BRIEFSby David Pittman on Mar. 14, 2005, under Business
U.S. Rep. Jim Kolbe will address the 2005 Federal Issues Forum at a March 23 luncheon at the Doubletree Hotel at Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way.
Kolbe, a Tucson Republican, will discuss legislation before Congress that could affect southern Arizona. The event, which begins at noon, will be hosted by the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Cox Communications.
The cost is $40 per person or $350 for a table of 10. Reservations must be made by Wednesday. For reservations and information, contact Shirley Wilka at 792-2250, Ext. 132, or e-mail her at email@example.com.
Office leased for medical practice
A 1,250-square-foot office at 7440 N. Oracle Road has been leased by Dr. Jonathan Gross for his ophthalmology practice. Gross, who will soon relocate his practice, is now at 6585 N. Oracle Road.
The landlord – San Juan Miguel No. 4, a Tucson limited liability corporation – was represented in the lease transaction by Bruce A. Suppes and David A. Volk of CB Richard Ellis.
ON THE MOVE
Aron Baquet. Mendota Insurance Co. has recognized Baquet, president of ABC-Baquet Insurance Group, for being in the top five agencies nationally in selling Mendota’s auto policies. Baquet’s firm has two Tucson locations and specializes in the Hispanic market and Internet sales.
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