The Maricopa Community Colleges have announced that Dr. Donald D. Covey, Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools, has chosen Alfredo Gutierrez to fill a vacancy on the governing board. Gutierrez, a former state legislator, will serve until Dec. 31. He was sworn in on Feb. 4.
Ever since I was young, whenever my brother and I earned money from cleaning the cars or weeding the yard, we had to deposit a portion into a big “flower money” jug my mom made. Then every year when spring came to town, we would purchase flowers and plants for the garden. I loved the bugs our garden attracted and my brother the worms, so we bought into the system with little resistance. Little did I know this would be my first lesson in managing my finances: to save a little bit of all you earn.
Technology is the only way to move the city of Phoenix forward, according to City Councilmen Michael Nowakowski and Sal DiCiccio and together with former Mayor Phil Gordon they’re calling for Phoenix to embrace that.
ARC Bylaws dated Nov. 2, 2009 read as follows: “Prior to initiation of a petition for a special membership meeting, the ARC members desiring the special meeting, shall request a meeting with the ARC Board of Directors to review and discuss the proposed petition.”
As the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce marks the organization’s 20th anniversary, we’re not celebrating two decades of a place or a service or an idea, but of people. It’s the people that make the Chamber. Thousands of them have attended Chamber events, joined as business members, ascended to leadership positions or even taken the reins of the board since the group was formed in 1994.
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce today announced the appointment of Janelle Tassart as director of community relations. Tassart previously served as development and communications manager for Gompers Rehabilitation Center here in Phoenix. Tassart’s primary responsibilities at the Chamber will include strategic planning and implementation of special events and programs targeted to promote the growth and retention of business in the greater Phoenix area, along with recruiting and retaining sponsors for the Chamber’s events and programs.
Making a list and checking it twice, as you manage home, family, friends and business during the holiday season? Do you feel sometimes like you are not giving enough? Do you feel you need more time, energy or money? You are not alone! Think about what you can do that serves family, friends and business.
The State Board of Education recently voted to appoint Christine M. Thompson as executive director for the organization. Thompson succeeds Vince Yanez who announced earlier this month that he will leave the post to accept a position at the Arizona Community Foundation.