Tucson Chamber of Commerce News

Tucson City Council approves new retail development

The Tucson Metro Chamber is applauding the recent vote by the Tucson City Council to approve a rezoning request that will pave the way for a new retail development on Tucson’s east side, a move the Chamber says will lead to job creation for the city.

Cardondelet Health Network names Theresa Mouton as new CFO

Carondelet Health Network has tapped Theresa Mouton to serve as the company’s market chief financial officer and oversee financial operations for three of the health network’s hospitals.

VERTESS offers tips for health care entities

Tucson’s merger and acquisition advisory firm VERTESS recently offered tips for success designed to help companies sort out their priorities.

Tucson literacy program to perform children’s stories

Tucson-based nonprofit Literacy Connects will present a double performance of tales written by children from Southern Arizona at the Berger Performing Arts Center on May 21.

Chamber acquires new investor services and affinity director

Industry professional Manfredi joined the Tucson Metro Chamber last month.

Connect2Compete connects 260,000 low-income people to internet

The Tucson Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Cox Communications's Connect2Compete initiative has now provided internet connections and access to other digital technologies to 260,000 low-income people. 

Arizona State Parks holding family campout weekends

Arizona State Parks recently announced dates for its Spring 2017 Family Campout Program, which is designed to provide basic camping instruction while promoting enthusiasm for nature and outdoor activities.

Chamber CEO critical of Tucson school board in superintendent's resignation

Tucson Metro Chamber President and CEO Michael Varney recently released a letter in which he called the decision by the Tucson Unified School District Board to accept the resignation of Superintendent H.T. Sanchez  regrettable.

United Way to co-host Early Education Breakfast

The United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona's Business Leaders are co-hosting their 12th educational breakfast on March 16 to honor a third-grade educator who has excelled in teaching students how to read.

Coal-fired plant's owners weigh options for its future

Owners of an Arizona coal plant recently voted on the future of the Navajo Generation Station's operation. 

Mayor to attend open house to support science education

Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation is holding an open house from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the future of Arizona’s science and students.

Carondelet Health Network launches American Heart Month campaign

Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital and Cardonelet St. Mary’s Hospital have paired together with the American Heart Association to promote February’s American Heart Month campaign to community members.

Children’s Museum to host health and wellness fair

A free health and wellness fair will be held March 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Children’s Museum Tucson for children of all ages and their families.

Tucson Chamber backs Proposition 101 for road repairs

Tucson residents could begin to see a half-cent sales tax increase from the passage of Proposition 101, which recently received support from the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Clark takes permanent role with Scripps stations in Tucson

Leon Clark, an active member in the Tuscon community, was recently named permanent vice president and general manager at KGUN 9 On Your Side, an E.W. Scripps Co. station.

Tucson's La Placita complex to be torn down in May

The colorful La Placita complex in downtown Tucson is slated for demolition in May.

Suspiros Cakes opens first stateside shop in Tucson

Suspiros Cakes, a gourmet cake and pie shop based in Mexico, recently opened in Tucson to a long line of fans eagerly awaiting the chance to purchase delicacies.

Biz tip of the week: Make a million dollars networking

SCORE and the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association recently hosted the “How To Make A Million Dollars Networking” workshop, conducted by a panel of experts sharing their tips and advice on how to increase your financial revenue.

Lodge on the Desert reaches settlement with creditor

The owners of Lodge on the Desert have reached a settlement agreement with a creditor to help the hotel rise out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy status.

Metro Business Network