Mediacom Communications brings Internet access to students in low-income households

Mediacom Communications in the past 12 months has doubled the number of K-12 student families who receive low-cost Internet service to extend educational learning from classrooms to home. Connect2Compete is a product Mediacom makes available to low-income families with K-12 students. The number of Connect2Compete participants has grown each month and doubled from one year […]

Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club raises $148,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley 

Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club hosted the “Casino Carnivale at the Mountain” on March 22 in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. The charity casino night and dinner party raised more than $148,000 to benefit programs focusing on academic success, healthy lifestyles, character development and the arts, according to a […]

Shred-a-thon raises food, funds for Apache Junction Food Bank

Lori Blank and Associates LLC on April 13 hosted its annual shred-a-thon in support of the Apache Junction Food Bank. Two large shredding trucks were on hand at the real estate firm’s Gold Canyon parking lot, 6140 S. Kings Ranch Road, to process tons of paper. Those taking advantage of the event donated nonperishable food […]

Allegiant begins nonstop service to Grand Junction from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Allegiant began service April 5 from Grand Junction, Colorado, to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. “We’re are excited to bring more travelers to the Phoenix/Mesa area,” Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue, said in a release. “We know that Grand Junction-area travelers will enjoy all that the Valley of the Sun has to offer—golf, […]

Chamber ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fatman’s Pizza and Grill

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new owner of Fatman’s Pizza and Grill, Apache Junction City Councilman Jeff Struble, with a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony. Learn about the business, 2430 W. Apache Trail in Apache Junction, at or by calling 480-671-9897. For more information on the chamber, go to

Denise Hart new CEO at Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce has hired Denise Hart as its president and chief executive officer. She starts April 29. “We are excited to add Denise Hart to our team and to our community,”  Steve Byfield, chairman of the chamber of commerce, said in a release. “Denise has been leading the way in challenging […]

New Wells Fargo district manager to oversee Apache Junction, Gold Canyon branches

Dan Wilson has been named Wells Fargo district manager for southeast metro in Mesa, Apache Junction and Gold Canyon. Mr. Wilson will oversee 133 team members and 10 branches in his new role, according to a release. Most recently, he was the district manager for Wells Fargo in north metro Atlanta. He began his career […]

Water safety instructors needed in Apache Junction

Looking for a fun part-time summer job? Do you like working with kids? Do you like swimming? The City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is looking for energetic staff members to teach swim lessons this summer. All water safety instructors must hold a current certification in order to be hired by the city. […]

Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for Options for Senior Living

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce on March 7 held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Options for Senior Living. “Options for Senior Living is a no-cost service to seniors and their families, helping them navigate their options for assisted living,” according to a release. Sandy Dyk of Options for Senior Living can be contacted at 480-242-5753 […]

Garcia hired as Apache Junction Food Bank executive director

The Apache Junction Food Bank has announced the hiring of Myra Garcia as executive director. She was most recently employed by United Way of Pinal County before rejoining the food bank where she previously served as operations manager. “In her 20-year-plus business career, Myra has shown to have exactly the kind of proactive approach we […]