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Chamber hosts popular networking luncheon

July 20, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 11:30am

East Parker County Chamber of Commerce will host the award-winning Networking Luncheon Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at New River Fellowship, 3253 East I-20 South Service Road in Hudson Oaks.
Chamber members will have the opportunity to rotate to four tables of eight attendees (potential clients). Each person will present a 60-second promotional business commercial (name, business and best lead for them). Each attendee will be provided with bag for all the take-aways. The bags are sponsored by First Financial Bank and Jerry Durant Auto Group.
Early bird reservation is before Friday, July 31. For the networking rotation to work the way it was designed, walk-ins and non-dues paying members will not be able to participate in the networking.

Thaxton speaking to WBA on mobile marketing

July 16, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:30am

Women’s Business Alliance of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce will host keynote speaker Ann Thaxton, independent marketing consultant, at the Aug. 7 luncheon at Fairfield Inn, 170 Alford Drive, Weatherford, from 11:30 a.m.-1p.m.
Mobile searches now surpass desktop searches on Google. Join Thaxton to discuss some simple, but effective methods to reach target customers right where they are…on their phones.
Thaxton has been an independent marketing consultant since 2007. Her client list includes law firms, non-profits, auto repair centers, authors, construction and doctors. She has presented to the International Association of Collaborative Law Professionals, Fort Worth Non-Profit Marketing Group and Association of Museum Educators-Fort Worth Chapter, among others.

EPCCC plans annual Business Expo

July 14, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/06/2015 - 4:00pm

The fourth annual business expo of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce is scheduled Thursday, Aug. 6 from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Trinity Christian Academy Barber Gym, 4954 E. I-20 Service Road S. in Willow Park.
Register online to secure a booth space. Prices are 10' x 10' Inside Aisle Booth 1 $245, 10' x 10' Perimeter Booth 1 $265, and 10' x 10' Entrance Aisle Booth 1 $280 (deadline for printed program July 20).

Nonprofit showcase luncheon planned

June 18, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:30am

The fourth annual Nonprofit Showcase will be hosted by the Women’s Business Alliance of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce at the July luncheon.
Cost for the luncheon is $15 for chamber members and $20 for non-members and will be held Wednesday, July 8 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the New River Fellowship Church in Hudson Oaks. Register online at eastparkercountychamber.com.

Shot in the Dark golf tournament rescheduled

June 8, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/26/2015 - 8:00pm

Due to the recent amount of rain at the golf course, Canyon West Golf Course has rescheduled the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Shot in the Dark golf tournament to Friday, June 26. Dinner will still be served at 7 p.m. and Tee time will remain at 8 p.m. Please notify team members of this change.

WBA announces May speaker

April 16, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:30am

Marketing to Millennials
Women’s Business Alliance of East Parker County Chamber of Commerce will host keynote speaker Brooke Worthington Ladouceur, an active Realtor in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Friday, May 1. She began her career with Worthington Realty & Investments in 2008. A Weatherford native and TCU graduate, Ladouceur brings her years of marketing skills to the table with an active background in sports and politics. She loves assisting the first-time homebuyer and has insight on commercial investments. She was the 2009 Rookie of the Year, Greater Metro West Association of Realtors, and 2014 top selling agent, having over $6 million in sales, and she is a graduate of the Texas Realtor Leadership program. She is married with two children.

Chamber hosts business etiquette trainer

April 13, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:30pm

Back by popular demand, Doyle Lee, Lee Training and Consulting Company, LLC, returns to East Parker County Chamber of Commerce luncheon May 13. Lee brings 40 years of training experience and shares his knowledge of customer service skills. He has trained hundreds of employees on topics such as attitude, motivation, how to develop and deliver speeches as well as strategic planning. “From enhancing your customer service experiences to helping your officers reach their full potential as leaders, I help you Lead, Educate and Energize”, said Lee.
The luncheon will be held at New River Fellowship, 3252 East I-20 South Service Road, Hudson Oaks from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, May 13. Register online at www.eastparkerchamber.com or call the chamber for more information at 817-441-7844.

Take a shot in the dark

April 10, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/29/2015 - 7:00pm

The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce hosts the second annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament Friday, May 29 at Canyon West Golf Course, 160 Clubhouse Drive, Weatherford. Dinner and a cash bar will open at 7 p.m. with an 8 p.m. tee time. There will be first and second place trophies along with some great raffle items. Sponsorship and promotional opportunities can be found on the chamber website.
Registration for four players is $300 per team. Sign up early at www.eastparkerchamber.com or call the chamber for more information at (817) 441-7844.

Chamber hosting candidate forum

April 9, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 6:30pm

A candidates forum will be held Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Daniel Ninth Grade Canter in Aledo.
It is being hosted by the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce.
Contested races on May 9 include two seats on the Aledo City Council and two places on the Aledo School Board.
Mike Brasovan, chairman of the chamber legislative affairs committee, will serve as moderator. There will be no questions from the floor.

Ryan to address business security for chamber

March 16, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:30am

The world will never be the same following Sept. 11, 2001. Concerns arise daily about security in the workplace, including the subject of management's responsibility to ensure the owner's assets and provide a safe and secure environment for its employees and customers.
Businesses come in all shapes and sizes, and security needs differ from business to business.
The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce will host Phil Ryan, former DPS trooper and retired Texas Ranger, April 8 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at New River Fellowship, 3253 East I-20 South Service Road, Hudson Oaks.
Ryan’s expertise in the field of commercial security and his high profile experiences in law enforcement will be informative for business owners as well as employees.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 1

  • AHS VS Denton Guyer at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Burleson Centennial at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Chisholm Trail, 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Waco Methodist at TCA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10

  • AHS at James Smith Invitational at Midlothian; 8:15 a.m.

  • AHS JV VS Everman at AHS; 4 p.m.

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