September 2015




Top Headlines

Cassco’s pioneering saluted
Cassco Land Co. cleared the way for Chisholm Trail Parkway. Now they’re opening new frontiers in southwest Fort Worth. For that and more, they’ll be honored with the Chamber’s Vandergriff Award at the Sept. 3 State of the County.
Economic Impact of Cassco’s Edwards Ranch development 
Interview with Crawford Edwards, president of Cassco Development Co.

Mentors guide YPs toward a smarter career track
Athletes learn from great coaches, Vision Fort Worth’s Young Professionals learn from great local executives in the Chamber’s Mentor Series program.

Governmental Affairs Committee Report
Mayor’s education initiative calls for corporate champions to help prepare students for college and careers.

Chamber hosts STEM teacher training
Thirty-three FWISD teachers caught the Spark 101 fever.

Take Action

Get in the Chamber’s 2016 North Texas Regional map!
Ad sales begin after Labor Day for our 2016 North Texas Regional map, which includes insets of downtowns Fort Worth and Dallas and a business spotlight section. We distribute more than 14,000 a year, so put your business on the map for visitors and newcomers!

What makes a woman-friendly workplace? Survey says….?
Help DFW-area employers create workplaces that are woman-friendly by taking this short survey. It’s multiple choice, only takes about 3 minutes.

Small Business of the Year Call for Nominations
Know an awesome small business? Nominate them (or yourself) for the Small Business of the Year Awards by Sept. 25th. The very short form is here. 

Are you registered to vote in Texas Nov. 3?
Go here to register and see early voting dates.

Member Jobs, New and Coupons

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A dozen coupons from hotels to haircuts. Check it out!

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Increase your qualified applicants by posting here.

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Grand openings, promotions and awards. Are your clients or competitors featured?


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youtube_circle_black-128Learn the overarching principles of DIY Social Media from the experts at a recent Impact Your Business breakfast

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Ribbon Cuttings / Groundbreakings photos

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