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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

At the Peoria Chamber of Commerce’s 100th anniversary and awards banquet on June 14, Peoria Mayor Cathy Carlat announced Huntington University Arizona as this year’s Mayor’s Award recipient.

Welcome back readers! Please enjoy another edition of Business Briefcase! This week there is a nice variety of things going on in Peoria including new businesses, relocations and a networking event, so let’s get right to it.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Important information and referrals for financial, health care, child development, nutrition services and more will be offered at the new Community Assistance Resource Center in Peoria.

Monday, June 24, 2019
Saturday, June 22, 2019

Thompson Thrift Retail Group has begun construction on the first phase of Sunrise Promenade, an 8.5-acre retail project located just south of the southeast corner of Lake Pleasant and Happy Valley.

Friday, June 21, 2019

After nearly half a year of searching for leads, twin brothers from Peoria have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at Sugar n Spice, a bakery located in Goodyear.

Hello, Peoria! Welcome back to another week of Business Briefcase, a brief weekly report on business news around Peoria for readers like you to stay updated on what’s new in the area.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Peoria City Council voted at a recent meeting to amend city code and enact the new statewide hands-free law, which prohibits the use of portable wireless communication devices while driving.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019

In May, Cape Powers was named the new director for Peoria’s water services department, where he will oversee more than 90 employees and a $38 million budget for the city.

Saturday, June 15, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019

The city of Peoria has settled a lawsuit with the alleged fourth victim of a former city worker who was convicted in 2009 of inappropriate conduct with several other minors.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

It’s difficult to describe what fatherhood means to me. Being a father is more of a feeling. It’s a mixture of overwhelming happiness and pride. How you feel when your child achieves a goal or the pain you feel when they are hurting. You are a part of their journey. I want to protect and kee…

Weichert, Realtors-Peak Performance is looking to help individuals who are thinking about buying their first home or are contemplating using a licensed real estate agent to help sell a house.

The Peoria Unified School District governing board voted to adopt a resolution ordering all matters necessary for a 15% maintenance and operations (M&O) budget override election to be held on Tuesday, November 5.

The Arizona Family College Savings Program (AZ 529) recently presented two giant checks in the amount of $529 to the latest young recipients of future college savings plans.

Have you noticed that some people are just naturally likable? They find it easy. Other people may not have the intangible of likability; however, with a little awareness of likability, can be just as likable as those who find it easy. Here’s a story of likability in action.

With the Peoria Police Department’s K-9 unit limited to patrol and drug detection, officers are looking to expand the services they provide by acquiring an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) dog.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Mazda 6 is an excellent sedan. It offers practical utility, sport performance, and a reasonable starting price of $22,000. The particular car we test drove was their Signature edition. It is supposed to be loaded with all the standard features, though we were charged extra for two items.

Hello, Peoria! Welcome to Business Briefcase, a brief weekly report on business news to keep readers updated on all the great happenings around the city. News will include construction, grand openings/unveilings, closings, networking-centric events for people to mingle within the business co…

Abrazo Health is planning its annual Healthy Over Hungry cereal drive, and this year the challenge has been issued: donate enough healthy cereal to fill the office of Abrazo Arrowhead Campus Chief Operating Officer Omar Pineda.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Monday, June 10, 2019

Parents often wonder how they can help their children stay occupied during the summer. Reading programs are standard for the summer, but there are kids’ classes, local entertainment facilities and ballpark events that parents may not know about.

Saturday, June 08, 2019
Friday, June 07, 2019
Thursday, June 06, 2019

We live in a world full of blame shifting. Most of us struggle with accepting responsibility for our mistakes and choices. We don’t like to lose face. With one misstep we could end up on a Yelp! page or Trip Advisor or someone’s blog in social media. We could lose an election or be disqualif…

Those looking for a fun way to stay cool with the kids this summer should look no further than The Rush Fun Park, an indoor children’s amusement park.

The Peoria Unified School District governing board voted to adopt a resolution ordering all matters necessary for a 15% maintenance and operations (M&O) budget override election to be held on Tuesday, November 5.

Restoring economic vitality, building public spaces and improving the image of Peoria’s historic Old Town neighborhood were among the topics discussed at the recent Old Town community meeting.

According to the articles of incorporation document on file with the State of Arizona, June 30, 1919, is the date the Peoria Chamber of Commerce officially came into existence.

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