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During its “Shop Oro Valley” Summer Campaign from May 1 to July 1, Oro Valley shoppers spending $25 or more at an Oro Valley business were eligible to submit their receipts for a weekly raffle, sponsored by 18 Oro Valley businesses. Thanks to the generosity of our participating businesses, the Town was able to award 48 prizes such as gift cards and certificates for free services. Sandra Johnson, a 20 year resident and first time Shop Oro Valley Campaign participant, is the lucky winner of the $500 gift card basket. Vestar donated the grand prize, which features various gift cards for great shopping, dining and entertainment at Oro Valley Marketplace. During the eight-week campaign, 975 entries were submitted. The receipts, valued at $62,276.38, represent goods and services from 116 Oro Valley businesses. Also during the summer campaign, shoppers who purchased a $100 OV Dollars gift card from the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce received a bonus $10 to spend! The OV Dollars card program operates much like a regular gift card, but instead of only being able to use it at one retailer, shoppers can swipe their card at any of the participating businesses in Oro Valley. During the campaign, the Chamber sold 188 gift cards totaling $61,190 in sales, which are spent in the community. “Sales tax is a major source of revenue for the town,” said Mayor Satish I. Hiremath. “Shopping locally is a direct investment in our community to fund public safety and infrastructure.”
The Town of Oro Valley and its police department cut the ribbon Friday, July 16, on the new OVPD substation located in Oro Valley Marketplace.
Oro Valley has its In-N-Out Burger.
Carondelet opens clinic on Silverbell
Another Oro Valley Town Council member has resigned.
Plaintiffs in a pair of multi-million dollar lawsuits against the town of Oro Valley have dropped their claims.
Plaintiffs in a pair of multi-million dollar lawsuits against the Town of Oro Valley have dropped their claims.
By unanimous vote, the Oro Valley Town Council decided last Wednesday to reinstate tax-rebate payments to retail developers it has partnered with over the years.
By unanimous vote, the Oro Valley Town Council voted Wednesday night to reinstate tax-rebate payments to retail developers it has partnered with over the years.
The Arizona Supreme Court on Monday ruled that economic development agreements in which sales tax revenues are rebated to private entities are a violation of the state constitution.
The owners of an Oracle Road shopping center have filed a lawsuit against Oro Valley, claiming the town broke the terms of a contract.
An $844,000, pedestrian and bicycle bridge across the confluence of the Cañada del Oro and Big Wash in Oro Valley should be open for public use in January, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
After liquidating its stock and shuttering the operation, DSW Shoes plans to reopen in the Oro Valley Marketplace in early 2010.
Bargain shoppers were bustling around a shoe megastore at Oro Valley Marketplace last week, but for DSW the flurry of commerce was too little too late.
Oro Valley Marketplace has earned Silver certification for meeting Leadership Energy and Environmental Design standards as established by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Budget talks for fiscal 2011 have begun in Oro Valley.
Letters to the editor published in the September 2, 2009, edition of The Explorer.
Andrews says westward look asked for incentives; resort boss says no serious talks took place
A lawsuit filed in Pima County Superior Court claims that work done at the Oro Valley Marketplace has gone unpaid.
Oro Valley officials have directed Town Attorney Tobin Rosen to sign a "friend of the court" letter in a pending Arizona Supreme Court case regarding economic development agreements between government and business.
The prospect for a formal, public Fourth of July celebration in Oro Valley this year looks slim.
Oro Valley has filed a lawsuit in Pima County Superior Court against the developer of its largest shopping center, Oro Valley Marketplace.
A planned $33-million project intended to house Oro Valley police, water and public works departments has been put on hold.
Budget constraints have prompted Oro Valley to consider placing construction of its long-planned municipal operations center on hold.
It could be the first year in a decade that Oro Valley won’t have a Fourth of July celebration.