Boosting Safford’s Small Business Ecosystem: Mayor Richard Ortega and City Manager John Cassella Share Insights on Resources, Regulations and IRS Reporting at Spotlight on Business Event

Spotlight on Business event to be hosted by City of Safford

Safford Mayor Richard Ortega and City Manager John Cassella will be sharing updates on city resources, regulations, business licensing requirements, and IRS reporting during a Spotlight on Business breakfast event. The event is being hosted by the City of Safford, along with the Graham County Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Development Center at Eastern Arizona College, and the Safford Downtown Association.

Following the presentations, a listening session will be held where business owners can discuss what is working well and offer suggestions for improvement to help small businesses succeed in Safford. This is an opportunity for local business owners and operators to connect with city officials and share their thoughts on how to make Safford a more supportive environment for small businesses.

The Spotlight on Business event will take place at the Manor 415 Convention Center starting at 7 a.m. with a continental breakfast and networking, followed by the 90-minute program at 7:30 a.m. Attendance is free and seats can be reserved on

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