Until today, small businesses in Pinal County had been excluded from the recently-announced small business loan program announced by the President. Today, Governor Ducey announced that his office had secured inclusion of Pinal County (and Maricopa and Pima Counties) in the eligibility requirements for these specialized loans. Please see here for further information:…/small-business-administration-appr… This link […]

COVID-19 Update

The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce acknowledges concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its potential impacts on Arizona employers, non-profits, and service providers. The situation regarding COVID-19 is changing daily and we will continue to closely monitor communications from Governor Ducey, CDC and other health authorities in the region and provide organizational […]

The Economy is Ours To Own

Kimber Lanning, a TEDxTucson talk. own spending habits create opportunities for everyone to have jobs. Or not. Kimber is the fiercest advocate for locally owned businesses, which not only …


ARIZONA at WORK partners with employers to meet their workforce needs. With locally based services, they have the network to connect people and jobs. By helping businesses succeed and grow, they lay the groundwork for a stronger Arizona economy. And by sharing the solutions you need to find the right employees—right here, right now—they are committed […]

North/South Corridor Updates

The proposed North-South Corridor spans about 55 miles between U.S. 60 in Apache Junction and I-10 in Eloy, passing through the city of Coolidge, town of Florence and portions of unincorporated Pinal County along the way. Environmental impact studies are currently underway. As updates to this all important roadway becomes available, they will be posted […]

Digital Business and rural communities

Digital business is the creation of new value chains and business opportunities that traditional businesses cannot offer and represent one of the most dynamic growth aspects of most major economies. How much is Digital business key to rural community businesses surviving?