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Posted: Friday, June 11, 2010 6:30 pm

Ahwatukee Little League donates check for fireworks

Red, White and Boom chairman Jeff Schenk recently accepted a $500 donation from Ahwatukee Little League. This is the second year Ahwatukee Little League has helped the community support the fireworks.

 

Eye Priority hosting fundraiser to benefit Red, White & Boom

If you are due for an eye exam, schedule it in June at Eye Priority and help support the fireworks celebration while taking care of your eye health.

During the month of June, a portion of Eye Priority’s proceeds from each Optomap digital imaging scan will be donated to the fireworks fund. The quick and painless procedure usually enables patients to avoid dilation drops and provides a clear digital image of the back of the eye.

Eye Priority is at 15725 S. 46th St., Suite 112. To make an appointment, call (480) 893-2300.

 

 

Commemorative “Boomer Bear” offered to benefit the fireworks

The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce is in the process of raising money for the 2010 Red, White & Boom Community Fireworks Celebration and is offering commemorative Boomer Bears for just $15 each. Each plush bear stands 13 inches high and has a paw stamped with “2010.” The bears are made by Toy Town in Ahwatukee Foothills. 

To purchase bears or donate to the Ahwatukee Red, White & Boom Fireworks, visit www.ahwatukeechamber.com.

 

Free breakfast club meeting focuses on long-term care

Cynthia Fick of Financial Life Planners, LLC will host a free breakfast club meeting from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 17, at Mimi’s Café, 4901 E. Ray Road. The topic is “Long-Term Care: The U.S. Government has a Plan for Your Long-Term Care – Do You?”

For more information or to RSVP, call (480) 346-4073.

 

Von Hanson’s celebrating sixth anniversary

Von Hanson’s Meats & Spirits at 2390 N. Alma School Road in Chandler is celebrating its sixth year anniversary this month and will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 19. Fresh brats will be offered for 99 cents a pound (2 pound limit) and a variety of items will be available to sample.

 

Nominations open for annual Business in the Arts Awards

Nominations are being accepted in six categories for the 20th annual Business in the Arts Awards.   Winners will be announced at the Business in the Arts Awards Breakfast, presented by Wells Fargo, taking place from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, at The Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel.

The categories are Large Business Partner of the Year, Mid-Size Business Partner of the Year, Small Business Partner of the Year, Arts Organization of the Year, Arts Advocate of the Year and Arts Board Member of the Year.

The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Monday, July 5.

Nomination forms and guidelines are available at www.abcannualawardsbreakfast.org or by calling (602) 234-4711. 

 

Ahwatukee Chamber events

June  12, all day, Fireworks fundraiser, Dairy Queen, southwest corner of 48th Street and Warner Road.

June 14, noon to 1 p.m., Health insurance lunch and learn for small business owners, Chamber offices. To register, e-mail Christine@AhwatukeeChamber.com

June 16, 8 to 9 a.m., LeadZSmart Networking Group, Chamber offices.

June 16, Ahwatukee After Five evening mixer, Spooner Physical Therapy, 16611 S. 40th St., Suite 130. Mexican fiesta. 

June 17, 5 to 9 p.m., Red, White & Beautiful spa night to benefit the fireworks. Ahwatukee Country Club, 12432 S. 48th St. $35. 

June 22, noon, Social Media Toolkit Roundtable, Chamber offices. Bring your laptop.

June 23, 8 to 9 a.m., LeadZSmart Networking Group, Chamber offices.

June 23, 6 to 9 p.m., Fireworks fundraiser, Ruffino Wine Tasting, 4902 E. Warner Road. $35 per person at the door.

June 24, 8 a.m., Get to Know Your Chamber, Chamber offices. RSVP to info@ahwatukeechamber.com.

June 26, 6:30 p.m., LuLu’s “Night Golf” Tournament at The Lakes. 6:30 p.m. dinner and drinks, 8 p.m. night golf. $40 per person, includes green fee, cart fee, range balls, glow in the dark ball and necklace, dinner and two drink tickets. Space limited. RSVP by June 18 to lulugolf@cox.net or (480) 650-7975.

June 30, 8 to 9 a.m., LeadZSmart Networking Group, Chamber offices.

The Chamber offices are at 10235 S. 51st St., Suite 185. For more information, call (480) 753-7676 or visit www.ahwatukeechamber.com.

 

East Valley Business Breakfast Group

The East Valley Business Breakfast Group meets on the third Thursdays of each month from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Chandler Police Department, 251 N. Desert Breeze Blvd., Chandler.

The EVBBG is a not-for-profit volunteer organization promoting growth of small, minority, women and diverse business owners. No membership is required, and services are provided by experts and professional mentors.

For more information, e-mail evbizdev@gmail.com.

 

LeadZSmart business meetings on Wednesdays at chamber

A LeadZSmart Leads Group meets every Wednesday at the Ahwatukee Chamber of Commerce, 10235 S. 51st Street, Suite 185. A meet and greet starts at 7:30 a.m. and the meeting is from 8 to 9 a.m.

All who attend will have a 60-second intro at the beginning of the meeting, followed by a 10-minute member presentation. The meeting will also include a helpful lead referral lesson and group discussion.

For more information, e-mail Christine Marek at info@PhoenixMarketingLtd.com or Judy Young at judyyounghomes@cox.net.

 

Interested in hosting a chamber event?

Hosting an event for the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce is a way to get your business noticed.

Tuesday morning mixers are from 8 to 9 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at a local business. Dates needing hosts are July 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9 and Dec. 14. Wednesday evening mixers are from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, also at local businesses. Open dates are June 16, July 21, Aug. 18, Oct. 20 and Nov. 17.

For detailed hosting information, contact Christine at (480) 753-7676.

 

 

CONTACT WRITER:

(480) 898-7924

or jwalker@ahwatukee.com

 

 

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