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Joseph HowellDear <<First Name>>,

As we revel in our wet summer weather, I encourage you to take advantage of some of the easy ways to get involved in the community. In this newsletter, you'll find the link to the SAAF LGBT community survey--just ten minutes to complete it!--and information on how to volunteer with the Trans*Studies conference this September and how to register for AIDSWALK 2016. 

And, of course, you can always join us at breakfast or this month's Out & About to connect with the community.

If you're a member, consider adding a Hot Deal or Event to the Chamber website. Let the community know how to connect with you!

Yours in service, 
B. Joseph Howell
Board President

P.S. Remember that everyone can now RSVP for Breakfast and the Out & Abouts through our website! If you are a member, you can either log in with the email we have on file for you or just enter it on the registration page. Guests can just enter an email address. Your confirmation email will contain a link to pay for your breakfast if you owe a balance.

Hot Deals from Chamber Members


Chamber Members have special deals for you! All the discounts and specials are listed on the Hot Deals page on our site. 

Right now, you can find specials on automotive care, banking, insurance, aromatherapy, and video production. That's some good stuff!

Want to add a deal yourself? Any member is free to add one! Just follow these simple steps: 
  1. Log in to our website. Your username is the email address we have associated with your profile. If you aren't sure what that is, just respond to this message and ask! 
  2. Click on Hot Deals on the left side of the screen.
  3. Click the Add Hot Deal button at the top of the list of Hot Deals.
  4. Fill out the form and submit it for approval.
Current Hot Deal Providers

Integrity Automotive & Diesel
Wells Fargo Bank
Farmers Insurance
Southwest Essential Oils
Beyond Video


To be notified automatically when new Hot Deals are added to our site, visit the Hot Deals page, click the Hot Deals eNewsletter link, and enter your name and email address. 
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Take the LGBTQ Community Survey

SAAF is interested in hearing from you! You are invited to provide your anonymous feedback on the LGBTQ community in southern Arizona and what direction you think the community should head.

The answers you provide in the survey will help SAAF better serve the LGBTQ community. Please take the survey today and help plan the future of LGBTQ programs in our community. 

August Breakfast Meeting


It's the Arts and Entertainment breakfast! With Chamber members Arizona Theatre CompanyBallet TucsonEtherton GalleryInvisible TheatreTucson Symphony OrchestraThe Rogue Theatre,The Loft Cinema, and more!

Join more than 50 Tucson business leaders to network, connect with potential customers, share ideas about how to grow your business, and enjoy food and company.

Sponsored by In the Black Accounting and Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation.

Featuring Member of the Month Will's Auto Repair

When
Thursday, August 18
7:30 to 9:00 AM

Where
Hotel Tucson City Center
475 N Granada Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
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Plenty of free parking!
Bring a guest!
$25 members/$30 guests

$5 discount for all who RSVP by Monday, 8/15/2016

Click the blue button below to let us know you are coming to breakfast--whether you plan to pay in advance or not.

You will receive a confirmation email with details on how to pay in advance via PayPal. And paying in advance always gets you in the door faster at breakfast!
 
RSVP for Breakfast
Sponsor a Breakfast

 Out & About Mixer! 

Join hosts J.B. Moore Tax Resolution Services and Homewatch CareGivers for a happy hour social gathering and networking opportunity. Meet LGBT-friendly business people from across the Tucson area.


When
Friday, August 25
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Where:
1870 W. Orange Grove Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704
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RSVP for the Mixer
Host an Out & About

New Chamber Sponsor

Please join us in welcoming brand new Chamber sponsors Tucson Federal Credit Union, who has joined us as a Silver Sponsor! 

Our gratitude goes out to all of our Sponsors, both old and new. Your support helps keep the Chamber going! To find out more about Sponsorship, visit our Become a Sponsor page on our website. 

Thank You to our Breakfast Sponsors!


Any member can become a breakfast sponsor, which gives you an opportunity to share information about your business at our monthly breakfast


In the Black Accounting

Bookkeeping, payroll, sales tax, bill paying for small businesses.

Ronda Lane
President
2343 E Broadway #111
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 730-9209
http://www.besttucsonbooks.com/
 

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF)

The mission of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation is to cultivate a healthy and stigma-free society through transformative action.

Register today for AIDSWALK 2016!

Adam Ragan
Associate Director LGBTQ Initiatives
375 S. Euclid Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 628-7223
http://www.saaf.org/

Congratulations to our Business of the Month!


The business of the month is selected through a drawing held at the Chamber’s monthly breakfast and receives all the same perks as a breakfast sponsor, but at no cost. Come to breakfast, drop off your business card at the registration desk, and you might be business of the month!


Will's Auto Repair

Hybrid, European, Domestic, and Asian auto specialists. Family owned and operated, we invite you to experience our world class service at Will’s Auto Repair. Call or come by! 

Steve Geraci
General Manager
4734 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 881-0407
willsautomotiverepair.com
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Volunteer with the Trans*Studies 2016 Conference

This fall the Transgender Studies Initiative at the University of Arizona’s Institute for LGBT Studies is hosting a conference focusing on trans* studies as an international and interdisciplinary field of academic study and community practice. The conference, Trans*Studies 2016, will include over 200 presentations. Aside from academic papers, the conference schedule features talks on trans* community health, trans* veterans, art, poetry, and film. The four-day event will be held at the University of Arizona’s Student Union.
 
They are seeking volunteers to help us during the conference, September 7-10. Volunteers will receive free registration for the conference and are welcome to enjoy all of the exciting presentations and events. Volunteers will provide general event support. Also seeking volunteers who can provide interpretation services (Spanish or ASL) or assist with coordinating transportation (rideshare, carpool, public transit, etc.) to off-site events.
 
You can sign-up to volunteer for Trans*Studies 2016 here.

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Welcome New Members!

Cenpatico Integrated Care

Cenpatico Integrated Care is the Regional Behavioral Health Authority for eight Southern Arizona counties. Serving AHCCCS eligible populations.

333 E. Wetmore Rd
Tucson, AZ 85705
866-471-9233
cenpaticointegratedcareaz.com
Vantage West Credit Union

Vantage West is the largest credit union in southern Arizona, with $1.5 billion in assets and 17 branches statewide. We embrace diversity, and engaging in our community is important to us.

2480 N Arcadia Dr
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 298-7882
vantagewest.org
Udall Law Firm, LLP

Udall Law Firm offers a full range of business, real estate, and estate planning services to individuals and businesses. Our firm is a proud and dedicated advocate of the GLBT community.

4801 E. Broadway Blvd Suite 400
Tucson, Arizona 85711
520-623-4353
udalllaw.com
Bentley's House of Coffee & Tea

Bentley's has been proudly serving Tucson delicious coffee, tea, and food for over 30 years. With plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options, Bentley's has something for everyone.

1730 E. Speedway
Tucson, AZ 85719
520-795-0338
bentleyscoffeehouse.com
Kehaulani Kerr - Keller Williams

Specializing in residential real estate.

1745 E. River Rd #245
Tucson, Az 85718
520-419-6646
kkerr.yourkwagent.com
Ian E. Anderson, Esq.

Specializing in wills, trusts, powers of attorney, deeds, and probate services for all of Pima County.

516 E Whitehouse Canyon Road
Green Valley, AZ 85614
(520) 648-2161
olcottlaw.net
Tucson Federal Credit Union

Financial Services - Consumer and Business loans.
Savings and Checking accounts.

1160 North Winstel Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85716
520-795-8520
tucsonfcu.com
Farhang & Medcoff, PLLC

Farhang & Medcoff is a minority-owned, Tucson-based full service law firm. We are frank and responsive in providing intelligent services which afford the best possible outcomes for our clients.

4801 E. Broadway Boulevard, Suite 311
Tucson, AZ 85711
520-790-5433
fmazlaw.com
La Cocina

Located in historic Old Town Artisans, La Cocina offers something for everyone. La Cocina features a globally inspired menu including great desserts, eclectic wines, local beer and creative cocktails.

201 N. Court
Tucson, Arizona 85701
520-622-0351
lacocinatucson.com

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors and Community Partners!

Platinum Sponsors

Pride Guide Arizona
Simple Software
Whitespace Design
In the Black Accounting, LLC
White
Intuit

Gold Sponsors

Centra Realty
Blank

Silver Sponsors

Mighty Mouse Computer Consulting, Inc
Raytheon GLBTA Resource Group
CODAC Health, Recovery, and Wellness
Devereux
Up and Running Computer Services--the Virus Slayer
Waddell and Reed
Hotel Tucson City Center
New York Life

Community Sponsors

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation
National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Sun Corridor, Inc.
Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network
Visit Tucson
LGBTS Alliance Fund, A Fund of the Community Alliance of Southern Arizona
Tucson Pride
Better Business Bureau
Arizona Small Business Association
Southern Arizona Chamber of Commerce Alliance
LGBTQ Affairs at the University of Arizona
Southern Arizona Gender Alliance
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