Charter Ollie the Trolley for Holiday Light Tours

Dunn Transportation

The holidays are here – and so is Ollie The Trolley’s one-of-a-kind annual Holiday Light Tour! We know the most spectacular Christmas light displays in the Valley, and we’ll do all the driving in our family friendly trolleys. Bring up to 30 of your loved ones along – and some hot cocoa or cider – and get the whole crew into the Holiday Spirit. Our Jolly trolley operators will … [More]

Spice Up Your Holidays and Stay True to the Southwest

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

Spice up your holidays at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa this Christmas with Southwestern cuisine from Rita’s Cantina & Bar. Enjoy dimly-lit al fresco dining at Rita’s Cantina & Bar on Dec. 25 from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. with a three-course, specially-curated pre-fixe menu, which includes a roasted cauliflower and parsnip bisque, baby kale and … [More]

New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day: Restaurants Offering Specials to Ring in 2021

This year, many restaurants are open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day offering special menus, champagne toasts and even live music. Check out the best New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day restaurant deals below from RetailMeNot. Many of these offers vary by location, so call ahead or make reservations to confirm your spot. Please let me know if you have any questions. If … [More]

ICU Nurse is First Team Member to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine as Banner Health Opens Vaccine Clinics

Banner Health

Emily Beck was the first Banner Health frontline health care worker in Arizona to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as Banner opened its COVID-19 vaccination clinics in central Phoenix. Following her overnight shift as a nurse in the intensive care unit at Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix, Beck pulled into the drive-through vaccine lane at 8 a.m. at the Arizona State … [More]

Fry’s Food Stores and Phoenix Suns Tip-Off 14th Season Together

Phoenix Suns

Despite these unprecedented challenging times, there are some things that just can’t be stopped. With the renewal of one of the Suns’ longest standing partnerships, 14 years in total, the team will celebrate Fry’s Food Stores Tip-Off Week while preparing for the 2020-21 home opener against the Dallas Mavericks on December 23. “With shared family values and a … [More]

Home Value Growth Breaks Records as Rents Stabilize


Rent appreciation began to recover in November after a long slide that began in February, and home value growth soared to new heights, according to Zillow's® latest Real Estate Market Report1. Looking forward, Zillow economists predict 2021 sales to be the strongest since 2005, for rent growth to make up for what it lost in 2020 and for home values to reach 10% year over year … [More]

Amazon Offers Customers Free, Convenient and Easy Returns at More Locations This Holiday Season


Amazon announced that it’s here to help make buying – and returning – even more stress-free and convenient as possible this holiday season. New this year, customers have even more time to make a decision on keeping that gift or holiday purchase with an even longer returns window. Most items shipped between October 1 and December 31, 2020, can be returned until January 31, 2021. … [More]

Arizona Dental Benefits Provider COVID-19 Relief Funding Efforts Expected to Reach $1.1B 

Delta Dental of Arizona

Delta Dental announced its COVID-19 relief efforts are expected to reach $1.1 billion by early 2021, including more than $10 million in Arizona alone. This significant financial commitment builds on Delta Dental's 65-year history of supporting America's oral health and continues its leadership in the provision of support to the U.S. dental marketplace during the COVID-19 … [More]

Flinn Foundation President and CEO Tammy McLeod Joins the Utility Customer Research Consortium as a Board Advisor

Flinn Foundation

Poised to apply a broad level of private-sector executive and community leadership experience that includes nearly 23 years at Arizona Public Service, Arizona’s largest public utility, Flinn Foundation President and CEO Tammy McLeod, Ph.D., has accepted the position of Board Advisor of The Utility Customer Research Consortium (UCRC). Comprised of a blue-ribbon panel of senior … [More]

Five Leadership Principles to Help Us Thrive in Perilous Times

by Abrar Ansari

Regardless of where your company or organization is right now, 2021 is likely to be a year like no other we have ever experienced. The world has never been so stressed, with people being under numerous threats both perceived and actual, and feeling alienated, divided and uncertain about the future. As the author of (Management by Intent) – The Five Principles, I say thriving … [More]