Mesa Chamber of Commerce News

Southeast Valley Realtors recognized for global business alliance

The Southeast Valley Regional Association of Realtors has become Arizona’s only award-winning Global Business and Alliances Council as named by the National Association of Realtors as a Gold Council 2017 Global Achievement Program.

Salt River Project applauds Valley businesses for energy conservation

Salt River Project recognized 15 Valley businesses for their conservation efforts during its recent Champions of Energy Efficiency Awards Luncheon, marking the fourth year it has honored local companies for their energy-saving commitments.

Mesa Community College student awarded $1,500 scholarship

A Mesa Community College student is the recipient of a $1,500 Robert Greenberg Scholarship awarded by the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) to pursue an education in broadcast engineering and technology.

Hacienda HealthCare to mark 50 years in operation

Hacienda HealthCare will celebrate its 50th anniversary this month and will host a community event to mark the organization’s milestone.

Over 250,000 bottles of water donated to Mesa’s water challenge so far

Campaigning by local leaders has yielded over 267,000 donated bottles of water since June for the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign’s One Ton Water Challenge.

Ribbon-cutting held for Mesa Veterans Resource Center

The Mesa United Way, with the Mesa Chamber of Commerce and Mesa Community College, on Aug. 2 hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting for the Mesa Veterans Resource Center.

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.

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.

Mesa Chamber to host open house, ribbon cuttings

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce along with two United Way groups and MyNewsMesa.com recently moved their headquarters to Mesa Community College's downtown campus.

Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign aims to help with effects of summer heat

Half a million bottles of water will help to stave off extreme heat for Mesa residents this summer with the 11th annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign underway.

Blinds Chalet offers education program for professionals in Mesa

Mesa-based interior design company Blinds Chalet is offering an enhanced support system for interior designers, contractors and property management professionals with its free upgraded design education program.

Mesa’s House of Refuge triumphs over loss of HUD funding

Thanks to community support, the Mesa-based House of Refuge has overcome its loss of Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding to remain in service for the area’s homeless families.

Ducey inks SB 1406 to curb ‘drive-by’ litigation

In an effort to abolish “drive-by” lawsuits prevalent throughout the Valley in 2016, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed legislation designed to hinder "unnecessary" complaints stemming from alleged parking violations.

Flancer’s Gourmet Grub raises over $30,000 for charities

Flancer’s Gourmet Grub recently raised over $30,000 to help three charities in need.

MCCD to use new educational resource program

The Maricopa Community College District (MCCD) Purchasing Department will begin utilizing the Open Educational Resources (OER) program.

Mesa Community College students awarded scholarships by Coca-Cola

Two Mesa Community College (MCC) students have been honored as team scholars.

Lohman Company ranked No. 1 accounting firm in Arizona

Lohman Company based in Mesa has been ranked the No. 1 accounting firm in the state by Ranking Arizona The Best of Arizona Business 2017, which ranks accounting firms that have six to 33 CPAs, a release on the Mesa Chamber of Commerce website said.

Harper-Marinick to serve as interim chancellor for Maricopa Community Colleges

Maria Harper-Marinick, Maricopa Community Colleges’ executive vice chancellor and provost, will serve as interim chancellor beginning next month.

Grand opening festivities planned at Superstition Springs Center's renovated play area

Imagination’s the motivation at Mesa’s newly renovated children's playground at Superstition Springs Center, which is holding an official ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at 6555 E. Southern Ave. in the Sears Court.

Wilkes University ranks in nation’s top 25 colleges for economic value

Mesa, Arizona’s Wilkes University has gained top national ranking for fiscal value by The Economist, a leading international periodical, placing not only 25th in the country, but higher than any other Arizona higher learning institution.

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