The Smoki Museum is Now… Museum of Indigenous People

by Cindy Gresser, Executive Director, Museum of Indigenous People Over sixteen years ago, as our Native American Advisory Committee met, we formally changed the mission of the museum to: “To instill understanding and respect for the indigenous cultures of the southwest.”  At the same time, discussions on whether to change the museum’s name was also … 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…

A Highlands Center Summer

Summer at the Highlands Center brings the arts into the natural world with our 6th annual Shakespeare in the Pines fundraiser. And, the James Family Discovery Gardens, the only accessible, native botanical garden of its kind in the Prescott area, provides the perfect day outing or site for a special event. Who could ask for … Read More…

Ron Drake Week Inspires Hundreds

by Margo Christensen, Ponderosa Hotel Management & Member of the Ron Drake Steering Committee The Ron Drake Consulting Week in January was inspiring, and that’s a massive understatement.  Most of us had no idea what to expect beyond a series of meetings over a three-day period plus one large “visioning” session.  Ron Drake, consultant, speaker … Read More…

Safeguarding Your Retirement

What is the No.1 concern for most pre-retirees and retirees? by Ronald Stevenson and Barbara Clark Stevenson Baby boomers are retiring at astonishing rates and are looking for ways to replace their steady paycheck. They are worried about the potential of Social Security diminishing and what might happen to their retirement if it does. At … Read More…

ASHLEY FURNITURE ANNOUNCES STORE TO OPEN IN PRESCOTT

Officials from Ashley Furniture Industries have signed a lease to open an Ashley HomeStore in the vacant multistory building previously occupied by The RoomStore near the Prescott Mall. The lease was initiated through the Phoenix-based Velocity Retail Group. Kurt Haines, senior vice president, Ashley Furniture HomeStore, said the store will open sometime in mid-November. Haines … Read More…