TIPS FOR WORKPLACE HEALTH & WELLNESS

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce We all can fall into the workplace routine of sitting or standing in one position too long and even skipping lunch during the workday.  I am fortunate that my work at the chamber allows me the opportunity to move around in the office and also … Read More…

NEW TAX LAW PROVIDES INCREASED ESTATE-PLANNING OPPORTUNITIES

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law on Dec. 22, includes significant changes to the federal gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax laws. by Ann F. Schrooten, Estate Planning Attorney, Fitzgibbons Law Offices Each U.S. citizen or resident is allowed a lifetime exclusion amount that may be used to shelter from gift and … Read More…

WHAT’S UP DOWNTOWN

by Rina Rien, Director, Casa Grande Main Street Spring blooms with color and new arts and cultural experiences in your Historic Downtown. Here are a few recent additions and coming attractions to look forward to: NEW ARTS DESTINATIONS OPEN DOWNTOWN Assuage Art & Photo Gallery is now open in The Casa Grande Plaza on 4th … Read More…

GET READY NOW FOR WEEKEND COLLEGE AT CAC

by Angela Askey, Executive Director of Public Relations & Marketing, Central Arizona College Now is the time to begin preparing for the new Central Arizona College Weekend College cohort that will begin in August 2018. Weekend College offers convenient class meeting times on Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday morning from … Read More…

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES, REVISITED

They Are Vital For Economic Development by Evelyn Casuga, 2nd VP, Pinal Alliance for Economic Growth and Sr. Advisor-Community Relations, Office of the President, Central Arizona College This article was printed in spring 2016, and seemed appropriate to revisit in the health and wellness issue again as it relates to communities and economic development. A … Read More…

A LOOK BACK AT 2017

by Jon Thompson, Mayor, City of Coolidge I wanted to take the opportunity this month to discuss our city’s great achievements over the course of the year. My praise for city staff continues as I watch our community transform into a vibrant, well-rounded place to call home. I would also like to thank our wonderful … Read More…

ELOY: MOVING FORWARD

by Joel G. Belloc, Mayor, City of Eloy With the start of the new year, I wanted to take the opportunity this month to discuss our city’s recent achievements. My praise for city staff continues as I watch our community create a foundation for a vibrant place to call home. Our councilmembers pride themselves on … Read More…

NEW DIRECTORY WILL HELP YOU SHOP LOCAL

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Your Chamber is a valuable resource If you are looking for a painter, landscaper or locations for buying materials to tackle that home project, look no further than the 2018 Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Business Directory & Community Guide, or check out the … Read More…

WHAT’S UP DOWNTOWN

by Rina Rien, Director, Casa Grande Main Street They can park 150 classic cars in perfect harmony, fend off bee attacks at the food court and empty APS trash boxes with a single bound. If Historic Downtown is the heart of Casa Grande, then our volunteers set the rhythm that keeps it beating. From merchant … Read More…

THINK REGIONAL

by Evelyn Casuga, 2nd VP, Pinal Alliance for Economic Growth and Sr. Advisor-Community Relations, Office of the President, Central Arizona College At the upcoming Pinal Alliance for Economic Growth Annual meeting in February, we have a unique opportunity to hear from our state and regional economic development neighbors, whose organizations are primary catalysts driving Arizona’s … Read More…