Mesa Chamber of Commerce News

MESA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Garden Pool celebrates non-profit growth and unveils storefront in Mesa

Garden Pool (GP), an international NGO, celebrated the grand opening of the Garden Pool storefront and Farmer's Corner on July 30 in the El Rancho Del Sol complex, 659 E. Main St.-- a first-of-its-kind market which provides materials for local patrons to build and maintain their own at-home gardens.

Senate passes $716 billion defense bill named for McCain

The U.S. Senate recently passed legislation named in honor of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) that supports $716 billion in funding for national defense.

Dentistry school students volunteer for annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk

More than 500 students and faculty from A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) participated in the Ninth Annual Arizona Oral Cancer Walk at the Phoenix Zoo this month.

Local charity holds TopGolf fundraiser to help the homeless

House of Refuge is asking individuals and businesses to participate in a fundraising event for the homeless on May 4 from 6-9 p.m. at TopGolf Gilbert.

SRP to host its 11th annual Water Conservation Expo

Valley residents will learn how to save water and money since outdoor use accounts for about 70 percent of the Phoenix metropolitan area’s water use.

SkyBridge Arizona creates international air cargo hub

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will be home to SkyBridge Arizona's new operations, a move that is expected to create 17,000 direct and indirect jobs and marks the first international air cargo hub which will house Mexican and U.S. Customs.

Health sciences students build ramp for Mesa resident

Students at A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Health Sciences recently partnered with the Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun to build an accessibility ramp at the home of a Mesa resident with a chronic pulmonary disease.

Southeast Valley Realtors recognized for global business alliance

The Southeast Valley Regional Association of Realtors has become Arizona’s only award-winning Global Business and Alliances Council as named by the National Association of Realtors as a Gold Council 2017 Global Achievement Program.

Salt River Project applauds Valley businesses for energy conservation

Salt River Project recognized 15 Valley businesses for their conservation efforts during its recent Champions of Energy Efficiency Awards Luncheon, marking the fourth year it has honored local companies for their energy-saving commitments.

Mesa Community College student awarded $1,500 scholarship

A Mesa Community College student is the recipient of a $1,500 Robert Greenberg Scholarship awarded by the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) to pursue an education in broadcast engineering and technology.

Hacienda HealthCare to mark 50 years in operation

Hacienda HealthCare will celebrate its 50th anniversary this month and will host a community event to mark the organization’s milestone.

Over 250,000 bottles of water donated to Mesa’s water challenge so far

Campaigning by local leaders has yielded over 267,000 donated bottles of water since June for the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign’s One Ton Water Challenge.

Ribbon-cutting held for Mesa Veterans Resource Center

The Mesa United Way, with the Mesa Chamber of Commerce and Mesa Community College, on Aug. 2 hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting for the Mesa Veterans Resource Center.

Berge Ford Collision Repair Center receives Assured Performance certification

Berge Ford Collision Repair Center has received certification from Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, for its adherence to manufacturer specifications in repairing Automaker brand vehicles and to manufacturer’s specifications.

Blood donors receive free Sunsplash Waterpark admission through Monday

Residents can make a difference for hospital patients as blood donors and receive a free pass to a local water park through Monday.

Mesa Chamber to host open house, ribbon cuttings

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce along with two United Way groups and MyNewsMesa.com recently moved their headquarters to Mesa Community College's downtown campus.

Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign aims to help with effects of summer heat

Half a million bottles of water will help to stave off extreme heat for Mesa residents this summer with the 11th annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign underway.

Blinds Chalet offers education program for professionals in Mesa

Mesa-based interior design company Blinds Chalet is offering an enhanced support system for interior designers, contractors and property management professionals with its free upgraded design education program.

Mesa’s House of Refuge triumphs over loss of HUD funding

Thanks to community support, the Mesa-based House of Refuge has overcome its loss of Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding to remain in service for the area’s homeless families.

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