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Small Business Seminar, Securing Financing FREE -NR2011-6-24 Small Business Seminar, Securing Financing FREE -NR2011-6-24
Join us for the next program in Goodyear's Small Business Seminar Breakfast series,
Goodyear snags double honors from Phoenix New Times 2010 Best of Awards 2011-3-30 Goodyear snags double honors from Phoenix New Times 2010 Best of Awards 2011-3-30
Two of Goodyear's points of pride made the
S&P boosts Goodyear’s bond rating to ‘A+’ 2011-3-06 S&P boosts Goodyear’s bond rating to ‘A+’ 2011-3-06
Thanks to a strong financial position, Goodyear’s bond ratings received a boost last week when Standard & Poor's raised its underlying ratings on the city’s senior-lien and subordinate-lien revenue bonds outstanding by two notches to ‘A+,’ up from ‘A-.’
Social Media Seminar for Small Businesses – FREE Social Media Seminar for Small Businesses – FREE
So you’ve got a Facebook page, now what? Learn how to use Twitter, foursquare, YouTube and LinkedIn to reach your target market during the FREE Social Media Seminar for Small Business, brought to you by the city of Goodyear.
Business Permit Fee and Registration due now Business Permit Fee and Registration due now
It’s time for all Goodyear businesses to register with the City and pay the $75 annual permit fee. Registered businesses are offered a presence on the City website, which receives more than 65,000 visitors each month. Businesses have access and can directly update certain information.
Social Media for Small Business - Free Workshop Social Media for Small Business - Free Workshop
How to Use Social Media to Network and Market Your Business 2.0; Business Workshop from 7 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at Goodyear City Hall Room 117, 190 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear.
Foreign Trade Zone helps Goodyear attract jobs 2011-1-11 Foreign Trade Zone helps Goodyear attract jobs 2011-1-11
Goodyear launches Leading Edge marketing campaign 2010-11-05 Goodyear launches Leading Edge marketing campaign 2010-11-05
Goodyear hosted a well-attended Economic Development Showcase for more than 100 industrial brokers and developers Thursday, launching the city's new Leading Edge marketing campaign.
Suntech Begins Manufacturing in the United States - 2010-10-08 Suntech Begins Manufacturing in the United States - 2010-10-08
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, today opened its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Goodyear, Arizona. The new module production facility has an initial 30MW of annual capacity and will employ more than 75 operators, engineers and professionals by the end of 2010. Due to strong interest from customers, Suntech is already making plans to expand the facility to 50MW early next year and targets to employ more than 150 people by the end of 2011.
Sub-Zero Relocates Jobs NR2010-9-20 Sub-Zero Relocates Jobs NR2010-9-20
Sub-Zero bringing 388 jobs to Goodyear in 2011; purchasing 440,000-square-foot building in Palm Valley 303 Business Park; making $68 million capital investment in Goodyear facility.
Job listings for Goodyear companies and residents NR 2010-9-02 Job listings for Goodyear companies and residents NR 2010-9-02
Residents can use city website to find jobs with companies registered in Goodyear
Suntech Offers Green Jobs Fair Saturday NR2010-8-13 Suntech Offers Green Jobs Fair Saturday NR2010-8-13
Suntech offers a JOB FAIR on Sat., Aug. 14 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Skyway Church, 14900 W. Van Buren St. to hire about 20 employees for its initial phase of production, scheduled to begin this October.
Luke selected as a preferred F-35 training base NRrevised2010-8-02 Luke selected as a preferred F-35 training base NRrevised2010-8-02
Luke Air Force Base has been selected by the U.S. Air Force as a preferred training location for the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, along with Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
Goodyear's website goes international NR2010-7-07 Goodyear's website goes international NR2010-7-07
Goodyear's Website can now be translated into five different languages: Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish.
Goodyear construction continues on new Park and Ride NR2010-7-02 Goodyear construction continues on new Park and Ride NR2010-7-02
Construction work on the Goodyear Regional Park and Ride began in May, and the long-awaited facility is expected to open this fall. Conveniently located on Cornerstone Boulevard just west of Dysart Road on the north side of Interstate 10, the Park and Ride will be the departure point for Valley Metro Route 562 non-stop bus service between Goodyear and Phoenix, Monday through Friday.
Marketing and public relations tools for small businesses NR2010-7-02 Marketing and public relations tools for small businesses NR2010-7-02
Join us for the next in our Small Business Seminars, the Insightful Concepts Seminar Series, a two-part program on Thursday, July 22 at Goodyear City Hall. The seminar will cover basics of marketing, including advertising, public relations, design and plan development.
All-digital cancer hospital earns top award NR2010-6-21 All-digital cancer hospital earns top award NR2010-6-21
The City of Goodyear is truly on the map as a key destination for those seeking personalized integrated patient care or careers focused on state-of-the-art cancer care.
Goodyear breaks ground on new Park and Ride NR2010-5-05 Goodyear breaks ground on new Park and Ride NR2010-5-05
Goodyear is breaking ground on the long-awaited Park and Ride facility. Once it opens, Valley Metro will be providing non-stop service to and from downtown Phoenix six times a day (three outbound, three inbound), Monday through Friday. Join us for the ceremonial tossing of the dirt! 9 a.m., Friday, May 7, behind Mimi's Cafe on Dysart Road just north of Interstate 10.
Small Business Breakfast Series presents Negotiation Skills Seminar Small Business Breakfast Series presents Negotiation Skills Seminar
Learn new skills and key negotiation techniques to help you stay competitive and handle any business situation. Join us for Goodyear's Small Business Breakfast Series presentation,
Suntech to proceed in Goodyear after lawmaker withdraws bill NR2010-2-26 Suntech to proceed in Goodyear after lawmaker withdraws bill NR2010-2-26
The House bill that threatened to gut Arizona’s burgeoning solar industry, kill jobs and drive away a major solar manufacturing company slated to open in Goodyear was withdrawn Thursday.
Luke Air Force Base and the F-35 NR2010-2-22 Luke Air Force Base and the F-35 NR2010-2-22
) Luke Air Force Base is on the “short list” of sites being considered as the training site for the Air Force’s F-35 fighter. Public scoping meetings are being held this week in the West Valley.
Suntech Solar chooses Goodyear, Ariz. NR2010-01-27 Suntech Solar chooses Goodyear, Ariz. NR2010-01-27
Suntech Power Holdings Co. of China chose Goodyear as the location for its first U.S. solar panel factory in North America. The Suntech facility will initially bring more than 75 new jobs, with as many as 200 positions in the future. The annual economic impact to the area is estimated at nearly $10 million.
Using social media tools and networking - Goodyear’s Small Business Breakfast Meeting NR2010-1-08 Using social media tools and networking - Goodyear’s Small Business Breakfast Meeting NR2010-1-08
Learn how to use social media and networking tools to stay competitive in business at Goodyear’s third workshop in its Small Business Breakfast Series, 7 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Goodyear City Hall, 190 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. FREE.
Shop local and keep your dollars working for you NR2009-11-13 Shop local and keep your dollars working for you NR2009-11-13
The annual Shop Goodyear campaign is in full swing, with local residents and visitors focusing their purchases on local merchants, businesses and eateries.
Western Avenue Celebration NR2009-11-02 Western Avenue Celebration NR2009-11-02
Join us as the City of Goodyear celebrates another Western Avenue Revitalization Project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. on Friday, November 13, at the northeast corner of Litchfield Road and Western Avenue on the north sidewalk near the Breezeway. With Dixieland-style jazz by Gabriel Bey on trumpet and light refreshments catered by Ground Control, this will be a celebration to be remembered.
Shop local and keep your dollars working for you NR2009-10-23 Shop local and keep your dollars working for you NR2009-10-23
It’s time again for our annual Shop Goodyear, Everyone GAINs campaign, encouraging local residents and visitors to spend locally. Enter weekly drawings for a chance to win great prizes from participating businesses. Just drop receipts from Goodyear merchants totaling $25 or more into a box at Goodyear City Hall,
$75 Business Registration Permit NR2009-10-20 $75 Business Registration Permit NR2009-10-20
Beginning January, 2010, businesses large and small must register with the City of Goodyear and pay a $75 annual registration fee. A business registration permit is required for any person or company doing business in the City of Goodyear, including home-based businesses. Nonprofit organizations, churches, schools, and vendors who sell only at Goodyear Market Place are exempt.
Shop local and keep your dollars working for you NR2009-10-08 Shop local and keep your dollars working for you NR2009-10-08
It’s time again for our annual Shop Goodyear, Everyone GAINs campaign, encouraging local residents and visitors to spend locally. Residents are invited to enter weekly drawings for a chance to win great prizes from participating businesses. Just drop receipts from Goodyear merchants totaling $25 or more into a box at Goodyear City Hall, 190 N. Litchfield Road. Grand Prizes include diamond stud earrings from Osborne Jewelers, a stay at the new TownePlace Suites, and $150 wine tasting from Ground Control.
Goodyear hosts small business loan workshop NR2009-6-09 Goodyear hosts small business loan workshop NR2009-6-09
Small business owners are invited to a free workshop highlighting a new federal loan program for small businesses, hosted by the City of Goodyear from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 18.
Hidden Valley meeting press release NR 2-6-09 Hidden Valley meeting press release NR 2-6-09
The public is invited to participate in a series of community workshops to discuss how the Hidden Valley region in southwestern Maricopa County and western Pinal County can best accommodate future transportation needs. These workshops will look at how to provide mobility in an area undergoing rapid growth and development. The planning area encompasses more than 3,000 square miles, including several cities and towns, two Native American Indian communities, five wilderness areas, and the Sonoran Desert National Monument.
Western Avenue Street Improvement Project Public Meeting on Jan. 15, NR 2009-1-09 Western Avenue Street Improvement Project Public Meeting on Jan. 15, NR 2009-1-09
Come to an open house and share design ideas for improving one block of Western Avenue, just east of Litchfield Road. Goodyear city officials are interested in hearing what citizens would like the future to hold for this area.
Cancer Treatment Center Hospital Hospital Opens in Valley AzRepOnline2008-12-30 Cancer Treatment Center Hospital Hospital Opens in Valley AzRepOnline2008-12-30
Cancer Treatment Centers of America's first hospital in the Southwest is expected to provide an economic boost for the Valley as it draws patients from across the region, according to economic-development experts.
Arizona is second-fasting-growing state PhxBizJournal2008-12-26 Arizona is second-fasting-growing state PhxBizJournal2008-12-26
Arizona held its position in 2008 as the second-fastest growing state in the country. Nevada slips to No. 8.
Cancer hospital will emphasize patient-friendly approach Cancer hospital will emphasize patient-friendly approach
When a new for-profit cancer hospital opens in the Valley next year, it will offer patients intriguing new options for treatment. Along with traditional therapy, the Cancer Treatment Centers hospital in Goodyear will offer a full range of alternative treatments, a less-stressful environment, patient empowerment, constant customer service and such perks as free plane tickets and limo service for traveling patients.
Shop Goodyear, win a night at Holiday Inn NR 2008-10-03 Shop Goodyear, win a night at Holiday Inn NR 2008-10-03
Don’t miss your chance to win a night’s stay at Holiday Inn & Suites. Enter the Shop Goodyear contest for weekly prizes and the special Grand Prize drawing to be held during Goodyear’s annual G.A.I.N. event at 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 18, at Goodyear Community Park
Variety of robotic surgeries expands at West Valley Hospital Variety of robotic surgeries expands at West Valley Hospital
The gray, pod-like console in West Valley Hospital's operating room looks like a video game booth.
Private University sets high goals for Goodyear campus Private University sets high goals for Goodyear campus
University of the Incarnate Word aims to have nearly 2,000 students in Goodyear's satellite branch in 2012


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