June 2015





Top Headlines

Putting the “Force” in workforce development
As they celebrate their 50th anniversary, Tarrant County College will receive the Chamber’s annual Spirit of Enterprise Award at the June 5 annual meeting.

Foundations for Success
This PDF quickly sums up the economic and community impact of TCC.

Ann Compton to keynote Chamber’s Annual Meeting June 5
Get your Press Pass TODAY to hear off-record commentary from this legendary White House correspondent.

New Legislative Accountability Index reports votes on business priorities
Review how our North Texas delegation votes on legislation critical to enhancing and protecting the region’s pro-business climate.

Tuscany, Rome trip reservation deadline is July 24th!
The celebrated glories of Tuscany – an ancient region revered for ages as Italy’s crown jewel of natural charm, historic cultural treasures and elegant fare – fill an October 28-November 5 itinerary for sojourners.

Brag Corner

Jake Richter, Edward Jones, named Job Links Excelerator Business of the Year
Award is bestowed annually to a business or person who shows support for workforce initiatives.

Chamber promotes six longtime employees
The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce has promoted four staffers to vice presidents and one to manager.

Area Councils support FWISD students through mentoring, fundraising

  • South Area Council raises $2500 for South Hills High seniors.
  • East Area Council sponsors etiquette luncheon for Meadowbrook Middle students.
  • West Area Council shows Monnig Middle students sights and career paths at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base.

Tell Us Somethin’ Good

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Member Coupons and Discounts — offer coupons and discounts to Chamber members and/or to the general public.


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Ribbon Cuttings / Groundbreakings photos

Get Involved in Women Influencing Business

2014 WIB Logo
See more information here, and join our Women Influencing Business LinkedIn professional group here.

Publications – NEW!

Regional Map
Our 2015 North Texas Regional map has a full Metroplex map, insets of downtowns Fort Worth and Dallas, and a business spotlight section. Perfect for visitors and newcomers! Only $2 each! Free if you come by to pick up. To arrange pickup, contact Christine Gores.
2015 Media Directory
The Greater Fort Worth Media Directory is the only comprehensive news media directory for our area. At 60 pages, it covers print media for the Fort Worth metro area as well as television and radio contacts for the DFW metroplex. Comes in PDF and/or Excel formats. Prices start at $30.00 for Chamber members. To purchase contact Christine Gores.
Livability Magazine
Colorful magazine with maps and practical information on economy and business, transportation, housing, education, health care, shopping, arts and culture, sports and recreation, amenities and attractions. Updated annually and available for free if picked up at Chamber offices; $2.00/ magazine if mailed or $1/ magazine in quantities of 50+. Preview it online. To purchase contact Christine Gores.
Fort Worth: Energized for the Future

The Chamber’s 200-page coffee table book tells the story of our city’s remarkable growth and opportunity. This hard-cover book highlights Fort Worth’s people, companies and diverse culture through richly photographed pages. $25.00 for Chamber members! To purchase contact Christine Gores.
For a complete list of Chamber publications please visit our online publication form.
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