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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Reserve Your Seats for the 2020 State of the District!
Reserve Your Seats for the 2020 State of the District!
Sponsored by FOX Corporation, the 2020 State of the District with U.S. Representative Greg Stanton welcomes community, educational, political, and civic leaders for a formal breakfast. This year's event will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. Representative Stanton will speak on the federal issues and how they can impact our community, district, state, and country as a whole. This event will sell out quickly so be sure to reserve your sponsorship or seats today.

If you are interested in using your membership ticket credits please email events@tempechamber.org
 
Chamber News & Events
 
Leadership Speaker Series Presents Olenka Cullinan
Leadership Speaker Series Presents Olenka Cullinan
Founder and CEO of #iStartFirst, Olenka Cullinan, will share how can you and your company become the igniter to create the largest ripple effect for the next generation of leaders. Join Olenka to re-define your purpose, elevate your leadership skills with the tools that build tomorrow’s leadership today. Learn more about Olenka and her "BackBone of Success" method.

There are still a few hours to purchase single series tickets, so please register today!

If you would like to learn how you can support the Women in Business council and their Charity of the Year at this event, click here.
 
Chamber Endorsed Candidate Joel Navarro
Chamber Endorsed Candidate Joel Navarro
As an advocate for a strong business community, the Tempe Chamber recently endorsed Joel Navarro in the 2020 Tempe Council election.

"Since 2008, I have had the privilege to serve as your Councilmember and guide the city through, both, the good economic times and the Great Recession. The Tempe Chamber has always been a strong strategic ally. Our city and their partnership offer critical help to attract and maintain high paying jobs in our community. I am proud that my track record of service has earned the support of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce and look forward to working together to show Tempe is an economic leader in the Valley for generations to come." - Joel Navarro

To learn more about Joel and his vision for Tempe, and hear from our endorsed other City Council candidates, we invite you to register for our Emerging Issues Forum: Meet the Candidates on Wednesday February 19th.
 
Veteran Scholarship Application Due This Week!
Veteran Scholarship Application Due This Week!
Our Military Affairs Committee is proud to announce the Merle Fister Veteran Scholarship awarding $1,000 in education assistance for a deserving US Military Veteran within Tempe! The scholarship recipient will be announced by February 15, 2020, and recognized at the Red, White, and Blue Awards Ceremony on March 11, 2020.

See more on how you can apply by January 31, 2020, and read about Merle Fister's life and the legacy he left behind.
 
Business Before Hours at Arizona Apparel Foundation
Business Before Hours at Arizona Apparel Foundation

date

Feb 18, 2020
(7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)

location

Arizona Apparel Foundation
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 Pilates Tempe
Ribbon Cutting for Pilates Tempe

date

Feb 4, 2020
(10 AM - 11 AM)

location

Pilates Tempe
Tempe, Arizona
 
Ribbon Cutting for Your CBD Store
Ribbon Cutting for Your CBD Store

date

Feb 6, 2020
(4 PM - 5 PM)

location

Your CBD Store
Tempe, Arizona
 
Ribbon Cutting for Spokes on Southern
Ribbon Cutting for Spokes on Southern

date

Feb 20, 2020
(4 PM - 5 PM)

location

Spokes on Southern
Tempe, Arizona
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Upcoming Meetings
 
28
Jan
Coffee Connection 3
04
Feb
Ambassador Committee Meeting
06
Feb
Women in Business Council Meeting
 
Tempe Leadership
 
Help Support Your Tempe Community!
Help Support Your Tempe Community!
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 - Two Weeks Away!
Conversations with Leaders - Two Weeks Away!
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 and strategies for success. Click here for more information on how you can register today.
 
Save the Date for Tempe Cares Day!
Save the Date for Tempe Cares Day!
Tempe Leadership announces Tempe Cares’ signature annual 1-day event on March 7, 2020 from 7 am - Noon at Kiwanis Park.

Tempe Cares annual community service project will host the Overcome The Obstacles: Tempe Police Department Equestrian Day in support of the Tempe Police Department and its training programs for horses to collaboratively support public safety. Help Tempe Leadership improve our community and email tempecares@gmail.com to volunteer.
 
Member News & Events
 
Chamber Members Make 2020 Best Tempe Tech Startups
Chamber Members Make 2020 Best Tempe Tech Startups
We are proud to recognize Hownd and vCandidates.com for being awarded 'Best Tech Startups in Tempe' for the 2020 year.

Learn more about these two companies and how they made the list here.
 
The City of Tempe Needs Your Ideas!
The City of Tempe Needs Your Ideas!
Zip lines. Bicycle pump tracks. Indoor aquariums. The world's largest interactive selfie wall. No idea is too big or too crazy!

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 - Nominations Due Next Week
State of the Neighborhoods - Nominations Due Next Week
Every neighborhood has people and businesses deserving of recognition and every April The City of Tempe celebrates those who make your neighborhood extraordinary!

Click here for more information on how you can nominate someone by February 5, 2020.
 
Branding Your Business Lunch & Learn
Branding Your Business Lunch & Learn
Today from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Learn how you can attend this educational workshop!
 
Mural Release Happy Hour
Mural Release Happy Hour
Tomorrow from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Tempest Hotel

Enjoy happy hour prices with appetizers and help celebrate The Tempest Hotel's new mural.
 
Submit Your Favorite Pet Photo This Week!
Submit Your Favorite Pet Photo This Week!
Now through January 31, 2020

Learn more about how to submit your pet and find out what you could win.
 
College Connect Workshop: College & Career Bootcamp
College Connect Workshop: College & Career Bootcamp
February 1, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Learn about summer college programs, get help with FAFSA completion and mock interviews by registering here!
 
Help TCH Earn Dollars by Volunteering!
Help TCH Earn Dollars by Volunteering!
Now through February 2, 2020 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open

 
Free Tax Preparation
Free Tax Preparation
From February 1, 2020 to April 11, 2020 beginning at 9:00 am

Learn more about Tempe Community Council's IRS-certified volunteers and how you can schedule a FREE consultation to prepare and e-file your 2019 tax returns!
 
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, 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!
 
Dignity Health Heart Health Fair
Dignity Health Heart Health Fair
February 7, 2020 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

Learn how you can receive complimentary screenings and sign up for educational opportunities.
 
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.
 
Pilates Tempe Social & Silent Auction
Pilates Tempe Social & Silent Auction
February 8, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Learn more about how you can attend and donate a silent auction item to benefit the Phoenix Children's Hospital today!
 
15% Off a Midsummer Night's Dream
15% Off a Midsummer Night's Dream
From now until February 16, 2020

Purchase tickets today and receive 15% if you use the code: TEMPECOC
 
Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play!"
Elephant and Piggie's
Now until March 8, 2020

Purchase tickets to see this fun, lively, and amusing play at the Herberger Theater Center.
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
 
PHX East Valley Innovates Entrepreneur Week
PHX East Valley Innovates Entrepreneur Week
PHX East Valley Innovates Entrepreneur Week begins February 10th and will be hosting workshops all over the PHX East Valley! And even better...one right here in Tempe!

Join special guests like Mike Jones, CEO & Managing Partner at Resound, and learn how to use free and low-cost tools to tell your company's story during a two and a half hour workshop followed by live music and a networking happy hour. Register today!
 
Tempe Streetcar Update
Tempe Streetcar Update
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF January 27, 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.
Visit valleymetro.org/tempestreetcar to view the latest updates including the latest 6-month construction outlook.
 
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