June 28, 2017
Weekly Newsletter

New Members

Shiner Gold Pomade
Jimmy Allen
Join Date: 06/19/2017

Buckeye Worship Center
Randal Boyd
Join Date: 06/22/2017

Renewed Members

Canam Steel Corporation
Thad Chapman
Member Since: 05/01/2000
Renewed On: 05/30/2017

Buckeye Union High School District
Eric Godfrey
Member Since: 05/01/1989
Renewed On: 06/12/2017

Realty ONE Group
Carmen Lance
Member Since: 09/04/2014
Renewed On: 06/27/2017

Arizona Public Service
Patrick McDermott
Member Since: 03/01/1964
Renewed On: 06/01/2017

Consider It Finished Painting, LLC
Matt Nicodemus
Member Since: 07/27/2012
Renewed On: 06/22/2017

Member Highlights

We want to thank all of you for attending our community awards dinner, Buckeye Rocks, on June 23rd.  The night was a tremendous success!  Special thanks to the Elk's Lodge for the delicious food, Hensley Beverage Company for supplying the refreshing libations, Creative Images by Michael for taking pictures, and to Odyssey Family of Schools for use of their beautiful facilities.  We also want to thank all of you who contributed desserts to the dessert auction. We hope all of you enjoyed celebrating the deserving citizens and businesses that make Buckeye such an amazing place to live and work!  Buckeye Rocks!


Upcoming Chamber Events

*Please note: The Chamber office will be closed for the holiday weekend Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th.  We will be back in the office on Wednesday, July 5th.

Swing and Sweat Golf Tournament 

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Biz 2 Biz West Valley Expo 2017

Upcoming Communtity Events

Contact Us

Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce
508 E. Monroe Avenue
Buckeye, AZ 85326

623-386-2727 Office



Chamber News

Congratulations to all of the awards winners from our "Buckeye Rocks" community awards dinner!  You all rock!  Here is the summary of winners:

Best of Buckeye Award Winners: Community Award Winners:

PoliticalPartner of the Year
  • Congressman Paul Gosar
Municipal Volunteers of the Year
  • Terry Brandt, Buckeye Municipal Airport
  • Chris Larson, City of Buckeye
Municipal Employee of the Year
  • Janene Van Leeuwan, Buckeye Public Library
Educators of the Year
  • Kelly Moore, Buckeye Union High School
  • Elise Parks, Odyssey Apache Campus
  • Sherry Saylor, Buckeye Elementary School District
  • Dina Cegelka, Buckeye Elementary School District
  • Charles Starks, Skyview High School 
Education Support Staff of the Year
  • Tommy Gedleck , Odyssey Apache Campus
  • Yvette Weisheit, Buckeye Elementary School
  • Nita Berrios, Buckeye Union High School District
Education Volunteers of the Year
  • Kathryn Prusinski, Litchfield Elementary School District
  • Buckeye Union High School FFA
Administrator of the Year
  • Jarett Guy, West-MEC Southwest Campus
Community Service Awards
  • Joy Rosek, Verrado Assembly
  • Jane Fricke, White Tank Mountains Conservancy
  • Alejandro "Hondo" Jimenez, Buckeye Union High School
Service Organization Member of the Year
  • Jay Broadbent, Powers Leavitt Insurance
Buckeye Heroism Award
  • Officer Larry Biffin, Buckeye Police Department
  • Officer Aaron Price, Buckeye Police Department
  • Officer Justin Ricks, Buckeye Police Department
Volunteer of the Year
  • Pat Menegay, All Faith Community Services
Business of the Year 
  • Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center
Chairman's Award 
  • West-MEC
Citizen of the Year
  • Charlene Powers, Powers Leavitt Insurance

Community News

June 28, 2017

Buckeye news 
(From City of Buckeye Eblast) . . .

 Buckeye mourns loss of Airport Coordinator
The entire city of Buckeye mourns the loss of John McMahon, the city’s Airport Coordinator, who passed away tragically yesterday in an aviation accident.
“The entire city mourns the loss of John,” said Mayor Jackie Meck. “John was a very special man who loved his family, his faith and always saw the very best in people. The city of Buckeye has lost a family member and we will miss him greatly.”
John’s family has set up a Memorial Fund at Desert Schools Federal Credit Union.
Account Name: Memorial Account for John McMahon
Routing: 122187238
Account Type: Savings
Account #: 00005068290001
If you need to do wire transfer:
Routing: 122187238
Account Type: Savings
Account #: 0000506829-0001
Address: PO Box 2954, Phoenix, AZ 85062-2945
Number: 602-433-7000
To learn more about John, please visit http://www.buckeyeaz.gov/a-tribute-to-john-mcmahon/
For questions about the incident, please contact the NTSB or FAA.

For more information, please contact Annie DeChance at 623-695-3122 or adechance@buckeyeaz.gov

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