Sheryl Anderson chamber of commerce’s Teacher of the Year

Sheryl Anderson, a government teacher for Apache Junction High School, was selected Teacher of the Year by the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce.   Ms Anderson was one of many individuals, businesses and organizations who were recognized at the chamber’s annual awards banquet hosted by Roadhaven Golf and Tennis Resort in Apache Junction on June 27, […]

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Big O Tires in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Big O Tires, 35 S. Idaho Road. Big O Tires in Apache Junction and Globe are owned by Ricky and Diane Smithson, residents of Arizona for more than 60 years, according to a release. Walker Waldie, manager of the […]

AJ Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Janice Young Vocals

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce joined with Janice Young Vocals to host a ribbon cutting at Ms. Young’s place of employment at 567 W. Apache Trail. Ms. Young has been singing professionally since the age of 12. She began performing on stage with her family’s gospel music band, according to a press release. She […]

AJ Chamber, Farmers Insurance host ribbon cutting

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce joined with Farmers Insurance agent Michael Rodriguez and his team for a ribbon cutting of the company’s new office at 105 S. Delaware Drive. The event was Thursday, May 9. Mr. Rodriguez said, via a press release, he and his team are happy to be part of the Apache […]

Chamber ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fatman’s Pizza and Grill

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new owner of Fatman’s Pizza and Grill, Apache Junction City Councilman Jeff Struble, with a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony. Learn about the business, 2430 W. Apache Trail in Apache Junction, at fatmanspizza.com or by calling 480-671-9897. For more information on the chamber, go to ajchamber.com.

Denise Hart new CEO at Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce has hired Denise Hart as its president and chief executive officer. She starts April 29. “We are excited to add Denise Hart to our team and to our community,”  Steve Byfield, chairman of the chamber of commerce, said in a release. “Denise has been leading the way in challenging […]

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 […]