SMRBA Welcomes Grandma’s Cookie Company

On November 5th, the Mesa Arts & Crafts Festival (MACFest) chose a Festival Favorite, our newest SMRBA Member, Janis Colbath of Grandma’s Cookie Company. Janis had been a Financial Controller for many years. She loved working with numbers and running financial teams. About three months ago she was in her office listening to a bully […]

Casa Grande, Maricopa, Apache Junction Honored

CASA GRANDE — The cities of Casa Grande, Maricopa and Apache Junction were among the various municipalities and organizations to receive awards from United Way of Pinal County during its 35th annual awards ceremony held recently at Robson Ranch in Eloy. This is the first year that the United Way of Pinal County had a […]

Michelle Cassella Business Marketing, Promotion & Photography

One of our members Michelle Cassella had her photography on display at The Gold Canyon United Methodist Church. If you haven’t experienced Michelle’s photography, you are seriously missing out on some beauty. She turns her camera into magic and can help you with your projects. Here are just a few other things Michelle can do […]

Shredding Day Is Here

Today is the BIG Shredding Day in Apache Junction. From 1 PM to 3 PM.  The address is 950 West Apache Trail, just east of the Cobb’s restaurant.  This is a city wide community event, so anyone in the east Valley can come to the event. We will accept boxes, bags, and sacks, the cost […]


Join SMRBA members Carol Handy and KRDE, THE RIDE to let everyone to know about this upcoming event and to not miss out on a thing. OK, all you car buffs…we are planning an open car show at Lucky Strikes on Friday, August 12th at honor of Lucky Strikes first anniversary. We will have […]


Join SMRBA member, Anderson Prep celebrate a brand new school year!  Tuesday, August 9th from 5:30PM to 7:30PM.  Kids, bring your parents out to tour the classrooms and meet the staff.  There will be activities for the kids, with music, fun and more. Vendors are wanted to support Anderson’s Open House August 9th 5:30 PM […]


It’s Member #76 for us! We welcome Rey Graf and Home Instead to the SMRBA family. Home Instead Senior Care offers affordable in-home care services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Our Next Advisory Council Meeting

One of the best things about SMRBA is our Advisory Council. We currently have nine dynamic individuals to brainstorm with and share ideas. And most are SMRBA members. We rely on them to help keep us grounded and on track. You can find out who these people and what they’ve done. Click here. Our next […]


We move into 2016 with the 33 SMBRA Members we gathered in 2015. 33 smart, supportive business owners with businesses and organizations that want to do more, be more and have more.