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  • Boot, Bang , BOOM - Military Assistance Mission (MAM) invites you to join the cause!

    Boot, Bang , BOOM!Military Assistance Mission (MAM) invites you to join the cause!July 4th is an amazing day to celebrate our great nation with BBQs, parades and spending times with our loved ones. It is also a great time to show appreciation to our military. This year, Military Assistance Mission (MAM) will be sponsoring Boot, Bang, BOOM. This campaign will allow you to show support by offering d ... Read More

  • Beat the Heat with Fan Favorite Menu Items and New Wines at Giuseppe’s on 28th

    Beat the Heat with Fan Favorite Menu Items and New Wines at Giuseppe’s on 28th When the heat is on in the Valley of the Sun, diners often seek out light and refreshing dishes that tantalize the taste buds and are not too heavy. Giuseppe’s on 28th features many menu unique menu items that will satisfy those looking for some lighter fare this summer. Salads at Giuseppe’s include insalada mista ... Read More

  • Phoenix Resident Johnny Rosen’s 1961 Pink Imperial Crown Coupe, Rare Tibetan Thangka and More in J. Levine Auction

    Phoenix Resident Johnny Rosen’s 1961 Pink Imperial Crown Coupe, Rare Tibetan Thangka & More in J. Levine Auction3-Day auction set for June 23-25 and features multiple fine estate collectiblesBy Lynette Carrington and Photos by Amanda Dickey. Photo of Johnny Rosen with ‘Prudence’ by Antoine GedroycNo one can ever say Johnny Rosen lacks passion. The 70 year-old north Phoenix resident and f ... Read More

  • Legacy Documentaries by Dimension 5 Productions Are Fully Customizable

    Legacy Documentaries by Dimension 5 Productions Are Fully CustomizableWhen preserving the legacy of an individual or family, what better way to document than with video. Using video documentation in vivid color and in the own words of those most closely associated with someone; the memories and stories will spring to life! Dimension 5 Productions provides Legacy Documentaries that serve as a livin ... Read More

  • Energy Solutions Offers an Exceptional Way to Insulate Your Home

    Energy Solutions Offers an Exceptional Way to Insulate Your Home Arizona has great weather for most of the year, but the summer heat and occasional desert cold snaps can wreak havoc on a home’s energy bill. In fact, in Arizona it is not uncommon for someone’s electricity bill to more than double (or even triple!) in the summer. Energy Solutions of America offers a way to lower your monthly ene ... Read More

  • The Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc.

    The Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc.The Dr. Steve Abrams Memorial Foundation – PetSavers, Inc. is a unique Arizona-based nonprofit founded in 2015 to provide grants for sick or injured pets that may not get the treatment they need due to pet owners’ financial challenges. The end goal is to prevent Economic Euthanasia and preserve, enhance and prolong the life of cherish ... Read More

  • Verve Wellness Center Welcomes Dr. Lakshmi Nandyala

    Verve Wellness Center Welcomes Dr. Lakshmi NandyalaVerve Wellness Center has been an East Valley destination for those seeking expert and personalized medical care in a beautiful and upscale environment. In addition to chiropractic and massage treatments, patients will find doctors in family practice, internal medicine, general dental, cosmetic dental, oral surgery and endodontics and prosthodonti ... Read More

  • Moxy Tempe Offers Free-Spirited Style and Endless Possibilities at Fun New Location

    Moxy Tempe Offers Free-Spirited Style and Endless Possibilities at Fun New LocationBy Lynette CarringtonLast week I was given a chance to discover Moxy Tempe. The hotel is a Marriott property and recently opened in March 2016. Remarkably, Tempe was chosen as the first Moxy location in the United States! It was so much fun that I simply cannot wait to go back. This is certainly not your granddaddy ... Read More

  • Venezia’s Values its Employees as Much as it Values its Customers

    Venezia’s Values its Employees as Much as it Values its CustomersWhen a restaurant business stands the test of time, it can be attributed to those that are running the company. At Venezia’s Pizzeria, owner Domenick Montanile has brought in management and support talent that can oversee restaurant operations, food quality and customer care in the same way that his parents Frank and Clara Montan ... Read More

  • Helping Hands for Freedom and the Microsoft Store Collaborate for Special Event

    Helping Hands for Freedom and the Microsoft Store Collaborate for Special Event Helping Hands for Freedom is a locally based nonprofit organization that serves families of veterans that do not return from conflict. Recently, the Microsoft Store in Scottsdale was made aware of the nonprofit and the two connected at a special event.Community Development Specialist at the Microsoft Store in Scottsda ... Read More

  • Bella Grace Agency Introduces Sitter Match, a Sitter Solution for the Budget-Minded

    Bella Grace Agency Introduces Sitter Match, a Sitter Solution for the Budget-Minded Founder of Bella Grace Agency and 2014 Nanny of the Year, Sheri Lopez brings her 35 years experience as a nanny to the domestic staffing agency. With safety and exceptional family care at the top of her list of priorities, she established Bella Grace Agency to provide families with exceptional nannies, caregivers a ... Read More

  • Fun Summer Staycations to Help You Beat the Heat

    Fun Summer Staycations to Help You Beat the HeatWhether you don’t have the time to take an extended vacation or you just want to take some time out to enjoy some fabulous local hotels and resorts, Arizona offers some outstanding places to get away from it all without traveling too far! Take a look at some of the deals and excitement we found right here in the Valley:Moxy Hotel Tempe One part hi ... Read More

  • Summer Activities Can Take a Toll On Your Body: 3 Benefits of Regular Massage

    Summer Activities Can Take a Toll On Your Body: 3 Benefits of Regular MassageYour body can take a beating with your busy summer activities. While we all want to have fun in the sun, self-care is important to avoid injury throughout the summer.At last. Summer is here, and your days are filled with nothing but hammocks in the warm breeze, tall glasses of iced tea sipped in the afternoon shade, and a ... Read More

  • Stillwater Insurance Group Provides Stellar Product and Service to Real Estate and Mortgage Industry

    Stillwater Insurance Group Provides Stellar Product and Service to Real Estate and Mortgage IndustryStillwater Insurance Group provides homeowners, landlords, condo/townhome and renters insurance geared towards mortgage and real estate professionals who are busy, on-the-go and need a convenient, affordable and no-hassle way of obtaining a quote and policy for their customers. Marketing Liaison for ... Read More

  • The Dolly Steamboat Brings Magic and Majesty to Canyon Lake

    The Dolly Steamboat Brings Magic and Majesty to Canyon LakeMany people in the Valley know about the Dolly Steamboat – the majestic boat that offers cruises around Canyon Lake.Arizona's World Class Cruise, the Dolly Steamboat is a gorgeous sternwheeler that transports up to 140 passengers on Canyon Lake, taking them through colorful canyons as they enjoy scenic desert vistas and beautiful wildlif ... Read More

  • NAK Productions Covered the Valley and Beyond in May 2016

    NAK Productions Covered the Valley and Beyond in May 2016In May 2016, Nathan Kinkel of NAK Productions was all over the state of Arizona covering a variety of events, businesses and personal profiles. In almost every instance, the video production work was done on-sight, with little to no lead time. This truly speaks to the quality and timeliness of Kinkel’s work. Highlights included doing a fun ... Read More

  • Muhammad Ali, In Memoriam.

    Scottsdale.com, City Brand Media and NAK Productions were present at the 2016 Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night. Little did we know this would be his last year attending the event. Here, we pay homage to a champion, a friend to all and The Greatest who ever lived. ... Read More

  • Dimension 5 Productions Serves Small and Mid-sized Businesses with Video Production

    Dimension 5 Productions Serves Small and Mid-sized Businesses with Video ProductionThe founder of Dimension 5 Productions, Michael Colvin has created a multi-faced company that serves a wide variety of small and mid-sized businesses. As a keen video production artist and director, he is a vivid and engaging storyteller. As a business owner, he is always seeking to add value to other’s businesses ... Read More

  • How I Networked My Way in to Bank of Arizona’s Boardroom

    How I Networked My Way in to Bank of Arizona’s Boardroom You might be wondering if networking really does work. Well, to answer that question, I thought I’d share one of my favorite blogs that I wrote about how I literally networked my way in to getting Bank of Arizona as a sponsor for our NetworkingPhoenix.com Signature Event.In my world, there is not much better than a new business relations ... Read More

  • Elements Massage Features Exceptional Staff

    Elements Massage Features Exceptional StaffA big part of the program excellence at Elements Massage South Mesa is finding and training exceptional massage therapists and team members to become an integral part of their client-centric mission. Franchise owners Ron and Troy Suzanne Gatza have put together a focused team that includes studio manager, Amanda Hartline and massage therapist Stephanie Ro ... Read More

  • Celebrate Father’s Day at Inchin’s Bamboo Garden

    Celebrate Father’s Day at Inchin’s Bamboo GardenThis Father’s Day, Inchin’s Bamboo Garden invites the Valley to bring dad in for a delicious and relaxing dining experience that features Indian and Chinese fusion cuisine. The restaurant will be taking reservations for Father’s Day and all dads will receive a complimentary glass of house wine when dining at Inchin’s Bamboo Garden. Are yo ... Read More

  • Phoenix Data Center Solutions Positions Itself for a Stellar 2016

    Phoenix Data Center Solutions Positions Itself for a Stellar 2016 For many businesses, the challenge of finding data center solutions can be an overwhelming task. Founded in 2014, Phoenix Data Center Solutions (PHXDS) has taken all the guess work out of data storage and works with each client to meet their individual needs by customizing storage solutions. Founders of Phoenix Data Center Solutions ... Read More

  • Craft 64 Introduces New Beer, 'Wheat the People'

    Craft 64 Introduces New Beer, 'Wheat the People'Whether you’re a Republican, a Democrat or an Independent, there is one thing upon which we can all agree. New beer from Craft 64 is all-American! This month, come celebrate life, liberty and the pursuit of awesome craft beer at Craft 64 and get to know its “Beer President,” James Swann. Craft 64 serves a large variety of local craft beers on t ... Read More

  • Lobster Mania Coming to Eddie's House

    Lobster Mania coming to Eddie’s House Thursdays through Saturdays, Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend Each summer for the past 16 years, Eddie’s House has celebrated the most delicious crustacean – the lobster! Lobster Mania takes place each week at Eddie’s House, Thursdays through Saturdays, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Now is the time to enjoy fresh, East C ... Read More

  • Venezia’s Introduces Gluten-Free Wraps

    Venezia’s Introduces Gluten-Free Wraps There is always something new to love at Venezia’s in addition to its outstanding pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, low-carb pizza bowls, calzones, wings, starters and desserts. Now guests can enjoy the addition of a variety of tasty, gluten-free wraps! Priced at only $7.99, there is a gluten-free wrap that will tempt every member of the family and wraps are s ... Read More

  • Family Lawyer Gets A Family Endorsement From His Wife

    Ryan Claridge is a family attorney. Learn why his wife thinks he is the lawyer you should contact.Attorney Ryan Claridge is enthusiastic about all family law matters and has wide ranging experience in family law mediation, divorce cases, child custody cases and custody modifications. ... Read More

  • Blake's Lotaburger enlists the mystery shopping expertise of Eagle Eye Retail Intelligence

    Blake's Lotaburger in Tucson is using Eagle Eye Retail Intelligence/Talon for its mystery shopping service to help shape its customer care program. ... Read More

  • The Basics of Networking Event Follow-Up

    The only time you’ll ever get this from me is when you deserve it….and that’s always! I’m talking about Following Up!I know this concept has been beat over your head a million times and you know how important it is, but the sad truth is that most people don’t follow up. I can’t even tell you how many people I have met that have promised to follow up by email, or connect me to so-and-so ... Read More

  • CallTeks Security to Focus on Commercial Telecommunications and Security

    CallTeks Security has long been known and well-respected in the commercial and residential security system domain. As technology changes and customer demands dictate, businesses must pivot to the shifts in their business and industry. To that end, CallTeks is redirecting its efforts. CallTeks Partner Ian Engel explains, “We are still going to be handling our residential customers with the same ... Read More

  • Independent Designers with Origami Owl Support Helping Hands for Freedom with Unique Fundraiser

    Jewelry designing duo is raising funds for Route for the Brave and organization’s programsChandler-based independent jewelry designers for Origami Owl, Krysti and Kaylah Kauffmann have stepped up on her own accord to create a unique fundraiser for Helping Hands For Freedom (HHFF) that will help raise funds for the nonprofit in support of its Route for the Brave and all the programs offered by t ... Read More

  • Joe Hidder with Automated Merchant Services Shares What Makes his Program Different

    Joe Hidder with Automated Merchant Services shares with Christina Wagner how 7 out of 10 merchants can save 35-40% in processing fees and what makes his program so different. Having been in the industry for 12 years he is the expert and provides a very honest approach. His clients enjoy a wholesale plus pricing model and there are no contracts, no early termination fees, no terminal leases and no ... Read More

  • Elements Massage South Mesa Celebrates One Year Anniversary and Extends Special Offer

    Elements Massage South Mesa just celebrated its one year anniversary and franchise owners Ron and Troy Suzanne Gatza couldn’t be more pleased with their experience in offering the finest in a variety of massage therapy modalities. Ron Gatza explains, “It is a huge milestone for us to hit the one year mark and it leads to taking a look back at the year that flew by and reflecting on it. The thi ... Read More

  • Raven’s SUMMER OF LOVE Birthday Bash Takes Place at The Rhythm Room June 25

    Raven Events creates, promotes, manages and hosts a variety of upscale, classy events such as holiday galas, theme parties, business networking mixers and special social gatherings which are generally held at the surrounding resorts throughout Phoenix and Scottsdale. Raven Events has been elevating the quality of business and social events for business professionals, couples and singles since 2003 ... Read More

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  • Your Spiritual HomeConnecting with individuals and assemblies for the maintenance of spiritual growth and expression is important. Finding your spiritual home is a significant step in the process of b...Read More
  • The 19th Annual Made in the Shade Beer Tasting Festival will be taking place this weekend in Flagstaff where it is a cool 85 degrees today! Taste beer from breweries all over the Southwest while enjo...Read More
  • CARE is one of the world’s largest private humanitarian organizations. It was founded in 1945, when 22 American organizations came together to rush lifesaving CARE Packages® of food to survivors of...Read More
  • Solar energy has been around for a very long time, but recently, the technology used to harness it has been improving to the point that is becoming more readily available. Especially in Europe, mos...Read More
  • With over 250 golf courses in Phoenix and a few of them known as the world's best golf destinations, you would think that almost everyone has the opportunity to golf.  Not so for the disabled. ...Read More
  • Here's your chance to take a final swing in the "TriWest Healthcare Alliance Shot at Glory" at this year's Waste Management Phoenix Open. Sink a hole-in-one at the Shot at Glory and you could win $...Read More
  • Bullion may be a smarter investment than many experts believe. The previous decade has seen a remarkable increase in the value of bullion over the value of finished precious metal products. This in...Read More
  • Finding quality care for a pet can be a challenge, but the new site DogGroomers.com makes it easy for dog owners to find reliable dog groomers and grooming services in their local area. DogGroomers.c...Read More
  • Are you trying to find gold quotes online? Gold has had quite a year in 2010. It did continue a ten-year trend of annual increase, and also hit a new all time peak on December 7 of $1,432.50. While...Read More
  • In every movie written about treasure, there is always a room piled full of gold as high as the eye can see. When Hernando Cortez made his voyage to the Americas, he searched far and wide for El Do...Read More
  • The current state of global economics is frightening. Many nations are cranking out paper currency at an astounding rate to pay off national debts. Experts are becoming increasingly concerned with the...Read More
  • When we think of a paintball jersey looking sharp in combat instantly comes to mind. Of course, you want to look cool in battle. After all, you have a reputation to nurture. Yet, choosing the right je...Read More
  • Knowing how to acquire the best paintball gear is not hard once you know where to look. Beginner paint ball enthusiasts look to the veterans to point them in the right direction for only the best gear...Read More
  • Arizona Outdoor Fun Rentals, LLC is your complete one-stop shop for all your Arizona outdoor recreational fun. The company is a group of dedicated native Arizonians born and raised in Arizona and with...Read More
  • While paintball did not get its beginnings from the military or by those from the military, as paintball has evolved as a tactical game, many techniques are pulled straight from the pages of the milit...Read More
  • Professional coin collectors often opt to have their coins certified by a top tier grading service, such as the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) or the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). F...Read More
  • TEMPE, AZ December 24, 2010 — When you make a cutting edge product, it can be difficult to get people to see your vision. “We get a lot of people who say ‘oh yeah, you’re the ...Read More
  • If you have made the decision to make use of call center software for your company, then, you are making a good decision to protect your company and take proper care of your customers. However, if you...Read More
  • Virtual software has become a crucial part of many business’s data centers. More companies are having their production applications run off of virtualized machines. The need to protect the infor...Read More
  • When it comes to running your company, you most likely have quite a few things on your mind. After all, you are responsible for so much, from making sure day-to-day operations run smoothly to finding ...Read More

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