Fountain Hills, AZ–Business community awaits award finalists in Fountain Hills. 

The annual Chamber of Commerce Gala in Fountain Hills is projected to be a festive event packed with awards and recognition for the local business community.

Topping the list of award finalists are David Racich, President/CEO of Brokers Alliance, Don Misheff, Owner of Sunridge Canyon Golf  Club, Cindy Holliday, Owner of TruFit Studios, and Drs. Tim and Lisa Loving, Owners of Loving Dental. All are viable candidates for the organization’s prestigious Business Person of the Year.

In a new twist, the Fountain Hills Chamber has introduced several new awards including Entrepreneur of the Year, Chamber Volunteer of the Year, Customer Service Award of the Year and Non-Profit of the Year.

The Chamber’s CEO, Scott Soldat-Valenzuela, commented, “We have many incredible people and companies in Fountain Hills. This is our opportunity to show the Valley of the Sun, that our local community is thriving and open for business!”

While the Chamber board and staff are not releasing any information about who will receive the top awards, they are gearing up for a fun night focused on recognition while they strut down the red carpet into the Great Gatsby themed ballroom.

Sponsors of the event include Elkie Law, Brokers Alliance, SRP, TruFit Studios, and Sternfels and White. Sponsors are not involved in award selection but have opportunities to present awards during the evening Gala.

Awards and recognition night is Saturday, January 24 at Eagle Mountain Golf Club. The Chamber is featuring The Great Gatsby and the event will be flush with spectator shoes, flapper dresses, long pearls and music to match the thrill of the Roaring 1920’s. Tickets for the nearly sold-out event can be purchased by calling 480-837-1654.

The Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1974 to represent the local business community. Today the Chamber has over 350 members and runs two large art fairs, a business expo and various other business community events. Learn more about the Chamber at or call (480) 837-1654.

Date: January 13, 2015
Contact: Scott Soldat-Valenzuela, President/CEO
​Phone: (480) 837-1654