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Ian Carter - Arizona Ice and Water

Ian Carter – Arizona Ice & Water

When Amanda and I first discussed the Impact Marana program, I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I could tell how excited Amanda was about this program and I know that she knows her stuff. I couldn’t have possibly known exactly what I was going to experience. The Impact Marana program…

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Elsa M Jacklitch Photography

Elsa M. Jacklitch Photography

My last Guest Editorial was in 2022. I started my business – Elsa M. Jacklitch Photography at the beginning of 2022. I have now been in business for 2 ½ years. My specialties are taking photographs at corporate and non-profit events, taking head shots and selling my photography at art festivals and shows around Tucson…

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Errin Mendibles - Bella Vita Tucson

Errin Mendibles – Bella Vita Tucson

Una Bella Vita Tucson: A Light of Hope for Adolescent Eating Disorder Support Having been a familiar face in Marana’s entrepreneurial and marketing circles for the last 13 years, my journey with Una Bella Vita Tucson, or simply Bella Vita Tucson, has been deeply transformative. This nonprofit organization is my heartfelt dedication to aiding adolescents…

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Marana Chamber of Commerce Announces New Executive Committee and New Board Members for 2024

MARANA, AZ – July 3, 2024 – The Marana Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors and share the 2024-2025 Executive Committee. These individuals bring a wealth of experience and dedication to the chamber’s mission of driving economic growth and community prosperity by supporting, connecting,…

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Hilary Bass - Align Self Care

Hilary Bass – Align Self Care

Yoga is not what you see online. Though those are yoga postures, they do not embrace or represent yoga’s true intentions. The varied tools of Yoga, like breathwork, meditation, and physical movement, are great ways to improve health, manage stress, support better sleep, create mindfulness, promote well-being, and bring everyone together to do something fun.…

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Kathy Bell - Team Lizzie Bell

Kathy Bell – Team Lizzie Bell

When parents are informed that their child has a serious illness or life-altering condition, it can feel overwhelming, like a “deer in headlights” moment. Acceptance of the diagnosis is crucial for empowering the family to move forward. Team Lizzie Bell (TLB) was founded in response to these challenging moments, aiming to support families with medically…

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Brian Vance - Catalina Brewing Company

Brian Vance – Catalina Brewing Company

Catalina Brewing Company recently celebrated its 8th year anniversary as the first brewery in Marana AZ and since then four time winner of ‘Best Brewery in the NorthWest’ by ‘Tucson Local Media’. It’s also the first bicycle themed brewery in southern AZ and is always family friendly. Throughout the years, the owners Brian and Marie…

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Russell True - White Stallion Ranch

Russell True – White Stallion Ranch

White Stallion Ranch has humble roots as it began as a “squatter’s ranch” sometime in the very early 1900s. David Young, who homesteaded the ranch in 1936, picked the location because it already had a house, corrals, and a well. Max Zimmerman, who was known in Chicago as “Max the Hat” for the big cowboy hat he…

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Paula Rivadeneira - Old Souls Animal Rescue and Retirement Home

Paula Rivadeneira – Old Souls Animal Rescue and Retirement Home

Old Souls Animal Rescue and Retirement Home is a completely volunteer-run 501c3 nonprofit animal rescue founded in 2010 to ensure that homeless geriatric, special needs and hospice animals receive quality care and the dignified end of life they deserve. The rescue provides 24-hour palliative care in a home environment, as well as physical therapy, holistic…

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Youth Education Supporters

Youth Education Supporters (Y.E.S.)

Remember when you got excited about the start of school after the long summer off?  Remember shopping for some new clothes and school supplies to be ready for a new year and anticipating new teachers, classes, and friends? For too many families in our community, this is also a stressful time of year  because they cannot afford…

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