FROM THE CHAIR
The fourth quarter is a time for
most businesses to begin evaluating
the year and planning for the next
year. This has not been a
banner year for most and although
there are encouraging signs, next
year may be trying as well.
This is the time when the cream
rises to the top.
44th LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE PLANNING UNDERWAY
The arrangements committee for the 44th Texas Legislative Conference upcoming meeting will cover topics for the conference as well as the candidates for the Texan of the Year. The conference dates are set for March 18 &
Wired?- NB BUSINESS UNIVERSITY SEMINAR
The next seminar NB Business University is hosting will be held on October 22nd. Learn how to boost your business using Twitter, Facebook and more. Seating Limited.
"Kits for Kids"- DEEMED A SUCCESS
The Chamber's Business-Education Partnership Committee met to discuss the progress of the "Kits for Kids" program, PAC/TAC cards, a county-involved truancy program, and the ECHS career program.
COUNTY-CHAMBER AGREEMENT INKED
An agreement has been signed by the County Judge and Chamber President regarding economic services to be rendered to the County by the Chamber for a time frame of September 11, 2009 thru December 31, 2010.
BLUE COATS ATTEND BLUE COAT "MIXER"
Over 50 Blue
Coats attended a "mixer" for their
group. Since January they have presided at over 49 ribbon cuttings and over 18 different Chamber functions.
CHAMBER ORGANIZING ALT. TECHNOLGY USAGE
Local goverment agencies recently met to continue discussing the use of natural gas as an alternative fuel for their vehicle fleets. Evaluating the use, cost of retrofitting, and finding a filling station were all items on the table.
HALL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS APPRECIATED
Every year the Chamber takes the opportunity to thank the Hall of Honor Award recipients with a fellowship luncheon. This year the luncheon will be held on September 30th.
COMPANY EXPANDS CALL CENTER
Ashley Furniture HomeStores recently
held a ribbon cutting for the
expansion of their new call center.
The ability to add the 40 jobs came
after the acquisition of six former
Finger Furniture Stores in the
greater Houston area.
Amusement Today has once again named
Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resorts
the "Best Waterpark in the World".
CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MARKS 1 YEAR
The success of this business
incubator has resulted in local
having a place of business and
access to business development
classes and mentors.
TRASHFEST 2009 DATES SET
Trashfest is the nation's oldest
underwater cleanup campaign bringing
together scuba divers to help
improve the quality of the Comal
RIBBON CUTTINGS - NEW MEMBERS - RENEWALS
To view a slideshow of this months ribbon cuttings
Find out who joined within the past 30 days by
See who renewed their investment in the Chamber,click here.
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