October 2014

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FWISD students blazing new paths
A redesigned, choice-focused approach to public education jump-starts Fort Worth Independent School District students’ careers.

Good news from FWISD
Initiatives and achievements earn Fort Worth Independent School District a string of A’s.

Chamber members invited to give input re: FWISD Superintendent search, Sept. 29.

Health Care Summit highlights new initiatives, ACA requirements
The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s annual Health Care Summit will explore the Walk! Fort Worth pedestrian program, tax issues mandates and insurance solutions for small business.

2015 North Texas Regional Map sales begin Sept. 26
Promote your business in the Chamber’s only official map used in relocation packets, our website, visitor centers and other venues.

Clear Fork Royalty receives 2014 Greater Tarrant Business Ethics Award
Oil and gas mineral rights and royalty acquisition company goes “above and beyond legal requirements,” judges said.

Barnett Shale endures as major economic driver; $11.8 billion economic impact
A new economic impact study of the fiscal contributions of the Barnett Shale finds that business activity and tax receipts related to oil and gas exploration continue to increase.

On the Ballot – Election Day Nov. 4

Chamber supports Proposition 1 to fund Texas roadways
Read our Board resolution here and a short video featuring Asleep at the Wheel here.

Chamber supports Props 1, 2, and 3 for new civic arena
Funding mechanisms for a public-private partnership to build a 14,000 seat arena at Will Rogers Memorial Center on Nov. 4 ballot.

Are you registered to vote in Tarrant County? Have you recently moved or changed your name? Voter Registration must occur by Oct. 5, within 30 days before election day. That’s next week!  Tap the links below for more information.

New Registration

Address or Name Change Online

Early Voting (Oct. 20-31) Locations

Election Day (Nov. 4) Locations

Videos and Photos

Online Photo Gallery: (loads faster on Firefox or Chrome browsers)

Check out our YouTube Channel!– See highlights from the State of the County luncheon

Ribbon Cuttings / Groundbreakings photos

Get Social with the Chamber

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Follow our latest Twitter updates and learn what’s going on in the Fort Worth’s business community.

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Go here to follow the Chamber’s official LinkedIn page.

Join our Women In Business professional group here.

Connect with young professionals in Vision Fort Worth through the three icons below.

Chamber Online Community

Member Directory

thumbtack_icon_small Calendar of Chamber and Member-hosted Events

Member News Releases

Member Job Postings

Member Coupons and Discounts

Publications Sale- Deep Discounts until Oct. 1

Book of Lists
Compiled and published annually by the Fort Worth Business Press, this directory includes lists of top companies in more than 60 industries in Tarrant and Denton counties. HALF PRICE – $22.50 for Chamber members. To purchase contact Christine Gores.
Fort Worth: Energized for the Future
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. HALF PRICE – $19.99 for Chamber members.To purchase contact Christine Gores.
For a complete list of Chamber publications please visit our online publication form.
* All sales final. We do not accept returns nor refund any of our publication purchases.

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