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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Leadership Speaker Series Begins Next Week!
Leadership Speaker Series Begins Next Week!
Next Friday, The Women in Business Council and presenting sponsor BD-Becton Dickinson kick off 2020 Leadership Speaker Series! Don't forget to register to see these four renowned speakers and receive 20% off your purchase today!
  • 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
If you're interested in using your member ticket credits, please email Events@tempechamber.org.
 
Chamber News & Events
 
Welcome to the Tempe Chamber, Silicon Valley Bank!
Welcome to the Tempe Chamber, Silicon Valley Bank!
The Tempe Chamber would like to recognize Silicon Valley Bank as one of the newest members of the chamber and Community Champion Investor. Thank you to Silicon Valley Bank, Arizona State University, Cox Business, Edward Jones, SRP, City of Tempe, and Wells Fargo for your continued support in the Tempe Chamber and local business community. We could not do it without you.
 
 
Office Closure Notice - Friday and Monday
Office Closure Notice - Friday and Monday
The Tempe Chamber of Commerce will be closed beginning Friday, January 17, 2020, and will reopen for regular office hours on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience and wish you all a great week!
 
Are You Registered to Meet the Candidates?
Are You Registered to Meet the Candidates?
Before you vote, we welcome you to attend our special Emerging Issues Forum moderated by Cary Pfeffer. On February 19, 2020, 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.
 
Hottest New Sales Engine for Getting More Customers
Hottest New Sales Engine for Getting More Customers
Are you looking to energize your online community after the holiday season?

“Challenges” are a very hot commodity these days, as people want a quick-hit solution to their problems. Read more about what creating a business challenge can do for you, and your customers!
 
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.
 
Only Two Weeks Left to Submit Your Application
Only Two Weeks Left to Submit Your Application
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.
 
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!
 
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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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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 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
 
Ribbon Cutting for Raising Cane's
Ribbon Cutting for Raising Cane's

date

Jan 28, 2020
(8 AM - 9 AM)

location

Raising Cane's
Tempe, Arizona
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Upcoming Meetings
 
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Jan
Coffee Connection 3
15
Jan
Business Development Council Meeting
15
Jan
FUEL Committee Meeting
22
Jan
Coffee Connection 1
 
Tempe Leadership
 
Help Give Back
Help Give Back
This Thursday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Spokes on Southern will donate 20% of their proceeds of full price food items to Tempe Leadership. Show this information to your server for credit.
 
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 - Register Today!
Conversations with Leaders - Register Today!
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.
 
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.
 
Make Tempe Town Lake Even Better
Make Tempe Town Lake Even Better
Zip lines. Bicycle pump tracks. Indoor aquariums. The world's largest interactive selfie wall. No idea is too big or crazy! Even after 20 years, the future is bright for Tempe Town Lake. The City of Tempe is looking for businesses with big ideas to help bring its new recreation plan for the parks around Tempe Town Lake to life. The Rio Salado Master Plan, which recently was approved by the Tempe City Council, calls for new activities in six specified zones around Tempe Town Lake.

For more information on how to submit your idea by February 3, 2020, reach out to Shireen Boone, 480-350-8617 or visit the website for more details.
 
State of the Neighborhoods
State of the Neighborhoods
Every neighborhood has people and places deserving of recognition and every April The City of Tempe celebrates residents, properties and businesses that make your neighborhood special.

Click here for more information on how you can nominate someone by February 5, 2020.
 
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.
 
The Gran Chaco Region of Paraguay: An Animal Paradise at Risk
The Gran Chaco Region of Paraguay: An Animal Paradise at Risk
January 22, 2020 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Register for this free event at the Phoenix Zoo.
 
Star Party
Star Party
January 25, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Learn about the night sky at the South Mountain Environmental Educational Center.
 
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.
 
Receive 15% Off A Midsummer Night's Dream
Receive 15% Off A Midsummer Night's Dream
Now through February 16, 2020

Click here for more information on how to save 15% on your ticket to this Ballet Arizona performance.
 
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.
 
ASU Internship Fair & All-Majors Career Fair
ASU Internship Fair & All-Majors Career Fair
February 4, 2020 and February 26-26, 2020 at the ASU Memorial Union

Don't miss out on the onlyInternship-only Fair and the largest Career Fair of the semester at Arizona State University!
 
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, this gala sponsorship opportunity, and how you can donate a silent auction item.
 
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 & Events
 
Tempe Streetcar Update
Tempe Streetcar Update
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF January 13, 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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