May 2014


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Top Headlines

Chisholm Trail Parkway: Teamwork Built It
Fifty years in the making, the Chisholm Trail Parkway opens this month, thanks to giants among Fort Worth’s leadership who got it built.

CTP3A Long Road to Victory
A timeline from 1964 to present highlights the planning and funding milestones of the Chisholm Trail Parkway.

Chisholm Trail Parkway Dedication
The long-awaited roadway connecting Tarrant and Johnson counties will open Saturday, May 10, to runners, walkers and bikers with a morning “Run & Ride” and breakfast event on the roadway.

City Bond and CCPD Election May 10
On May 10, voters will decide whether to refuel Fort Worth’s economic future with the City’s proposed $292 million, no-tax-increase bond package.

Invest in Fort Worth’s Future in the May 10 election
Infographic details the City Bond package totaling $292 million, as well as programs funded by the Crime Control Prevention District half-cent tax.

Awards to honor Best Workplaces for Women
Lorraine M. Martin, leading Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II program, will keynote the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s Best Workplaces for Women Awards luncheon May 15 at Cendera Center.

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Save the Date

Still time to reserve space on the fall Rhine & Moselle River cruise, October 19-27.
Final payment is due June 10.

Fort Worth ISD Hiring Fair
Find new talent in hundreds of recent graduates at this June 12 event.

Calendar of Chamber and Member-hosted Events

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Ribbon Cuttings / Groundbreakings photos

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NEW FOR 2014!

    Book of Lists
They’re here! 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. $45.00 for Chamber members. To purchase contact Christine Gores.

 ClintHill2    Five Days In November Autographed by Jackie Kennedy’s secret service agent, Clint Hill. Limited quantity! Hill commemorates the 50th anniversary of November 22, 1963 with this stunning book containing more than 150 photos, each accompanied by Hill’s incomparable insider account of those terrible days. $30.00 for Chamber members. To purchase contact Christine Gores.