KTAR’s Main Street Minute focuses on local businesses that are hiring, opening and hosting events across the community. These stories air each weekday at 7:23 a.m.
• State Farm is hiring Tuesday in the East Valley. The job fair runs from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West. State Farm has full and part-time openings in its call center, customer service, claims, information technology, sales and underwriting departments.
• The Melting Pot is offering all civil service workers 50 percent off their meals through Saturday. The fondue restaurant is also donating a dollar to the local police department for every civil service worker who comes in this week. There are three Melting Pot locations in the Valley.
• The University of Arizona’s health and sciences program just received an $11.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The money will be paid out over the next five years for researching devastating lung disorders in the critically ill.