October Speaker Luncheon with Craig Frank
Join us for our October Speaker Luncheon. Craig is a native of California. In 1991 he moved to Utah County to attend BYU.
In 1994, he graduated from the Y with a degree in Management from the Marriott School. That same year he started a business in structural steel fabrication engineering, from a business plan he created in a senior year entrepreneurship class.
In 2007, Craig began consulting with public charter schools in Utah. He sits on the board of the Utah Charter Network, a not-for-profit statewide organization providing training, consulting, and legislative affairs for charter schools’ governing boards, administrators and teachers.
Currently, Craig owns a small business, consulting with educators, the tech industry and political entities.
As a member of the Utah State House of Representatives, Craig represented the people of District 57, which included American Fork, Pleasant Grove and Cedar Hills, from 2003-2010 and 2012. He served on the House Business and Labor Committee, as the Vice-chairman of House Revenue and Taxation Committee (with Chairman John Dougall), and as the Chairman of the House Government Operations Committee (primarily focused on elections issues). He served on several national legislative committees, including an assignment with the Council of State Governments, as well as the National Conference of State Legislators. During 2015-2017, Craig was elected to serve as the volunteer Chairman of the Utah County Republican Party.
Craig is married to Kim. They love Utah County and live in Lehi. They are the parents of four adult children. He recently became a grandpa for the first time. He loves to scuba dive. He also loves to hike in Utah’s mountains. Check out his hiking blog at OutsideInUtah.com.
Envision Utah's 2018 Common Good Awards
Each year, Envision Utah hosts the Common Good Awards to honor individuals and organizations that are doing amazing things to make Utah a great place to live, both now and in the future. This year's event will focus in on Utah County and its future as a hotbed for growth as it adds more than one million and its future as a hotbed for growth as it adds more than one million residents over the next 50 years.
Our keynote, Utah Valley University president Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez, will share her thoughts on the critical role education plays in manifesting the vision of a community and her commitment to strengthening the partnerships between Utah Valley University and the economic, civic, and social institutions of Utah County.
Kick the Habit Addiction Medicine Ribbon Cutting
Please join us as we welcome Dr. Joel Bush and Kick the Habit Addiction Medicine to the Chamber of Commerce and to American Fork!
Mayor's Executive Council Lunch (Community Partner Members only)
Come meet with the Mayor, City Manager, and the Community Partner chamber members to discuss key issues affecting the city. Help come up with solutions and collaborate on initiatives that will have a lasting impact on American Fork.
Annual Board of Directors Retreat
October Connect 4 Lunch
Looking for a great way to network with business owners and professionals? Join us on Thursday, October 25th at Chuck-A-Rama for our Connect 4 Lunch event hosted by the Lehi Area Chamber of Commerce. This event was created in response to a survey we sent out to chamber members from the Pleasant Grove-Lindon, American Fork, and Lehi Area Chambers and has become a popular way to network AND enjoy an amazing lunch at the same time!
Connect 4 Lunch will be held on the THIRD Thursday of every month. This event is free to attend - you just need to pay for your own lunch. Please remember to bring your business cards and, if you would like, a prize to give away during the drawing.
The next Connect 4 Lunch will be on November 15th.
The Walls at Harrington Center for the Arts
Crumbl Ribbon Cutting
Forum Academy Ribbon Cutting
Halloween on Main
Chamber members are invited to participate in our HALLOWEEN ON MAIN event. Each year we have about 2000 kids walk up and down Main Street trick-or-treating to the local businesses. If your business is not located on Main Street, we can provide a space for you to set up (either along Main or at Doug Smith Auto). There is NO CHARGE to participate and ALL types of businesses are welcome.
Ken Garff Trunk-or-Treat