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Candidate Forum

January 12, 2016 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/02/2016 - 7:00pm

The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee will host a candidate forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. at Trinity Christian Academy, 4954 E. I-20 Service Road S., Willow Park. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a time to meet and greet the candidates, followed by the forum at 7 p.m.

The purpose of this nonpartisan forum is to allow voters to acquaint themselves with the candidates running for positions in the upcoming elections. The forum will be conducted in a structured format with predetermined questions which will allow the candidates to present their views and vision for the office they are seeking and their qualifications for that office. No questions will be taken from the floor.

Chamber Luncheon

January 5, 2016 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/13/2016 - 11:30am

The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce will hold its State of the Chamber Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13 at New River Fellowship, 3252 East I-20 Service Road South in Hudson Oaks.

Each year, the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce holds a state of the Chamber luncheon, advising all the members and interested businesses of the achievements and activities of the Chamber. 2015 has been a very successful year in East Parker County, with new businesses and new developments, growth in every aspect of the economy. The Chamber lunches have been very well received with the informative programs and speakers. The Chamber events have been successful in giving businesses opportunities for sponsorship, promotion and networking.

Business Seminar - Impact of Overtime Rule Changes

January 5, 2016 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/22/2016 - 1:00pm

Kathy Meyer, founder of KM Consulting, will explain new rules regarding overtime pay at the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 at Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church, 200 South Lakeshore Drive in Hudson Oaks.

Effective mid-2016, The Department of Labor will implement new rules that will expand the number of workers entitled to overtime pay. These rules significantly change who will be eligible to receive overtime and who can remain exempt from overtime. The lunch and learn will provide businesses with the information needed to determine the impact on their businesses (if any). Every business will potentially be affected by these changes.

Chamber Luncheon

November 24, 2015 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/10/2015 - 11:30am

Tim Fleet of Lackland Holdings will be the speaker at the monthly luncheon of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9 at New River Fellowship.

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.

Sports Calendar

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

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