Chamber News and Events
Join us at the Women in Business Scholarship Social to support our Women in Business Scholarship Fund benefiting local Ahwatukee Women. You are invited to purchase a display table to showcase your business.  The evening features hors d’oeuvres, drinks, door prizes, amazing raffle baskets, 50/50 raffle, live music and much more.   
General Admission
Chamber Member: $45
Non-member: $60
Thursday, November 8, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Four Points by Sheraton
10831 S 51st St, Phoenix, AZ 85044
The Irish Hare Pub is now open in Ahwatukee and we will be celebrating with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, November 13th. Please join us and help us to welcome one of our newest members to the community and to the chamber. Delicious food and beverage will be provided along with some great networking.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
5:00 - 7:00 pm
The Irish Hare Pub
4747 E Elliot Rd,
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Round Robin
Join us for our Round Robin Networking Luncheon. It’s a simple back to basics model of networking based on efficiency of time and more personalized engagement. Members will sign up to meet at a different restaurant each month and will be paired with three other participants to each give an overview of their own business. At Round Robin events it is common to gain a client and explore collaborative connections and set-up on-going referral opportunities. Questions? Contact Gina Jenkins at (480) 990-5444.

*A Members Only Event
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hillside Spot
4740 E Warner Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
After 5 Mixer and Annual Meeting
All are welcome to come out and mix and mingle with other business professionals at the Ahwatukee Community Swim, Tennis & Event Center for the After 5 Evening Mixer and Annual Meeting. This is a great opportunity to build new relationships or strengthen existing ones in a casual networking environment.    

*Members are encouraged to bring a p romotional raffle item

Free for Members
$15 Non Members
Cash or Card Accepted At The Door
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Ahwatukee Community Swim, Tennis & Event Center
4700 E. Warner Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Make plans to join us at Office Evolution to celebrate the ribbon cutting for LIFE - Christina and Mike Kelso. Enjoy food from Forefathers food truck, beverages, raffles and great time.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: Office Evolution
4435 E. Chandler Blvd. Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Chamber & Entrepreneur U starts with a “what’s new” at the Chamber followed by committee & mentorship openings plus upcoming event and sponsorship opportunities. The remaining time and prime focus will be used for professional development, including presentations from within our own membership plus the occasional external guest presenter. Join us this month to learn how to take advantage of your chamber benefits.
Are You Making the Most of Your Chamber Membership?
  • Have you created your landing page?
  • Do you know how to implement member to member discounts?
  • Have you been submitting events to the community calendar?
  • Are you advertising and posting employment opportunities with us?
Thursday, November 29, 2018
8:00 - 9:00 am
Mountain Park Senior Living
4475 E Knox Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Member and Community News
Congratulations to Landings Credit Union!
Mountain West Credit Union Association Names Landings Credit Union as Credit Union of the Year!

Congratulations to Landings Credit Union named as Mountain West Credit Union Association's (MWCUA) credit union of the Year.

Landings CU received this award for their many achievements over the last few years including this year’s launch of “Franklin Club”, a free program for those interested in putting themselves in the best financial position. The club meets bi-monthly for food, company, and conversation with their resident experts who lead the conversations covering topics that the club members are interested in such as home buying, investing, credit scores, budgeting, car buying, and retirement.

Other contributing factors are the many things Landings does within the community, including:
·          Water Drives benefiting the homeless
·          Back to School Clothing Drive - 3,000 school uniforms donated
·          Shoe Drive - 238 pairs of new shoes
·          Math Tutoring at Wood Elementary
·          Annual holiday party for mentally and physically challenged adults

Landings Credit Union is honored by this recognition and would like to acknowledge all 67 of its employees for their dedication to their members, and for the countless hours they've donated to the community.
Read the complete press release by following this link .
A NIGHT OF HONOR AND GIVING | WINGS FOR WARRIORS GALA
When: Saturday, November 10, 2018, 6 pm
Where: Four Points by Sheraton, Phoenix South Mountain 10831 South 51st Street, Phoenix, AZ 85044
Cocktail hour begins at 6pm with Dinner at 7pm
Keynote Speaker: Dr Will Moreland - Veteran, Phoenix resident and one of America's most sought after speakers
Wings for Warriors is honored to present our Annual Veterans Day Gala. The event will honor wounded warriors, military families, and caregivers for their service and sacrifices. Wings for Warriors is a 501(c)3, non profit organization in support of combat wounded military service members returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Our mission is to provide necessary tools, insight and resources for wounded veterans as they go through the recovery process and transition into new realities. This is done through our four impactful programs. Guidance and Counseling, Travel Assistance, Public Awareness, and Home Rewards.
We hope you will wish to support this much-needed event to create wounded warrior and military family awareness and education.
“These wounded warriors fought for us… It’s time we fight for them.” ™  
US Chamber of Commerce Small Business Master Class November 14, 2018
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hear from experts who will share insights on a multitude of topics from scaling a business to best practices in hiring and team building to marketing your brand to protecting your data networks. Confirmed speakers include:

  • David Affonso, Synack
  • Will Allen, Managing Partner, Nascent Group Holdings, and Former NFL Player
  • Anthony Canecchia, Founder, SanTan Brewing
  • Matthew Clyde, President and Founder, Ideas Collide
  • Gabriel Hyams, President and Executive Director, Pinnacle Transplant Technologies
  • Jessica Moser, Senior Vice President, Small Business Solutions, Group Benefits, U.S. Region, MetLife
  • Clay McDaniel, Operating Officer, Ripl
  • Steve Patterson, Twin Cities Live
  • Todd Sanders, President and CEO, Greater Phoenix Chamber
  • Kathleen Duffy Ybarra, President Duffy Group, Inc.

Click here  for additional details. 
Interested in Horizon Honors Schools in Ahwatukee for the 2019-2020 school year? Enrollment information is now live! Complete a lottery form and attend the upcoming info session on November 14th.

Enrollment details and lottery form - https://horizonclc.org/enroll/20192020enrollment
Info Session reservations - https://horizonclc.org/enroll/infosessions
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 www.az511.gov, 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 .
Chamber Member UPS Promo
Looking to save up to 40% off international and 20% off US shipments? Head over to UPS.com and enter promo code “EASY” to take advantage of the following promotions:
 
40% Off - US International Air, US Ground to Mexico, US Ground to Canada
20% Off - US Domestic Ground 
 
Want to ship again? No problem. You can use the promo code as many times as you like for the rest of 2018. Go to UPS.com and save today. View offer details....
Employment Opportunities
LivGenerations Ahwatukee is hiring!
Office Coordinator
LivGenerations Ahwatukee, an award winning older adult community is adding to our sales team! Due to high demand we are seeking a high energy, upbeat Office Coordinator to manage move ins of new residents and assist the leasing team with tours and office work. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, customer service, computer and organizational skills and enjoy working with older adults and their families. Contact hlynch@livgenerations.com for more information.
Our Team of professional, skilled and knowledgeable employees is looking for a General Service Technician at our Ahwatukee location. We are also looking for an Automotive Technician at this location. We have an aggressive training and development program that promotes a culture of learning and advancement. There are also opportunities to learn and advance to other service, sales or management positions within the company and an opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment and highly skilled team members. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K and paid time off. Apply online at purcelltire.com/careers or apply at our Ahwatukee location at 3810 E. Ray Road.
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