Chamber News and Events
Chamber Award Categories are now part of Best of Ahwatukee Voting! Each Chamber category includes a drop down menu with three previous winners and also allows for write ins.  If a company or individual receives (5) unique write-ins by January 18 th , they will be added as an option. Help Chamber members be represented as nominees; write-in deserving members by Friday, January 18 th . And continue to vote in Best of Ahwatukee through February 4 th !
  • #59 Small Business of the Year (15 or less employees)
  • #60 Business of the Year (more than 15 employees)
  • #61 Community Champion of the Year
  • #62 Non Profit of the Year
  • #63 Educational Mentor of the Year
  • #64 Business Woman of the Year
Women in Business Committee starts the year with a meeting January 23rd. This committee plans events throughout the year that give women opportunities to network, volunteer and share their experiences. Events include spotlight mixers, guest speaker luncheons, volunteer days and signature events. It is a great year to join. For more information contact: Carrie Chipman.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
4:00 - 5:00 pm
AFCC Shared Conference Room
1345 E. Chandler Blvd. Suite
Phoenix, AZ 85048
22nd Annual
Chamber Masters
Friday, April 26, 2019
Registration and Sponsorship are now open. Plans are underway for another unforgettable Chamber golf tournament— friendly competition, entertaining contests on the links, vendor booths, auction, great food, and Chamber Masters jackets for the winning foursome. Join the Golf Committee, next meeting Wednesday, January 30th. Committee members coordinate tournament details, promotion, prizes, sponsorship and more. For more information contact: Joelle Green,  
Golf Tournament
Committee Meeting
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
3:30 PM
15815 S 50th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Join us to celebrate a ribbon cutting for Eat The Frog Fitness. Eat the Frog Fitness is the only small group training program that combines Olympic inspired training, cutting edge technology, and the science of your body for the most advanced workout in the market. Come on over and take a tour of the studio, meet the team including Bryan Clay, 2008 Olympic Decathlon Gold Medalist while and enjoying light bites and adult beverages.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
4:30 - 7:30 pm
Ribbon Cutting at 5:30

Eat the Frog Fitness
4722 E Ray Rd #13a
Phoenix, AZ 85044
South Mountain Family Dental
Ribbon Cutting at 5:45
After 5 Mixer Evening Mixer
We would like to cordially invite you and your business colleagues to our roof top After 5 Mixer on Wednesday, January 23 hosted by the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. If you know someone that would benefit from learning more about the Chamber, this event is the perfect opportunity as all guest fees are being waived and as a current member you will receive (1) entry into our Amazon Echo drawing for each guest you bring. Enjoy drinks, appetizers, raffles and unlimited networking!!!

Free for Members
$15 Non Members
Cash or Card Accepted At The Door
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
5:30 - 7:00 pm
1345 E. Chandler Blvd. Suite 207
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Member and Community News
Special $10 discount code for Chamber members: ‘AFC’
Endless Referrals: The Go-Giver Way ,
Friday, March 1, 2019 9 am -12 pm, The Avion Center
Spend the morning with Bob Burg and you’ll learn how to quickly and easily build a prospecting and referral “machine” to continuously create more sales than you ever dreamed possible!
Small Business Development Center Arizona  is offering  Global Dream Export Development --a comprehensive four-part workshop series covering key areas of export success for small businesses. Sessions take place February 7, 14, 21, 28. For information on program content, dates, fees, registration and more: Global Dreams 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
6:00pm – Sign-in, Refreshments & Snacks, Socialize 
with your neighbors; Opening Announcements
6:30pm - Phoenix Police, South Mountain Precinct
Pecos Community Center
Multipurpose Room
17010 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85048
  • Pecos Road temporary closures for controlled rock blasting between 24th Street and 17th Avenue - Ongoing 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through February
  • 40th Street between Frye Road and Cottonwood Lane - 10 p.m. Friday, January 11 to 6 p.m. Sunday, January 13
  • 32nd Street between Liberty Lane and Pecos Road - 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, Monday, January 14 to Friday, January 18
Lane Restrictions
  • Pecos Road at 32nd Street, westbound lane closure - 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, January 12
  • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Monday, January 14 and Tuesday, January 15 - Pecos Road west of Desert Foothills Parkway, eastbound and westbound lane closures
  • Ongoing through February
  • Desert Foothills Parkway traffic shift between Frye and Pecos roads - Ongoing through early 2019
  • Liberty Lane traffic shift between 18th Way and 12th Street - Ongoing through early 2019
  • 40th Street northbound between Briarwood Terrace and Cottonwood Lane - 6 p.m. Sunday, January 13 through December
  • 40th Street southbound between Briarwood Terrace and Cottonwood Lane - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through December
Ongoing Activities
  • Liberty Lane closed westbound between YMCA and Desert Foothills Parkway - Ongoing through early 2019
  • Desert Foothills Parkway, no left turns at Frye Road - Ongoing through early 2019
  • 40th Street traffic shift between Briarwood Terrace and Cottonwood Lane - Ongoing through February 
  • 24th Street traffic shift between Liberty Lane and Pecos Road - Ongoing through February 
  • Cottonwood Lane traffic shift at 40th Street - Ongoing through March 
  • 17th Avenue traffic shift between Lacewood Place and Pecos Road - Ongoing through Spring 2019
  • Pecos Road between 40th Street and 17th Avenue flagging operations for truck traffic - Ongoing through 2019
  • Pecos Road eastbound and westbound truck traffic between 40th Street and 17th Avenue to deliver materials - Ongoing through 2019
Upcoming Closures
  • 40th Street between Frye Road and Cottonwood Lane - Friday, January 18 to Sunday, January 20
Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT’s Traveler Information Site at, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving.
Exciting news! Office Depot has enhanced our small business savings program to provide even more discounts in-store and online, plus added fantastic new benefits. More than just deals (that now extend to almost every item!), you’ll also get access to Office Depot’s new technology services, local Business Pros and more. If you currently use or have used our Office Depot program, nothing changes. You’ll still be able to access the same great pricing and deals that you’re used to. If you are not signed up for our Office Depot Small Business Savings Program, administered by Excelerate America
Register here .
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