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Doing Business with the Federal Government Community Event Opens up Access to More than $500 Million in Annual Contracting

PHOENIX, Ariz., May 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Expanding access to more than $500 million in annual contracting, Thinkzilla Consulting and the Arizona District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration are collaborating to host a special event on "How to Do Business with the Federal Government." The free in-person event takes place May 24 from 10 to 12:30 p.m. and registration is now available.

Sleep in an Unforgettable Luxury Sky Dome Near the Grand Canyon: Clear Sky Resorts Launches Second Season on May 26

TEMPE, Ariz., April 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking for a unique vacation experience this year? Tempe, Arizona-based Clear Sky Resorts launches their second season on May 26, 2022. Their resort near the Grand Canyon has elevated glamping to a whole new level of luxury by bringing the outdoors inside.

This Start-up wants to help companies re-engage employees while returning to the office

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scottsdale start-up, JabberYak, has developed a new team-building Office Name Plate to help employees re-connect and re-engage as they return to the office. JabberYak is set to make the transition smoother by getting co-workers to re-connect and get to know each other again.

The Secret to the Best Family Vacation Ever? Fun Activities Abound at Clear Sky Resorts

GRAND CANYON, Ariz., April 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clear Sky Resorts is pretty sure that if you have kids, you've been there. What was supposed to be a restful, restorative time away dissolves into your busy daily routine with a change of scenery. You manage to convince yourself it was worth the effort because your family had a new experience together but secretly wish you could leave them with their grandparents for your next getaway.

Scottsdale Mayor Ortega Welcomes Minority Business Accelerator participants during Spring kickoff event

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a welcome from Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega and President of the Black Chamber of Commerce Arizona Robin Reed, the Minority Business Accelerator Program, in collaboration with the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, kicked off on March 8, welcoming more than 40 women-owned small businesses, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Doctor with an Autism Podcast Believes We Are All on The Autism Spectrum and It Is About Living with Autism, Not...

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Otherness Podcast is a narrative exploring and engaging autism through experienced stories from those who have lived with it. Dr. Todd Peter Levine, a psychiatrist with a brother with autism, presents conversations, concepts and guests covering an array of interactions and experiences from those with or close to autism.

Applications are open for the second year in a row at this Arizona-based accelerator built for female founders 40+

PHOENIX, Ariz. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RECREATE Now LLC is taking applications for its second cohort in Arizona and it's first cohort in San Francisco, California to help aspiring women entrepreneurs build and launch their idea. The organization is aiming to support the underserved market of women over 40 who are transitioning from the corporate world and wanting to start their own business or non-profit without being surrounded by twenty-something tech bros.

Luxury brand leader, Lisa Baldwin, joins TAG CXO

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lisa Baldwin, an industry veteran with a track record of successes with paramount brands like Tiffany and Co., Coach and Macy's, is bringing her earned expertise to TAG CXO as a fractional CIO. Baldwin's remarkable insights come from 30 years of IT experience, managing modernization and transformation across all aspects of business.

Thinkzilla Launches New DEI Scorecard to help Organizations Grow Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Focus

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Companies with ethnically diverse executive teams outperform their peers by a full 33 percent when it comes to profitability, according to a recent McKinsey report, and yet many companies still come up short in terms of diversity, equity and inclusion work.

Minority Business Accelerator Program Expands to Support Small Underrepresented Female Entrepreneurs in Arizona, Georgia and Florida

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThinkZILLA Consulting, announced its 15-week entrepreneur accelerator program for female minority entrepreneurs. The only firm that combines program management resources with extensive DE&I expertise, a network of thousands of minority-led business suppliers and full-service marketing capabilities, has expanded programming to combat poverty and support entrepreneurs in need of access.

This Startup Wants to Get People Talking Again!

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new Arizona company, JabberYak, is on a mission to engage people with common interests using their ice breakers products, including customized T-Shirts, event badges, name tags, and office name plates designed to ignite meaningful, face-to-face communication without relying on personal devices.

Ahwatukee Realtor, Mike Holt, Joins COR Consultants

PHOENIX, Ariz., Dec. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- COR Consultants is pleased to announce that Mike Holt has joined the team as a real estate agent. Mike Holt is an Ahwatukee Realtor who has a degree in Computer Science and past experience managing teams at Amazon.

Edupoint Selects Kyrene School District for 6th Annual Partner for Life Award

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2021 (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 Kyrene School District (KSD) has been selected as the recipient of the company's 2021 Partner for Life Award.

2nd Annual Synergy Achievement Awards Honor School Districts’ Pandemic Year Successes

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for student information and learning management, announced this year's Synergy Achievement Awards recipients at its Synergy Connect National Users Conference in November. Award recipients were selected for exceptional application of Synergy functionality resulting in significant benefits to district stakeholders.

Seasoned Digital Leader Steve Phillips joins TAG CXO

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steve Phillips, a change-oriented global technology executive, has joined TAG CXO to offer interim and fractional executive CIO services available for on-demand engagement to mid-market operators.

Top Technology and Risk Management executive Ed Escobedo joins TAG CXO

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ed Escobedo has watched technology evolve and grow over the past 40 years. He has now joined TAG CXO as a seasoned executive who brings skills and experience as fractional CIO.

1st Annual ‘Step Up In Surprise’ Event To Offer Outreach, Social Services, Food and Music To Veterans October 9

SURPRISE, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to VetLink Foundation, military veterans who have honorably served our nation often return from deployments in need of various social services like job placement, health care, and mental health services. The 1st Annual VetLink Foundation Step Up in Surprise event will be held at the TechCelerator complex.

United Diversity Business Summit Connects Top Valley Leaders with Minority Entrepreneurs

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinkzilla Consulting today announced that As Scottsdale Mayor David D. Ortega proclaimed Sept. 15 "United Diversity Business Summit Day," diverse business leaders and entrepreneurs from across Arizona came together to share ideas and innovations at the first United Diversity Business Summit, which was livestreamed by the City of Scottsdale.

Monetary Metals Finances Jeweler’s Growth

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Monetary Metals announces a 150% increase in its financing of Gold Bullion International's expansion of its 22- and 24-karat luxury gold jewelry collection, Auvere™. Gold Bullion International (GBI) is paying 4% on the gold lease. Leased inventory is off-balance sheet, and the jeweler avoids exposure to the price of gold.

TAG CXO Announces Industry Veteran Executive Paul Elliott Joins Team

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Elliott still values the promise behind a handshake. He grew up listening to talk of the family business discussed around the dinner table. His Midwest family, led by his grandfather, modeled those downhome values where only a handshake was required. Elliott has used those impressionable lessons throughout his life and in his own career. Now he aims to serve others with the same kind of integrity as the newest chief information officer at TAG CXO.

Free Business Summit Offers Workshops from Top Valley Leaders to Minority Entrepreneurs

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinkzilla Consulting today announced that The Millionaire Mastermind Academy is fulfilling its mission to educate and support the growth of minority owned businesses by introducing the free United Diversity Business Summit to Arizona on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.

ACE Home Services Honors Our Warriors by Providing a New A/C to Military Veteran this August 24, 2021

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2021 (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. This veteran owned and operated company is proud to support and hire military members for over 25 years.

Desert lovers will have the opportunity to own a tiny home in new development south of Payson

PAYSON, Ariz., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DavCon Companies LLC announced that 20 acres of resort living is being developed in the Tonto Basin area. Roosevelt Lake Cottages will feature 140 spaces nestled in the Sonoran Desert of central Arizona and will feature pickle ball courts, a dog park, and hiking paths with opportunities for fishing and water sports at Roosevelt Lake.

Zach Poth Joins TAG CXO as COO to Support Growing Demand for Fractional Executive Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TAG CXO, an organization of successful fractional executives available for hire, is pleased to announce that Zach Poth has joined the team. Poth is an accomplished information technology pro who will take on the role of chief operating officer.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces Entrepreneur Summit Sept. 15

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThinkZILLA Consulting Group announced today that The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, Inc. and the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will host the 2021 United Diversity Business Summit on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme of the summit is "Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem," with workshops on measuring diversity and inclusion initiatives, mentoring minority entrepreneurs, accessing capital and more.

ACE Home Services to Announce Winner of Annual ‘Honor Our Warriors’ AC Giveaway on August 2

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 7, 2021 (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. This veteran owned and operated company is proud to support and hire military members for over 25 years.

Thinkzilla Expands to Scottsdale, Arizona to Support Minority-Owned Businesses and Entrepreneurs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinkzilla, a culturally aware brand engagement firm based in Atlanta, today announces plans to open a new office in Scottsdale, Ariz. where it will hire 25 employees in the first six months.

Marijuana Home Gardens To Conduct Seminars on How to Legally Grow Marijuana in Your Home – Legal in Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz., June 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tempe, Arizona-based, Marijuana Home Gardens announces it is conducting a series of seminars to teach Arizona residents how to legally and effectively grow marijuana in their residences.

The Premier Agency is Recruiting New Insurance Agents in Arizona and Utah, and Matching Their Marketing Budget Dollar-For-Dollar

PHOENIX, Ariz. and SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Premier Agency, founded in 2017, has begun recruiting top insurance agents throughout Arizona and Utah. The company specializes in Medicare, health, life, and long term care insurance. By working with the Premier Agency, new agents will represent most Major Medicare Advantage and Supplement carriers.

25 Women Share True Stories to Inspire Others while Raising Funds for a Community NonProfit for Women

PHOENIX, Ariz., May 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author Diane M. Dresback invited 25 women to write a chapter in the book, "From Us For You: Inspiring Stories of Healing, Growth and Transformation." This compilation of stories about women coming through life-altering situations and challenging journeys provides readers hope and inspiration.

Edupoint Named CODiE Award Finalist in Two Categories for Outstanding Response to Pandemic

MESA, Ariz., May 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint® Educational Systems announced today that its industry-leading student data and learning management solution, Synergy® Education Platform, has been named a 2021 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Customer Experience in EdTech and Best Remote Learning Partner K-12/Higher Education categories.

Phoenix-Based Faith Hospice Announces Chief Strategy Officer’s Appointment to the American Case Management Association Arizona Chapter

PHOENIX, Ariz., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Faith Hospice is pleased to announce that Cameron Svendsen, its Chief Strategy Officer, has been appointed to the board of directors of the American Case Management Association Arizona Chapter.

American’s Top Reason for Accessing Driving Records Is to Check A Partner’s Record

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Checking the driving records of a spouse or partner is the main reason that people have been using a leading driving records website. DMV.US.org, the leading site for driving records and data, has carried out research into the main reasons that people are using the site, and checking the driving records of a partner has come out tops.

Marijuana Home Gardens Announces its Outdoor Grow Hut Kit is Patent Pending – Legal in Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tempe, Arizona-based, Marijuana Home Gardens announces it has filed for a patent on its turnkey Outdoor Marijuana Grow Hut Kit (USPTO application: US 63/163,586).

Performance Defense Partners with NineTwelve, Bringing 5G Enabled Mission Critical IoT Solutions

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Performance Defense, a trusted engineering services and solutions provider for safety and mission critical industries, and NineTwelve Institute, a full-suite software and 5G rapid development provider, today announced a partnership, that would do DO178 certification ready 5G IoT gateway for the first time.

Clear Sky Resorts Launches Unique Luxury Sky Domes at two National Parks in Western U.S. in 2021

TEMPE, Ariz., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clear Sky Resorts announces the launch of America's first and only resort of its kind with the June 2021 grand openings of our properties at two of the most coveted vacation destinations in the West - Grand Canyon National Park and Glacier National Park.

TAG CXO Names Dan Streufert to Lead its IT Infrastructure Practice Area

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Dan Streufert to lead its new IT Infrastructure practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Streufert is responsible to lead and develop the delivery teams helping TAG CXO clients build the robust and durable IT operating environments needed for growth and efficiency.

Marijuana Home Gardens Now Selling Outdoor Grow House Kits – Legal in Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tempe, Arizona-based, Marijuana Home Gardens announces the production and sales of turnkey Outdoor Marijuana Grow House Kits and premium gardening services for those who suffer chronic pain or like to enjoy the use of recreational marijuana.

TAG CXO Has Named Darin Howard to Lead its BI/Reporting and Analytics Practice Area

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Darin Howard to lead its new BI and Analytics practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Howard will be responsible for helping TAG CXO clients to better understand their business performance and gain key insights that boost growth and profitability.

Sunpro Solar Expands Solar Service to Arizona

PHOENIX, Ariz. and MANDEVILLE, La., Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunpro Solar, a leading provider of residential solar energy and battery storage in the U.S., announced its most recent expansion to Arizona. With services beginning in the greater Phoenix area, the company's expansion to the state of Arizona will help satisfy the demand for lower electricity bills and will create more renewable energy jobs.

MC Companies and Move For Hunger Announce Collaborative Effort to Fight Hunger Nationwide

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MC Companies - a leading Real Estate Investment and Management Company, and Move For Hunger - a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced a new partnership that will fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide. With estimates showing that the number of Americans facing hunger in 2020 increased by 46% due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

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