Unicyclist rides through the Ozarks raising money for charity

Good News Notes: “A man unicycling his way across Route 66 stopped in the Ozarks. Peter Frank, 19, is raising money for a charity making a difference in his life. Frank has been riding a unicycle since he was 11. After a tragic accident, he was told he may never be able to ride his…

Relief fund partners to donate shoes to Navajo children in New Mexico

Good News Notes: “Hundreds of children from several Navajo communities in northwestern New Mexico soon will have new kicks. A relief fund created by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and former Navajo Nation President Peterson Zah teamed up with four-time PGA Tour winner Notah Begay III and his foundation to deliver 300 pairs of…

Community colleges team up to fight food insecurity

Good News Notes: “With rising rent prices across the Valley, some residents are having a hard time affording food and that includes college students. Maricopa County Community Colleges are teaming up with a national organization to connect students with the resources they need. CEO of Hunger Free America Joel Berg visited Mesa Community College for…

Green Planet Group’s Wholly Owned Subsidiary – Healing the Earth – Growing Faster, Growing Cleaner

Good News Notes: “Green Planet Group, Inc. (OTC PINK:GNPG), an emerging leader in green technology, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Healing the Earth’s revolutionary organic farming system creates almost 60,000 carbon credits annually. “It’s important to us that not only are we aligning our interests with President Biden’s pledge to reach net-zero emissions…

Habitat for Humanity kicks off work on its first 3D-printed U.S. home in Tempe, Arizona

Good News Notes: “In Arizona, the state with the fourth most dire affordable housing shortage according to National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)’s recently released Gap report, the Central Arizona chapter of global nonprofit Habitat for Humanity is looking to pave the way for new modes of sustainable, scalable low-cost housing across the Grand Canyon State. How? With the aid of ample local…

California Giant Berry Farms invests in vertical farm technology

Good News Notes: “California Giant Berry Farms BB #:121061 and OnePointOne announce their strategic partnership aimed at increasing berry output and availability through vertical farming and data-driven berry cultivation. Silicon Valley based OnePointOne has developed revolutionary automated, indoor, vertical farming technology that offers superior product yields and quality, while also enabling crops to be grown closer to…

Atlis electric truck startup has big plans, bootstrap budget

Good News Notes: “Atlis Motors CEO Mark Hanchett drives a 3/4-ton diesel pickup. He also owns a Tesla Model 3. But he admits he likes driving the pickup more.  With the Arizona-based electric-truck company he founded, Hanchett says his goal is partly to surpass what his diesel truck can do today, but with a whole…

“Turkey Buck Joe” brings smiles, raises money for charity

Good News Notes: “Going through a grocery line, especially on busy days like Thanksgiving, isn’t always fun, but one local Tucson man makes sure every person who goes through his lane, smiles. Head to the Safeway on Ina and Oracle and it’s hard to miss Joe Encinas. Thursday, he wore a felt turkey costume, complete…