WHY BUYING LOCAL MEANS SOMETHING

by Sheri Heiney, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce We hear the phrase “buy local” often, yet do we ever really think about what it means? Buying local is so much more than shopping at a local business; it is about keeping jobs in our communities, supporting our youth and elderly; living a healthier … Read More…

ENRICHING COMMUNITY WITH ARTS IN PRESCOTT VALLEY

by Marnie Uhl, President & CEO, Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce A prosperous and quality community is based on several factors: safety, good roads, schools, an active parks and recreation element, strong business and great leadership. A superior community makes an investment in that which brings beauty, a sense of pride and opportunities for creativity. Prescott … Read More…

PLAZA VIEW BALLROOM: EVENT SPACE WITH A COURTHOUSE VIEW

The Plaza View Ballroom is in the heart of downtown Prescott. Located on the third floor of the 1929 historic Old Capital Market Burmister Building, this is one of Prescott’s most unique and historic landmarks.    Step inside the doors of Plaza View Ballroom and treat yourself and your guests to elegance. Top quality services are provided by a professional and dedicated catering … Read More…

WHAT CAUSES KNEE PAIN?

by Robert J. Brownsberger, MD; Whitney James, MD; Dorian Lange, PharmD, of Northern Arizona Pain Institutes Knee pain is a very common complaint that affects people of all ages. Knee pain can be caused by injuries, mechanical problems, types of arthritis and other problems. The location and severity of knee pain may vary depending on … Read More…

PLANNING FOR TAXES IN RETIREMENT

by Ronald F. Stevenson, Investment Advisor Representative and Owner, American Financial Investment, LLC. & Barbara Clark Stevenson, Tax Advisor and Owner, American Financial Investment, LLC. Once you’ve retired, you will no longer have a regular paycheck, and you will likely have to rely on your investments to provide a steady stream of income. It’s important … Read More…

3 FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR SUCCESS STORIES FROM YC

Yavapai College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a resource center for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Director Jeri Denniston heads a staff of four who serve Yavapai County with free one-on-one counseling in finance, management excellence and marketing. The SBDC gives owners and entrepreneurs access to a powerful network of business tools extending to … Read More…

REAP THE BENEFITS OF A RELATIONSHIP WITH SCORE

by Jerry Jones, SCORE Chapter Chair One of the great things about belonging to an organization like SCORE is being able to help others, while continuing to grow and learn as individuals. Membership in SCORE gives us the opportunity to educate the small business community and exercise our leadership skills in the spirit of volunteerism. … Read More…

THE STORY BEHIND PRESCOTT’S SUCCESSFUL DMO

by Margo Christensen, Chairwoman, Prescott Tourism Advisory Committee As board chairwoman of Prescott’s Tourism Advisory Committee (TAC), I have the privilege to work almost daily with the team at the City of Prescott Tourism Office. This City department is structured as the official Destination Management Organization (DMO) for Prescott, and only one DMO can exist … Read More…