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Monday, January 28, 2019
 
The State of the District with U.S. Representative Greg Stanton
Each year, the Tempe Chamber of Commerce presents the State of the District, a Federal Update.

This event welcomes community, educational, political and civic leaders for brunch while Representative Greg Stanton provides an update on federal issues affecting our district, state, and country.

Friday, March 22nd, 9:00 to 10:15 am at the Rio Salado Conference Center - Click Here to Sponsor or Register
 
Emerging Issues Forum: Workforce Programs for Business
Finding qualified workforce is one of the largest challenges facing the business community today. This month's Emerging Issues Forum will feature speakers who represent local, state and military programs that help employers connect with talent they might not find otherwise.

Programs to be discussed include the ARIZONA Career Readiness Credential (ACRC), the Arizona Coalition for Military's Skill Bridge Employer Program and Career Ready Tempe. Breakfast is included.

Friday February 15th, 7:30 - 9:00 am at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Click Here to Register
 
The Women in Business Leadership Speaker Series Continues
2019 Leadership Speaker Series Part 3: Featuring Kathleen Duffy Ybarra
How to find the right talent to build a strong team

Three takeaways from this engaging session include:
  1. How to leverage your employees' networks to build a candidate pipeline.
  2. How to tap university student talent for internships.
  3. Discover a non-traditional recruiting approach called Recruitment Research.
Registration for Part 3 closes Wednesday! 
 
Chamber News
 
Career Ready Tempe Accepting Business Applications
MAKE A LASTING IMPACT
This summer, the Tempe Chamber of Commerce and the City of Tempe will launch Career Ready Tempe, a 2-year youth workforce pilot program intended to tackle barriers to employability for income-eligible youth and help employers create a robust youth talent pipeline.

Career Ready Tempe is currently seeking internship host sitesApplication for Business Information
 
Chamber Advocacy Day at the Capital.
YOUR CHAMBER - YOUR VOICE
On Wednesday February 27th, Chambers of Commerce across the Arizona will come together for a powerful day of advocacy at the state legislature. Attendees will hear updates about how policy is impacting business from legislative leadership and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Learn more here!
 
Chamber Events
 
Stars and Strikes Bowling Fundraiser
Support the Military Affairs Committee

Jan 30, 2019
(5:30 PM - 8 PM)

Main Event Entertainment
Tempe, AZ
Leadership Speaker Series Part 3
With Kathleen Duffy Ybarra

Feb 1, 2019
(8 AM - 9:30 AM)

marinalink™ by State Farm
Tempe, AZ
Ribbon Cutting for Burst of Butterflies ...
Ribbon Cutting at Noon!

Feb 1, 2019
(11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

Burst of Butterflies Create & Paint Studio
Tempe, AZ
Ambassador Committee Meeting

Feb 5, 2019
(8 AM - 9 AM)

Landings Credit Union
Tempe, Arizona
Ribbon Cutting for Sherwin Williams on B...
Ribbon Cutting at 9:30!

Feb 6, 2019
(9 AM - 10 AM)

Sherwin Williams
Tempe, AZ
Women in Business Council Meeting

Feb 7, 2019
(8 AM - 9 AM)

MAC6 Conscious Workspace
Tempe, Arizona
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Leadership Speaker Series Part 4
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Ribbon Cutting for Benchmark!
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Membership 101
 
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Member News
 
United Food Bank 9th Annual Friends Breakfast
JOIN OUR MISSION TO END HUNGER IN AZ!
The United Food Bank Annual Friends Breakfast is a premiere, East Valley networking event that brings together 300 community and business leaders, elected officials, volunteers and donors to discuss the local impact of hunger and food insecurity. You will also have the opportunity to make new friends and raise funds to support our mission of ending food insecurity in our state. Click Here for More
 
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Tempe Leadership Events
 
Mission 4 Music Casino Night

Feb 16, 2019
(7 PM - 10 PM)

F.A.B.R.I.C Tempe
Tempe, AZ
 
Tempe Cares 2019: SAVE THE DATE!
HELP THE HELPERS
Tempe Leadership announces Tempe Cares’ signature annual 1-day event for volunteers devoted to beautifying Tempe’s neighborhoods, schools, and other public spaces and facilities that serve Tempe residents!

Tempe Cares annual community service project will host the HELP THE HELPERS PROJECT on SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – noon.

For more, please visit:tempeleadership.org/tempe-cares
 
Chamber of Commerce Savings Program
Save Up To 55% Off When You Shop At Office Depot OfficeMax
If you haven't yet, you should make sure you’re taking advantage of our chamber business savings program from Office Depot OfficeMax.

Sign up to enjoy special pricing on copy and print services:
  • $0.025 black and white copies
  • $0.22 color copies
  • 40% off finishing services
AND...up to 55% off cleaning and breakroom supplies and 10% off everything else in the store.
 
Community News
 
Public Meeting on West Tempe Industrial Area
PUBLIC MEETING
The City of Tempe will host a public meeting to discuss potential opportunities for the Broadway Corridor Revitalization. Those who cannot attend the meeting may provide feedback through Tempe Forum, tempe.gov/forum

The meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at MAC6, 1430 W Broadway Rd., #201

Questions? Contact maria_laughner@tempe.gov. 
 
Get 85% OFF for Life from The City of Tempe!
WHAT A DEAL
The City of Tempe, is offering a reduction in the Live Music Permit until March 1, 2019. Normally the permit cost is $1331. Until March 1, the permit will be available for only $200.

The permit is valid for the lifetime of the business and does not require any renewal.
 
Helping the Most Needy
A LITTLE TIME CAN FOREVER HELP!
Tempe Community Council is seeking individuals to help determine how Tempe human services dollars are distributed for fiscal year 2019-20. These dollars provide services to those in Tempe who need assistance with homelessness, basic needs, senior care, emergency shelter and more

If you are interested in participating in this volunteer experience and live or work in Tempe, visit theTempe Community Council.
 
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
1232 E. Broadway Rd. Suite #211
Tempe, AZ 85282
480-967-7891

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