Category Archives: Updates

2017 Arizona Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference

  2017 Arizona PBL State Leadership Conference When: April 14-15, 2017 Where: Arizona State University Who: All AZ PBL members Our annual AZ PBL State Leadership Conference will begin on Friday, April 14 with two testing sessions and a social event. All other conference activities will occur on Saturday, April 15. We will need performance event judges at various times during the day on Saturday between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm. If you want to volunteer as a judge, please contact Mike Manion, PBL State Director at  … Read the rest

2016-17 Individual Membership Award Update

     Arizona Phi Beta Lambda  2016-17    Individual Membership Award Update Individual membership award is designed to recognized Arizona Phi Beta Lambda members. Every member is awarded a point for their involvement in education, service and progress activities.       LEVELS OF ACHIEVEMENT Bronze Level 10-19- (Certificate)- Silver Level 20-27 – (Resin Trophy) Gold Level 28-34 – (Plaque) Platinum 35-40 – (Crystal Trophy) 2016-17 AZ PBL Individual Membership Award Winners Silver Level Mark Creech – 24 points Central Arizona College Bronze Level Scott Chilleen-19 pts.-Northern Arizona University EC Katie Daley – 16 pts. –Central Arizona College Alma Murrillo – 12 pts. Central Arizona College Kristy Lopez – 10 pts. Northern Arizona University EC Erika Pena- 10 pts. Northern Arizona University EC Tirso Tonche – 10 pts. Phoenix College  … Read the rest

Arizona PBL 2nd annual toy drive

It’s Christmas day, and all Arizona PBL members are home with their families. Satisfied and fulfilled knowing that over 60 families who are spending their Christmas in Phoenix Children hospital.  That their child’s day was made a little brighter from the toys that Arizona Phi Beta Lambda donated to Phoenix Children Hospital. This is our second annual toy drive and this year NAU EC, CAC and Phoenix College held holiday toy drives and collected over 150 toys. I want to thank everyone who helped collect toys or donate toys, many of the AZ PBL members that donated, their families could have benefited from the toy drive. However, as I learned in my 4 years of Phi Beta Lambda, you are all such loving and caring servants to our Arizona communities. Attached are some of the pictures and I hope you… Read the rest

2016 Fall Newsletter

Below is the link the 2016 Fall Newsletter. Thank you all for such a productive semester! With the momentum we currently have we can surely recruit many more members as well as increase overall participation in the spring as we prepare to represent Arizona PBL at the National Conference next summer. We would like to wish everyone a safe and relazing winter break. Thank you! -AZ PBL 2016-17 State Officer Team 2016 Fall newsletter final *This post is also available under the “Documents & Resources” tab… Read the rest

ACTE Region 5 Post-Secondary Business Student of the Year

Meet the 2016 ACTE Region 5 Post-Secondary Award Winner  Mark Creech- Central Arizona College Family is a big motivator in Mark Creech’s life. He credits Phi Beta Lambda with providing him with opportunities to show his grandchildren that education and hard work lead to professional success. Mark served as the PBL President of Northern Arizona University EC and was a major reason why the chapter experienced tremendous growth both in membership and member involvement. Mark is currently attending Central Arizona College and has been working with the CAC PBL chapter adviser to increase their membership, develop chapter professional and community service activities and increase member participation.             This year, Mark is also serving as the National Western Region Vice President and is working with National Officer Team to develop and improve programs that will benefit PBL members across the country. Mike… Read the rest

AZ PBL state officers attend NFLC in Dallas,TX

  from left to right Scott Chilleen, Nicholas Livengood, Tirso Tonche and Brendan Mak Five (5) Arizona Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) state officers attended the 2016 FBLA-PBL National Fall Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, from Nov. 17-20. Your state officers participated in various motivational sessions and the state officer leadership track in order to develop their leadership skills. The officer track helped Arizona PBL state officers develop “A Legacy of Leadership” with FBL-PBL state officers from all over the nation. The entire conference focused on the 2016-2017 national theme, which encourages members to build a legacy of leadership Mark Creech PBL WRVP Central Arizona College’s Mark Creech, who also serves as the 2016-2017 PBL Western Region Vice President and his fellow FBLA-PBL National Officers facilitated the “State Officer Track” Mark stated “It was nice to see so many future business… Read the rest

Arizona PBL 2016 Toy Drive

2016 TOY DRIVE Arizona Phi Beta Lambda is collecting toys for Phoenix Children Hospital December  1-16, 2016   GIVE A CHILD A SMILE – AND HOPE! Help children and parents who are in the hospital during the holiday season. Donate new unwrapped toys in original packages. Please collect the toys during your chapter meetings. Then contact Mark Creech to arrange pickup of your toys. This is an Rise to Top Chapter event that earns tour chapter 10 points per toy collected. For more information please call 1.520-450-8149 Suggested Items Stuffed Animals- Baby Dolls- Transformers- Hot Wheels- Card Games -New Movies- Action Figures PlayDoh Markers/Crayons Colored Pencils Coloring Books  Video Games Reading Books Legos Craft Kits Jigsaw Puzzles Light Up Toys- Baby Rattlers- Pop-Up Toys        … Read the rest

December 10, 2016 Phoenix Street Cleanup

  Phoenix Street Cleanup sign up link     Tirso Tonche -Executive VP  invites everyone to the street clean up event on December 10, 2016 at 11 am. We will be meeting on 7th Ave and Osborn in front of the Peter Piper sharply at 11 am. We will then clean the street up towards 7th Ave and Indian school down to Thomas and meet up on Osborn again.  All chapter and community volunteers are welcomed to come by. Tirso will be providing 1 pizza for each chapter that attends and two game tokens for each member.  Trash bags will be provided. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes as we will be walking for a mile. Gloves will also be provided. After the street has been cleaned will be posing for a group photo to send to the city… Read the rest

PC Gives Event

Phoenix College Phi beta Lambda  recently volunteered on November 18th where we partnered with the Business Department in their first annual PC Gives event. There we handed out fruits and vegetables to the community: 1056 Seedless Watermelons,480 Honeydews, many mini potatoes,totaling to well over a ton of produce. Our volunteers were assigned the task of bagging and giving the fresh produce donated by The St. Mary’s Food-bank to over 300 community members, students, and college staff for upcoming holidays. Also present was the Nursing Department promoting health and doing blood pressure checks. The Dental Department giving information about dental care and providing dental hygiene products. As well as our massage therapists and the Estrella Mountain fire science program was able to bring a fire engine, fire-fighting suits, tools, and information to educate the community on their job and fire safety.… Read the rest