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									                    A Bi-monthly Newsletter for Members of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce                                    September/October 2006

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SHOWCASE SPONSORS                                                                           It’s Showtime…
LEAD ROLE                                                                                   Tradeshow Time
                                                                                            That Is!
                                               Premiering one day only on THE BIG SCREEN!
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS                            We went back to the Groovy 60’s & 70’s… and then we hopped on our surfboards to Catch the Wave…
                                               this time We’re Going to the Movies! On Thursday, September 28, the Scottsdale Area Chamber of
                                               Commerce will hold its annual fall Scottsdale Business Showcase tradeshow at the Chaparral Suites Resort
                                               Scottsdale. In keeping with it’s status as a signature event of the Chamber, this unique themed Business-
                                               to-Business tradeshow features more than 100 exhibitors and consistently draws close to 1,000 attendees.

                                               As part of the event lineup since the early 80’s, the Scottsdale Business Showcase is regarded by many as
                                               the best business-to business event of the year, upholding its reputation of quality and impact. Our
                                               tradeshows provide a platform to help local companies market their products and services to a business
                                               audience and maximize their investment. At the same time, attendees have the opportunity for business
                                               potential by networking and making connections. All participants gain valuable exposure with potential
DIRECTORS                                      customers and business professionals, having unlimited opportunities to develop profitable business
Adventures 2000                                relationships. Now that’s a reputation we like to have!
Best Buy
Comerica Bank                                  So don’t miss out on this must-attend networking opportunity. With our reputation on the line for our
                                               high energy, entertaining and themed events, we promise this year’s Showcase will be a ‘Box Office Hit.”

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT                           See you at the show!
Payroll Solutions

PRINT MEDIA SPONSOR                                                              Scottsdale Business Showcase B2B Tradeshow
                                                                                 Thursday September 28, 2006
                                                                                 Chaparral Suites Resort Scottsdale
                                                                                 Grand Ballroom
AUTO SPONSOR                                                                     5001 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ

                                                                                 Open AND FREE to the public to attend!
                                                                                 Complete with theme, music, FREE FOOD and entertainment!

                                                                                 For more information visit

      The Chair                                   21st Annual Sterling Awards
                                                  Excellence • Innovation • Stewardship
                                                                               As the Chamber’s signature event, the Sterling Awards pro-
                                Kurt                                           gram embodies the spirit of our organization by celebrating
                                Brueckner,                                     the people and companies that make our community a
                                Chairman                                       great place to live, work and play. Over the years we have
                                                                               honored our best corporate neighbors and brightest rising
                                of the                                         stars. Celebrating its 21st incredible year, The Sterling
                                Board                                          Awards began as the Small Business Awards and has
                                                                               evolved as our business community has grown. In addition
      Scottsdale is fortunate to have a           to small business, we now recognize an outstanding non-profit, micro business and
      strong business community to provide        large business, evaluating the contributions of each based on quality, innovation and
      leadership to the City and community        community leadership.
      stewardship through its business
      practices. Once a year, the Scottsdale      Thursday, November 9th, 2006                  Sponsorship Opportunities
      Area Chamber of Commerce recog-             11:00am-1:30pm                                Tina Miller, Director of Partner Council &
      nizes those businesses which demon-         The Phoenician, 6000 E. Camelback Rd.         Sponsorship Sales, 480.949.6283 or
      strate excellence, innovation and                                               
                                                  Individual Tickets: $75.00
      have made significant contributions
                                                  (Early Registration Pricing)                  Corporate Table Sponsorships – $1,300
      to our community.

      Recognizing that different businesses       Register online:        Register by phone: 480.355.2700
      contribute in different ways, we
      celebrate winners in four categories:
      Micro-Business, Small Business, Big
      Business and Non-Profit. To make             Marquis Sponsor          Non-Profit Award Sponsor            VIP Reception Sponsor
      Scottsdale the vibrant and successful
      community it is, we need both large
      and small businesses working together
      with nonprofit organizations to make
      Scottsdale the gem of the jewelry
      store. Non-Profit entities are recognized
      for their impact on the social, cultural,
      educational and/or economic well-
      being of its constituents.
                                                              The Micro Business Award recognizes an entrepreneurship or emerging
      Please join us in recognizing our out-                  business exhibiting success through innovation, creativity and collaboration.
      standing companies by attending the                     2005 Sterling Award Recipient – media88
      Sterling Awards Luncheon at the
      Phoenician on Thursday, November
      9th. At the Chamber, we are proud                       The Small Business Award recognizes a small business demonstrating
      of all the fine companies in our                        success through product or service innovation, quality and professionalism,
      membership, and realize we could                        and has made contributions to community-oriented projects.
      not accomplish our goals without
      their assistance. To all the Chamber                    2005 Sterling Award Recipient – Prestige Cleaners
      members, thank you for your contin-
      ued effort and support to make our
                                                              The Big Business Award recognizes significant contributions to quality
      City, the Chamber and the business
                                                              of life and the economic fabric of the community.
      community the best it can be.
                                                              2005 Sterling Award Recipient – Scottsdale Insurance Company

                                                              The Non-Profit Award recognizes a non-profit’s impact on the social,
                                                              cultural, educational and/or economic well-being of its constituents and/or
      Kurt Brueckner, Board Chair, Scottsdale
                                                              the broader community.
      Chamber of Commerce
      Titus, Brueckner & Berry P.C.                           2005 Sterling Award Recipient – McDowell Sonoran Conservancy

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            Calendar of Events
            SEPTEMBER 2006                                          OCTOBER 2006

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              10     11     12      13    14     15    16             15      16      17       18       19       20   21        GOT GAME?
                                                                                                                                      BRING IT ON!
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                                                                                                                                5 NETWORKING PROGRAMS.
              24     25     26      27    28     29    30             29      30      31                                             100+ PROSPECTS.
                                                                                                                                ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES.
            Tuesday, September 5th                                  Tuesday, October 3rd, 7:30–8:30 a.m.
            7:30– 8:30 a.m.                                         Ambassador Committee Meeting                             Chamber Members FREE / Guests $10
            Ambassador Committee Meeting                            Borders (Scottsdale Waterfront)                            Events occur 7:15 to 9:00 a.m.
            Red Lobster                                             7135 E. Camelback Rd. #140
            3360 N. Scottsdale Road                                 (W of Scottsdale Rd.)
                                                                                                                                    Thursday September 7th
            By Invitation only.                                     By Invitation only.
                                                                                                                                 30-Second Claim to Fame
            Wednesday, September 20th                               Wednesday, October 18th                                      Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall
            11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.                                    11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.                                   7014 E. Camelback Rd. (W of Scottsdale Rd.)
            ProWomen Luncheon                                       ProWomen Luncheon                                            Located in the food court area
            Featured Guest: Sandra Panek,                           Featured Guest:                                             Breakfast catered by City Kitchen
            of Body & Soul Spa                                      Dr. Pamela Martin of Homeward Bound
            Orange Tree Golf Resort                                 Orange Tree Golf Resort
            10601 N. 56th Street                                    10601 N. 56th Street
            (on 56th St. N of Shea Blvd.)                           (on 56th St. N of Shea Blvd.)
            Chamber Members $25 / Non-members $35                   Chamber Members $25/Non-members $35
            Advance registration required.                          Advance registration required.
                                                                                                                                  Thursday, September 21st
            Wednesday, September 27th                               Wednesday, October 25th                                        No Rules Networking
            8:00 –10:00 a.m.                                        8:00–10:00 a.m.                                               Franciscan Renewal Center
            Business Smartz Workshop                                Business Smartz Workshop                                5802 E. Lincoln Drive (W of Mockingbird)
            In partnership with The Arizona Republic                In partnership with The Arizona Republic
            Break the Rules…Close More Sales                        The Top Ineffective Habits of Sales People
            Presented by Jack Lindsley                              Presented by Dale Wernette
            of Sandler Sales Institute                              of SHERPA & Associates
            Scottsdale Community College in the Airpark             Scottsdale Community College in the Airpark
            14350 N. 87th St.                                       14350 N. 87th St.
            (Near Raintree and the 101)                             (Near Raintree and the 101)                                      Thursday, October 5th
            Chamber Members Free / Guests $20                       Chamber Members Free / Guests $20                            30-Second Claim to Fame
            Advance registration required.                          Advance registration required.                               Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall
                                                                                                                           7014 E. Camelback Rd. (W of Scottsdale Rd.)
            Thursday, September 28th                                Thursday, October 26th
                                                                                                                                 Located in the food court area
            3:00 –7:00 p.m.                                         5:00 p.m. –7:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                            Breakfast catered by Paradise Bakery Café
            Scottsdale Business Showcase                            Taste of Italy
            and Business After Hours                                A Business After Hours Event
            Chaparral Suites Resort Scottsdale                      Maggianos Little Italy
            5001 N. Scottsdale Rd.                                  16405 N. Scottsdale Rd.
            (NE corner of Chaparral)                                (S of FLW Blvd., E of Scottsdale Rd.)
            Admission Free!                                         Chamber Members Free / Guests $10
                                                                    Food. Fun. People. That’s how we network!
                                                                                                                                   Thursday, October 19th
                                                                    (All event details are subject to change.)                  4-Minute Business Exchange
                                                                                                                                      Eurodream Kitchen
                                                                                                                                  8670 E. Shea Blvd., Ste.101
                                 REGISTER FOR EVENTS ONLINE @
                                                                                                                                        (W of the 101)

                                                       Counseling is available to members at the Scottsdale Area
                                                       Chamber office on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
                                                       and at the Scottsdale Airpark, (University of Phoenix) on                       For more information
                                                       Mondays from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Appointments in                      contact Teresa Ribbe, 480.949.2166
                                                       one hour increments). Please call the Chamber office to                  or
                                                       make an appointment: 480.355.2700.

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       New Member Profiles                                                                                  Please welcome the following new chamber
                                                                                                            members who joined us in May & June 2006!

        1st Monarch Mortgage                     Bella Vita of Scottsdale                   Cobblestone Auto Spa                      Designs of Interior–South Scottsdale
        Brian Cowan                              Shiloh Wisham                              April Dormal                              Eric Hartel
        1951 W. Camelback Rd. #350               5995 N. 78th St.                           15816 N. Pima Rd.                         4501 N. Scottsdale Rd. #105
        Phoenix, AZ 85015-3403                   Scottsdale, AZ 85250-6121                  Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1918                 Scottsdale, AZ 85251-7603
        (480) 391-1023                           (480) 659-9303                             (602) 788-9274                            (480) 949-4566                       
        I Get Deals Done! With more experi-      Why Bella Vita? Minutes from the           Offers full-service car wash, auto        A full-service home furnishings and
        ence, contacts and sheer desire, every   acclaimed Camelback Mountain,              detailing, quick lube, windshield         interior design resource. You will enjoy
        deal gets done!                          amazing shopping and nightlife,            repair/replacement, a 24 hour market      a personalized experience unmatched
                                                 exceptional value from $150’s to           and gasoline/diesel.                      by any other company-accessing a
        Advance Look Building Inspections        $240’s. Six floor plans.                                                             wide selection of quality merchandise.
        Luke Kjolhede                                                                       Comerica Bank
        15560 N. Frank Lloyd Wright #B4          Brain State Technologies                   Kim Kaseta                                Diversified Financial Services
        PMB 439                                  Peter Gerdes                               7306 E. Shea Blvd                         Sue Pierce
        Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2020                14350 N. 87th St. #180                     Scottsdale, AZ 85260-6412                 P.O. Box 26357
        (480) 275-2003                           Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2659                  (480) 367-9230                            Scottsdale, AZ 85255-0122                      (480) 588-6840                                             (480) 773-0035
        A full-service home inspection agency             Looking for superior customer service     CPA’s offer financial and accounting
        with AZ licensed and certified mold      The cutting edge in neurofeedback,         with a smile from your Financial          consulting services to clients.
        inspectors on staff and $1M E&D/         utilizing proprietary brain mapping        Institution? Choose Comerica Bank.        Experienced COO and CFO’s, offer
        liability insurance. Phones answered     and training methodologies to harmo-       Come visit us today!                      management, strategic planning, and
        24 hours a day.                          nize and balance the brain, allowing                                                 organizational development services
                                                 for optimum performance, creativity        Cow Punchers Catering                     to clients.
        Alliance Bank of Arizona                 and vitality.                              Bob Willis
        Greg Barrett                                                                        1356 E. Cloud Rd.                         Dream Dinners–Scottsdale
        7373 N. Scottsdale Rd. #A195             Buchalter Nemer                            Desert Hills, AZ 85086-8410               Liz Pierson
        Scottsdale, AZ 85253-3593                Steve M. Fox                               (623) 492-9840                            8670 E. Shea Blvd #102
        (480) 998-6500                           4600 E. Shea Blvd. #100                         Scottsdale, AZ 85260-6656            Phoenix, AZ 85028-6031                     Cowboy Food: Mesquite Smoked,             (480) 951-3407
        A “super community” commercial           (602) 234-0563 Ext:1829                    Grilled, Mouth Watering, Beef Brisket,
        bank with local decision making,                          Pork, Chicken, Ribs, Butter Parsley       As the originator of the meal assembly
        focused on Arizona’s business, profes-   Founded in 1948. Areas of expertise        Potatos, Cowboy Beans, Honey Butter       concept, Dream Dinners lets you
        sional and real estate community         include: corporate and business            Biscuits, Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler        choose wonderful entrees that you
        along with individuals seeking person-   practices, litigation, labor and employ-   and more.                                 assemble and then serve in the weeks
        alized banking service.                  ment, estate and trust planning, taxa-                                               ahead. Coming to Scottsdale Fall ‘06.
                                                 tion, intellectual property, landlord-     CPTG
        Almond Brothers                          tenant and real estate transactions.       Nathan Wilson                             Educational Outfitters
        Alicia Crabb                                                                        7150 E. Camelback Rd. #444                Matthew Leckrone
        2546 E. Indian School Rd.                Charity Benefits Unlimited                 Scottsdale, AZ 85251-1257                 7901 E. Thomas Rd. #103B
        Phoenix, AZ 85016-6737                   Kyle Bell                                  (480) 477-8109                            Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6541
        (602) 955-0909                           14879 N. 100th Way                                             (480) 429-5136                   Scottsdale, AZ 85260-9207                  Call Plan USA provides local, long
        Makers of the finest Cinnamon            (602) 692-0731                             distance (toll free, termination) data,
        Roasted Almonds and Homemade              interactive marketing and call report-    Efe’s Photography
        Fudge. Personalize our labels with       Take the stress out of raising money       ing services. We can service your voice   Efe Babacan
        your company’s logo to create an         for your organizations fundraising         and data needs.                           17212 N. Scottsdale Rd. #3419
        upscale gift for your clients.           event. We will bring exciting consign-                                               Scottsdale, AZ 85255-9610
                                                 ment silent and live auction items with    Debra Obrock-RE/MAX Fine                  (480) 254-8134
        Arts & Business Council                  no risk.                                   Properties                      
        of Greater Phoenix                                                                  Debra Obrock                              Weddings, Engagements, Corporate
        Debra M. Paine                           Chicago Title                              21000 N. Pima Rd.                         conventions, Special events.
        Two N. Central #2200                     Terri L. Castro                            Scottsdale, AZ 85255-6665
        Phoenix, AZ 85004-4406                   6991 E. Camelback Rd. #D103                (480) 688-2000                            El Dorado Ranch–
        (602) 364-7457                           Scottsdale, AZ 85251-2465                                                            San Felipe Mexico              (480) 990-3888                             Desert Retreat Salon & Spa                Linda Buchanan
        Creates partnerships between busi-                Terra Wales                               5333 N. 7th St. #A206
        ness and the arts through specialized    Experienced title and escrow services      11675 N. 136th St. #105                   Phoenix, AZ 85012-2804
        programs that advance these partner-     to realtors, brokers, bankers, lenders,    Scottsdale, AZ 85259-3778                 (623) 337-2159
        ship connections and sustain a vital     Builders and investors in residential      (480) 767-2566                            El Dorado Ranch – a master planned
        community.                               and commercial real estate in Arizona,                                               community on the aqua Sea Of
                                                 for more than 25 years.                    Designers Café                            Cortez in beautiful San Felipe, Baja
        BDO Seidman, LLP                                                                    Mary Krause                               Mexico.
        Terrence Kelly                           Clutter Rehab                              8208 E. Weldon Ave.
        2201 E. Camelback Rd. #360               Renee Belise                               Scottsdale, AZ 85251-5861                 Elite Senior Care
        Phoenix, AZ 85016-3463                   8390 E. Via de Venture #F110               (480) 947-2585                            Dr. Carolin Leong
        (602) 956-3400                           Scottsdale, AZ 85258-3189                              6210 E Thomas Rd. #100                              (480) 226-5874                             Website maintenance, business images      Scottsdale, AZ 85251-7003
        A national professional services firm                       and logo creation, advertising, company   (480) 945-3929
        providing assurance, tax, financial      Professional organizing firm providing     newsletters, sales and customer service
        advisory and consulting services to      organizational processes for residential   databases, database design and main-      A non-medical home care company.
        private and publicly traded businesses   and business clients. Services include:    tenance, computer network support,        We specialize in helping the elderly
        for 95 years.                            paper management/file systems, time        security camera installation and VOIP.    remain independent in their own
                                                 management, training, keynote speech-                                                home.
                                                 es, productive environment audits.                                                                                (Continued)

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      New Member Profiles                                                 (continued)

      First Edition Community                      (480) 515-6140                             healthier, more active and independ-        Kindly Communications
      Credit Union                                              ent lifestyle.                              Tina Kind
      Jean Lukens                                  A 60-year history as being one of the                                                  8375 E. Via de Ventura #A202
      10440 N. 32nd St.                            nations’ premier providers of home         Inter-Tel Incorporated                      Scottsdale, AZ 85258-3125
      Phoenix, AZ 85028-3825                       loans and equity products. We provide      Rick Piorkowski                             (480) 388-6277
      (602) 404-2976                               top notch service with quick closings      4310 E. Cotton Center Blvd #A-100                       and highly competitive rates!              Phoenix, AZ 85040-8852                      Graphic design in the U.S. and
      Full service financial institution servic-                                              (602) 231-5151                              Germany. Experienced in producing
      ing valley residents and select employ-      Good Life News, Inc.                                        websites and print advertising for
      ee groups for more than 50 years.            Joe Carroccio                              Provides simple business telephone          companies such as Airbus, Mercedes,
      We offer a wide variety of financial         12031 N. Colony Dr.                        systems, communications products;           and Greenpeace. Special events—
      services and benefits.                       Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-4635              applications utilizing networks and         17-foot multimedia Iball.
                                                   (480) 329-3957                             server-based communications soft-
      Fitness Elements & Associates                               ware; plus voice and data network           Life Time Fitness Scottsdale
      Natalie Pyles                                We publish the Arizona Good Life           design, custom application develop-         Laura Messerli
      20660 N. 40th St. #2151                      News, a bi-monthly, Valley-wide,           ment and financial solutions.               6850 E. Chauncey Ln
      Phoenix, AZ 85050-7322                       paper which contains inspirational                                                     Phoenix, AZ 85054-5150
      (480) 419-6462                               articles and great information.            Islands Restaurant                          (480) 538-9009                    20,000 copies. All color ads.              Leonard Hawkins                   
      Fitness Elements & Associates LLC                                                       14826 N. Pima Rd.                           Life Time Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:LTM)
      is a full service Fitness company that       Gotcha Covered–Scottsdale                  Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2681                   operates distinctive and large sports
      provides Individualized programs and         Todd Brecht                                (480) 609-5176                              and athletic, professional fitness, family
      guaranteed results. Set up your free         17406 E. Via del Oro                               recreation and resort/spa centers.
      consultation today!                          Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-8524              Fresh food with friendly service in a
                                                   (480) 816-5935                             fun atmosphere. Original menu fea-          Life Transcendent LLC                                   turing gourmet hamburgers, specialty        John Strasser
      Frank McElroy                                A turnkey windows coverings busi-          drinks in a fun tropical theme.             10575 N. 114th St. #103
      3131 N. 70th St. #2006                       ness. We bring the showroom to the                                                     Scottsdale, AZ 85259-4908
      Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6385                    customer’s home. we measure and            James J. Everett & Associates, P.C.         (480) 344-7713
      (602) 690-2109                               install. We guarantee your satisfaction!   James Everett                                                                                         11811 N. Tatum Blvd #4010                   Sales Performance, Sexual Abuse,
      Bring on-site corporate chair massage        Guardsman Furniture Pro                    Phoenix, AZ 85028-1660                      Domestic Violence, Trauma, Education,
      into your office. In a 15-minute             Brian Nowakowski                           (602) 230-2212                              Stress & Anxiety, Sports Performance,
      session, you and your employees              2010 E. University Dr. #16                              Accelerate Success, Test Taking
      can reduce stress and fatigue, while         Tempe, AZ 85281-4682                       Attorney, Certified Tax Specialist and
      increasing alertness and renew energy.       (602) 952-2142                             former Internal REvenue Service Senior      Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
                                                                 Trial Attorney. Law firm concentrating      Jessica Ramsden
      Freestand Financial                          Wood furniture refinishing, repair, and    in tax, estate planning, business, cor-     10605 N. Hayden Rd. #G 101
      Brenda Clausen                               refurbishing. Kitchen cabinet refur-       porate and asset protection.                Scottsdale, AZ 85260-5594
      1813 E. Baseline #102                        bishing, chair regluing. Leather repair,                                               (480) 922-5675
      Tempe, AZ 85283-1504                         cleaning, and conditioning. In shop or     Keller Williams Realty–           
      (480) 216-2711                               on site. Pick-up/delivery available.       Jack Stoops, CLSS                           Our scientifically-based learning                                                                     Jack Stoops                                 programs develop language and
      Brenda Clausen, Freestand Financial          Imprints                                   8525 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd. #100              literacy skills necessary for reading,
                                                   Steve Beinhorn                             Scottsdale, AZ 85255-3581                   spelling, comprehension, critical
      Fulcrum Group                                P.O. Box 3640                              (602) 370-1878                              thinking, and math.
      Lamar Whitmer                                Cottonwood, AZ 86326-2561                  I buy and sell land and lots (usually
      PO Box 1832                                  (727) 535-9492                             large acreages) for individual investors.   Lovin’ Life After 50
      Scottsdale, AZ 85252                                      Land buys for groups of people.             Carmella Diamond
      (480) 945-4879                               Specializes in inventory/asset labels,     Certified Land Sales Specialist.            40 N. Sunway Dr., #1
      Fulcrum Group provides consulting            tamper evident security labels and                                                     Gilbert, AZ 85233-5037
      services to businesses, institutional        decals of all types. We have no mini-      Keller Williams Realty-Roz Ortega           (602) 438-1566
      entities and sophisticated investors.        mums and very fast turnaround times.       Roz Ortega                        
      Services include strategic/situation                                                    7400 E. McDonald Dr. #115                   #1 monthly newspaper for 50+
      analysis, operational trouble-shooting,      Indian Paradise                            Scottsdale, AZ 85250-6099                   marketing in Arizona and Nevada.
      and managing special projects and            Atul Chopra                                (480) 226-9615                              77% of 200,000+ circulation is direct
      processes.                                   15111 N. Hayden Rd. #170                              mail. Advertising to our seniors means
                                                   Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2555                  Roz Ortega is a realtor specializing in     business to your company.
      Gatesix, Inc.                                (480) 483-9284                             Scottsdale and has built a successful
      Manish Mamnani                                        consultant career in the Spa and            Margo Doolittle REALTOR–
      22601 N. 19th Ave. #214                      Real authentic cuisine of North India      Skincare Industry spanning more than        Windermere
      Phoenix, AZ 85027-1321                       in the heart of Scottsdale. Voted best     25 years.                                   Margo Doolittle
      (623) 572-7725                               Indian cuisine in Flagstaff—now in                                                     2730 W. Agua Fria Frwy #100                              Scottsdale.                                KFNN 1510AM Financial                       Phoenix, AZ 85027-7202
      Your Technology Partner. From web                                                       News Radio                                  (623) 680-7986
      development and Internet marketing           Interlink Mortgage Corporation             Shelley Simmons                   
      to custom software and business pro-         Ruth LeFlore                               4800 N. Central Ave.                        Real estate, residential—new and
      ductivity solutions, we can design,          7310 N. 16th St. #210                      Phoenix, AZ 85012-1722                      resale—luxury homes. Specializing in
      develop and support your technology          Phoenix, AZ 85020-5260                     (602) 241-1510                              Cave Creek, Carefree and Glendale.
      needs.                                       (602) 216-2300                   
                                                                Radio that makes you money!                 Merrill Lynch–Cheryl Gruetzmacher
      GMAC Mortgage Corp                           “Reverse Mortgage Division” Helping        Listen Live Anywhere, Anytime,              Cheryl Gruetzmacher
      Simma Robbins                                seniors access their home’s built-up       @                              23350 N. Pima Rd.
      8502 E. Princess Dr. #180                    wealth for tax-free income for the                                                     Scottsdale, AZ 85255-3627
      Scottsdale, AZ 85255-5489                    financial freedom to live a happier,                                                   (480) 513-2207

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        Your financial life goes beyond stocks      (480) 659-4492                             Keith James                               We coach entrepreneurs to increase
        and bonds. Shouldn’t your financial           5125 N. 16th St. #A-121                   their revenue dramatically. We help
        strategy do the same? Let me build a        *Sterling Silver Jewelry for FREE to my    Phoenix, AZ 85016-3937                    design the business owner’s perfect
        holistic comprehensive plan just for you.   hostesses                                  (602) 561-1198                            life to ensure all aspects of business
                                                                                                                   life and personal life are in alignment.
        Merrill Lynch–Marilyn Gentilotti            Nello’s, Old Town                          Publish all your important news for
        Marilyn Gentilotti                          Tyler Carpenter                            free! is the fastest growing     Puzzle Strategists
        6730 N. Scottsdale Rd. #150                 7213 E. 1st Ave.                           newspaper in America and in Arizona.      Cary Pollack
        Scottsdale, AZ 85253-4415                   Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4403                  Your News, Your Story, Your Life.         P.O. Box 7343
        (480) 607-8844                              (480) 946-2020                                                                       Cave Creek, AZ 85327-7343                   Casual neighborhood eatery, great          Passport Unlimited                        (480) 538-3343
        I draw on Merrill Lynch’s global            Chicago style pizza, fresh salads,         Mike Sullivan                   
        resources and team of specialists to        sandwiches, pasta. Also we have a          23050 N. 87th Ave.                        “Putting The Pieces Together”—
        provide a customized approach to the        full bar with an emphasis on well          Peoria, AZ 85383-1885                     assists small to mid-sized companies in
        needs of businesses and individuals.        balanced wines.                            (623) 322-5947                            strategy development and mentoring,
                                                                                                      building their team and board, and
        Meso Beauty                                 Not Home Alone                             Provides unmatched dining privileges      raising capital.
        Scott Wasserman                             Denise S. Maxcy                            at some of Arizona, Washington,
        20201 N. Scottsdale Healthcare Dr.          34522 N. Scottsdale Rd. #D8                Oregon, California and Idaho’s top        Radiator King
        #250                                        PMB 165                                    restaurants. A Passport Card can be       Steve Smith
        Scottsdale, AZ 85255-4138                   Scottsdale, AZ 85262-1270                  used as a recruiting and retention        9550 N. 90th St. #6
        (480) 821-6376                              (480) 236-6474                             incentive.                                Scottsdale, AZ 85258-5050                                                                               (480) 860-1470
        Full service cosmetic surgery facility      Professional, experienced pet/house        Pavilion House                            Are you looking for an honest auto
        offering the most advanced plastic          sitting service serving Scottsdale north   Christal Blue                             mechanic? We are a full-service auto
        surgery and non-surgical procedures.        of 101 and Carefree/Cave Creek. In-        7620 E. McKellips Rd. #4                  repair shop! Come by or call us.
                                                    your-home care for your pet. Excellent     PMB 214                                   God bless you!
        Michael Coggins DMD                         references. Bonded and insured.            Scottsdale, AZ 85257-4646
        Michael Coggins                                                                        (480) 233-7672                            Radisson Fort McDowell
        10265 N. Scottsdale Rd.                     Nouveau Riche                              Pavilion House provides safe supportive   Resort & Casino
        Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-1424              Frank McKinley                             housing/life management for people        Becky Moore
        (480) 948-2750                              8912 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd. #F9              who meet the criteria seeking to move     10438 N. Fort McDowell Rd.              Scottsdale, AZ 85255-3649                  from shelter to economic stability —      Scottsdale, AZ 85264-3106
        Scottsdale Center for Advanced              (480) 664-9467                             a “jump start” program.                   (480) 789-5300
        Microscope Dentistry focuses on                                                          
        improving the health and beauty of          Building wealth through real estate,       Paychex Inc.                              Scottsdale’s only resort and casino!
        your natural teeth and replacements         it’s no accident that 72% of million-      Aaron Mitchell                            Mountain views, high-speed internet
        with 21st century technology, the           aires have made or keep their wealth       5353 N. 16th St., #200                    and Sleep Number® beds. Conference
        microscope, and service.                    in real estate. Learn how the right way!   Phoenix, AZ 85016-3225                    Center, restaurant, spa and golf.
                                                                                               (602) 266-3660                            Group tours, team building and horse-
        Michael Neslen, CPA, P.C.                   OnPoint Direct                                              back riding.
        Michael Neslen                              Deborah Carr                               A leading national provider of payroll,
        3838 N. Central Ave. #1810                  16641 N 91st St                            human resource, and benefits out-         RE/MAX at The Ridge–Brie George
        Phoenix, AZ 85012-3531                      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1550                  sourcing solutions for small to medium-   Brie George
        (602) 374-3225                              (480) 212-9000                             sized businesses.                         4045 E. Union Hills Dr. #106
        Specializes in tax, accounting, and                                                                Phoenix, AZ 85050-3388
        business consulting for small business-     Provides high quality ink and toner        Phoenix Coca Cola                         (480) 522-8220
        es. We specialize in the construction       supplies at a great price direct to        Bottling Company                
        and medical industries.                     consumers and small business through       Laurin Price                              I am a Residential Real Estate Agent
                                                    organizations and Independent agents       1850 W. Elliot Rd.                        for RE/MAX at The Ridge specializing
        Mickey’s Hangover                           throughout the united States.              Tempe, AZ 85284-1004                      in Relocation.
        Randy Smith                                                                            (480) 345-3000
        4312 N. Brown Ave.                          Open Throttle Marine                                        RE/MAX–Deuitch Group
        Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3308                   Anna Adkins                                Coca Cola Enterprises employs more        Donata Myer
        (480) 425-0111                              9440 N. 75th Ave. #100                     than 73,000 employees worldwide.          8901 E. Mountain View Rd. #201                     Peoria, AZ 85345-6611                      24 million vending machines & coolers     Scottsdale, AZ 85258-4424
        A retro cool lounge and restaurant.         (623) 487-4041                             that retail more than 550 different       (602) 413-1899
        It’s like hanging out in your grandpar-                 products in 7 beverage categories.
        ent’s basement with gourmet grub            A family-owned and operated boat           54,000 vehicles for deliveries.           The Deuitch Group collaborates as a
        and great service.                          dealership in Peoria with a Mercury                                                  team in all real estate transacations.
                                                    Marine approved service center and         Phoenix International Raceway             Call us for the benefits of having a
        Murray & James Consultants                  a fully stocked accessory center.          Glenda Clark                              team represent you.
        Chuck Gamble                                                                           7602 S. Avondale Blvd
        14758 N. 90th Pl.                           OSI Strategic Receivables                  Avondale, AZ 85323-9514                   Realty Executives–
        Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2700                   Outsourcing                                (623) 463-5400                            Joseph Maggiore
        (480) 205-5951                              Linda Simmons                                        Jospeh Maggiore                      20401 N. 29th Ave. #110                    A multi-use motorsports facility that     10607 N. Hayden Rd. #100
        “Provides all levels of software expert-    Phoenix, AZ 85027-3154                     hosts three major weekends annually,      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-8511
        ise for database, website and com-          (623) 580-6200                             with two NASCAR NEXTEL Cup events         (602) 418-2473
        plete system and sub-system design                     (April, November), and the Grand
        and integration on a contract basis.        OSI’s strategic management approach        American Rolex Sports Car Series.         Dedicated to making the complete
        Mainframe and network solutions are         delivers measurable results—signifi-                                                 experience smooth as possible, I am a
        provided.”                                  cant cost savings, streamlined opera-      Prosperity Coaching, LLC                  Certified Relocation Specialist; work
                                                    tions & better customer service            Suzanne Muusers                           great with families, pets and other
        Nancy Langello–Sterling Silver              through end to end capabilities across     6350 N. 78th St. #259                     special needs situations.
        Nancy Langello                              the credit to cash cycle.                  Scottsdale, AZ 85250-4783
        183 W. Primoroso Dr.                                                                   (480) 922-1723

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      New Member Profiles                                               (continued)

      Reliable Tech                              management, project management,            Serenade Catering                         (602) 885-7710
      Avi Shtutman                               construction administration and            Brian Banasek                   
      5234 E. Herrera Dr.                        inspection on all types of infrastruc-     124 W. Main St.                           Our mission to help our clients run
      Phoenix, AZ 85054-7181                     ture projects, including roads, bridges,   Mesa, AZ 85210-7310                       their businesses better using Business
      (602) 284-9555                             utilities, subdivisions, building.         (602) 717-2028                            Process Improvement methods and                                                                        applied technology to improve produc-
      What makes us deferent from other          Sales and Management                       We specialize in creating the most        tivity, efficiency, quality and profits.
      companies is that we provide com-          Training, LLC                              exciting cuisine and chocolate fountain
      plete technology solutions for small       Rick Green                                 experience since 1998. Come in and        Sylvan Learning Center
      and medium size businesses.                7949 E. Vista Dr.                          see us at our new restaurant S’ Bistro.   Doris Schmeling
                                                 Scottsdale, AZ 85250-7639                                                            12002 E. Shea Blvd. #6
      Restorations Unlimited LLC                 (866) 970-2420                             Serenity Salon & Day Spa                  Scottsdale, AZ 85259-4163
      Bob Nau                                         Keith Nicholson                           (602) 953-3070
      11424 E. Renfield Ave.                     Sales and management training              8989 E. Via Linda #108                    Tutoring for ages four through high
      Mesa, AZ 85212-4154                        consisting of management develop-          Scottsdale, AZ 85258-5407                 school. Wide variety of programs
      (480) 358-1802                             ment, professional sales, effective        (480) 860-2336                            including: math, writing, study skills,
      General contractor specializing in         communications and human relations,           SAT/ACT and programs for gifted chil-
      home remodeling, kitchens, bath-           training tomorrows professional today.     A full-service Salon/Spa offering pack-   dren. Currently two Scottsdale locations.
      rooms, additions, garages—building         Time management and handling               ages for every occasion and event.
      quality through integrity!                 objections clearly.                        Soothing pedicures, nail treatments,      Sylvan Learning Center
                                                                                            relaxing massage, rejuvenating facials,   Doris Schmeling
      Richard Goldberg, Attorney                 Savannah Mortgage Co.                      innovative cuts and styling.              6969 E. Shea Blvd. #550
      Richard Goldberg                           Glenn Regan                                                                          Scottsdale, AZ 85254-5227
      26820 N. 45th Pl.                          9220 E. Raintree Dr. #100                  SIX                                       (602) 953-3070
      Cave Creek, AZ 85331-6679                  Scottsdale, AZ 85260-7589                  Randy Smith                               Tutoring for ages four through high
      (480) 502-5992                             (480) 282-5000                             7316 E. Stetson Dr.                       school. Wide variety of programs
      An AV-rates commercial trial attorney                 Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3406                 including: math, writing, study skills,
      focusing on business disputes and          A full-service mortgage broker that        (480) 663-6620                            SAT/ACT and programs for gifted chil-
      family law. For professional services      can tailor any loan around your needs.                               dren. Currently two Scottsdale locations.
      at a fair fee, call Mr. Goldberg at        We also have our own in-house title        One of the nation’s premiere enter-
      480-502-5992.                              company.                                   tainment destinations. Designed to        The Capital Grille Scottsdale
                                                                                            appeal to those who appreciate an         Keri Mahoney
      Robert Kelley P.C.                         Scottsdale Community College               inviting environment of luxury and        16489 N. Scottsdale Rd.
      Bobby Kelley                               Business Institute                         personalized service. Have a drink        Scottsdale, AZ 85254-1578
      15160 N. Hayden Rd. #100                   Brenda Maynard                             and be pampered.                          (480) 348-1700
      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2585                  14350 N. 87th St. #185                                                     
      (602) 405-6250                             Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2659                  Skin Novations                            The Capital Grille invites you to enjoy                          (480) 425-6922                             Sharon Covey                              dry aged steaks, chops, fresh seafood
      A residential real estate specialist for                        7900 E. Thompson Peak #102                and an award-winning collection of
      first time buyers to investors. Whether    Scottsdale Community College               Scottsdale, AZ 85255-7400                 more than 400 wines.
      you are looking to move up, relocate,      Business Institute. Airpark Location.      (480) 502-9061
      or rent a home, I can help.                                                                    The Center for Muscular
                                                 Scottsdale Jean Company                    If there was something you could          Pain & Tension
      Robert S. Wade–Vision Financial            Steven Koeppel                             change or improve about your skin,        Elayn Glena
      Consultants                                14747 N. Northsight #106                   would it be lines and wrinkles, discol-   2929 N. 81st Pl.
      Robert S. Wade                             Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2632                  oration, acne, sun damage, coarse         Scottsdale, AZ 85251-5825
      15849 N. 71st St. #100                     (480) 905-9300                             texture, scarring…or something else?      (480) 945-0516
      Scottsdale, AZ 85254-2179                                                                         Ultimate relaxing neuromuscular mas-
      (480) 281-1595                             More than 80 brands of premium             Smithco Marketing                         sage. Body recalibration for accidents,         denim and casualwear for men and           & Communications Inc.                     injuries or chronic pain. Customized
      Robert Wade, offers investments            women. We also feature Kiehl’s skin,       Kelly Smith                               nutrition, hydration and exercise con-
      including stocks, bonds, mutual funds,     hair and body care products.               455 N. 3rd St. #350                       sulting. Your health is your wealth—
      401(k), Safe Harbor, SEP, retirement,                                                 Phoenix, AZ 85004-3941                    achieve your potential!
      college planning, insurance and estate                             (602) 443-0030
      planning.                                  Becky Thielen                                             The Kercsmar Law Firm, P.C.
                                                 7339 E. Evans #100                         A full-service agency that delivers       Geoffrey Kercsmar
      Ross Brown Partners                        Scottsdale, AZ 85260-3190                  unique, integrated marketing              3260 N. Hayden #204
      Hank E. Gries, II                          (480) 505-7810                             solutions to a diverse client base.       Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6651
      8925 E Pima Center Pkwy, #200                                                                       (480) 421-1001
      Scottsdale, AZ 85258                       Your total Valley resource featuring a                    
      (480) 362-9500                             calendar of events and a complete          Jim Christian                             A litigation boutique focusing on                          business directory. Book your travel and   8150 E. Raintree #D                       commercial litigation, employment
      A Scottsdale-based commercial real         golf online or search homes for sale.      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2539                 disputes, intellectual property litiga-
      estate services company, specializing                                                 (480) 353-6312                            tion, construction disputes, class
      in brokerage and management of             Sea Side Reservations                                      actions and complex consumer claims.
      industrial and office properties.          Bonnie Jarvis                     is devoted to providing
                                                 13636 N. Tatum Blvd.                       quality Internet Marketing Services.      The UPS Store–In the Airpark
      Salaber Assoc., Inc.                       Phoenix, AZ 85032-6400                     We get your website ranked on all of      David Rogoff
      Justin Fornelli, P.E.                      (602) 404-2982                             the major Search Engines.                 15111 N. Hayden Rd. #160
      5125 N. 16th St. #B223                                                                         Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2555
      Phoenix, AZ 85016-3929                     Located in Rocky Point, Mexico, has        Software, Systems                         (480) 483-0200
      (602) 244-1700                             the largest selection of beachfront        and Solutions L.L.C.                                    resort condominiums and single family      Ralph Butler                              Business cards, digital printing, graphic
      Construction Management/Civil              homes for nightly or weekly rentals.       8776 E. Shea Blvd #B3A-315                design, mailboxes, office supplies,
      Engineering. Provides construction         “The Rocky Point Experts”                  Scottsdale, AZ 85260-6649                 packing, shipping and more. The UPS

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        Store is the one store for all your           Tom Clyde Tile Contractor                Unique Scottsdale Homes                        Washington Federal Savings
        business needs.                               Thomas Clyde                             Melissa O’Connell                              J J. Flannigan
                                                      11541 E. Rutledge                        (480) 451-0747                                 8120 N. Hayden Rd. #E106
        The Urban Table                               Mesa, AZ 85212-4138                              Scottsdale, AZ 85258-2465
        Traci Zitzer                                  (480) 262-5748                           Boutique real estate company special-          (480) 368-2723
        10674 E. Bahia Dr.                            Installation of tile and marble          izing in Scottsdale homes. Our goal is
        Scottsdale, AZ 85255-9044                     for floors walls, showers, and           to provide outstanding service to              A portfolio lender that specializes in
        (602) 531-4704                                countertops. 23 years experience         home buyers and sellers through com-           residential land development loans,                         in custom work.                          munication, education, and personal            spec construction lending to home
        We prepare fresh, healthy, seasonal                                                    accountability.                                builders, residential investment property
        and hand selected organic food and            Touch of Tranquility                                                                    financing, and multi-family loans.
        food stuffs made from scratch. Eat in,        & Compass Development                    Unlimited Resolutions
        take out, corporate catering and box          Michele Pendegar                         Mediation, Inc.                                Woodbridge Custom Homes
        lunches.                                      7301 E. 3rd Ave. #308                    Judie Shaffer                                  Amber Booth
                                                      Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4460                2919 N. 73rd St.                               16050 N. 76th St. #201
        The Wolff Company                             (480) 773-4933                           Scottsdale, AZ 85251-7226                      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1634
        Tim Wolff                                     Third Avenue Lofts in Old Town           (480) 994-8763                                 (480) 538-9200
        8320 E. Hartford #100                         Scottsdale. Upscale urban lifestyle.                         
        Scottsdale, AZ 85255-5590                     Concierge, fitness center, heated        Scottsdale’s newest resource for busi-         We provide the valley’s most discrimi-
        (480) 315-9595                                pool/spa, BBQ area, underground          ness and family conflict resolution.           nating home buyer with an unparal-                                parking, electronically secured.         Mediation is the cost effective, time          leled, luxury, living experience. We
        A third generation, family owned and          Furnished or unfurnished.                efficient alternative to going to court.       build only in North Scottsdale’s most
        operated group of companies involved                                                                                                  exclusive communities.
        in the development, acquisition and           Tru-View Fencing, LLC                    Vision Holidays
        management of commercial and                  Matthew Segerstrom                       Chris Bonhagen                                 Yankee Bush Software LLC
        multi-family properties.                      31572 N. Blackfoot Dr.                   2634 Airport Dr. #106                          James Wilcox
                                                      Queen Creek, AZ 85243-6335               Las Vegas, NV 89032-4317                       3370 N. Hayden Rd. #123
        Third Shift Photography                       (480) 987-3900                           (702) 647-7700                                 PMB 585
        Erin O’Connell                                                        Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6632
        910 E. Excuda Dr.                             Secure fencing without the cage!         A division of Vision Airlines, creates         (814) 688-2410
        Phoenix, AZ 85024-1143                        Custom glass pool barriers, custom       and markets all-inclusive vacation   
        (480) 329-9243                                glass railing systems and custom glass   packages at Scottsdale’s finest resorts        Embedded Software Development
        A phoenix-based company specializing          property fences.                         and premiere hotels:             Company
        in event and corporate photography.                                                    for more information.

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        Membership Renewals
        Please join us in recognizing our renewing Chamber Members for May and June 2006.
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        Member Since 1960                       Millennium Dental Associates            Palladium Scottsdale Apartment Homes    GolfGM
        Salt River Project                      Scottsdale Sister Cities Association    Presently Perfect                       Graphix Magic & Web Marketing
                                                                                        Saddleback Communications               Hot Air Expeditions Inc.
        Member Since 1964                       Member Since 1992                       Seasons Gourmet Catering                Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort
        Prestige Cleaners/Corporate             Franciscan Renewal Center               US Arrangers                            KFNX News Talk Radio 1100
                                                Heckman Marketing Associates Inc.                                               Michael J. House, CPA, P.C.
        Member Since 1965                                                               Member Since 2001                       Papago Buttes Church of the Brethren
        Paddock Pool Construction Co.           Member Since 1993                       Anne Cornelius, CPA, P.C.               Paradise Bakery & Cafe
                                                McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park        Mullins Creative, Inc.                  Personalized Expressions
        Member Since 1975                       Sun Devil Trophy Inc.                   Rima Fine Art & Custom Framing          Purcells Tire & Rubber Co.
        Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center   The Blue Moose                          SmithGroup Incorporated                 RHL Design Group Inc.
                                                                                        Western International University        SCORE
        Member Since 1978                       Member Since 1994                                                               Starwood Vacation Ownership
        Fry Investment Company                  Ascension Lutheran Church               Member Since 2002                       SuperShuttle International
        Valley of the Sun United Way            DMB Associates Inc.                     America’s Mortgage Store                Tesseract School
        Village Locksmith                       Glass Financial Group Inc.              Apartment Go-Getters                    The Resource Link, Inc.
                                                                                        Appraisal Technology                    The Stratford Square at Scottsdale
        Member Since 1979                       Member Since 1995                       Currier Construction Inc.               The UPS Store #4990
        Cosanti Found./Paolo Soleri Windbells   Lady Bug Pest Control Specialists       EuroDream Kitchens                      Transworld Systems
        Kaibab Animal Hospital                  Margrave Celmins Whiteman, P.C.         Kopman & Associates                     Tuscany at McCormick Ranch
                                                Markel Southwest Underwriters           Stieg/Wachtel Orthodontics              X-Tapa Joe’s Mexican Food Restaurant
        Member Since 1980                       Peter Jordan Photography Inc.           The Kronos Optimal Health Co.
        The Paper Place Ltd.                    Scottsdale Prevention Institute         Valley Spinal Care                      Member Since 2005
                                                Shortridge Instruments Inc.             Vestar Development Company              A Peek At the Peak Magazine
        Member Since 1981                                                               Yen, Pilch, Komadina & Flemming, P.C.   ACI
        Gilbert Ortega Gallery of Indian Art    Member Since 1996                                                               Al’s Tree and Yardwork
                                                CSI Mortgage                            Member Since 2003                       Ameriprise Financial
        Member Since 1982                       Don Matheson-RE/MAX                     Alcor Life Extension Foundation         Arizona Signature Properties
        Southwest Airlines                      Jewish News of Greater Phoenix          America’s Homefunders                   Bedmart
                                                Management Masters Inc.                 Arizona Search Partners, LLC            Bennett & Carroll Insurance
        Member Since 1983                       Roaring Fork                            Arizona Technology Council              Biltmore Fashion Park
        Fiesta Bowl & Insight Bowl                                                      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona       Blue Wasabi, Sushi & Martini Bar
        The Antigua Group                       Member Since 1997                       CK’s Insurance-Services                 BSA Business Solutions, Inc.
                                                Assist-2-Sell, Buyers & Sellers First   D. W. Doug Doyle, CPA                   Campagna Cabinetry
        Member Since 1984                       Bay & Associates Inc.                   Fasturtle Technologies LLC              CareerHire, Inc.
        Brunswick Via Linda Lanes               Classic Residence by Hyatt              Fester & Chapman                        Chaparral Cleaners
        Kent P. Saba D.D.S.                     Coyotes Hockey, LLC                     Harvey King LLC                         Cruises Inc.
        Schumacher Mercedes Benz                Desert Golf and Vacation Rentals        Infiniti of Scottsdale                  CTX Mortgage-Eric Click
        Travel Destinations Inc.                LevRose Real Estate & Investments       Ironstone Bank                          Cupz-The Coffee Experience
                                                Scottsdale Airpark News                 Just Listed For Sale-Donna Gilbrech     CUSA/GrayLine Tours Phoenix
        Member Since 1985                       SimCom Training Centers                 Lifewise Health Plan of Arizona         Cypress Golf Course
        O’Day Printing Corporation              Stonegate Community Association         Mark Matsock & Associates, Inc.         David Gaiser, LLC
        Southwest Gas Corporation                                                       Pharmanex-Donna Marie L.M.T.            Epic Sign Group
        Vincent J. Russo M.D. Ltd.              Member Since 1998                       Scottsdale Charros                      EPM
        Westminster Village                     Ames Construction Inc.                  Servpro of Scottsdale                   Event Centrale, Inc.
                                                Arizona Golf Association                Sonoran Lifestyle Real Estate           Express Digital Solutions, LLC
        Member Since 1986                       Desert Knights Sedans & Limousines      Sunflower Market                        F1 Race Factory
        Arizona Sun Products Inc.               Eli’s American Grille                   Tarantini Development Co., Inc.         FASTFRAME
        Ronald Goldman                          Expressions Custom Furniture            Target Training International           Geek Force LLC
                                                Gainey Suites Hotel                     The Phoenician                          Get Dressed
        Member Since 1987                       Hello Arizona! Inc.                     The Plaza Companies                     Island Ink Jet
        Chad J. Cowley C.P.A.                   Hyatt Place                             Village Racquet and Health Club         LeTip North Scottsdale
        Chart House Restaurant                  MaxCare Professional Cleaning Systems   Windermere Real Estate-Pam Rankin       LightEdge
        Costco Wholesale #427                   New Vision Spiritual Growth Center                                              Lonsdales Fine Cigars
        Roofing Consultants of Arizona Inc.     Phoenix Flower Shops                    Member Since 2004                       Mark D Rosenfeld, CPA, PC
        Scottsdale Cardiovascular Center P.C.   SonoranSites, Inc.                      AccuPay, LLC                            MDVIP/Dr. Ralph Seligmann, M.D.
                                                The Pederson Group Inc.                 AmCheck-Payroll, HR, Benefits           MLS Direct Network of Greater Phoenix
        Member Since 1989                       The Spa at Gainey Village               American Golf Corporation               Nautilus Insurance Company
        Barrett-Jackson Auction Company                                                 Basic Training                          Niche Wear LLC
        Coldwell Banker-Charlotte Landay        Member Since 1999                       Brio Fine Arts Center                   Opulence Interiors
        Desert Sky Properties Inc.              ADT Security Service Inc.               Colliers Classic                        Package You
        Devereux Arizona Treatment Network      Clinton R. Wasser, CPA, P.C.            David Brashear Jr., PLC                 Professional Employment Solutions, Inc.
        Maracay Homes                           Scottsdale Emergency Associates Ltd.    DLR Group                               Radiance Med Spa
        Pischke’s                               Scottsdale Luxury Suites                Don & Charlie’s                         RE/MAX Unlimited-The Ehmann Group
        Southwest Community Resources Inc.      Sierra Pointe Retirement Community      Dynamic Systems Rehabilitation          Sharon Woodward Interior Designs
                                                The Right Direction                     El Torito                               Technical Solutions
        Member Since 1990                       Wayne W. Botkin Jr. DDS                 Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery         The Marsh Partners Real Estate
        Marston-Keith Company                                                           ForSite Advisors, LLC                   The Peaks at Papago Park Apartments
                                                Member Since 2000                       Foundations Financial                   The UPS Store #4160
        Member Since 1991                       Charleston’s Restaurant                 Four Peaks Grill & Tap                  YP One Publishers
        American Telephone                      Copper Star Bank                        French Ambiance
        Camelback Adventures Inc.               Desert Lion Sun Control LLC             Gateway Printing
        China Mist Tea Company                  Moving Images Media, LLC                Gatsby’s Fine Florist

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                                                                                           TASTE OF ITALY
                                                                                           BUSINESS AFTER
                SCOTTSDALE BUSINESS SHOWCASE                                               HOURS MIXER
                     & AFTER HOURS MIXER                                                   Thursday, October 26th,
                                                                                           5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
                  Thursday, September 28th, 3:00p.m.-7:00 p.m.
                                                                                           Maggianos Little Italy
                          Chaparral Suites Resort Scottsdale
                                                                                           16405 N. Scottsdale Rd.
                               5001 N. Scottsdale Rd.
                                                                                           (S of FLW Blvd., E of Scottsdale Rd.)
                              (NE corner of Chaparral)
                                                                                           Chamber Members Free/Guests $10
                                 Admission Free!

                                 ADMISSION TO MIXERS: CHAMBER MEMBERS FREE / NON-MEMBERS $10

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