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Win a 7 Night Stay at a Villa in St. Martin

Enter to Win a 7 Night Stay at a Villa in St. Martin
Includes 2 Free round trip air fares and airport transportation
Enter at www.welove2cruise.com

Accommodations:
Villa Acqua, an ultra-luxurious Cliffside, walled and gated private compound, offers the most spectacular "heart-racing" views in Terres Basses: the sea, lagoon, St. Martin along with unmatched night light views.

5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms
The master bedroom is privately located on the "penthouse" level and the view from the 4 poster bed will enchant you. Off the bedroom is a spa-style bathroom including a 5 x 10 walk-in double shower room overlooking Saba and Anguilla and a private balcony above the pool! There is also a huge wrap-around roof terrace with a bar, sitting and dining area for a star-studded night view.

There are 2 poolside rooms overlooking the pool to the sea and beyond. One room has its own alfresco shower in an intimate Mediterranean garden with its own dining/sitting area, kitchen, BBQ and pizza oven.

The new under roof casita contains bedrooms 4 & 5 with their own private sitting room. The casita has its own fully-equipped charming kitchen and dining room along with a spectacular 65 foot wrap around loggia. The alfresco living/dining areas from the loggia will take you to the Amalfi Coast dreams that only Acqua can provide!

Additional Amenities Include: 
Daily Maid Service
Satellite TV & WiFI
Washer & Dryer
 

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01/30/15
-03/15/15
 Susie Norman

Women in Business Luncheon

Join us for this wonderful opportunity to meet other business women, enjoy fabulous food, a chance to win great prizes and hear from an influential Women.

Our guest speaker is Michelle Petrenko, General Manager at Penske Honda



Entitled
"Just go get it!"

Date:
March 4th

Event Times:
Registration & Networking 11 am
Lunch Served 11:30
Program Begins 12 noon
Q & A, Networking & Prizes 12:30-1 pm


Location:
The Colonnade
19116 Colonnade Way

Cost:
Member Admission $10
General Admission $15
(Included Lunch)
Registration closes 3/3 @ Noon 


Sponsored by

Thank you!

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03/04/1511:30am to 1:00pmEarl Brown

Birt's After Hours - Duane's Dukes of Jazz Band

Join us at Birt's After Hours for Duane's Dukes of Jazz Band playing R&B.

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03/04/15 Fiona Falbo

Wounded Veterans Sponsor Appreciation Dinner

This dinner is the most "special" event of our Wounded Veteran Week. All donors who contribute $250 or more to the Armed Forces Support Group or directly to any one of the our five supported foundations listed below, will receive two invitations for the dinner and to meet our 2015 Wounded Veteran guests. This dinner event is generoulsy sponsored free of cost by Carrabba's of Surprise.
2015 Wounded Veteran Event foundation recipients:
The Honor House
Foundation for Service Dog Support 
Soldiers Best Friend 
Feherty's Troops First Foundation 
Wounded Warrior Project

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03/06/155:00pm to 8:00pmBarry Curseaden

Birt's After Hours - Boomerang

Join us at Birt's After Hours for Boomerang playing classic '70s.

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03/06/155:00pm to 6:30pmFiona Falbo

2015 Wounded Veteran Golf/Dinner Event

The SCG Armed Forces Support Group is proud to host the 6th Annual Wounded Veterans Golf/Dinner Event. This has been a sell out event so early registration is suggested.
We have filled two championship golf courses, Granite Falls South and Desert Springs with double foursomes on each hole. 288 golfers participate in this event and attend our dinner following golf. Applications can be downloaded from our website or available at Granite Falls Pro shop. Registration begins on February 1, 2015 and can be made in person at the Granite Falls Pro Shop or by mail (Armed Forces Support Group, 19753 N. Remington Dr., Surprise, AZ, 85374) .
The golf tournament is a fun event. No handicaps needed and chances to win cars, golf carts, motorcycles, and much more!
This is a great opportunity for community businesses to advertize by becoming a Hole Sponsor and/or donate to our Silent Auction and Raffle. 
Sponsor level information and golf registration information can be found on our SCG Armed Forces Support Group web site: www.scgarmedforcessupportgroup.ORG

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03/07/1512:00pm to 6:30pmRon Coslett

22nd Annual Diamond Ball Viva Las Vegas

THE WEST VALLEY ARTS COUNCIL’S 2015 DIAMOND BALL BRINGS YOU VIVA LAS VEGAS, A CELEBRATION OF VINTAGE VEGAS WHEN THE RAT PACK RULED THE STRIP AND ELVIS REIGNED SUPREME.
ENJOY AN ELEGANT FOUR-COURSE DINNER, A LAVISH ARRAY OF SILENT AUCTION PACKAGES, DANCING, CASINO ENTERTAINMENT, AND A DIAMOND GIVEAWAY COURTESY OF OSBORNE JEWELERS.
ALL ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE A 2-NIGHT STAY* AT THE PLAZA HOTEL & CASINO IN DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS, NV (VALUED AT UP TO $149) COMPLIMENTS OF THETRAVELDEAL.COM. THE PLAZA HAS COMPLETED A $35 MILLION RENOVATION, AND NOW HAS THE NEWEST AND LARGEST ROOMS DOWNTOWN.
*SOME RESTRICTIONS APPLY.

THE DIAMOND BALL BEGAN IN 1994, AND IS THE LARGEST FUND RAISING EVENT IN THE WEST VALLEY, ATTENDED BY CORPORATE, COMMUNITY, AND PHILANTHROPIC LEADERS COMMITTED TO ENHANCING CULTURAL LIFE IN THE REGION. THE GALA HELPS SUPPORT THE WEST VALLEY ARTS COUNCIL’S MANY PROGRAMS AND
INITIATIVES, AND SETS ASIDE A PORTION OF THE FUNDS RAISED TO AWARD TO LOCAL ARTS GROUPS, ARTS PROJECTS, AND NON PROFITS IN THE WEST VALLEY.

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03/07/156:00pm to 10:00pmRhiannon Miett

Luke AFB Goodie Bags

The Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce goes to Luke Air Force Base every two weeks with a Goodie Bag. The purpose of the bag is for new Air Force personnel that have been transfered to Luke Air Force Base to become aware of the various businesses in the area. Come Drop off at least 50 of your businesses pens, coupons, flyers, brochures, etc. to be delivered to the Luke Air Force Base newcomers and those separating from active duty.
 

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03/09/158:00am to 3:00pmWes Waddle

Birt's After Hours - The Barry Patch

Join us at Birt's After Hours for Jazz sounds of The Barry Patch.

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03/11/155:00pm to 6:30pmFiona Falbo

Papa Murphy's Pizza Ribbon Cutting

The Sun City Papa Murphy’s will host a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, March 11 at 12:00 p.m. with the Surprise Chamber of Commerce, kicking off a long weekend celebration of pizza specials and community activities.  On Wednesday, March 11 and Thursday, March 12, the Sun City location is offering $4 large signature pepperoni pizzas. Friday, March 13, Saturday, March 14, and Sunday, March 15, large signature pepperoni pizzas will be available for $6.
 
Additionally, the new location will offer customers pizza-tasting, games, prizes and other kid-friendly activities throughout the Grand Opening Event day on Saturday, March 14 starting at 10 a.m. as part of the grand opening events.  Customers can text AZ098 to 90421 for a chance to win the Grand Prize, a 50-inch flat screen television with two family size, two-topping pizzas with a choice of side item and a two-liter soda (one grand prize winner). Second place winners will win a free family size one-topping pizza (25 winners) and third place winners will receive a free pound of cookie dough (25 winners).
 
Papa Murphy's Sun City location is excited about being part of the Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce business community.  We look forward to working with and supporting local charities in the neighborhood as well.  Stop by, say "HI" and introduce yourself to us during the multi-day celebrations and specials, March 11th-14th!

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03/11/1511:30am to 12:30pm

Taste of Surprise

Taste of Surprise brings entertainment and fun March 11th!

Award-winning cook Larry Lautenbach will offer Dutch-oven cooking at the second annual Taste of Surprise event slated for March 11 and presented by Amtrust Bank of Surprise.
The Taste of Surprise kicks off 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 at Riverboat Bingo Hall, 18300 W. Bell Road.

“Those who buy tickets are supporting a fantastic event that benefits local charities,” said Frank Dias, Taste of Surprise co-chairman. “We are extremely grateful to the business community for supporting the Surprise Rotary Foundation.”

The event features samples from local restaurants, including West End Bar & Grill, Las Fuentes Mexican Grill & Bar, Birt’s Bistro, Booty’s Wings and Burgers, New York Pizza Department, The Captain’s Galley at Riverboat Bingo, Anacapa Restaurant, The Tree of Oil, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Yogurtini, Rita's, The Links Neighborhood Grill, and Pepsi products.

A beer garden featuring samples of Crescent Crown’s Craft Beer and Golden Eagle Distributing wine tasting will be at the event.

“We also added entertainment this year,” Mr. Dias noted.  

Performers include True to Life, a high-energy variety band, trumpeteer Dan Reed and his jazz band, Spotlight Entertainment Performing Arts Studio, The Time Was Quartet of the Desert Aires, jazz music by Paul CruiZe, DJ Greg James, owner of Playing Music Is My Business, and the MAGICMAN.

A silent auction, and various sponsors, including executive sponsor ONECare by Care1st Health Plan Arizona, community sponsors Sun Health, Sam’s Club and RJKraemer, and listing sponsors Cool Bluew, Independent Newsmedia, USA, Inc., Arizona Casino Nights, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Riverboat Bingo, Barry Kaufman of Farmer’s Insurance, Orchard Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Support, Park Wood Assisted Living, Aussie World Travel and Golden Heart Senior Care, and Surprise Fraternal Order of Eagles will be present at the event. WORDSfyi is the social media sponsor, AZWeb4U.Com is the website sponsor and Moore Graphics is the ticket sponsor.

Tickets are $25 each. Each ticket purchase gives the recipient a chance to win a two-night stay for two in a suite at The New Tropicana Resort Las Vegas, $100 dining credit at its award-winning restaurants and two complimentary tickets to a show — a value of $600. Individuals must be 21 or older. Rooms are subject to availability and blackout dates apply. Transportation not included. Tropicana Las Vegas reserves all rights.

This year the event features a special drawing for a chance to win a like-new golf car, date night package, barbecue and accessories and a three day-two night stay in a condo in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. Transportation is not included. Tickets for the drawing are $20 each or three for $50.

Event proceeds benefit The Surprise Rotary Club and Foundation, A New Leaf Foundation, Benevilla and Homeless Youth Connection.

Call 623-229-5105 for tickets or visit www.tasteofsurprise.com.

 

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03/11/154:30pm to 8:30pmFrank Dias

Birt's After Hours - Len King & the Swing Kings

Join us at Birt's After Hours for Len King & The Swing Kings.

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03/13/155:00pm to 6:30pmFiona Falbo

West Valley Symphony -Shall We Dance?

Sunday, March 15, 2015 – 3:00 p.m.
 
Shall We Dance?
Cal Stewart Kellogg conducting
The West Valley Symphony
in their 46th season
 
Saint-Saens:  Bacchanale from Samson & Delilah
Ravel: Pavanne
Debussy:  Dance
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
Weinberger:  Polka & Fugue from Swanda the Bagpiper
Ponchielli:  Dance of the Hours
Ravel:  Bolero
 
At Valley Vista Performing Arts Center
15550 N. Parkview Place
Surprise AZ 85374
 

 

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03/15/15 Mona Myhre

Annual Breakfast at the Ballpark

Join us for this fun and informative networking opportunity with over 100 others, and great food to be enjoyed by all at the ballpark!

Agenda
7am Breakfast and Networking
7:30 Program Begins
8:30 Program Ends and Networking

Location:
Surprise Stadium
15960 North Bullard Avenue

Admission
Member Admission $10
General Admission $15
 


 

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03/17/157:00am to 8:30amEarl Brown

Birt's After Hours - The Melodaires Trio

Join us at Birt's After Hours for The Melodaires Trio covering classics from Sinatra and the '40s-'50s

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03/18/155:00pm to 6:30pmFiona Falbo

Relay For Life of Surprise Rally & Dining Out

If you're interested in joining or starting a team in the 2015 Relay For Life of Surprise, come out to our March Relay Rally. You can learn more about our event which is scheduled for May 2 at Valley Vista High School from 4:00 pm to 6:00 am.

The March Team Rally begins at 7:00 pm on the patio of Macayo's.

The Dining Out Fundraiser is happening from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Macayo's will donate 20% of proceeds (excluding alcohol) to the Relay For Life of Surprise which benefits the American Cancer Society.

Questions? Email rflsurpriseaz@cox.net or call 602.743.1675.

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03/19/154:00pm to 9:00pmAmy Graham

Ripson Homes presents Sonoran Acres Ribbon Cutting

Come join us at Ripson Homes' Sonoran Acres residential development for our offical ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday March, 20th at 11:00am at 28431 N Bush Street, Whittmann, AZ 85361. Refreshments and light fare will be served following the ceremony.

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03/20/1511:00am to 12:00pmAngelica Ripson

Birt's After Hours - The Barry Dale Band

Join us at Birt's After Hours for The Barry Dale Band covering Jazz to musicals    

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03/20/155:00pm to 6:30pmFiona Falbo

Saturday Night - Live at Birt's: Boomerang

Join us at for a special Saturday Night - Live at Birt's featuring Boomerang and the Sunsations

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03/21/156:00pm to 9:00pmFiona Falbo

Birt's After Hours - Birt's Jam

Join us at Birt's After Hours "Birt's Jam" featuring the West Valley Jazztet Rhythm Section. Local singers and musicians are invited to join in with the band.

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03/25/155:00pm to 7:00pmFiona Falbo

Dentistry from the Heart

We are providing free dental extractions to the public through our partnership with Dentistry from the Heart, a non-profit organization.  We are guaranteeing the first 50 patients to be seen, so arrive early to this tremendous event.

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03/26/157:30am to 3:30pmChristine Pasciak

Birt's After Hours - The Wolfe Pack

Join us at Birt's After Hours for The Wolfe Pack playing oldies but goodies!

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03/27/155:00pm to 6:30pmFiona Falbo

Luke AFB Goodie Bags

The Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce goes to Luke Air Force Base every two weeks with a Goodie Bag. The purpose of the bag is for new Air Force personnel that have been transfered to Luke Air Force Base to become aware of the various businesses in the area. Come Drop off at least 50 of your businesses pens, coupons, flyers, brochures, etc. to be delivered to the Luke Air Force Base newcomers and those separating from active duty.
 

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04/13/158:00am to 3:00pmWes Waddle

Recycle Arts and Youth Festival

Join our Recycle Arts and Youth Festival held at WHAM Art Center grounds on April 18, 2015. This free family event will start at 10am and end at 7pm. Highlights of this event include an Recycled Art Exhibit, Sculpture Garden and the Eco Chic Fashion Show, an up-cycled fashion show. There will be free activities for kids and teens and a green marketplace and exhibits for adults. Raffles, vendors and artists present. Fundrasier to support art programs for veterans and adults with special needs. 

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04/18/1510:00am to 7:00pmSusan Turner


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