Blogs: Sustainability

Rotary Clubs : Week of Service

April 7, 2021 The Rotary Club of Sedona Village has partnered with the Rotary Clubs of Sedona, Sedona Red Rocks, and Verde Valley-Cottonwood for a Rotary Week of Service project. The Rotary International Week of Service is April 17-24 this...
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How Spring Breakers, Kyrsten Synema, Yavapai College and Earth Month Helped Me Appreciate Sedona Restaurants

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 2, 2021 Let’s start with spring breakers.  Have you had to wait for a table the last few weeks?  Me, too. Our restaurants have been jammed with spring...
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Sedona Embraces Earth Month

April 1, 2021 Engaging Visitors and Celebrating Sustainability Sedona’s sustainability commitment is accelerating during Earth Month with activities celebrating environmental achievements and new ways to engage residents and visitors in the drive to sustainability. Rather than just celebrate Earth Day...
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Earth Month is Your Chance to Join the Movement

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 26, 2021 We’re planning to make a strong sustainability statement during Earth Month, and you can be a part of it. On April 1, we’re launching web resources...
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Sedona Businesses Say Sustainability is their Top Issue. Here’s What That Means.

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 19, 2021 Our 2021 membership survey is complete. The top issue? Sustainability.  52% of businesses rate it ‘very important’ and 34% call it ‘important.’ The only other issue...
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$100,000 Check to Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund

February 22, 2021 The Sedona Trail Keepers, a consortium of Sedona-area businesses and the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, will present a $100,000 check to the Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund (SRRTF) Thursday, February 25. The presentation marks...
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Sherab Khandro Sacred & Contemporary Art has received Innovator/Silver Sustainable Business Certification

February 17, 2021 Sherab Khandro’s art, inspired by her Tibetan Buddhist practice, could be considered an expression of sustainability. Her Bodhisattva vow informs her philosophy of living. This is a commitment by Buddhists to return again and again until all...
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Verde Valley School is now a Certified Sustainable Business at the Innovator/Silver level

January 25, 2021 Verde Valley School was first certified in 2016 as a beta tester for the certification process. Their core values include environmental stewardship and community service, so sustainability has always been a priority. Despite the pressures of running...
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Rural Development Investment Fund to support community infrastructure projects

January 15, 2021 Arizona Community Foundation and US Department of Agriculture announce a development partnership serving rural Arizona  The Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA RD) have launched a public-private partnership to support...
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Candace – First Comments

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS January 8, 2021 Hello, Sedona! Though my official first day as President/CEO of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau isn’t until February 22, I wanted to reach out, wish you a...
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Element Sedona Hotel is now a Certified Sustainable Business at the Innovator/Silver level

January 4, 2021 It’s an accomplishment for a chain hotel to achieve more than Conservationist/Bronze certification, since corporate policies often restrict choices at an individual site. So Element Sedona Hotel in the Village of Oak Creek should be proud of...
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Verde Conservation Grant Recipients Announced

December 1, 2020 Friends of the Verde River is pleased to announce the winners of the Verde Conservation Grant program 2020 cycle.  Due to the overwhelming support of more than 50 local business participants in the Verde Conservation Partner program, Friends of the...
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