e-Newsletter December 5, 2016

Dec 05, 2016 - by Lisa Leary


December 5, 2016


It’s December, but we did not need to tell you that as the cold winds start to blow in and our thoughts turn to this Holiday Season and all the great fellowship opportunities which we get to share!  Please join us for the upcoming Chamber Events in December! 


  • This Wednesday, BREAKFAST & BUSINESS, December 7, 8:00 a.m., Sponsored by DR. HASTINGS & 7 HEALTH, hosted at HARD EIGHT BBQ, RSVP at http://bit.ly/2fUlIGj 
  • This Thursday, TC LEADERSHIP LUNCH, Thursday, December 8 RSVP at http://bit.ly/2eFW6Lh Sponsored by CCA
  • AMBASSADORS MEETING, Tues., December 13, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. For all current Ambassadors and those wanting to join the Ambassadors, RSVP go to http://bit.ly/2g5JNYj  Dinner provided, rsvp requested to make sure everyone has a meal. 

If you are a Chamber Ambassador or would like to learn more about becoming one, please attend the Ambassador Meeting on Tuesday, December 13th.  New Chamber Ambassador President will be presenting information about the ‘new and improved’ Chamber Ambassadors Program and how important it is to the Chamber and our community.  Being a Chamber Ambassador is great fun plus you get to be one of the first people in The Colony to welcome new business members.  Consider joining us.  Dinner will be provided but we need an RSVP if you plan to attend http://bit.ly/2g5JNYj.   For more information prior to the meeting, contact Jennifer Nelson at nelsonj@bricks4kidz.com.






Thursday, December 15, 6:30-9:00 p.m. Mi Cocina Mexican Restaurant. Members only plus one guest.  Please RSVP and pay at http://bit.ly/2fSBOh2 by Monday, December 12th. 

Members we need your help with a few things for the upcoming Holiday Social & Awards Presentation – we would love for you to bring an item to be used as a door prize.  Something from your business --- a product, service or certificate would be great.  And second, we need everyone to bring an unwrapped toy, valued between $10-20 to donate to the annual Metro Relief Toy Drive! 

We need your nominations for our awards presentation at the Holiday Social. Please send your nominations for the following categories to info@thecolonychamber.org by Friday, December 9th.  

Categories include: 

Outstanding Community Involvement 

Ambassador of the Year 

Longest Standing Member 

Rookie of the Year 

Best Ribbon Cutting 

Also for some fun: 

Best Timekeeper 

Longest 30-Second Commercial 

Most Creative 30-Second Commercial

Remember, please send your nominations in by Friday, December 9th to info@thecolonychamber.org. 


Be a Spotlight Sponsor in 2017.  To learn more about being a Spotlight Sponsor go to http://thecolonychamber.com/content/Sponsor_A_Chamber_Event/7842.  Our Happy Hours need to be hosted at restaurant/bar locations.  If you would like to sponsor a Happy Hour at a restaurant/bar let us know and we can work with you at securing a location.  Or if you are a restaurant/bar we would love you to sponsor an upcoming Happy Hour!  Contact us at info@thecolonychamber.org to schedule your date and location!


Member Action Alert! Have you taken care of these two items? 

  • Make sure all your online member directory information is correct and updated on The Colony Chamber’s website.  Please add your website, Facebook page and all social media links to the directory by going tohttp://thecolonychamber.com/Members_Only 
  • Like the Chamber’s Facebook page, both with your personal and business pages, and visit regularly for updates and events.  Plus, always Like and Share Chamber events on your personal and business pages. www.facebook.com/thecolonychamber


We look forward to seeing you and all our members at the upcoming Holiday Social on the 15th.  And, of course at our #networking events!




The Colony Chamber of Commerce and Community Events.  www.thecolonychamber.com/calendar


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