Vietnamese Pork Banh Mi Sandwich

"Known for everything from its hot and cold subs to its breakfast foods, kids’ items and more, Jersey Mike’s needs no introduction."

Hello, readers! Welcome back to Business Briefcase. This week, there are quite a few businesses to discuss. From a fairly new sub shop to the area, to a new partnership, some local events and another staff change, there’s always something going on in the West Valley — and especially Glendale.

For those of you who are new, Business Briefcase is designed for us here at The Glendale Star to share with you all the great business happenings in the community — be it construction, openings, closings, management changes, networking events, grand openings and the like. Here’s the news!

First, Auto Repair N’ Gas LLC has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer. Through this partnership, the Glendale-based auto repair shop will offer U-Haul trucks and moving supplies, as well as U-Haul’s Truck Share 24/7 program, which allows customers to safety pick up and return a truck at any time via smartphone. For more information, visit or call 623-869-6056. Auto Repair N’ Gas is at 7504 W. Glendale Avenue.

Next, Jersey Mike’s Subs opened a Glendale shop earlier this summer. Known for everything from its hot and cold subs to its breakfast foods, kids’ items and more, Jersey Mike’s needs no introduction. The Glendale spot is located at 9455 W. Glendale Avenue. For more information, call 623-877-0012 or visit

Moving along, Delta Dental of Arizona has appointed Jolean Fleck as its director of human resources. Delta Dental of Arizona is at 5656 W. Talavi Boulevard, Glendale. Fleck was previously the chief talent officer and human resources director for the town of Gilbert. She has an undergraduate degree in business with a human resources concentration from Austin Peay State University, as well as a master’s degree from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business. She is also certified as a senior professional in human resources and is a Society of Human Resources senior certified professional.

Finally, Harvest of Glendale has announced a series of community events. The series kicked off August 10. The next event is 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 24. At the event, patrons can receive free medicated swag bags with a purchase of $65 or more, while supplies last. There will also be prize wheel giveaways, discounts and more. The medical cannabis dispensary, which opened this summer, is at 13631 N. 59th Avenue, near the southeast corner of Thunderbird Road and 59th Avenue. For more information, visit To access the website, possible customers must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid MMJ (medical marijuana) card.

That’s all the briefs for this week! Thanks for reading!