July 2017

30th Annual Chandler Chamber Community Awards

The 30th Annual Chandler Chamber Community Awards was held on June 1 at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino. The event honors local businesses and individuals for their outstanding contributions to the community. Photography by Everardo Keeme Photography.

Perry High School Graduation

Congratulations to Perry High's Class of 2017! This year, 825 seniors were expected to graduate on May 31 at the commencement 
ceremony held at the school. Photography by Renee Clancy.

Hamilton High School Graduation

Hamilton High School held its graduation ceremony at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe on May 31. The school expected 857 students 
to receive their diplomas. Photography by Heather Hackett Creates.

Blacker Orthodontics Pool Party

Blacker Orthodontics held its annual Beach Blast at Hamilton Aquatic Center. Patients and Chanderites were invited to come splash with the staff and enjoy a fun-filled family evening of swimming, games, food and DJ.

Fit Society Grand Opening

Fit Society (formerly Studio Fit) held a grand opening event in their new building with local vendors, raffles, giveaways, prizes, 
free workouts and a big bouncer for the kids!

Greenhouse Gardens – Pawsitively Fetching Photos

Greenhouse Gardens held a "pawsitively" fabulous pet event for a good cause. Professional pet photographer Christina Armstrong 
(PixByChris.com) took pet photos and donated a portion of the proceeds to rescue group One Dog Arizona (Facebook.com/OneDogAZ). Pups from the rescue were in attendance and available for adoption.

Vision Gallery Hosts Reception for New Exhibit

Vision Gallery hosted an opening reception for a new exhibit that features the art of three female artists who use TechShop to hone their craft. From Thin Air II: Art from TechShop features pieces from Lauren Copley, Jamie Cordelier and Emily Longbrake.

Arizona College Prep – Erie Graduation

Arizona College Prep - Erie recognized 87 graduating seniors on May 31, its largest class to date. The students have earned more than 
$12.3 million in scholarships. Photography by DElizabethBishop Photography.

Turbo Resources Groundbreaking Ceremony

Turbo Resources—which provides aeronautical and aerospace parts to international airlines and other customers—broke ground on 
its new global headquarters in Chandler. Turbo already is based in Chandler but is building a new 247,000-square-foot 
corporate base to include offices and warehouse space.

Chandler Public Library Events

The Chandler Public Library held its 7th annual LibCon celebration for teenage fans of comics, anime, video games, cosplay, and other 
fantasy and science fiction entertainment. In a separate event, congratulations to Santan Elementary students, winners of the district and regional Battle of the Books reading competition!

Youth Advisory Council Graduation

Fifteen teens graduated from the Youth Advisory Council program at the Chandler Center for the Arts, where they engaged in sessions that focused on arts appreciation, community service and leadership skills to become well-rounded community leaders. This is the seventh year for the program, funded by the Chandler Cultural Foundation.