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.
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.
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).