Arizona Business News

Arizona Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Arizona, U.S.A. (Ariz., AZ), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


TAG CXO Names Shane Jones to Lead its Fractional Project Management Office (PMO) Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Shane Jones to lead its new Project Management Office practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Jones will expand TAG CXOs PMO services, develop new clients, and lead fractional PMO services across TAG CXOs expanding national network of fractional executives.

Edupoint Synergy Education Platform Named A ‘Top Ed Tech Products of the Year’ Winner by District Administration

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for student information and learning management, has been selected as a 2020 Top Ed Tech Products of the Year winner by District Administration magazine.

TAG CXO Expands Fractional CIO Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, announced today that it has expanded its practice areas to include PMO leadership (project management office), IT Operations, and Business Intelligence. The move leverages a growing trend amongst mid-sized companies to hire fractional executives.

Edupoint Honors Inaugural Synergy Achievement Award Recipients in Online Event

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for student information and learning management, awarded technology grants to six client districts as part of the inaugural Synergy Achievement Awards in November. The recipients were selected based on the impact of their nominated initiatives and announced at the company’s Virtual Week event in November.

Arizona Jobsite Adopts Enhanced COVID-19 Safety Measures to Keep Workers Safe On-Site

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GCON, Inc. the construction management company leading Mesa Hangar, a major addition to Falcon Field Airport, announces enhanced safety measures as part of a proactive approach to on-site Health and Safety. These measures are key to keeping construction professionals healthy and working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Valley Brands Present a Socially Safe Evening of Entertainment Benefitting Make-A-Wish

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination – the world’s largest drive-through animated light show – is joining forces with Subaru to present “Share the Love,” a socially safe drive-in concert and light show experience to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The event, which is produced in conjunction with iHeart Media and Mix 96.9, is scheduled for December 3, 2020 at 6 p.m. at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale.

Phoenix-Area Radio Host Writes Holiday Children’s Books for Charity

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local morning radio host Rich Berra of 104.7 KISS FM’s Johnjay and Rich Show has authored two holiday children’s books with proceeds going to charity. Also heard on 93.7 KRQ FM in Tucson and in markets across the country through iHeart Media, the Johnjay and Rich Show is known for its annual Christmas Wish program, which grants holiday wishes to children and families in need.

Auto Repair Shop with Locations in Surprise and Gilbert Provides Consumer Checklist for Avoiding Common Car Repair Mistakes

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All Valley Car Care, a Phoenix-area auto repair shop with locations in Surprise and Gilbert, has compiled a consumer checklist for avoiding the five most common car repair mistakes. The checklist is intended to help local vehicle owners avoid car troubles as we approach the holiday travel season.

‘Lest We Forget’ Art Show Looks Back at Four Years of the Trump Administration

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix, Arizona artist Bob Diercksmeier announced today that his art exhibition “Lest We Forget” will remain online through November 3, 2020. The show features 13 works created in 2020, all relating to events before and during the Trump Presidential administration since 2016.

Tickets on Sale Now for World of Illumination’s ‘Socially Safe’ Theme Parks

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination, the world’s largest animated drive-through light show, has released tickets for the 2020 holiday season. The company’s theme parks are located in Tempe and Glendale, Arizona, along with a brand new location in Marietta, Georgia on the grounds of Six Flags White Water.

Bella Zuniga and Luiz Gohara Announce the Birth of Their Baby Girl

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colombian model, Bella Zuniga, and her partner, Luiz Gohara, a Brazilian baseball player, are excited to announce the birth of their healthy baby girl, Emilia. She was born in Arizona on July 23 and is the couple’s first child together. The name, Emilia, was chosen by the couple to honor Zuniga’s grandmother.

ACE Home Services Hosting St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance Food Drive to Help Fight Hunger

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s that time of year again! ACE Home Services is hosting a food drive for St. Mary’s Food Bank in order to help alleviate hunger within the community. ACE Home Services is a top HVAC and Plumbing company servicing the Phoenix Metro area.

Iconic Valley Store Holds Grand Reopening – Phoenix Lamps Shows Off New Look

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Lamps invites the public and press to its grand reopening on Saturday, October 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will take place at the store’s Phoenix location at 2225 E. Indian School Road.

Schnepf Farms Ushers in the Holidays with Two Family-Friendly Events

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The season for festivities is officially here, as Schnepf Farms welcomes back its Pumpkin and Chili Party, while simultaneously preparing for its holiday event, Christmas at Schnepf Farms.

The World’s Largest Animated Holiday Light Show Is Back for 2020

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination, the world’s largest drive-through animated light show, is breaking ground this week on two brand new Phoenix-area theme parks, each with its own unique theme. Arctic Adventure is being built at Tempe Diablo Stadium, while Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale will be home to Rockin’ Christmas.

New Phoenix Real Estate Podcast Empowers Homeowners by Educating Them About The Local Market

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeffrey Buettner, a real estate marketing expert and Phoenix native, today announced the launch of two new online resources for consumers looking to buy or sell real estate in the Phoenix Metro area.

New Publishing Company Brings Rich Stories of Africa to the Young and Young at Heart

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former high school teacher, university adjunct and current curriculum developer manager for higher institutions, Joan Cheboswony is the founder of Worlds Unknown Publishers, a new self-publishing firm created to provide a platform for sharing stories about Africa, her people, cultures, and expansive natural beauty.

Gerber, Enterprise Expand in Arizona as Local Development Remains Bullish

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GCON Inc. Construction begins in Queen Creek on a $5.8 million dual tenant building for Gerber Collision & Glass, one of the largest collision shop consolidators in North America, and privately-held Enterprise Holdings, known publicly as Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

‘Return’ Sculpture Captures the Fear and Strength in Returning to Our Lives During the Pandemic

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new “Return” sculpture, by Arizona artist Sean T French, captures the fear and strength in returning to our lives during this crisis. Instead of the creatures French often creates this piece depicts a contemporary human wearing armor that is both metaphorical and literal in reference to our wearing masks.

ACE Home Services to Provide and Install A New A/C Unit to Honor Our Warriors Winner this July 30, 2020

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACE Home Services will provide and install a new a/c unit for a military member who has been nominated by the community to be honored and rewarded. Since June, ACE has received nominations of military members for the Honor Our Warriors Project.

Garage Door Repair Pro’s Phoenix Is Now Providing Emergency Garage Door Repair Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Garage Door Repair Pro’s Phoenix, a well-known entity in the garage door Phoenix AZ services industry, has enlisted emergency garage door repair services on its website. It is being guessed that the company will soon be furnishing the new offering.

Significant Changes in Airline Pet Travel Options: Company Offers Safe Alternative

TUCSON, Ariz., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 25 years ago, when Happy Tails Travel began shipping pets by air, it was a simple process with many flight options and minimal restrictions. Slowly the requirements increased. This is especially true over the past 2 years, during which time many airlines suspended flying pets for a period of time to improve pet safety and decrease airline liability. These changes continue to rise.

Adelante Healthcare Selects Pedro Cons as New CEO

PHOENIX, Ariz., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adelante Healthcare has announced the appointment of Pedro Cons as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Cons will join the organization on July 6, 2020. Mr. Cons has worked tirelessly to build relationships with a variety of entities including schools, businesses, other nonprofit organizations.

ACE Home Services Honors Our Warriors by Providing a New AC to Military Member this July 4, 2020

PHOENIX, Ariz., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACE Home Services is a top HVAC and Plumbing company servicing the Phoenix Metro area. For years since it was founded, they have provided homes with quality AC and Heating facility maintenance, equipment installation, and repair, ensuring smooth operation in homes.

Tucson Startup Focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) Water Management Project Helps Sustain a European Nation

TUCSON, Ariz., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The University of Arizona Center for Innovation has announced that NOAH Malta, a subsidiary of NOAH Arizona LLC, a company based on technology invented at the University of Arizona and started at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI), has been awarded a groundbreaking contract by the European Union.

iQ International AG Adds Industry Leaders to Its Advisory Board

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iQ International AG (ISIN CH0451424300 / WKN A2PAA5 / Symbol IQL), a multinational Sustainable Technologies company publicly traded on the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with its global head office in Zug, Switzerland and North American headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, is adding three industry leaders to its Advisory Board to assist the Company in its expansion plans.

Bob Olsen Announces His Democratic Candidacy for Arizona Congressional District 8

SUN CITY WEST, Ariz., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bob Olsen announced that he is running for the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Arizona’s 8th Congressional district. “I think of representing the people of Arizona in Congress as the culmination of my life’s work,” stated Olsen.

Candied Nails Attributes Growth to Affordability, Choices and Stylist Program

PHOENIX, Ariz., April 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soony Costello, founder and creator, Candied Nails, saw a gap in the nail salon market and set out to fill it. Now, the business is growing in leaps and bounds. Her model for success includes long lasting nail art that is not only eye-catching, but affordable too. Candied Nails quite simply puts nail design into the hands of the consumer.

Arizona-based healthcare technology startup, Dollar Care, Inc. has announced the introduction of its DollarCARE online platform

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The DollarCARE platform from Dollar Care, Inc. enables individuals with no health insurance or high deductible plans to search and find providers near them that offer the lowest prices on medical and dental procedures, treatments and services.

‘Bipolar is NOT an STD’ made it to the Best New Bipolar Disorder Books and Best Bipolar Disorder Books of All Time

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall, PsyD, author of “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1089401507) takes notice of her two “Best Book” achievements for her outstanding self-help book.

Knapsack Health is urging all US citizens to keep their health histories printed out and with them at all times during the Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic is bringing into focus just how critical it is for individuals to have their health information readily available. The Knapsack Health Application helps users navigate their input in order to collect all pertinent medical information: Doctors, Medical/Disease History, Surgical History, Medications, Allergies, Immunizations, Infectious Disease and Family/Social History.

Knapsack Health Takes Aim on The Personal Health Record Marketplace

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bringing together a team of Clinical Leaders, Healthcare IT Professionals and Software experts, the Knapsack Health mobile application is designed to flourish in the Interoperability and Blockchain movement that is currently happening in Healthcare.

Arizona Grand Ole Opry Tribute to Bill Bassett

CAMP VERDE, Ariz., March 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts Foundation will host a “Tribute to Bill Bassett in the Grand Ole Opry Style” concert on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m. in the Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts, 210 Camp Lincoln Road in Camp Verde.

Performing Arts Center Hosts Celtic Music Matinee

CAMP VERDE, Ariz., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts Foundation will host a concert of Irish and Scottish music by the Kilted Spirit band, with bagpiper Mike McKee, on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3 p.m. at the Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts, 210 Camp Lincoln Road, in Camp Verde

Partners Snake Avoidance is On A Mission to Keep Your Dog Safe in The Desert

CAVE CREEK, Ariz., Jan. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Partners Snake Avoidance has trained over 17,000 dogs to avoid the scent and sound of a Rattlesnake. This protects the dogs and their owners from the deadly venom of a rattlesnake. A Rattlesnake bite can cost several thousand dollars to treat and may prove deadly.

Edupoint Announces 4th Annual ‘Partner for Life’ Award Co-Recipients: Oregon’s High Desert Education Service District and Beaverton School District

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that Rachel Wente-Chaney, CIO for High Desert Education Service District (HDESD) in Redmond, Oregon, and Steven Langford, CIO for Beaverton School District (BSD) in Beaverton, Oregon, have been selected as co-recipients of the company’s 2019 Partner For Life Award.

Near Death Out of Body Experiences Guides Woman to Become A Doctor and Medium

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In “Med School after Menopause, The Journey of my Soul” (ISBN: 978-0578526300; $14.99 Divine Publishing, Nov. 2019) author Ann Charlotte Valentin shows the reader that it is never too late to transform one’s life path. By sharing stories from her own life, she helps the reader identify how their own perception affects them in different situations.

Christmas at Schnepf Farms – a Brand-New Holiday Destination – debuts with a VIP opening November 26

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christmas at Schnepf Farms is ushering in its inaugural season with a VIP/Media exclusive opening on November 26. A ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring local dignitaries and influencers will begin at 5:30 p.m. Post-ceremony, the farm will be open for all to experience the brand-new holiday wonderland until 10 p.m.

Local Phoenix Radio Host, Rich Berra, Releases Second Holiday Children’s Book for Charity

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rich Berra, co-host of the nationally syndicated Johnjay and Rich Show on iHeart Radio, has released his second holiday children’s book, “Christmas Steve Meets Christmas Carol” (ISBN: 978-0578571904). Proceeds from the sale of each book go to the #LoveUp Foundation.

Now That’s Just Grand: Introducing the Rail Baron Charter – Your Own Private Train

WILLIAMS, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Something special and truly unique just rolled onto the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona: The Rail Baron Charter, a private train comprised of three ultra-luxurious 1940s and 1950s railcars.