KEEPING IT LOCAL MAKES SENSE

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Happy 2019! Have you made a resolution for the new year? Even if you have, I’d like to encourage you to make another resolution to support our community in 2019. You can attend events in the area, support the theater and arts, volunteer in one … Read More…

Run or Walk — You Can Do It!

by Kaitee Doll-Bell, Director of the Foundation & Volunteer Services, Banner Casa Grande Medical Center We need help from our incredible community! We are looking to register another 700 participants for Casa Grande Community Hospital Foundation’s 6th annual 5K & Half Marathon and 1-mile walk. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 2 … Read More…

What’s Developing in Eloy

A Global View of What’s Going On by Mark Benner, CEO, Eloy Chamber of Commerce Much is happening in our city with many new projects taking the spotlight. Our new City Hall, for example, is right on schedule and should be open near the end of March. In the near future, Eloy will initiate the … Read More…

New Business Registry Program Makes Life Easier for Business Owners

by Jennifer Brown, Director of Administrative Services, City Manager’s Office Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the City of Maricopa will debut its new Business Registry Program (BRP), eliminating the requirement for residents to carry a business license while operating a business in the City. Enacted in 2017, the state’s Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) covered the majority … Read More…

WE NEED EACH OTHER: SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce We all need to be reminded the services we enjoy and expect in Casa Grande are supported by a portion of the city retail sales tax collected each time purchases are made within our city limits. A portion of the retail tax comes back to … Read More…

WHY RIVER CRUISING?

Why not? Many of us have experienced cruising on massive ocean liners, along with 5,000 other passengers. River cruises are an excellent way to visit smaller, less traveled destinations. Why should you choose a river cruise over an ocean cruise? The size of the ships. Most river ships hold under 200 passengers, compared to 5,000 … Read More…

EMPLOYERS & EMPLOYEES: ARE YOU READY?

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Do you know your neighbors? Do you know what is happening in our community? Let’s talk to one another more often, don’t always depend on social media. I recall the television ad relating a dating scenario: the message from the ad was “just because something … Read More…

NEON SIGN PARK UPDATE

by Rina Rien, Director, Casa Grande Main Street Last fall, Casa Grande Main Street placed second in a national online voting campaign to win $144,000 to build the Casa Grande Neon Sign Park. This project is supported by a grant from the American Express Partners in Preservation program, a partnership of the National Trust for … Read More…