Weekly Newsletter 3/08

March 2017

The Millennials Corner

31st Edition of
The Millennials Corner:

The Need to be a Pro in Crisis Management
By Emma Wolff 

 “Breaking news . . . Superstar athlete gets busted for drugs. Stay tuned for more information at 11:00.”

Have you ever noticed how quickly an athlete or celebrity issues a statement of apology after they are caught for inappropriate behavior? What about a restaurant that has a dirty dining report or a cell phone that inexplicably catches on fires. In the world of marketing and communications, problems arise. Nearly every day!  So what do you do in these less than ideal situations? This is a job for a talented and skilled crisis management expert!

Crisis management is the department that takes a bad public relations issue and turns it around quickly with a solution. Crisis management can be used to handle popular athletes, celebrities, and politicians but there is a necessity to use it in every business setting you come across, too.

Read the full story here!

Cox Special

Peoria Chamber and COX Services
Have joined forces to offer Exclusive Benefits
All Chamber Members, their Families and Employees!

Special Rates & Bundling Options
Click on the picture below, fill out the information and Save!

Events Calendar

March Luncheon
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Arrowhead Country Club
19888 N 73rd Ave, AZ
Glendale, AZ 85308

03/11/2017- 03/12/2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Arizona State Fairgrounds
1826 W. McDowell
Phoenix, AZ 85007

1st Annual Celtic Music & Micro Brew Festival
03/11/2017- 03/12/2017
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Arizona State Fairgrounds
1826 W. McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Sunday Blues in Peoria
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 

Connecting the Chamber & Community - The Haymaker
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
The Haymaker Restaurant
24762 N Lake Pleasant Pkwy
Peoria, AZ 85383

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

Peoria Chamber Women 4 Women Meeting
8:15 AM - 9:30 AM 
Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N 83rd Ave Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

Sunday Blues in Peoria
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 

March Networking Breakfast
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM 

Hot Topics and Lunch
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N 83rd Ave Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

March Mixer at Go AZ Motorcycles
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Go AZ Motorcycles
16844 N Arrowhead Fountain Center Dr.
Peoria, AZ 85382

View Our Full Calendar!

Special Thanks To Our Tiered Members!



Friday's Moving Day!

We’re Moving!

On Friday March 10th the Peoria Chamber of Commerce is moving to new offices at Huntington University eCnter for Media Arts.

The new address will be 8385 W. Mariners Way,
Suite 3, Peoria 85382.

Our phone numbers will remain the same (623-979-3601) with our website still www.peoriachamber.com

Hopefully all phone systems will be up and rolling by Monday morning but if not and you need us, please send us an email as that should be working.

Give us a week or so to get settled and then drop in for a visit.


Mayor's State of the City

Click here for tickets or sponsorship!

New Chamber Benefit

Peoria Chamber Welcomes SBDC!

The Peoria Chamber is pleased to announce our new strategic partnership with the Arizona Small Business Development Center.

The AZSBDC provides valuable services to business, including onsite one-on-one counseling for business owners, networking opportunities, educational workshops, and virtual counseling.

In addition the AZSBDC offers resource assistance and training to preserve and create small business jobs and revenue, and facilitates capital formation to assist growing businesses, all at no cost to the business owner.

This amazing opportunity has been provided by the City of Peoria’s strong commitment to business.  Our Chamber is very pleased and excited to be part of this strategic partnership between the Arizona Small Business Development Center and the City of Peoria.  The synergy created between the Chamber and the AZSBDC will be an enormous benefit to the entire Peoria business community and all individuals looking to start or move their business to Peoria.  Having the AZSBDC housed within the Peoria Chamber offices offers an additional benefit to our Chamber members looking for a tremendous resource to provide the business knowledge and assistance they need to drive their businesses to greater success.

Read more using the link below!


Credit Union West Scholarship

The 2017 scholarship program through Credit Union West is announced!

This year, Credit Union West is awarding $1000 scholarships to three graduating high school seniors. Applying is easy and is open to all graduating high school seniors in both Maricopa and Yavapai counties. Simply visit their website at www.cuwest.org/scholarship to learn more about our scholarship program. You're encouraged to share this opportunity with friends, family, and community.

Who is eligible to apply? 

  • 2017 graduate from Maricopa or Yavapai county
  • Be a primary member (or open an account to become a primary member) in good standing at Credit Union West 
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above
  • Enroll in, begining of Fall 2017, a full-time undergarduate course of study at an accredited trade school, 2 or 4 year college or university  

Applications will be accepted now through Friday, March 31, 2017 

Upcoming Events

March 14th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm

Come meet your community and Chamber members:
Every 2nd Tuesday at 5:30 PM
and learn about what is happening at the
Peoria Chamber of Commerce. 

You do NOT need to be a member of the Chamber

The Haymaker Restaurant
24762 N Lake Pleasant Pkwy
Peoria, AZ 85383

Please RSVP Here for this event!

Come Join us for your Member Benefits Meeting!
Thursday, March 16th
10:00 - 11:30 am

All new and current members are invited to participate in this member benefits meeting to help acquaint (or re-acquaint) you with the Chamber, its website, and your personal member profile. Directly after the benefits meeting, you are welcome to sit in on the Ambassadors meeting from 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N. 83rd Ave.
Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

RSVP Here for this event



Friday, March 17th
8:15 am - 9:30 am

Please join us for our next exciting meeting!  Our group has a lot of fun getting to know each other and learning how we can help each other grow!  

We try to keep our meetings fresh and exciting with various activities and guest speakers.

Our breakfast Sponsor for March is:
Tracy Stutzman with Liberty Mutual

and our speaker is:

Cathy Sandberg

Bring a friend!

Peoria Chamber of Commerce
16165 N. 83rd Ave.
Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85382

Please RSVP for the meeting
PEORIA CHAMBER NEWSLETTER - Weekly Newsletter 3/08