Business Briefs

Business briefs 9.26.14

ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA has received 23 Emmy nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Rocky Mountain chapter. The nominations, more than any other public broadcaster in the region, include 36 staff members and mark the best performance in AZPM’s history. The winners will be announced on Oct. 18 in Scottsdale.

Mary Kay LeFevour has opened GRIEF RECOVERY TUCSON, offering group, couple and one-on-one support for people dealing with every kind of loss, including death, divorce, diagnoses and relocation. LeFevour is an interfaith hospice chaplain with years of group facilitation experience. Contact her at 661-2350 or

JEWISH FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICES OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA has received a $50,000 challenge grant from an anonymous donor, who will match dollar-for-dollar, all gifts made before Sept. 30. Gifts to JFCS from Arizona taxpayers also qualify for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit for gifts of up to $200 by individuals and up to $400 by couples filing jointly.

FALAFEL KING is under the new ownership of Sam and Freda Zumot. They have expanded the menu to include Middle Eastern pastries, fresh-squeezed juices, Turkish coffee brewed to order, salmon burgers and a variety of salads and sandwiches. Falafel King is located at 1800 E. Fort Lowell Road.

EL DORADO AUDIOLOGY will hold an 18th anniversary celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 5-6:30 p.m., at 6206 E. Pima St., #4, sponsored by the Tucson Jewish Chamber of Commerce.

Isola Pizza Bar, owned by Chef Massimo Tenino of TAVOLINO RISTORANTE ITALIANO, was voted San Diego’s Best Pizza 2014 in a contest held by radio station 101KGB in San Diego. GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA opened a new store at the corner of Kolb Road and 22nd Street earlier this month. The store features a free Job Connection Center with a full-time, professional career development specialist.