Originally Published: January 31, 2016 1:19 a.m.
An abundance of manure up for grabs
Yavapai Human Society recently purchased 7.3 acres in Chino Valley for their equine rescue initiative. The property was previously used for equine boarding and consequently there is an abundant supply of horse manure ready for use.
Anyone with a green thumb or involved in an agricultural project needing free fertilizer can call 928-445-2666, Ext. 101, to schedule a time to pick up as much horse manure as he or she needs.
New pizza joint coming
Rosati's Pizza, an Italian chain eatery featuring Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, pasta and sandwiches, is renovating a building for its first location in Prescott.
The restaurant will sit alongside a soon-to-be Sprint store near the intersection of North Montezuma Street and West Willis Street.
Rosati's already has a few locations in Arizona, all of which are in the greater Phoenix area.
The interior improvements for the restaurant's building will begin in March and they expect to open in June, said Dan Frederiksen with Arizona Commercial.
Manufacturing company breaking ground
VinylVisions, a manufacturer of window installation products, is relocating from Norco, California, to Prescott, according to information released by the city of Prescott.
The company is constructing a new 45,000-square-foot facility on Centerpointe West Drive, which is just off Larry Caldwell Drive near the intersection of Highway 89 and Pioneer Parkway.
This move will bring 45 new jobs to the area.
The groundbreaking will take place in mid-February.
Lynx Lake Café opening
Lynx Lake Café and Marina will be opening its doors for the season on Thursday, Feb. 4, following its annual winter closure.
The Café is about two and a half miles off Highway 69 on Walker Road.
It's open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
Owners Mikolaj Bijan and Zita Brink have managed the café since 2003.
The lakeside restaurant offers American and German cuisine. It can be reached by calling 928-778-0720.
Mall loses Bon Worth
Bon Worth just closed its doors at the Prescott Gateway Mall this week. Monday, Jan. 25, was its last day.
Barbara Parker, store manager for the Bon Worth in Anthem, said the Prescott location was there for about two and a half years.
The women's discount clothing chain still has 11 locations throughout Arizona. The nearest to Prescott is the one in Anthem.
The Book Haven
The owner of Paperback City, a used bookstore that was in the Fry's shopping center off Willow Creek Road, has moved her operation to Prescott Valley and renamed her store.
With triple the space and double the inventory, Leigh Simmons Skellenger's The Book Haven is at 3040 Windsong Drive, suite numbers 104 and 105.
The shop opens Monday, Feb. 1.
Anchor Books reopened
The used book store Anchor Books has reopened after a two-month closure.
Its owner, George Thomson, has been recovering from a major surgery.
"I'm grateful to customers for their many prayers, kind wishes and extreme patience," Thomson said.
To show his appreciation, all books sold during February and March will be at least 50 percent below the normal prices. Paperbacks will be one-quarter of the original price.
The store's current hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Goodwill seeking nonprofits
Goodwill of Central Arizona is seeking nonprofit organizations for its Goodwill Gives Change Campaign program, which provides funds to help support qualifying organizations.
Goodwill Gives is an opportunity for local, qualifying organizations to apply to be the recipient of Goodwill of Central Arizona's Change Campaign for one weekend.
Each quarter, Goodwill will choose a new organization to take part, and the chosen organization will receive all of the cash donations made at Goodwill registers on a selected date(s).
The campaign kicks off in 2016 and applications for consideration for the second quarter are due February 26, 2016.
·Must be a local nonprofit in Goodwill of Central Arizona's region
·Organization must be a registered 501(c)(3) to qualify.
·Must provide a copy of your tax-exempt letter
·The program is not open to schools at this time.
·Only one application may be submitted every two years.
·An organization cannot qualify if it has already been selected within the same calendar year.
Call 602-535-4218 or email email@example.com to find out if your organization falls within their region.
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