Evergreen Devco breaks ground on shopping center in Eastmark

Evergreen Devco Inc., a national retail and multi-family development company, has begun construction for its development of a shopping center in Eastmark, a master-planned community in Mesa. The neighborhood shopping center, The Point at Eastmark, is to be anchored by Safeway. It will consist of 36,000 square feet of assorted shops and retail pads, which […]

Dolce Vita of Apache Junction in top 50 master-planned communities

Dolce Vita, in Apache Junction, is one of seven master-planned communities in Arizona to be recognized this year in Where to Retire’s “The Short List: 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States.” It is in the publication’s July/August issue, on newsstands June 11. The list focuses on communities rather than locales and features first-person […]

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Big O Tires in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Big O Tires, 35 S. Idaho Road. Big O Tires in Apache Junction and Globe are owned by Ricky and Diane Smithson, residents of Arizona for more than 60 years, according to a release. Walker Waldie, manager of the […]

Barro’s Pizza to raise funds for Arizona families affected by pediatric cancer

Barro’s Pizza and Pepsi are teaming up for the fourth year this June to raise money for children and families affected by pediatric cancer.  In June, all Barro’s Pizza locations will donate proceeds up to $40,000 from the sale of any lunch special to the Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children. The local nonprofit’s mission is […]

Uber now available for passengers at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Board of Directors recently approved a ground transportation agreement with Uber that allows the rideshare company to operate at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Airline passengers looking for rideshare services to and from Gateway Airport can now utilize either one of the predominant app-based companies operating in the Greater Phoenix market, according […]

Jessica Covey new CFO at Sun Life Family Health Centers

Jessica Covey has been hired as chief financial officer at Sun Life Family Health Centers, which has an office in Apache Junction. She has a master of science in accountancy and a master of business administration. She has 10 years of experience in healthcare financial management and is a certified healthcare finance professional, according to […]

Commercial Metals Co. grand opening held for CMC Steel Arizona spooler expansion in Mesa

Commercial Metals Co. completed construction and commissioning of a 63,000-square-foot expansion and manufacturing line to produce spooled rebar at CMC Steel Arizona, a micro mill in southeast Mesa. “CMC commitment to innovation and new technology makes them a leader in the steel production, fabrication and recycling industry,” Mesa Mayor John Giles said in a release. […]

Sun Life Family Health Center awarded ambulatory health care accreditation

Sun Life Family Health Center Inc. has earned The Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval for ambulatory health care accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. Sun Life has offices in Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Florence, Eloy, Maricopa, Oracle and San Manuel. The gold seal of approval is a symbol of […]

Business Symposium for small businesses May 22

The availability of affordable credit can be a lifeline for small qualified businesses and local, non-profit organizations striving to meet payroll or purchase much-needed materials and supplies in order to keep afloat and/or advance the growth of their enterprise. On Wednesday, May 22, small businesses and non-profit organizations will have an opportunity to enhance their […]

AJ Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Janice Young Vocals

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce joined with Janice Young Vocals to host a ribbon cutting at Ms. Young’s place of employment at 567 W. Apache Trail. Ms. Young has been singing professionally since the age of 12. She began performing on stage with her family’s gospel music band, according to a press release. She […]