May 28, 2014 - In This Issue:
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Chamber Members!

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Mayor Weiers' Small Business of the Week
Build-A-Bike - Mayor's Business of the Week
Glendale Mayor, Jerry Weiers, launched the Mayor's Small Business of the Week in late April with Chamber Member Treasures Custom Jewelers taking home the first award! The third recipient, announced last week, is Build-A-Bike and is located on 8110 West Union Hills Drive, Suite 200 Glendale, AZ. Congratulations and thank you for being a supporter of our community!
Previous Recipients

Chamber News
Membership Breakfast - The Impact of the F35's & Luke Air Force Base
Colonel Jeremy Sloane

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Check-in & Networking:  7:15 am 

Program:  8:00 am

Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa
9495 W. Coyotes Boulevard, Glendale, AZ 85305
Event Partner

Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce as we welcome Colonel Jeremy Sloane as the keynote speaker for our Membership
Breakfast on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. 


This event will feature a gourmet breakfast along with a great opportunity to network and fully understand the significant impact Luke Air Force Base has on Glendale and the West Valley.


Check-in & Networking: 7:15 am

Program: 8:00 am


Colonel Sloane will present on: 

  • 56th Fighter Wing Mission Brief
  • F-16/F-35 Timeline
  • F-35 Capabilities
  • Economic Impact of the F-35
  • And more...

Members (Advance): $35 (must RSVP by Friday, May 30th)

Members (Week/Day of): $40

Future Members:  $50

Presenting Sponsor:  $1,250

Supporting Sponsor:  $750



Supporting Sponsor


Floral Arrangements By


Sponsorships are available, for more information please email Robert at

First Friday

Networking Breakfast

Friday, June 6, 2014

7:30 am  Check-in & Networking
8:00 am Program

Bitzee Mama's Restaurant

7023 N. 58th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301

Each month, this event will showcase a featured speaker, an opportunity for all members in attendance to introduce their company and/or products and services. Breakfast will be served while attendees have an opportunity to network with other members and even enter a raffle!


We hope to see you there! For more information, please call the Chamber office at 623-937-4754.


Attendance fee includes breakfast and is $5 for Chamber Members and $25 for Future Members. Register Online Today!


Office Space For Lease

Prime office space with second floor view of beautiful, historic Downtown Glendale.  Approximately 143 sq. ft. situated within the Glendale Chamber of Commerce at 5800 W. Glenn Drive, monthly lease includes utilities, general maintenance, cleaning service, built-in desk, access to conference rooms and more.  
Requires a minimum one year lease, if interested or for more info please contact Jim Peyton at

Discover Spain's Costa del Sol

The Glendale Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Chamber Discoveries to bring our members a once in a lifetime opportunity!


On November 11, 2014, Chamber Members will cast off on an exciting 9-day journey to Spain for only $2,399.00 per person (if booked by May 30, 2014).


Trip Highlights:

  • Round trip scheduled airfare
  • Round trip transfers between airports and hotels
  • Personal airport VIP greeting and check-in service
  • Pre-departure orientation and travel documents
  • 7 nights first class accommodations
  • Includes breakfast daily and 5 dinners
  • Discovery Program Guide
  • Full day tour of Seville
  • Tour of Ronda
Click Here for more information on this amazing trip.
Upcoming Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

Join Us For The Following Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!


Wednesday, June 18 at a NEW TIME 4:30 pm

Glendale Modern Dentistry

5143 W. Olive Avenue, Suite 140, Glendale, AZ 85302


Moving to a new location? Having a Grand Opening for your business? Contact the Glendale Chamber and schedule your Ribbon Cutting Ceremony today! 


For more information on how your business can host a ribbon cutting ceremony, CLICK HERE!

Coffee & Connections

Thursday, June 12, 2014

9:30 to 11:00 am

Wells Fargo
9070 W. Glendale Avenue, 
Glendale, AZ 85305

Jump Start Your Morning With The Glendale Chamber of Commerce!


Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce and our host Wells Fargo for our June Coffee & Connections.


This quarterly networking event is a great way to meet with other Chamber members and make new connections, all before lunch!


This is a complimentary event for Chamber members and $25 for future members. Registration ends on June 11, 2014.



Hosted By



Special Event Feature


Candidates for the Glendale City Council will be on hand to meet and mingle with Chamber members and attendees!

21st Annual Glendale Chamber of Commerce Auction

November 7, 2014

6:00 pm - Cocktail Reception/Silent Auction

8:00 pm - Live Auction

Glendale Civic Center
5750 W. Glenn Drive, Glendale, AZ 85301


Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce for our 21st Annual Auction.This event is a great way to help support the program of work for the Chamber, a great night of networking and an opportunity to bid on some fabulous items just in time for the holidays! Dinner will be served


$55 per person

$450 Table of Eight (included table sign with company logo)


If your company would like to donate an item, please contact Monika Nylund at or by calling 623-937-4754.


We greatly appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at this fun-filled event!

Business After Hours

Thursday, June 19, 2014
5:00 to 7:00 pm
Chapel of the Chimes
7924 N. 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301
Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce and the Chapel of the Chimes for our May Business After Hours.


Business After Hours is the place for business professionals to come together to grow their network and their business by sharing contacts, referrals and ideas.

Complimentary for Chamber Member and $25 for Future Members.
Hosted By 
Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary

Economic Development Update

Economic Development is on the rise in Glendale! Check back here each edition for an update on the biggest construction projects around Glendale!


The Tanger Outlets is set to bring 12 to 15 new stores and at least 200 new jobs to the Glendale area with an expansion of the West Valley outlets. Located at 6800 N. 95th Avenue, the ground breaking occured earlier this month on the expansion that will add an additional 60,000-plus square feet and is scheduled to be completed by November.




Click Here For Updated Construction Photos On Facebook  


LGE Design Build will construct NPL's 52,000-square-foot Arizona operations facility on a 12-acre site in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, Arizona. The environmentally and technologically advanced building will feature natural gas heat pumps, and is the first of NPL's properties to be registered with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for LEED´┐Ż (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. 




American Furniture Warehouse is moving quickly to build their new 600,000 sq. ft. facility here in Glendale. This will bring nearly 300 jobs to our community and will be a great addition to the city of Glendale.


Click Here For Updated Construction Photos On Facebook


The new Aspera building project held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday, May 6 with Governor Jan Brewer, Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers and former Arizona Cardinal, Kurt Warner in attendanceAspera, being developed by Cardon Development Group, will feature multi-family residential, office building, shopping center, supervisory care facility and a senior living care facility.

Member News

Member Spotlight

Courtesy Plumbing

Ronald & Claudia Henrichsen
6014 W. Glendale Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85301



Congratulations to Courtesy Plumbing on 56 years in business! They have been Chamber members for over 35 years and were originally signed up John Delp, the original Chamber President who ran the Chamber out of his home!


Here is to another 50 years in business! 


Click here for more information!

Humana Launches New Benefit


Humana Inc., a Glendale Chamber Chairman's Circle Investor and one of the nation's leaders in healthcare, has reached an agreement that grants  access to Dignity Health facilities in Arizona.


The new network agreement, which goes into effect on May 1, 2014, includes Humana's Medicare Advantage (including PPO, HMO and Private Fee for Service plans), employer groups and individual plan members.


In addition to this announcement, help us congratulate our very own Board Member, Jean Higginbotham of Humana, has been promoted to Arizona and Nevada Sales Director.

Bellah Perez, PLLC, Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

The Glendale law firm, Bellah Perez, PLLC is excited to announce the celebration of its 1 year anniversary. 


The general practice firm was formed in May 2013, when Richard Bellah, a 30 plus years practitioner and owner of Bellah and Associates, PLLC in Glendale, partnered with Cristina Perez-Hesano, owner of Perez Law Group, PLLC.  By combining a long-standing reputation with the ingenuity of an up-and-coming law firm, Bellah Perez, PLLC, brings creative, inventive, and knowledgeable legal representation to its clients. 


The firm currently has 8 lawyers who handle all types of cases including: probate, domestic relations, personal injury, bankruptcy, estate planning, criminal, real estate, business and civil matters.  


For more information on Bellah Perez, PLLC, visit or call 602-252-9937.

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