Why Businesses Should Partner with Schools

by Sheri Heiney, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce Imagine if every business partnered with its local schools in some way. This would ideally address many of our educational needs, right? The answer is yes! In today’s educational landscape, there is an ever-increasing need for every business to partner with local schools. Matters such … Read More…

What to Look for in a Quality Advertising Agency

by Donna Werking, Owner, Northern AZ Social LLC Every healthy business incorporates marketing and advertising strategies to achieve success and growth. An advertising agency can help you meet your goals as they are an intermediary and prime representative for your brand. An advertising agency’s first initiative is to cultivate cohesive advertising campaigns to help your … Read More…

Become a Tourist in Your Hometown, Prescott

by Sheri Heiney, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce What’s your favorite thing about Prescott? Is it a beautiful downtown with amazing shops and restaurants? Maybe it’s a favorite park where you enjoy playing with your kids, hiking or walking your dog? Or is it the people in your community — your neighbors, local … Read More…

Decriminalizing Mental Illness in Yavapai County

by Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney Twenty-nine-year-old Travis (not his real name) began showing signs of mental illness as a teenager. His parents found treatment for him in Phoenix, where he qualified for AHCCCS health care. With appropriate medications and counseling, Travis was stable. A few years ago, Travis moved to Prescott Valley, found a … Read More…

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Local

by Marnie Uhl, President and CEO, Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce The impact of COVID-19 these past few months has been unprecedented, in fact downright excruciating. But we saw the resilience of our businesses and community emerge with new business models, simpler expectations, and more appreciation of what we have. To support and encourage positive … Read More…

Spring Cleaning Works for Businesses, Too

by Sheri Heiney, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce Small-business spring cleaning, while time-consuming, is extremely beneficial to small business owners: Good time to trim the fat from their organizations while streamlining business processes. It’s exactly like regular spring cleaning except it involves way less elbow grease and a lot more professional evaluating.  OK, … Read More…

Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Prescott Valley

by Marnie Uhl, President/CEO, Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce Some of the best days can be spent outdoors right here in Prescott Valley, where nature and community coexist for a nurturing and satisfying experience.  One of my favorites is Mountain Valley Park; 69 acres of land located in the middle of Prescott Valley. And while … Read More…

The Latest Trends in Digital Marketing

by Donna Werking, Owner, Northern AZ Social, LLC At one time, data-driven marketing like voice search engine optimization and artificial intelligence were considered far-fetched concepts. In 2020, these pioneering marketing trends are being used by growing companies as a standard approach to their marketing strategies. Here are our top three growing trends in marketing for … Read More…