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Continuing Education for Your Employees
Continuing Education for Your Employees
At next month's Emerging Issues Forum on Friday, October 4, you will learn about the Achieve60AZ goal to see 60% of Arizona's adults have a credential past high school buy 2030 and why the workforce and your employees are a big part of that goal. 

You will also learn about educational opportunities for your employees through local education partners. Breakfast is included. Register today. 
 
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Chamber News & Events
 
Affinity Healthcare Plans for Your Business!
Affinity Healthcare Plans for Your Business!
The Tempe Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce Lifestyle Health Plans as a unique health benefits program designed for Chamber members to address the underlying causes of the rise in healthcare costs - employee health behaviors. Learn more today!
 
Sponsor a VIP Table for State of the City Today!
Sponsor a VIP Table for State of the City Today!
On October 25th, the Tempe Chamber will host the 21st Annual State of the City Address featuring Mayor Mark Mitchell at the Marriott Buttes Resort. 

Don’t wait to register or sponsor a table! More than half of the available seats are sold. If your organization would like to sponsor a VIP table for 10 and increase your visibility, contact us today at 480-967-7891 or learn more on our tickets page.
 
Let's Get Social Starts September 16th
Let's Get Social Starts September 16th
Our fan-favorite is back! Let’s Get Social is all about how to leverage your social media to market your business and cultivate and build your audience.

This FREE challenge is one of our most popular and it’s back with exciting, new features. Learn more about how you can sign up here.
 
August Ambassador of the Month
August Ambassador of the Month
Congratulations to Peter Adams for being awarded August’s Ambassador of the Month! This is not his first, but second time being awarded this title, along with Ambassador of the Year in 2018. 

Read more about Peter and what he likes to do outside of the Chamber here. 
 
Annual Copper 5 Honors Event is One Month Away
Annual Copper 5 Honors Event is One Month Away
On Wednesday, October 9, The Tempe Chamber Military Affairs Committee (MAC) will honor the crew of the "Copper 5" featuring the Plough and Young Awards. Lunch is included. 

In cooperation with the Arizona Air National Guard, the Tempe MAC has been holding this annual event to honor one outstanding officer and one outstanding enlisted member on duty with the 161st Air Refueling Wing to commemorate the Copper 5 crew. To register for this event, click here. 
 
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The Tempe Chamber gives members the opportunity to post their events on our website under 'Member Events'. To create a member event, you must use the log in at the top of our website page, then click on "Create a Member Event' on the Member Events page. Once submitted, the event will be edited by staff then approved and published. 

If you have any further questions about how to create an event, please reach out to Ayrianna by emailing ayrianna@tempechamber.org

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Business Before Hours at Escape Zone
Business Before Hours at Escape Zone

date

Sep 17, 2019
(7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)

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Escape Zone
Tempe, AZ
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Business After Hours at Quartiere
Business After Hours at Quartiere

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Sep 25, 2019
(5:30 PM - 7 PM)

location

Quartiere
Tempe, Arizona
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Ribbon Cuttings
 
Ribbon Cutting for Strabo
Ribbon Cutting for Strabo

date

Sep 12, 2019
(11 AM - 12 PM)

location

MAC 6
Tempe, Arizona
 
Ribbon Cutting for Juice Plus
Ribbon Cutting for Juice Plus

date

Sep 26, 2019
(4 PM - 5 PM)

location

Yoga For Today
Tempe, AZ
 
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Upcoming Meetings
 
11
Sep
Coffee Connection 1
13
Sep
Membership 101
18
Sep
Business Development Council Meeting
 
Member News & Events
 
Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Overview
Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Overview
Come learn about how to self-implement the EOS System to achieve your company's vision!

The MAC6 Monthly EOS for Self-Implementers Overview launches Wednesday, September 11, with a Noon to 1:00 PM Lunch & Learn. Cost is $15.00 which includes the book, Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business and lunch. Register here. 
 
TCH Monster Mash Blood Drives
TCH Monster Mash Blood Drives
TCH is partnering with the American Red Cross and Dave and Busters (Tempe Marketplace) to host two blood drives. Join TCH for a fangtastic time September 14th and 29th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The bloodmobile will be parked by Dave and Busters. 

Save a life...starve a vampire by clicking here, or call 1-800-RED CROSS to schedule an appointment.
For more info contact Dawn at 480-730-4221. 
 
Ranger "Ride Along" Tour at South Mountain
Ranger
September 14th from 8:30 – 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – Noon experienced Park Rangers and educators will guide you as you learn more about the fascinating history that has shaped the South Mountain we know today. Click here for more information. 
  • $8 per participant. Recommended for ages 10+.
  • Limited spots. Register at least 48 hours prior.
 
Rideshare Month Pledge and Commuter Challenge
Rideshare Month Pledge and Commuter Challenge
Ready to make a pledge to improve air pollution and reduce traffic congestion in the valley, but not sure where to start? ShareTheRide has you covered, with options to find commuting partners and ways to improve your commute and reduce stress. From now until September 30, take the pledge to try an alternative mode during Rideshare Month in October. Learn more here. 
 
Tempe Community Surveys
Tempe Community Surveys
Which city services are most important to your business? Each year, the City of Tempe asks an independent consultant to survey residents to see how they are doing and tell them what to focus on for the coming year. The survey is underway now. You may get the survey in the mail or you can take the survey online: resident survey or business survey.
 
Help Valley Nonprofits Get Free Solar
Help Valley Nonprofits Get Free Solar
Passionate about serving your favorite nonprofit? Want to help them save energy and money? SRP is giving away up to four free solar energy systems to qualifying Valley nonprofit organizations through the Solar for Nonprofits program. 

Applications are being accepted through Sept. 13. Winners will be announced by Sept. 27. Find out how you can apply. 
 
Futureproof Your Organization
Futureproof Your Organization
Is your organization ready for the future of work?
On Wednesday September 25th, spend a day with The PEAK Fleet to Futureproof Your Organization and walk away with a plan to prepare for The Future of Work. This workshop will immerse you in the world of the future. For more information, click here. 
 
Tempe Tourism Has a New and Improved Website
Tempe Tourism Has a New and Improved Website
Tempe Tourism's website is now up and running! If you're in need of a weekend activity or want to see what's happening in Tempe in the upcoming months, click here and check out their revamped website! 
 
SUBMIT YOUR MEMBER EVENTS
 
Job Board
 
Multiple Job Opportunities at Carvana
Multiple Job Opportunities at Carvana
Carvana is hiring for positions in Tempe and all around the Valley! To find out what positions are available and where, click here. 
 
Sustainability News
 
Public Meeting - Climate Action Plan Review TONIGHT
Public Meeting - Climate Action Plan Review TONIGHT
On September 10th, join Tempe in partnership with Arizona State University at the Tempe Public Library from 6:00-7:30 pm to review the final Climate Action Plan and give comments. 

A Climate Action Plan (CAP) serves as a guideline for the City of Tempe’s path to a sustainable and resilient future for achieving the largest and most cost-effective solutions in conjunction with other Tempe goals and priorities. Click here to learn more. 
 
Reduce Recycling Contamination Survey
Reduce Recycling Contamination Survey
Do you know what belongs in your blue recycling bin? Do you know what you should never recycle? Contaminated recycling must be sent to the landfill, which costs the city four times more in disposal fees. Help avoid contamination visit tempe.gov/recycleright Take the survey here. 
  
 
Community News
 
16th Annual Tempe Healing Fields Tribute
16th Annual Tempe Healing Fields Tribute
The 16th annual Tempe Healing Field® tribute will once again be held at Tempe Beach Park September 7th – 12th 2019 from 6am to 8pm each day. 

Beginning Saturday, September 7th, volunteers will pound nearly 3,000 pieces of rebar, will erect eight foot tall American Flags, with a personal bio card on each flag…most importantly, we will honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.Visit Tempe Healing Fields to learn more.
 
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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF September 9, 2019
  • 9th Street & 11th Street west of Mill Avenue: Electrical upgrades for traffic signals may cause intermittent turn restrictions/closures. Concrete preparation work for the Overhead Catenary System (OCS) foundations continues. Expect sidewalk/crosswalk detours.
  • Apache Blvd from Gammage Curve to Rural Road: Concrete preparation work for the OCS foundations continues, along with electrical upgrades. Traffic will be maintained in both directions. Expect sidewalk/crosswalk detours.
  • Apache Blvd east of Rural Road: Track installation and OCS foundation work continues. Traffic maintained in both directions. Expect turn restrictions and possible sidewalk/crosswalk detours.
  • Ash Avenue: Crews have begun OCS foundation installation along the southbound side of Ash Avenue. While parking on the southbound side of the street is restricted, traffic should experience minimal impacts due to this work.
  • Ash Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway intersection: Road widening efforts begin at the Ash Avenue/Rio Salado Parkway intersection in preparation for roundabout construction in early 2020. No traffic restrictions due to this work though traffic may experience delays through the work zone.
  • Rio Salado Parkway: Civil work is ongoing throughout the corridor. Demolition has begun in the middle of the roadway to prepare for track installation. Click here to see the notice for the initial phase of overnight work.
 
Tempe Leadership
 
Only Two More Weeks!
Only Two More Weeks!
Tempe Leadership's 35th Annual Celebration will take place Friday September 27, 2019 from 7-10 pm at the Rolling Hills Golf Course. This event will include great food and beverages, a raffle, silent auction, putting contest, and much more! To learn more about sponsorship opportunities or how you can help show your support for Tempe Leadership, click here or register today! 
 
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