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Good news from the Phoenix Business Journal:

Home builder confidence reaches 6-year high Phoenix Business Journal by Adam Kress, New Media Editor

Confidence among U.S. home builders has reached its highest level in six years. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, released today, shows builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose in September for the fifth consecutive month. The index rose three points, to 40 -- the highest mark since June 2006.

The increase in builder confidence nationwide also was reflected in Arizona. A recent report from Arizona State University found new-home sales in the Phoenix area have surged 58 percent since last July, while construction permits jumped by a staggering 87 percent during the same period.
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VoS CFMA is looking for new members & you can help!
The Membership Committee is going to host the Fall Mixer next week in order to find new members and we need your help! We need current CFMA members to invite at least two potential new members to our Fall Mixer so they learn all about the benefits of a CFMA membership in a relaxed, "spirited" environment. If you are a current CFMA member and you know two potential new members that would enjoy attending a sponsored Happy Hour, please contact Co-Chairs Lynne Pace or Lisa Vaglio for more information.



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Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day!
When : Always September 19th Ahoy, Matey! Did you know that today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? It's a day just for fun, a day to let out the pirate in each of us. We like "just for fun" days and we know you do, too. Practice up your "pirate-speak" in anticipation of this day. The conversation will be lively, and you don't want to be left behind. Today, everyone will be talking the talk, if not walking the walk. It is not a requirement to dress like a pirate today. Just talk like one. Are you a Pirate at heart, or in your soul? Take the Pirate Personality Test

aaaaarrrrrrrrrr!
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                 VoS CFMA is looking for new members & you can help!
The Membership Committee is going to host the Fall Mixer in September in order to find new members and we need your help! We need current CFMA members to invite at least two potential new members to our Fall Mixer so they learn all about the benefits of a CFMA membership in a relaxed, "spirited" environment. If you are a current CFMA member and you know two potential new members that would enjoy attending a sponsored Happy Hour, please contact Co-Chairs Lynne Pace or Lisa Vaglio for more information.
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Once it’s gone, it’s gone – the Early Bird savings are good only through today, Friday, 5 p.m. So register now and mail your sponsor check. If you are a Silver sponsor, you may use the Early Bird pricing to upgrade to a higher level.
Major sponsorships still available: àGolf Cart àMulligan àScore Card àBreakfast àBeverage Cart Sponsor openings in all categories; additional golfers most welcome. Special Thanks to CBIZ MHM, Title sponsor and MJ Insurance, Platinum Lunch sponsor.
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CFMA’s Revamped Website Is Now Live! Check it out at: http://www.cfma.org/


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VoS CFMA is looking for new members & you can help!
The Membership Committee is going to host the Fall Mixer in September in order to find new members and we need your help! We need current CFMA members to invite at least two potential new members to our Fall Mixer so they learn all about the benefits of a CFMA membership in a relaxed, "spirited" environment. If you are a current CFMA member and you know two potential new members that would enjoy attending a sponsored Happy Hour, please contact Co-Chairs Lynne Pace or Lisa Vaglio for more information.
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Happy Sewing Machine Day!
When : June 13th and September 10th Sewing Machine Day celebrates a very important invention ----- the sewing machine. The first sewing machines were made in France in the 1830s. It wasn't until 1846, that they were patented in the U.S. What a great invention. Prior to it's creation, clothes items were sewn together by hand...stitch by stitch. People who know how to use a sewing machine are dwindling in number. Our mothers and grandmothers had a sewing machine in the house. They used it, too. But, look around your house. Do you have a sewing machine? Chance are, the answers is no. If you have a sewing machine, enjoy today making things with it. If not, consider picking up sewing as a hobby. Today's Thought Provoking Saying: "A stitch in time saves nine." ...Saves nine "what"?


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Get ready for the

Valley of the Sun's 22nd AnnualGolf Classic
Wednesday, October 24, Orange Tree Golf Courseto raise $$$ for construction-industry scholarships


Click herefor brochure with details and registration form
Wanted: Sponsors, Golfers, Donations
Raffle tickets for prizes are available for purchase at lunch meetings through October 18
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Happy “Be Late For Something Day”!
When : Always September 5th
Be Late For Something Day is a great day to be a procrastinator. If you are among the millions of us who never seem to be able to stay on schedule, then you will certainly enjoy today.
Being late for something as a common occurrence. It's caused by a whole host of reasons. Some are intentional, some are not. Fall behind schedule early in the day today, and you will be late for everything that follows. Doctors and lawyers are notoriously late for something....their appointment with you! It's proper to be "fashionably late" for parties.
Important Note: We hope you thoroughly enjoy and participate in theis day. But, whatever you do, don't' be late for dinner!
It is easy and natural to enjoy this special day. All you have to do is be late for something. That's easy for procrastinators. And, perhaps its easy for you.
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VoS CFMA is looking for new members & you can help!
The Membership Committee is going to host the Fall Mixer this month in order to find new members and we need your help! We need current CFMA members to invite at least two potential new members to our Fall Mixer so they learn all about the benefits of a CFMA membership in a relaxed, "spirited" environment. If you are a current CFMA member and you know two potential new members that would enjoy attending a sponsored Happy Hour, please contact Co-Chairs Lynne Pace or Lisa Vaglio for more information.