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									                          A Bi-monthly Newsletter for Members of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce                                             January/February 2007

                          C      O       M       M   I   T    T    E    D        T    O         B    U    S       I   N   E   S    S        S    U    C    C    E    S    S

Committed and Ready...
                                                         Year in Review
Rick Kidder becomes Chamber                              By Rick Kidder, President & Chief Executive Officer
President & CEO
Driving the Dialogue...                                                        Every year in Scottsdale seems like a busy year, and 2006 was no different!
5th Annual Public Policy Summit                                                The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce was fortunate enough to be a
tackles Transportation and Transit
Issues in Scottsdale                                                           part of that change with our move to new offices north of Camelback
MARCH                                                                          Road on Scottsdale Road. After fifteen wonderful years on the Scottsdale
Preparing for a Disaster…
Chamber participates in                                                        Mall, the Chamber embarked on a new adventure in a new space.
Coyote Crisis Campaign
APRIL                                                    We couldn’t have journeyed up the street without             is known. The new mixes splendidly with the old,
We Moved…
4725 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 210
                                                         the generous commitments of many of our busi-                and the Downtown area is experiencing the kind of
Scottsdale Chamber moves to new                          ness partners who helped subsidize and outfit our            revitalization and re-energizing that few communities
building in downtown Scottsdale!                         new offices. The Don Matheson Companies, Valley              anywhere could boast.
MAY                                                      First Community Bank, the Scottsdale Charros,
Representing                                             Arizona Public Service, United Auto, Salt River              The Airpark continues to grow and has emerged as
the Business Community…                                                                                               the business heartbeat of Scottsdale and the Valley.
                                                         Project and Concert Architectural Interiors and
Chamber forms YES for Scottsdale’s                                                                                    Never content to rest on our collective laurels,
Quality of Life PAC – 402 Passes!                        many other fine companies helped defray the costs
                                                         of moving, and make certain that the Chamber                 Scottsdale businesses continue to grow, expand and
New & Improved Website launches…                         staff had the appropriate business space to thrive           put down roots that we hope will last generations.                                for many years to come.                                      The communities around us are growing as well, and
JULY                                                                                                                  with that growth will come challenges for Scottsdale
Educating the Business Community…                        In order to ensure that Scottsdale remains the               to address in the very near future.
Chamber partners with City                               finest community in which to live, work and play,
to host workshop on starting                                                                                          Development along the 101 freeway on Salt River
and staying in business!                                 the Chamber Board of Directors voted to set up
                                                         a political committee to support proposition 402,            Pima-Maricopa Indian Community land and the
AUGUST                                                                                                                massive planned construction between Scottsdale
A Sterling Affair!                                       the request by the City to increase the expenditure
Chamber honors five                                      baseline. With that came permission from the                 Road and Tatum Boulevard, north of the 101, will
with coveted Sterling Award                              citizens to spend already collected revenue in order         place great pressure on our transportation infrastruc-
SEPTEMBER                                                to enhance and sustain the many programs and                 ture and our livability. Your Chamber has worked
See you at the movies...                                                                                              hard and will continue to focus our 2007 efforts
                                                         services that separate Scottsdale from most other
Fall B2B tradeshow sells out!                                                                                         on the issues that will help Scottsdale continue to
                                                         communities in the state and the nation.
OCTOBER                                                                                                               rise above the rest. Change is inevitable, but devel-
Partner Council passes…
100 member milestone!                                    At the heart of all work on behalf of our community          oping Scottsdale solutions for Scottsdale challenges
                                                         is the notion that Scottsdale is one of the handful of       can produce magnificent Scottsdale results.
New Program Series... FAB                                communities nationwide that is a brand. People
Chamber launches 1st Friday                              from all over the world, many of whom under-                 As I complete my first year as President/CEO of this
Airpark Breakfast!                                       stand very little about the Phoenix metro area,              incredible organization, I would like to thank our
DECEMBER                                                 know about Scottsdale and consider it one of the             members for wanting to be a part of a business
2010 Report Breakfast...                                                                                              community that cares about the hard work of build-
                                                         finest small cities anywhere. Our mission from an
Reveals Airpark passes 50,000-job                                                                                     ing a vibrant and prosperous community through
milestone ahead of projection!                           economic development and public policy perspec-
                                                         tive is to enhance and polish that brand so that             business leadership. The Scottsdale Area Chamber of
                                                         this fine city may continue to grow and lead in the          Commerce is preparing in 2007 to celebrate our
    Best Wishes &                                        years and decades to come.                                   60th anniversary, and as we celebrate all that we
                                                                                                                      have been, we need also to reflect on all we can be
   Happy Holidays!                                       From the windows of my offices, cranes loom over             in the future. Our next 60 years will be even better!
                                                         Downtown, something few would have ever
                                                         believed possible just five years ago. New residential
  To you and your family from all of us at the           and hotel projects dot the landscape, and Scottsdale
    Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce.
 We thank you for your continued support and
                                                         is embracing a new western-styled urban landscape
    look forward to a very successful 2007!              of southwestern sophistication for which Scottsdale
      Communication                                           New Year.
      Corner GET CONNECTED.                                   New Opportunities.
                                                              Announcing Three Fantastic Partnerships
                                STAY CONNECTED.
                                                              to Help Your Business Grow
      We’re changing our Chamber Connect                      Here at the Scottsdale Area Chamber, we are always looking for
      e-communication to keep you informed and                ways to help you get more from your membership. Cost savings.
      updated on Chamber events, business news,               Unique services. Quality connections. We are relentless in our quest
      member services and more!                               to find the very best services and opportunities for your business.
                                                              We are thrilled to announce not just one — but three new
      RECIPE FOR SUCCESS                                      partnerships — each designed with you in mind.
      A FREE on-line resource to help businesses succeed.
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      proven, successful business ideas a recipe book         program that allows you to save up to 80% on your favorite and
      format, with elements of the idea broken down into      most frequently purchased office products. Whether you choose
      typical components, such as ingredients, directions     delivery to your door or purchase products directly at a local
      and variations.                                         OfficeMax retail store, you can expect world-class service from
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      Our FREE monthly e-communication will bring you         & Imaging to create a unique direct mail program to put your
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      open 24 hours a day. Use your Member ID and             •   Local Workshops / Networking Meetings / Seminars
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            Calendar of Events
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                                                                                                                            GOT GAME?
                                                                                                                                  BRING IT ON!
            Thursday, January 4, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m                 Friday, February 2, 7:30–9:00 a.m.                      3 NETWORKING PROGRAMS.
            Partner Council Dialogue Series                          1st Friday Airpark Breakfast
            with Senator Carolyn Allen                               Hosted by 1st National Bank of Arizona                        100+ PROSPECTS.
            Chamber Boardroom                                        17600 N. Perimeter Drive                                ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES.
            4725 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 210                        Chamber Members $15/Non-Members$25
            RSVP to Trilese DiLeo, 480-355-2703                      For more information go to                            Chamber Members FREE / Guests $10
            Exclusive Event of Partner Council.                                           Events occur 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
            Friday, January 5, 7:30–9:00 a.m.                        Friday, Tuesday, February 6, 7:30–8:30 a.m.
            1st Friday Airpark Breakfast                             Ambassador Committee Meeting
            The Future of the Airpark- What Lies Ahead in            Brio Fine Arts Center, 8340 E. Raintree Dr. #C6                     ***
            Commercial Development                                   (NE corner of 83rd St. & Raintree)                     Just a reminder—there will be
            Hosted by 1st National Bank of Arizona                   By Invitation only.                                    NO 1ST THURSDAY BREAKFAST
            17600 N. Perimeter Drive                                                                                             due to the holidays.
            Presented by: City of Scottsdale Economic                Friday, February 9, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
            Development Manager, Katherine Hutton                    Membership Orientation & LUNCH                                       ***
            Chamber Members $15/Non-Members$25                       Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
                                                                     (S. of Indian School Rd.)                                   Thursday, January 18th
            Tuesday, January 9, 7:30–8:30 a.m.                       Catered by Elephant Bar.                                    No Rules Networking
            Ambassador Committee Meeting                             Advance registration required.                                Eurodream Kitchens
            The Stratford Square at Scottsdale                                                                                   8670 E. Shea Blvd. #101
            9410 E. Thunderbird Rd. (on 94th & Thunderbird)          Wednesday, February 14, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
            By Invitation only.                                      Network to Networth Series                                      (W of the 101)
                                                                     “A Roadmap to Networking the Chamber”
            Wednesday, January 17, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m               Presented by Raymond “Chip” Lambert
            Inspire Luncheon (formerly ProWomen)                     JDA Software, 14400 N. 87th St.
            Featured guest: Kristine Hedlund,                        (Off 101 & Raintree Exit)
            Publisher of Phoenix Woman                               Chamber Members $10 / Non-members $25                       Thursday, February 1st
            Orange Tree Golf Resort, 10601 N. 56th St.                                                                         30-Second Claim to Fame
            (on 56th St. N of Shea Blvd.)                            Wednesday, February 21, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
            Chamber members $35 / Non-Members $45                    Inspire Luncheon (formerly ProWomen)                     Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall
            Advance registration required.                           Featured guest: Jillian Robinson,                           7014 E. Camelback Rd.
                                                                     Author of Change Your Life Through Travel                     (E. of Scottsdale Rd)
            Wednesday, January 24, 7:30–10:00 am.                    Orange Tree Golf Resort, 10601 N. 56th St.
            Business Smartz Workshop                                 (on 56th St. N of Shea Blvd.)
                                                                                                                              Located in the food court area
            “Public Relations – A Priceless Marketing Tool.          Chamber members $35 / Non-Members $45                      Catered by City Kitchens.
            Get PR to Work for Your Business.”                       Advance registration required.
            Presented by Robin Cook, CEO,
            Marketing with a Flair – Western International           Wednesday, February 21, 4:30–6:30 p.m.
            University, 8860 E. Chaparral Rd., Suite 120             Business After Hours Mixer
            (NE corner of Chaparral & Pima Rd.)                      Arabian Horseshow at Monterra at Westworld
            Chamber Members $10 / Non-members $25                    16601 Pima Rd. (N of FLWright Blvd. off access Rd.)
            Advance registration required.                           Chamber Members Free / Non-Members $10
                                                                                                                                 Thursday, February 15th
            Thursday, January 25, 5:00–7:00 p.m.                     Thursday, February 22, 5:00–7:00 p.m.                       Roundtable Exchange
            Business After Hours Mixer                               Partner Council Wine Tasting Event                             Starfire Golf Club
            Exotic Home, 15507 N. Scottsdale Rd., #110               Hosted by Homeowners Financial Group
                                                                     16427 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 280 – Scottsdale              11500 N. Hayden Rd.
            (N of Kierland Blvd.) FREE EVENT
            Food. Fun. People. That’s how we network!                RSVP to Trilese DiLeo at 480-355-2703                             (N of Shea)
                                                                     Exclusive Event of Partner Council.
                                                                     Wednesday, February 28, 7:30–10:00 am.
                                                                     Business Smartz Workshop
                                                                     “Small Budget Marketing for Big Impact”
              Counseling is available to members at the Scottsdale   Presented by Lisa Dixon of Adworks
              Area Chamber office on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m.–       Western International University
               2:30 p.m. and at the Western Int’l Univ.–Chaparral    8860 E. Chaparral Rd., Suite 120
                    on Mondays from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
                    (Appointments in one hour increments).
                                                                     (NE corner of Chaparral & Pima Rd.)
                                                                     Chamber Members $10 / Non-members $25                            More info?
              SCORE is also holding a Loan Clinic at Western Int’l
                   Univ.–Chaparral, Feb. 20, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                               Monica Hicks at 480.949.2172
                                                                     Advance registration required.                          or
                Please call the Chamber office to make an                  REGISTER FOR EVENTS ONLINE @
                        appointment: 480.355.2700.                

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             GROW • LEARN • GIVE • SUCCEED • MENTOR • INSPIRE • C O N N E C T • G R O W • L E A R N • G I V E • S U C C E E D • M E N T O R

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • INSPIRE • CONNECT • GROW • LEARN • GIVE • SUCCEED •

                                                                                                                                                             Wednesday, January 17, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m
                                                                                                                                                             Inspire Luncheon (formerly ProWomen)
                                                                                                                                                             Featured guest:
                                                                                                                                                             Kristine Hedlund, Publisher
                                                                                                                                                             Phoenix Woman
                                                                                                                                                             Orange Tree Golf Resort, 10601 North 56th Street
                                                                                                                                                             Chamber Members $35 / Non-members $45
                                                                                                                                                             Advance registration required.

                                                                   As the Chamber’s exclusive event for professional women,
                                                                   INSPIRE’s mission is to provide an ongoing opportunity for                                Wednesday, February 21, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
                                                                   women to be inspired by successful female business own-                                   Inspire Luncheon (formerly ProWomen)
                                                                   ers and community leaders and build a network of support                                  Featured guest: Jillian Robinson,
                                                                   for personal and professional success. The luncheon, held                                 Author/Photographer
                                                                   nine times per year, is limited to 70 women per luncheon                                  Change Your Life Through Travel
                                                                   to maintain the opportunity for interaction with the speaker                              Orange Tree Golf Resort, 10601 North 56th Street
                                                                   and within the group. The luncheon is the foundation for a                                Chamber Members $35 / Non-members $45
                                                                   comprehensive portfolio of programs for women.                                            Advance registration required.

                                                                                                           2007 Media Partner
                                                                           A Signature Program of the
                                                                                                                                       Register at
                                                                                                                                       or (480) 949-2172. For sponsorship opportunities,
                                                                                                                                       contact Kristi Hall at (480) 949-6288.

             GROW • LEARN • GIVE • SUCCEED • MENTOR • INSPIRE • C O N N E C T • G R O W • L E A R N • G I V E • S U C C E E D • M E N T O R

                                                                                                  As the foundation of the Chamber’s educational programs for small businesses, Business Smartz’s
                                                                                                  mission is to provide information and tools to help small businesses grow. In two hour sessions, 10
                                                                                                  times per year, the seminars focus heavily on sales and marketing topics. The goal is for business
                                                                                                  owners and professionals to leave the seminar with tools and techniques they can incorporate
                                                                                                  immediately to strengthen their business.

                                                                                                  Wednesday, January 24               Wednesday, February 14                 Wednesday, February 28
                                                                                                  7:30–10:00 a.m.                     8:00–10:00 a.m.                        7:30–10:00 a.m.
                                                                                                  Business Smartz Workshop            Network 2 Networth Series              Business Smartz Workshop
                                                                                                  “Public Relations–A Priceless       “A Roadmap to Networking               “Small Budget Marketing
                                                                Educational Programs
                                                                                                  Marketing Tool. Get PR to           the Chamber”                           for Big Impact”
                                                                 Designed for Small               Work for Your Business.”            PRESENTED BY:                          PRESENTED BY:
                                                                                                  PRESENTED BY:                       Raymond “Chip” Lambert                 Lisa Dixon of Adworks
                                                                                                  Robin Cook, CEO,                    JDA Software                           Western International University
                                                                  Presented by the                Marketing with a Flair              14400 N. 87th St.                      8860 E. Chaparral Road, Ste.120
                                                                   Scottsdale Area                Western International University    (Off 101 & Raintree Exit)              (NE corner of Chaparral & Pima)
                                                               Chamber of Commerce                8860 E. Chaparral Road, Ste.120     Chamber Members $10                    Chamber Members $10
                                                                                                  (NE corner of Chaparral & Pima)     Non-Members $25                        Non-members $25
                                                                                                  Chamber Members $10                 Advance registration required.         Advance registration required.
                                                                                                  Non-members $25
                                                                                                  Advance registration required.
                                                                                                                                                                       Sponsored by:
                                                                                                  For more information or
                                                                                                  sponsorship opportunities, contact:
                                                                                                  Kristi Hall, 480-949-6288 or

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       New Member Profiles                                                                        Please welcome the following new chamber
                                                                                                  members who joined us in Sept./Oct. 2006!

        1-800-Flooded                                    Allen Instruments and Supplies                   Bandera
        Tina Thomas                                      Mark Haley                                       Darren Newell
        9143 E. Broadway Rd.                             7114 E. Earll Dr.                                3821 N. Scottsdale Rd
        Mesa, AZ 85208-2331                              Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6315                        Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6427
        (480) 926-2371                                   (480) 994-1306                                   (480) 994-3524                            
                                                         A leading supplier of innovative measure-        Casual sophistication and quality service.
        24/7 PC Services                                 ment products and technologies in the fields     Enjoy the wonderful American style menu
        Dan Stamo                                        of surveying, engineering, mining, construc-     in an ambiance ideal for celebrating special
        20100 N. 78th Pl., #2170                         tion and GIS.                                    occasions.
        Scottsdale, AZ 85255-3811
        (602) 332-2116                                   Arizona Home Lending                             BCA Brokers                            Jim Hoepf                                        James Rose
        Computer consulting, Analysis, solutions,        8910 E. Raintree Dr., #300                       7373 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd., #200
        troubleshooting, repair, training. Network,      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-7027                        Scottsdale, AZ 85258-2037
        design, installation, configuration, security.   (480) 308-9994                                   (480) 596-0303
        Data security, back-up, recovery. Virus,             
        Spyware removal. 24 hours 7 days a week.
                                                         Arizona Hydro-Pro                                Bear Rock Cafe
        Acacia Information Technologies LLC              Ray Odom                                         Perry Herst
        Gregory Durnan                                   2335 W. Holly                                    14740 N. Northsight
        4400 N. Scottsdale Rd., #9                       Phoenix, AZ 85009-2702                           Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2650
        PMB 266                                          (602) 242-1120                                   (480) 922-2548
        Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3301                                   
        (480) 626-5113                                   We are full service Restoration/Carpet           Now in Scottsdale Airpark, Bear Rock Cafe                                 Cleaning Specialists.                            serves, delicious hand-crafted sandwiches,
        Specializes in outsourced IT, computer                                                            garden fresh salads, hot & savory soups,
        networking and other business services.          Arizona Tourism Center                           oven fresh breads, and delectable desserts.
        We provide maintenance contracts for             Pamela Mikesell
        on-site computer technicians and service         401 Jordan Rd.                                   Better Back
        is also available at an hourly rate.             Sedona, AZ 86336-4145                            Peggy Altamura
                                                         (928) 204-9481                                   9377 E. Bell Rd., #131
        Adrenaline Marketing                             From premium hotels and resorts in the           Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1503
        Catrina Knoebl                                   finest locations, to activities and tours that   (480) 516-2256
        365 N. 4th Ave.                                  fit any budget and every desire, we’re the       Offering spinal decompression therapy as a
        Phoenix, AZ 85003-1505                           travel experts in Arizona.                       non-surgical option for treating chronic neck                                                                                    pain or back pain due to sciatica, degenera-
        Adrenaline Marketing takes destination           Arts Alive                                       tive discs or herniated discs.
        marketing beyond tourism, with a focus           David Andow
        on (re-engaging and (re-)energizing Valley       15125 N. Hayden Rd., #101                        Budget Blinds of Scottsdale
        residents.                                       Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2548                        Paul Schraer
                                                         (480) 998-9790                                   40124 N. Candlewyck
        Advanced Lipo Dissolve Center                                          Anthem, AZ 85086-2902
        Brenda Goude                                     Arizona’s premier art and custom framing         (623) 594-0411
        8841 E. Bell Rd., Bldg. A                        gallery offering artist originals, signature     Decorating products: plantation shutters,
        Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1591                        limited editions, high-quality giclee prints     window blinds, draperies, awnings and area
        (602) 865-0900                                   and master-crafted custom framing.               rugs to meet any budget.We provide the                                                                              highest quality of products and services.
        We provide a comprehensive approach to           Asmus Family Chiropractic                        Free initial in-home consultation.
        lipotherapy. We deliver the most advanced        Sean Asmus, D.C.
        and medically proven procedures for fat          10401 E. McDowell Mtn Ranch Rd., #6              Cactus Concierge LLC
        dissolution and dietary management.              Scottsdale, AZ 85255                             Gillian Benowich
                                                         (480) 556-1260                                   21001 N. Tatum Blvd., #1630, PMB 491
        Aim Enterprises                                                Phoenix, AZ 85050-4242
        Mike Cylkowski                                   We treat the cause of the back problem           (602) 682-5186
        5801 S. McClintock Rd., #110                     with gentle force and spinal manipulation,
        Tempe, AZ 85283-6002                             eliminating pinched nerves and restoring         Offers personal concierge and errand servic-
        (480) 491-0739                                   the quality of your life.                        es to busy professionals and people in need                                                                         of some assistance with their everyday lives.
        Provides management consulting services          At-Tech
        to the medical industry that include:            Cathy Lopez                                      Capital Q
        Accounting, Business Operations, Business        2501 N. Central Ave.                             Ed Moore
        Planning, Strategic Goal Setting, Contract       Phoenix, AZ 85004-1334                           625 N. Gilbert, #104
        Negotiation, Organizational Development,         (602) 262-8324                                   Gilbert, AZ 85234-4511
        Systems Analysis                                                         (480) 539-7940
                                                         With over a decade of experience, At-Tech
                                                         serves to connect the very best technical        Educates merchants and provides quality
                                                         employees and contractors with forward           merchant processing solutions at reasonable
                                                         thinking employers.                              prices with superior “local” service.


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      New Member Profiles                                      (continued)

      Central Paving, Inc.                              (623) 330-1196                                    HiWired
      Clay Jordan                                                            Ryan Miguel
      P.O. Box 86005                                                                                      1461 E. South Fork Dr.
      Phoenix, AZ 85080-6005                            First Financial Corp.                             Phoenix, AZ 85048-6249
      (602) 866-8444                                    Al Homiski                                        (480) 626-4519
      30 years experience in seal coating, asphalt      17841 N. 49th St.                       
      overlays & pavement repair for property           Scottsdale, AZ 85254-7544                         HiWired. Maximizing technology for
      managers & homeowner’s associations. Free         (800) 931-5979                                    business. FREE PC diagnostic session for
      estimates for commercial & residential prop-                            Chamber Members. National recognition.
      erties.                                           Mortgage brokerage specializing in residen-       Pricing 50% below competitors. Setup.
                                                        tial, commercial and construction loans.          Security. Support. 100% money back
      Choose Home                                       Offering programs to pay off mortgages in         guarantee.
      Sandy Stein                                       half the time, saving thousands in interest,
      9324 E. Raintree Dr., #100                        without changing spending habits.                 Homes & Land Magazine
      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-7316                                                                           Aaron Dias
      (480) 451-8183                                    Fort McDowell Adventures                          8134 E. Cactus Rd., #600                        Barry R. Miller                                   Scottsdale, AZ 85260-5264
                                                        P.O. Box 17597                                    (480) 451-1220
      Colonial Life Insurance                           Fountain Hills, AZ 85269-7597           
      Mike McNeal                                       (480) 816-6465                                    The total marketing solution for the real
      3877 N. 7th St., #208                                       estate professional. We combine high
      Phoenix, AZ 85014-5072                            Specializing in customized cookouts, jeep         quality printing with unmatched national
      -4806957450                                       tours, trail rides and cattle drives, fantastic   Internet and street distribution.                              teambuilding programs. All located adjacent
                                                        to Scottsdale on 25,000 acres surrounded by       HomeTown Buffet
      Continental Group                                 majestic mountain views!                          Doug Kuhel
      Autumn Boshears                                                                                     1312 N. Scottsdale Rd.
      8787 E. Mountain View Rd.                         Fox Systems, Inc.                                 Scottsdale, AZ 85257-3410
      Scottsdale, AZ 85258-1452                         Desh Ahuja                                        (480) 946-7544
      (480) 223-1320                                    6263 N. Scottsdale Rd., #200                                           Scottsdale, AZ 85250-5402                         Traditional home cooking for the whole
      Has revolutionized adaptive re-use —              (480) 423-8184                                    family. Open seven days a week. Breakfast,
      creating new luxury condominium homes                                       lunch and dinner. Banquet facilities
      that offer value and a sophisticated lifestyle.   Provides Healthcare IT and management             available. Senior Discounts.
      Our professional sales staff makes purchas-       consulting services to public and private
      ing an effortless experience.                     healthcare organizations, and is a leader in      Hotel Indigo
                                                        business process improvement, IV&V, NPI           Antonio Fungairino
      Core Mortgage Group, LLC                          remediation, strategic systems planning,          4415 N. Civic Center Plaza
      George Bauder                                     and HIPAA.                                        Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3512
      15333 N. Pima Rd., #300                                                                             (480) 941-9400
      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2782                         Gabriels Dream-Sudan’s Lost Boys Charity
      (480) 993-3000                                    Reita Hutson                                      Located in the heart of Scottsdale, this                         7726 E. Pasadena Ave.                             fashion forward, 126-room boutique hotel
      Offers an extensive line of residential           Scottsdale, AZ 85250-7729                         provides business and leisure travelers a
      and commercial loan programs. Honesty,            (602) 909-5956                                    distinctive, luxurious experience at an afford-
      integrity, service and expertise is what you      To serve, assist and nurture approximately        able price.
      can expect.                                       300 valley refugees known as the Lost Boys
                                                        of Sudan, until they can become self-suffi-       Image by Alex
      Cosy Computer Services                            cient.                                            Elena Nasibulina
      Jim Pfingst                                                                                         P.O. Box 7809
      P.O. Box 14602                                    Greenwood Family Dental                           Chandler, AZ 85246-7809
      Scottsdale, AZ 85254-4602                         Kristi Gehr                                       (480) 893-1557
      (480) 607-5854                                    8422 E. Shea Blvd., #104                                              Scottsdale, AZ 85260-6661                         I’m a Makeover Consultant, Makeup Beauty
      We provide customer-focused hardware              (480) 315-1044                                    Artist, Personal Shopper for Image. Also
      and software support, network, data                          offering consultations about Skincare,
      security, backup and disaster-recovery            General family dentistry. We accept most          Hairstyles and Wardrobe.
      solutions for small-to-midsize businesses.        insurance, open M-F, 8-5. Services provided:
      Real benefits for our clients.                    Root canals, extractions, crowns, deep            iMemories
                                                        cleanings, white fillings, veneer, teeth          Mark Rukavina
      Dealer Crossing                                   whitening.                                        9181 E. Bell Rd., #101
      David Hirschfeld                                                                                    Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1518
      7745 E. Redfield Rd., #200                        Grins 2 Go                                        (480) 767-2510
      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2995                         Michelle Carnell                        
      (480) 209-1984                                    (480) 661-0747                                    iMemories uses state-of-the-art technology                                                    to transfer old home movies, slides and
                                                        On location photographers come prepared           photos to crystal-clear digital media to
      Exit Realty Gold Leaf-Lou Galecki                 to add fun to your special event. Sports          create dynamic quality productions.
      Lou Galecki                                       leagues, business events, specialty schools,
      5140 W. Peoria Ave.                               dances. On-site printing, quick turnaround,
      Glendale, AZ 85302-1630                           satisfaction guaranteed.

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        InfraConsult LLC                                  due to Personal Injury, Wrongful Death,         gym facility. Loved in California—”Now” in
        Terry Gruver                                      Products Liability and Medical Malpractice.     Arizona. 26 years in the fitness industry.
        6900 E. Camelback Rd., #601
        Scottsdale, AZ 85251-8044                         Lawrence Enterprises                            North Scottsdale Collision
        (480) 272-6497                                    Lawrence Jones                                  Chuck Moore                           8513 E. Naranja Ave.                            15450 N. 84th St.
        Offers a range of disciplines and practices       Mesa, AZ 85209-6742                             Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1801
        for transportation and related infrastructure     (509) 994-5062                                  (480) 905-9800
        development, from advice and consulting to                   
        development and operation.                        Association Specialist. Non profit, corporate   We offer extensive collision & mechanical
                                                          travel website fundraising. www.ytbassocia-     repair services with outstanding customer
        Insight Land & Investments                                                     service. Our state-of-the-art facility features
        Jeremiah Foster                                                                                   the most skilled technicians and highest
        3040 N. 44th St., #3                              Longevity Integrative Medicine                  quality equipment.
        Phoenix, AZ 85018-7225                            Peter Smith
        (602) 385-1515                                    6929 N. Hayden Rd., #C4 PMB 224                 Office Depot Business Solutions Div.                               Scottsdale, AZ 85250-7970                       Armando Solano
        A comprehensive land brokerage firm – land        (502) 379-2527                                  602 S. 63rd Ave., #2
        is our only business. This highly focused         Longevity Integrative Medicine is a health      Phoenix, AZ 85043-4421
        approach means our clients have access to         and wellness center. We offer weight man-       (623) 907-6004
        up-to-date knowledge and experience.              agement, nutritional counseling, medical
                                                          massage which is covered by insurance and
        Janus Center for Personal Growth                  chiropractic.                                   Olympian Worldwide Moving & Storage
        George Gillas                                                                                     Jeanie Scott
        3080 N. Civic Center Plaza, #3                    Lynn Bateman P.C. Business Broker               2225 S. 43rd Ave., #2
        Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6922                         Lynn Bateman                                    Phoenix, AZ 85009-6052
        (602) 527-0142                                    7047 E. Greenway Pkwy., #180                    (602) 269-2225                               Scottsdale, AZ 85254-8111             
        Would your behavior change if negative            (480) 563-3114
        emotions (fear, anger, sadness, etc.) were no     Expert guidance on the sale or purchase of      Patton Boggs LLP
        longer part of your memories? Modern              your business. We offer complimentary busi-     Susan Brienza
        technologies for permanent change.                ness valuation and sell businesses with no      1660 Lincoln St.
        Academics, sales, relationships and more.         up front fees. We Get Businesses Sold!          Denver, CO 80264-1901
                                                                                                          (303) 830-1776
        John Driscoll & Company, Inc.                     Mortgages Ltd.                        
        John M. Driscoll                                  Rachel Lederman                                 Susan Brienza—an FDA law attorney special-
        5050 N. 40th St., #350                            55 E. Thomas Rd.                                izing in regs governing supplements, cos-
        Phoenix, AZ 85018-2197                            Phoenix, AZ 85012-3101                          metics, and devices. Mike Dino—a senior
        (602) 957-7155                                    (602) 277-5626                                  policy advisor specializing in federal appro-
        Since 1954, John Driscoll & Company                                       priations.
        provides financial services with unique           Established in 1963 by Charles Coles
        solutions and strategies to businesses,           Mortgage Ltd, we are a source of short-term     Precision Pet Grooming
        individuals and families seeking prosperity       construction, residential and commercial        Trina L. Musick
        and a secure future.                              loans.                                          P.O. Box 54224
                                                                                                          Phoenix, AZ 85078-4224
        Just One Look                                     My Girlfriend’s Kitchen                         (602) 677-6004
        Kathleen Hines                                    Joan Abraham                          
        10304 N. Hayden Rd., #6                           21811 N. Scottsdale Rd. #110                    Provides quality mobile pet service. Integrity,
        Scottsdale, AZ 85258-1217                         Scottsdale, AZ 85255-7448                       dependable and trustworthy. Scissor finish-
        (480) 248-7304                                    (480) 556-6435                                  ing, personalized service. Serving the Valley                                www/                                    for 28 years.
        At Just One Look, we specialize in the latest     We make it ridiculously easy for families to
        infrared treatments. Wrinkles, cellulite, acne,   eat healthy, delicious home-cooked dinners.     Psychological Counseling Services Ltd.
        and other skin conditions can be eliminated       You can assemble 12 family sized meals in       David P. Linssen, CPA, MA, LAC
        for men and women.                                just 2 hours!!!                                 7530 E. Angus Dr.
                                                                                                          Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6410
        Latino Marketing Ltd., LLC                        Network 2 Networth                              (480) 947-5739
        Jose Ayala                                        Raymond Lambert                       
        202 E. McDowell Rd., #110                         8215 N. 8th Pl.                                 A private group counseling practice recog-
        Phoenix, AZ 85004-4588                            Phoenix, AZ 85020-3445                          nized nationally for its unique intensive out-
        (602) 258-3339                                    (602) 334-7944                                  patient therapy, using a multi-disciplinary
        100’s of programs to choose from. We’ll                         approach to provide individualized treat-
        walk you through the maze of mortgage             Network2Networth, LLC is a business train-      ment.
        lending to find the loan that is tailored to      ing and coaching firm that gives small busi-
        fit your needs.                                   ness owners the strategies, tactics, and exe-   RE/MAX Fine Properties-Barbara Allyn
                                                          cution training.                                Barbara Allyn
        Law Offices of Rudolph & Hammond LLC                                                              8901 E. Mountain View, #201
        Richard Marquez                                   No Exquse Mobile Fitness                        Scottsdale, AZ 85258-4424
        8686 E. San Alberto, #200                         Terry Duncan                                    (480) 922-1200
        Scottsdale, AZ 85258-4380                         29613 N. Little Leaf Dr.              
        (480) 951-9700                                    Queen Creek, AZ 85243-7941                      Listening to client needs—providing service                            (480) 888-9381                                  & education throughout the sale and pur-
        Focuses on representing plaintiffs who’ve         A complete “Mobile” health club to your         chase process. Follow-up throughout and
        been injured by the negligence of others          home or office! State of the art commercial     after the sale is complete. We work for you!


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      New Member Profiles                                    (continued)

      Richard Goldberg & Associates                   services provider specializing in prospect     clients’ financial success is the key measure
      Richard Goldberg                                staffing, software development, prospect       of our own success.
      3031 N. Civic Center Plaza, #367                management and direct hire for mid-size
      Scottsdale, AZ 85251-7914                       and Fortune 500 companies.                     Urban Shadow, Inc.
      (602) 488-2379                                                                                 Nathaniel Allen
                                                      Taking Stock Residential Inventory Svc.        6910 E. 5th Ave.
      Rob Rich & Assoc., Loss Mgmt Group              Judy Moore                                     Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3814
      Rob Rich                                        2733 N. Power Rd., #102 PMB 111                (480) 733-6700
      15029 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy.                    Mesa, AZ 85215-1683                  
      #B111, PMB 412                                  (480) 634-5976                                 A full service design and build firm for ten-
      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2223                                   sile fabric shade structures. We cast style on
      (602) 971-0286                                  Home & small business inventory services       the way you live.                                   for insurance & estate purposes. We create
      We take money away from insurance               a detailed inventory of your possessions.      Vantage Enterprises
      companies. Collect every dollar for owners      Affordable cost. Free estimate. Bonded and     Ian Schomer
      of businesses & residences destroyed or         insured.                                       3115 S. Price Rd.
      damaged by legitimate fires, water, storms,                                                    Chandler, AZ 85248-3544
      vandalism.                                      The Center for Gentle Dentistry                (888) 682-6824
                                                      Dr. Rani Chatterjee                  
      Shaffer Gallery at Tlaquepaque                  7600 E. Camelback Rd., #7                      Specializes in complete business solutions
      Nancy Powell                                    Scottsdale, AZ 85251-2106                      for growing and enterprise level companies.
      336 Highway 179, #A207                          (480) 874-8455                                 We have the unique ability to bridge the
      Sedona, AZ 86339-6104                                gap between business and technology
      (928) 282-0588                                  Offers safe anxiety-free, pain-free options                                    for all your dental care needs. Creating a     Viking Computer Systems
      Representing herself and established            beautiful, healthy smile while you sleep.      James Walker
      professional Artists in their field of                                                         10953 N. Frank Lloyd Wright, #107
      Fine Art. Illustrative Paintings, Exotic Wood   The City                                       Scottsdale, AZ 85259-2641
      Sculptures, Custom Designed Southwest           Devon Whyte                                    (480) 860-4445
      Furniture. “Where Originality Meets             4252 N. Drinkwater Blvd., #B         
      the Eye.”                                       Scottsdale, AZ 85251-3900                      A unique experience in computer sales and
                                                      (602) 793-0491                                 service emphasizing superior customer care
      Solutions Consulting Group                      Scottsdale’s newest boutique restaurant and    for home and business. Our services are
      Jonathan Edmett                                 lounge providing an exceptional menu with      always tailored to specific customer needs.
      6220 E. Thomas Rd., #303                        a unique indoor/outdoor atmosphere for
      Scottsdale, AZ 85251-7042                       your fine dining experience. Brunch and        Voice Solution Innovators
      (480) 425-5881                                  Dinner currently offered.                      Adam Markowitz                                                                                    1718 W. Colter St.
                                                      The Desert Mountain Grp.                       Phoenix, AZ 85015-2952
      State Farm Ins.–Gary Garrett                    at Smith Barney                                (602) 218-8817
      Gary Garrett                                    Eric Blomgren                        
      15678 N. Frank Lloyd Wright, #C3                8888 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd.                      VSI is a technology services company
      Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2093                       Scottsdale, AZ 85255-3636                      which provides IVR and Speech Recognition
      (480) 314-0314                                  (480) 502-6060                                 solutions – including voice platforms,                                                 applications, and hosting – to contact
      Insurance and financial services. Auto insur-   Provide proactive, needs-based solutions to    centers and businesses of all kinds.
      ance, home, renters, condominium, variable      individuals and small businesses, delivering
      products, life, term life, health, longterm     tailored investment strategies designed to     We Organize-U
      care, business liability, annuities, mutual     help build and preserve wealth.                Leanne Schevers
      funds, Roth IRA, 529                                                                           P.O. Box 846
                                                      The Miller Group                               Humboldt, AZ 86329-0846
      Steinberg Financial Advisors                    Tom Hampton                                    (928) 772-4854
      Larry Steinberg                                 4909 E. McDowell Rd.                 
      15849 N. 71st St., #100                         Phoenix, AZ 85008-4293                         We are a high quality manufacturer and
      Scottsdale, AZ 85254-2179                       (602) 225-0505                                 distributor of custom closets, home office,
      (888) 456-5299                                                 and garage cabinets. A Complete line to                      Offers a broad range of finance and finan-     organize th home or commercial space.
      A Registered Investment Advisor and             cial related services throughout the U.S. to
      Insurance agency providing investments,         both public and private emerging growth        Work-On
      insurance and loans for business and per-       and middle market companies.                   John W. Blake, Jr.
      sonal financial planning including employee                                                    16772 W. Bell Rd., #110, PMB 402
      benefits, business continuity, and estate       UBS–The Wealth Mgmt.                           Surprise, AZ 85388-9702
      planning.                                       Group of Scottsdale                            (623) 298-2713
                                                      Joe Christ                           
      Surrex Solutions Corporation                    4800 N. Scottsdale Rd., #4500                  Work-on supports Owner’s determination to
      Suzanne Vilardi                                 Scottsdale, AZ 85251-7618                      grow their company. We can help you take
      2375 E. Camelback Rd., #500                     (480) 922-6403                                 time to view your company more objectively
      Phoenix, AZ 85016-3489                        and inspire you to make changes.
      (602) 387-4929                                  We create and implement financial solutions                                  for affluent families through a comprehen-
      An information technology consulting            sive approach to wealth management. Our

8                                                                                        Scottsdale@Work • January/February 2007
        Spring Into
        Action 2007
        Doing Business in April

                                 April 5
                                 Civic Center
                                 Mall Park
                                                  Attitude Indicators
                                                  Change the Culture, Change the Mindset
                                                  Monday blahs. Wednesday woes. Friday funk. Having a bad day now and then is expected,
                          JOB FAIR &              but how can you tell the difference between a bad day and a bad attitude? And more
                          CARREER EXPO            importantly… what can you do about it?
                                                  We all experience negative feelings once in a while. Recognizing this is the first step to
                          April 18
                                                  creating a cohesive, more positive environment with those we work with on a daily basis.
                          Community College       Most of us are attracted to those with an upbeat perspective on life. Stay away from the
                          9000 E. Chaparral Rd.   downers — they’re just too exhausting and can drag you down, too. But have you ever
                                                  wondered what makes them so negative to begin with? It very well could be the culture
                                                  you’ve created! So how do we change that mindset?
                           Wednesday,             Benefits                                         5. Empower your team members to
                                                                                                   make good decisions and if one decision
                           April 25               Every company has a culture and it can be        isn’t as effective as it could have been, learn
                           Grayhawk               a challenge to maintain it. Nothing in life is   from it and keep moving on.
                           Golf Club              easy, but when you have great people work-
        8620 E. Thompson Peak Parkway             ing for great managers working for a great
                                                  company, how could you not succeed?              Conclusion
        Look for more information at
                                                                                                   Henry & Horne has created a list of Attitude
        Click on                                  Directions                                       Indicators. We distribute this list during new
                                                                                                   hire orientation, discuss it again at the 60-
        SIGNATURE EVENTS!                         1. The first step begins with manage-            day feedback session and also address it
                                                  ment. Management needs to recognize              during annual performance evaluations. It’s
                                                  that its associates may not be the happiest      available on our Intranet and we encourage
                                                  campers in town and unless we take some          our associates to post it in their work sta-
                                                  proactive steps to change this mindset, we       tions as a reminder when we have those
                                                  could be faced with some pretty challenging      “bad days”. Yes — we all have them!
                                                  recruitment and retention opportunities
                                                  (yes — this is an opportunity!).                 If you would like a copy of our Attitude
                                                                                                   Indicators, suitable for customizing to your
                                                  2. Take the time to communicate with             work environment, please contact me.
                                                  your associates. The key word is COMMU-
        14TH ANNUAL                               NICATE! Get out of your office and meet
                                                                                                   Time Required:
        History Hall                              with your associates face-to-face. Find out
                                                  why they feel the way they do. Get some          10–40 man hours per year
        of Fame Dinner                            open and honest dialogue and make a
                                                  commitment to fix whatever is broken.            Author
        Wednesday, May 16, 2007                   3. Most people want to feel valued and           Lari Braun
        5:30 p.m.                                 respected and genuinely part of the              Henry & Horne LLP, 7098 E. Cochise Rd., #100
        Chaparral Suites Resort                   team. Ask for their input on a regular basis     Scottsdale, AZ 85253 • 480-483-1170
        & Conference Center                       and use those ideas which make sense for
        5001 N. Scottsdale Road                   your team. Tweak others — having an open
        Corporate Tables $1,200                   discussion will often generate other sugges-
        Tables of 10 $600                         tions. Give credit where credit is due.
        Single tickets $60                                                                         Lari Braun is Henry & Horne’s Director of
                                                  4. A great place to start may be your
                                                  own annual goal setting process. Insure          Human Resources. She administers the
        For information contact:                  that your individuals’ goals are aligned with    benefits, compensation, and payroll
        Leslie Nyquist,                           the department’s goals, which are also           functions for the firm. She is also involved            aligned with the business goals. Everyone can    with all recruiting and staffing efforts for
        or 480.949.2174                           be a winner and profitability will increase.     Henry & Horne.

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                                                                                    Thank you for your leadership & community support!
                                                                                    Partner Council Members receive additional benefits above and
                                                                                    beyond general Chamber membership. For additional information
                                                                                    on the Partner Council contact Tina Miller or call 480-949-6283

       1st National Bank of Arizona                       Gemini CML Real Estate Advisors LLC                Rural/Metro Fire Department
       A.R. Mays Construction                             General Dynamics C4 Systems                        Salt River Project
       ABM Landscape Services                             Greater Phoenix Economic Council                   Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®
       ARG National                                       Greenberg & Traurig                                Scottsdale Charros
       Arizona Public Service                             Grubb & Ellis/BRE Commercial                       Scottsdale Community College
       AXA Advisors                                       Hawbaker, Hawbaker & Associates, Inc.              Scottsdale Culinary Institute
       Banner Behavioral Health                           Henry & Horne LLP                                  Scottsdale Fashion Square
       Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction                Homeowners Financial Group                         Scottsdale Healthcare
       Beck Group                                         Hotel Valley Ho                                    Scottsdale Insurance Company
       Bergdoll Insurance & Financial Services, Inc.      Humana Inc.                                        Scottsdale Marriott
       Berry & Damore, LLC                                Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort                       at McDowell Mountains
       Bill Heard Chevrolet                               JDA Software Group, Inc.                           Scottsdale Private Bank/Midfirst Bank
       Budget Blinds of Scottsdale                        Jennings Strouss & Salmon P.L.C.                   Scottsdale Republic/The Arizona Republic
       Caleo Resort and Spa                               Johnson Bank N.A.                                  Scottsdale Tribune
       Capital Group Companies, Inc.                      JP Morgan Chase                                    Shea Commercial
       Caremark                                           Kitchell Development Company                       Solution Interface
       CB Richard Ellis                                   Lee & Associates                                   Sonoran Integrations
       Chaparral Suites Resort Scottsdale                 Lewis and Roca LLP                                 Southwest Community Resources, Inc.
       City of Phoenix Aviation Department                M & I Bank                                         Spring Creek Development
       City of Scottsdale Economic Vitality Dept.         Maritime Mortgage Corporation-Arizona              Starpointe Properties
       Coldwell Banker Success Real Estate                Markel Southwest Underwriters                      The Pederson Group, Inc.
       Compass Bank                                       Mayo Clinic                                        The Plaza Companies
       Concert Architectural Interiors                    McKesson Specialty                                 The Vanguard Group
       Cox Communications                                 Meagher & Geer, P.L.L.P                            The Weitz Company
       DataPreserve                                       Merestone                                          The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
       Desert Mountain Properties                         Meridian Bank                                      The Wolff Company
       DHL Express                                        Meritage Homes                                     Titus Brueckner & Berry P.C.
       Discount Tire Company Inc.                         Mondrian                                           Trammell Crow Company
       DLR Group                                          Nautilus Insurance                                 Valley First Community Bank
       DMB Associates Inc.                                Northern Trust Bank N.A.                           Vanguard City Home
       Don Matheson-RE/MAX                                OPUS West Corporation                              Wells Fargo Bank
       Doubletree Paradise Valley Resorts                 Paradise Valley Hospital                           Westcor
       Equitable Real Estate-Jane Blacker                 PMT Ambulance                                      Wildfire Broadband Wireless
       Fidelity Investments                               Quicken Loans                                         Communications Inc.
       First International Bank & Trust                   Resorts Suites of Scottsdale
       Five Star Ford                                     Ross Brown Partners                                *List Current as of November 2006

                                                                                                                                        (L to R) Kurt Brueckner,

       Partner Council Wine                                                                                                             Chairman of the Board;
                                                                                                                                        Mayor Mary Manross,
                                                                                                                                        Sergeant David Larson,
       Tasting Event Raised                                                                                                             Corporal Adam Herczeg,
                                                                                                                                        Staff Sergeant Luis Frias,
                                                                                                                                        Sergeant David
       Hundreds of Toys                                                                                                                 Carnahan, Staff Sergeant
                                                                                                                                        Gary King, Michael
       for the Toys for Tots Foundation                                                                                                 Findlow, Fidelity
                                                                                                                                        Investments, Rick Kidder,
                                                                                                                                        CEO/President Scottsdale
       The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce Partner Council                                                                          Area Chamber, and Don
       Wine Tasting Event, hosted by Fidelity Investments was a                                                                         Matheson, REMAX.
       huge success. More than 100 Scottsdale area business leaders
       gathered together on Thursday, November 30th and raised
                                                                                                                                              “Thanks to Fidelity
       hundreds of new, unwrapped toys for the Marine Corps’ Toys
       for Tots Foundation.                                                                                                             Investments’ generous
                                                                                                                                       donation of $1000 and
       The Scottsdale Chamber continued the drive at the Holiday
       Mixer on Thursday December 14th at the North Scottsdale                                                                              the many Scottsdale
       Collision Center. Overall, 500 new toys were donated and                                                                       businesses who donated
       you helped raise over $2,100!                                                                                                 toys, many valley children
       Thank you to our holiday toy drive partners Fidelity Investments                                                               will not be forgotten this
       for hosting our Partner Council Wine Tasting and North                                                                                   holiday season.”
       Scottsdale Collision for hosting our Holiday Party Mixer.           (L to R) Corporal Rina Abraham, Lance Corporal Guy
                                                                           Barbera, Corporal Adam Herczeg, Staff Sergeant                           —Rick Kidder
       AND A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who participated and                Luis Frias, Sergeant David Carnahan, Sergeant David      CEO/President, Scottsdale Area
       donated for making the Toys for Tots Drive a BIG Success!           Larson, and Trilese DiLeo, Scottsdale Chamber.                 Chamber of Commerce

10                                                                                                   Scottsdale@Work • January/February 2007
        Membership Renewals
        Please join us in recognizing our renewing Chamber Members for September/October 2006.
        Thank you for your continued support, we appreciate you very much!

        MEMBER SINCE 1956                         MEMBER SINCE 1994                          MEMBER SINCE 2002                             OfficeMax, Inc. #258
        General Dynamics C4 Systems               Hampton Inn Scottsdale at Shea             Accent Careers                                Phone Directories Company L.P.
                                                  The Heard Museum                           Canon Business Solutions – West Inc.          Pivot Business Resources, LLC
        MEMBER SINCE 1975                         University of Phoenix                      Kitchell Interior Design Associates           RB Balch IT Consulting
        Mondrian                                                                             Taser Int’l                                   RE/MAX Fine Properties–Don Aldrich
                                                  MEMBER SINCE 1995                                                                        Rio Verde Country Club
        MEMBER SINCE 1980                         Air Commerce Center-John Meyer             MEMBER SINCE 2003                             RNI
        Arizona Soaring Inc./Estrella Sailport    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson            Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Assoc.        Russ Lyon Realty Relocation Division
                                                  Human Resource Network Inc.                Allstate Ins/Jim Rosenfield Agency            Scottsdale Lions Club
        MEMBER SINCE 1982                         NKK Switches Inc.                          Barix Clinics of Arizona                      Scottsdale/Paradise Valley YMCA
        Hawbaker Hawbaker & Associates Inc.       Wide World of Maps–Phoenix                 Camden San Paloma                             The Lamar Everyday Spa
                                                                                             Camelot Therapeutic Horsemanship              Tommy Bahama
        MEMBER SINCE 1983                         MEMBER SINCE 1996                          Cigar King                                    Urban Forest Tree Care, Inc.
        Exposures To Excellence Speakers          Allstate Insurance – Julie Jakubek         Girly Girlz Tea & Trinkets                    Wingate Inn & Suites of Scottsdale
        Herberger Companies                       Old World Tile Marble & Granite Co. Inc.   Jani-King Southwest
                                                  Pinnacle Nissan/Infiniti                   Jokake Real Estate Services                   MEMBER SINCE 2005
        MEMBER SINCE 1984                         Scottsdale Leadership Inc.                 Loretta Warren-Ellis                          ! Scottsdale Mortgage Guy !
        Arthur Panzarella Appraisals                                                         Professional Exchange Club of                 About Blind Cleaning, Inc.
        Rick Mueller Photography                  MEMBER SINCE 1997                          Scottsdale                                    Adventures 2000
        Tom Hopkins International Inc.            Corporate Security Specialists Inc.        Suburban Mortgage Inc.                        Alisa Armijo Agency
                                                  Ed Moses Dodge, Inc.                                                                     Ancala Country Club
        MEMBER SINCE 1985                         James F. Brook & Associates                MEMBER SINCE 10/9/2003                        Associated Dental Care Providers
        ASU Kerr Cultural Center                  Lattimer PC                                Carolyn Allen                                 Best Buy
                                                  Manpower                                   FASTFRAME                                     Community of Higher Living
        MEMBER SINCE 1986                         Synergy Electronics Inc.                   Ogden The Real Estate Company                 Concentra Medical Center
        Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.                                                         Red Robin Gourmet Burgers                     Desert Lifestyle Management
        Scottsdale Insurance Company              MEMBER SINCE 1998                          Team One Tickets & Sports Tours               DORE Centers
        West USA Realty, Reva Schafer             Arizona Catering/Epicurean Events                                                        Essential Organizing
                                                  New Horizons Communications Inc.           MEMBER SINCE 2004                             G. R. Klorman Consulting, Inc.
        MEMBER SINCE 1987                         Scottsdale Artists League                  All Out Aerial, Inc.                          Intero Real Estate Services
        Earl Curley & Lagarde                     Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mtns       Aloha Errands & Personal Asst.                Keller Williams SW–Kathy Goeld
        Westcor Aviation Inc.                                                                AZhttp, Inc.                                  La Torretta Ristorante
                                                  MEMBER SINCE 1999                          Barcelona Restaurants                         Lee Hecht Harrison
        MEMBER SINCE 1988                         Acme Scottsdale Glass                      Cafe Carumba!                                 McGrath’s Fish House
        el Pedregal Festival Marketplace          Denise Resnik & Associates                 Capital Group Companies, Inc.                 New York Pizza Dept. (NYPD)
        World Affairs Council of Arizona          Kutak Rock LLP                             Corporate America Family Credit Union         Northeast Mortgage Corporation
                                                  Mountain Valley Church                     Dan’s Frame & Art                             Orkin Pest Control
        MEMBER SINCE 1990                         P. F. Chang’s China Bistro                 Ernest J Jones Assoc. Inc.                    Pattie’s 1st Ave Lounge
        Arizona Limousines Inc.                   Redflex Traffic Systems                    FireDrum Marketing Group                      Pinnacle Bank
        Bondurant School/High Perf. Driving                                                  Goodwill of Central Arizona                   Rick Purcell–Modern Woodmen
                                                  MEMBER SINCE 2000                          H & J Industries, Inc.                           of America
        MEMBER SINCE 1992                         Arizona Taste Catering                     Healthcare Group of Arizona                   Skin Cabaret
        America’s Instant Signs                   Dukes Sports Bar & Grill                   Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale North            WayPoint Technologies
        AZ 88                                     Scottsdale Fire Fighter Asscociation                                    Western National Bank
        Phillip Original Jewelry                  Scottsdale Self-Storage                    Kelly Services                                ZEMA Systems, Inc.
        Verde Canyon Railroad                     The Meland Plastic Surgery Clinic          Konica Minolta Business Solutions
                                                                                             Lewis and Roca LLP                            MEMBER SINCE 2006
        MEMBER SINCE 1993                         MEMBER SINCE 2001                          Light Speed Computers                         Homeowners Financial Group USA, LLC
        B.J. Communications Inc.                  AmazingMail                                Maggianos Little Italy
        Fiddlesticks Family Fun Park              Cricket Communications                     Maids To Order of Maricopa County
        Ryley Carlock & Applewhite                E & J’s Designer Shoe Outlet               Meridias Capital
        Scottsdale Child Care & Learning Center   Meagher & Geer P.L.L.P.                    Mobility Electronics, Inc.
        Scottsdale League for the Arts            National Alamo                             New China Gate
        Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center     Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery           New Horizon Custom Homes
                                                  The UPS Store                              Norling, Kolsrud, Sifferman & Davis, P.L.C.

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                         (N of Kierland Blvd.)                                    16601 Pima Rd. (N of FLWright Blvd. off Access Rd.)
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