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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 Home & Sports Expo at Frontier Village Sept. 6 & 7  You are invited to the Prescott Home & Sports Expo Sept. 6 and 7 at the Frontier Village Shopping Center.  Show hours are 9 - 5 pm Saturday and 9 - 4 pm Sunday. 

Thank a Police Officer Day  The Prescott Chamber is the drop-off point for this year's Thank a Police Officer Day Saturday, Sept. 21.  The Wives Behind the Badge organization are collecting donations until Sept. 16 to put together bags of snack foods, candy and bottled waters to give to Prescott's 81 police officers.  Donations of any amount are welcomed!  Donations may be delivered to the Chamber, 117 W. Goodwin St., Monday through Friday between 9 am and 5 pm.

Home, Health & Lifestyle Expo Coming Sept. 13 & 14  The 2nd annual event takes place at Tim's Toyota Center in Prescott Valley for two big days!  Free admission!  Register for a chance to win 1 of 5 $500 gift certificates. Vendors from throughout the quad-cities area.  This event is sponsored by the area chambers of commerce, Yavapai County Contractors Association, The Daily Courier and AZ State Credit Union.  Hours:  9 am - 5 pm Saturday; 10 am - 3 pm Sunday.

More National Recognition for Prescott    Prescott has been selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire magazine. The May/June issue of the magazine features Prescott as one of “Eight Cities for Golf (and Much More)”  Where to Retire Editor Annette Fuller said the eight featured cities appeal to retirees who love golf, but are looking for a well-rounded livable locale.  Fuller said “Though golf is a popular sport among retirees, it’s not the driving force behind their decision.  These eight cities boast many options for outdoor activities, culture, shopping, dining and more…and great golf!” 

Prescott Cost-of-Living Below National Average  Prescott's cost-of-living is below the national average. 2014 2nd quarter figures for Prescott came in at 97.7 vs. the national average of 100.  Other Arizona cities participating in the cost-of-living survey and their composite rankings were:  Flagstaff (117.4), Lake Havasu City (100.8), Yuma (100.5), Sierra Vista (97.6), Phoenix (97.2) and Tucson (95.7). 

 

 

Prescott Area Young Professionals PAYP is an affiliate of the Chamber with programs and networking opportunities specifically for business men and women between the ages of 21 - 40. Employees of Chamber members can join PAYP for $25 annually. For membership information and a schedule of coming events, check the PAYP website.


 

 

 

 

Population:  

Prescott - 39,888

Prescott Valley - 39,667

Chino Valley - 10,834

Yavapai County - 213,294

(Source: AZ Office of Employment & Population Statistics - July 2013)

Economic Indicators: 

Sales tax revenue up 4.91% FY14

(through Mar. 31)

Unemployment (Jul. 2014): Prescott - 7.0%

Cost of Living Index:

1Q-2014: 98.5 (national norm of 100.0)



 

   
 
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