smallest state. I was a bit overwhelmed living in a huge city – which like any urban metropolis offers invisibility … Read More…

Is Your Customer List a Trade Secret?

by Denis M. Fitzgibbons Your business owns information critical to your success, and you need to protect it from competitors and other outsiders. However, not everything you think is confidential is protected as a trade secret. In its 2013 Calisi ruling, the Arizona Court of Appeals provided useful criteria for what constitutes trade secret protection. … Read More…

2019 Pinal 40 Scholarship Awards

The 2019 Pinal 40 scholarships were presented at an awards event in Casa Grande on June 5. Each of the agricultural scholarships has a value of $2,000 or $3,000, with a combined value of $50,000. Sixteen of the twenty-two recipients attended the presentation ceremony. Congratulations to all of the scholarship winners! Applicants are required to … Read More…

Honoring Pinal County Veterans

by Donna Stadum, Secretary, Pinal County Veterans Memorial Foundation The Pinal County Veterans Memorial Foundation was established in 2010 by retired Pinal County Sheriff Frank Reyes and late Casa Grande Attorney Thomas McCarville. Our Mission Statement reads: To Build a Memorial to Honor all Pinal County Veterans who have made the Ultimate Sacrifice. The intention … Read More…

Workforce Skills in Development

County Working To Guarantee Skilled Workforce Locally Available by Tim Kanavel, Program Manager, Pinal County Economic Development It’s no secret our entire nation is experiencing a severe lack of a skilled workforce at all levels in the private and public sector. The question placed upon us in Pinal County is how to handle this problem? … Read More…

CASA GRANDE NEON SIGN PARK NOW OPEN

by Rina Rien, Director, Casa Grande Main Street Casa Grande Main Street is pleased to announce the April 13 opening of Casa Grande’s Neon Sign Park in Historic Downtown In fall 2017, Casa Grande Main Street placed second in a national online voting campaign to win $144,000 to build the Casa Grande Neon Sign Park. … Read More…