Phoenix is Emerging Market for Female Business Owners

 Female Entrepreneurs in Phoenix Get an Opportunity for Radical New Business Funding Option Starshine Communities is hosting a revolutionary new way for female business owners...

Sourcely Appoints Jeff Mandell as Board Advisor

Sourcely Holdings, Inc., a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced that telecom and consumer electronics industry veteran, Jeff Mandell has...
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Video: Tempe 9/11 Memorial Flag Field 2018

The Tempe Healing Field ® is once again proud to honor the people who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. The Memorial will fly one American flag for...

Nominations sought through Aug. 3 for new TCC Impact Award in...

Tempe Community Council is seeking nominations for its new Impact Award, created to recognize good works big or small that boost human service needs...

Viewpoints: Good Leadership Requires a Commitment to Personal Responsibility

Do you ever get tired of people behaving badly? I certainly do. In the workplace, the boardroom, civic and social groups, churches and synagogues,...

LGBTQIA+ Communities Strive for Acceptance, Support for Youth

Dr. Joe Kort, a well-known therapist who specializes in working with the LGBTQIA+ community, said one of the biggest things society needs to see...

Chinese at Tempe Prep Is One of Many Summer Class Opportunities

Tempe Preparatory Academy offers many summer class options in its Summer Academy program, and while the image in your head of sum­mer vacation may...

Gilbert Leadership Celebrates Graduation of Class XXVI, Now Accepting Applications

Gilbert Leadership celebrated the graduation of Class XXVI on Friday, June 8th at a formal ceremony recognizing 24 students in this year's class, all...

Gilbert Chamber Announces Candidate Endorsements for Local, District Races

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of pro-business candidates running for Gilbert Town Council, Legislative Districts 12 and 17 – House and...

(Opinion Column) Promises Made, Promises Kept

Promises made. Promises kept. In the early 1970’s and into the 1980’s and even 1990’s, Tempe was acquiring neighborhood parks at a rapid rate...

Nominations Closing Soon for 2018 Don Carlos Humanitarian Awards

    Do you know someone who has been providing great service in Tempe through their humanitarian work, volunteering or philanthropic support?  Just four days left to nominate for 2018...

Deaf Community Voter Event June 13

#AZDeafVote   Save the Date - Voter Community Lunch and Learn   WHO: The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) and Adrian Fontes,...

South Mountain WORKS Coalition, South Mountain High School Student Government ...

(Phoenix, Ariz. – May 22, 2018) – – South Mountain WORKS Coalition and South Mountain High School’s Student Government hosted their 9th annual Youth...

Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Business Award Nominees

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has announced the businesses and individuals nominated by their peers for recognition at the Twelfth Annual Business Awards and...

Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf Grand Opening

Announcing the Grand Opening of Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf. Festivities will begin at 10 am Saturday May 19th. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Gather and Grow Pathway to Urban Gardening Grand Opening

Join Gather & Grow at The Farm and Valley Leadership Class 39, Group 7 for a ribbon cutting, live music, and tour of South...

More than a dozen Valley businesses participating in annual Grow...

Three out of every five children in low-income communities don't have a single children's book to call their own   PHOENIX – More than a dozen local businesses...
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VIDEO – It Won’t Happen to Me

  That is the premise as to why many people are hesitant in purchasing insurance or planning for major catastrophes. Yet we...

History/Desert/Water Free May 5 Community Day

      HISTORY  ·  DESERT  ·  WATER    COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE, FREE ADMISSION TEMPE, ARIZONA  - SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018   10 AM – 3 PM In celebration...

Tempe Prep’s Teen Court helps kids get on the right path

Throughout your life, you do things or make decisions that you’re not proud of, and sometimes you have to own up to your mistakes....

Kimber Lanning to Grow Community Development Work Through Local First Arizona...

When Kimber Lanning first began organizing Arizona’s locally-owned businesses in 2003, she was focused on combating unfair policies that benefited large corporations by providing...
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VIDEO: Valley Leadership Seeking Applicants for 2018-2019 Programs

Valley Leadership, Arizona’s premier leadership organization, is now accepting applications for its flagship Valley Leadership Institute (VLI) Class 40 and Valley Leadership Accelerate (VLA)...

Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st at Kiwanis Park

Produced by the Kiwanis Club of Tempe and the Tempe High School Key Club, the 10th Annual Tempe Community Easter Egg Hunt will be...

Tempe Leadership to Host Recruitment Reception for Class XXXIV

Please join the Tempe Leadership Board of Directors, potential applicants, enthusiasts, and alumni on April 10th at 5:30pm for the annual Tempe Leadership Recruitment Reception. The...

Cornhole and Cabbage Fundraiser Benefits TCH, Tempe Leadership Class 33

Kick off your St. Patty's Day festivities with a cornhole tournament benefiting Tempe Leadership's current class project for The Centers for Habilitation (TCH).  Enjoy two...

March for Our Lives Arizona Raises Nearly $16,000 in 48 Hours

March for Our Lives Arizona, a nonpartisan, grassroots group of high school students with little to no formal organizing experience, is proud to announce that they...

Candle Making to Benefit TCH + Tempe Leadership Class 33

Join us for an evening of candlemaking, snacks and drinks, and benefitting a good cause! All profits from ticket sales will go toward Tempe Leadership...

Local Teens Organize “March for Our Lives: Phoenix” in Response to...

Two Arizona teens are organizing a local student-led protest at the Arizona State Capitol on Saturday, March 24th in response to unabated gun violence,...

American Heart Association Receives Donation of 300 Knitted Red Hats for...

Babies born in February will have warm heads thanks to a donation of more than 300 knitted and crocheted red hats from Humana, a...

Tempe teens discuss social challenges at Town Hall on Feb. 15

More than 100 youth and community leaders will exchange ideas and propose solutions for social challenges facing young people at Tempe’s 38th Annual Youth...

Lock Your Love on Historic Fourth Avenue

You've likely heard of or seen "love locks" in other cities, where lovers attach paddlocks to local bridges, poles and fences and then throw...

Civic Engagement on Wheels!

Last Saturday, Tempe’s cyclist community along with seasoned campaign volunteers gathered to co-host the city’s first-ever bike canvass event. The Bike canvass event launched...

Gilbert Historical Museum and Society Hosts 6th Annual “A Night at...

Support HD SOUTH, Home of the Gilbert Historical Museum, by attending the sixth annual installment of this signature fundraising event.  "A Night at the...

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,”...
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