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Chamber 101 February 6, 2020
02/06/20 - 02/06/20
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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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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 next 10 days...
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01/17/20
 -01/31/20
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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01/20/20
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.

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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

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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
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

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.

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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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