• May 7, 2018 Newsletter

  • Weekly Edition No. 254 | May 7, 2018
    The mission of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic growth of the business community.
    Message Form the President
    Greetings, my name is Lori Fickling and I am the new president of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce. I wanted to take this opportunity to say hello and to tell you all how excited I am to be here.

    This chamber has a long tradition of business advocacy and member support, and I look forward to working with all of you to make it the best in North Texas.

    I value personal relationships and I am eager to meeting as many of you as possible. If you’re in the area, please stop by and say hi. I look forward to all the great things to come at the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce – the possibilities are endless!

    Lori Fickling
    Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
    Get Involved
    All members should have received about five of the 2018 Business and Community Guides by mail to share with their staff, customers, or colleagues!
    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.
    Our Sponsors
    Get your business, event, product or program in front of thousands of people by sponsoring one of these spots. Only 2 spots are available each week.
    Contact us today to reserve yours!
    Star Performers
    Sponsored By
    Sponsored By
    Sponsored By
    Sponsored By
    Business Food For Thought...
    Business Line of Credit vs. Business Credit Card: Which Is Best for Your Company?
    When you need to spend on the unexpected, these two great financing tools can keep your small business going. But when do you use which?
    Small Business Trends
    How to Handle HR Like a Pro
    As the proud owner of a small business, you’re probably familiar with juggling responsibilities. It comes with the territory. Managing multiple details is no simple task, and prioritizing your to-do list can be a recurring challenge.
    Five Ways To Build A Company Culture That Attracts And Retains Millennials
    With 51% of millennials being open to the possibility of another job opportunity, and with 38% of millennials expecting to leave their current employers for such opportunities within two years, it’s important that employers learn how to build company cultures that attract and retain millennials.
    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
    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.
    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.
    LEADS Power Networking
    Chamber Night Out & Ribbon Cutting
    Thursday, May 10
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Location: Colonial National Bank
    217 S Stemmons Fwy
    Lewisville, TX 75067

    Chamber Night Out is our business after hours event. This is a great way to build relationships with other business men and women in the community in a relaxed setting.
    Senior Services Alliance
    Wednesday, May 16
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    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!
    Joint Chamber Mixer
    Thursday, May 17th
    5:00PM - 7:00PM
    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.
    Women Leading Business lunch
    Friday, June 1, 2018
    11:30 AM
    Verf's Grill & Tavern
    2221 Justin Rd., Ste 101
    Flower Mound, TX 75028
    Save The Date
    Ribbon Sponsor:
    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

    Forums at the River Walk
    3700 River Walk Drive, Suite 285
    Flower Mound, TX 75028
    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