In-Home Care Workers Essential in Fight Against COVID-19

Arizona In-Home Care Association

With reports of nursing homes in Arizona’s most populous counties seeing a spike in Coronavirus cases, the Arizona In-Home Care Association (AZNHA) is providing critical information on the healthcare workers who will be essential in fighting the pandemic: Caregivers. “COVID-19 is arguably the most devastating health crisis that Arizona has had to face.  As doctors, nurses … [More]

Title Co. Offers Remote Online Notarization (RON) at No Cost

Pioneer Title Agency

Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Governor Doug Ducey have issued an Executive Order allowing Arizonans to use Remote Online Notarization (RON), effective April 10, 2020. RON is the process of signing paperwork using audio-visual technology to appear before a notary instead of being physically present. As such, Pioneer Title Agency, which is the largest family-owned title and … [More]

Insurtech Startup to Aid Auto Insurance Clients with Giveback Program


Branch, the insurance technology startup with services in Arizona, announced they are giving back 15% of monthly insurance premiums to auto policyholders in response to the current health crisis. This compassionate initiative recognizes clients’ reduced driving due to shelter in place orders in effect and works to ease the financial burden many are facing across the … [More]

Corporate Leadership’s New Path in the COVID-19 Crisis

by Chris Yates

The study of history is important because it enables us to see how we got to where we are today. It gives us a sense of how our ancestors made big decisions and helps us to understand how we have tackled change as a society. Through a chain of events, we learn that history repeats itself — both triumphs and grave mistakes. The Black Death pushed across Medieval Europe in the … [More]

Local Dry Cleaning Co. Donates Laundry Services for Banner Health

Prestige Cleners

Prestige Cleaners, the Scottsdale-based family-owned, local dry cleaning company, is donating its professional laundry services to offer relief to Banner Health Foundation’s efforts as the U.S. health care system struggles with shortages of basic personal protective equipment (PPE) amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A U.S. Conference of Mayors survey of more than 200 cities in 41 … [More]

Sheriff’s Office Reminds of Local Services to Stay Safe

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

As we continue to fight the spread of COVID-19, many in our community are struggling with unforeseen financial hardships, loss of employment, food insecurity, and more. To help navigate these difficult times, Sheriff Penzone and his staff released some of the programs our state has in place to provide relief and assistance to Arizonans in need. is a … [More]

Musical and Take-Out Come Together to Support Local Theater Co.

The Phoenix Theatre Company

Social distancing due to coronavirus has kept friends and family isolated across the country, but local restaurants and performers are finding new ways to reconnect, even over the dinner table. Steak 44, Dominick’s Steakhouse, Ocean 44 and Americano! The Musical are offering a unique “Dinner & a Show” experience with white glove curbside take- out service and a virtual … [More]

Phoenix COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant Applications Are Closed Due to Demand

Phoenix Community and Economic Development

Last Tuesday, the Phoenix IDA, in partnership with the City of Phoenix, opened a $2 million grant program known as the Phoenix COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant. Due to the demand and significant response for these grants, the application is now closed. Submitted applications are being reviewed and it is expected grants will be awarded in the coming weeks to a minimum of 200 … [More]

‘No-Contact Car Repair’ Expands to Greater Phoenix


RepairSmith announces the at-home car repair and maintenance service is now available in the greater Phoenix area. The southwest expansion brings safe, 'No-Contact Car Repair' direct to car owners and fleets. RepairSmith is also extending its $100K program offering free, 'No-Contact Car Repair' with an additional $10,000 donation to Phoenix residents to support members … [More]

Waymo, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Make Donations to Support Coronavirus Relief Effort

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Waymo has contributed $100,000 to the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund, providing support to organizations working to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has donated $50,000 to the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund. “Every donation to the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund will go to help those most in need — whether it’s our doctors and nurses caring for patients … [More]

12 Essential Actions Behavioral Health Executives Need to Take Right Now


Qualifacts, a provider of Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions for behavioral health providers, is partnering with OPEN MINDS to present a  webinar, “Navigating the New Normal with COVID-19: 12 Essential Actions Executives Need to Take Right Now,” to be held on April 21, 2020. In a time of great uncertainty, the webinar is designed to provide a deeper understanding of … [More]

Local Co. Creates Convenience Around Grocery Shopping during COVID-19 Pandemic

Queen Creek Olive Mill

As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Arizona, the demand for essential groceries has also been on a steady increase. With Shelter-in-Place, grocery shopping has become a challenge.  Most stores have long lines and empty shelves. But not at Queen Creek Olive Mill.  Here, the team is making it easy to skip the hassle with online ordering, local delivery and … [More]

How to Get Your Stimulus Money by Direct Deposit

by Richard Winchester

The fastest way for someone to get their stimulus money is by direct deposit.  That can only happen if the government has their banking information.  If it doesn’t, any stimulus check will take weeks – perhaps months – to arrive by mail as a check. The IRS has made two web portals available so that individuals whose banking information is not on file with the agency can get … [More]