Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for Options for Senior Living

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce on March 7 held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Options for Senior Living. “Options for Senior Living is a no-cost service to seniors and their families, helping them navigate their options for assisted living,” according to a release. Sandy Dyk of Options for Senior Living can be contacted at 480-242-5753 […]

Jim Downs Insurance ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by chamber

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 26 hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for James Downs Insurance Agency, 185 N. Apache Trail No. 10, an independent broker. The business was established in 1971 by Jim Downs. “Jim passed away in January 2018. Emily Leitzell, his daughter and agent of 19 years, and her husband Steve, […]

Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce seeking CEO candidates

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce is seeking an entrepreneurial and dynamic chief executive officer who will oversee and manage all aspects of the chamber. Compensation for the CEO position is to be a salary range of $65,000-$75,000 with potential for bonuses to be discussed annually. Salary is to be commensurate with experience and qualifications. […]

Events, business liquor licenses approved by Apache Junction City Council

A special-event liquor license for the March 16 Brews and Blues at Flatiron Park, 100 N. Apache Trail, was recently recommended for approval by the Apache Junction City Council. The council on Feb. 19 voted 7-0, with Councilwoman Robin Barker on the phone, to recommend that the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control approve […]

Geldis-Young: Lost Dutchman Days ‘crown jewel of all our events here in AJ’

Lost Dutchman Days as a whole are personally my favorite days. Our city feels electric with all the events going on between the Lost Dutchman Days Brats Party, rodeo, carnival, parade and more. This event is the crown jewel of all our events here in AJ. Since we are at the peak of our winter […]

Apache Junction chamber seeking new president/CEO

Mike Eastwood is no longer president and chief executive officer of the Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce, formerly known as the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce, according to a release. “Effective immediately, Mike Eastwood is no longer the CEO and president of the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce,” Steve Byfield, Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce […]

Zurflueh: Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce should focus on Apache Junction, Gold Canyon

I believe that a chamber of commerce that acknowledges Apache Junction and Gold Canyon could work, but forget about including Mesa. They have their own chamber and we are distinctly different. If the board did not include the membership in their decision, then that policy needs to be changed. I assume that Gold Canyon does […]

Lutes: Why did chamber drop ‘Apache Junction’ from its name?

Regarding the name change of the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce,  I cannot understand what they were thinking. This is Apache Junction. All other chambers are called by the name of their city. Are we ashamed of our city? I, for one, love our city. But what really makes it worse is, they never even […]

Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce restructures management team

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce recently added Heidi Geldis-Young and Rody Espanol to its team. Ms. Geldis-Young will take over as the Director of Events and Marketing while Mr, Espanol will take on the role of Territory Manager, according to a press release. Prior to her new post, Ms. Geldis-Young was the President to […]

‘Apache Junction’ dropped, new name ‘Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce’

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to rename the chamber the Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce. The new name will become effective Nov. 10 when the chamber unveils its new logo and branding elements, according to a release. “The chamber’s reach has always extended beyond Apache Junction,” Steve Byfield, Superstition […]