• March 19, 2018 Newsletter

  • Weekly Edition No. 247 | March 19, 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.
    The Annual Golf Classic Planning Committee will begin meeting in March. 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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    Business Food For Thought...
    QuickBooks
    Complete List of Self-Employed Expenses and Tax Deductions
    Self-employed professionals face unique challenges when tax season comes around. But because they don’t have taxes withheld from their paychecks like traditional workers, they can use deductions to cover their expenses and lower their tax burden. But when it comes to self-employed deductions, the process certainly isn’t one-size-fits-all.
    Trello
    How To Beat Decision Fatigue With Better Brain Habits
    You wake up every morning with decisions to make: What to wear, what to eat, and of course the perennially difficult decision of heading to the gym or remaining burrowed in your warm bed. These are all important decisions that set the tone of a productive morning and day. And once you clock into work, the decision flood gates open. By the time you’re winding down for the night, you’ve made an average of 35,000 decisions!
    WP Elevation
    Keeping Your S**t Together with Dr. Sherry Walling
    Sherry has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and specialises in helping entrepreneurs and executives who are trying make their way in the world of business. It’s a tough path to travel and there are many rewards but it is important that we tell the truth about how hard it is to carve out our own livelihood.
    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.
     
    March's meetings will be sponsored by Briarwood Retreat Center and held at the Chamber offices, 551 N. Valley Parkway.
    LEADS Power Networking
    Senior Services Alliance
    Wednesday, March 21st
    8:30 - 9:30 AM
    A group of member businesses allied by a common focus on serving senior adults and their families.
     
    Location: Inspired Living, 1080 W. Round Grove Road
    Monthly Partnership Luncheon
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater
    100 N Charles St
    Lewisville, TX
     
    Monthly partnership luncheons are a great way to mingle with area businessmen and women.
    Music City Mall Ribbon Cutting
    Thursday, March 29th
    Noon - 1:00 PM
    Join us in celebrating the opening of Music City Mall's (Formerly Vista Ridge Mall) new carousel!
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    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.
    Member Orientation
    Monday, April 2nd
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Whether you are new member or a long-time member, the Chamber Staff invites you to attend member orientation. Attendees will have an opportunity to network with other members, meet the Chamber Staff, and gain a better understanding of the membership benefits and chamber programs.
    Hot Deals
    Receive a FREE Employment Compliance Audit & Consultation - Contact Us Today
    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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