• April 9, 2018 Newsletter

  • Weekly Edition No. 250 | April 9, 2018
    The mission of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic growth of the business community.
    Message From the Chamber
    The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors is pleased to welcome its new President/CEO, Lori Fickling.
     
    “We are so pleased to have Lori Fickling join the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC). Lori's past and present engagement in our local community has proven her ability to exemplify LACC’s core values of Leadership, Stewardship, Advocacy, Collaboration, Growth, and Relationships. The board of directors and I are excited about the change, enhancements, and energy that Lori will bring to our members and community. As we continue to promote economic growth of the business community, we look forward to Lori Fickling being at the helm of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce.” - Dan Irvin, Chamber’s Chairman of the Board.
     
    Fickling’s first day with the Chamber is Wednesday, April 25. As President/CEO, she will oversee the Chamber’s operations, as well as work with staff to ensure Chamber programs and services run with a high degree of excellence, with a focus on building relationships for the betterment of the entire community.
    Get Involved
    We are currently seeking to fill Board of Director positions. If interested, please contact Rachel Bagley for more information.
    The Annual Golf Classic Planning Committee planning is starting now. If you are interested in being involved with the Chamber's biggest fundraiser, please contact Corey Koif.
    Call for Women's Division members to help plan the 10th Annual Denton County Women Leading Business Conference & Expo. If you are interested, please contact Corey Koif.
    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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    Finding a viable business idea is a victory in itself, but it's only half the battle. There's a lot of work that needs to be done to make this a reality. Whether you're gearing up for a launch or are at the infancy stage of your business, you can take some strategic steps to ensure a successful start.
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    There are a lot of emerging technologies on the market today. And they all seem to have business applications.
    Resources
    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
    Leadership Lewisville 32nd Class Project Presentation
    Tuesday, April 10th
    3:00 - 4:00 PM
    Join us at the City Hall Council Chambers, 151 W Church St, to support the 32nd Leadership Lewisville Class when they present their project.
     
    No RSVP is required, and it is open to the public.
    Farmers Insurances Brijesh Anthonypillai Agency Ribbon Cutting
    Tuesday April 17, 2018
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Join us in celebrating Farmers Insurances Brijesh Anthonypillai Agency in Lewisville!
     
    Location:
    1165 S. Stemmons Freeway Suite #204
    Lewisville, TX
    Ribbon Sponsor:
    Senior Services Alliance Meeting
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    8:30 - 9:30 AM
    A group of member businesses allied by a common focus on serving senior adults and their families.
     
    Location:
    Keller Williams Realty, 3605 Yucca Dr.
    Flower Mound, Tx 75028
    Second Floor
    Chamber Night Out
    Thursday, April 19
    5:00 - 7:00 PM
    Sponsored By:
     
    A great way to build relationships with other business men and women in the community in a relaxed setting.
     
    Beverage Sponsor: Ben E Keith Co.
    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.
    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
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    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!!
    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
    972-436-9571
     
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