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Avondale Local EDGE provides opportunities for Avondale businesses to network and engage. All are invited to welcome the growing list of new businesses to Avondale, as they will be featured in upcoming virtual ribbon cuttings. 

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(@AvondaleEDGE) and save the date for these grand opening virtual events.

BoSa Donuts was welcomed at 10 a.m. Aug. 23 via a virtual ribbon-cutting event. BoSa Donuts is a Valley favorite for classic doughnuts, cake, and raised and decorated doughnuts that are made fresh daily.  Coffee and smoothies are available, too. The newest BoSa location in the Valley is at 1713 N. Dysart Road. To celebrate, BoSa is offering a free small coffee or doughnut through Sept. 15.

Phoenix Motor Leathers is hosting a virtual ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, on the Avondale EDGE Facebook page. The largest independent retailer for motorcycle apparel and accessories in the Southwest will be opening at 707 E. Western Avenue. Phoenix Motor Leathers carries motorcycle apparel and footwear, plus headgear, luggage and bike accessories.

At 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 5.11 Tactical will have a virtual ribbon cutting at Avondale EDGE Facebook’s page. The business is located at 10020 W. McDowell Road, Suite 140. In 1992, the FBI training academy adopted the original 5.11 pant as its training pant, and a decadeslong relationship with the public safety and first responder community was formed. In addition to providing clothing and gear for public safety professionals, 5.11 is expanding into the outdoor and fitness markets with the same grit and fortitude that has always defined the brand

Avondale Local EDGE is an initiative of the Avondale Office of Economic Development, providing high-quality programming, with multiple opportunities for businesses to network. Programming includes timely and relevant educational events, interactive networking, and business appreciation all year long. Avondale businesses are encouraged to take advantage of the programs and services offered by Avondale Local EDGE.

 There are other business resources on, including the dining guide, Avondale job postings, the online business directory and Size-Up (a business analytics tool). For more information, visit the website, email or call 623-333-1400.