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Monday, December 24, 2018
Arizona State Tax Credits - It Pays to Give
Arizona provides its taxpayers unique opportunities to donate to schools and charities in lieu of paying state taxes. These are known as Arizona State Tax Credits. Click here to read the full story. 

Story credit: Suzy Greenwood with Arizona Tax Advisors
 
 
Chamber News
Pulse of Local Business Survey Results
The Tempe Chamber and several other valley chambers participated in a Pulse of Business electronic survey this past September. This survey provided insight into how businesses are impacted by key state issues.

330 business participated in the survey, providing feedback on topics like to minimum wage, tax cuts and the jobs act. View the survey results
 
Office Holiday Hours
Merry Christmas!  The Tempe Chamber office will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. We will re-open with regular business hours on January 2nd.
 
Chamber Events
Preparing Your Business for Streetcar Construction
You are invited to join Valley Metro, Tempe Chamber of Commerce, Local First Arizona and Downtown Tempe Authority for a FREE workshop to learn tips and strategies to ensure your business thrives.

Downtown Tempe Authority
January 8, 2019 9:00 am or 2:00 pm session
 
Breakfast with the Governor Doug Ducey
The East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance and East Valley Partnership are pleased to present this distinguished annual event in the days following the Governor's State of the State address.

Wednesday, January 16th at 7:00 a.m.
Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix-Gilbert
 
Leadership Speaker Series Part 1 with Dr. Tyrone Holmes
Part 1 of the 2019 Leadership Speaker Series presents "Building Powerful CONNECTIONS in a Culturally Diverse Society" with Dr. Tyrone Holmes on Friday January 18th.  

Save 20% when you purchase the Leadership Speaker Series 4 week pass!!
 
Sponsor a Lane for Six at the Stars & Strikes Fundraiser
Support the Military Affairs Committee when you sponsor a lane for the Stars & Strikes bowling fundraiser! All lane packages include 90 minutes of bowling, rental shoes, food and drink for six players. Your organization's logo will be featured on the web and on the lane screen during play!

Wednesday January 30th from 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Main Event Tempe
View our January Month-at-a-Glance!
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Women in Business Council Meeting
08
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Ambassador Committee Meeting
09
Jan
Military Affairs Committee Meeting
11
Jan
Membership 101
 
Member News
Set an Appointment with Building Safety Experts
Beginning Monday, Jan. 14, the Community Development Building Safety team will see people on an appointment basis. People may sign up for free, 30-minute appointments from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday to talk about their remodeling projects, home additions and small commercial projects. Sign up for an appointment by emailing permitcenter@tempe.gov.
 
Tempe Elementary Governing Board Receives Award
The Tempe Elementary School District Governing Board has been selected to receive the Total Board Boardsmanship Award.from the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA).

Sustainability Pledge News
One week left to Enter!
Take the Sustainability Pledge between now and December 31st and you'll be entered to win a $100 Southwest Airlines gift card neatly tucked in a handcrafted 'upcycled' travel wallet!

We'll also welcome you to the pledge directory on Social Media.Take the pledge today!
Member Events
Impact Breakfast: Own it. Achieve it. Lead. Repeat.

Rio Salado College - Conference Center
Wed, January 9, 2019, 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM
 
Cook Native American Ministries Foundation announces its inaugural Appreciation and Leadership Awards Banquet and Fundraising Gala.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix/Tempe
January 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm
 
You are invited to a Sunday brunch fundraiser to benefit Tempe Neighbors Helping Neighbors. 100% of the proceeds will go towards volunteer transportation services for Tempe's seniors.Hurry, only 60 tickets will be available. 

Sunday, January 13th, 11 am - 1 pm
Post Your Member Event!
Job Board

The new Tempe PDQ location is opening soon and hiring for part-time and full-time positions. 

Post a job on our site today!
 
From Our Tempe Partners
Did you know the city of Tempe has a brand new website? Bookmark the NEW Tempe.Gov today!
 
Downtown Tempe is a very active place to live, work and visit! To find out what's going on, bookmark the DTA calendar!
 
If you want to see dynamic and beautiful photos of Tempe, follow Tempe Tourism on Instagram!

Bookmark Our New Homepage!
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Tempe Chamber of Commerce
1232 E. Broadway Rd. Suite #211
Tempe, AZ 85282
480-967-7891

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