Gilbert Chamber of Commerce News

Leading Edge Academy Gilbert names Simms new principal

Leading Edge Academy Gilbert will begin its upcoming school year under new leadership as it recently named Heidi Simms as its new principal.

Gilbert Rotary seeks sponsors for Trivia Night fundraiser

The Gilbert Rotary -- a service organization made up of local business, professional and civic leaders -- will host a “Trivia Night” fundraiser March 2 at the Southeast Regional Library Shakespeare Room.

Gilbert Leadership program marks 25th year with time capsule

Gilbert Leadership is celebrating its 25th year with the creation of a time capsule that is slated to be opened on the program's 50th anniversary.

Gilbert Chamber launches 'Adopt a Senior' holiday program

The Gilbert Chamber Foundation has begun its “Adopt A Senior” Program, marking the ninth year the foundation will help low-income, disabled and homebound seniors in conjunction with the Gilbert Senior Center.

Gilbert Chamber kicks off annual Holiday Bonus Card program, Tuesday Tastings

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has launched its annual Holiday Bonus Card program, along with its Tuesday Tastings and other special promotions.

ATSU back-to-school event provides health screenings, uniforms to local students

A.T. Still University (ATSU) recently provided nearly 200 Phoenix-area students with free health screenings, school uniforms and food during a back-to-school health fair held in Mesa.

Slyter joins Dignity Health facilities in East Valley

Mark Slyter was recently named president and CEO for Dignity Health Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers in the East Valley.

ACC rate review results in rate increase

For the first time in five years, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) has finalized a review of its rates and customers could see a 4.5 percent increase in electric costs.

Annual Safety Works Expo to be held Sept. 19

The annual Safety Works Expo will be held Sept. 19 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix, presented by CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Co.

United Food Bank in need of donations after freezer break

The United Food Bank is sending out an urgent plea to the community for food donations after a recent loss of over 21,000 pounds of food due to a main freezer malfunction.

Analysis shows proposed spring training facility could bring $278 million boost to Gilbert economy

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce and Elliott D. Pollack and Co. have released an impact analysis showing that Gilbert's proposed Major League Baseball spring training facility would bring thousands of jobs and an estimated $278 million boost annually to the local economy.

Gilbert Chamber to host Arizona Wilderness Brewing entrepreneur at GEM Talks

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce will host Arizona entrepreneur Jonathan Buford in September as part of its Gilbert, Entrepreneurial, Motivational (GEM) Talks series of interactive sessions.

Unison Bank unveils new Gilbert branch

Unison Bank recently opened a branch in Gilbert and will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony in September to celebrate the new branch.

'Most Likely to Succeed' screening slated in Gilbert

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the award-winning documentary "Most Likely to Succeed" on Aug. 10, with the local showing followed by group discussion.

Ma'am Exams to host grand opening for Gilbert location

Ma’am Exams, specializing in women’s care and concerns, will host a grand opening at its new Gilbert location.

Gilbert chamber to honor K-9 teams on Earth Day

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce is honoring K-9 police and fire teams by spending Earth Day cleaning and shining the town’s Crossroads Dog Park.

Gilbert Chamber solicits support for SB 1198

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce in Arizona urges all to show your support for SB 1198 that deals with ADA.

Budget among key issues as Gibert Chamber hosts legislators

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce recently reported about the Arizona state budget, and its unintended consequences for District 12 and its compliances.

Gilbert chamber endorses governing board candidates for two school districts

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has released its endorsements of governing board candidates for Gilbert Public Schools and Higley Unified School District.

Gilbert chamber offering chanced to visit Italy or the Danube

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Collette Vacations and Chamber Discoveries to offer two trips: one along the Danube and another along the coastal Italian cities of Pompeii and Amalfi.

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