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Millionaire Mastermind Academy announces Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs Proclaims January 16, 2024 ‘ImpactAZ Day’

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced that In a commendable acknowledgment of the remarkable efforts and commitment to fostering economic development and opportunities for underserved business populations, Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs has officially declared January 16, 2024, as "ImpactAZ Day."

ImpactAZ 2025 documents economic strides of statewide supplier-diversity accelerator

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinkzilla Consulting Group today announced that ImpactAZ 2025, a statewide supplier-diversity accelerator serving black and other minority business owners, has announced the results from its inaugural cohort. Thirty-five participants selected for the accelerator completed the program, with 75% attending all technical assistance programming.

Landmark Study Reveals Nearly $2 Billion Increase in Economic Impact of Sports in Southern California, Revealing Significant Recovery and Growth Post-Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LA Sports Council, the region's premier sports trade association, and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) released "Sports in the Los Angeles Basin: The 2023 Economic Impact Analysis" at the Metro LA Sports Innovation Conference on Tuesday, detailing a region charging back with more growth on the horizon.
Sharon McCormick (L) and Claudia McKenna (R)

RMA Expands Florida Services to Support CRA Leaders on Compliance Issues

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) is proud to announce an expansion of services supporting Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs) in the often gray area of statutory compliance. Due to the frequently misunderstood requirements of the CRA statute before, and the more restrictive change to the statute after 2019, once standard activities and expenditures within CRAs may now violate statutory restrictions on spending.
Artists in Residence at BaCA

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) Introduces the 2023 / 2024 Artists in Residence

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is delighted to introduce the 2023/2024 class of the Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA). The AiR Program provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with the community.

Arizona’s Largest Supplier Diversity Business Accelerator Welcomes Bank of America as New Sponsor

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced Bank of America is its newest supporter for IMPACT AZ 2025, a three-year supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black owned businesses. Other sponsors include the City of Scottsdale, APS, SRP and VIA West Group as well as title sponsor JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Announces 12th Annual Regional Hiring Event

HUGHESVILLE, Md., July 28, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (TCCSMD) is pleased to announce the date for the region's largest job fair, the 12th Annual "#TCCSMDGetHired" Hiring Event on August 23, 2023, at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department. New this year, the 1st Annual Family Resource Day will be featured, connecting families with important community resources.

Concordia to host the 2023 United States Summit on November 7 in North Carolina’s Research Triangle

CARY, N.C., May 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concordia, the leading global convener on private and public sector cooperation, is hosting its 2023 United States Summit on November 7 in Cary, North Carolina, in the state's Research Triangle. This one-day event is the second iteration of Concordia's domestic-focused summit, building on the 2022 United States Summit, which took place in Lexington, KY.

Kashmir Conclave in California Sparks Economic Collaboration and Trade Opportunities for Jammu & Kashmir

MILPITAS, Calif., May 22, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The highly anticipated Kashmir Conclave 2023, held in Milpitas, California, brought together distinguished attendees, including Milpitas City Mayor Carmen Montana, accomplished lawyer and CPA Neeraj Bhatia, and prominent Kashmiri figure Jeevan Zutshi, along with Tasawar Jalali, to discuss and explore crucial trade, economic development, and collaboration opportunities for the dynamic region of Jammu & Kashmir.
KAO Bar and Grill in District 8

KAO Bar & Grill, Broward County’s First Shipping Container Restaurant, Arrives in Hallandale Beach

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The City of Hallandale Beach is thrilled to welcome the first shipping container restaurant in Broward County, KAO Bar & Grill, to the newly rebranded District 8, formerly the Fashion and Art District (FAAD). The grand opening of KAO Bar and Grill will take place on Friday, May 19, 2023, from Noon to 11:00 pm, located at 11 NE 1st Avenue.

RMS announces California Lottery® could offer its first game option for SuperLotto Plus®, Powerball®, and Mega Millions®, increasing funding for schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and PHOENIX, Ariz., March 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Relationship Marketing Systems, LLC ("RMS") is pleased to announce that its patented option for jackpot draw games has been submitted for approval to the California Lottery. If adopted, it would be California's first draw game add-on option. Currently, California has no game options due to the state's pari-mutuel statutes. Additionally, California would be the first state in the nation to offer this add-on, which has received high favorability among players.

Yiftee Surpasses 400 Community eGift Cards, Launches New In-Person Sales Capability

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As of today, Yiftee, Inc. is offering another way to "Keep Local Dollars Local" with its new "Order Desk" capability. City offices, Chambers of Commerce, Main Streets, and Downtown Associations can now sell their custom-branded Community eGift Cards to walk-in buyers and at public events, in addition to online sales.
Allison Justice, RMA Senior Associate

RMA Hired by Haines City, Florida for CRA Professional Consulting Services in 2022

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to announce the firm has been hired by Haines City, Florida for professional consulting services to help execute the CRA 5-Year Strategic Implementation and Financing Plan. The plan will focus on key areas of the CRA, including Downtown, the Lake Eva Community Center and redevelopment within the East and Oakland Neighborhoods.

Co-Chairs Announced for 2nd Annual United Diversity Business Summit, Cameron Robb, Jackie Johnson and Art Hamilton

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Building on the impact and success of 2021 "United Diversity Business Summit, bringing together a trifecta of leadership and insight, the 2nd annual Summit has announced its distinguished co-chairs: Cameron Robb, Senior Development Consultant at APS; Jackie Johnson, City of Scottsdale Diversity Director; and former Arizona State Representative Art Hamilton. Presented by Thinkzilla Consulting Group and the City of Scottsdale.
Pompano Beach CRA Seeks Developer-Operator for New Restaurant

Pompano Beach CRA Seeks Developer-Operator for New Restaurant to Anchor Old Town Arts and Entertainment District

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is seeking sealed proposals from qualified respondents for the development and operations of a restaurant located in the "Old Town Arts and Entertainment District" in the City of Pompano Beach. The purpose of this Request For Proposal (RFP) process is to select a qualified respondent to design, renovate and construct a new restaurant on this pivotal site.

City of Pompano Beach and its CRA Issue Invitation to Negotiate to Master Developers Globally

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Pompano Beach (City) and the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) have issued an Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) for a Master Developer to help the City and CRA create a new Downtown and realize the vision of an exciting destination for businesses, residents, tourists, and other investment stakeholders.
City of St. Cloud, Florida

RMA Hired by the City of St. Cloud, Florida, for CRA Professional Consulting

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com) is proud to announce they have been hired by the City of St. Cloud, Florida for professional consulting services to help execute the CRA 5-Year Strategic Implementation and Financing Plan. Drafted by RMA and approved in February 2022, this plan provides a structured and proactive approach to guide redevelopment in the 706-acre CRA district, with the goal of attracting private investment.
McNab House and Botanical Gardens

Pompano Beach CRA announces RFP Seeking Restaurant Operator for a New Florida Destination

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The Pompano Beach CRA has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Master Operator to renovate the historic McNab House and garage, construct a new kitchen, improve the surrounding area for outdoor dining, and design the dining program. The nationwide search invites commercial real estate professionals, with their restaurateur partners, and professional restaurant operators to submit proposals.

115 Sponsors Step Up to Engage Communities in Shop Local Campaigns

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In pandemic years 2020 and 2021, more than 100 of Yiftee's almost 400 communities who use its Community eGift Card platform ran dedicated gift card grant or bonus programs to benefit their small businesses, helping them stay afloat. Who were the "hometown heroes" that sponsored these programs during tough times, and continue to do so?

Scottsdale Mayor Ortega Welcomes Minority Business Accelerator participants during Spring kickoff event

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a welcome from Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega and President of the Black Chamber of Commerce Arizona Robin Reed, the Minority Business Accelerator Program, in collaboration with the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, kicked off on March 8, welcoming more than 40 women-owned small businesses, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

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