Women and shopping

"If you absolutely love shopping and support local businesses, the Links Neighborhood Grill is hosting a Fall Shopping Experience from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12."

Welcome, everyone, to another edition of Business Briefcase, where we address all the great happenings in the local business world — whether it be openings, closings, construction and development, ribbon-cutting ceremonies and expansions, chamber mixers and networking events or anything else.

Many great events occurring on the same day as each other,  plan your days accordingly. 

A Code Compliance 101 workshop takes place at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Ira A. Murphy Elementary School, 7231 W. North Lane. The class will discuss the various violations that are common within Peoria. It is a series of education and training sessions where code officers will discuss common code violations and provide an overview of the process. For more information, visit peoriaaz.gov.

If you absolutely love shopping and support local businesses, the Links Neighborhood Grill is hosting a Fall Shopping Experience from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. The Links Neighborhood Grill located on 18823 Country Club Parkway. Local vendors will be selling products and services. To register for the free event, visit Eventbrite.com 

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Montecito Senior Living will be hosting its 20th-anniversary party and Peoria Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting ceremony. It takes place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Montecito Senior Living, 17271 N. 87th Avenue. There will be wine, soft drinks, appetizers, live entertainment and a chance to win prizes. It is a free community event, along with complimentary valet parking. For more information visit peoriachamber.com

Another event on Wednesday, Oct. 16 is the New Member Orientation and Networking Social. It takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Resort Lifestyle Communities Arrowhead Valley, 20025 N 81st Avenue. The event will provide new members the insight of being a member and creating new business relations. There will be a social hour where the members can network with Chamber Ambassadors and City VIP’s. Also, there will be complimentary appetizers, light refreshments and giveaways. To register for the event visit peoriachamber.com

Are you a small business owner who does not understand how to work Instagram but would like to? Come to the “Instagram Strategy for the Small Business Owner” event with Beau and Arrow Media from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. This will at the Collective, 8271 W Lake Pleasant Parkway, Suite 104. To attend the workshop, you must purchase a $35 ticket. At the event, you will be able to learn the top three things you should be doing on Instagram, discover valuable ideas to connect authentically with your audience and many more Instagram tips for your small business. To order your tickets, visit Eventbrite.com.

That’s all the briefs for this week. Thanks for reading!

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