Category: Updates


Arizona PBL Street Clean-Up

Join us on September 30, 2017 for the local street clean up in partnership with the city of Phoenix Adopt a street program. We will be meeting in front of the Peter Piper Pizza on 7th Ave and Osborn to clean up the street and give back to the community! We look forward to seeing you there! Contact Tirso Tonche @ 602 403 7995 for more details! Starting location: 3403 N 7th Ave Phoenix, AZ  85013 United States Pizza will be provided after words.… Read the rest
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Prescott Arizona March of Dimes

We’re getting ready to walk in March for Babies! It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies. There’ll be family teams, company teams and people walking with friends – it’s a great feeling knowing we’re all helping real families. Join our event and walk with us to raise money for babies right here in our community!                                                                      Click Photo to enlarge flyer!    … Read the rest

Message from the President

Greetings, Arizona PBL members! On behalf of the entire Arizona PBL state officer team, welcome to the 2017–18 PBL membership year! This year’s theme is “Elevate Your Future”. Your state officer team has been hard at work developing and working on new and exciting programs that we know everyone of you can benefit from. We understand that this is a very important year for our state. Last year, we were very successful in developing future chapter leaders and created amazing momentum. We hope this results in membership growth and  we challenge you to continue build lasting relationships with businesses and your members. You can accomplish this with our competitive events program, participation in our community service projects, or through a leadership position in your local chapter. I know that together we can and will make this the best year ever… Read the rest

National Officer Training

FBLA-PBL Mission Statement: “To bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs”. Mark Creech was re-elected to serve as PBL Western Region Vice President during our 2017 National Leadership Conference in Anaheim California.On July 25-28, he was in Reston, Virginia for National Officer Training. While there he worked with eight other national officers to create a program of work that they hope elevates FBLA-PBL to new heights. The team also visited the House of Representatives and Senate to discuss CSTO and Perkins Funding. While in the House, they had the privilege of meeting Brad Howard. Brad is a former PBL national officer, and current Chief of Staff in Congress. After lunch,they took a tour of The National Mall in downtown Washington, D.C. Mark believes that this year members and chapters will… Read the rest
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2017 Local Officer Training

Creating productive leadership Join Arizona Phi Beta Lambda state leadership team for the 2nd Annual local officer training workshop. The workshop is designed to prepare officers and advisers for another successful year in Phi Beta Lambda. We’ll focus national and local programs while sharing best practices. State officers will each present workshop. Lunch is offered and please bring tablet or computer to access “The AZ PBL Chapter Manual”. Who:     PBL chapter officers and advisers What:    Officers training workshop Where:    Phoenix College When:   Saturday, September 9, 2017 8:30 am-4:00 pm Why:   Because well informed and trained teams are the most productive Cost:     Free to all advisers, local and state officers with advance registration due by August 28,2017 Session/Event Highlights Career Membership Achievement Program Recruiting and Retention Techniques Community Service Rise to Top Challenge Individual Membership Award Communication and personal branding Lunch… Read the rest

2017-18 AZ PBL Calender

2017-18 Arizona Phi Beta Lambda Calendar of Events. This is a list of the activities we have planned for this year. Warning this is a work in progress and will change as we finalize events. Please check back frequently for update. August 12                     PBL State Officer Meeting (ASU Memorial Union, Tempe)   August 26                     March of Dimes “March for Babies” (Prescott) Sept 9 (Tentative)          PBL Local Chapter Officer Training (Phoenix College) Sept TBD                      PBL State Officer Meeting (ASU Memorial Union, Tempe) October TBD                 PBL State Officer Meeting (ASU Memorial Union, Tempe) October TBD                 PBL Fall Leadership Conference (TBD) October 20                    PBL National Fall Dues Deadline November 8                  FBLA FLEX Conference (Phoenix) November TBD             PBL State Officer Meeting (ASU Memorial Union, Tempe) November 11                Ronald McDonald House Charities McGala event (Phoenix) November 11-12            NASCAR Fundraiser and Social (Phoenix) November 17-18            FBLA-PBL National… Read the rest

2017-18 State officer team preparing program of work

Are you ready to Elevate Your Future in 2017-18? Your Arizona State officers are working hard on updating the website and marketing materials. Our program of works is packed full of activities that will help you transition from classroom to workforce. Highlighted activities  Local officer training Arizona PBL Business Challenge Baby Olympics for March of Dimes Arizona PBL Stock Market Challenge NASCAR Fundraiser and Social Golf Tournament Fundraiser and Social CMAP workshops Phoenix Children Toy Drive  Updated Chapter recruitment materials Arizona PBL T-Shirt Swift Transportation Business Tour Much more! You’re 2017-18 State Officer Team From left to right Katie Daley, Tirso Tonche,                                                                                                                                    Mark Creech Brendan Mak , and Nicholas Livengood… Read the rest

2017 NLC in Anaheim

I have I always wanted to say this  “I’m going to Disneyland”! June 24-27 Arizona PBL members attended the 3 day leadership conference. All seven of our chapters were represented at the conference. Arizona did very well at the conference, producing  1 national champion, will several CMAP award, membership awards and received  two March of dimes grants. AZ PBL also contributed 12 baskets for the silent auction. We want to thank Dillard’s for their support of out silent auction. They donated eight baskets, in which some of the fiercest bidding wars happen over their awesome donations. Our members took place in the March of Dimes mini walk and I am proud to say the we donated $140. The professionalism in which our members represented AZ PBL was admirable. Below is the list of event   Arizona Phi Beta Lambda 2017… Read the rest


  Giulia  Paulet  – Northern Arizona University-Flagstaff HOW MY BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS HAVE HELPED ME ABROAD One of the ways, Arizona PBL Members can earn points towards  achieving the individual membership award is to submit an article to be shared with our members.  I want to thank Giulia for sharing her thoughts on how participation in business clubs, help her on her study abroad trip. I feel this article will add value to our readers and hope that several other members will take the time to post about their Phi Beta Lambda has helped them. Click link to read article  … Read the rest