PRESCOTT ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

by John Heiney, Community Outreach Manager, City of Prescott The City of Prescott has added another tool to support its vibrant downtown. City Council recently unanimously approved the creation of an entertainment district in a defined area, about one-half square-mile centered by the downtown. The entertainment district designation will give the city more flexibility to approve … Read More…

BUILDING A BALANCED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN

by Charlie Tardibuono, Business and Technology Developer and Jim Robb, Economic Development Technology Consultant, City of Prescott Economic Development Carefully planning for economic growth can yield much needed revenue while protecting our identity and our future. Soon, a specific approach to bolstering the economy in the greater Prescott area (GPA) will be proposed to key … Read More…

LEADERSHIP EVERY DAY

by Sheri Heiney, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce Your growth as a leader starts right now, wherever you are at this very moment. You don’t have to be president of a billion-dollar company to be a leader. You can begin with your present relationships – your family and friends, your community associations, your … Read More…

PRESCOTT HERITAGE TRAIL & HISTORY HUNT

by John Heiney, City of Prescott If you’re ready to learn about the rich history of Prescott, search for hidden clues and soak in the beauty of Arizona’s 1864 territorial capital, then the Heritage Trail & History Hunt is for you! Launching in the fall of 2017, the City of Prescott in partnership with the … Read More…

CREATING CONNECTIONS

Events help guests connect, relax and indulge by Holli Maurer, Vice President of Operations/General Manager, Residence Inn by Marriott At Residence Inn by Marriott, our brand is all about helping guests thrive on the road. We are mainly an extended stay hotel, and we target guests who are staying five nights or longer. It is … Read More…

THE PAKIS CENTER FOR BUSINESS PHILANTHROPY AT THE ARIZONA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Two Arizona companies receive $40,000 each for their innovative philanthropy initiatives The Arizona Community Foundation’s Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy recently announced the prize-winning companies in its first-ever BOOST! Prize competition. Fann Contracting, Inc., a Prescott-based highway and civil construction company, and Goodmans Interior Structures, an office furniture dealer with offices in Phoenix, Tucson and … Read More…

POISED FOR THE FUTURE

by Harvey Skoog, Mayor, Prescott Valley As Prescott Valley approaches its 40th anniversary since incorporation in 1978, the town is looking forward to some exciting developments. The town celebrated a huge achievement when the Prescott Valley Event Center was built and opened in 2006. Expectations were high and the economy was roaring. National artists and … Read More…

CITY SPEAK: LOOK WHAT WE STARTED

by Harry B. Oberg, Mayor of Prescott Upon taking office in Nov. 2015, I wrote a State of the City article to inform our citizens of the pressing issues facing Prescott. Now, it’s time to provide an update. During my time as mayor, Prescott City Council and staff have made significant strides. Let me summarize: … Read More…