News - Week of April 17

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April 14, 2019
CHAMBER NEWS – By Julie Brooks, Executive Director - Week of April 17, 2019
Lunch ‘n Learn Seminars
We are proud to offer seminars for learning, which will assist you in your place of business.
Chamber 101 on April 30th at 12 noon will provide members an opportunity to learn about programs available to help you succeed in your business.  Information about our chamber master program for you to upload job postings and provide us with material to include in our monthly newsletter. Bring a sack lunch, we’ll provide drinks.
Doing Business with the Town is open to the public on May 21st from 12 – 1p.m. You will learn what the Town Buys, How to register as a vendor, current and expiring contracts, how to respond to a solicitation and the impact of local spending.
Member Connections
Business after Hours Mixer – members and their accompanying guests are invited to this special mixer today, Wednesday April 17th at the historic Vulture City from 5:30-7 p.m.  Cost is $7 – RSVP 928-684-5479
Business over Breakfast- Please join us on Wednesday April 24th for our first of three morning breakfast meetings.  Hosted by Wickenburg Christian Academy, learn about programming; hear from member businesses and chamber programs. Fast paced 55 minutes.  Free RSVP 684-5479
Tourism News
The Arizona Office of Tourism reached out last week to include us in a Chinese Press Trip to Central, North Central and Northern Arizona during May 6 – 12.  Seven representatives from Beijing, Chengdu, Hangzhour and Los Angeles, along with AOT representatives will discover Arizona.  We are working on the local Itinerary, which will include overnight lodging, visiting the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, horseback riding and dinner with our tourism committee partners.
Happy Spring & Easter
Our local restaurants have Easter dining specials for you to make this special day even more so. Brunch and lunch reservations are underway for you to call and select a time best for you.  Review information online, posted on our Face Book page and with advertisements inside The Wickenburg Sun.  Our local grocery stores will have all the ingredients for you to purchase for your family dinner or picnic, as well as our merchants who have cards, Easter Basket items, and floral. As this holy season brings much thought and prayer, remember to view information about services available from our local churches.
Secured Document Shredding
We invite you to bring your documents to this bi-annual secure shredding event on Friday, April 26 from 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Chamber members get one banker box free and pay $5 afterwards for each box. General public cost is $10 per box.  The mobile unit will set-up near by the chamber office in our parking lot.  Good time to purge files!
Mark Your Calendar for Fun!
We are proud to sponsor each year the first Saturday in May, our Spring Street Dance and Food Truck Fest.  This year the date is Saturday, May 4th on Apache Street and Stone Park near the library.  Food trucks will serve a variety of foods & sweets, along with availability for beer, wine and soft drinks.  We’ve hired a great Arizona Band- Old School Logic to play music from 5:30-9 p.m.
Invite your friends, bring a chair and get comfy at a picnic table – dancin’ under the stars is fun!
Special thanks to our Chairman Circle members whose contributions help with expenses.