Tucson Metro Chamber News

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Be Agile Week - March 11, 2019 to March 17, 2019

Jonathan Rothschild, Mayor of the City of Tucson, Arizona proclaim March 11, 2019 through March 17, 2019 - “Be Agile Week”.

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Tucson Federal Credit Union's Commitment to Community

When employees of Tucson Federal Credit Union (TFCU) are out in the community, they are often asked, “What makes a credit union different than a bank?” For TFCU, one answer is their passion to “pay it forward.”

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Eller College Professors Win Prestigious TIAA Award

Finance Professors David Brown and Scott Cederburg of the University of Arizona Eller College of Management, along with their co-author Michael O’Doherty of the University of Missouri, won the 23rd Annual TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security.

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Vantage West appoints Nowak as new Business Relationship Manager III

Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, announced the appointment of Teresa Nowak as its new Business Relationship Manager III.

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Vantage West receives $950,000 in CDFI Funding

Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, was recently awarded $950,000 from the U.S Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), fueling its initiative to serve low-income and underserved groups in the community to spur economic development.

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Vantage West Promotes Eppley to Business Banker

Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, announced today the promotion of Mercedes Eppley to Business Banker.

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Tucson Federal Credit Union C-Suite Promotion and New Hire

Matthew Gaspari has been promoted to Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer at Tucson Federal Credit Union (TFCU).

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Vantage West Promotes Gomez to Business Relationship Manger I

Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, announced today the promotion of Miguel (Mickey) Gomez from Sr. Business Banker to Business Relationship Manager I.

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Cox Announces Latina Entrepreneurs of the Year

Annual campaign celebrates its sixth year honoring Latina business owners

Tucson's 390th Memorial Museum receives national accreditation

TUCSON — The 390th Memorial Museum, the only World War II-focused museum in Arizona, recently earned the American Alliance of Museums' Core Documents Verification, making it one of only 75 museums in the U.S. to receive the verification.

Fry's donates $50,000 to Tucson Botanical Gardens after rejecting property bid

Fry’s property on the southeast corner of Grant and Alvernon, was placed on the market shortly after the store closed.

Tucson Metro Chamber applauds school funding plan

The Tucson Metro Chamber congratulated Gov. Doug Ducey and the state legislature for prioritizing school funding and increasing teachers' remuneration.

Tucson Chamber supports sales tax for roadway maintenance

The Tucson Metro Chamber Board of Directors has endorsed the Pima County Sales Tax Advisory Committee's recommendation of offsetting a ½-cent sales tax increase for roadway maintenance with a reduction in property taxes.

Tucson Metro Chamber names Smith to top leadership role

Amber Smith has assumed her duties as president and CEO of The Tucson Metro Chamber Board of Directors.

Festival weekend to raise funds for MADD, Tucson Police, among other organizations

A festival weekend in Tucson will help raise funds for local causes and will feature a variety of entertainment.

Pima County relocates Youth Employment Center to Commerce Park Loop

The Pima County Community Services Employment and Training Development (CSET) department has relocated its Youth Employment Center in order to allow for better access and proximity to other county services.

SAVAHCS, Pima County partner to empower veterans

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) is making a supportive housing and job-training program accessible and expanding available resources to area military veterans through a partnership with Pima County’s Kino Veterans Workforce Center.

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.

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