INDEPENDENT WORKERS IN PRESCOTT

Are you ready for a ‘real’ coworking space? by Melanie Banayat, Founder, WingSpace Coworking According to the 2016 annual State of Independence in America report, the independent workforce is projected to amount to nearly half the workforce by 2021. As a result, there are many new entrepreneurs, freelancers, telecommuters and startups working from their homes … Read More…

ROTARY DELIVERS RESULTS

Leading change in our community and world by A.J. Sheridan, President, Sunup Rotary Club Involvement in Rotary means involvement with leadership in local, national and international community service. Paul P. Harris, a Chicago attorney, formed the first Rotary Club of Chicago in February 1905. It was one of the first service organizations aimed at creating … Read More…

TEAMLOGIC IT

Serving even more businesses with technology consulting and IT support services by Rob Fallows  In 2005, small-business owners either worked on their PCs, networks or servers themselves or signed up to expensive and restrictive contracts with computer-knowledgeable individuals who would come out every few months and blow dust out of machines. It was a very … Read More…

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: COSMETICS WITHOUT SYNTHETICS

Local entrepreneur and mom helps customers stay healthy and beautiful Marj Melchiors, founder of Cosmetics Without Synthetics, started her business 20 years ago out of a need to share chemical-free makeup and skincare products with others. Suffering from allergies and chemical sensitivity since childhood, Melchiors had always sought out personal care and cosmetic products with … Read More…

HASSAYAMPA INN

Supporting local ranchers through new culinary offering by Penny Allphin, CHME, VP Sales & Marketing The historic Hassayampa Inn, located in beautiful downtown Prescott, Arizona, will celebrate its 90th year in business in November, and is proud to announce the implementation of our “support local” purchasing initiative. As of Aug. 10, the Peacock Dining Room, a … Read More…

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR NEW VIRTUAL REALITY PROGRAM

To prepare students for high-demand careers in virtual reality (VR), computer gaming, animation and aviation simulation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has launched a new Bachelor of Science in Simulation Science, Games and Animation at the Prescott Campus. Student applications for the only program of its kind in Arizona are being accepted now for classes that start … Read More…

PUSD/ERAU PARTNER RELATIONSHIPS

by Joe Howard, Superintendent, Prescott Unified School District On behalf of Prescott Unified School District (PUSD), I am excited to welcome Prescott LIVING Magazine to “town” with the first of many columns about the PUSD partnerships within our community. A school district is nothing without community partnerships. PUSD has an unbelievable amount of this support, … Read More…

WHO IS THE CHAMBER?

WHY DO WE NEED A CHAMBER? by Sheri Heiney, President & CEO of the Prescott Chamber of Commerce The Prescott Chamber of Commerce is uniquely situated to be the connecting force in the Prescott area, as well as across the nation. Your chamber helps bridge together businesses, schools, development authorities, tourism, citizens, churches, the arts … Read More…

BIZ! BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

REFLECTIONS ON OWNING A BOUTIQUE AD AGENCY IN PRESCOTT FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS by Tracey Horn, Owner, Helken & Horn Advertising Agency Looking back on more than 20 years of change and growth in any business can be extraordinary, but looking at a small advertising agency in Prescott seems fortuitous. A random person stumbled … Read More…

MIX UP YOUR FAMILY VACATION WITH ADVENTURE EDUCATION!

Four Corners School Discovery Center Family vacations can be challenging for restless bodies forced to spend endless hours in the car with little creative activity and frequent potty stops getting you nowhere fast. What if there was a place where everyone could recharge, interact, and activate the mind? The Canyon Country Discovery Center in Monticello, … Read More…