Arizona businesses announced plans earlier this year to hire more than 3,000 workers in clean-energy industries, letting the state claim the biggest growth in renewable-energy jobs in the nation for the second quarter of 2014.Read More »
Before starting his senior year in high school, Zane Zylstra realized the curriculum did not offer a second-year physics class. So he and his classmates asked school officials to create one — and they did.Read More »
When Matt Cottle asked his boss to let him work in the supermarket’s bakery, she told him he’d never do anything more than collect grocery carts.Read More »
More people die in Arizona each year by suicide than from motor vehicle accidents.
The state spends more than $8,500 per person per year to assist the seriously mentally ill — more than to educate children in the public school system.
Consumers in Arizona don’t want much from a bank. They simply require convenience — being close to their home or work, with online account access — and no service charges to maintain a regular checking account.Read More »
Chandler mom Lindsay Barnes already knows what the National Retail Federation is reporting in a recent study – it costs a lot to send kids back to school.Read More »
When Rochelle Johns moved to Arizona, she felt like a fish out of water. Johns grew up in St. Louis, surrounded by her friends and family. But in Arizona, she had to start from scratch.That’s why she founded Black Women that Rock, an organization dedicated to community service and women’s empowerment.Read More »
Despite what its name may suggest, National Bank of Arizona, which bills itself as the state’s “largest community bank” devotes a considerable amount of time and effort encouraging its employees to strengthen their local communities through various volunteering activities.Read More »
Every year before Thanksgiving, the Gallagher & Kennedy law firm raises money through a series of office challenges to donate to the purchase of turkeys for charity. At the end of the event, the company gives enough money to buy thousands of turkeys.Read More »
To many Arizonans, volunteerism has become a force to be reckoned with, improving economic opportunities for thousands, providing essential help for children and encouraging the humane treatment of animals.Read More »