Chamber News and Events
Please join the Ahwatukee Chamber Women in Business for our first event of 2019!
Attend an enjoyable after-hours networking event on Thursday, May 2 at  The Irish Hare Pub . Network in a casual setting while learning about the year's upcoming Women in Business programs, volunteer opportunities, and social outings. The cost is $25 for members, $35 for non-members which includes appetizers and one drink ticket.
Open to Chamber colleagues and the community at large--bring a guest and be entered to win a KenTUKEE Derby admission ticket.

Attendees are encourage to bring a promotional raffle item and give a 30-second commercial.

A 50-50 Raffle will support Women In Business Scholarships to be awarded during 25th Anniversary Celebrations.
The mission of Women in Business is to provide programs and opportunities in leadership, development, education and networking for women in business.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Irish Hare Pub
4747 E Elliot Road Suite 23 & 24
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Join the Ahwatukee Chamber Community Foundation for a Derby Party! Ladies break out the hats and Gentlemen put on your best bold blazer and be our guest for the 1st KenTUKEE Derby Party and Scholarship Fundraiser. Proceeds benefitting scholarships for Ahwatukee high school students and women in business.
And They’re Off!
Soak up some Derby Day atmosphere during pre-race festivities and cheer on your favorite horse during the Run for the Roses on twenty five TV’s. You won’t go away hungry or empty handed. Each ticket includes:
·        One Drink Ticket
·        Derby Style Appetizers
·        BONUS: KenTUKEE Derby Whiskey Glasses for the first 100 guests

Winning Style!
Classic Derby attire is stylish and encouraged. KenTUKEE Derby guests will compete for:
·        Best Hat
·        Best Dressed Woman
·        Best Dressed Man

Sponsor Partnerships are now open, learn about ways to showcase your business and support the Ahwatukee Chamber Community Foundation scholarship efforts.
Tickets can be purchased in advance through the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce website and event registration link. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. This is an 18 and over event; please bring identification if you would like to consume alcohol
Saturday, May 4, 2019, 2-5 PM
Tickets: $25 per guest
Uncle Bear's Grill & Tap
4921 E Ray Rd #103, Phoenix, AZ 85044
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce is growing and welcoming many new members. Come out to support your Chamber colleagues at this month’s Ribbon Cutting ceremonies, sponsored by Cox Business:
Samaritan Funeral & Cremation Ribbon Cutting
Grace Labyrinth Wellness Center
Ribbon Cutting
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new member Grace Labyrinth Wellness Center . A special celebration will include music, appetizers, tours, and giveaways. The Center provides alternative healing and spiritual guidance to inspire women to reclaim their self-worth, innate wholeness, and sacred power in the world. This spiritually focused and well-grounded practice supports women through services which include reiki with intuitive messages, intuitive readings, angel card readings, angel parties, and space clearing and blessings..
Friday, May 3, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 PM
16515 S. 40th Street Suite 125, Phoenix, Arizona 85048
American Tree and Landscape Ribbon Cutting
Join us to celebrate a ribbon cutting for American Tree & Landscape  to the Chamber! This family owned business began in 2009 and today offers a variety of services to the East Valley including tree removal, trimming and firewood, as well as landscaping and irrigation installation. Enjoy light refreshments and learn more about the services that American Tree & Landscape have to offer.
Friday, May 10, 2017
9:00 - 10:30
American Tree and Landscape Company
15 S. Roosevelt Ave.
Chandler, AZ 85226
Code Ninjas Ribbon Cutting
Bring the family to this Ribbon Cutting Celebration for Code Ninjas . Explore the facility, meet the team, and learn about programming offerings like Parent's Night Out, Summer Camps, and Drop In Learning.
Code Ninjas is a one-of-kind STEM center where they teach kids, 7 to 14 years old, coding and robotics through their proprietary game-based curriculum. It’s a fun, safe and inspiring place where they celebrate gaming! Kids create the games they love to play while learning essential skills in critical thinking, logic, teamwork and problem solving .
Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Code Ninjas
4909 East Chandler Blvd, Suite #504
Phoenix, Arizona 85048
Wake Up Ahwatukee Morning Mixer
Attend the Wake Up Ahwatukee Morning Mixer and you'll get more done before 9:00 a.m. than some people do all day! Join us at Bell Mortgage and enjoy a light breakfast while networking your way to new business.
*Members are encouraged to bring a promotional raffle item
Free for Members
$15 Non Members
Cash or Credit Card Accepted At The Door
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
8:00 - 9:00 am
Bell Mortgage
4435 E. Chandler Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Attend our monthly New Member Launch Orientation Sessions, held the third Wednesday of each month at the Chamber offices. We will guide you through member benefits available to you, highlight networking, educational and volunteer opportunities plus provide instruction on maximizing promotion of your business through the Chamber Website--creating a business landing page, member-to-member discount programs, and Save Local Now promotions. Join us!
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
11:00 - 12:30
AFCC Office, Lower Level Conference Room 
1345 E. Chandler Blvd. Suite 115
Phoenix, AZ 85048
AMTrust Bank hosts this months After 5 Mixer, providing light bites and ideal networking conditions! Meet up with your Chamber colleagues for the perfect mix of casual interaction and important business connections.

Attendees are welcome to bring a raffle prize in exchange for sharing a 30-second commercial. You don’t want to miss your chance to take home the Chamber Pot (must be present to win).

*Members are encouraged to bring a promotional raffle item

Free for Members
$15 General Admission
Cash or Card Accepted At The Door
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
5:30 - 7;00 pm
AmTrust Bank
4025 E.Chandler Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Member and Community News
New member Code Ninjas shares a special offer with members!
Ongoing Activities 
  • Pecos Road west of Desert Foothills Parkway, traffic shift onto freeway mainline - Ongoing to Summer 2019
  • Desert Foothills Parkway traffic shift between Frye and Pecos roads - Ongoing through mid-2019
  • Cottonwood Lane traffic shift at 40th Street - Ongoing to September
  • 40th Street between Briarwood Terrace and Cottonwood Lane, northbound lane closures - Ongoing through 2019
  • Pecos Road cross streets between 40th Street and 17th Avenue flagging operations for truck traffic - Ongoing through 2019, as needed
  • Pecos Road eastbound and westbound truck traffic between 40th Street and 17th Avenue - Ongoing through 2019
Upcoming Closures
  • 32nd Street between Liberty Lane and Pecos Road - Friday, May 3 to Monday, May 6 and Friday, May 10 to Sunday, May 12
  • 40th Street between Cottonwood Lane and south of Pecos Road - Sunday, May 12
  • Pecos Road/Loop 202 and 40th Street south of Cottonwood Lane - Sunday, May 12 and Monday, May 13

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 .
Employment Opportunities
If you believe in being your best and having fun, then you’ll love working at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Tempe. Our movers and drivers really do have fun while working, and they take pride in a job well done. Many have advanced into management and franchisee-owner positions within our company. We’re looking for more people like this to help us grow – could it be you? Follow this link to learn more.
We are looking for an experienced, certified, passionate, energetic teachers for our private school in Ahwatukee (ages needed 2's Kindergarten). Looking for someone who has amazing classroom management skills, has a lot of experience with lesson planning, observations and assessing children's development. Must also have extensive experience with developing and implementing curriculum for this age group. Please check out our website to see if we are a good fit for your philosophy and our location for your commute .
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