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It’s no secret that the first impression is often the one that leaves the lasting impression. For Tucson, scenery around the airport has left many worried about the first impression the town is giving visitors who are coming to the region for business and pleasure.
The incoming arrival of a Fisher House means out-of-state families can stay closer to their injured veterans – and for Tucson mother Libby Mannel that’s a subject that’s very close to home.
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s Holiday Challenge will be presented, this year, by four local families: The Jim Click Family Foundation, Jim and Sandy Peebles, Barry and Janet Lang and the Chen/Chow family. The dollar-for-dollar match up to $100,000, until December 31, 2014, will help families in need in Southern Arizona during this holiday season.
Pima Community College organizers of the Plus 50 Career and Job Fair for mature workers say the event will have resources and opportunities geared to jobseekers age 50 and older, who face unique challenges in their search.
The Southern Arizona VA Hospital could be the next beneficiary of a Fisher House – a facility that allows free stay for family members of veterans receiving treatment.
More than $30,000 in funds to benefit the Tucson staple, Rialto Theater, were collected on Feb. 15 during the second-annual Rialto Theater gala.
Jim Click Automotive continues to grow its successful, family-owned business with its recent opening of Jim Click Used Cars Northwest, which is the company’s first used car dealership and 10th store in Tucson.
Jim Click has now opened his 10th car dealership in Tucson.
Jim Click Automotive opens first all-used car dealership in the northwest
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is offering you a chance to win a brand new 2014 Jeep Cherokee in The Million for Tucson Raffle, sponsored by the Jim Click Automotive Team. Tickets are $25 each, or 5 for $100, and proceeds benefit HSSA. CLICK HERE to buy tickets today!
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The Jim Click Automotive Team is presenting a new 2014 Jeep Cherokee to the entire community… to be used as the featured prize in a raffle to raise one million dollars for non-profit Tucson organizations. With your $25 contribution (or 5 tickets for $100) you could win a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. The best part is that 100% of your contribution will support Tucson charities – that keep all the proceeds from the maximum 50,000 tickets which will be sold. The drawing will be held November 13, 2014. Entries must be received by October 31, 2014.
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Mayor Ed Honea and Councilwoman Patti Comerford and Sam Khayat, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Jim Click, take part in a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand opening of Jim Click Used Cars Northwest.
President and CEO of Marana Chamber of Commerce, Ed Stolmaker, speaks at the grand opening of Jim Click Used Cars Northwest.
Mayor Ed Honea shakes hands with Sam Khayat, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Jim Click, at the grand opening of Jim Click Used Cars Northwest on Saturday, Jan. 18.
Jim Click Used Cars Northwest celebrated its grand opening with KIIM FM and the public on Saturday, Jan. 18 at its newest location on the northwest side of Tucson.
As businessman Jim Click finished a spirited conversation with a young, disabled man at the DREAM Job Fair on Wednesday morning, he shook his hand, and turned away with tears in his eyes.
Erich Goodenkavf fills out an application for Jim Click Automotive. Goodenkavf is a recent graduate who was looking for anyone who will hire him.
Summer is over and everyone is ready to get outdoors again. That’s especially good news if you’re a hiker and live in or near Marana.
The Tucson Padres return home Wednesday, August 21 for a nine-game homestand, the final nine Triple-A games in Tucson. The first five games are against Tacoma (Mariners affiliate) and their prospect-filled starting rotation, including Taijuan Walker. The last four games are against Reno (Diamondbacks affiliate), the franchise that used to call Kino Stadium home as the Sidewinders. It was believed when the team moved to Reno following the 2008 season that Triple-A baseball was gone forever. Three years later the Tucson Padres and Triple-A baseball returned for the 2011 season. Tucson Padres General Manager Mike Feder said “you can never say never as far as Triple-A baseball returning to the Old Pueblo, but this is goodbye for now.”
The Tucson Padres return home for an exciting eight-game homestand against the top two teams in the Southern Division – the Sacramento River Cats (A’s affiliate) and the Fresno Grizzlies (Giants affiliate). The Padres are tied for second place, ½ game out of first in the standings. Below is a game-by-game preview of the upcoming promotions and specials at Kino Stadium.
Danielle Schroeder, a Mountain View High School teacher, and Diane Swan, a Marana High School teacher, have been selected as finalists for the Arizona Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Circle K Corporation Outstanding High School Faculty Awards Program, which honors outstanding high school teachers in Southern Arizona.
I had the pleasure of attending the Inaugural Gala, presented by the Rialto Theatre Foundation and sponsored by Jim Click, Saturday, Feb. 9.