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Monday, May 21, 2018
Individuals from the Denton Chamber of Commerce were part of a recent county-wide delegation that travelled to Washington DC.    Monica Glenn, the Denton Chamber’s Government Relations Division officer, fellow board member and United Way CEO Gary Henderson, as well as TWU’s Director of Legislative Affairs, Kevin Cruser represented the Denton Chamber.  The visit was coordinated by the office of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Government Relations, General News Article
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Philip A. Baker will be the first to acknowledge that it’s not his money or property, but, he has been the guiding light of many significant business activities in Denton.  Phil was named the recipient of the 2018 Otis L. Fowler Award during the chamber’s Annual Membership Banquet.  He is Vice President of the Rayzor Company, primarily in charge of land development and management.  The Otis ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Marta and Frank Dudowicz, owners of Kwik Kar Oil Change & Auto Centers of Denton were presented the chamber’s Small Business of the Year Award for 2017.  Kwik Kar was selected from among 18 nominees, primarily recognizing business-related accomplishments as of December 31.   Award criteria includes a combination of comparable growth indices, innovation, and the ability to overcome adverse ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article, Shop Denton Chamber First
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Randi Skinner, from Denton County Friends of the Family, was named the Denton Chamber Volunteer of the Year during the Annual Membership Banquet on March 22, 2018.  She presently serves as a Program Co-Chair for the chamber’s Leadership Denton class.  She is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Denton. This past year, she was directly involved in efforts to organize the Leadership Denton alumni for post ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Leadership Denton
Monday, March 26, 2018
Erik Clark, a professional benefits consultant with the Wellspring Insurance Agency, symbolically began his term as Board Chair for the 2018-19 Chamber Year March 22 during the annual membership banquet.   Erik began his chamber involvement as head of the Host Coalition for the LEAD program.  This involved helping line up volunteers for on-site support at Membership Luncheons, Mixers and New ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
U.S. Cold Storage (USCS) closed on a 40-acre site on Jim Christal Road east of Western Boulevard on February 2, 2018.  USCS provides its clients with refrigerated and frozen food warehousing and transportation with 38 facilities in 13 states and 2,500 employees.  Clients include Kraft, Kellog’s Unilever and Butterball; USCS has four existing facilities in Dallas, Fort Worth, andArlington.  USCS ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, January 11, 2018
“I’m open to just about anything reasonable,” was the prevailing message offered recently by new City of Denton Fire Marshall Brad Lahart.  Brad was promoted to Fire Marshall in November 2017.  He contacted the Denton Chamber to arrange an informal update on his department’s policies and procedures, and to seek input from area professionals involved in commercial construction projects.  Local ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Government Relations, Press Release
Friday, December 22, 2017
A satellite office of the North Central Texas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is housed at the Denton Chamber.   The chamber provides office space and matching funds through its Economic Development contract with the City of Denton.  A full-time counsellor is provided by North Central Texas College.  The focus is on encouraging innovation, entrepreneurship and providing resources needed ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic
Monday, December 11, 2017
During its regular December meeting, the Board approved the results of the Ballot for six Directors to begin a three-year term of service April 1, 2018.Two of the six, Gary Henderson and Jill Jester will conclude a three-year term on the board March 31; and, as authorized in the chamber’s bylaws, have been elected to serve a second term. Gary is the President of the United Way of Denton County, ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, December 11, 2017
During its regular November meeting, the Board adopted a couple of key priorities for the chamber’s Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB).  Kim Phillips, the CVB Director, was authorized to execute an agreement with the Denton Record-Chronicle to produce Denton Live magazine.  The contract calls for 60,000 copies printed semi-annually, to promote major Denton area events and attractions.   Denton ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Events, Shop Denton Chamber First
Monday, December 11, 2017
Former Denton County Judge and current Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Jeff Moseley, was the featured speaker during the chamber’s December Membership Luncheon.The Texas Association of Business is structurally similar to a local chamber, but, primarily functions as an advocate of state-level business issues.                                        Judge Moseley ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Government Relations, Political
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Adam Gawarecki, the chamber’s Vice President of Economic Development informed the board that he expected an announcement soon for a significant investment on an 83 acre Rayzor property site.  Code named Project Rail Load, the company will construct a 500,000 square foot cold storage facility and ultimately employ 150.  The chamber’s Economic Development Department (ED) operates on an October 1 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic