Arts & Culture is a West Valley Key Asset Author: Erin Thorburn, WESTMARC “If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.” — John F. Kennedy Whether you happen to be an artist, admirer of the arts, or both, the…Read More
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The Greater Maricopa Foreign Trade Zone (GMFTZ) has come a long way since it’s inception in 2010. Designed to foster economic development and attract new businesses to the West Valley, the GMFTZ offers…Read More
Residents of the West Valley, often hear “the sounds of freedom” emanating from above. The audible and visible signs of F-35 training missions represent the ongoing legacy of Luke Air Force Base. In addition to being home to F-35s, Luke AFB also houses F-16s, 4,300 active military personnel, 1,300 reserves, and 1,300 civilians.Read More
WESTMARC President and CEO Sintra Hoffman was recently recognized by Estrella Mountain Community College as their 2019 Education Hero.
Hoffman’s recognition was the result of her involvement and efforts in the WESTMARC led workforce development strategy “West Valley Pipeline.” This initiative helped EMCC secure $31 million in funds for capital improvements that will create more space for nursing programs and reduce the current wait list.Read More
Honey bees typically travel 1.3 miles to collect the necessary resources to bring back to the bee hive. For the last few decades, the majority of West Valley finance and insurance workers have had to commute significantly farther than the average honey bee.Read More