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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jan. 8 senior expo sponsorships available

The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent Senior Expo 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 8, will be hosted at Central Arizona College, Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. It will be held in Building F. There will be plenty of parking, easy access for seniors and classes will not be in session at the […]

Donate to House of Refuge for chance to win Sterling Services AC, heating system

Sterling Services is collecting donated items for the Mesa nonprofit House of Refuge, which houses dozens of families getting back on their feet and out of homelessness. During the month-long drive through Dec. 15, necessities such as diapers, baby wipes, feminine products and toiletries will be collected at Sterling Service’s showroom at 7256 S. 89th […]

Queen Creek to host Small Business Saturday

The Town of Queen Creek is hosting Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24 with the hope of encouraging residents to shop locally. To help increase awareness of local businesses and the benefits of shopping local, the town offers a Shop Queen Creek program, according to a press release. To register a Queen Creek business in […]