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CCIFP Overview Part I and II

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October 23rd and 30th 

Registrations now being accepted here - register for "Part 1" and you will automatically be registered for both.  This is a two half-day class to help you prepare to study and sit for the CCIFP exam.  If you sit for the exam by 1/31/18, VOS will reimburse your $150 Overview class fee.  If you successfully pass the exam, VOS will reimburse $350 of your exam fee (if exam is taken by 1/31/18).
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West Valley, We're Coming for You This Thursday! Sign Up Today!

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 4-6pm The first regional happy hour is coming to the West Valley on September 28th!   Register here to join your CFMA friends at Cabin Whiskey & Grill - $15 gets you two drinks and appetizers to share!   Check out the event flyer for other dates and valley locations for upcoming happy hours in your neck of the woods and register for any of them today on the CFMA VoS calendar of events.
Jim Bracy  CPA, CCIFP Senior Surety Associate

Help Hurricane Harvey Victims at this Week's Lunch!

In wake of the destruction that Hurricane Harvey has caused I'm sure you've all asked yourselves "how can I help?".       The Valley of the Sun chapter has adopted a family in Humble, TX, which happens to be the cousin of long time VoS member and past president, Lisa Autino.  Their house was severely damaged and they lost the majority of their belongings.  We are asking for your support to help this family rebuild their lives.   We will be taking donations through the month of September.  We are looking for cash, check or gift card donations.  (Gift cards for Lowes, Kohl's, or Visa/MasterCard.)   There are three ways you can donate: Bring your donation to the next Luncheon on Thursday September 21stOnline: Click on the following link:  paypal.me/cfmavosMail gift cards and/or checks payable to CFMA VoS:Premium Organization              PO Box 4130              Scottsdale, AZ 85261              Attention:  Stephanie Weadock (If mailing ch…

New CFMA Benchmarker Data Now Available!

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CFMA’s Construction Financial Benchmarker provides the data that details the industry, including the key financial measurements needed to analyze and evaluate a company’s financial performance. With a record number of respondents this year, see how your company compares to data from more than 1,400 construction financial professionals. Don’t miss the October 25 webinar detailing the results.

BeThe1To

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HOW ASKING THIS QUESTION HELPS An important aspect of this step is to make sure you follow through with the ways in which you say you’ll be able to support the person. This could mean being physically present for someone, speaking on the phone when you can, or any other way that shows support for the person at risk. Do not commit to anything you are not willing or able to accomplish. If you are unable to be physically present with someone with thoughts of suicide, talk with that person to develop some ideas for others who might be able to help as well (again, only others

Chapter Support for Hurricane Harvey Victims

In wake of the destruction that Hurricane Harvey has caused I'm sure you've all asked yourselves "how can I help?".     The Valley of the Sun chapter has adopted a family in Humble, TX, which happens to be the cousin of long time VoS member and past president, Lisa Autino.  Their house was severely damaged and they lost the majority of their belongings.  We are asking for your support to help this family rebuild their lives.   We will be taking donations through the month of September.  We are looking for cash, check or gift card donations.  (Gift cards for Lowes, Kohl's, or Visa/MasterCard.)   There are three ways you can donate: Bring your donation to the next Luncheon on Thursday September 21stOnline: Click on the following link:  paypal.me/cfmavosMail gift cards and/or checks payable to CFMA VoS:Premium Organization PO Box 4130 Scottsdale, AZ 85261 Attention:  Stephanie Weadock (If mailing checks or gift cards please email Lisa Su…

Register This Week for Baseball!

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Get a "VOS Goes to Miami" preview of next year's conference when you join your CFMA friends on Friday, September 22nd to watch the Arizona Diamonbacks vs. the Miami Marlins baseball game!  Tickets may be available after this week but it depends on availability, so purchase by Friday at noon to be sure you get in with the group!

Tickets are $36 each for All You Can Eat seats.

Bring family & friends - all are welcome! Register here....

Speaking of Scholarships...

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The time is now to apply!
School may have just started, but it's never too early to start thinking about how to pay for next semester!  The application window is now open for our Spring Scholarship season. Check out the requirements and application and share with a student who may benefit! Application deadline is October 31.  Please direct any questions to Ryan Spriggs.