Save the Date for Tempe Cares Community-wide Day of Service

Tempe Leadership announces Tempe Cares’ signature annual 1-day event for volunteers devoted to beautifying Tempe’s neighborhoods, schools, and other public spaces and facilities that...

Arizona Among the Lowest in the Nation in LGBTQ Equality

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive state-by-state report detailing statewide laws and...

Race Over to Help Tempe Sister Cities

Did your New Year's Resolutions include making the world a better place? You can check that off your list by volunteering to help Tempe Sister Cities hand...

Arizona Leading the Way in Serving the Deaf and Hard of...

On Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) will hold a press conference in...

Women’s March Returns to Phoenix January 21st

We are a women-led movement that seeks to break down systemic oppression through nonviolent action, and we are back in 2018 with a new...

Cadence Supports Non-Profit Impact on 500 Local Children

Mesa-Based Desert Sounds Charity Provides Free Instruments and Lessons  to Underserved Youth Across the Valley Cadence at Gateway, Harvard Investment’s Mesa master planned community is sharing...

Gilbert Leadership celebrates 25th Anniversary with Time Capsule

The Gilbert Leadership Board of Directors and alumni gathered mementos and keepsakes from the first 25 classes of the leadership program. Gilbert Leadership began...

Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Events

JANUARY 2, 2018 On PAR Golf Outing 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Kokopelli Golf Club 1800 W. Guadalupe Rd Gilbert, AZ  85233   DESCRIPTION: Monthly Golf League for mixing business with pleasure and...

Girl Up Club Launches at Tempe’s Corona del Sol High School

By Nikki Dull The Girl Up club is a new club at CdS that aims to raise money for UN Foundations that fund projects for...
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Pyle Center’s Needlewielders Group Brings Fellowship, Philanthropy to Tempe Community

Laughter is the first thing you notice when you step into a Needlewielders gathering at Tempe’s Pyle Adult Recreation Center. You feel instantly at...

City of Phoenix, Neighborhoods and FAA Propose Joint Resolution to Flight...

Just over three years after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) changed the flight paths at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport without notifying the community,...

Tempe Leadership Announces Community Project with TCH

My Local News - Arizona is very happy to share the news of Tempe Leadership Class XXXIII about their recently announced class project in...
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Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Does Not Work for ICE

  In a special town hall meeting, hosted by Queen Creek on Tuesday evening, Sheriff Paul Penzone made it clear that the Maricopa County...

Former CIA Director James Woolsey to Speak In Phoenix

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute Distinguished Speaker Series which will present James Woolsey, the former director of central intelligence at a luncheon on Tuesday February 13, 2018...
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Native Americans Honored at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law...

In light of November being Native American month, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University held an event Monday honoring...

Health Insurance Enrollment Event Set for Early December

As the healthcare debate continues in Washington, it's become clearer than ever just how important it is for families and children to have access...
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Gilbert Raising Awareness for Domestic Violence

Without fail, the Town of Gilbert sent out a tweet every Wednesday reminding residents to wear purple to raise awareness about domestic violence. “We’ve worked...
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Downtown Tempe Makes First Fundraising Distribution to Agencies Serving the Homeless...

Downtown Tempe Authority distributed the first installment of the Tempe Mission funds raised -- $30,000 -- during their State of Downtown meeting at on...

Gilbert Business, Educators, Leaders to be Honored at 22nd Annual Event

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Town of Gilbert, education partners and others, will honor outstanding businesses and individuals on November...

Secular Coalition for Arizona Hosts 3rd Annual Secular Summit

Join secular public policy supporters from around the state for our 3rd Annual Secular Summit on Saturday, December 2nd. This will be a day...
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Girl Scouts Attend Lifesaving Car Clinic

  You protect your children as they grow up from all sorts of dangers and when they become teens, driving is now added...

Arizona Judge Protects LGBTQ Protections in Phoenix

A judge has ruled that a business owner's religious beliefs do not entitle them to a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people!  With similar...
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AVID Program Changed Phoenix Union District Teacher

“This one goes to cosmetology school at Metro Tech and she wants to get a business degree and own several of her own salons.”  “This...
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Phoenix Metro Area Responds to Mexico Earthquake

Phoenix and Mexico trade officials are collaborating on relief efforts, after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico City on September 19. “The earthquake resulted in...
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Creative Meeting Space beaconPHX Now Open in Phoenix

beaconPHX, offers a fresh, new, elegant neighborhood meeting space and pre-function lawn that is great for business meetings, speaker events, lunches, co-working, intimate dinner...
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Carminati Receives a Helping Hand from Kiwanis Club of Tempe

Kiwanis Club of Tempe (KCOT), an affiliate of Kiwanis International, has been lending help to children around the City of Tempe and specifically Tempe...
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21st Annual DATOS: The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market

Hispanics in the United States have quickly become one of the fastest growing populations, so it comes as no surprise that the economic impacts...
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Viewpoints: Why You’ll Want to Open Your Door When Jennifer Adams...

Who’s that knocking on your door on a Sunday afternoon in south Tempe?  Hello!  It’s Jennifer Adams, candidate for Tempe City Council!  Jennifer is...

Volunteers Needed for Phoenix Rainbows Festival

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is asking for volunteers for the upcoming Phoenix Rainbows Festival, produced by Phoenix Pride. Please join HRC in our efforts...

Taste of Gilbert Festival Coming to Freestone Park

Taste of Gilbert is a one-day food, music, marketplace and fun festival focusing on our beloved town of Gilbert, Arizona. The festival was created...

Clarktoberfest Comes to Historic Downtown Clarkdale

Well, it's not really like Oktoberfest although there is beer involved. It's Clarkdale's unique event, a fall festival that is a street fair/concert/beer garden...

Applications Open For Free Citizen Prosecutor Academy

Flagstaff residents and the surrounding community are invited to apply for an unique, inside look at the Coconino County Attorney's Office. The Attorney's Office will...
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Opinion: Jennifer Adams for Tempe City Council: The Smart Choice

29-Year City of Tempe employee Jennifer Adams recently retired from service to Tempe and has announced she will run for Tempe City Council. Jennifer...
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Scottsdale Contemporary Art Gallery to Host ‘Pop-Up’ Shows: FIAT LUX Oct....

A transformative new art experience is opening in Scottsdale this October. A cross between an art gallery and a pop-up show, this season FIAT LUX (located...

Flagstaff’s Montoya Center to Remain Closed for Two Weeks

One of Flagstaff's beloved community gathering spots will remain closed for two weeks as plumbing repairs are underway. City officials say the Joe C. Montoya...

The Problem: Arizona’s Latino Achievement Gap

Latinos are becoming the fastest growing population group in Arizona, yet the significant Latino student achievement gap from other students remains. James Garcia, Director of...

Phoenix could receive up to $5 million to tackle issue of...

“We share the perspective that our city and region can and should be leading the global conversation about coping with heat, or perhaps even...

Tempe Leadership Welcomes the Members of Class XXXIII

Tempe Leadership, a program of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is proud to announce the 2017-2018 members of Class XXXIII. The class just completed...

Tempe Prep students get taste of governing at Boys State and...

While most kids were at home binge-watching Netflix this summer, some of our juniors spent a week learning about city, county, and state government...

Kiwanis Club of Tempe -LIFE HISTORY AND THE SKELETON

“LIFE HISTORY AND THE SKELETON” Gina Agostini is a member of the faculty of the  School of Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State...

ADAC Discuss the End of DACA

The Arizona Dream Act Coalition met Thursday night for a discussion focused on helping the community understand what the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...
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Phoenix’s Mayor Stanton Responds to You-Know-Who Protests

President Donald Trump gave a 77-minute speech at his Phoenix campaign rally Aug. 22. Following the rally, Phoenix police deployed pepper spray and tear...
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Phoenix’s Mayor Stanton Responds to You-Know-Who Protests

President Donald Trump gave a 77-minute speech at his Phoenix campaign rally Aug. 22. Following the rally, Phoenix police deployed pepper spray and tear...

Business, Education, Nonprofit Leaders set Sights on 2030 AZ Education Goals

Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) announced today critical long-term education goals for the state. The newly released...

Students set up for success thanks to local firefighters

Several students in Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Chandler, Gilbert, even parts of Mesa will be stocked up on school supplies thanks to the...

Arizona Association for Economic Development Fall Forum

Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) will host its annual Fall Forum, Oct. 25-27 at the Prescott Resort.   The conference, “Strengthening Your Economic Development Toolkit,”...

SARRC Introduces New Mobile App to Aid in Autism Spectrum Disorder...

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) is pleased to introduce the ThinkAsperger’s mobile app, an expansion of the ThinkAsperger’s program developed to aid in...

Tempe Community Action Agency Names New Board of Directors Officers

  Tempe Community Action Agency, which offers supportive services to individuals and families striving for greater economic stability and self-sufficiency, has announced its new Board...

Washington Federal Donates $2,500 to Local Community Organizations

Arizona June 13, 2017) – Washington Federal, a full-service national banking institution with 31 branches across Arizona, is proud to have donated $500 to...

NABJ Hosts Panel Discussion on Black Male Media Project

Arizona Black Male Media Project The Arizona Association of Black Journalists hosted a panel discussion in Phoenix, Arizona. The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)...

An Historian’s Perspective: Why Trump Won the Election – Kiwanis Club...

Dr. Larry Schweikart, who is author of “A Patriot’s History of the United States," is making a return visit to the Kiwanis Club of...
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Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s James Garcia on Latino Economic Impact

In a state with a history of controversial immigration laws, a population of Latinos who are legally required to comply with law enforcement’s “reasonable...

Kiwanis Club of Tempe June Speaker: Mountain Rescuer – Justin Bern

The Kiwanis Club of Tempe is honored to host Justin Bern as our June 1st luncheon speaker. Justin is a Rescue Technician II and wilderness...

FWD.us Launches Arizona Coalition to Advocate for Immigration Reform

FWD.us, a national, bipartisan organization founded by Mark Zuckerberg and other tech leaders focused on promoting comprehensive immigration reform, recently launched a new statewide...

Chandler Christian Community Center To Unveil New Name on May 16th

Six months after celebrating 50 years of service to the community, the Chandler Christian Community Center (CCCC) board of directors will unveil its new...

Nominations Open for Don Carlos Humanitarian Awards

Tempe Community Council (TCC) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Don Carlos Humanitarian of the Year, volunteer and philanthropist awards. Considered Tempe’s most prestigious...

Chandler Horizon Rotary Hole-In-One Fundraiser Kicks Off May 4th

For over 20 years, the Chandler Horizon Rotary Club has been hosting our Annual Hole-In-One Fundraiser. Over the years we have successfully raised more...

Papa John’s Pizza and USO Arizona Announce Partnership

USO Arizona is pleased to announce a new partnership with Papa John’s Pizza.   Beginning this month, USO Arizona will receive donations based upon a...

Inaugural LGBT Point of Pride Business Summit Coming to Tempe

The ONE Community Foundation is proud to partner with the Phoenix Business Journal on our inaugural LGBT Business Summit on Friday June 9th in Tempe. The...

Arizona American Indian Tourism Association Welcomes New Board Officers & Tourism...

Last week, the Arizona American Indian Tourism Association (AAITA) announced their newly elected Executive Board and tribal tourism priorities which will be the main...

Lindsay J. Fiore Named to Arizona Center for Law in the...

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Lindsay Fiore, an attorney in the Phoenix office’s Labor & Employment Practice...

Volunteer’s Needed for Arbor Day Event at Tempe’s Esquer Park

In honor of Earth Month, the City of Tempe and Arizona State University are seeking Tempe residents, volunteers and community members to help plant...

Chris Bianco Group Signs ONE Community’s UNITY Pledge

The Chris Bianco Group, which includes nationally renowned restaurants Pizzeria Bianco, Pane Bianco, Bar Bianco and Tratto, signed the UNITY Pledge in support of...

Elected Officials Take Part in Annual Bike to Work Day: April...

WHAT: The 12th Annual Bike to Work Day WHO: Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Denny Barney; Supervisors Bill Gates and Steve Gallardo; County Manager...

Tempe Hosts Zero Waste Day April 15th – Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose

Tempe is committed to managing waste responsibly and works closely with its partners to ensure the material is diverted from the landfill and recycled...

Governor’s Office to Provide Economic Development Update At AAED Luncheon

The Arizona Governor’s office will provide an economic development update at the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED)’s next Southern Arizona luncheon, Wednesday, May...

Tempe Leadership Hosts Class XXXIII Recruitment Reception

Those who work and/or live in Tempe are invited you a very special gathering this week to find out more about the Tempe Leadership...

Scottsdale to Open First Books2go Microlibrary

Scottsdale Public Library will make books easily available to people at city parks by opening “Books2go” microlibraries at locations throughout the city. The first permanent...

ONE Community Launches Statewide Billboard Campaign

This week, ONE Community launched an educational billboard campaign, in partnership with businesses across the state, aimed at raising public awareness that Arizona’s current...

Tempe Leadership Hosts Class XXXIII Recruitment Reception

As the current President-Elect of Tempe Leadership, I'd like to cordially invite you to an upcoming gathering to find out more about our program...

Mesa FlowRider Event: Tempe Versus Mesa Police, Fire & Medical

In a duel of the cities, the Mesa Police Department and Mesa Fire & Medical Department has challenged the City of Tempe Police and...

Tempe Cares Seeks Volunteers for Cleanup of LoPiano Mesquite Bosque

Tempe Leadership's annual community volunteer event, Tempe Cares, will take place in just a couple of weeks! Each year, a different project site is...

Nominate Someone Great for Tempe Mayor’s Disability Award

Thank that wonderful person or company who celebrates ability, advocacy, access and achievements by nominating them for the Tempe Mayor's Disability Award. It's Tempe's 29th...

Local First Arizona’s For(u)m Offers New Programming On Built Environment

Local First Arizona's For(u)m returns for 2017 with revamped memberships, programming, and an ever-expanding commitment to a responsible built environment in the Valley. For(u)m launched...

Annette Reichman Appointed Commissioner for the ACDHH

Governor Doug Ducey has recently appointed Annette Reichman as a Commissioner to the board of the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard...

Maricopa County StandDown Assists Veterans in Need

The Arizona Veteran StandDown Alliance is a DBA of the Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness and was formed not only to manage the Maricopa County...

Rally in Solidarity With the Muslim Community

In light of Trump's discriminatory and Islamophobic rhetoric and legislature, we are joining together in a peaceful demonstration of our support for the mosques...

Four Peaks Becomes First AZ Brewery to Sign UNITY Pledge

Tempe-based brewery Four Peaks Brewing Co. signed the UNITY Pledge in support of fully inclusive non-discrimination policies in the workplace, housing, and public accommodations...

Kiwanis Club of Tempe – AZ Game & Fish Officer to...

AMY BURNETT ARIZONA GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT Amy Burnett, the education and information officer for Arizona Game and Fish Department, will speak about the role of...

Tempe Youth Leadership Visits City Council, School District Leaders

The members of Tempe Youth Leadership Class 18 spent last Saturday learning about governance, which included a Q & A with Tempe Union High...
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