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West Valley Biz 2 Biz Expo - 2016
08/25/16 - 08/25/16
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Events in the next 10 days...
DateEvent
05/25/16
Networking at Noon

Business & lunch networking event!
 

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05/26/16
DEADLINE: HPA FUN-raiser for Poverty Relief

Harvest Preparatory Academy (HPA) is calling out all schools to raise funds to LIFT KIDS OUT OF POVERTY.
 
HPA is rocking Red Nose Day, a poverty relief charity campaign, in the week leading up to the national fundraising event on Thursday, May 26th. HPA students will rally to collect change for the cause. All students and faculty will proudly wear red noses on the official Red Nose Day.
 
“Our K-5 classrooms are decorating bags to collect change from family and friends to take part in Red Nose Day,” says Debi Ybarra, Executive Director. “Our high school students created a fun video that we’ll share in social media, hoping to go viral, to call out other schools in our area and across the nation to participate in Red Nose Day and join in on the Running Man Challenge.”  https://www.facebook.com/harvestprep/timeline
 
Members of the community can contribute to Harvest Prep’s Red Nose day fundraising online at: www.crowdrise.com/harvest-prep-red-nose-day.
 

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05/26/16
Ribbon Cutting: Benevilla

You're invited! Come out and welcome Benevilla to the Southwest Valley at their Ribbon Cutting.

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05/27/16
Friday Business Connections

“The Place” for business professionals to come together and connect, learn & share ideas on the 2nd & 4th Friday every month!

Doors open at 7:15 am.

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05/28/16
5th Annual Wigwam Amateur Championship

Hosted by The City of Litchfield Park.

Amateur golf tournament at the Wigwam Golf Club - $150 per player
AGA Open Division and vaious flights, including a Womer's Flight, as well as a Litchfield Park City Championship for residents of Litchfield Park ONLY. A portion of each registration fee benefits Friends of the Rec. 
05/28/16
ASU Startup School at Goodyear’s InnovationHub

The popular ASU Startup School at Goodyear’s InnovationHub is back!

What:
Interested in being your own boss? The next session of ASU Startup School begins on May 28, 2016. ASU Startup School is a series of facilitated workshops designed to assist entrepreneurs in learning what they need in order to develop a successful venture.

ASU Startup School is free, and consists of self-paced, online course materials, paired with a series of five workshops.

Entrepreneurs and small business owners have two stages to choose from this session:
• Stage 1 is for entrepreneurs who have an idea but have not yet started their business or organization.
• Stage 2 is for startups who have already launched their venture, and are ready to learn about developing prototypes, minimum viable products, and launching their solution in the marketplace.

Why:
Classes cover all the topics that are critical to the success of emerging ventures, including:
• Business entity selection
• Customer development
• Product development
• Legal formation
• Intellectual property
• Fundraising
• Business modeling
• Marketing strategies

When:
May 28, 2016.

Stage 2: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Stage 1: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
 


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05/28/16
Sisters Reading Sisters

WHO: 

All are invited.  RSVPs are appreciated, but not required; feel free to bring family and friends.

 

WHAT:

A discusion of the book The Awakening by Kate Chopin. Reading the book is not required as the passage/s for discussion will be read aloud to the group. 
 

WHEN:

Saturday, May 28th , 2016

11 A.M. - 1 P.M.

 

WHERE:

Avondale Civic Center Library


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05/29/16
5th Annual Wigwam Amateur Championship

Hosted by The City of Litchfield Park.

Amateur golf tournament at the Wigwam Golf Club - $150 per player
AGA Open Division and vaious flights, including a Womer's Flight, as well as a Litchfield Park City Championship for residents of Litchfield Park ONLY. A portion of each registration fee benefits Friends of the Rec. 
05/30/16
Memorial Day: Chamber Office Closed
05/30/16
Memorial Day Ceremony

In front of the WWII Memorial on the west lawn of the Litchfield Elementary School grounds, the City of Litchfield Park will be remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The event is expected to last approximately 30 minutes and will include the placeing of floral tributes at the memorial.

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05/30/16
Avondale's Memorial Day Event

The public is invited to join together at the Avondale Civic Center amphitheater to honor those who have served. This free event will include music, special tributes and a candlelight vigil.

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06/01/16
Networking at Noon

Business & lunch networking event!
 

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06/03/16
Leadership West Awards Banquet & Class Graduation

Leadership West will honor the thirteen finalists for the 2nd annual Leadership Awards Celebration on Friday, June 3th at 6 PM at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park.   
Join Emcee Cory McCloskey, FOX 10 Morning News host, West Valley leaders and guests for the dinner and celebration of the finalists' accomplishments and the graduation and induction into the Leadership West Alumni Association (LWAA) of Class XXII. Open to the public.

Since its inception in 1993, Leadership West has cultivated leadership capital for the West Valley and prepares those leaders to affect positive change in Arizona. It's diverse membership of more than 400 alumni believes that intelligent, active engagement in public affairs is the true measure of citizenship and the foundation of our community.   
That is why we take the time to recognize West Valley leaders that are making a difference in our communities, and in our lives.

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06/04/16
Tails on Trails - Skyline Regional Park

Buckeye Hosts Tails on Trails
 
The City of Buckeye invites the community and canines to take a hike at Tails on Trails in honor of National Trails Day, Saturday, June 4, 2016. 
 
Local dog lovers and nature enthusiasts can gather at this new pet-friendly event, hosted by the city’s Community Services Department. It provides participants a fun way to recreate with canine companions in honor of National Trails Day.  Tails on Trails is officially registered as an event sanctioned by the American Hiking Society.
 
The event will be hosted at the newest regional park in the valley – Skyline Regional Park, which has several nature trails of which to explore.  The event will be hosted early in the day, to beat the heat, from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.  
 
This fun-filled, family and pet-friendly event will offer information from vendors, interactive activities, and of course hiking for pups and persons alike.  Light refreshments will be available.

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