|Tuesday, November 5, 2019|
|2020 Leadership Speaker Series|
The Women in Business Council and presenting sponsor BD-Becton Dickinson proudly presents the 2020 Leadership Speaker Series themed: IGNITE! This four-week series will ignite passion by providing inspiring and motivating speakers who will empower attendees with exciting ways to grow through leadership skills.
Friday January 24th at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Jodi Low, Founder & CEO, U + Improved
Friday January 31st at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Olenka Cullinan, Founder & CEO, #istartfirst
Friday February 7th at Tempe Center for the Arts
Joan Jakel, Empowerment Instigator
Friday February 14th at Tempe Center for the Arts
Adam Lee Brooks, Founder, Youth Awareness & Safety
Sponsorship for this series is available! Call 480-736-4294 to learn how your business can be part of this amazing program!
|Tempe Chamber of Commerce Set to Recieve Award|
Next Wednesday, the Tempe Coalition will host the 3rd Annual "Celebrating Champions for Youth". That evening, the Tempe Chamber of Commerce will be honored with the Adult Advocate Award which is for an Organization or non-profit who advocates for programs, policies, laws to help provide Tempe Youth with an environment where they can live to their full potential.
This month, the Tempe Elementary School District will ask voters to approve a 15% override to provide and preserve services that are crucial for students’ success. The District is asking for NO NEW MONEY, only a continuation of the 15% override that is currently in place. Voting “no” will result in a $35 million LOSS of funding over the next seven years.
By approving the $0.29 tax increase, students will receive the resources they need to excel from an early age. A “no” vote results in LOSS of funding, faculty, technology and security for students. LEARN MORE.
Chamber member benefits have just elevated to include an option for one of the largest costs a business faces today; healthcare. The Tempe Chamber is proud to offer an exclusive Lifestyle Wellness Plan that could save you from 5% to 15% or more in your premiums. In addition, the plans offer one-of-a-kind benefits for your employees and their families. Start your no-obligation quote today!
America Recycles Day is November 15th and we are encouraging our members to take steps in becoming more sustainable and waste conscious.
Help us welcome the companies who invested in the
Tempe Chamber in October 2019!
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.
|Employee Continuing Education: Achieve60 AZ|
As a follow up to our recent Emerging Issues Forum that discussed continuing education for your employees, we have asked our education partners to share their offerings with our members.
Did you know there are about 1 million adults in Arizona with some college and no degree? Reaching Achieve60AZ’s goal of 60 percent educational attainment would involve engaging those adult learners in getting a postsecondary credential. Learn more today.
Now through January 31, 2020 Accurate Air is hosting a pet contest!
Accurate Air invites chamber members to submit their favorite photograph of their pet(s) and they'll be entered to win a FREE one-year Planned Service Agreement and a PetSmart gift card! For more information on how to send your favorite photo, click here and enter.
|TACOTOPIA at Tempe Marketplace|
Step into a fiesta at TACOTOPIA at Tempe Marketplace, now through November 24, 2019.
TACOTOPIA is an immersive pop-up taco wonderland filled with sharable photo ops at every turn. Ride the mechanical taco; dive into a larger-than-lime bowl of guac; swing on the famed lime wedge, and spread your love of tacos in more than 30 interactive, Instagram-able installments. Click here to learn more.
Through the month of November, Gary Soto’s hilarious book comes to life in this charming new play about Chato, the coolest low-riding cat in the barrio.
To see this play at the Herberger Theater Center,
|Tickets Fore Charity: PGA Tour Champions Benefiting United Food Bank|
November 6th - 10th, this charity golf tournament will give 100% of the net proceeds from the ticket sales to United Food Bank. This event will take place at the Phoenix Country Club. To purchase your ticket today, click here.
All On The Line "Tickets Fore Charity" presented by Charles Schwab.
|Roars and Pours - This Week|
Swing by for a happy hour with a wild side – Roars & Pours at the Phoenix Zoo! Guests 21 and older can sip and stroll select Zoo trails while enjoying craft brews, wine and food. Plus, animal encounters, yard games, live music, entertainment and more!
|BackFit Health + Spine Fall Fest|
Welcome to BackFit's Annual Fall Fest THIS Friday! BackFit Health + Spine will be providing fun crafts for kids, a caricature artist, henna artist, entertainment and food! ALL proceeds(cash donations and raffle ticket purchases)will be donated to Phoenix Children's Hospital. To find out how you can be a vendor, make a contribution, and for all other inquiries click here,
|Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley Need Volunteers!|
The Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley need more than 125 volunteers from the Mesa community to help give more than 250 area kids the childhood they deserve by building a new playground on Saturday, November 9th.
On November 14th at the Arizona Grand Golf Course, join the Tempe Union High Schools Education Foundation in raising money to support their students, teachers, and programs! Please click here for more information.
|10th Annual Noche De Loteria|
The ASU Hispanic Business Alumni Chapter invites you to the 10th annual Noche De Lotería!
This fun signature event aims to bring the local community together for a cultural night where patrons can enjoy a dinner, live Mariachi music, cocktails, an art auction featuring local artists, and play the traditional game of Lotería. 100% of the proceeds benefit the ASU Latino Partnership Scholars. Register today.
Over 35 million people on the blue planet have experienced the exciting and spectacular show that is BLUE MAN GROUP. And now, the Blue Men return with a new touring show — BLUE MAN GROUP SPEECHLESS TOUR.
|Edward Jones Annual Bag-A-Thon Food Drive|
Join Edward Jones branch teams and home office associates across Arizona in the fight against hunger.
November 1 - 15: Drop off non-perishable food donations to any Edward Jones branch in the Greater Phoenix Area or Northern Arizona
November 16 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm: Drop off your donation of non-perishable food items at the Edward Jones Home Office
For the rest of 2019, (on the third Wednesday of every month) Perimeter83 is inviting you to try Perimeter83 for free so you can see for yourself.
Here you'll have access items like:
- On-site tech talent
- Scrum-friendly team work spaces
- Campus-wide collaboration spaces
- Use of Technology
- PC and Apple workstations, 3D printers, laser cutters and other rapid prototyping technology
- Professional board room
Carvana has multiple job opportunities at their Tempe location, located on Rio Salado Parkway.
|Tempe Town Lake Turns 20!|
The Tempe Town Lake is celebrating its 20th birthday and the City of Tempe is celebrating in a special way...with a two-part spectacular event!
- There will be a Business Mixer on Friday, November 8, 4-7 pm at the Tempe Center for the Arts with Presenters like Mayor Mark Mitchell. Learn more about the presenters and register today.
- On Saturday November 9, 11-4 pm the City of Tempe is hosting a Community Birthday Celebration free to the public! There will be multiple activities for children of all ages, food trucks, raffles, and much more. Find out more here.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF November 4, 2019
- [NEW] Ash Avenue/University Drive intersection: Electrical installation work will occur in and around the Ash/University intersection starting 11/4. Some intermittent turn restrictions will be in effect until 11/22. Click here for more details.
- 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 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.
- Hayden Ferry Lakeside intersection: Crews will be pouring concrete across Hayden Ferry Lakeside intersection and left turns will be restricted. Right in/right out access only on November 2. Click here for more details.
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
1232 E. Broadway Rd. Suite #211
Tempe, AZ 85282