• May 14, 2018 Newsletter

  • Weekly Edition No. 255 | May 14, 2018
    The mission of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic growth of the business community.
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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.
    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.
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    Business Food For Thought...
    Business Insider
    16 things you should never wear to work — even if you work in a business casual environment
    Business casual, classic casual, smart casual — the rules surrounding what to wear to work are constantly changing, and it's hard to keep up.
     
    But there are a few things you can rule out. Fashion and etiquette experts agreed on 16 things that no one should ever wear to work.
    LinkedIn
    Why you should put Employees, Not customers, First.
    Employees are your most valuable resource. Yet many companies ignore and treat their employees poorly. Our system has fallen into a self-reinforcing command loop construct as follows: Increase shareholder value at all costs without regard for the human factor. Sadly, if you do not cure the cancer in the root of the tree, not only with the branches and leaves die; but so will the the tree.
    Entrepreneur
    Learn to Stop Saying 'Um' and 'Ah' Before The Media Comes Calling
    When you’re doing media interviews it’s easy to say "um" and "ah" (or other similar words such as right, yeah and ya know) a lot of the time. The way to stop is to become aware when you’re saying them during normal conversations. 
    Upcoming Events
    LEADS Power Networking
    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.
     
    May's meetings will be sponsored by Dumas Capital Partners and held at the Chamber offices, 551 N. Valley Parkway.
    Senior Services Alliance
    Wednesday, May 16
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Location:
    Elmcroft of Vista Ridge
    400 Highland Drive
    Lewisville, TX 75067
    A group of member businesses allied by a common focus on serving senior adults and their families.
     
    Not a member? Come visit an SSA meeting twice before deciding to join!
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    Joint Chamber Mixer
    Thursday, May 17th
    5:00PM - 7:00PM
    Location:
    American National Bank & Trust
    1201 Cross Timbers Rd
    Flower Mound, TX 75028
    President’s Welcome Brunch
    Friday, May 18th
    9:30 am – 11 am
    Hosted by MCL Grand
    100 N Charles St.
    Lewisville, TX
    Monthly Partnership Luncheon
    Thursday, May 22nd
    11:30 AM - 1 PM
    Monthly partnership luncheons are a great way to mingle with area businessmen and women. The event features a luncheon speaker and the presentations of Ambassador, Business, and School of the Month.
    Ribbon Cutting- Music City Mall Playground
    Thursday, May 24th
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Music City Mall Playground
    2401 S Stemmons Freeway
    Lewisville, Texas 75067
    Ribbon Sponsor:
    Save The Date
    Women Leading Business lunch
    Friday, June 1, 2018
    11:30 AM
    Location:
    Verf's Grill & Tavern
    2221 Justin Rd., Ste 101
    Flower Mound, TX 75028
    Ribbon Cutting - Bill Collins Edward Jones
    Friday, June 1, 2018
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Join us in celebrating the new location of Certified Financial Advisor, Bill Collins Edward Jones
     
    Location:
    Forums at the River Walk
    3700 River Walk Drive, Suite 285
    Flower Mound, TX 75028
    Ribbon Sponsor:
    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!
    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.
    Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
    972-436-9571
     
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