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Many Questions for Businesses if Marijuana is Legalized in Arizona

August 29, 2015

The recent article in the FHTimes, Debate over marijuana legalization already starts, highlights the on-going debate about legalizing marijuana use in Arizona. I recommend reading it to understand how the legalization issue is being presented.Our focus at the Fountain Hills Chamber is the impact on businesses, workers compensation insurance and employees. The Chamber’s Public Policy Committee will begin…

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The Chamber is Growing

August 21, 2015

The Fountain Hills Chamber is proud to announce nine new members at the FH Connect this week. Please welcome the following: Ann Hall, Arizona Business Bank Jo & Carol Goyena, The Goyena Real Estate Team Gina Waldo, Carol Anderson by Invitation–Cabi Meekness Lacato, Meekness Consulting Michelle Myatt, Total U Fitness JoAnn Cegon, Bookkeeping & Beyond* Scott Schlossberg,…

Arizona utility, state officials quiet ahead of Obama release of Clean Power Plan

August 3, 2015

Shortly after noon Arizona time, regulatory experts at Salt River Project, Arizona Public Service, Department of Environmental Quality are going to be pouring over 1,500 pages of new regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency designed to curb carbon emissions. Read the entire article.

The Value of Membership

July 10, 2015

For centuries the local chamber of commerce was the only place to connect with elected officials, obtain a business license and develop relationships for your company. While some of these services are available at the local chamber, we have seen most town governments assume the responsibility for business licenses and various other services that were once…

Fountain Hills Chamber Joins EVCCA

June 22, 2015

FOUNTAIN HILLS – The Fountain Hills Chamber is the last east valley organization to join the long-standing East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance. The EVCCA, an alliance of east valley chambers, monitors and takes action on issues that impact east valley companies.  Represented at the Capitol by the Dorn Policy Group, the Alliance meets regularly throughout the year…

Park Place Project presented at public policy meeting

May 28, 2015

FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ–The FH Chamber’s public policy committee participated in a discussion about the Park Place project slated for the Avenue of the Fountains. The project includes retail storefronts, apartments and a luxury retirement center. Park Place has been well documented by the FH Times, more information is available in the article Developer talks about…

Arizona tax credit update

May 26, 2015

FOUNTAIN  HILLS, AZ–A small but mighty group of local business owners have joined the FH Chamber Elite leads group to refer business to each other. Dan Kuchan, CPA, spoke today about Arizona Tax Credits and shared some important information regarding working poor, foster care, public and private school tax credits. The Public School Tax credit…

Chamber connects solopreneurs

May 12, 2015

Call them solopreneurs or SOHOs but dont underestimate the number of people running businesses from home in Fountain Hills. These innovative and courageous entrepreneurs join the likes of Apple Computer, Hersheys and Ford Motor Company. Theyre dedicated to seeing something grow and flourish and willing to risk leaving a stable company to make it happen.…

Saguaro Road Construction Update

May 1, 2015

The Town of Fountain Hills awarded a contract to Nesbitt Contracting to improve Saguaro Blvd. between Trevino Drive and Fountain Hills Blvd.  Improvements include removing and reconstructing the asphalt pavement; replacing curb (including median curb) and sections of sidewalk to meet ADA requirements; installing storm drain pipe, catch basins and landscaping; modifying the fountain plaza…

Pal's Inn Pet Resort Offers Permanent Pet Care After Owners Die or Become Physically Incapacitated

May 1, 2015

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., April 27, 2015 – Pal’s Inn Pet Resort is proud to announce a new service that will ease the minds of pet owners: Celebrity Legacy Pet Care. The program is a cost-effective way for pets to be cared for in a social setting with people and other pets long after their owners…