• April 23, 2018 Newsletter

  • Weekly Edition No. 252 | April 23, 2018
    The mission of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic growth of the business community.
    Get Involved
    We are currently seeking to fill Board of Director positions. If interested, please contact Rachel Bagley for more information.
    Take part in the 33rd Class of Leadership Lewisville....the BEST Class!
    Leadership Lewisville, a program of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce, educates, inspires and provides opportunities to develop and polish your leadership skills. The nine-month intensive leadership development program features substantial community leaders to facilitate, provide information and stimulate discussion on how to strengthen and incorporate leadership each day.
    Are you or someone you know ready to take your leadership to the next level? Consider investing in Leadership Lewisville, one of the longest running leadership programs in North Texas. Invest in your future today. For more information please contact Rachel Bagley.
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    Business Food For Thought...
    Too Much Sitting Is As Bad For The Brain As It Is For The Body: Study
    If you didn’t quite believe that sitting is one of the worst things we can do for our health, a new study should clear any lingering doubt. It finds that sitting isn’t just a physical health risk—it’s a neurological risk as well. The UCLA study reports that people who are more sedentary have thinning in brain regions linked to memory—and even high-levels of exercise don't seem to undo the effects of sitting too much.
    Small Business Trends
    Uh Oh! Only 10% of Companies are Fully Implementing New Business Tech
    A new report finds only 10% of small businesses have fully implemented digital tools like artificial intelligence and automation. According to the Workplace 2025: The Post-Digital Frontier study from Randstad US, these same businesses are lacking in the strategies to make their workforces digitally savvy to the degrees workers want.
    Business Insider
    Your computer keyboard is probably dirtier than a toilet seat — here's how often to clean it, according to doctors and microbiologists
    In fact, an Australian study found that the typical desk has 400 times the amount of bacteria found on a toilet seat.
    Building Business Success
    SCORE provides no cost confidential one-on-one business counseling to help individual business owners succeed.
    Schedule a Mentoring Session:
    (972) 436-9571
    Contact the North Texas SBDC at
    (940) 498-6470 for free Business Counseling in Denton County.
    Upcoming Events
    LEADS Power Networking
    Every Friday from 7:45 - 9:00 AM
    Get to know more than 40 area businesses at our no cost LEADS meetings held on Friday mornings.
    April's meetings will be sponsored by EBR Consulting and held at the Chamber offices, 551 N. Valley Parkway.
    LEADS Power Networking
    Partnership Luncheon & Leadership Lewisville Graduation
    Tuesday, April 24th
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    We will be celebrating the 32nd Leadership Lewisville Class graduation during the Partnership Luncheon. This is a great opportunity to show your support for our community, and to meet and mingle with local business professionals.
    Golf Classic Informational Meeting
    Friday, April 27th
    9:30 - 10:30 AM (after LEADs)
    The Annual Golf Classic is the largest fundraiser for the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce. During this meeting, we will go over what it takes to organize and have a successful, and fun, fundraiser.
    President’s Welcome Brunch
    Friday, May 18th
    9:30 am – 11 am
    Hosted by MCL Grand
    100 N Charles St.
    Lewisville, TX
    Ribbon Cutting - Bill Collins Edward Jones
    Friday, June 1, 2018
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Join us in celebrating the new location of Certified Financial Advisor, Bill Collins Edward Jones
    Forums at the River Walk
    3700 River Walk Drive, Suite 285
    Flower Mound, TX 75028
    Ribbon Sponsor:
    Women Leading Business Conference & Expo
    Thursday, June 28th
    8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    The Women Leading Business Conference & Expo, like the Women’s Division, was created to meet the unique professional and personal educational needs of women in business and women-owned businesses. This day long conference features female speakers with inspiring messages of perseverance, leadership, and success. The conference will also feature mini breakout sessions that offer tangible resources to help attendees achieve success personally and professionally.
    Hot Deals
    Receive a FREE Employment Compliance Audit & Consultation - Contact Us Today
    Do you need breakfast for your office or an event? Jason's Deli now features fresh-cracked eggs on our Hot Wrap Breakfast Tray, Sunshine Hot Breakfast Tray or our NEW Breakfast Sammy Box!!
    Happy Administrative Professionals' Day! - Main Event Entertainment - Lewisville
    Free bowling and billiards for all Administrative Professionals! April 24th and 25th from 4 PM to 7 PM.
    As a member of the Chamber, you have the opportunity to offer special discounts to other Chamber members. When you login to your profile in the Chamber's website, click the "Hot Deals" button on the left-side of the Welcome page and you'll be able to see all of the Hot Deals members have available.
    At the top of the Hot Deals list, click the "Add Hot Deal" button to create one, or the "Manage Hot Deals" button to update your existing deals.
    We will start listing various Hot Deals in our Monday Memo, so be sure to add yours today!
    Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce