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New executive officers and directors to lead chamber

June 15, 2017

Fountain Hills, AZ–During the Fountain Hills chamber of commerce’s June board meeting, the directors elected a new slate of officers and approved the addition of three new directors who will be leading the chamber for 2017-2018.Continuing as Chair is Paul Perreault of First Financial Equity Corporation. A new face on the board, but certainly not…

Monday Member Spotlight: DayLite Films & AZ Trails Travel

June 12, 2017

We have a double feature for this week’s “Monday Member Spotlight”! We love when we have so many good things going on with our Chamber members, that we have to share two great happenings within the Fountain Hills Business Community. We got to hear about a new project from DayLite Films, as well as hear…

Arizona Legislature leaves, and lawsuits start: Group targets limits on ballot initiatives

May 15, 2017

Opponents of a measure to limit citizens’ rights to propose laws via the ballot launched a challenge on two fronts Thursday, filing a lawsuit and launching a referendum drive to repeal the law. Their target is a bill Arizona lawmakers passed in April. It requires strict legal compliance for citizen initiatives and will take effect Aug. 9. The lawsuit…

Monday Spotlight: Art Shows

May 15, 2017

Another Monday, another Monday Spotlight! This week, we wanted to use the Monday Spotlight to let everyone know about some great changes to our famous art shows! If you live or work in Fountain Hills, you have become familiar with the Fountain Festival and the Great Fair, which are our two fine art and craft…

Update: University Infrastructure, K-12, Economic Dev, Health & Transportation

May 8, 2017

The Arizona Legislature completed its seventeenth week of session as members worked into the early hours of Friday morning to fulfill its constitutionally mandated obligation of passing the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. The budget package, comprised of 11 separate bills, passed after hours of debate and public testimony on the floor and in issue committees…

Monday Member Spotlight: Arizona Living Team

May 8, 2017

Happy Monday, Fountain Hills! After hearing about the 2017 Chamber Gala, some might come to realize how much we love to honor our Chamber members for all the great they are doing with their business. In addition to the nine members who were recognized at last week’s Chamber Gala, we wanted to use this “Monday Member…

School maintenance funding lawsuit filed

May 1, 2017

A lawsuit over school maintenance and construction funding that’s been teased for the last two years will be filed Monday in Maricopa County Superior Court.  The Arizona School Boards Assn announced today that the suit will be filed on behalf of a coalition of school districts and education groups, spearheaded by Arizona Center for Law…

Monday Member Spotlight: Arizona's Most Beautiful Town

May 1, 2017

Happy Monday Member Spotlight, everyone! This week, we wanted to do something a little different… Typically, we choose a member of the Chamber to write about, but this week we wanted to highlight a really cool thing that happened to Fountain Hills recently: Expedia has named Fountain Hills as “Arizona’s Most Beautiful Town”! Expedia is…

Public Policy Updates

April 24, 2017

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,…

Monday Member Spotlight: Kiwanis Lite

April 24, 2017

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…