KTAR’s Main Street Minute focuses on local businesses that are hiring, opening and hosting events across the community. These stories air each weekday on KTAR at 7:27 a.m.
• Allied Universal Security has openings for 100 security officers. Allied is holding a hiring event Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. and another on Thursday from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. both at the Moxy Hotel in Tempe.
• Bank of America has awarded $205,000 to 10 Valley nonprofits. The grant money will be used to increase housing and educational opportunities for families. The awardees are Arizona Housing Alliance; Back-To-School Clothing Drive Association; Chicanos Por La Causa; Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona; Homeward Bound; Newtown Community Development Corporation; Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun; Tempe Community Council; Trellis; and UMOM New Day Centers.