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Maricopa County funds homelessness solutions with $1.3 million in contracts

Six contracts worth $1.3 million will be applied toward specific ways for Maricopa County to effectively manage area homelessness through coordinated resources like rapid rehousing and emergency shelters.

Literacy Connects, Bookmans partner for back-to-school book drive

Three Tucson Bookmans locations are accepting new or gently used books for children in kindergarten through fifth grade through Aug. 31, with a special celebration on Aug. 26.

UPDATED: Ducey appeals for disaster loan assistance for Yavapai County residents

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that disaster funds are available to businesses and residents in counties affected by recent flooding, according to a press release.

Arizona Education Department praised for ESSA plan

For its work in designing an improved school-rating system, the Arizona Department of Education’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan received praise in a recently released report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, according to a press release.

Liberty Market serves up water savings with Water Wise Gilbert program

Longtime Gilbert enterprise Liberty Market recently received designation as a Water Wise Gilbert restaurant for its efforts at saving water over the past year.

Berge Ford Collision Repair Center receives Assured Performance certification

Berge Ford Collision Repair Center has received certification from Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, for its adherence to manufacturer specifications in repairing Automaker brand vehicles and to manufacturer’s specifications.

Discover's Phoenix Customer Care Center named a top company to work for

Republic Media and azcentral.com have named Discover’s Phoenix Customer Care Center as a Top Company To Work for in Arizona based on the company’s employee input.

Gilbert Chamber to host Arizona Wilderness Brewing entrepreneur at GEM Talks

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce will host Arizona entrepreneur Jonathan Buford in September as part of its Gilbert, Entrepreneurial, Motivational (GEM) Talks series of interactive sessions.

Surprise opens adult sport league registration

Registration will soon open for the city of Surprise's fall adult sports leagues for soccer, indoor volleyball, kickball, flag football, basketball and softball.

Greater Phoenix Chamber seeks graphic designer

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) is seeking a contract graphic designer to create print and online marketing materials for a two-month period beginning in September.

Tucson Electric Power seeks bids for new natural gas generator

Bidding is underway for the engineering, design and construction of a new Tucson Electric Power (TEP) natural gas generator to help the company provide electric service and expand its renewable energy efforts.

Bullhead City opens registration for fall softball league

Registration for the Bullhead City's Recreation Division Fall Softball League is open through 5 p.m. Aug. 28.

Glendale administrator appointed to third term on Tourism Advisory Council

Gov. Doug Ducey has tapped Glendale’s Convention and Visitors Bureau administrator Lorraine Zomok to serve another term on the state’s Tourism Advisory Council.

Seven Coconino County programs receive national recognition

Coconino County was recently honored by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with awards for seven county government programs and services.

Ducey appoints Yuma attorney to county Superior Court

Gov. Doug Ducey has tapped Yuma attorney Brandon Kinsey to be appointed to the Yuma County Superior Court.

City of Surprise seeking participants for Veterans Day parade

The city of Surprise is accepting entries for participation in this year’s Veterans Day parade.

Unison Bank unveils new Gilbert branch

Unison Bank recently opened a branch in Gilbert and will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony in September to celebrate the new branch.

Blood donors receive free Sunsplash Waterpark admission through Monday

Residents can make a difference for hospital patients as blood donors and receive a free pass to a local water park through Monday.

Registration deadline to vote in Yuma election quickly approaching

Yuma city officials urge residents to register to vote Yuma's Aug. 29 election; the registration deadline is Monday.

Nominate your favorite Casa Grande artist for a Bravo Award

The Casa Grande Arts & Humanities Commission is accepting nominations for the 2016 Bravo Award.

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