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​ New Phoenix Grant Helps Businesses with Commercial City Services Billshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/ced/1368Community and Economic Development6/29/2020 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1368/Newsroom_CED_0055.jpg​ New Phoenix Grant Helps Businesses with Commercial City Services Bills<div class="ExternalClass0893AF3DBCA24D298185547087B538F2"><html> <table cellspacing="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p>​Phoenix businesses struggling to stay current with city of Phoenix water and sewer bills can apply for financial assistance through the Phoenix Commercial City Services Bill Relief Grant. The city's Water and Community and Economic Development departments are partnering on this new COVID-19 health emergency assistance program.<br><br>“The city's grant program has been delivering to our businesses in a time of great need," said Mayor Kate Gallego. “We recognize that there are businesses still in need of assistance that are not eligible for existing programs. For those businesses, we're offering a grant program to help with city utilities (water and sewer). This is a challenging time, and we are committed to working with our local businesses to see them through." <br><br>The Phoenix Commercial City Services Bill Relief Grant is the latest offering for Phoenix businesses, adding $5 million to the $14 million previously allocated by the Phoenix City Council. The funding comes from the federal CARES Act and supports different grants for Phoenix businesses. These grants do not need to be repaid.<br><br>As with all the grants, the bill relief grant is open to Phoenix-based businesses operating since January 1, 2019.   A business account must have been in good standing on March 1, 2020, to be eligible. <br><br>“Phoenix Water, in partnership with Community and Economic Development, called thousands of businesses directly, informing them of this opportunity to receive relief," said Kathryn Sorensen, director of Phoenix Water. “Each customer that qualifies for this grant will receive a one-time credit applied towards their City Services Bill and will allow for vital utilities to be maintained to our customers."<br><br>Apply for the City Services Relief Grant and find more information about all business grants available from the city on <a target="_blank" href="https://phoenx.gov/resources">Phoenix.gov/Resources​</a>. Click the blue “For Businesses" button. <br><br>The Small Business Relief Grant, Round Two, awards up to $10,000 to businesses with six to 25 employees, and under $3 million in 2019 gross sales. The businesses must be located in or adjoining a Phoenix low-income neighborhood. The Phoenix IDA is offering this grant, with funding from the city of Phoenix through the federal CARES Act.<br><br>The Phoenix Microbusiness Resiliency Grant offers up to $5,000 to Phoenix companies of five or fewer employees, with less than $1 million in 2019 gross sales. Available for any home business, solo practitioner and mobile businesses headquartered in Phoenix. Eligible applicants include independent business owners who rent space within another business, such as a hairstylist or nail technician. Entrepreneurs and startups meeting basic requirements are also eligible.<br><br>The grants in the Phoenix Small Business Resiliency Grants Program will help more than 2,000 businesses through this challenging economic time. The Arizona Community Foundation is administering this grant program for the city. Applications for the small business grants are submitted to the Foundation at <a target="_blank" href="https://azfoundation.org/phxgrants">AzFoundation.org/PhxGrants.​</a><br></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/econdevNewscedGraphic, open sign in a store windowCED#PhoenixWater #PhxEconDev #Grants #Covid-19grants, city services bills, bills, water, sewer, economic development, coronavirus, business assistanceEric Jay Toll602-617-3797eric.toll@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/52/Eric_Toll.jpgAthena Sanchez602-621-0507602-261-8681athena.sanchez@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/82/Athena_Sanchez.jpgPHXEconDev

 

 

COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impactshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561Emergency Management & Homeland Security8/2/2021 5:15:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1561/Newsroom_Combined.jpgCOVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts<div class="ExternalClass9DE57B672B9C4644B433CFF1CE454CB5"><html> <p>​<strong>We're in this together!</strong> Looking for help? Find information related to the COVID-19 pandemic on this page. Residents with questions about city services and programs are encouraged to call <strong>(602) 262-3111</strong> or e-mail <a target="_blank" href="mailto:contactus@phoenix.gov">contactus@phoenix.gov</a>​. ​​​​​​​​Phoenix small businesses needing help can call the Phoenix Community and Economic Development hotline at <strong>(602) 262-5040</strong>.</p> <h3>Phoenix Testing Blitz: COVID-19 Testing, No Out-of-Pocket Costs<br></h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399">Find upcoming testing dates and locations, either on-site or with Phoenix's Mobile Testing Van. Learn more.</a> </p><h3>Vaccine Fact Sheet</h3><p>Download information about the currently approved vaccines.<br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-English.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet - English (PDF)</a><br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-Spanish.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet - Spanish (PDF)</a><br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-Chinese.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet- Chinese (PDF)</a><br></p><h3>Masks Required in City Buildings Regardless of Vaccination Status</h3><p><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1917">On May 19, 2021 the Phoenix City Council updated the Face Coverings information to automatically adjust with CDC guidance. On July 27, 2021, the CDC updated that guidance to require masking indoors in communities with substantial or high virus transmission rates, regardless of vaccination status. Effective Monday, August 2, 2021​, masks are required in all city buildings. As previously decided by the Council, private businesses may set their own policies regarding face coverings applicable to their employees and customers. </a>(<strong>Note: </strong>The airport and public transit remain covered by the Federal mask mandate.) <br></p><h3>Downtown Phoenix Buildings Are “By Appointment Only”​<br></h3><p>​<a href="/newsroom/public-works/1084" target="_blank">Public access to the following downtown city of Phoenix buildings is currently by appointment only ​</a><br></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p>Phoenix City Hall – 200 W. Washington St.<br>Calvin C. Goode Building – 251 W. Washington St.<br>Phoenix Public Transit Building – 302 N. First Ave​</p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><p> </p> <h3>City of Phoenix Impacted City Services Update</h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054">Learn what's impacted with current city services. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Coronavirus Business & Resident Resources </h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/resources">Additional resources for Phoenix businesses, the workforce, and residents relating to COVID-19. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Strategic Plan</h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/COVIDrelief">Information and updates on the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Strategic Plan funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Learn more.</a> ​<br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNews
Phoenix Testing Blitz: COVID-19 Testing, No Out-of-Pocket Costshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399Emergency Management & Homeland Security8/2/2021 5:15:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1399/Newsroom_Virus_Testing.jpgPhoenix Testing Blitz: COVID-19 Testing, No Out-of-Pocket Costs<div class="ExternalClass7591ED4149114C72BC6018D7B9C7CA28"><html> <div class="ExternalClassFA4EFB964BD142158CA446F5807F9C77"> <br> <h2>​COVID-19 Testing<br></h2><p>We're all in this together. <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/COVID19?src=hash">#COVID19</a> testing with no out-of-pocket cost. The city of #PHX now has two #COVID19 mobile testing vans out in the community. See also list of <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561">COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts.</a><br></p><p> <strong>Mobile Van #1: </strong><a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">Vincere Cancer Center</a><br></p><p> <strong>Mobile Van #2: </strong><a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">Premier Lab Solutions</a>​​<br>​<br></p><h3>Monday, August 2, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Fry’s Food Store<br> 4230 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85009<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Washington Activity Center<br> 2240 W Citrus Way, Phoenix, AZ 85015<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Tuesday, August 3, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cesar Chavez Park<br> 7858 S. 35th Ave., Laveen Village, AZ 85339<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Wednesday, August 4, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Santa Maria Park<br> 3425 S 71st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85043<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Thursday, August 5, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> El Reposo Park<br> 502 E. Alta Vista Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85042<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Friday, August 6, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cortez Park<br> 3434 W. Dunlap, Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Saturday, August 7, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Paradise Valley Community Center<br> 17642 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85032<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Yucca Library<br> 5648 N 15th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85015<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Monday, August 9, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Fry’s Food Store<br> 6601 W. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85033<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Sueño Park<br> 4401 W Encanto Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85035<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Tuesday, August 10, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Western Star Park<br> 4425 E. Western Star Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85044<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Wednesday, August 11, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Helen Drake Senior Center<br> 7600 N 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Thursday, July 12, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Fry’s Food Store<br> 850 E. Hatcher Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85020<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Friday, August 13, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Paradise Valley Community Center<br> 17642 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85032<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Saturday, August 14, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cortez Park<br> 3434 W. Dunlap, Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Desert Sage Library<br> 7602 W Encanto Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85035<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p>​ ​ </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNews
New Exhibit Open at Pueblo Grande Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/2007Pueblo Grande Museum8/4/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2007/Newsroom_Parks_002.jpgNew Exhibit Open at Pueblo Grande Museum<div class="ExternalClass6764219329784BE188FF588F73B06419"><html> <p><strong>​​</strong><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><strong>“S</strong></span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><strong>eeing the Invisible: Landscape Archaeology in Phoenix"</strong></span></p> <p>Landscape archaeology studies the relationship between people and places through time. Places are constantly changing, just like people. In this exhibit, learn about the non-destructive technologies that archaeologists use to show how a landscape has changed over time. The exhibit presents a case study of work done by Dr. Emily Fioccoprile, Dr. Matt Peeples, and colleagues at Arizona State University's Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve in north Phoenix. Support for this exhibit was provided by the Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum and the Center for Archaeology and Society in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University.​<br><br></p> <p>On view at Pueblo Grande Museum now through August 20, 2022. Check out <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pueblogrande.com/">www.pueblogrande.com</a> or call (602) 495-0901 for more information.<br><br></p> <p><strong>GUIDELINES FOR YOUR VISIT</strong></p><p><strong></strong><strong style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><em>Stay Home if You're Sick</em></strong></p> <p>If you are showing COVID-19 symptoms, please stay home. This is critical to the health and safety of our staff and communities. </p> <p><strong><em>Wear a Face Mask </em></strong></p> <p>Effective August 2, 2021, a mask or face covering will be required when inside a city facility, regardless of vaccinations status. We have masks available for those who need them.<br></p><p><br></p><p>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br></p> <p style="text-align:left;"><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">​</span><strong style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">Explore the Ancient Heart of Phoenix</strong></p><div style="text-align:left;"> </div><p style="text-align:left;">Pueblo Grande Museum is a 1,500-year-old archaeological site once inhabited by the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People (Hohokam). Voted a Phoenix Point of Pride and listed as a National Historic Landmark, the Museum offers two accessible interpretive trails on the prehistoric village site. Visitors view a platform mound, ballcourt and irrigation canals. Indoor exhibits feature artifacts from the site and hands-on activities for kids. The museum provides preservation, education, and collaborative interpretation of the cultural history of the Phoenix area and is managed by the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department.<br></p><div style="text-align:left;"> </div><p style="text-align:left;">Throughout the year, Pueblo Grande Museum has programming for adults, children, and families, which include archaeology classes for kids, arts and crafts workshops, hikes, and lectures.  The Museum also holds annual events, such as the Indian Market, children's summer programs, a Native Art & Rug Auction, Ancient Technology Day and more to please all ages and interests! Check out <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pueblogrande.com/">www.pueblogrande.com</a> or call (602) 495-0901 for more information.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;"><strong>Museum Hours:</strong>  May through September – Open Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. CLOSED Sunday and Monday and most major holidays.<br></p><div style="font-size:13.3333px;"></div><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;"><strong>Museum Admission:</strong>  Adults $6, Seniors (55+) $5, Children (6-17) $3, under 6 are Free​<br></p><p><br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNews

 

 

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