Hello, readers, and thanks for stopping by for another ‘rousing edition of Business Briefcase. There’s not much to start with this time around, so I’m going to jump right into it.
Babbo Italian Eatery is bringing its “bold, fresh flavors” to Goodyear in early 2019, making it the ninth location in the family-owned, local company. The exact location has not been revealed.
With temperatures in the triple digits, Arizonans look for anything refreshing to keep cool this summer. The Birrueta family created a solution to beat the summer heat by opening Paletas la Michoakana in Avondale.
Happy Independence Day, readers! I hope activities and fun with friends and family are plentiful. The weather is hot and it’s the perfect day to go swimming or even barbecue by the pool.
Sun Health has named Joe La Rue the fourth president and chief executive officer of the 52-year-old nonprofit organization, effective July 1.
YAM Properties Director Dan Dahl doesn’t foresee his company’s purchase of Glendale’s Westgate Entertainment District will have affect anyone.
Greetings, readers! This week I’m going to take a step back regarding events and networking, as I have an abundance of briefs relating to new West Valley facilities and businesses.
Goodyear resident Wanda Miller visualized starting a business that handled tasks like staging, redesign and custom floral arrangements for places and events. So, she started Dubya Design.
Realtor Jessie Collier was named the 2018 Residential Real Estate Property Manager of the Year by the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business at McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale.
I’m very fortunate to be president of a four-city, regional chamber of commerce. There is always something good happening. The chamber has about 500 members, helps to promote tourism to bring people to the Southwest Valley, partners with the cities and other organizations to keep our economy…
Hello, readers! There’s a lot to discuss today, with plenty of new entries making their way into the West Valley’s vibrant and growing business and development communities.
John Safin says “every day is an adventure” in his five-year role as president and CEO of Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce.
CBS 5 News anchor Sean McLaughlin loves giving back to organizations that make a difference. He counts among them the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Hello, readers! It’s good to be back after an extended Memorial Day weekend, and I hope you’re all doing well. But as usual, there’s plenty of business to get to.
Entrepreneurs need to prepare when it comes to owning their first business. That was the case for Kelly Kessler and her husband, Dan, who have owned Criterium-Kessler Engineers since 2016.
One hundred years ago, a visit to the West Valley wasn’t exactly tempting for Goodyear Tire executives. But they needed to come here to oversee growth of an important crop – cotton. Goodyear Tires owned an impressive 16,000 acres of the crop, which was being grown to reinforce car and truck …
Robson Resort Communities raked in big honors at the 33rd annual Major Achievements in Merchandising Excellence (MAME) competition, which was recently held at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale.
Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Whether you’ll graduate from high school or college, you have taken the classes, passed the tests, and did all that was necessary to graduate. You should feel proud, like you’ve just climbed to the top of a mountain. Keep that positive attitude in your h…
StarshineAZ, a West Valley collaborative community for women business owners, is hosting “Collaborations and Cocktails,” from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at its 6801 N. Glen Harbor Boulevard, Glendale Airport.
Hello, everyone. I have a long column for you this week, so I won’t waste any time building up to it. Updates to previous Business Briefcase items, business expansions, chamber events and more; we’ve got it all. Well, let’s get this show on the road. Here’s the news!
Hello, everyone. Thank you, again, for sticking around weekly. I appreciate the feedback as well as inquiries I receive. The West Valley business community is aplenty with developments, updates and other news, so it’s always great to discover new happenings.
Hello, everyone, and welcome back to another great column of Business Briefcase. Well, we have finally hit triple-digit temperatures. With the weather hitting 100 degrees April 10, spring has come and passed, it seems. I wish we had a little bit more time to enjoy the cooler temperatures, bu…
Bill and Leslie Chester have owned Out West General Store in Waddell for over a decade. But as the years have passed, the community’s needs from the old-fashioned general store have changed. In response, the Chesters have come up with innovative ways to grow.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, which is located in Goodyear, has expanded its Valley network with outpatient care centers in North Phoenix and Scottsdale.
It begins with a need for a product or service followed by someone offering that product or service for a price. Voilá! A business is born. A good community depends on a stable and expanding economy and business depends on a community that has a high quality of life. They’re interdependent a…
Hello, everyone. Spring has practically come and gone, Easter has passed, and this year is just flying by. It feels like summer is almost here already. And with summer on the way, that means the West Valley community is continuing to grow.
Hello, everyone. Well, it’s that time of year again, and Easter is just around the corner. It’s a great time of year for those who celebrate, and the weather is warming up again. With Easter comes plenty of family time, great food and, how can I forget, fun for the kids. Boy, do I miss those…
Business and education go together like peanut butter and jelly, with the former needed to inspire the latter and the latter needed to build up the former.
Hello, everyone. Well, I guess the cool weather could only last so long… and there’s no in-between. It’s pretty much summer, if you ask me. But enough of that! On with the news.
Rick Jarrell was brainstorming at the dinner table when he had an epiphany: families and businesses shouldn’t have to travel for their entertainment. The Avondale resident wanted to bring it to them.
When West Valley residents Tom and Kim Mraz met, the two bonded over a mutual love of art, despite their different backgrounds.
Are you ready for the start of all the excitement? OK, that might be a little misleading, because there’s always something exciting happening in the Southwest Valley. Right now, I’m talking about the month of March and the beginning of the special time of year in our community.
A fun “Public Speaking for the Terrified” workshop will be held at noon Monday, March 12, at the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce offices, 289 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear.
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