Free Lunch & Learn with Kimber Lanning
Sep
24
11:00 AM11:00

Free Lunch & Learn with Kimber Lanning

  • Gila County/Payson Public Library (map)
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Kimber will be the Keynote Speaker at the FREE “Lunch & Learn” event hosted by the Town of Payson Economic Development & the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce for business owners in Rim Country. Kimber will be discussing the key to “Leveraging Small Businesses to Drive Tourism”.

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September Member Webinar: Saving Water, Saving Money
Sep
25
10:00 AM10:00

September Member Webinar: Saving Water, Saving Money

Cracking down on operating expenses is always top of mind for entrepreneurs. One area where you may literally be sending money down the drain is through your water usage. Join this free webinar with the experts at Water Use It Wisely to find applicable tips that will save you money, and save water.

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Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: Understanding Your Opportunity Zones
Sep
26
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: Understanding Your Opportunity Zones

Last December, federal lawmakers created the federal Opportunity Zones program for investors to re-invest their unrealized capital gains towards community, business, real estate, and economic development activities in America's lowest-income communities. 

This webinar provides a comprehensive background and expert analysis of the new program, as well as recommendations for cities, philanthropies, advocates, and private sector representatives interested in equitable development outcomes throughout our nation's 8,761 newly designated Opportunity Zones to think about now. 

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October Lunch Mixer: Hula's Modern Tiki (Metro PHX)
Oct
3
11:30 AM11:30

October Lunch Mixer: Hula's Modern Tiki (Metro PHX)

Give yourself a break with us and check out Hula’s new location in uptown Phoenix! We’ll be lunching and networking in the Tiki Room with local entrepreneurs from around the valley. Bring plenty of business cards, and be ready for your 30-second intro.

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October's Spooky SAZ Member Mixer
Oct
3
5:30 PM17:30

October's Spooky SAZ Member Mixer

Come get spooky with Local First at our Halloween themed mixer and meet other local businesses in the Rialto’s rockin’ venue, 191 Toole.

191 Toole invites members to stay afterwards to see Dave Parley from Prayers! Only in Tucson do you get invited to a live show after a business mixer, all thanks to our friends at the Rialto!

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Discover Local @ TMA
Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Discover Local @ TMA

Discover Local @ TMA on Sunday, October 14th is the kick-off event for the TENWEST Festival and promises something for everyone. From water harvesting and earth works to compassionate leadership, desert gardening and urban arts culture, Discover Local @ TMA will highlight ways to get involved with your local community, because living local means understanding how the choices you make and the interactions you have each day affect the entire Tucson ecosystem.

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Solutions for Rural Development: How Rural Communities Can Get Film Ready
Oct
31
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development: How Rural Communities Can Get Film Ready

Arizona offers numerous advantages to film and television producers who choose to work here. As your partners in production, the state’s numerous film offices and Film Resource Coordinators ensure you have access to our Reel Savings Program, amazing locations, permits, as well as, the crew and talent you require to ensure your project will be successful. Learn more about the services we provide filmmakers in Arizona – the Right Choice, Right Next Door!

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November Member Gathering: Mountain Mojo Group (Flagstaff)
Nov
14
5:30 PM17:30

November Member Gathering: Mountain Mojo Group (Flagstaff)

Mountain Mojo Group is a different kind of marketing agency. Get an inside look at their creative workspace where you'll meet other local members and meet the Mountain Mojo team. Prepare yourself for a high energy networking opportunity, engaging presentation from LFA staff, great food, and lots of fun.

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Bisbee Local Block Party
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Bisbee Local Block Party

How local have you been this year? Have you moved your money to a local bank? Continued to shop at the farmer's market and local markets? Donated to your local organizations and charities? If you have been struggling with this, or just want more information we are here to help! 

On Saturday, September 15th Local First Arizona and sponsor Subway Underground will be hosting a Local Block Party on Subway Street in Old Bisbee. Here you can find all the information on banking local, eating local, shopping local, donating local, and drinking local. We want to make it as fun and easy as possible to experience all the things your local community has to offer. 

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Reunion Empresarial: Bilingual Insurance and HR Solutions Gloria Guerra
Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

Reunion Empresarial: Bilingual Insurance and HR Solutions Gloria Guerra

¡Acompáñenos este 12 de septiembre a nuestra reunión empresarial en Bilingual Insurance & HR Solutions Gloria Guerra! Fuerza Local los invita cordialmente a nuestra reunión de agosto donde tendrá la oportunidad de conocer, aprender y compartir sus conocimientos con otros empresarios del valle. Recuerde que las reuniones empresariales están abiertas para todos los miembros de Fuerza Local y los alentamos a que inviten a sus amigos emprendedores para que nos acompañen al igual.

4150 W. Peoria Ave. Suite 125 Phoenix, AZ 85028

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Reunion Empresarial: Puerto Rico Latin Bar & Grill
Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

Reunion Empresarial: Puerto Rico Latin Bar & Grill

¡Acompáñenos este 15 de agosto a nuestra reunión empresarial en Puerto Rico Latin Bar & Grill! Fuerza Local los invita cordialmente a nuestra reunión de agosto donde tendrá la oportunidad de conocer, aprender y compartir sus conocimientos con otros empresarios del valle. Recuerde que las reuniones empresariales están abiertas para todos los miembros de Fuerza Local y los alentamos a que inviten a sus amigos emprendedores para que nos acompañen al igual.

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12th Annual Rural  Policy Forum - Wickenburg, Az
Aug
9
to Aug 10

12th Annual Rural Policy Forum - Wickenburg, Az

  • Wickenburg Community Center (map)
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Join us in Wickenburg, August 9th and 10th for the 12th Annual Rural Policy Forum, a gathering of  rural economic development professionals, nonprofits, community leaders, business owners, tribal communities, and other rural stakeholders who are interested in sustaining rural communities.

This is an opportunity to hear strategies from national experts as well as learn about success stories from around Arizona that give rural leaders like you the tools, resources and relationships they need to face current challenges.

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Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series - Culture and History as an Economic Driver
Jul
25
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series - Culture and History as an Economic Driver

History and culture are two of the many aspects that make living in small-town Arizona so wonderful. Residents can enjoy the magic of Route 66 or the ruins of ancient civilizations right in their backyards. This history that contributes to making our homes so special can be leveraged in healthy ways as an economic driver. Join us, this month, as we learn about organizations and places across the state that use their historic assets to generate revenue for the community and educate on the past. 

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