Movie crew films at Banner Ironwood Medical Center

A film production crew was on location at Banner Ironwood Medical Center, 37000 N. Gantzel Road in Queen Creek, for several hospital-based scenes March 16 and 18 in an upcoming movie. The scenes were for the movie “John Light” — a faith-based film, which JCFilms is producing, that includes actor Dean Cain. Mr. Cain had […]

MAG program manager named woman of the year

Overseeing cattle operations on a family farm in Minnesota may seem far removed from leading efforts toward renewed transportation funding in Arizona, but succeeding in traditionally male-dominated careers is nothing new for Audra Koester Thomas. Ms. Koester Thomas, transportation planning program manager for the Maricopa Association of Governments, will be recognized as the WTS Phoenix […]

American Care Concepts announce groundbreaking in Queen Creek

American Care Concepts has announced the groundbreaking of a new assisted living and memory care center in Queen Creek. The community Countryside Senior Living, 22773 E Ocotillo Road. will consist of 40 resident suites, individual dining areas, common areas, salon, secure outdoor courtyards, team member support areas and outdoor equine and animal therapy facilities. Countryside […]

Queen Creek couple reaches new heights with Prolift Rental

A Queen Creek couple opened Prolift Rental to help others with industrial needs maneuver in constricted workspaces. “My wife and I have a scissor lift rental company located here in Queen Creek, with all brand new state-of-the-art equipment that we rent out,” said Justin Hagerty, 45. He and his wife, Kristina, 41, not only operate […]

Pei Wei opens in Queen Creek

Pei Wei’s first Queen Creek restaurant, 21051S. Ellsworth Loop Road, opened its doors March 11. The restaurant celebrated its official grand opening with giveaways, prizes on March 22, according to the release. The new restaurant is the fifth Pei Wei location to feature the brand’s new-build prototype, a new look for the fast-casual brand. The […]

Power Tags, Titles and More celebrates 10 years in business

A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Power Tags, Titles and More, 3125 W. Hunt Highway Suite No. 104, was held recently. Power Tags, Titles and More LLC is an authorized third party for the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division. “We have two locations: Queen Creek (county island) and Florence. Last week we […]

Nando’s Mexican Cafe, Pei Wei ribbon-cutting events planned by Queen Creek chamber

[Update: Kayla Geoffroy, Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce administrative assistant, said in an e-mail that the Pei Wei ribbon-cutting ceremony has been changed to Friday, March 22. The previous date was March 11.] The Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce is hosting ribbon-cutting ceremonies for Nando’s Mexican Cafe, March 5, and Pei Wei Asian Kitchen, March 22. […]

Leading Edge Academy to host teacher job fairs March 5, 21

Leading Edge Academy will be hosting two teacher job fairs this spring, one at the Gilbert campus for positions throughout the network and another at the Maricopa location focusing on hiring for that campus specifically. Leading Edge Academy is a 15-year-old network of charter schools with six locations throughout the Valley, according to a release. […]

Landsea buys 90 home sites at ‘Harvest Queen Creek’

Landsea Homes has acquired 90 single family home sites at Harvest Queen Creek. “We are very pleased to be taking another major step forward in Arizona with this community in Harvest Queen Creek,” Peter Beucke, Arizona division president of Landsea Homes, said in a release. “Homebuyers will find high-performance homes at attainable prices that allow […]

Queen Creek, other East Valley communities prepare for Entrepreneur Week

PHX East Valley Entrepreneur Week begins Monday, Feb. 18, with Queen Creek among the communities playing host to a series of free events to help existing businesses grow and get startups off the ground. “Our region has always been known as a hub for entrepreneurial ventures,” stated Denny Barney, president and CEO of East Valley […]