Arizona Phi Beta Lambda Food Drive 2015

This weekend  October 24, 2015, we will be collecting non-perishable food items to support the awesome work that St. Marys food bank does. Please bring your items to Fall leadership and help Arizona Pbi Beta help St. Mary’s feed the needy in Arizona. A brief History recap of St. Mary’s Founded in 1967, St. Mary’s is the world’s first food bank. The idea came to founder John van Hengel when he was volunteering at St. Vincent DePaul, serving dinner to those in need. Today, St. Mary’s Food Bank is one of the largest food banks in the United States, and proud of the impact it has had on Arizona—and the world. – Hunger Statistics in Arizona Currently nearly 1 in 3 children, 1 in 5 Arizonans, and 1 in 7 seniors in Arizona live in poverty.* Arizona’s hunger rates are… Read the rest

2015 Fall Leadership

Northern Arizona University Phi Beta Lambda Host  2015 Fall Leadership Conference Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015 Location: 15451 N. 28th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ. 85053 Conference Fees: $20 per student this includes lunch. Conference Highlights Preorder your 2015-16 Phi Beta Lambda T-shirts and pickup at conference only $12 Please bring  a minimum of four non- perishable food items to the conference. The chapter who brings the most will receive an Award Workshop for members and advisers  Inspirational Key Note Speaker Further Details to follow check back often  !!!!!… Read the rest

Arizona Phi Beta Lambda Tours Amazon

Today was an exciting and fun day! We took an Amazon Fulfillment Center tour with our friends from Phoenix College and Central Arizona College. We were able to see and learn what happens “backstage” after we click the place your order button on their website! (Erica Pena –VP of Marketing NAU PBL) Comments from Attendees E.j. Peña  Fun marketing fact behind Amazon’s name logo: The smile has a double meaning! It’s also an arrow from A to Z meaning they have everything from A to Z! Richard Ellis : That place was huge!! The tour was great and it was really fun to see how such a giant retailer operated. I hope we get to see one of the drone’s make a delivery next time. Anyway, I had a great time and it was fun to see everyone. Luz Hernandez: … Read the rest

March Of Dimes Prescott Valley Recap

September 12th, members from Embry Riddle Phi Beta Lambda and Northern Arizona Extended Campus participated in walking and raising money for March of Dimes. The members who walked in the March of Dimes for Embry-Riddle were , Adin Herzog  Mwangi Karuri  Michelle Bennett, Mika Davidian, Emma Volovski, and Josh Turney. Mark Creech represented Northern Arizona University extended Campus , although he did not participate in the walk, However his team raised $175. Fun was had by all and special thanks to the donors and Embry Riddle University Phi Beta Lambda.  … Read the rest

DeVry: Networking 360

FBLA-PBL Would like to formally invite all of the Arizona PBL chapters to participate in the DeVry University Phoenix PBL chapter sponsored Networking 360 event titled, “The Diamondbacks Networking Celebration”. The event will take place on Wednesday September 30, 2015 at 5 pm. Our seating will be in the Coors Light Strike Zone section 401. The goal of this event is to raise money for the Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children with pediatric cancer. The cost of each ticket is $20. $5 of every ticket sold will go to benefit the Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children. While helping raise money for pediatric cancer all guests will have the opportunity to do some networking. Linked below is the website for this event and link to purchase tickets online. For any additional information please feel free to contact me directly. Ana… Read the rest

Rise to Top September 17

Points are calculated through September 17, 2015. Points can only be calculated if reported. Please don’t forget to turn in your Chapter Monthly reports.Highlights so Far: 1. Northern Arizona Extended Campus Raised $175 for MOD 2. Embry Riddle had 6 walkers in the Prescott Valley MOD walk 3. Phoenix College had 7 attendees at the Amazon Tour 4. CAC had 2 students drive over 60 miles to get to Amazon Tour. 5. ASU, Phoenix College and Northern Arizona Extended Campus had members join committee. There are many opportunities ahead to earn points next month. • Stock Market Games 5 points each member • Food drive 1 point per item or dollar donated. • Update chapter officer and member information for website 10 Points • Post articles in State Newspaper or AZ FBLA-PBL monthly newspaper 5 points • Recruit new members… Read the rest

St. Mary’s Food Drive

September 19 to October 24 ,AZ FBLA-PBL will be having a Food drive to benefit St.Mary’s Food Banks. St. Marys will provide  each chapter with donation boxes to place around your campuses. For delivery of the boxes : Contact Mark Creech (520-450-8149) At  fall leadership conference held at NAU extended Campus Oct 24, we will collect all  food items. We would like every AZ FBLA-PBL member to bring 4 non perishable food items with them to the conference. There is also a website set up for monetary donations. Click on the link below, after page loads click on that link and it will take you do our donation page. St,Mary’s Food Drive monetary donation link As an additional incentive every food item and dollar raised is worth 1 pt each to your chapters Rise to the Top Contest Points Thank… Read the rest

National Officer Training: A Memoir

Mikayla ___________________________________________________________   Good morning LAX. Sitting in the passenger seat of my mom’s car, I could see the glowing letters of the Los Angeles airport. Stepping out onto the sidewalk in my navy blue officer polo, I knew that this would be the start of something amazing. I was on my way to Reston, Virginia. After being elected the new National Western Region Vice President for FBLA-PBL, I had a few weeks to contact my home state senator and local congressman for a meeting in D.C. during the duration of our officer training. In addition to setting those appointments, I had to prepare a workshop on leadership, research the numbers of active chapters in my region, and reach out to a sponsor for a donation.   After arriving in Reston and finally making it to the hotel, the officer… Read the rest

Super Sweeps

Introduction You must complete 2 required activities and 8 other activities from the list of optional activities for a total of 10 activities. The deadline for submission is Tuesday, 10/20/2015 8:00:00 AM ET.. All chapters completing this form and meeting all requirements will receive the following: 1. A system-generated chapter certification of recognition 2. Ribbons for all members attending NFLC of chapters completing program 3. Chapter recognition the National Web site The Super Sweeps project must be activated by the chapter adviser before any activities may be selected or worked on. If the chapter adviser has not yet activated the Super Sweeps project please ask the adviser to do so. The adviser may activate the sweeps by logging into the Adviser Area on the National web site and clicking the Super Sweeps link on the page. Once the adviser has… Read the rest

Super Sweeps Begins August 1,2015

Time to get the 2015-16 FBLA-PBL recruiting of new members started. Super sweeps is a great way to start the recruiting process and the list below will help each club with process. The great news is these activities will earn points for your chapter for the rise to top contest. Most importantly, it help help your club attract new members. If I can be of any assistance please contact Mark Creech     Super Sweep Preview of ActivitiesRead the rest