A lobby window of the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain looks out on the Sonoran Desert near Tucson, AZ.

  • Forbes Travel Guide: Five Tucson businesses have been named Forbes Travel Guide 2018 Star Award Winners. Forbes rates luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, inspecting service and facilities for every property that is rated. The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, received the highest 5-star rating. Core Kitchen & Wine Bar received a 4-star rating, as did the spa at the Omni Tucson National and the spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort received a recommended rating.
  • Chicanos Por La Causa: Prestamos CDFI, the lending division of Chicanos Por La Causa Inc., was awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credits from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. Prestamos provides capital to qualifying businesses and projects in highly distressed low-income areas within Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas.
  • The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys: The third-party attorney rating organization has recognized the performance of family law attorney Sandra Tedlock as Five Years 10 Best Family Law Attorney for client satisfaction. The selection process includes client or peer nominations, research and independent evaluation by the organization.
  • YWCA Southern Arizona: The Lovell Foundation awarded a $300,000 grant to YWCA Southern Arizona to support Stand Together Arizona Training & Advocacy Center’s Operation Haboob. Operation Haboob brings together diverse groups and individuals in a statewide, nonpartisan alliance to rebuild community, revive democracy and co-create a new future for Arizona where everyone can thrive.

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