Celebrating Small Business Week in Arizona

This week, Arizona joins the nation in celebrating Small Business Week and is recognizing the more than 592 thousand small businesses throughout the state. Small Business Week honors the entrepreneurs, small business owners, and employees who help power the economy and support their communities. Small businesses are the backbone of Arizona’s economy, making up more than 99% of Arizona’s businesses […]

Yavapai College Invites Local Businesses to Exhibit in Virtual Job Fair

Prescott – A virtual, online job fair will be open to the public on Tuesday, October 6 from 2:30 pm-4:30 pm on the Premier Virtual Platform. Yavapai College is inviting local businesses to register as exhibitors in order to attract new employees. Businesses who would like to secure an electronic booth for the online job fair must register by September […]

COVID-19 Causes Garden Center to go Viral

 Garden Centers throughout the country were closed for a season in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, New Mexico, and California. Governor Ducey declared garden centers essential in April because so many gardeners rely on them for vegetable seed, herbal starts, and fruit trees. Watters Garden Center was allowed to remain open under stringent guidelines. Ken Lain says, “We weren’t sure how the […]

Talking Glass Media of Prescott Valley, AZ. Launches Spanish Column

Central Arizona’s Multimedia House continues to Grow and Innovate

Talking Glass Media, LLC (TGM) of Prescott Valley, AZ., home to the region’s leading multimedia website and the region’s newest quarterly print magazine, TG Magazine, has recently launched a Spanish column “Señales” on its website,   “We launched in March 2018 because we wanted an all positive news outlet for the region. Today, we are the region’s […]

The Wait is Finally Over

As some of the last businesses to open in our community, we are finally starting to see the gyms open their doors once again. Carri, the manager at Fitness for $10, describes the excitement she felt as she opened her doors to anxiously waiting members after a long and unexpected second shut down. “It’s hard for us (the gym) not […]

Arizona Small Business Rent and Mortgage Relief Program

Applications Open Thursday, August 20 at 10:00 am

The Governor’s Office is partnering with Local First Arizona Foundation to launch this grant program and help small businesses specifically mandated to pause operations due to the pandemic. Businesses include gyms, fitness centers and studios, bars, water parks, and others named in Executive Order: 2020-43. For more information email: What the grant covers: Up to two months of rent […]

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Economic Impact in Florida and Arizona Surpasses $2.3 Billion, New Report Concludes

The Washington Economics Group Names Embry-Riddle a Top Contributor to Economic Activity in Volusia County, Florida, and Yavapai County, Arizona

Prescott – The overall economic impacts of premier aviation and aerospace institution Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida and Arizona now surpasses $2.3 billion – up 44% since 2016, the independent Washington Economics Group (WEG) has reported. Embry-Riddle further supports nearly 18,000 jobs in Florida and Arizona – up from just under 14,000 jobs in 2016, making the university “a leading […]

Prescott Named Top 15 Most Entrepreneurial City by

Prescott was named one of the Top 15 Most Entrepreneurial Small Metros by Prescott was ranked number 11 in the grouping. Barnstable, MA was number one, and Bend, OR was number 2. Prescott was the only Arizona City on the list! “The entrepreneurial spirit is strong in Prescott, and throughout our region,” said Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli. “Our quality of […]

The Most Effective Ways to Communicate Change to Your Employees

Change is never easy, but great communication can make it less difficult.

Research suggests that miscommunication costs small businesses an average of $420,000 per year. That’s a staggering economic loss attributed to ineffective communication. During periods of rapid change, communication becomes even more important. The chance for misunderstanding, broken trust, and low morale gets compounded if your team is communicating poorly during times of change. Here’s how to best communicate change to […]

Moore Party Rentals: The Place to Go for Your Event Needs

Whether planning a backyard event, bridal shower, party, or a massive corporate event, Moore Party Rentals of Prescott, Arizona is the place to go to fulfill all your event needs! Moore Party Rentals is a family owned business, operated by Morey and Katie Moore since 1990. They opened their current location, 711 Miller Valley Road, Prescott, AZ. on April 01, 2019. […]

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