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…

TAX VICTORY FOR ARIZONA AGRICULTURE

by David A. Fitzgibbons III, Fitzgibbons Law Offices In a recent private taxpayer ruling, the Arizona Department of Revenue determined that purchases of certain irrigation systems for commercial purposes are exempt from Arizona’s transaction privilege tax, commonly referred to as “sales tax.” In its ruling, the Department of Revenue determined that such purchases are covered … Read More…

WE NEED SKILLED LEADERS

  by Lynn Parsons, Executive Director, Coolidge Chamber of Commerce Leadership is something you learn as well as earn. It is a skill you develop over your lifetime. There is no leadership style best for everyone and all situations. The more you understand the basic characteristics of leadership, the more you will incorporate them in … Read More…

LET’S WORK TOGETHER

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…

EMPLOYER ALERT: ICE INSPECTION NOTICES AND SUBPOENAS

by Ed van Vianen and Denis Fitzgibbons, Fitzgibbons Law Offices, Casa Grande The federal government imposes strict requirements on employers in verifying their workers’ employment eligibility – and tough penalties for employers who fail to comply. In the normal routine of businesses, employers have a lot to worry about – including attracting customers, managing employees, … Read More…

FOUNDATION RAISING FUNDS TO MAKE VETERANS MEMORIAL A REALITY

The Pinal County Veterans Memorial Foundation was established in 2010 by retired Pinal County Sheriff Frank Reyes and retired Casa Grande Attorney Thomas McCarville. The mission statement reads: To Build a Memorial to Honor all Pinal County Veterans who have made the Ultimate Sacrifice. The intention behind the memorial is to create a site of … Read More…

MARKETING 101

by Robin Layton Whether you are celebrating your ribbon cutting today or you’ve been in business for 20 years, the right approach to marketing is what will keep your business afloat for decades to come. Marketing doesn’t need to be a daunting task. There are just two kinds of strategies to consider: Branding and direct … Read More…

ELOY ARIZONA

THE INTERSECTION OF VALUE, LOCATION AND OPPORTUNITY WWW.ELOYAZ.GOV LINK TO FULL ELOY CITY GUIDE: https://issuu.com/raxxdirect/docs/living_mag_gl_summer18/35 Welcome! On behalf of our Mayor and City Council, I am pleased to introduce you to the City of Eloy, Arizona and the attributes that make our city an outstanding environment for economic investment. We cordially invite you to peruse this … Read More…