|Young Adult Works Hold the Key to a Robust Talent Pipeline|
Career Ready Tempe is building our community’s workforce through a proven program that partners highly talented, low income students with a summer internship. You provide the work-based learning experience, we provide the students soft skills training, and cover their compensation. Apply to host a student today! The deadline is March 5, 2020.
|Last Chance to Nominate an Outstanding Businesswoman|
|Tempe Chamber Seeks Nominations for Board of Directors|
The Call for Nominations is now open and the Tempe Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates for its board of directors.
Help lead your Chamber and profession into the future by nominating a colleague or yourself. The Call for Nominations closes on March 6th. Nominations can be sent via email to Anne Gill.
|Less Than a Month Away From State of the District!|
The 2020 State of the District with U.S. Representative Greg Stanton welcomes community, educational, political, and civic leaders for a formal breakfast, sponsored by FOX Corporation. This year's event will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. This event will sell out quickly so be sure to reserve your sponsorship or seats today.
|Help Honor Eight Extraordinary Individuals|
On March 11th, the Red, White, & Blue Awards Ceremony will honor eight extraordinary individuals with awards and/or scholarships. Two of the awardees being honored are:
- The Merle Fister Veteran's Scholarship will be awarded to US Marine Corps Veteran Anthony Sandoval
- The Kyle Brayer Veteran in Public Safety Award will be awarded to Captain Joe Escontrias
Click here to learn about some of the awardees and register today! Registration closes Friday, March 6, 2020.
|Open Call for Success Stories|
As part of it's Emerging Issues Forum series, the Tempe Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2nd Annual Sustainability Summit on April 3rd at the Doubletree by Hilton Tempe! This year, we are asking Tempe Businesses to submit 'short stories' about successful sustainability programs and efforts. Click here to learn more about how you can submit your success story and present at the April 3rd Sustainability summit. To reserve your sponsorship or seats today, click here!
|30 Day Challenge: Let's Get Social|
This is Excelerate America’s most popular 30-day challenge and also the only time this year that they’ll be covering this topic. Don’t miss your chance to learn key social media skills, including:
- How to create an effective social media strategy, including which audiences and demographics to target on each channel.
- The right kind of content and when to post it, so you can truly grow your following and customer base.
- How to provide and receive insightful and actionable feedback from fellow participants.
Help us welcome the companies who invested in the
Tempe Chamber in January 2020!
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.
|Be Part of Tempe's Largest Day of Service!|
This Saturday from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm, Tempe Leadership and over 200 community members and volunteers will come together to help restore and enhance the Tempe Police Equestrian Unit training facilities for police horses and outreach for the local equestrian community!
To learn more about Tempe Cares Day and how YOU can get involved and help better our community click here!
Are you ready to learn more about Tempe? Do you want to get involved, giving back to an amazing city?
Do you want to bond with like-minded individuals looking to make a difference? Then you have come to the right place!
Tempe Leadership is now now accepting applications for Class 36. Visit the website program page to learn more about the process and how you can get involved. Applications are due May 15, 2020.
Most taxpayers can prepare federal tax returns through IRS Free File – featuring brand-name online tax providers. Taxpayers whose adjusted gross income was $69,000 or less in 2019 – covering most people – can do their taxes now using the Free File program.
|Understanding the 2020 Form W-4|
Access this free and previously recorded webinar, explaining the new 2020 Form W-4 and how to calculate withholding.
March 5, 2020 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Register for a happy hour with a wild side!
|First Press Fine Wine Dinner and Auction|
March 6, 2020 from 5:45 pm to 11:00 pm
Register today for a formal dinner and auction at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa benefiting the Friends of Public Radio Arizona.
From March 6, 2020 to March 20, 2020
Access the promo code and coupon to receive $10 off any photo package here.
|Zoo Move and Groove 5K / Festival|
March 7, 2020 from 6:00 am to 1:00 pm
Join the Phoenix Zoo for a day of moving and grooving for the animals! Register today.
|Elephant and Piggie's "We are in a Play!"|
Now until March 8, 2020
Purchase tickets to see this fun, lively, and amusing play at the Herberger Theater Center.
|TCC Human Services Survey|
March 16, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Learn more about the "Tariffs Hurt the Heartland" roundtable hosted by United Dairymen of Arizona.
March 18, 2020 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn more about this electrifying infusion of science, technology, engineering, and math!
|Food for Thought with Dr. Bryan Harris|
March 20, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Register today for a lunch and learn with Dr. Bryan Harris and learn the strategies for classroom success!
|Tempe Human Services Day Care Fair|
March 21, 2020 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Now until 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!
|Two Men and a Truck is Hiring!|
Two Men and a Truck is hiring for movers and drivers!
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.
|Public Art Open House: I-10 Broadway Curve Pedestrian Bridges|
March 5, 2020 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
The community is invited to an open house at the Tempe History Museum to see the design, meet the artists, and provide thoughts on what the imagery should include.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF March 2, 2020
- 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, electrical updates and OCS foundation work continues. Traffic maintained in both directions. Expect turn restrictions and possible sidewalk/crosswalk detours, especially in the area of Dorsey Lane.
|Thank you to our Community Champions|
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
1232 E. Broadway Rd. Suite #211
Tempe, AZ 85282