e-Newsletter November 14, 2016

Nov 14, 2016 - by Lisa Leary


November 14, 2016 

It is hard to believe the Holidays are upon us and next week is Thanksgiving.  During this busy season, please add The Colony Chamber events to your calendar and plan to join us for great networking opportunities and share a bit of Holiday Cheer!   

  • HAPPY HOUR, Monday, November 21, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Sponsored by KIM ORTIZ PHOTOGRAPHY, Hosted by ABUELO’S RSVP athttp://bit.ly/2eCYtP1
  • NEWCOMER WELCOME PACKETS, Promotional materials MUST be at Comerica by Tuesday, November 22 by 4:00 p.m. for inclusion in next month’s Welcome Packets to our city’s new residents! For details please visit http://bit.ly/2eynTyM
  • BREAKFAST & BUSINESS, December 7, 8:00 a.m., Sponsored by DR. HASTINGS & 7 HEALTH RSVP at http://bit.ly/2fUlIGj
  • TC LEADERSHIP LUNCH, Thursday, December 8 RSVP at http://bit.ly/2eFW6Lh Sponsored by CCA
  • *HOLIDAY SOCIAL & AWARD PRESENTATION, 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

*Please make sure your membership is paid in full and you are not past due.  Renew your membership NOW so you can continue to enjoy the benefits of membership as well as attend our annual Holiday Social & Award Presentation.  If you are not sure if your renewal payment has been received and your account updated please send a note to info@thecolonychamber.org to find out.

  • We are scheduling Chamber events for 2017.  Sponsoring a Chamber event is a great opportunity to market your business to other Chamber members and the community.  To learn more, please visit http://bit.ly/29ItjkB.  If you want to schedule an event sponsorship, please contact us at info@thecolonychamber.org.
  • You are welcome to bring an item to donate to be used for a raffle at all the Chamber events.  Something from your business or a gift card are ideal.

Please welcome our newest members to the Board of Directors:

  • Jennifer Nelson of Bricks 4 Kidz, Ambassador President
  • Dan Corthell of Lucky Pucks, Membership Director
  • Martin Mussey of SquaredM Coaching Inc., Treasurer

Please also congratulate Christi VerMilyea, Secretary to the Board, on the renewal of her term on the Board.

Lastly, we would like to thank Josh Rosheisen, our former Ambassador President, for his service to the ambassadors and the Board.  Due to time constraints, Josh will no longer be able to serve as Ambassador President, but he will continue to support the Chamber as an ambassador.

We are looking forward to an incredible year ahead and serving our chamber members, businesses, and community!


Are you still considering a membership to The Colony Chamber of Commerce?  Just have not committed to doing it yet?  Now is the time!  Start the new year off right with a Chamber Membership!  Why become a member? Did you know consumers are 63 percent more likely to buy from Chamber members?

The Colony Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit group of organizations, businesses, professionals and individuals committed to promote business development, achieve economic growth and improve the quality of life in the city of The Colony and its surrounding areas.

If you are a local business or business in the surrounding area, consider the old adage, out of sight, out of mind.  This is so true when it relates to both the consumer and business networking.  Our Chamber offers you a variety of opportunities to introduce your business, meet new people and other business leaders that are ready to do business with you.  

Reasons EVERY Business and Non-profit Organization Should Be a Member of Their Local Chamber of Commerce in A Growing Economy:

  • Visibility
  • Access
  • Networking
  • Low cost advertising opportunities
  • Money Saving Discounts

Join The Colony Chamber of Commerce today to take advantage of the great membership benefits.  Or, come out to a networking event. We’ve got a lot to share and are ready to help you promote your business. Check out our calendar for the next event that can help you get started.  www.thecolonychamber.com/calendar  For details about Member Benefits please visit http://bit.ly/2eTOMIL  Please contact Dan Corthell, Membership Director, about becoming a part of our growing and awesome organization!  dan@lucky-pucks.com



New Members, did you schedule your ribbon cutting yet?  Ribbon Cuttings are scheduled on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. or 12 noon, or Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.  For more details, visit http://bit.ly/2g8eTSh

Have you ever considered upgrading your membership to a Major Investor of The Colony Chamber of Commerce?  Now is the time to take advantage of partnering with the Chamber in a more impactful manner!  Please visit http://bit.ly/2frzeQn for benefits of an upgrade!



Annually, the City of The Colony hosts a big welcome to the Holiday Season with a Parade of Lights and Holiday in the Park Celebration!  The Parade of Lights is a fun opportunity to share the Season with your customers and potential customers, and promote your business.  Decorate your float in lights and bring lots of candy!  Please visit http://tcpard.com/Depts/PARD/SpecialEvents.html for more details

  • Holiday in the Park / Parade of Lights / Baking Contest, Saturday, December 3, various locations
  • The Colony Christmas Spectacular, December 3 – January 1 at Central Fire Station

For details about this fun, family annual event please visit: http://www.visitthecolonytx.com/play/events

Reminder to all our Chamber members.  There are great marketing opportunities for your business available at city events sponsored by our city’s Special Events and Parks & Recreation Department.  If you have an interest in learning more, please contact Lindsey, lindsey@tcpard.com  



We look forward to seeing you soon at upcoming TC Chamber of Commerce or Community events.  www.thecolonychamber.com/calendar 


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