e-Newsletter October 31, 2016

Oct 31, 2016 - by Lisa Leary


October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween!  Hope you have a fun, safe and memory-making evening!


Your Chamber has events planned for you to #Network and meet other business leaders in our community!  Morning, afternoon, and evening events to meet your business schedule - Breakfast & Business, TC Leadership Lunch and Happy Hour. Please join us!  Visit the links below for more details and to RSVP!   Bring lots of business cards, business colleagues and consider donating an item to give as a door prize. 

  • BREAKFAST & BUSINESS, THIS Wednesday, November 2 RSVP at http://bit.ly/2ePXugq Sponsored by Methodist Urgent Care, Hosted by Hard Eight BBQ 
  • TC LEADERSHIP LUNCH, Thursday, November 10 RSVP at http://bit.ly/2e4C22h Sponsored by Edward Jones 

Open 2016 Event Dates needing sponsors: 

  • Happy Hour, Monday, November 21, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Breakfast & Business, Wednesday, December 7, 8:00 – 9:00 am. at Hard Eight BB! 

We are now 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


Have you visited the Chamber Coupon page on our website?  If not, stop by and check out the Coupons for members and non-members, plus a page in the member area just for Chamber members.  If you are a Chamber business, please consider adding coupons!   http://www.thecolonychamber.com/Coupons


General Election Early Voting Continues! 

This Week, Monday – Friday, October 31 – November 4, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

The Early Voting location in The Colony is the City of The Colony City Hall Annex, 6804 Main Street, The Colony, TX 75056.  (The City Hall Annex is the building the Chamber hosts TC Leadership Lunch in monthly.  It is also the former Blockbuster Video for those who have been residents for a long time.)

ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Voters MUST vote at their precinct polling location on Election Day.  For your polling location please visit your county’s election website: 

Denton County http://www.votedenton.com 

Collin County http://www.collincountytx.gov/elections/Pages/default.aspx 

Dallas County http://www.dallascountyvotes.org 

Tarrant County http://access.tarrantcounty.com/en/elections.html


If your business is currently hiring part-time positions and would like to participate as an exhibitor in The Colony High School Job Fair for their students on Wednesday, November 16th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. please register for this event by November 2 (tomorrow, Tuesday).  Online registration http://goo.gl/forms/fDUQHLGn20PRTnxy2 or by contacting Angela Broerman at 469-948-2517 or by email broermana@lisd.net.  Students will be ready for on the spot interview if you wish to hold interviews at that time. 

Upcoming City Events! 



Memorial Ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 5th  http://saluteamericanheroes.com/vmceremony.php 

American Heroes Carnival

Starts on Thursday, November 3rd and runs through Sunday the 6th at Five Star Complex!  For carnival details, please visit http://saluteamericanheroes.com/carnival.php  

Vendor Opportunities http://saluteamericanheroes.com/vendorexpo.php  for information on being a vendor.  This is a great event to showcase your business!


The City of The Colony Public Library has exemplary and award winning programming, resources and events for residents and visitors of all ages and interests.  Plus, they have books, books, books!  Please stop by the Library’s website for upcoming events  http://www.thecolonypl.org/news-events

For a listing of City events, please see www.visitthecolonytx.com/play/events.

As always, we come up short in being able to fully express to you how thankful we are that you have chosen to be a member of The Colony Chamber of Commerce.  We know your time is limited and we commit to you to always make the best use of your time when planning programs and events. 

We thank you for your continued support of the Chamber of Commerce and your commitment to our community through your support of the many youth programs, sports and school booster clubs, schools, PTAs, civic and church groups.  Our community is so much richer for your participation not only through your business investments but also for your community investments.  On behalf of the Chamber of Commerce and our community, we are very grateful!

Have you invited your business colleagues to consider joining The Colony Chamber of Commerce?  Please share this link with an invite to join http://thecolonychamber.com/Member_Application.

We look forward to seeing you soon at an upcoming Chamber or Community event.  www.thecolonychamber.com/calendar  

#TheColonyChamber  #Networking  #Leadership  #Growth


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