The Arizona Legislature completed its fifteenth week of session. The State budget continues to languish as the Arizona Legislature passed the 100-day mark of the Regular Session this week. Several issues continue to stand out as stakeholders engage lawmakers about the FY 2018 budget. They include: K-12 Funding Education funding continues to lead budget discussions,…

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It’s always exciting to hear that our Chamber members are working on new endeavors! This week’s Monday Member Spotlight is on Kiwanis, as they are busy launching the new “Kiwanis Lite” program, which is aimed at getting a younger generation in Fountain Hills involved in the Fountain Hills community.  Kiwanis Lite explores the interest level…

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Senate Bill 1406 is scheduled for the 3rd read today. The EVCCA has worked tirelessly to provide a “Notice and Cure” period, create a definition of aggrieved person and exclude websites from ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq) from being an extension of a business facility. This bill includes the fix to…

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Joining a leads group is a commitment to others first, then yourself.  It means you’re willing to share someone else’s business, and make a recommendation based on trust, to your clients with no expectation of return. I often hear business owners asking about ROI on Facebook, and various other engagement mediums, and frankly it brings…

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Happy Monday Member Spotlight, Fountain Hills    We wanted to use this week’s spotlight to let everyone know about a special event happening at the Chamber. This month, we are hosting an exciting Chamber University Seminar. In this exciting workshop, Matthew Wilson of Knoodle Advertising Agency will talk about the growing importance of using video in…

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We love to hear about our members’ new business ventures. For this week’s “Monday Member Spotlight”, we wanted to highlight a Chamber member’s newest project. You might recall one of our previous “Monday Member Spotlight” about the new local directory site called MyFountainHillsAZ.com, but we are excited to hear that the site’s owner, Jermiah Onciu,…

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  As an organization our role is to help people connect, keep them informed about government issues, provide advertising opportunities, educate them on business topics and work with local governments to attract and retain businesses.    Simply put we inform, advertise, educate and grow business in a local area.   We have become comfortable with…

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Happy Member Monday Spotlight! This week we got to hear all about Chamber member Fearless Kitty’s successful fundraiser, the 2017 Fearless Kitty 5K from volunteer Victoria Gallager.  On Sunday, March 26, Fearless Kitty Rescue held their second annual 5k at the Scottsdale Sports Complex in the heart of Scottsdale. All proceeds benefit Fearless Kitty Rescue.…

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