Dyer: Was an employee promoted at your business?

The Queen Creek Independent newspaper welcomes news from local businesses. Let readers know about employee promotions, achievements, honors or recognitions, new products or services, changes in ownership and management or new hours, etc. News can be in print and at the website at queencreekindependent.com. I’ve been asked several times recently about where to e-mail news […]

Queen Creek celebrating business-friendly environment

A strategic Economic Development effort is key to attracting new businesses to the community, including small businesses, which is fitting for Economic Development and Small Business weeks to coincide. At the May 1 Queen Creek Town Council meeting, Mayor Gail Barney presented proclamations for each, according to a release. “National Small Business Week highlights the […]

Datamark hires Queen Creek resident Dyre

Datamark, a team of public safety geographic information services experts, has hired Queen Creek resident Sandy Dyre, a veteran in the public safety sector with a wealth of experience in 9-1-1 and Next Generation 9-1-1 program development and services. Ms. Dyre will support customers on a local and national level in her new role as […]

Queen Creek girls, 13 and 10, start bag company

While many young girls are worried about homework and boys, two Queen Creek girls have a bigger mission on their mind: running a business. In October 2018, Milla and Claudia Marie Fabirkiewicz started Mila Marie Bags with the help of their mom, Valerie Fabirkiewicz. “These are design-yourself backpacks, everyday bags, evening bags and beach bags […]

CAC’s annual business forum to offer university transfer information

The Central Arizona College Business Division and Business Club will have their annual Business Program and University Transfer Forum Thursday, March 28, at the Signal Peak Campus, 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge. The event will begin 5:30 p.m. with an overview of CAC’s accounting and business programs as well as computer information systems, including web […]

Queen Creek hosts day of activities in honor of Entrepreneur Week

In celebration of PHX East Valley Entrepreneur Week, the Queen Creek Economic Development Department is hosting a day of activities to inspire, educate and promote current and future businesses. On Thursday, Feb. 21, attendees will have the opportunity to engage with local experts and other entrepreneurs. The free workshop will be held at 2 p.m. […]

Pei Wei job fair Jan. 30 for Queen Creek restaurant

Pei Wei – the Asian fast-casual restaurant – is hosting a job fair 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 30 to hire up to 50 people for its first Queen Creek restaurant, 21051 S. Ellsworth Loop Road. The job fair is to take place in the Sun Valley Community Church, 20271 E. Rittenhouse Road. Pei Wei is […]

Queen Creek girls, mother start company

Milla and Claudia Marie Fabirkiewicz of Queen Creek started their own company in October 2018 with the help of their mother. Mila Marie Bags are “design-yourself backpacks, everyday bags, evening bags and beach bags that allow the customer to customize their looks and then change it up depending on their mood or their outfit,” according […]

Pipeline AZ launches online career site in Maricopa County

Pipeline AZ, a career exploration tool funded by the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority, has officially launched in the Arizona market. Dedicated to keeping top talent in the state, Pipeline AZ focuses on connecting job seekers with local pathways to education or directly to employment that specifically matches personal skills and interests, according to a […]