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…

Unity, Teamwork Emphasized at Annual Prescott Chamber of Commerce Meeting

by Ray Newton No doubt about it—the Prescott Chamber of Commerce motif for 2019 was “unity and teamwork.” Virtually everyone who spoke emphasized that theme at its Jan. 16 annual meeting. Beginning with master of ceremonies Sanford Cohen down through the keynote speech of Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli, the terms “unity,” “cooperation,” “partnership,” and “teamwork” … Read More…