• January 16, 2017 Newsletter

  • Monday Memo - Stay Informed
    Weekly Edition No. 188 | Lewisville Chamber Website
    In This Issue
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    School of the Month
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    SCORE
    Building Business Success

    SCORE provides no cost business counseling to help individual business owners succeed .
    Schedule a Mentoring Session: (972) 436-9571
    Our Membership
     
    January 16, 2017 
    The Lewisville Area Chamber provides opportunities to promote businesses and recognize our members. Learn more in this week's Monday Memo.
    What's Happening
    Annual Awards Luncheon_ Lighting the Way
    "Lighting the Way"
    Thursday, February 2, 2017
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
     
    Join us for the Annual Awards Luncheon where we celebrate YOU, our members.

    Want to promote your business? Consider one of several sponsorship opportunities.
     
    LEADS Power Networking
    7:45 - 9:00 AM
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    Get to know more than 60 area businesses at our no cost LEADS meetings held on Friday mornings.

    This month's meetings are being held at Fat Cow BBQ, located at 850 Valley Ridge BLVD #128, Lewisville.
    Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
     
    Ribbon Cuttings
    January 18th from 10:30 - 11:30 AM.
     
    You must RSVP for lunch to [email protected].
    Chamber Night Out - January 19th

    Chamber Night OutOur upcoming Chamber Night Out is this Thursday from 5-7 PM and will be held at Smashburger, 724 W Main St #500, in Lewisville.

    A special thanks to Smashburger and Ben E. Keith for sponsoring this month's mixer.
    2017 Denton County Days
    Denton County Days
    February 28 & March 1
     
    Denton County Days is designed to acquaint the state's top elected decision makers and key agency officials with the many assets of the county, and heighten the overall image of the North Texas area.

    Make plans to attend. Sponsorship opportunities and registration are now available. Learn More
    Lewisville Latino Explosion
    Lewisville Latino ExplosionSaturday, April 1st, 2017
    9:00am-11:30pm
    This is the inaugural Lewisville Latino Explosion hosted in partnership with the City of Lewisville and managed by the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce & LOABROS.
    Member Corner
    New Member Orientation

    The first New Member Orientation of the New Year will take place on Monday, February 6, 8-9 AM. You must RSVP.
     
    Business Food For Thought...
    Hootsuite
    What Not To Post on Social Media: 5 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before You Publish
    In the early years of social networks, we could hardly imagine a time when people would be getting fired over their social media posts. Now, a search phrase "fired over a Tweet" returns over 30 million search results on Google, all good examples of what not to post on social media.
     
    Harvard Business Review
    The Best-Performing CEOs in the World
    There are so many reasons for leaders to focus on the short term: slow growth, shareholder activism, political turmoil-to name just a few. Yet some CEOs still manage to train their sights on the long term and deliver strong performance over many years. Our 2016 list of top performers reveals who they are.
     
    Harvard Business Review
    Bring in Outside Experts to Mentor Your Team
    Organizations depend increasingly on independent, temporary workers, even for mission-critical work. We call this subset of freelancers who do strategic work in companies or nonprofit organizations agile talent. They contribute technical expertise that an organization does not already have to a critical project or initiative. By providing temporary support, they make it possible for organizations to resource their critical activities more cost efficiently.
    From the President
    Our Annual Awards Luncheon, "Lighting The Way", will be held on Thursday, February 2nd. That's only 2 weeks away!
     
    Over 200 people have already registered for the Luncheon! If you haven't reserved your seat yet, don't wait any longer, it'll be here before you know it. Early Bird pricing ends this Friday, January 20th.
     
    Kris Gutierrez We'd like to announce our speaker, Kris Gutierrez, who co-anchors the NBC 5 News at 5, the most-watched 5PM newscast in Dallas/Ft. Worth. He is an award-winning journalist with a passion for all things Texas. He grew up in Lewisville and later graduated from Texas Christian University. Kris won two more Emmy awards last year. One for Best News Anchor and another for his Texas Connects Us reports.
     
    Follow this link to find out more information about the Luncheon, to reserve your seats and to thank the sponsors.
     
    Be sure to stay in touch with all things Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce by liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or watching our videos on YouTube. The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce consistently has A LOT of very exciting things going on in our community that may benefit you, so be sure to stay connected with us.
     
    At your service,
    Ray Hernandez, IOM
    President
    Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
     
    Lewisville Chamber of Commerce | 972-436-9571 | [email protected]
    www.LewisvilleChamber.org
    551 North Valley Pkwy
    Lewisville, TX 75067
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