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"We came here to see the art fair…"

December 11, 2017

Fountain Festival of Arts and Crafts turns visitors into residents.A semi-retired winter resident and property owner stopped by the Chamber to learn more about membership for his part-time consulting business.He was inquiring about joining. We started talking about how long he and his wife are here and bam, he said it, “We came here for…

Monday Member Spotlight: New Hires at Spooner & Shaft Physical Therapy

December 4, 2017

Happy Monday, Fountain Hills! This week’s Monday Member Spotlight is on Spooner & Shaft Physical Therapy, as they have hired two new therapists to their team. Check out below for more information on each new therapist: Tyson Lowrance, PT, DPT Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Tyson worked as a physical therapy technician for four…

Monday Member Spotlight: Parade Winners

November 27, 2017

Happy Monday, Fountain Hills!  We wanted to have a special Monday Member Spotlight honoring the amazing entries that won at the Thanksgiving Day Parade! These great organizations, clubs, groups and more stood out to our judges for their festive and creative floats or entries. They won points for being on theme and taking the holiday…

Sexual harassment is never 'OK'

November 21, 2017

When children are very little, they possess no judgements–tall, short, skinny, fat, young, middle-aged and well-seasoned. Kids think everyone is kind, understands their view of the world and seeks their attention.  Little boys and girls don’t harass each other until they are taught such behavior. In a way, it’s like smoking. All the cool kids…

#FountainHillsFriday: Small Business Saturday

November 20, 2017

Happy Monday, Fountain Hills! This week we wanted to give everyone a reminder to shop Fountain Hills this weekend, as Small Business Saturday is back in action! This Saturday, November 25,  marks the annual “Small Business Saturday”, a time many have come to know and recognize and save some gifts to buy until then to…

CopperWynd CEO talks expansion 

November 9, 2017

(Fountain Hills, AZ.) – CopperWynd in Fountain Hills is poised for massive expansion to create a true resort.  CopperWynd CEO Bill Hinz is committed to keeping visitors in Fountain Hills by developing a world class resort he calls a “crown jewel” for this community. The Fountain Hills Town Council, in March 2017, unanimously approved the…

Fountain festival update to Avenue merchants

November 6, 2017

Dear Avenue of the Fountains Merchants:   The Fountain Festival of Arts & Crafts Fair is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 10-12. You will soon notice some of the artists arriving.    We appreciate your patience as we provide parking for everyone–your employees, the artists and the visitors who will be here during the event.…

Chamber to host Mayoral Debate

November 2, 2017

The future occupant of the Town of Fountain Hills Mayor’s office is up for grabs in the November 2018 election by at least two interested candidates. Incumbent Mayor Linda Kavanagh has publicly announced she will not seek a third term. Citing other priorities and the desire to have more time to spend with her family.…

2017 Fountain Festival – Get Your Business Involved!

October 30, 2017

Each November, we host the Fountain Festival of Fine Art & Crafts – which has become one of the Southwest’s most iconic art shows! This famous event is the perfect place to put your Chamber member business on the map. Interested? If so, check out how you can get involved at the Fountain Festival! Does…

Councilmember talks property tax

October 26, 2017

The Fountain Hills Town Council decided to send a $7M property tax initiative to the voters on the May 2018 ballot. Councilmember Cecil Yates spent nearly 60 minutes talking to the Chamber’s public policy committee about the Town Council’s decision and possible scenarios. While the official talking points and details have not yet been released…