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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
 
Benefits of Continuing Education for Everyone
Benefits of Continuing Education for Everyone
There is no doubt that continuing education benefits employers and employees in many ways. Whether it is to improve proficiency in the workplace, improve employee promotion options, or learning new skills; continuing education has many benefits to employers. On October 4th, Learn how a well-trained and well-educated workforce can help your company achieve long-term viability and profitability.

You will also learn about educational opportunities for your employees through local education partners. Worried you cannot afford to consider this option for your employees? Don't worry- we have answers to that too! Register today. 
 
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Chamber News & Events
 
Apply to Be a Mentor or Protege Today!
Apply to Be a Mentor or Protege Today!
The Women in Business Council mentoring program applications are now available to any Tempe Chamber member.  If you're interested in being a mentor or protege this year, please fill out the online applications below.
In addition, the Women in Business Council will be holding a "Mix and Learn" event on October 10th at the Watershed from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. At this mixer, you will hear from past mentors and proteges and mingle with possible program participants.

To learn more, you can download the Mentoring Program Overview which includes program benefits, the entire program schedule and sponsorship information. 

Applications must be submitted no later than October 31st.  Any questions regarding the mentoring program can be directed to the Director of Marketing and Programs, Sukki Jahnke.
 
Military Affairs Committee to Honor Awardees
Military Affairs Committee to Honor Awardees
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. 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. Registration closes October 1st. 
 
One Month Away! Don't Forget to Register!
One Month Away! Don't Forget to Register!
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.
 
A Free Informational Workshop
A Free Informational Workshop
The Tempe Chamber in partnership with the East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance now provides an innovative group health benefits solution designed to help employers strategically manage healthcare costs while still providing employees great benefits!

This informative work session will review the program's unique features such as premium savings averaging 5-15%, and up to a $500 deductible credit available to all wellness participants. 

This event is free and open to members of the Tempe Chamber and the general public. Registration is required.

 
Become an Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer!
Become an Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer!
The Tempe Chamber Military Affairs Committee is proud to partner with the Arizona Coalition for Military Families to provide our members with FREE training on becoming an Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer.

This training will take place Wednesday, December 4 from 8 am - 12 pm. 

For more information on what this workshop will include, click here and register today! 
 
Business After Hours at Quartiere
Business After Hours at Quartiere

date

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

location

Quartiere
Tempe, Arizona
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Business Before Hours at Terrain Hopper
Business Before Hours at Terrain Hopper

date

Oct 15, 2019
(7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)

location

Terrain Hopper
Tempe, Arizona
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Ribbon Cuttings
 
Ribbon Cutting for Juice Plus
Ribbon Cutting for Juice Plus

date

Sep 26, 2019
(4 PM - 5 PM)

location

Yoga For Today
Tempe, AZ
 
Ribbon Cutting for Woodrow Technologies
Ribbon Cutting for Woodrow Technologies

date

Oct 4, 2019
(12 PM - 1 PM)

location

Woodrow Technologies
Tempe, AZ
 
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Upcoming Meetings
 
26
Sep
Business Owners Forum
01
Oct
Ambassador Committee Meeting
03
Oct
Women in Business Council Meeting
 
Member News & Events
 
MISS SAIGON at ASU Gammage
MISS SAIGON at ASU Gammage
Now through September 29th, experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON at ASU Gammage. 
 
Tempe Tourism 2018/19 Annual Report
Tempe Tourism 2018/19 Annual Report
The Tempe Tourism Office is pleased to present their Annual Report, reflecting 2018-2019 results and their Marketing Plan for 2019-2020. As always, attracting visitors to Tempe and creating a positive economic impact for our community remains their primary goal.   

 
The Art of Balancing
The Art of Balancing
It's about more than balancing the books, or balancing the budget - it's about the work life balance! Al Loveland, Owner and President of Strabo, will lead us through a session designed to answer one of the great challenges working people face. 
  • September 26th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at MAC6 Conscious Workspace 
RSVP to Suzy Greenwood, Suzy@ArizonaTaxAdvisors.com 
 
Top AZ Law Firm Reaches Milestone
Top AZ Law Firm Reaches Milestone
DM Cantor is extremely proud to announce that they have officially achieved their 150th Complete Jury Trial Acquittal of Not Guilty on All Charges!! The most of any criminal defense law firm in Arizona. 

 
Six Parks Selected for Arts in the Parks Events Next Spring
Six Parks Selected for Arts in the Parks Events Next Spring
Six new parks have been selected for this year’s Arts in the Parks program, which provides resident-initiated arts events in neighborhood parks.

 
SRP Named Among Arizona's Most-Admired Companies
SRP Named Among Arizona's Most-Admired Companies
SRP was honored recently at the 10th anniversary awards show at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Resort & Spa. Companies were judged in five categories: Leadership Excellence, Workplace Culture, Corporate & Social Responsibility, Customer Opinion and Innovation.

To find out more about SRP, click here
 
Music Through the Decades
Music Through the Decades
This Friday at 7:00 pm, The Chapito Chavarria Orchestra will be playing at the Tempe History Museum. 

Come see this fantastic group of musicians at this free, family-friendly performance. For more information, click here. 
 
Phoenix Sky Harbor's New Parking Reservation System
Phoenix Sky Harbor's New Parking Reservation System
You can now save up to 50% with Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport's new parking reservation system. 

To book your parking reservation, create a new account, then use the promo code 'PARKPHX.' Book now! *Promo only valid by booking and entering garage by September 30th.* 
 
Storytelling: Ancient Skill, Modern Approach
Storytelling: Ancient Skill, Modern Approach
Curious how the art and practice of storytelling can be used in the workplace as a training strategy?

Join Maricopa Corporate College on October 2nd for breakfast and an interactive presentation in which they'll answer this question and explore techniques to enhance the delivery of telling stories for public speaking, team building, leadership, and more! Register here. 
 
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
 
United Dairymen of Arizona Has Taken the Pledge
United Dairymen of Arizona Has Taken the Pledge
The Tempe Chamber would like to recognize United Dairymen of Arizona for taking the Sustainability Pledge

"We are always striving to do more in regards to sustainability," Roxy Helman, Communications Manager. 
 
Top 10 in the Bin
Top 10 in the Bin
Do you recycle? Do you know what you can and cannot put in the blue bin? The City of Tempe has a recycling goal of 40% by 2020. To help achieve this goal, they need your help!

  
 
Community News
 
Tempe Streetcar Update
Tempe Streetcar Update
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF September 23, 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 continue with 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 are ongoing 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 and track installation work is ongoing throughout the corridor. Click here to see the notice for the initial phase of overnight work.
Visit valleymetro.org/tempestreetcar to view the latest updates including the latest 6-month construction outlook. 
 
Tempe Leadership
 
Three Days Away! Do You Have Your Ticket Yet?
Three Days Away! Do You Have Your Ticket Yet?
Tempe Leadership's 35th Annual Celebration will take place THIS FRIDAY 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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