A Renovation Loan Can Help You Create Your Dream Home

by Gayle M. McCarthy, Branch Manager, American Pacific Mortgage Spring and summer are the perfect seasons for home improvement projects. All you need is time, imagination and money. There are many ways for you to finance your project. Whether your job is a light fixer-upper or a huge remodel, there are renovation home loans that … Read More…

You Better Believe Little Things Count

by Sheri L. Heiney, ASBC, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce Satisfied customers return to purchase again. Returning customers combined with new customers creates business growth and long-term success. In a competitive, progressive society there are generally numerous products and services of essentially the same quality available on the market at any given time; … Read More…

Never too Old to Learn

by Marnie Uhl, President/CEO, Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce As I celebrate 13 years at the Prescott Valley Chamber and seven years prior with the Springerville-Eagar Chamber, I am amazed how this industry is still exciting, dynamic and challenging. What started out as a part-time job has turned into a passion that burns within me … Read More…

Spring Events in Prescott

Dancing for the Stars An annual fundraising benefit for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arizona where local celebrities dance with professional dancers  and help raise money for the benefit of the children in our community. April 13th • Matinee at 1pm & A VIP Evening Performance (Sold Out) Elks Theater • 117 E. Gurley … Read More…

Retirement Residency 101

by Parshalla Wood, Financial Consultant, Wedbush Securities As you grow older, housing issues become an integral part of your retirement plans, and you may find yourself in a number of different scenarios. You could be living on a fixed income and want to get additional cash from your home. You could feel isolated in the … Read More…

At 40, Good Enough, Still Just Isn’t!

Olsen’s for Healthy Animals by Steve Sischka, Owner, Olsen’s For Healthy Animals What started out in Chino Valley in 1979 as a dream of Mike and Sherrill Olsen and Mike’s father John has become much, much more over the past 40 years! Back then, their objective was to just survive as a tiny Purina feed … Read More…

Horses for Heroes

A Program Specifically Designed For Veterans by Mary Dillinger, Public Affairs Officer, NAVAHCS Northern Arizona VA Health Care System (NAVAHCS) joins with equine therapy programs to create a safe environment for individuals to work with horses, build relationships and bond. Heroes and Horses is a nonprofit organization working with rescue horses and other equine animals. … Read More…

Does a Homeowner’s Policy Cover Your Home Business?

Thanks to advances in technology and the Internet, more and more people are running home-based businesses, either full-time or part-time. But will a homeowner’s policy cover the risks of a home-based business? In nearly every case, the answer is no. The only exception to this might be if a homeowner’s policy has a special endorsement, … Read More…

You Dream, We Build

by Falen Hague, Office Manager, West Valley Garage Cabinets Going out to find an item in a messy garage can be a daunting task. Rummaging through piles and stacks is exhausting. In Prescott, the solution to this problem is West Valley Garage Cabinets. Providing the finest craftsmanship in custom garage cabinets, West Valley Garage specializes … Read More…