Paula Silides to speak at PEO annual coffee event

Dr. Paula Silides, Philanthropic Educational Organization scholar award winner, will speak at the annual PEO Coffee Wednesday, Feb. 13. Dr. Silides is the owner and medical Director of Desert Valley Urgent Care in Chandler, according to a press release. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arizona in […]

APS announces $1.5M increase in aid to customers experiencing financial hardship

Arizona Public Service announced Tuesday, Jan. 8 a $1.5 million increase in assistance for customers who are struggling to pay their electricity bills due to a sudden financial hardship. The assistance include s a special fund of $500,000 designated for Arizonans who have been affected by the federal government shutdown. The announcement more than doubles […]

Motorcycle safety group opens member program to public

The Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation, a nonprofit focused on reducing Arizona motorcycle crashes and the number of distracted drivers, has announced the formation of a membership program for the public. AMSAF is accepting membership applications from supporters and any individual or business that cares about reducing crashes and deaths on Arizona roadways. “Membership […]

SVN names project at Gilbert, Ocotillo roads Deal of the Year

SVN Desert Commercial Advisors has named a development at Gilbert and Ocotillo roads its 2018 Deal of the Year. “The project began with a simple rendering of what the retail development could look like. The vision of this project came with many changes and opportunities for the type of tenants that could make up this […]

Independent Newsmedia launches 13th publication

Independent Newsmedia, Inc., USA, will launch its newest publication in January — the Litchfield Independent — delivered in mailboxes to residents and businesses in the City of Litchfield Park. INI also publishes the Daily News-Sun, five weekly newspapers, five monthlies, one magazine and five community websites, including YourValley.net, throughout the Phoenix-metro area. The company also […]

Pei Wei Asian Kitchen liquor license OK’d by Queen Creek Town Council

[Update: The correct name is Pei Wei Asian Kitchen, according to a representative from the company. The town’s paperwork calls it the Pei Way Fresh Kitchen.] A recommendation of approval is being forwarded to the Arizona Department of Liquor License and Control for a Series 12 restaurant liquor license for a new Pei Wei Asian […]

About Care seeks Queen Creek volunteers to work with homebound residents

With the holidays in full swing, About Care, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization serving the Chandler, Gilbert and Queen Creek areas, is seeking volunteers to help their neighbors. “As the economy still struggles and so many people are affected, About Care would encourage the residents of Chandler, Gilbert and Queen Creek to join us and give […]

Development agreement OK’d for Hampton Inn, restaurants on 4.9 acres

A Hampton Inn hotel and ancillary retail/restaurant uses are planned on 4.9 acres owned by the Town of Queen Creek on the southwest corner of Ellsworth and Rittenhouse Roads. The property is to be sold for $2.5 million. The Queen Creek Town Council at a Dec. 5 meeting approved an agreement with Queen Creek Hospitality […]

Wienerschnitzel restaurant permit, plan approved by Queen Creek Town Council

A Wienerschnitzel restaurant with a drive-thru is to be constructed in the Heritage Town Square Center, approximately 750 feet south of the southeast corner of Old Ellsworth Road and Rittenhouse Road in Queen Creek. A conditional use permit and site plan for the development, requested by Joseph Cross of Select Engineering Services, was approved 7-0 […]

Giving back is part of culture at Fulton Homes

For Valley-based homebuilder Fulton Homes, 2018 was not just about building new homes, but also about making a positive impact on the community. “Giving back is part of our culture at Fulton Homes. The cause marketing campaigns are what people hear about on the radio and television but the countless volunteer hours put in by […]