Tucson Metro Chamber

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Friday, August 17, 2018
     MEDIA ADVISORY  For Immediate Release   UnitedHealth Group to Host Job Fair in Tucson, Seeks to Hire 142 Employees   WHAT:                 OptumRx, a leading pharmacy care services organization and one of the Optum companies of UnitedHealth Group, will host a job fair Wednesday, Aug. 22, with the goal to hire 142 customer service representatives in Tucson. The new positions will ...read more
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Thursday, August 09, 2018
Hexagon acquires mine safety specialist, Guardvant  Leading fatigue-detection technology to strengthen solutions portfolio   TUCSON, ARIZONA, AUGUST 2, 2018 – Hexagon’s Mining division today announced the acquisition of Guardvant, a provider of integrated safety solutions for the mining industry. Based in Tucson, Arizona, Guardvant specializes in advanced technologies that help mines to ...read more
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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
PCC Earns Top Honor for Facilities Management  Tucson, AZ -- Pima Community College is a recipient of the 2018 Award of Excellence in Facilities Management from APPA, previously known as the Association of Physical Plant Administrators.    The Award for Excellence is the highest institutional honor awarded by APPA, which promotes excellence in management of educational facilities. Only 60 ...read more
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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Hughes Helps Program Recognized for Commitment to Financial Education August 2, 2018  Hughes Federal Credit Union puts the credit union philosophy of People Helping People into real action, going beyond financial services and products, and giving back to the community it serves by providing financial education to help at every stage in life.BadCredit.org an expert financial resource to help ...read more
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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Jessie Butler Public Information Manager jbutler@flytucson.com 520.573.4835 (office)623.399.7240 (cell) For immediate release: August 7, 2018  Frontier Airlines Brings New Nonstop Flights Between Tucson and Denver Special Introductory Fare of $29 One Way Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is bringing its “Low Fares Done Right” service to Tucson International Airport starting November 7 when ...read more
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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
The E.W. Scripps Company’s radio sell-off picked up steam Tuesday with a two-market $8 million sale. The Cincinnati-based broadcaster says it has cut a deal to sell a total of eight radio stations in Boise and Tucson to Lotus Communications for $8 million. The deal marks the third cluster sale for Scripps with five more markets to go. The Tucson stations included in the deal are AC “94.9 Mix FM” ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
 The Rio Nuevo Board on Tuesday approved an extension to the developer of 75 E. Broadway to complete environmental and archaeological review of the site.The Board voted 6-0 to extend to Aug. 31 the deadline given to J.E. Dunn, the firm that will be constructing the retail/office/parking project.Board member Mark Irvin requested a project update from J.E. Dunn at the Board’s Aug. 28 meeting.In ...read more
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Tucson Industrial Development Authorityoffers homebuyer assistanceThe Tucson Industrial Development Authority makes purchasing a home moreaffordable for local residents with its down payment assistance and mortgage tax creditprograms.Buyers whose annual income does not exceed $99,169 may receive up to 5 percent oftheir mortgage loan to help make their down payment under the Pima TucsonHomebuyer’s ...read more
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The Foothills Club of Tucson, a local 501(c)(3)non-profit, charitable organization of over 80 local business leaders, has elected its Board of Directors for 2018-19.  The club’s mission is to raise and distribute funds for children/youth groups in Southern Arizona.  Its main fundraising events include The Love On The Rocks Valentines Gala, Let It Ride Golf Tournament in May and a Corner Bar ...read more
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Barker Contracting, Inc. earns spot in ENR Southwest Top 50 Contractors 2018 ranking For the first time in its 14-year history, Barker Contracting has earned a spot in the widely anticipated Engineering News Record (ENR) annual ranking of the Southwest’s Top 50 Contractors 2018. Barker is ranked number 43 on the list. Though Barker is licensed to work in 21 states, the Top 50 ranking is based ...read more
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