Business Briefs

Business briefs 3.20.20

Alan’s Shoes has opened its fifth shop, a 4,400-square-foot store at the Spectrum shopping center, near Interstate 19 and West Irvington Road. Alan’s Shoes was started in 1982 by Alan and Annette Miklofsky. For more information, visit

Marsha Drozdoff, social worker, Reiki master teacher and group facilitator, received an award as a finalist in the category Healthcare Champion at the Women of Influence Awards 2020, presented by Tucson Local Media on March 4 at Desert Diamond Casino. Drozdoff’s groups, classes, and programs can be found at

Arizona Theater Company Artistic Director Sean Daniels, whose personal battle with alcoholism was chronicled in his Off-Broadwayautobiographical play, “The White Chip,” was scheduled to receive the 10,000 Beds Spirit of Gratitude Award at the 4th annual Gratitude Gala: Celebrating Recovery, which was to be held at the Pheonix Art Museum. The museum has closed through April 6 in response to COVID-19. The mission of 10,000 Beds is to connect individuals seeking help for addiction to vetted treatment programs; it partners with addiction-treatment programs nationwide and provides scholarships to applicants who want and need help but are without resources. “The White Chip” was ATC’s first Off-Broadway production in 20 years and was a New York Times Critic’s Choice.