• October 23, 2017 Newsletter

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    MONDAY MEMO
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    Weekly Edition No. 228
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    Four Star Accredited Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
    Join the Chamber that was first Accredited with the U.S. Chamber in June 1997.
     
    Our Sponsors
    Reach thousands of people by sponsoring this space with your business
    Atmos Energy PSA
    Communities in Schools
    Save the date!
    November 2nd
    6-9pm
     
    KW Quarter Auction benefiting Hearts for Homes, a nonprofit helping to improve the living conditions of low-income senior homeowners (60+) in Denton County.
    Sponsor a table?
    Donate a gift basket for the auction?
     
    Heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine and FUN!
    Star Performers
    Sponsored by
    Neighborhood Credit Union
    Sponsored by
    DATCU Credit Union
    Sponsored by
    SCORE
    Building Business Success

    SCORE provides no cost business counseling to help individual business owners succeed.

    Schedule a Mentoring Session: (972) 436-9571
    Small Business Development
    North Central Texas Small Business Development Cinter
    Contact the SBDC at
    940-498-6470 for free Business Counseling in Denton County.
    Our Membership
    October 23, 2017 
     
     
    I would like to introduce two new members of our Chamber team. Haven Blair and Corey Koif join us as the newest Chamber interns on our team and we could not be more excited to have their talent and creativity to help fuel our Chamber to new exciting heights! I hope you have the opportunity to meet these individuals at one of our upcoming events. 
     
    Providing internship opportunities are a great way to bring fresh perspectives into your business. Internships are also a way we develop and mentor the incoming workforce, giving them real world experience to put them on a path towards success. You may likely find you want to offer one of them a full-time position at your company. Consider offering an internship opportunity at your business. You can post the position free on the Chamber website.
     
    Rachel Bagley
    At your service,

    Rachel Bagley
    Vice President
    Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
    Business Food For Thought...
    The Ladders 
    Study: The average worker's inbox contains 199 unread emails
    Emails fly into your inbox at all hours of the day and night, making the elusive "inbox zero" feel
    even more out of reach. Just how bad is it?
    new report by cloud-based Enterprise Work Management provider  Workfront found that US employees average 199 unread or unopened emails taking up space in their inboxes at any given time.
    Sixty percent of respondents were on board with the idea that "the time I have to spend dealing with email is time I could be more productive."

    TedTalks
    How Great Leaders Inspire Action
    Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King Jr, and the Wright Brothers.
     
    The Ladders 
    Do you need a Millennial mentor? Get ready for the latest fad to hit corporate America
    So-called "millenial mentors" have been advising everyone from longtime staffers to CEOs....
    Did You Know?
    What's Important to you,
    Is Important to Us.
     
    Your perspective is incredibly important to us. Please take just a few minutes and respond to this brief survey today. It will help us guide the Lewisville Area Chamber for the next three years.
     
    2018 Business & Community Guide

    Have you received a phone call about advertising in the Chamber's Business & Community Guide?

    2018 Lewisville Chamber Business _ Community Guide The Chamber has partnered with Metro Media Publishing to produce the 2018 Business & Community Guide.

    NEW this year is an enhanced digital edition that will be distributed via email to all members.

    Promote Your Business
    1. Make sure your directory listing is up to date
    2. Consider purchasing additional advertising space in the publication
    Ready to advertise? Contact Tammie Easson, our Metro Media representative, at (417) 629-7935 or [email protected].
     
    September, 2017 Monthly Housing Reports

    Check out the latest monthly residential market trends update provided by the Greater Lewisville Association of REALTORS for:
    Denton County
    Double Oak
    Flower Mound
    Hickory Creek

    Links open PDF documents. Download the free PDF viewer
    What's Happening
    LEADS Power Networking
    LEADS Power Networking
    Every Friday
    8:00 - 9:00 AM
     
    Get to know more than 60 area businesses at our no cost LEADS meetings held on Friday mornings.
     
    October's meetings are sponsored by, and held at Attiva Lewisville, 901 N. Garden Ridge Blvd, Lewisville, TX 75077.
    October Partnership Luncheon
    Tuesday, October 24
    11:30am - 1pm
    October 2017 Partnership Luncheon
    Multi-Chamber Mixer
    Tuesday, October 24 from 5-7pm
    Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center
    Multi-Chamber Mixer
    Southern Denton County Business & Community Expo 2017
    November 2
    Southern Denton County Business _ Community Expo
    Microsoft Training: Doing Business In the Cloud
    Wednesday, November 8
    7:45-9AM

    What is "the cloud" and how can your business benefit from using it?
     
    Join us Wednesday, November 8th for an exclusive Microsoft training on how to do business in the cloud. Ask the questions you've been wondering about without trying to be sold something. This is purely informational and educational.
    Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
     
    A Place For Mom
    Date: Friday, October 27th  
    Time: 9:30AM (After LEADS Power Networking)
    Location: at Attiva Lewisville
    901 N Garden Ridge Blvd
    Lewisville, TX 75077
     
    Community Impact Newspaper
    Date: Wednesday, November 1
    Time: 4:30PM
    Location: 7460 Warren Parkway, Ste. 160
    Frisco, TX 75034

     
    Ribbon Sponsor
    Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
    972-436-9571
    551 North Valley Pkwy
    Lewisville, TX 75067
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