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Women in Business Networking & Education Luncheon
5/14/2020

Please join us on May 14th at 11:45 am at the Hyatt House in Pleasant Grove as we launch our NEW North Utah County Women in Business group. We will be meeting quarterly for education, support, mentoring, and networking for professionals and companies working to elevate women. Thank you to Ken Garff Ford/Chevrolet in American Fork for sponsoring WIB and to the Hyatt House Pleasant Grove for hosting and providing lunch. North Utah County Women in Business is presented by the American Fork Chamber of Commerce, but members of the Eagle Mountain, Pleasant Grove-Lindon, and Point of the Mountain Chambers of Commerce may register at the discounted chamber member price.??

This month we are excited to hear from Shauna K. Smith. Shauna co-founded Four Foods Group in 2008 and serves as President of the company.

Four Foods Group operates new and emerging brands in the highly competitive food & beverage industry assisting these brands exceeding their potential with high growth expertise and capital. Smith has assisted in developing, acquiring and operating over 160 restaurants across a 10 state territory, over 5 different brands (Kneaders Bakery & Café, Little Caesars, R&R BBQ, MoBettah’s, and Swig n’ Sweets). She has created more than 5,500 jobs and continues to create nearly 125 new jobs per month with the addition of new restaurant units across the country. Four Foods Group (FFG) is positioned to add organic growth of an additional 15 restaurants in 2019. To date, Four Foods Group has developed $150M in restaurant real estate.

Four Foods Group was recognized as the 3rd Fastest Growing Restaurant Operator in the Nation by Restaurant Monitor in 2017. In 2019, Four Foods Group was recognized as an Inc. 5000 company for the 8th consecutive time and was listed as $85 on the Top 200 Franchised Businesses by Franchise Times. Shauna was also the recipient of a 30 Women to Watch award by Utah Business Magazine in 2018 and awarded a Sego Award in 2018 & 2019 as one of the top women leaders in leading revenue.

Shauna currently resides in Highland, Utah with her husband, Andrew and two sons, Christian (18) and Tobin (13). Her favorite jobs to date are wife and mother.


Location: Hyatt House Pleasant Grove
544 S Pleasant Grove Blvd
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062


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May North Utah County Chamber Alliance Connect 4 Lunch
5/21/2020

Looking for a great way to network with business owners and professionals? Join us on Thursday, May 21st for our Connect 4 Lunch event hosted by the American Fork Chamber of Commerce. This event was created in response to feedback from the American Fork, Pleasant Grove-Lindon, Eagle Mountain, and Point of the Mountain Chambers of Commerce and has become a popular way to network AND enjoy an amazing lunch at the same time!

Connect 4 Lunch will be held on the THIRD Thursday of every month. This event is free to attend - you just need to pay for your own lunch. Please remember to bring your business cards and, if you would like, a prize to give away during the lunch.

The next Connect 4 Lunch will be on June 18th.

Location: Chili's
765 W State Rd
American Fork, UT 84003


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Steel Days 2020 Car Show Vendor
7/10/2020

The Steel Days Car Show is a fun, long-standing tradition with hundreds of classic cars and vehicles on display. Thousands of people attend the Car Show and the Cruise on Main event that caps off the day. The Car Show runs from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10th.

Each booth space is approx. 10' x 10'. If you need more space, then you must pay for each additional booth space that you would like to use. 

We ask that business and food vendors arrive no later than 10:30 a.m. to start the set-up process (vendors can start arriving for set-up at 9 a.m.). No vehicles will be allowed onto the park (grass) area after 11:30 a.m. and vehicles will not be allowed back onto the park area until families have cleared the area after the cars have left for the Cruise on Main Street (no earlier than 7:30 p.m.). Please plan accordingly.

Refund Schedule:
Cancellation 60+ days before the event (before May 11, 2020): Full Refund
Cancellation 30-60 days before the event (before June 10, 2020): 50% Refund
Cancellation within 30 days of the event (after June 10, 2020): NO REFUND


Members of the American Fork Chamber of Commerce receive a 20% discount on vendor fees. If you would like more information about Chamber membership and its benefits, please call Kristina Wesemann at 801-232-4824 or Josh Walker at 801-472-7467 or visit our website.
Location: Rotary Park
400 South 200 East
American Fork , UT 84003


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Steel Days 2020 Vendor and Craft Fair (at Art Dye Park with the Carnival, Fair, and Big Show)
7/10/2020 - 7/11/2020

We are excited for the 2020 Steel Days Celebration! Steel Days is a long-time tradition in American Fork and we see upwards of 30,000 people come through to enjoy all the festivities associated with Steel Days. The Steel Days Vendor and Craft Fair runs from 4:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, July 10th and from 1:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 11th.

FOOD VENDORS
Parking will be on a first come, first serve basis for Food Trucks. Please choose the type of food you will be selling from the options listed.

NON-FOOD VENDORS
Each booth space is approx. 10' x 10'. If you need more space, then you must pay for each additional booth space that you would like to use. You will be assigned a booth space for the Steel Days Vendor and Craft Fair and then notified of the space number. We will do everything in our power to make sure your assigned booth space is your actual space for the event. (If changes occur, we will put you as close to your desired space as possible.)
 Please be aware that Steel Days does not jury booth items; therefore, competitors selling same products might be located in the same area.

Vendors can START ARRIVING FOR SET-UP AT 1:00 p.m. on Friday, but we ask that business and food vendors that need to drive on the grass to their space arrive NO LATER THAN 3:00 PM on July 10th to start the set-up process. No vehicles will be allowed onto the park (grass) area after 4:00 p.m. and vehicles will not be allowed back onto the grass until families have cleared the area after the movie on Friday and the fireworks show on Saturday (no earlier than 10:30 p.m.). Also, please note that the police will not allow any vehicles into Art Dye Park after 9:00 p.m. on Saturday as they use both lanes of the road for cars to exit the park. Please plan accordingly.

Members of the American Fork Chamber of Commerce receive a 20% discount on vendor fees. If you would like more information about Chamber membership and its benefits, please call Kristina Wesemann at 801-232-4824 or Josh Walker at 801-472-7467 or visit our website.

Refund Schedule:
Cancellation 60+ days before the event (before May 11, 2020): Full Refund
Cancellation 30-60 days before the event (before June 10, 2020): 50% Refund
Cancellation within 30 days of the event (after June 10, 2020): NO REFUND

If you have any questions please contact Josh Walker @ 801-472-7467 or send an email to chamber@afcity.net.

Location: Art Dye Park
1000 N 550 E
American Fork, UT 84003


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Steel Days 2020 Grand Parade
7/11/2020

Please join us for a FUN family event! The Steel Days Grand Parade brings the entire community out to celebrate American Fork! The Grand Parade is an extravaganza featuring local marching bands, floats, local government, law enforcement, businesses, and much more. The parade will be on July 11th and will start promptly at 9:30 am.

Please review the following rules and guidelines to help us have a safe, fun, and enjoyable time! Please note that all registrations are final and NO REFUNDS will be issued.

ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS
1. Read the American Fork Steel Days Entry Standards and Requirements.
2. Complete online application, description, waivers, and information form and submit payment no later than July 4, 2019.
Cost:
  • $100 until June 28th
  • $130 June 27th-July 4th
  • Non-profit organizations may enter for free. To receive a free registration code, please email us with your non-profit information.
  • Please note that most Steel Days sponsorships INCLUDE a parade entry. If you are interested in sponsoring Steel Days or are a sponsor and need the free registration code, please email us at chamber@afcity.net or call (801) 472-7467.
3. Entries (except nonprofit organizations, elementary/secondary schools, civic, church, American Fork City entities or guest of the Parade Committee) are required to pay a parade entry fee of $100, which is due upon registration (payment is required for acceptance.) If an organization becomes a sponsor of Steel Days and donates $700 or more to American Fork Steel Days, the entry fee will be waived (please email us for the code to waive the fee).
4. Upon receipt of the entry application and entry fee, the Steel Days Parade Committee will review all applications. A limited number of entries will be allowed. Submission of the entry application may be construed as acceptance into the parade unless the applicant is told otherwise.
5. Final approval or rejection will be decided by the Steel Days Parade Committee.
6. The parade committee has the right to remove any entry the day of the parade if the entry does not represent the description that is described below or does not meet the parade requirements.
7. Details regarding the parade line-up will be emailed out the week of July 6th.

FLOAT CONSTRUCTION
1. All entries must be decorated, except antique vehicles. The exception must be given prior to the day of the parade. No unadorned trucks and/or trailers will be allowed in the parade.
2. Floats must be capable of maneuvering around sharp turns. Maximum float size requirements: Width no more than 15’ and Length (include float & towing vehicle) no more than 55'.

JUDGING
1. Entries will be judged on the following system: originality, beauty, craftsmanship, and individual theme.
2. Judging is done one hour prior to beginning of the parade. There are only 2 awards and over 90 entries. Our judges have the difficult decision of having to choose only 2. All entries are appreciated but not all can win!
3. American Fork Steel Days Parade Awards are:
    a. Best Overall Entry
    b. Mayor's Award

DISTRIBUTING FLYERS, ADVERTISEMENTS, ETC.
1. All equestrian entries are responsible to bring their own “waste disposal group” (pooper scoopers).
2. Amplified sound will not be permitted with an entry unless specific prior written approval has been given by the Steel Days Parade Committee. Prior notification allows the committee to determine correct float placement.
3. No water is to be thrown/sprayed from parade floats/vehicles. If you would like to spray water, it must be done by people who are on foot.

PARADE ENTRY STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS
1. Entry applications will be rejected if the Steel Days Committee determines an entry to be unlawful, controversial, or otherwise considered to be inconsistent with the standards and purpose of the American Fork Steel Days Parade.
2. Any entry without signed waivers for each participant on the float will not be allowed to participate. Waiver forms are available HEREWaiver forms may be dropped off at the City Administration offices or given to a parade official on the morning of the parade. This is required by the state of Utah as well as American Fork City.
3. The Parade must continually move - there is no stopping on the parade route. Any entries who wish to include performances will need to be part of the pre-parade entertainment (i.e. – Cheer, Dance, and Karate Groups wishing to do demonstrations that would stop the parade or otherwise hold it up).
4. NO THROWING OF CANDY, TOYS, ETC. Items may be distributed by handing them out directly to recipients. If you would like to hand out candy, it must be done by people who are on foot and you must have at least 2 designated spotters to watch for and prevent children from getting too close to your float/vehicle. It is the responsibility of the entry organization to provide enough walking participants for distribution. It is the intent of our city and committee to maintain safety for the participates and the spectators. Throwing items could jeopardize their safety and therefore could incur a fine of up to $100 per incident.
5. All drivers of vehicles must be at least 21 years old and be able to provide proof of insurance and a valid driver’s license on the parade route, if necessary.
6. Miscellaneous vehicle entries will not be allowed into the parade unless specific prior written approval has been given by the Steel Days Parade Committee. A car club can submit one application listing each vehicle separately.
7. It is recommended that each float carry a fire extinguisher.
8. The safe operation and conduct of your entry and organization is your sole responsibility.
9. The Steel Days Parade Committee reserves the right to place parade entries in any order they deem necessary.
10. Due to the family nature of the event, inappropriate and offensive content is prohibited.
11. The parade committee reserves the right to remove a participate for any inappropriate behavior.
12. If anyone in your organization fails to leave when asked to do so by an official, your entry will be dismissed from the parade route.
13. Any entry turned in after the due date will not be accepted into the parade.
14. Any entry that comes to the parade and wants to participate the day of the parade without prior consent through the Steel Days Committee (entry form) will not be allowed to participate.
15. There will be a limited amount of entries in the parade this year; therefore, it is very important that your application is turned in on time.
16. Entries will be accepted on a first come basis with a limited number of commercial entries. 

PARADE ROUTE ENTRY:
I-15 Directions:
All entries with the exception of bands and floats:
All entries arriving from I-15 freeway should take the American Fork Main Street Exit 278 to the signal at Doug Smith Autoplex. A parade manager will greet you and direct you to your line-up position. The parade staging area will be on Main Street and adjoining side streets.

Band Entries:
All band buses need to take freeway 500 East American Fork Exit 276. Continue north on 500 East to 200 South turn left on 200 South proceed to parade checkpoint at 300 West. Bands will be staging at Lyons Park / 300 West. The parade’s band coordinator will be there to help bands line up.

Float Entries:
Please approach from Pacific Ave/100 North. Turn left onto State Street; proceed to the signal at the Doug Smith Auto Plex/Main Street turn left where you will be met by a parade volunteer and directed to your line up position.

END OF ROUTE EXIT: NO vehicles will be allowed on 4th North between 100 East and Center Street.
To pick up your parade participant, please meet them at the destination designated below.

ALL ENTRIES WILL EXIT AT 100 EAST AND 400 NORTH
From there, the directions are as follows:

Floats & Equestrian:
Will continue west on 400 North. Participants can be picked up at 400 North and 100 West.

Music, Cheers & Children’s Entries:
Turn north on Center Street. Participants can be picked up at the Pony League Ball Fields north of the Recreation Center. (Access from 100 W and turning east on 600 N)

Professional and all other entries:
Turn south on Center Street. Participants can be picked up at 325 North.
There will be parade staff and police officers to give directions and help entries off of the route.

WHEN EXITING ROUTE AND PICKING UP PARTICIPANTS:
1. Do not block traffic.
2. Watch for small children and others.
3. Pull in so that you do not have to back up, if possible.
4. Park away from the pick-up point and walk, if possible.
5. Please remain calm.

Location: Grand Parade
Main Street and 100 East
American Fork , UT 84003


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