For two upbeat days June 19-20, a well-tuned band of 100 Rock Stars – volunteer Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce members – competed in a telethon investor drive that brought in 107 new members.

Thirteen color-coded teams gathered at the Fort Worth Women’s Club to share a message with the business community about the value of Chamber benefits.

“The volunteers were a huge hit and are deeply appreciated,” said Chamber President and CEO Bill Thornton.

“Their hard work assures not only greater Chamber strength, but growth also increases momentum for Fortify,” the Chamber’s strategic plan that is retooling operations to meet major challenges related to North Texas’ rapid growth, intense competition and new dynamics in the global business environment.

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Top Producers honors for total sales went to the Royal Purple Team, who “cheated” (which is allowed) and joined the forces of Paxton Motheral, Cassco Land Co., Inc. and Charlie Royer, Royer & Schutts Commercial Interiors to bring in $24,078 in new revenue; while the Royal Blue team, led by John Avila, Byrne Construction Services, won top honors for bringing in most new investors (24).

Netty Matthews, Chamber vice president, was proclaimed the “Godmother.”

Many thanks to these other Team leaders and their companies:

Chris Arredondo, Eclipse Entertainment, LLC; Cynthia Sadler, Signature Cuffs, LLC; Early Davis, Republic Title of Texas, Inc.; Evan Eastman, Spectrum Enterprise; Joseph Faust, BNSF Railway Company;

Maureen Maidlow, OverRidge Wealth Advisors; Cortney Gumbleton, Locavore; Mike Micallef, Reata Restaurant; Liesl Manone, DRC Solutions to End Homelessness; and Scott Price, Fort Construction.