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Events in the month of August 2019
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08/01/19
Chamber 101

Have you been thinking about joining the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce? Are you a new member and need help taking advantage of the Chamber's benefits? Or, have you been a member for a long time and need a refresher on what the Chamber can do to help you and your business? Then come out to Chamber 101!
Catering by Haymaker Restaurant Co., 1800 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear

This event is FREE, but space is limited. Please call the Chamber at 623-932-2260 to RSVP and save yourself a seat!

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08/05/19
Alzheimers Association Desert Southwest Chapter Support Group Meeting

There is no cost or commitment. Support groups provide a forum to share feelings, concerns, information and as a way of supporting and encouraging each other.

more info...
08/05/19
Estrella Gymnastics Session 5 Sign Up! Free Leotard for New Families!

Estrella Gymnastics Session 5 Sign Up!

Free Custom Leotard for New Families!

-Military Discount 20%
-Sibling Discount 20%

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08/06/19
Estrella Toastmasters Meeting

Come out and join the Estrella Toastmasters group, they meet every Tuesday from 6:30 - 7:45am at the Chamber office, 289 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear

https://www.facebook.com/EstrellaToastmasters

https://www.meetup.com/EstrellaToastmasters

https://www.toastmasters.org/Pathways-Overview

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08/06/19
POT OF GOLD AUCTIONS MOVES TO A NEW LOCATION - BIG AUCTION AUGUST 6TH AT 6:00

Pot Of Gold Estate Auctions Moves to a New Location After 13 Years! Right as Pot Of Gold Estate Auctions celebrates it’s 13th year at the big green building on historic Western Avenue in Avondale it makes a BIG Change…and we mean BIG!!! Pot Of Gold Estate Auctions, which has been next to sister company, AZFirearms.com, for the last 13 years, has relocated a couple of streets over to 310 N Dysart Road Building B Avondale AZ 85323. The auction showroom is DOUBLE the size and offers a lot more tables and chairs for our auction guests plus, a ton of parking! The new location sits next to TJ’s Restaurant and is across the street from Agua Fria High School (In the tan brick building where MotorSports used to be located). Pot of Gold is beyond excited to offer this improved auction experience for our customers and hope you will come and help us celebrate at our first auction in the new location on Tuesday August 6th at 6:00 p.m. It is going to be a party so bring the entire family for FREE hot dogs and sodas! We look forward to seeing familiar faces and many new ones on the 6th! Come hungry and ready to bid on some fantastic items! See you there! Pot Of Gold Estate Auctions 310 N Dysart Road Building B Avondale AZ 85323 POGAuctions.com 623-935-9907

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08/06/19
Bingo Night - American Legion Post #61

The American Legion Post #61 hosts bingo each Tuesday night starting at 6:45 PM at, 35 N. Dysart Rd., Avondale.

Bingo nights have 17 games including Quickie, Early Bid, Double Action and a $1,000 progressive game.

Supports the are's youth and veterans.
For more info call 623-932-4960.

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08/07/19
Networking at Noon


Business & lunch networking event!

Open to all members of the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Non-members and guests may attend twice with no obligation.



Located at:
    Haymaker Restaurant Co.
    1800 N. Litchfield Rd.
    Goodyear, AZ 85338

more info...
08/08/19
Business After Hours: Ice Cream Social

This Business After Hours will be held at the Southwest Valley Chamber for the annual Ice Cream Social! Come get your Ice Cream and enjoy a cool evening of networking

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08/09/19
Friday Business Connections

FBC is "The Place" for business professionals to come together to CONNECT, learn, and share ideas. This networking event is free to attend and everyone is welcome! Bring your business cards, your brightest smile, and a friend.

Doors open at 7:30am.

This event is free for Chamber Members and first-time attendees, there is a $5 cash only attendance fee for returning non-members.

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08/10/19
Abbie Cakes Ribbon Cutting

Abbie Cakes is having a Ribbon Cutting and Open House Saturday, August 10th. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 10 AM and the Open House will be from 10 AM-3 PM.

5110 W Dysart Rd, Ste 154 Litchfield Park AZ 85340

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08/11/19
The Ultimate Game Plan / Becoming Your Own Banking System For Retirement

This is a special Webinar Presentation hosted by Southern California Mary Kay Senior Director, Gloria Evans, and presented by Southwest Valley Chamber Member, Carlton E. Dasher, from "A Beacon of Hope" in Avondale, AZ. How the associates of a 50-year-old company can properly plan and secure their retirement successfully before it's too late, by becoming their own banking system. A proven method that has reached across America and around the world globally. 45 minutes is enough time to show these entrepreneurs how to achieve this goal.

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08/13/19
Estrella Toastmasters Meeting

Come out and join the Estrella Toastmasters group, they meet every Tuesday from 6:30 - 7:45am at the Chamber office, 289 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear

https://www.facebook.com/EstrellaToastmasters

https://www.meetup.com/EstrellaToastmasters

https://www.toastmasters.org/Pathways-Overview

more info...
08/13/19
Paul Litchfield: His Family and His Thoughts

Learn how this important industrial figure of the early 20th century helped shape the West Valley. Litchfield rose to become the President and CEO of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. headquartered in Akron, Ohio.   Under his guidance, the company grew to be the leading tire manufacturer in the world.  Judy Cook, LPHS Archivist, will share how Paul Litchfield’s family and upbringing informed this thoughts on business, character, and religion.  Find out how Litchfield Park got its name and why The Church at Litchfield Park was originally established as non-denominational church. Presented by the Litchfield Park Historical Society in partnership with The Church at Litchfield Park. For more information, visit http://lphsmuseum.org/ , email office@LPHSmuseum.org, or call 623 535-4414.
 

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08/13/19
Bingo Night - American Legion Post #61

The American Legion Post #61 hosts bingo each Tuesday night starting at 6:45 PM at, 35 N. Dysart Rd., Avondale.

Bingo nights have 17 games including Quickie, Early Bid, Double Action and a $1,000 progressive game.

Supports the are's youth and veterans.
For more info call 623-932-4960.

more info...
08/14/19
Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting

This meeting is open to Members of the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Time: 7:30 - 9:00AM
Location: Chamber Office, 289 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear

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08/14/19
Networking at Noon


Business & lunch networking event!

Open to all members of the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Non-members and guests may attend twice with no obligation.



Located at:
    Haymaker Restaurant Co.
    1800 N. Litchfield Rd.
    Goodyear, AZ 85338

more info...
08/14/19
Chili Cook-Off Committee Meeting

The committee has begun planning for the 2020 Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cook-Off!

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08/15/19
What You Need to Know About Moving into a Care Facility

Learn the answers to questions you have about selling your home, moving from home, cost of care, independent and assisted living options, emotional difficulties, and what is needed to transition into a care setting. 

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08/15/19
Portillo's Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Join us Thursday, August 15 at 10:00 AM for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Portillo's in Avondale!
10331 W. McDowell Rd, Avondale

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08/17/19
7 Strategies To Defeat A Bully

Teaching kids how to identify Bullying and how to stand up to it safely.

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08/19/19
Alzheimers Association Desert Southwest Chapter Support Group Meeting

There is no cost or commitment. Support groups provide a forum to share feelings, concerns, information and as a way of supporting and encouraging each other.

more info...
08/20/19
Estrella Toastmasters Meeting

Come out and join the Estrella Toastmasters group, they meet every Tuesday from 6:30 - 7:45am at the Chamber office, 289 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear

https://www.facebook.com/EstrellaToastmasters

https://www.meetup.com/EstrellaToastmasters

https://www.toastmasters.org/Pathways-Overview

more info...
08/20/19
Chamber Events Committee Meeting

Come and see what our Chamber Events Committee is all about! New members welcomed. Held at The Chamber, 289 N. Litchfield Rd.

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08/20/19
Preparing Your Marketing for the Holidays - Lunch N Learn



Preparing Your Marketing for the Holidays
It is never too early to start planning for the holiday season. In fact, some of the big box retailers start in April and May! With so much to plan for and consider, let us help teach you some of the best practices out there and how you can leverage the holidays to give your business a little boost!

Presented by Chris Amos, DexYP|Thryv

Lunch sponsored by DexYP|Thryv, please call the Chamber to reserve your seat 623-932-2260

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08/20/19
Main Event Avondale VIP Holiday Sneak Peek Reception

Are you thinking about celebrating the holidays with your team?...

If so, come and get a sneak peek at what Main Event has to offer at their upcoming VIP Holiday Sneak Peek Reception, Wednesday, August 7 from 4PM - 7PM. Team Main Event will be unveiling and treating guests to their new event menu.
 
Small or large groups, 25 - 1,500 guests, Main Event can make your holiday celebration and closing out 2019 amazing.
 
Call or email Cristina Mancini at Main Event to RSVP



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08/20/19
Bingo Night - American Legion Post #61

The American Legion Post #61 hosts bingo each Tuesday night starting at 6:45 PM at, 35 N. Dysart Rd., Avondale.

Bingo nights have 17 games including Quickie, Early Bid, Double Action and a $1,000 progressive game.

Supports the are's youth and veterans.
For more info call 623-932-4960.

more info...
08/21/19
Networking at Noon


Business & lunch networking event!

Open to all members of the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Non-members and guests may attend twice with no obligation.



Located at:
    Haymaker Restaurant Co.
    1800 N. Litchfield Rd.
    Goodyear, AZ 85338

more info...
08/22/19
Biz 2 Biz Expo

Like the name implies: it's business to business with members from all six West Valley Chambers of Commerce.

Exhibiting is a great way for others to learn about your business, feature your products, offer samples, and make connections at this dynamic event. This annual tabletop expo is THE business event for the West Valley.

While exhibit space is available only to Chamber Members, the event is free to attend.
Exhibitor Tables are Sold Out
It's free admission! Bring your Friends!

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08/22/19
Live Music at Wigwam Bar

Join us at Wigwam Bar Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays for live music 7-10pm, while sipping on a specialty cocktail from our Commemorative Cocktail menu, in celebration of our 90th Anniversary. 

more info...
08/23/19
Friday Business Connections

FBC is "The Place" for business professionals to come together to CONNECT, learn, and share ideas. This networking event is free to attend and everyone is welcome! Bring your business cards, your brightest smile, and a friend.

Doors open at 7:30am.

This event is free for Chamber Members and first-time attendees, there is a $5 cash only attendance fee for returning non-members.

more info...
08/23/19
Off The Hook Meat Shop Ribbon Cutting

Join us for the ribbon cutting of Off The Hook Meat Shop in Goodyear, AZ and enjoy food and drinks!

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08/23/19
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Strategies For Living Financially Free, for College Bound Students

We understand, now is the time to condition our college-bound students to become excellent financial stewards, by faith; learning and practicing solid principles according to the knowledge of God.

This is traditionally a 12th week National Empowerment Training Center Class called “Strategies For Living Financially Free,” we will complete in 3 full days. This class reveals what they need to know to conduct their due-diligence when stewarding and building wealth and to succeed in accomplishing their lifelong goals, through fulfilling their purpose in life.

Students will be assigned a curriculum based workbook. The workbook teaches them how not to allow the enemy to keep them from becoming financially free. 


 

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08/23/19
Live Music at Wigwam Bar

Join us at Wigwam Bar Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays for live music 7-10pm, while sipping on a specialty cocktail from our Commemorative Cocktail menu, in celebration of our 90th Anniversary. 

more info...
08/24/19
The Wigwam Wine Dinner

Sip and savor at The Wigwam during the intimate “Wine Dinner Series” featuring an exclusive four-course dinner presented by our award winning culinary team. Dinner begins at 7pm with a special menu Chef created to expertly pair and complement each wine served. Guests have the opportunity to interact with the Chef and the featured winery representative throughout the evening and gain insight on the art of pairing food and wine.  Austin Hope is the feature winery for the month of August. 
 

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08/24/19
Live Music at Wigwam Bar

Join us at Wigwam Bar Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays for live music 7-10pm, while sipping on a specialty cocktail from our Commemorative Cocktail menu, in celebration of our 90th Anniversary. 

more info...
08/27/19
Estrella Toastmasters Meeting

Come out and join the Estrella Toastmasters group, they meet every Tuesday from 6:30 - 7:45am at the Chamber office, 289 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear

https://www.facebook.com/EstrellaToastmasters

https://www.meetup.com/EstrellaToastmasters

https://www.toastmasters.org/Pathways-Overview

more info...
08/27/19
Hospitality Job Fair

Are you an employer in the Southwest Valley in the hospitality industry currently looking for superhero talent? Are you currently looking for a job in the Southwest Valley in the hospitality industry? This table top Job Fair is for you!
 
The Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce it’s first-ever Hospitality Job Fair on Tuesday August 27, 2019, 9:00am-4:00pm, at the American Sports Center Avondale.

Entry is free for job seekers, who are encouraged to complete the online pre-registration form. Every employer will receive a copy of the job seeker list. It is highly recommended they bring a pen, several copies of their résumé, and personal information to complete job applications.

Employer registration and guidelines are online, SouthwestValleyChamber.org. Table reservation is only $50. There is special pricing for Chamber members. Due to limited table space registration is required to secure a spot. Employer registration closes August 15. Sponsor opportunities are available. Contact the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce with any questions, 623-932-2260.
 

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08/27/19
CPR Grand Opening

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
4:00-5:00 PM
995 W Elliot Rd STE 3, Chandler, AZ 85225

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08/27/19
CPR Cell Phone Repair Chandler

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of CPR Cell Phone Repair in Chandler!

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08/27/19
How to Develop the Keys to Successful Sustainability Entrepreneurship

Have you thought of the positive financial and non-financial repercussions
that the implementation of sustainable strategies may have?
 
Discover the unique perspective of sustainability entrepreneurship
that combines the creation of social responsibility (people),
environmental stewardship (planet) and economic prosperity (profit)

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08/27/19
Bingo Night - American Legion Post #61

The American Legion Post #61 hosts bingo each Tuesday night starting at 6:45 PM at, 35 N. Dysart Rd., Avondale.

Bingo nights have 17 games including Quickie, Early Bid, Double Action and a $1,000 progressive game.

Supports the are's youth and veterans.
For more info call 623-932-4960.

more info...
08/28/19
Networking at Noon


Business & lunch networking event!

Open to all members of the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Non-members and guests may attend twice with no obligation.



Located at:
    Haymaker Restaurant Co.
    1800 N. Litchfield Rd.
    Goodyear, AZ 85338

more info...
08/29/19
Lunch N Learn-Managing Business Credit

As a small business owner, your most valuable asset is good credit. But strong credit isn’t something that you simply have or don’t have. Building credit is an active, ongoing process that takes careful management. We’ll cover how credit and lending work, explore the possibilities of credit financing during each stage of the credit lifecycle, and show you how to make the most of your credit opportunities – both traditional and nontraditional. Presented by Brandon Hughes from Wells Fargo Bank. Call the Chamber to RSVP 623-932-2260.
 

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08/29/19
Lunch N' Learn- Managing Business Credit

As a small business owner, your most valuable asset is good credit. But strong credit isn't something that you simply have or don't have. Building credit is an active, on going process that takes careful management. We'll cover how credit and lending work, explore the possibilities of credit financing during each stage of the credit lifecycle, and show you how to make the most of your credit opportunities- both traditional and nontraditional. Presented by Brandon Hughes from Wells Fargo Bank. Call the Chamber to RSVP 602-932-2260

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08/29/19
Snacks & Facts-Networking:Whats in it for me?

Every Business, large or small, has a reputation to build,earn and maintain. You've got "30 seconds" to tell the room all the what, how, where and when along wih the features and benefits of doing business with your company! And when your ime is up..............Did anyone beat a path to your door or buy up all your inventory? NO! So, what do you do next? Presented by Lan Nesper, Servpro of Avondale, Goodyear and SW Phoenix.

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08/29/19
Chamber Night Out - Dave & Buster's

The Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Dave & Buster's for a special night of connections. As a valued member of the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce, we are inviting you and a guest to be the first to sample Dave & Buster's new holiday menu and meet a variety of vendors. Attendees will enjoy a fantastic buffet of food, unlimited soft drinks, unlimited simulated game play cards, and a cash bar. 

This event is complimentary for Southwest Valley Chamber members, but members must RSVP to attend.

See you there!

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08/29/19
Live Music at Wigwam Bar

Join us at Wigwam Bar Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays for live music 7-10pm, while sipping on a specialty cocktail from our Commemorative Cocktail menu, in celebration of our 90th Anniversary. 

more info...
08/30/19
Live Music at Wigwam Bar

Join us at Wigwam Bar Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays for live music 7-10pm, while sipping on a specialty cocktail from our Commemorative Cocktail menu, in celebration of our 90th Anniversary. 

more info...
08/31/19
Live Music at Wigwam Bar

Join us at Wigwam Bar Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays for live music 7-10pm, while sipping on a specialty cocktail from our Commemorative Cocktail menu, in celebration of our 90th Anniversary. 

more info...