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Get The Most Out Of Facebook
02/20/20 - 02/20/20

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Business & Breakfast February 2020
02/26/20 - 02/26/20
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Chamber 101 March 5, 2020
03/05/20 - 03/05/20
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Content Marketing For Small Business
03/19/20 - 03/19/20
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Chamber 101 April 2, 2020
04/02/20 - 04/02/20
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Chamber 101 Morning April 14, 2020
04/14/20 - 04/14/20
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Branding For Small Businesses
05/21/20 - 05/21/20
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Personalization - Re-Energize Your Email Marketing
06/18/20 - 06/18/20
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Understanding The Numbers Google Analytics
08/20/20 - 08/20/20
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Holiday Marketing Prepare For The Holidays Now!
09/17/20 - 09/17/20
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Getting The Most Out Of Your Website
11/19/20 - 11/19/20
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Creating A Marketing Strategy For 2021
12/17/20 - 12/17/20
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Events in the month of January 2020
DateEvent
01/01/20
Chamber Office Closed

Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce office will be closed Monday December 23 - January 1 2020. The office will reopen on Thursday January 2, 2020 at 8:00am.

Please remember to thank our military, police, fire, other first responders and their families for watching over us during the holiday.

01/03/20
Grand Opening: Crunch Fitness Avondale

Come out and celebrate with all of us!

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01/04/20
Dynamic Combative Solutions-AZ CCW 6hr Class (East Valley)

During this 6-hour non-shooting course we will review the basic components of legal Concealed Carry Weapons, mental awareness, interactions with law enforcement and how to properly plan for before and after a self-defense conflict. All necessary paperwork will be provided and your application and fingerprint cards will be completed during class. Following the completion of the course, you will be able to submit your completed packet to DPS for a Concealed Weapons Permit issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
 

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01/04/20
Dynamic Combative Solutions - EDC Essentials

EDC Essentials 

The EDC Essentials course builds upon the skills found in the Holster Fundamentals course and on your own personal experience. This course focuses on the more complex thinking on your feet required for defensive carry. This course will take you out of the comfort zone of what you think you know and present you will real life scenarios and judgmental shooting. This is an 7-8 hour class not including lunch.

Focus areas within this course include:

  • Drawing from Concealment
  • Accuracy with shooting the first shot from the holster
  • Multi-round shots & follow through
  • Reloads and malfunctions under timed induced stress
  • Shooting under timed induced stress and follow through assessment
  • Judgmental shooting

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01/04/20
Dynamic Combative Solutions-AZ CCW 6hr Class

During this 6-hour non-shooting course we will review the basic components of legal Concealed Carry Weapons, mental awareness, interactions with law enforcement and how to properly plan for before and after a self-defense conflict. All necessary paperwork will be provided and your application and fingerprint cards will be completed during class. Following the completion of the course, you will be able to submit your completed packet to DPS for a Concealed Weapons Permit issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
 


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01/06/20
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.

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01/07/20
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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01/08/20
Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting

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

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01/08/20
Grand Opening: Cafe Rio Mexican Grill Goodyear

Celebrate the grand opening of the newest Cafe Rio! 

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01/08/20
Networking at Noon

The ultimate 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

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01/09/20
Grand Opening: Panera Bread Goodyear

Celebrate the grand opening of the newest Panera Bread! 

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01/09/20
Chamber Mixer: Arthur Murray Dance Center

Get your dances shoes on for Arthur Murray Dance Center. 

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01/10/20
Friday Business Connections

Friday Business Connections  - FBC - is "The Place" for business professionals to come together to connect, learn, and share ideas. You'll have a chance to tell everyone about your business and there's always a guest speaker. Bring your business cards, your brightest smile, and a friend.
 
Main Event Entertainment
10315 W McDowell Road
Avondale, AZ 85392
Doors Open at 7:15am.
Meeting Starts Promptly at 7:30am.

Entry is included with Chamber membership.
Professionals who are not a member of the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce are welcome to attend. First meeting will be as a guest. Only $5 for non-members to attend additional meetings.

 

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01/11/20
Dynamic Combative Solutions - Precision Rifle I/II

Precision Rifle I/II

DCS Precision Rifle I/II takes the basic skills needed for engaging targets at distance and how to apply those skills on targets at distances up to 600 yrds away. Students will work in pairs to understand spotter/shooter roles and responsibilities. Students will learn how to create range cards, perform range estimations using their scope and apply ballistic calculations to adjust for windage and elevation to accurately engage targets with 1st round hits on target. Students will also learn holdover techniques to speed up their target engagements.
 

Focus areas within this course include:

  • Rifle construction
  • Ammunition, Optics, Ranging targets
  • Calibers
  • Ancillary gear
  • True Elevation adjustments and travel with their optic
  • Bullet Drop compensation
  • Setup and placement
  • Range Cards
  • Range estimation

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01/12/20
Dynamic Combative Solutions - Precision Rifle III

Precision Rifle III: Precision Long Range Rifle

This 2 day class combines what you have learned in the DCS Precision Rifle II and will add more complication to push you further than you have ever shot before, 1000+ yds. Students will work in pairs to review spotter/shooter roles and responsibilities. Students will review range cards, perform range estimations using their scope and apply ballistic calculations to adjust for windage and elevation to accurately engage targets with 1st round hits. Students will also learn holdover techniques to speed up their target engagements.
 

Focus areas within this course include:

  • True Elevation adjustments and travel with their optic
  • Bullet Drop compensation
  • Setup and placement
  • Range Cards
  • Range estimation
  • Windage adjustments
  • Truing your ammunition

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01/14/20
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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01/15/20
Networking at Noon

The ultimate 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...
01/15/20
EMCC Scholarship Tribute Concert: Mick Adams and The Stones

Wild horses won’t be able to keep Rolling Stones fans away from Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) next week. Mick Adams and the Stones, the first of six tribute band concerts scheduled for January and February at the Performing Arts Center (PAC), takes the stage at 7 p.m. Jan. 15. Tickets start at just $20 and a portion of the proceeds benefits EMCC’s Fine & Performing Arts Scholarship Fund.
Attendees to the Jan. 15 show are sure to get plenty of satisfaction as Mick Adams and the Stones has been named one of the top 10 tribute bands in the world by “Backstage Magazine” and has secured the endorsement of former Atlantic Records President Jerry Greenberg, Ryan Seacrest, and Mark Cuban. The band has been featured twice on AXS TV’s “The Worlds Greatest Tribute Bands” and was the only band chosen by Cuban out of seven seasons to perform a private concert for Comcast and AXS Television.
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01/16/20
HOA Landscape Management

Come learn how to improve the efficiency of your irrigation system.  Knowing landscape basics can assist Board members, property managers and landscapers manage their landscape and provide beautiful spaces. 
 

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01/17/20
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Food Drive

Over summer, millions of kids lose access to their only steady source of food: school lunches.

So, this past spring, we revved up efforts at every location in order to collect donations for local food banks in the communities we serve.

For our 8th Annual Food Drive, we want to thank our customer, teammates and partners for all your help in reaching our most ambitious goal ever:

5 million meals

Over the past eight years, our teammates, customers and partners have come together to donate more than 19 million meals to 60+ food banks across 37 states, and we couldn’t be prouder. Local food banks are stretched thin over summer, and our donations allow them to stay strong for their communities’ most vulnerable.

We don’t think our purpose is limited to restoring vehicles to pre-accident condition.

We aim to live our purpose - Restoring the Rhythm of Your Life: one meal, one kid, one community at a time.

 


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01/17/20
Centerra by Landsea Homes Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Please join us on Friday, January 17th at 12:00pm for a ribbon cutting ceremony as we introduce our new home community of Centerra by Landsea Homes to the Goodyear community and public.

Landsea Homes is excited to become part of the Goodyear community and looks forward to partnering with the city, chamber and other local businesses. 

Single-Family, Detached Homes
Approx. 1,217-2,490 square feet
Up to 6 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms 
Starting from the mid- $200,000s 

 
 

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01/18/20
Centerra by Landsea Homes Grand Opening

NEW Single-Family, Detached Homes starting from the mid- $200,000s! Bring your friends and family and stop by our grand opening event on Saturday, January 18th from 11am-2pm. Enjoy face painting and balloon twisting, tasty treats and giveaways- and of course, tour our beautiful model homes! 

Single-Family, Detached Homes
Approx. 1,217-2,490 square feet
Up to 6 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms 
Starting from the mid- $200,000s 
 

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01/18/20
Landscaping for small spaces

Do you have a small landscape area in the front and back of your home? Come learn which plants will fit your space beautifully and require little maintenance. 


 

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01/18/20
Self Defense Adult Fitness Seminar

Join us for our FREE Self Defense and Fitness Seminar for adults who would like to learn effective basic defense techniques that could potentially save your life and enjoy an easy and fun fitness workout to feel ebtter and relief stress.
No experience required!

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01/20/20
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.

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01/21/20
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...
01/22/20
Networking at Noon

The ultimate 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...
01/23/20
Lunchtime Theater presents, Phoenix Opera: Let Us Entertain You!

Lunchtime Theater featuring Phoenix Opera: Let Us Entertain You!

Join us in the beautiful Arts HQ gallery of West Valley Arts for a lunchtime performance!
Brought to you by West Valley Arts with Surprise Arts & Cultural Advisory Committee.

About Phoenix Opera Let Us Entertain You: Phoenix Opera returns for the 4th season to feature two rising young Stars to entertain you with the most popular songs from Broadway to Opera! Let Us Entertain You 

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01/23/20
Hummingbird and Butterfly Gardening

Discover the habitat needs and best plants to incorporate into your landscape for attracting adult butterflies, as well as plants that allow them to complete their life cycle. 

 

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01/23/20
So, You Want to Publish A Book?

A free workshop for authors, teaching about the many ways to publish a children's or nonfiction book, will be offered in Avondale, on January 23, 2020, at 7:00 P.M. The workshop, held at the Residence Inn, 11465 W Hilton Way, is free of charge and pre-registration is required. Please visit http://smalltoothdog.com/authoreducation to learn more. 

Avondale, AZ-  If you’ve ever wanted to publish a nonfiction book or create an entertaining children’s book, this “So, You Want to Publish a Book?” interactive workshop is for you. Join Sean Buvala of The Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing Group as he walks you through the no-holds-barred realities of modern publishing. Learn about three current models of publishing including traditional, hybrid, and self-publishing. Learn why writing your book is the easiest part of the process. You’ll learn what not to do and what you must start doing right away. We’ll cover what you need to know to get started and how to possibly have your book published within the next 24 months.

“Becoming an author is a process that seems shrouded in mystery. We’re going to help folks chart a path for their book. There’s nothing for sale at this workshop, so we hope folks come ready to learn and actively participate,” says Sean Buvala, who is both an author and publisher at The Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing Group. 
 

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01/24/20
Friday Business Connections

Friday Business Connections  - FBC - is "The Place" for business professionals to come together to connect, learn, and share ideas. You'll have a chance to tell everyone about your business and there's always a guest speaker. Bring your business cards, your brightest smile, and a friend.
 
Main Event Entertainment
10315 W McDowell Road
Avondale, AZ 85392
Doors Open at 7:15am.
Meeting Starts Promptly at 7:30am.

Entry is included with Chamber membership.
Professionals who are not a member of the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce are welcome to attend. First meeting will be as a guest. Only $5 for non-members to attend additional meetings.

 

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01/25/20
Maricopa County Master Gardener Citrus Clinic - West Valley

Join the University of Arizona Master Gardeners to learn citrus care, fruit tree selection, and date growing for the AZ low desert.

The citrus clinics, now in their 17th year, feature the foremost state citrus experts, including The University of Arizona faculty and noted local professionals. The experts will present eight learning stations on topics such as how to select and plant fruit trees appropriate for our climate, date growing for the home gardener, citrus fertilization, irrigation, pruning, and how to solve fruit tree problems through pest identification and management. While you are there, do not miss the display of more than 100 citrus varieties and sample many of the varieties made available that day.


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01/25/20
Declutter Your Life: Tax Time Tips

Make tax time less taxing with Wendy and Jeannie. Your Declutter Coach and Westvalley Accounting have partnered up to bring you Tax Time Tips for small businesses and entrepreneurs.


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01/25/20
Open House

Open House ar 1909 N. 127th Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392
Four bedroom, three bath, 2,494sf

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01/25/20
Trick a Troll, Fool the Ferocious: Storytelling for Aduls

Avondale, AZ-   How does one confront undisciplined power? "Trick a Troll, Fool the Ferocious" is the theme of the upcoming concert blending traditional storytelling and spoken word for adults. Continuing the west-valley storytelling series “StoryRise,” tellers from across the valley will share their takes on the theme.  A discussion of the art form and the tales follows. $10, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. The concert is held at the Residence Inn in Avondale, 11465 W. Hilton Way. This performance is not intended for children. For more information and tickets, please see the StoryRise website at http://www.storyrise.com. 

“The ‘One Story, Many Voices’ approach to this night gives our tellers all one task: to interpret a very specific set of traditional folktales for modern audiences,” says Sean Buvala. Sean has been working nationally in storytelling for 34  years and is recognized for his storytelling by the National Storytelling Network with their "Oracle Award."

Buvala added, "We want to be sure that folks understand this is not a children's event. Our storytelling is intended for adults and mature teens. We like to call these nights the 'no bunny slippers' events, referring to the famous footwear of young children. People sometimes hear the word 'storytelling' and think cute, little story-times at the local library. This presentation is nothing like that at all."

For more information, please see the StoryRise website at http://www.storyrise.com . 
 

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01/28/20
Chamber 101: Morning Edition - Registration Closed


Registration for this event is closed.
 

Chamber 101 Morning Edition is designed to accommodate those with busy schedules and no lunch time availability.

Join us at Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino for an hour of lively, fast-paced and information-filled presentation showing you the basics of our Chamber memberships. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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01/28/20
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...
01/29/20
Networking at Noon

The ultimate 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...
01/29/20
EMCC Scholarship Tribute Concert: One of these Nights- Tribute to The Eagles

ONE OF THESE NIGHTS promises exactly that….an unforgettable night featuring the music of the Eagles – one of the most successful rock bands of all time!

ONE OF THESE NIGHTS takes the audience on a journey through all the Eagles’ ‘sounds,’ from tasteful country rock, complete with full harmonies, to hard rocking tunes that highlight the Eagles’ extraordinary catalog.

The show features the band’s greatest hits like “Hotel California,” “Desperado,” “Lyin’ Eyes,” “Life In The Fast Lane,” “Take It Easy,” “Already Gone,” “One Of These Nights” and many others – all presented in a highly entertaining production with uncanny accuracy. It was these and other Eagles’ tracks that earned the band seven #1 singles, six Grammys, five American Music Awards and six number one albums.

John Waxman and JD Madrid have teamed-up with fellow stellar musicians to create one of the best sounding Eagles’ tribute bands touring today. Recognized for their uncanny accuracy to the original, ONE OF THESE NIGHTS is a pure and simple tribute to the Eagles!


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01/30/20
Vegetable gardening in the desert

New to the valley and want to start a veggie garden? Learn strategies to overcome the challenges of our environment. Class will cover planting seasons and watering.   

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01/31/20
Morning Schmooze: National Bank of Arizona

Chamber members and their guests are invited to start your morning with the friendly people at National Bank of Arizona!

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