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Aug 29, 2016 - by Lisa Leary

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August 29, 2016

 

The Colony Chamber Job Fair, Wednesday, September 21, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The Job Fair has a new event location this year and we thank our Chamber Partners at Friendship Baptist Church for providing us with a professional and accommodating space to host our Job Fair.  Lots of parking available, too.  Friendship Baptist is located at 4396 Main Street, The Colony, 75056.  If you would like more details, please contact Claudia at cijimenez@comerica.com or visit http://bit.ly/2c0aEmX to register.  There is a $25 discount for registration prior to September 12th

 

The Colony Chamber Golf Classic, Monday, October 17th at The Tribute Golf Links.  We are seeking sponsors and golfers and volunteers! 

Golfers! Do you have your foursome put together?  If so, registration is now open, visit www.thecolonychamber.com/ChamberGolfClassic for the link to sign-up and pay for your green fees.  Fees are $95 early bird special until October 1.  After the 1st fees are $100 for Chamber members, $125 for non-members. 

Sponsors! There are still great sponsorship opportunities for all budgets to participate in this year’s Chamber Golf Classic.  Contact Karen or Damion for details.  We are happy to do a customized sponsorship too.  karensmcguffin@gmail.com, damionrobertson@gmail.com

Thank you to our generous sponsors for joining us in renewing our great Chamber tradition: The Colony Chamber Golf Classic!

  • The City of The Colony
  • Verona Marble
  • Matthews Southwest
  • First Signs
  • Right Choice Realty
  • Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford, Lewisville
  • Allen Insurance Group
  • Janke Law Firm
  • Holiday Inn – The Colony
  • CoServ
  • Hilton Garden Inn – Lewisville
  • Capture Photography

Volunteers! Do you love to help make an event a great success?  The Colony Chamber Golf Classic is the perfect event to do just that.  We need you, chamber member to join us as a volunteer for this fun event!  Please contact Karen at karensmcguffin@gmail.com to get signed up.

 

CHAMBER EVENTS!

  • Wednesday, September 7th, 8:00 a.m. at Hard Eight for Breakfast & Business sponsored by DATCU.  Please RSVP now at http://bit.ly/2btWkTw.  This is a great time to meet and #network with Chamber members and other business leaders in The Colony.
  • Thursday, September 8th, 12 noon AT HOLIDAY INN THE COLONY for TC Leadership Lunch, sponsored by HOLIDAY INN.  It is important to note this lunch will NOT be at the City Hall Annex but AT Holiday Inn, 4301 Paige Road, The Colony.  Lunch will be provided, please RSVP at http://bit.ly/2bHCt20. 

 

The SUITS FOR SUCCESS Project continues through September 24th.  Please bring professional attire you wish to donate to COLONY PRINT & SHIP 6805 Main Street, Suite 430 until September 3rdThe Colony Public Library, 6800 Main Street, September 10-24. And Metro Relief, 5201 S. Colony Blvd until September 24th.  Attire welcomed: business suits, slacks, jackets, dress shirts, dresses, ties, scarves, jewelry, and gently worn business shoes. If you have questions please contact Katie Besly, Director of Metro Relief Resource Center at  katie@metrorelief.org.  Metro Relief Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization.  All donations are tax deductible.

 

MEMBER EVENTS!

  • September 1, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., Luv 4 Marketing Free Social Media Seminar, Presented by Chamber Member Martin Mussey, Certified Business Coach for details visit http://bit.ly/2c4c7Yq
  • Members, do you have a community event coming up, please share it www.thecolonychamber.com/Calendar by going through the Members Only page or by emailing the details – Event Title, Date, Time, Place and Contact Information to info@thecolonychamber.org.

 

From Your Board of Directors

Member Rates Change.  Effective immediately, our member rates are now as follows:

  • 1-20 Employees                     $200
  • 21-50 Employees                   $300
  • 51-100+ Employees               $350
  • Single Member Business       $150
  • Non-Profit Organization         $100
  • Friend of The Chamber         $  50

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS!

 

We look forward to seeing you soon at upcoming Chamber events.  Bring your business cards and a friend for outstanding #networking opportunities!

Thank you for joining other business leaders in The Colony to continue to promote business development, achieve economic growth and improve the quality of life for the City of The Colony and its surrounding areas.

See you soon!

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