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June 1st, 2017

Celebrate our Community!


The Apache Junction Chamber Community Awards Banquet is a time to reflect on the accomplishments of the prior year, and honor the outstanding small business, large business, non-profit, volunteer, teacher, firefighter, police officer, and professor for their contributions to our community.



Nine businesses and three volunteer were nominated

Large Business Nominees Small Business Nominees Non-Profit Nominees Community Volunteer Nominees

Brookdale Senior Living

Roadhaven Resort

Taco Bell

Little Caesars

Los Gringos Locos

Tri-Media Inc. KRDE, The Ride 94.1

Community Alliance Against Family Abuse

The Lost Dutchman Marathon

Superstition Mountain Promotional Corporation

Cami Garcia

Christa Rizzi

Maxine Boyce




Congratulations to our award recipients



Dress is business formal

$45.00 per person

$350 Reserve a Table of 8


A full dinner, dessert and drinks are provided to each guest. 

The evening began with a Beer and Wine social sponsored by The Handlebar Pub and Grill and a musical performance by the Apache Junction High School String Quartette. During the social, Kneaders Bakery and Cafe sponsored an assortment of delicious desserts. The Banquet sounded off with the Superstition Honor Guard Pipes and Drums. 


Dinner will be catered by Village Inn and you will be able to choose from two delicious options:

1. Two grilled chicken breasts covered with artichokes, sautéed spinach, tomatoes and topped with lemon parsley butter sauce, served on a bed of rice pilaf 

2. Sliced tender pot roast topped with brown gravy and served with red skin mashed potatoes, corn and a dinner roll


The events will begin with a wine and beer social, starting at 5:30, and all alcohol will be provided by Handlebar Pub and Grill. Sounds of the A.J. High School String Quartette will play throughout the social and the banquet will begin with the SFMD Honor Guard Bagpipers. 


It will be a night to remember as we celebrate the incredible individuals and organizations that do so much for our community!








 Thank you to all of our sponsors: 

Salt River Project, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Amazing Dental Care, Brookdale Apache Junction, Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, Natures Wonder Dispensary, Republic Services, Little Caesars Pizza

Thank you to all of our donators:  

Dolce Vita at Superstition Mountain, Costco, Walmart Apache Junction, The Handlebar Pub and Grill, Kneaders Bakery and Cafe, Lucky Strikes, Superstition Mountain Museum, Superstition Fire Honor Guard Pipes & Drums, Dirtwater Springs, Mesa Market Place, Los Gringos Locos, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Frontier Ace Hardware, Apache Junction High School, Mountain Brook Golf Club, Goldfield Ghost Town, Central Arizona College, A Helping Hand Community Thrift Store, Coyote Coupon Books, and DTL Electric

Thank you to all of our volunteers:  

Jean Humphries, Judy Borey, Dolores Acker, Robert Wasson, Duane Larrew, Delores Larrew, Linda Daniels, Ron Wooley, Loretta Wooley, Sue Kane, Bob Kane, Mike Shirley, Cindy Shirley, and Rita Wilson


Without you this event would not be possible. 

Contact or call (480) 982-3141 for more details