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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Keeping the chamber relevant stimulated a narrative early by the organization’s top leadership for the Program Year that began April 1, 2017.  A number of key priorities were addressed in the first six months.  Their relevance to today’s business and professional community will be evaluated all year long.The month of October marked the start of the second half of the 2017-18 Chamber Year.  During ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Leadership Denton
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
Monday, October 23, 2017
As part of the annual nomination process, referral forms have been distributed electronically to the general membership via MailChimp requesting the names of up to six individuals who represent a Denton Chamber membership account in good standing.  The current board consists of 23 directors, endeavoring to represent the diversity of the Denton Chamber membership.  The official ballots will be ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, July 07, 2017
Former Denton County Judge and head of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development & Tourism, Jeff Moseley, will be the featured speaker during the chamber membership luncheon Friday, December 8 at the UNT Gateway Center.  Judge Moseley was recently named Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Association of Business (TAB), which is based in Austin.  TAB is structurally similar to a local ...read more
Categories: Events, Chamber
Monday, April 03, 2017
James G. Fykes, III, (Jim), the Project Manager at Peterbilt Motors, began his term as Board Chair of the Denton Chamber on April 1, 2017.                Jim has been on the chamber’s board the past six years, serving on the Executive Committee as head of the Economic Development Division.             He succeeds Glenn T. Carlton, Executive Director of the North Texas Fair Association.  Erik ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, April 03, 2017
          During the chamber’s Annual Membership Banquet in March, Board Chair Jim Fykes announced the adoption of a new five-year, organizational Strategic Plan.  The 2012-2017 five-year plan cycle concluded on March 31, 2017.          Based on the responses of three different focus groups, the 2012-2017 plan was updated, and adopted as revised by the full board of directors on March 30, ...read more
Categories: Government Relations, Chamber, Political
Monday, April 03, 2017
                Area banker and former Chamber Board Chair Marty Rivers received the Otis L. Fowler Award during the 108th Annual Membership Banquet.                  Otis Fowler was the first full-time, paid executive of the Denton Chamber of Commerce, a position he held for nearly 30 years. This award is the highest and most prestigious honor annually presented by the Denton Chamber of ...read more
Categories: Events, Chamber