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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). 

Televised Replays:  See the Christmas Parade again!  Cable Access 13 will rebroadcast the parade Dec. 16 at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm; Dec. 18 at 9:00 pm, and Dec. 20 at 6:00 am.

    

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). 

 

 

Prescott Chamber of CommercePrescott Area Young ProfessionalsPrescott 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 - 40,520

Prescott Valley - 40,485

Chino Valley - 10,844

Yavapai County - 215,357

(Source: AZ Office of Employment & Population Statistics - July 2014)

Economic Indicators: 

Sales tax revenue up 4.08% FY14

(through Jun. 30)

Unemployment (Oct. 2014): Prescott - 6.4%

Cost of Living Index:

3Q-2014: 97.4 (national norm of 100.0)



 

 

 

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