August 2019 - Chick-fil-a
As a family-owned business, the Cathy family has been working together for 70 years. Just as Truett Cathy built Chick-fil-A alongside his wife and children, today several second and third generation Cathy family members are carrying on that tradition, while others pursue talents in other fields. Dusty Pyne owns and operates the American Fork and Lehi Chick-fil-A locations and strives to carry on the family-friendly atmosphere established by the Cathy family. With his father, Vern, the Pyne family has made a lasting impact in American Fork and beyond. They have spent countless hours and resources giving back to the community, supporting school programs, and serving on the board of directors for the Chamber. The Cow has become a local celebrity and will always remind you to "Eat Mor Chikin®."
july 2019 - ifa country stores
Your farmer’s cooperative was formed in 1923 by a group of men with an ambitious vision for the future and a lot of hard work. Organized in Gunnison, Utah as a marketing cooperative for surplus eggs in the region, the talents of Albertus Willardson, Benjamin Brown, and Clyde Edmonds merged and were immediately recognized by producers as well as groups like the Utah Farm Bureau, the railroad companies, and small town businessmen looking to improve the economy of their community. In 1960, Mr. C. K. Ferre, a long-time employee, took over the leadership of the association and on February 25, 1961, the name was changed to “Intermountain Farmers Association.” After 90 years, cooperation between officers, employees, board members and patrons has created a history of agriculture excellence to be proud of during good as well as challenging times. Today, IFA is committed to continue supporting one another as we “grow the things we love.”
jUNE 2019 - THE CHARLESTON AT CEDAR HILLS
Nestled in a quaint Cedar Hills, UT neighborhood with views of Mahogany Mountain, The Charleston at Cedar Hills is known as a cozy, intimate, “boutique” assisted living community with beautiful landscaping, distinctive architecture, and ample space to socialize and enjoy a myriad of activities. The boutique nature of this community allows residents and staff to have a more personalized relationship in a welcoming, pet-friendly, home-like environment. The community’s caring, attentive staff is known to consistently go above and beyond. They have been serving Utah County families for over 13 years, and are well known as an inviting environment for seniors to experience an active life and be well cared for.
may 2019 - ken garff ford
Ken Garff Ford is the place to find new Ford Cars & Ford Trucks in Utah County, and they have a wide variety of vehicles to choose from. Ken Garff Ford is the kind of dealership that takes time and listens to the wants and needs of their customers. They understand that buying a car is a process that takes a certain amount of careful consideration and do their best to make the car buying experience an easy one. Their Ford dealership is proud to serve the Utah County and Salt Lake County areas with a complete selection of new and used vehicles, a professional finance department, and a certified service, maintenance, and Ford parts center.
APRIL 2019 - TEXAS ROADHOUSE
It all began on February 17, 1993, when Kent Taylor opened the first Texas Roadhouse in Clarksville, Indiana. Kent's goal was to own not just a family restaurant and not just a steak restaurant, but a place where everyone, of all ages, could come and have a great meal and great fun for a great price. At Texas Roadhouse, their team has an incredible sense of pride in everything they do. Their passion ensures you have a Legendary Experience every time. Because of their passion for our guests and their communities, their team members are involved outside the restaurants in their local communities as a way to give back.
march 2019 - american fork fitness center
The American Fork Fitness Center is a great place for family fun and to fulfill your fitness goals! They offer a year round competition pool & hot tub, seasonal leisure pool (June-August) featuring a play area and lazy river, land & water group fitness classes, cardio room, weight room & x-train room, personal trainers (additional fees may apply), racquetball & indoor track, competitive and recreation gymnastics, competitive cheer, dance classes, itty bitty sports, day care, pre-school, Boy Scout merit badge and American Red Cross classes, youth recreation sports programs, karate classes & competitive swim team. They also have an annual Fitness Fair, which is a free event that includes hourly prizes, free screenings, local vendors, demonstrations, face painting, balloons, and more.
february 2019 - Harrington center for the arts
The Harrington Center for the Arts plans to renovate The Harrington School into a center for the arts, including a state-of-the art theatre. Their mission is to promote a culture of creativity and learning by supporting the arts in education, performance, and opportunities that uplift individuals, families, and our community and inspire meaningful human connections. They are dedicated to providing a community sharing venue for visions to be realized, causes to be met and ideas to be pursued. It is within the walls of their art gallery, performance theatre, dance studios, classrooms and offices that growth of these efforts will occur on a constant, and ever-evolving basis.
January 2019 - Utah sign co by allen's camera
Utah Sign Co was created in 2017 as a subsidiary of Allen's Camera. They focus on commercial printing and signage--everything from business cards to large trade show displays and 3D receptions signs. So far, they have operated out of the Allen's Camera store at 626 N State Street in Orem. Having seen rapid growth, they will be moving in early 2019 to a new building at 333 N Freedom Blvd in Provo. With their primary focus being on business, they have reps that are happy to come to your office to brainstorm with you and/or give you a quote. Once they're in their new building, give them a shout to ask about using their new conference room in Downtown Provo for free!
dECEMBER 2018 - wORLD CLASS AUTO REPAIR
World Class Auto Repair is your local source for honest and ethical AAA Approved Auto Repair in American Fork, UT! Since 2005, World Class Auto Repair has been the place to bring your vehicle for the most knowledgeable inspections, repairs, and preventive maintenance services you need! In addition to having their ASE Certified technicians service your vehicle, they also offer FREE LOCAL RIDES to work and home and back again and the most professional and courteous staff in town. They’re here to exceed your expectations with a full line of services for all your auto repair needs! We provide the highest quality service for all vehicles from your commuter scooter to your soccer mom van to your fleet.
NOVEMBER 2018 - TAYLOR DRUG
Taylor Drug opened its doors on January 3, 1936. It was started by Dave Taylor and was originally located at 27 East Main Street in American Fork, Utah. Ray Beasley eventually purchased Taylor Drug, and he owned and operated the store for many years. He moved the store to its current location at 76 N 1100 E in American Fork in 1976 where the store continues to operate today. In 1998, Ray sold the store to a partnership of Ron Moody and Rich Barton. This partnership continued for many years until Ron sold his portion of the store to Dan Barton & Clayton Grace, making up the current ownership of Rich Barton, Dan Barton, & Clayton Grace. Taylor Drug is partnered with the largest pharmacy buying group in the nation, allowing them to purchase prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications at the lowest price, permitting them to pass those savings onto their customers.
october 2018 - Zapplz
Zapplz is a caramel apple and gourmet treat shop located in American Fork. From apples like the classic Apple Pie and Original to Caramel Corn and Pretzel Rods, you'll find a treat for each member of the family! All of their caramel apples are made by hand and the entire process is completed in house from start to finish. Painstakingly small batches of caramel demand great focus and attention, but Zapplz takes pride in knowing that every friend who walks through the door is getting their best. Come try a sample of their latest confectionary experiment, pick up a gift basket for that special someone, or just grab your favorite snack.
september 2018 - Adoptionlife.org
AdoptionLife.org is a non-profit adoption agency that is dedicated to bringing hope, love, and strength into children's and parents’ lives. They are committed to giving their time, energy, and resources to help hopeful adoptive families prepare for adoption and provide birth parents and adoptees with compassionate, caring, and life-long support. They hold themselves to a higher standard and strive to provide excellent education and advocacy while maintaining morals of trustworthiness and ethical relationships with all those touched by adoption.
august 2018 - Fox hollow golf club
Fox Hollow is a premier 18 Hole golf course conveniently located in American Fork. It is well known for the views of the Rocky Mountains and the beautiful scenery of the golf course. Fox Hollow has been a great partner with the chamber. They host several of our lunch events throughout the year and do an amazing job helping with the Chamber's annual golf tournament - the Memorial Classic. Remember, every chamber member has access to the driving range and, depending on your membership level, golfing on the course. Come experience Fox Hollow for yourself!
july 2018 - Kona ice
Kona Ice made its debut in Utah County in April 2014. As the original shaved ice truck in the area, Kona Ice is dedicated to providing a unique experience - spreading fun, and creating smiles while giving back to local communities. Kona Ice has participated in major events in the state and, since hitting the roads, has consistently been rated among the top frozen desserts in the area. Josh and Annya Lowe wanted a business that people would enjoy frequenting, but more importantly, a business that would allow them to give back to the community. Since 2014 Kona Ice has donated over $43,000 to local schools, youth sports, and not-for-profit organizations. As an educator, Annya is well acquainted with the financial limitations in our schools. As a former BYU football player, having grown up in youth youth sports leagues, Josh understands how expensive it is to participate in and run those programs. You may have seen their mobile units at festivals, schools, youth sports venues, BYU & UVU events, and at functions of some of the biggest corporate entities in the state. However, where they make the biggest difference is often in the unseen places like homeless shelters, family crisis centers, Title I schools, or hospitals while raising funds for children battling cancer.
june 2018 - America First Credit Union
America First Credit Union was founded on March 16, 1939 at the Hotel Newhouse in Salt Lake City, Utah. America First's mission of service is not limited to helping people develop and maintain financial well-being. In fact, it emanates throughout the community. Their employee volunteer program, the Greater Good, offers a planned, managed framework that motivates their staff to effectively donate time and resources to the communities where they live. America First was also the Title Sponsor for our Memorial Classic Golf Tournament this year and have been active participants in the Chamber for several years.
may 2018 - Black bear diner
Black Bear Diner, founded in 1995, is a fast-growing, community-oriented, family dining concept that offers a one-of-a-kind experience in a fun, bear-themed atmosphere. Black Bear Diner was born from a desire to bring home-style comfort food classics and personal service back to the dining experience. The brand is strategically growing its national footprint, with a goal of 100 locations by 2018. Black Bear Diner's founders value passion, energy, and entrepreneurial spirit, and they have a relentless commitment to serving their guests and communities.
April 2018 - Nori sushi bar & grill
Nori Sushi has been a great addition to the chamber and to the city of American Fork. They have been a wonderful host for several chamber events at their restaurant. They provide the highest quality sushi that is flown in fresh, and they pride themselves on their high-end taste while serving food in a quick and efficient manner. They offer a variety of sushi rolls and dishes, hot ramen, premium saki, udon and soba, and amazing chicken and beef dishes. Come in today and try the best sushi in town!
March 2018 - Country View Veterinary Hospital
Country View Veterinary Hospital has been serving Utah County since 1996 and is a complete small-animal medical, dental, and surgical center whose highly-trained staff has over 20 years of experience servicing small animals. Dr. Scott Leiter graduated from Colorado State University in 1983, after completing his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University in 1979. After nearly 2 years of working on all species of animals, he decided to focus his practice on dogs and cats. After practicing in Salt Lake City, both in day-time practices as well as evening emergency centers, he built and opened Country View Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Leiter has served on the Ethics Committee of the Utah Veterinary Community for over 10 years. Website
FEBRUARY 2018 - LYNNE'S WIG BOUTIQUE
In 2010 Lynne's Wig Boutique had opened for business, a point in time that made them feel as though their dreams had come true. They were determined to meet the needs of women who were experiencing hair loss and were struggling to find a relaxing space where they might explore various options and receive support during their unique circumstance while also learning about the construction and maintenance of wigs, extensions, and hairpieces. Lynne started with a specific vision and worked her way through various obstacles to ensure her clients would have everything they needed for a perfectly customized experience - settling was not an option! With community support, client feedback, and a hardworking team - Lynne's Wig Boutique now stands as the go-to place when looking for an everyday, special event, or costume hair solution. Website
January 2018 - MAC Plumbing
MAC Plumbing & Heating is a family owned and operated Utah County Plumbing & Heating Company. With over 15 years of experience in the plumbing industry and over 20 years of experience in the heating and cooling industry, MAC Plumbing & Heating has the skills and knowledge to tackle any job. They believe in giving you the best quality work for the best value. Honesty is a key part of what they do and why their customers keep coming back. They will always make sure the work they do is top-notch and up to code, no cutting corners just to get done faster. The people at MAC Plumbing and Heating love what they do and it shows. Website
December 2017 - Glen Ricks Photography
A Rexburg, Idaho native, Glen started Ricks Photo Studio in 1979 out of his apartment while attending BYU. In 1982, Glen opened a store front in the Carillon Square in Orem. In 1991, he remodeled and changed the name of his business to Glen Ricks Photography and in 2002 he moved to his current location, his dream studio, a 100+ year old Victorian home on Main Street in American Fork, Utah. Today Glen Ricks Photography, Inc. is considered one of the top portrait/wedding studios in Utah. It is recognized as a business of excellence. Glen’s local and national awards are numerous. He is currently recognized as one of only a handful of photographers in Utah holding the degrees of Master Photographer, Photographic Craftsmen and Certified Professional Photographer. He has won many awards for his photographic excellence including the prestigious National Kodak Gallery Award. Website
November 2017 - Mountainland Technical College
Mountainland Technical College was originally established as Mountainland Applied Technology Center in November 1989. MATC partnered with Utah Valley State College (UVSC), now Utah Valley University (UVU), and moved into the UVSC West Building in 1998. In 2002, a campus was added in American Fork and another campus added in 2007 in Spanish Fork. In 2009, they acquired the Geneva building and surrounding land from UVU in Orem. On January 12, 2011, MATC held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the newly constructed MATC Thanksgiving Point Campus in Lehi, Utah. Mountainland Technical College continues to be the fastest growing campus within the Utah College of Applied Technology system. In 2013, MATC posted the largest growth in membership hours and produced the largest number of COE accredited certificates (1,636) of all ATC’s in the state of Utah for the second year in a row. Website
October 2017 - Jones Paint and Glass
Harold Jones started Jones Paint & Glass in 1938 after his parents, believing in his vision, took out a $300 loan for Harold, using their furniture as collateral. Three quarters of a century later, Jones Paint & Glass has grown from the modest one-man-show it was 7 decades ago into a flourishing company serving the Intermountain West. At Jones Paint & Glass, our main goal is to provide quality glass and paint products, exceptional service, and keep our customers satisfied with the work that we do. We’ve been in business in Utah since 1938, and we take pride in being one of the most trusted companies in the glass and paint industry. When you hear the crash, we want you to think of Jones Paint & Glass. Website
September 2017 - Bert's Waterworks
Bert's Waterworks is a professional plumbing contractor in American Fork, UT. Serving Utah county since 1980, they have built a reputation for fair, fast, friendly, quality, clean, and dependable service. They take pride in doing their jobs, taking no short cuts, using only the best products, and accomplishing all projects in a timely manner. They have dedicated themselves to giving you the best customer service you deserve. Website
August 2017 - McGee's Stamp and Trophy
Our story is about how a man of little means – and lots of family – made something out of nothing but hard work, determination and strength of will. Jesse McGee, along with his wife and seven children have grown a small rubber stamp business in their basement to a leader in the industry with 3 store locations. No project is too big or small for the team at McGee’s. If you can dream it, we can achieve it. Our founder, Jesse McGee has instilled in all of us the love to serve our customers with attention to detail and pride in every order. Let us help you personalize and brand your business! Show appreciation and recognition to the people who help make you a success! Website
July 2017 - Tire Factory Points
Tire Factory Point S is locally owned and operated by Damon Nielson and his wife, Michelle. The current location, located at 109 E. 100 N. in American Fork, was opened in 1971 by Damon’s father. Damon has a rich legacy in the tire and auto service business, with his roots going all the way back to the late 1930’s with his great grandfather running a tire store in Spanish Fork and Monroe, Utah. Damon and Michelle took over Tire Factory Point S in 2010, after moving back to American Fork from Logan, Utah. Damon and Tire Factory Point S are active members of the North Utah County community, supporting many high school sports and activities in the local area. His favorite part of being in the tire business is working with people and their love of cars. Tire Factory Point S does everything from oil changes, to suspension work, to engine diagnostics and tires. We, here at Tire Factory Point S, take pride in our customers’ vehicles. We warranty and guarantee all our work. All of our mechanics are trained and certified ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) technicians. Website