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Update: SB1406-Public Accommodation; Exemptions; Enforcement; Sanctions

April 17, 2017

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 the…

If you join a leads group, think of giving first

April 17, 2017

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…

Monday Member Spotlight: Harness the Power of Video to Market Your Business

April 17, 2017

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…

Monday Member Spotlight: MyFountainHillsAZ.com

April 5, 2017

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,…

The “chamber” of the future may not be called a chamber of commerce

April 3, 2017

  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…

Monday Member Spotlight: Fearless Kitty Rescue

April 3, 2017

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.…

Monday Member Spotlight: American Family Insurance

March 20, 2017

Time for another Monday Member Spotlight! This week we want to acknowledge a Fountain Hills Chamber member who has gone above and beyond to give great customer service, and has been noticed for it! Sheri Patton, an American Family Insurance agent Fountain Hills, AZ, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American…

Update: Prop 206, 301 & SB1270

March 17, 2017

The Arizona Legislature completed its tenth week of session. Next week is the last week to hear bills in committee. Members continue to meet to discuss the budget. Leadership has announced that a rough draft budget outline will be released in the coming weeks, and will likely be a starting point for further discussion. Below…

Monday Member Spotlight: Nova Home Loans

March 13, 2017

It’s time for another Monday Member Spotlight! Each week we have the pleasure of shining a spotlight on one of our Chamber members for something new, exciting, or unique going on in their business. Check out who we chose for this week’s feature below: We here at the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce are thrilled to…

The future of downtown Fountain Hills

March 10, 2017

In a relatively quiet endeavor, the downtown of Fountain Hills is about to transform into a bustling hub for residents, business people and visitors. Developer Bart Shea of the N-Shea Group created quite a stir last year by winning enough votes from the Town Council to built the Park Place project. In short order construction started…