Prescott is Arizona's Christmas City! Perfect weather prevailed at the Dec. 6 Christmas Parade and Courthouse Lighting and thousands turned out for both events. Parade winners were: 4th place - Maricopa 4-H Cloggers, 3rd place - Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, 2nd place - Summer's Danceworks and 1st place - Prescott Regulators and Their Shady Ladies (pictured here).
11th Annual Flying High Turkey Drive was a Success! Thank you to everyone who donated a turkey, grocery items or cash to the Flying High Turkey Drive Nov. 24. Unofficial results showed that 2,039 turkeys and approximately 7,000 pounds of food items were dpmated during the six-hour turkey drive.
More National Recognition for Prescott The Huffington Post ran an article Dec. 2 titled "10 American Spots You Don't Know About Yet, But Should." Prescott was #3 on the list! The story was based on a report from Trip Advisor which reported places acress the country that are garnering the most buzz as well as the greatest positive feedback from visitors.
Take a Deep Breath Prescott is ranked #1 in the Top 25 Cleanest Cities nationally for year-round particle pollution, according to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air" report for 2014.
Prescott Cost-of-Living Below National Average Prescott's cost-of-living is below the national average. 2014 3rd quarter figures for Prescott came in at 97.4 vs. the national average of 100. Other Arizona cities participating in the cost-of-living survey and their composite rankings were: Flagstaff (118.2), Lake Havasu City (101.3), Yuma (102.5), Sierra Vista (96.6), Phoenix (95.7) and Tucson (96.8).