|Tuesday, January 21, 2020|
|2020 State of the District Registration is Open|
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.
|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 get the full series packages or 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 Corey Woods|
As an advocate for a strong business community, the Tempe Chamber recently endorsed Corey Woods in the 2020 Tempe Mayoral election.
"A thriving business community is essential to the City of Tempe's well-being. I look forward to implementing a bold new vision alongside the Tempe Chamber of Commerce that creates new jobs, attracts emerging industries, and strengthens our local economy." – Corey Woods
|Veteran Scholarship Application Due Next 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.
|Career Ready Tempe Business Information Session|
Next week, 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.
|Ambassador of the Month - Suzy Greenwood|
Congratulations to Suzy Greenwood for being awarded December's Ambassador of the Month!
Read about Suzy, her hobbies, and how she got to where she is today...
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|
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!|
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!|
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
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Population in Tempe's Urban Core is projected to double over the next 20 years. The Urban Core Master Plan, Urban Code District and Development Bonus Program are Tempe's efforts to plan for the next 20 years of growth in the city’s central core. The Tempe Urban Core was developed through a two-year public planning process.
We encourage our members to attend the Urban Core Open House on January 23, 2020 from either 11:00 am to 1:00 pm or 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm to ask questions, talk with staff, and provide feedback helpful to their community.
|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|
Zip lines. Bicycle pump tracks. Indoor aquariums. The world's largest interactive selfie wall. No idea is too big or 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|
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.
|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.
|Perimeter 83 Lunch & Learn|
January 23, 2020 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Register today to hear Kristian Johnson, Founder & Creative Brand Strategist of BuildMyNewBrand.com, speak about branding and why foundation matters.
|Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play!"|
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!|
Now through January 31, 2020
Learn more about how to submit your pet and find out what you could win.
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!
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|
February 4, 2020 and February 26, 2020 at the ASU Memorial Union
|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|
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|
Metromile is hiring for a Claims Administrative Support Specialist at their Tempe office, located on Fountainhead Parkway.
Carvana has multiple job opportunities at their Tempe location, located on Rio Salado Parkway.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF January 20, 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.
|Thank you to our Community Champions|
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
1232 E. Broadway Rd. Suite #211
Tempe, AZ 85282