Attend the CRT Business Information Session This Month!

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020
 
Career Ready Tempe Business Information Session
Career Ready Tempe Business Information Session
Business leaders are invited to learn about Career Ready Tempe (CRT), and how they can impact the future career of a Tempe high school student..

At this event, attendees will learn about the benefits of hosting a CRT intern, who the interns are, and the requirements to participate. Click here to register for this informational session on January 29, 2020.
 
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Chamber News & Events
 
Two Weeks Away!
Two Weeks Away!
The Women in Business Council and presenting sponsor BD-Becton Dickinson proudly presents the 2020 Leadership Speaker Series themed: IGNITE! Less that one month away until this four-week series kicks off with speaker Jodi Low!
  • Jodi Low, "The Mindset of a Leader" - Friday, January 24, 2020
  • Olenka Cullinan, "Lead with a Spark" Friday, January 31, 2020
  • Joan Jakel, "Embracing Change to Lead" - Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Adam Lee Brooks, "How to Welcome Millennial Energy" - Friday, February 14, 2020
Learn more about our speakers and register today to get 20% off the purchase of the full four-week series!
 
Reach Your Goals in 2020!
Reach Your Goals in 2020!
Starting on January 20, We are bringing back the 14-day Lightning Challenge: 2020 Goal Getter to harness everyone's January motivation and get in the best possible position to make resolutions stick with this six-step plan and one-on-one guidance.

Read more information about this challenge and how you can sign up today...for free!
 
MAC Scholarship Applications Due This Month
MAC Scholarship Applications Due This Month
The Tempe Chamber Military Affairs Committee (MAC) is proud to announce the Merle Fister Veteran Scholarship awarding $1,000.00 in education assistance for a deserving US Military Veteran within the city of Tempe. The scholarship recipient will be announced by February 15, 2020 and will be recognized at the Red, White, and Blue Awards Ceremony on March 11, 2020.

The online application is open to the public and is due by January 31, 2020.
 
Emerging Issues Forum - Meet the Candidates
Emerging Issues Forum - Meet the Candidates
Join the Tempe Chamber of Commerce on February 19, 2020, for a special Emerging Issues Forum. Moderated by Cary Pfeffer, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Tempe City Council and Mayoral candidates who have earned the chamber's endorsement in the upcoming election.

The Tempe Chamber has endorsed Corey Woods for Mayor, and incumbents Randy Keating and Joel Navarro as well as political newcomer Doreen Garlid for City Council.

To register for this event, click here, or if you are interested in using your member ticket credits please email Events@tempechamber.org.
 
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Help us welcome the companies who invested in the
Tempe Chamber in December 2019! 
 
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We want to say thank you to the members who renewed their investment in the Tempe Chamber last month! The companies below represent over 260 years of commitment to building a stronger business community. 
 
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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Business After Hours at Industrious
Business After Hours at Industrious

date

Jan 22, 2020
(5:30 PM - 7 PM)

location

Industrious
Tempe, Arizona
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FUEL Open House / Networking Mixer
FUEL Open House / Networking Mixer

date

Jan 28, 2020
(5 PM - 6 PM)

location

Varsity Tavern
Tempe, Arizona
 
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
 
07
Jan
Ambassador Committee Meeting
08
Jan
Military Affairs Committee Meeting
10
Jan
Membership 101
14
Jan
Coffee Connection 3
15
Jan
Business Development Council Meeting
 
Member News & Events
 
Tempe Community Council Needs Volunteers
Tempe Community Council Needs Volunteers
TCC is currently in need of volunteers to serve on TCC's Agency Review process, by the end of January.

Each year, the Tempe City Council and Tempe Community Council (TCC) allocate and administer about $1.2 million in grants to local human services organizations. This funding goes to assist agencies in delivering needed programs and services for children, families, homeless individuals, seniors and more.

To learn more about the application process and how you can apply, click here.
 
Town Hall Forum - TONIGHT
Town Hall Forum - TONIGHT
January 7, 2020 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Register for this free forum hosted by Downtown Tempe Authority and hear from all Tempe Mayoral and Council candidates.
 
Desert Vista Basketball Cheer Clinic
Desert Vista Basketball Cheer Clinic
Learn cheers, chants, jumps, and dance from the Desert Vista High School Cheerleaders! All participants will be invited to perform during half-time of a Desert Vista High School Varsity Basketball game.

January 11, 2020 from 12 pm - 4 pm
Register your child today.
 
Free 24-Week Fundamental Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Course
Free 24-Week Fundamental Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Course
January 18, 2020 - June 27, 2020

Register for this free 24-week Fundamentals Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu course today.
 
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.
 
Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play!"
Elephant and Piggie's
January 26, 2020 - March 8, 2020

Purchase tickets to see this fun, lively, and amusing play at the Herberger Theater Center.
 
Help TCH Earn Dollars by Volunteering!
Help TCH Earn Dollars by Volunteering!
January 27, 2020 - February 2, 2020 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open

 
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.
 
ASU Open Door
ASU Open Door
February 1, 2020, and February 8, 2020

Click here for information on touring the West Campus, and click here for information on touring the Downtown Phoenix Campus.
 
2020 Gala Sponsorship Opportunity
2020 Gala Sponsorship Opportunity
February 8, 2020 at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

Learn more information about Save the Family and this gala sponsorship opportunity.
 
SUBMIT YOUR MEMBER EVENTS
 
Tempe Leadership
 
Putt For P.E.A.C.E Golf Tournament
Putt For P.E.A.C.E Golf Tournament
Support Tempe Leadership Class XXXV in revitalizing the basketball courts at Escalante Park with public art. Using a professional artist, the class will work side by side with the community to paint murals on the basketball courts.

On February 9, 2020, beginning at 7 am, Tempe Leadership Class XXXV will be hosting a golf tournament at Ken McDonald Golf Course where the proceeds go toward helping the class accomplish and complete their community project P.E.A.C.E. Click here for more information.
 
Conversations with Leaders
Conversations with Leaders
Join Tempe Leadership on February 12, 2020, for an evening with former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods.

Moderated by Tempe Leadership Alumna, Dr. Kate Vawter, attendees will have the opportunity to hear first-hand accounts of topics such as, Mr. Woods personal path to leadership, challenges of leadership, and strategies for success. This event is a great opportunity to meet and network with fellow Alumni and discuss leadership lessons learned while providing insight into the future of Tempe. Click here for more information.
 
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 & Events
 
Tempe Streetcar Update
Tempe Streetcar Update
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF January 6, 2020
  • Ash Avenue/Rio Salado Parkway intersection: Road widening efforts are ongoing at the Ash Avenue/Rio Salado Parkway intersection. The intersection will be closed from January 20 – February 26 while crews construct the roundabout. Click here for more details.
  • Apache Blvd from Gammage Curve to Rural Road: Landscaping and 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.
  • 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.
Visit valleymetro.org/tempestreetcar to view the latest updates including the latest 6-month construction outlook.
 
Thank you to our Community Champions
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Tempe, AZ 85282
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