• January 24, 2017 Newsletter

  • Monday Memo_ Stay Informed
    Weekly Edition No. 189
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    Teacher 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 24, 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
    Ribbon Cuttings
    Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
     
    Round Grover Family Dentistry, January 24 from 4:00 pm - 5:00 PM
    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

    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.
    Chamber Night Out - January 19th

    Chamber Night Out
    Thank you to those who were in attendance for Chamber Night Out. We would also like to thank our sponsors,  Smashburger and Ben E. Keith for sponsoring January's mixer.
    2017 Denton County Days
    February 28 & March 1

    Denton County Days 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
    Member Corner
    Did You Know?

    As a benefit of membership you can post jobs and deals on the Chamber's website.
    1. Log in to the member portal.
    2. Select either "Job Postings" or "Hot Deals" on the left side menu.
    3. Click "Add Job Posting" or "Add Hot Deal" button located under the top menu
    4. Follow the steps and submit for review

    The Chamber staff will review your submission and typically approve within 1 business day.

     

    Need login credentials? Contact the Chamber Staff.

     
    Business Food For Thought...
    FastCompany
    How A Group Of CEOs Plans To Solve Gender Inequality At Their Companies
    Technology may be pushing the rate of change ever faster, but so far, no app or bot has been able to accelerate the pace of parity for women in leadership.

    According to the most recent report by LeanIn.org and McKinsey, women account for only 20% of staff at the senior vice president level and 20% of line roles that lead to the C-suite.
     
    Harvard Business Review
    How a Culture of Silence Eats Away at Your Company
    Most people think they will speak up when something negative happens at work, but few actually do. Take these examples from a recent survey we did with managers and employees:
     
    Forbes
    Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success
    In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.
    From the President
    Our 2016 Educator of the Year Nominees are incredible individuals. Each of our finalists inspire the minds of our future generations with innovative techniques and a passion for learning. The Educator of the Year award recognizes the determination amongst teachers who understand the need for the integration of technology and education to increase student achievement. However, not just anyone can become Educator of the Year. This award requires going above and beyond the regular duties of a teacher to truly make an impact on a school, district, or community. These individuals have huge hearts and go above and beyond to ensure students see personal success.
     
    Follow this link to see which teachers have been given this award over the past year.
     
    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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