Register to Tour Luke Air Force Base!

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
 
Luke Air Force Base Tour
Luke Air Force Base Tour
On January 30, 2020, the Tempe Chamber of Commerce's Military Affairs Committee (MAC) is hosting a half-day trip to tour and have lunch at Luke Air Force Base. Take advantage of this one-of-a-kind opportunity to get an inside look at one of America’s most revered active duty training bases.
Registration will close on Wednesday January 8th and we only have a few spots left. Click here to register today.
 
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Chamber News & Events
 
Office Holiday Hours
Office Holiday Hours
The Tempe Chamber office will be closed in observance of Christmas and New Years Day.

The office will be closed beginning at noon on Christmas Eve and will re-open Thursday, December 26th. The office will also be closed beginning at noon on New Years Eve and will re-open Thursday, January 2nd.

We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
 
Breakfast with Governor Doug Ducey
Breakfast with 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.

Registration closes January 2nd. Click here to register today!
 
Meet our Speaker Joan Jakel
Meet our Speaker Joan Jakel
With over 20 years experience as an adviser, coach, and counselor, Joan Jakel will be presenting the third week of the Leadership Speaker Series on February 7, 2020 at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

Joan has designed a unique blend of coaching programs, workshops, and retreats that helps people uncover what is truly important to them, to release what isn’t serving them, and to develop an empowering belief system and supportive mindset.

Learn more about Joan, and register today to get 20% off the purchase of the full four-week series!
 
Host a Student-Intern This Summer!
Host a Student-Intern This Summer!
Career Ready Tempe, a youth-workforce pilot program, is now accepting business applications. This year, the program will focus on providing internships in the Advance Business Services, Advanced Manufacturing, and Bio Science sectors.

If your business is interested in helping develop the youth-talent pipeline in the City of Tempe, click hereto read more about the program and business eligibility requirements.
 
It's Not Too Late to Sign Up!
It's Not Too Late to Sign Up!
With the holiday shopping season around the corner, the Tempe Chamber of Commerce and Hownd are teaming up to invite you to participate in the “Hownd for the Holidays” campaign.

You can sign up for Hownd’s zero-risk Starter Plan or, through your Tempe Chamber membership, you can also receive a 10% discount on the Essentials or Plus plans. Sign up today!
 
100% of the Proceeds Come Back to the Tempe Chamber!
100% of the Proceeds Come Back to the Tempe Chamber!
Attention members, friends, fans, family, and everyone in between! From now until the end of the year, we have an incredible opportunity for you to purchase apparel and merchandise from Excelerate America while supporting Tempe’s local business community.

100% of the proceeds will come back to the Tempe Chamber when you use the code: TempeGiving at checkout!

We encourage you all to share this exciting opportunity and help give back to the community!
 
Learn More About Your Affordable Healthcare Options
Learn More About Your Affordable Healthcare Options
A recent partnership between the Tempe Chamber and Lifestyle Health Plans allows us to provide level-funded, affordable, healthcare to our members who want to provide health insurance benefits to their employees.

With premium savings of 15% or more, we encourage employers to contact Erika Acorn for more information on how they can sign up today.
 
Business After Hours at The Tempest Hotel
Business After Hours at The Tempest Hotel

date

Dec 18, 2019
(5:30 PM - 7 PM)

location

Tempest Hotel
Tempe, Arizona
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Business Before Hours at Yoga for Today
Business Before Hours at Yoga for Today

date

Jan 21, 2020
(7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)

location

Yoga for Today
Tempe, Arizona
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Ribbon Cuttings
 
Ribbon Cutting for Pathways Preschool Tempe
Ribbon Cutting for Pathways Preschool Tempe

date

Jan 7, 2020
(10 AM - 11 AM)

location

Pathways Preschool Tempe
Tempe, Arizona
 
Ribbon Cutting for Boardroom Salon for Men
Ribbon Cutting for Boardroom Salon for Men

date

Jan 16, 2020
(4 PM - 5 PM)

location

Boardroom Salon for Men
Tempe, Arizona
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Upcoming Meetings
 
02
Jan
Women in Business Council Meeting
07
Jan
Ambassador Committee Meeting
08
Jan
Military Affairs Committee Meeting
10
Jan
Membership 101
 
Member News & Events
 
Temporary Schedule in Effect for Valley Metro Rail
Temporary Schedule in Effect for Valley Metro Rail
From Dec. 21, 2019 through Jan. 5, 2020, all light rail trains are estimated to arrive at platforms every 24 minutes during the entire service day. Typically, light rail service operates every 12 minutes on weekdays during peak hours, so riders will need to plan ahead to ensure timely arrival at their destinations.

View the schedule that will be in effect during the two-week period here.
 
Pedal Haus Celebrates 4 Years with Ugly Sweater Party
Pedal Haus Celebrates 4 Years with Ugly Sweater Party
December 18, 2019 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Register today and celebrate with Pedal Haus!
 
Matching Gift Challenge
Matching Gift Challenge
Now through December 31, 2019

 
It's Snowing at Tempe Marketplace!
It's Snowing at Tempe Marketplace!
Every evening at 6 pm now through December 31, 2019

 
Ella Enchanted: The Musical
Ella Enchanted: The Musical
Now until December 29, 2019

Learn more about the musical, performance dates, and registration.
 
South Mountain Aglow
South Mountain Aglow
December 21, 2019 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Find out more about the one-mile luminaria walk along
 
Noon Year's Eve
Noon Year's Eve
December 31, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 
Night of the Three Kings / Noche de Reyes Magos
Night of the Three Kings / Noche de Reyes Magos
January 4, 2020 from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn more about this fun event for the whole family.
 
World of Illumination
World of Illumination
Now through January 5, 2020

Click here to learn what this light show is all about.
 
ZooLights: Glow Wind
ZooLights: Glow Wind
Now through January 19, 2020 from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Learn more about the sparkling lights and how you can purchase tickets to see the dazzling displays.
 
Annual Pet Contest!
Annual Pet Contest!
Now through January 31, 2020

Learn more about how to submit your pet and find out what you could win.
 
SUBMIT YOUR MEMBER EVENTS
 
Job Board
 
Metromile is Hiring!
Metromile is Hiring!
Metromile is hiring for a Claims Administrative Support Specialist at their Tempe office, located on Fountainhead Parkway.

For more information, click here or email rstephens@metromile.com
 
Carvana is Hiring!
Carvana is Hiring!
Carvana has multiple job opportunities at their Tempe location, located on Rio Salado Parkway.

For more information, visit the Carvana Career Page.
 
Community News
 
Tempe Streetcar Update
Tempe Streetcar Update
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF December 16, 2019
  • [UPDATE]Apache Blvd from Gammage Curve to Rural Road: Landscaping and electrical upgrades. Traffic will be maintained in both directions. Expect sidewalk/crosswalk detours.
  • [UPDATE] 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 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.
  • [UPDATE]Ash Avenue/University Drive intersection: Electrical installation work will continue in and around the Ash/University intersection. Due to weather delays, intermittent turn restrictions have been extended until 12/27. Click here for more details.
  • [UPDATE]Mill Avenue/Rio Salado Intersection Phase 3 work: Crews will work overnight to install the second leg of track in the intersection from December 26 – January 17. Left turns will be restricted as well as southbound Mill Avenue and eastbound Rio Salado through traffic. Click here for more details.
  • Installing streetcar tracks across light rail tracks: Starting Dec. 8, crews will work overnight only to prep the work zone. Starting Dec. 20, crews will work 24/7. Ash Avenue will be closed to through traffic at the light rail tracks from Dec. 21 – 27. Starting Dec. 27, 3rd Street/Ash Avenue and 3rd Street/Mill Avenue will experience intermittent left turn restrictions. Click here for more details.
Visit valleymetro.org/tempestreetcar to view the latest updates including the latest 6-month construction outlook.
 
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Tempe, AZ 85282
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