Weekly Newsletter 5/18

May 2016

President's Corner

If you have any comments or questions please do not hesitate to call me at 623-979-3601 or e-mail me at: gerickson@peoriachamber.com

Events Calendar

Networking Professionals Group
7:00 - 8:15 AM
Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N. 83rd Ave Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

Biz 2 Biz Peoria
8:15 - 9:30 AM 
Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N. 83rd Ave Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

Member Orientation
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N. 83rd Ave Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

Ambassador Committee Meeting
11:30 - 12:30 PM
Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N. 83rd Ave Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

Skyline Home Loans Ribbon Cutting
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Skyline Home Loans
14050 North 83rd Ave., Suite 250
Peoria, AZ 85381

Peoria Farmers Market
9:00 - 2:00 PM
Park West 
9744 W. Northern Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345

7:30 - 8:30 AM
Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N. 83rd Ave Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Meeting
7:30 - 8:30 AM
Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N. 83rd Ave Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

Lucidi Distilling Co. Ribbon Cutting & Mixer
4:30 - 7:00 PM
Lucidi Distilling Co.
8307 W. Washington St.
Peoria, AZ 85345

Mixer with Surprise Chamber
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Windmill Suites
12545 W. Bell Rd.
Surprise, AZ 85378

Exciting New Blog on Chamber Website

1st Edition of
 The Millennials Corner:
Tips for Millennials in the Workplace
by Nikkie Byers

Our very own Nikkie Byers, of Farmers Insurance, has created a blog on the Chamber website directed at young professionals. 

The weekly blog will feature tips, tricks, and helpful hints for Millennials to build skills to help further their careers. 

New Article

Join Dave and Greg on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060, as they’ll be broadcasting live at Lakeside Bar and Grill
(9980 W. Happy Valley Pkwy Suite 1101, Peoria, 85383)
this Saturday May 21st,
from 1 pm – 4 pm

The Prize Wheel is scheduled to be in attendance with giveaways and prizes.
Be sure to grab some delicious food and drinks while you’re there!

2016 Golf Tournament Committee Meeting

The next 2016 Golf Classic Tournament Committee Meeting will be held on Monday, 5/23 at 11:30 AM at the Peoria Chamber Office. 

See what the $10 Million Shootout is all about!
Join the planning committee to make 2016 the best ever!

Next Chamber Radio Show May 4th

Peoria Chamber Radio
Dave Isaac
Breakthrough Thinking

Wednesday, June 1st
11:00 AM

Guest Speaker

Dr. Gaylen Bartlett,
from ADIO Chiropractic

Listen to the 
May 4th Radio Segment
featuring Brian McQuiston of
Plumbing Masters on
the Chamber website!

Call the Chamber Office
to be a radio guest!

Special Thanks To Our Tiered Members!






Peoria Chamber of Commerce

16165 N 83rd Ave, Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382


Upcoming Events with the Chamber

Member Orientation

Thursday 5/19, 10:00 - 11:30 am
Learn how to get the most out of your Chamber Membership.

Bring your laptop and set up your free landing page!

Peoria Chamber Office
16165 N 83rd Ave Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382
Click Here to RSVP for the Member Orientation

Skyline Home Loans
Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Thursday, 5/19, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting will be at 3:00 pm

There will be light refreshments, water, beer, wine, and some snack foods as well as a raffle and giveaways! 

Skyline Home Loans 
14050 North 83rd Ave. Suite 250
Peoria, AZ 85381

For more information Click Here

Women's Networking Group

Friday, 8:15 - 9:30 am

Join us at the Peoria Chamber Office This Friday for the Women's Networking Group!

If you need more info please contact rrojas@peoriachamber.com

Ribbon Cutting & Mixer at
Lucidi Distilling Co.

May 25th from 4:30 to 7:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting at 5:15 pm

Join us to celebrate Lucidi Distilling Co. at Fire Station No. 1
in Old Town Peoria with a ribbon cutting and mixer!

8307 W Washington St
Peoria, AZ 85345

Windmill Suites Mixer

Join us for an exciting and unique mixer as the Peoria Chamber joins forces with the Surprise Regional Chamber!

May 26th, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Don't miss this opportunity to meet lots of new people!

Food     Drinks     Door Prizes     Photo Booth
Participate in the Superhero theme with a shirt, costume, or any other way and get an extra drawing ticket!

Windmill Suites
12545 W Bell Rd, Surprise

97th Anniversary & Awards Dinner

Submit your nominees today!  

Click here for details and nomination forms.

Celebrate the individuals and businesses who made a significant impact in the community within the past twelve months! Nominate deserving individuals or companies in the following categories:

Community Service Award
Member of the Year Award
Non-Profit of the Year Award
Innovative Solutions Award
Submission deadline for nominations is June 3rd, so don't delay!

Click here for sponsorship information
or contact Ashley Scott at ascott@peoriachamber.com or by calling (623)-979-3601

Tickets are $55 before June 3rd and $65 after June 4th
To Register for the 97th Anniversary and Awards Dinner, Click Here

Meet Your Members

Arizona@Work can provide businesses with assistance in accessing the statewide labor exchange network in order to meet their staffing needs. There are several ways in which our services can assist business both large and small.
Services Offered:
  • No cost space for customized recruitment available at any of our locations or our partner locations
  • Resume matching  and referral of qualified applicants
  • (WOTC) Work Opportunity Tax Credits-WOTC is a federal tax credit that can reduce employer's federal tax liability when they hire job seekers who have traditionally faced significant barriers to employment. WOTC joins other tax credits, education, and job training programs that help American workers with barriers to employment prepare for good jobs, ease their transition from job to job, benefit from the creation of effective regional economic development strategies, and create high performance workplaces
  • Priority Of Services to Veterans- All offices have local Veteran Representatives
  • We also provide assistance with community partner job fair events
  • Job posting on Azjobconnection.gov at no cost 
For more information, visit www.arizonaatwork.com

"Fire It Up" Car Show Supporting Peoria Firefighters Charities

AZ United Celebrates Faith Night

The Forum at Desert Harbor Awards 11 Scholarships

The Forum at Desert Harbor, a waterfront retirement community on the shores of Desert Harbor Lake, hosted an outdoors celebration honoring 11 employees at its 26th Annual Scholarship Awards Reception. 

The 2016-17 Scholarship Fund Committee raised a total of $24,000 in resident contributions.

Read the full article Here

PEORIA CHAMBER NEWSLETTER - Weekly Newsletter 5/18