Businesses Strive to Keep Resilient

  by Renée Louzon-Benn, Executive Director, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce The Chamber is the sum of its parts — business members. Our part in the economic development of Casa Grande is to represent the interests of business when working with our fellow economic-development partners helping to create, maintain and grow financial stability. We … Read More…

9 Estate Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

by Ann F. Schrooten, Estate Planning and Probate Attorney, Fitzgibbons Law Offices Many people are using their stay-at-home time to tackle important projects they had been putting off, including creating or updating their estate planning documents. Estate planning is a complicated process, and every estate plan has unique features. Many of the common estate planning … Read More…

How to Get Forgiveness for PPP Loans

by Blake Herzog As more Pinal County small businesses get ready to submit documentation proving they have met the terms of their Paycheck Protection Program loans, Golden Corridor LIVING is providing information from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to help them find the proper channels to do so. The federal Paycheck Protection Program was … Read More…

Casa Grande is Open for Business

by Renée Louzon-Benn, Executive Director, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Here we are, in a fresh, new year! In the past, the Chamber has held the Home, Health & Garden Show in January to highlight the great businesses, community and lifestyle we enjoy in Casa Grande. We still have great businesses, community and lifestyle … Read More…

CAC Creates Success with Business Partners

by Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing Central Arizona College is providing innovative training and opportunities for companies to upskill their employees to ensure that Pinal County has a strong workforce. In 2019, CAC, in partnership with Pima Community College and the Maricopa Community College District, received the Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Model in … Read More…

A Different Kind of Wealth Management Guides Us Now

by Renée Louzon-Benn, President, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce As we near the holiday season and look forward to the new year, it is both a time of endings and beginnings. It’s often been said that the holidays should not be about spending money on gifts and receiving gifts, although both are true. It’s … Read More…

Wealth Management Isn’t Just for the 1%

The words “wealth management” imply that it’s a service or activity for people with high net worth — a lot of dough to spend or invest. But it’s the middle-class families and retirees on down who really need it, simply because they don’t have as much wealth to spare. There are many important steps you … Read More…

Leadership Found in All Corners of CG

by Renée Louzon-Benn, President, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce The impact the pandemic has had on communities, business owners, employees and individuals has called on many to be leaders. Some are born or became leaders early in their lives while others take on the mantle of leadership in their own ways, even if they … Read More…

Not Business as Usual: Pandemic-Caused Breaches of Contract

By David A. Fitzgibbons III Force majeure, “acts of God” and the “doctrine of impossibility” are among the old or seldom-used legal concepts in modern times that can provide a defense for breach of contract – but the bar for those defenses is set very high. With the COVID-19 pandemic having forced many Arizona businesses … Read More…

Your Education and Renewal Never Have to End

by Renée Louzon-Benn, President, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Every day provides opportunities for us to learn something new. It may be learning a new program at work or from information shared at a meeting or even through a class we are taking. That’s the great thing about knowledge and understanding — they can … Read More…