• August 28, 2017 Newsletter

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    Monday Memo_ Stay Informed
    Weekly Edition No. 220
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    Four Star Accredited Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
    Join the Chamber that was first Accredited with the U.S. Chamber in June 1997.
     
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    Our Membership
    August 28, 2017 
    Your Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce continues to create innovative opportunities to build your business by building relationships. Our annual Golf Classic is no exception. This year we added a Calcutta (Afternoon Social) event on September 24 from 4-630pm at Witherspoon Distillery. Those already registered for the golf classic taking place the next day have a pass for themselves plus one guest each (non-transferrable).
     
    The event is a fundraiser to support the incredible work of our Leadership Lewisville program. At the Calcutta, attendees can expect to hear some great and very unique music that we will reveal later this week. They will also be treated to some incredible tastings by epicurean masters at Seven Loaves Catering, Shoal Creek Tavern, Prohibition Chicken and, Verf's Grill & Tavern.
     
    Attendees will also have the opportunity to bid on a silent auction featuring an evening wine cruise of Lake Grapevine, Spa packages, Ladies Night Out packages etc. We will provide a tasting gift to take home of the award-winning Witherspoon Distillery Bourbon Whiskey to the first 100 folks that register via our website in support of Leadership Lewisville for $30.00 each.
    Ray Hernandez_ IOM
    At your service,
    Ray Hernández, IOM
    President
    Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
    Business Food For Thought...
    HBR
    What CEOs Should Know About Speaking Up on Political Issues
    The unpredictability of our current political environment, in the U.S. and around the globe, has drawn company leaders into a maelstrom. CEOs don't know whether a presidential tweet will bring their company into the limelight, or whether a controversial policy will pressure them to speak out. For example, there was anxiety among CEOs about how to respond to President Trump's recent executive order restricting immigration. There's even an app that notifies users when the president tweets about a particular company.
     
    TED Talks Video
    404, the story of a page not found
    Oops! Nobody wants to see the 404: Page Not Found. But as Renny Gleeson shows us, while he runs through a slideshow of creative and funny 404 pages, every error is really a chance to build a better relationship.
     
    The Ladders
    No wonder we don't fear robots at work. Many of us feel like robots in the office anyway, survey finds
    How do you feel when you don't have power over what you produce on your team? When was the last time one of your ideas got the green light?
     
    It's clear that people like a certain amount of autonomy at work- without it, we lose our motivation, our ability to succeed, and our health.
    Did You Know?
    Have you completed your company profile on our Chamber website? If not, here is why you should: The more thoroughly completed your Lewisville Chamber company profile is, the more visible you are to the thousands of visitors of our website that are looking for contact information and locations of businesses like yours.
     
    Getting your Lewisville Chamber company profile to 100 percent completion is quick and easy! Simply check the percentage bar after logging into your profile; if you are not yet up to one hundred percent, the site will walk you through how to get there. This way, you can get the most out of your space on the Chamber page!
     
    PS. Do not fret if you have forgotten or lost the login information to your company profile. Get in touch with one of our friendly  Chamber Staff and they will get you set up and back on your way!
    July, 2017 Monthly Housing Reports

    Check out the latest monthly residential market trends update provided by the Greater Lewisville Association of REALTORS for:
    2017 Annual Awards Committee

    This is an Open Call to join our Annual Awards Committee to help plan our 2017 Annual Awards Luncheon. If you would like to be a part of planning our biggest event of the year, please contact Rachel Bagley for more information
     
    2018 Business & Community Guide

    Have you received a phone call about advertising in the Chamber's Business & Community Guide?

    2018 Lewisville Chamber Business _ Community Guide The Chamber has partnered with Metro Media Publishing to produce the 2018 Business & Community Guide.

    NEW this year is an enhanced digital edition that will be distributed via email to all members.

    Promote Your Business
    1. Make sure your directory listing is up to date
    2. Consider purchasing additional advertising space in the publication
    Ready to advertise? Contact Tammie Easson, our Metro Media representative, at (417) 629-7935 or [email protected].
     
    What's Happening
    LEADS Power Networking
    No Meeting this Friday, September 1st
     
    LEADS Power NetworkingThe next meeting will be held on Friday, September 8th, and will be sponsored by, and held at Mattito's Tex-Mex, 1640 S Stemmons Fwy, Lewisville, TX 75067.
    Ribbon Cuttings
    Ribbon Cutting Invited
     
    September 7th, 4-4:30pm
     
    September 12, 4-5pm
     
    September 15th, 9:15-10:15am
     
    September 28th, 4-5pm
     
    Ribbon Sponsor
    Mickey_s Florist
    Business Stuff and Bagels
    Wednesday, September 6th
    8-9:30am
    Cowboy's Golf Club
    1600 Fairway Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051
     
    Register Early! Tickets will NOT be available at the door. All payments must be made prior to event.
    Ladies Annual Afternoon Tea
    Thursday, Sept 14
    2-3:30pm
    Ladies_ Annual Afternoon Tea
    Legislative Luncheon & Briefing
    Friday, Sept 15
    11:30am - 1:00pm
    At the UNT Gateway Center
    801 N. Texas Blvd
    Legislative Luncheon September_ 2017
     
    Chamber Night Out
    Thursday, September 21st
    5:00-7:00pm
    September 2017 Chamber Night Out
    SAVE THE DATE
     
    Sunday, September 24, 2017 - Golf Classic Calcutta

    Monday, September 25, 2017 - Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 Annual Golf Classic
     
    Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
    972-436-9571
    551 North Valley Pkwy
    Lewisville, TX 75067
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