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Chamber encourages young professionals to 'Get on Board'

Dallas Regional Chamber’s “Get on Board” group is offering local young professionals a unique perspective on how they can make a difference in the community as well as grow professionally by volunteering on charity boards.

Young professionals receive advice from Dallas business leaders

Top business leaders from the Dallas area were recently on hand for a panel where they shared their professional insights to the Dallas Regional Chamber’s LEAD YP class.

13-year-old Lubbock student's business plan catches investor's eyes

A 13-year-old student from the Lubbock Chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy grabbed the attention of local business leaders recently, earning startup money and an opportunity to compete in a national scholarship competition next month in New York.

Economist says margins tax are close to elimination

Texas Public Policy Foundation economist Vance Ginn says the state’s governor and legislators from both parties are coming together in agreement over eliminating Texas’ business margins tax.

UT chancellor says state of K-12 education is threat to national security

University of Texas Chancellor William McRaven, who recently spoke at a Dallas Regional Chamber state of higher education forum, said in today’s world he believes pre-K through 12 education is our nation’s greatest national security threat.

Honorees inducted into San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame

The San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame recently marked the 100th anniversary of Kelly Field with an induction ceremony of its 2017 honorees and a public tour and display of various aircrafts at the Port San Antonio hangar.

Boeing's new Global Services headquarters to be in Plano

Boeing's new headquarters for its Global Services business unit, which is expected to be the center for some 20,000 of the company’s global employees, will be in Plano.

Firstmark taps 15-year credit union veteran for information post

Firstmark Credit Union has tapped Kayvee Kondapalli, a 15-year credit union veteran, to serve as its new chief information officer.

Southern Junction to open nightclub and steakhouse in Irving

Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse will be coming to Irving with a new 20,000-square-foot branch featuring the club’s usual “honky-tonk” style of live music, dancing, a mechanical bull plus a full steakhouse restaurant.

Home2 Suites By Hilton to represent Pasadena at annual sales event

The Home2 Suites by Hilton will be promoting the Pasadena area at the Hilton Corp.’s upcoming sales event in Dallas and is asking local businesses to donate locally made items to help represent the city.

Poe to host police memorial service in Humble

Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) will help honor Texas law enforcement officers for their service and pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the line of duty during a police memorial ceremony next week.

Lubbock advertising executive shares expertise with YEA! students

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) students recently had the opportunity to receive some first-rate advice and professional tips on how to advertise their businesses from a local marketing and advertising professional during a recent class session.

Ash Creek Homes' Bee Cave-area development gains recognition

The Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Austin recently chose Ash Creek Homes as its “Best New Community” in recognition of a new 66-home development in the Bee Cave area.

Leadership Montgomery receives $7,000 grant from Entergy Texas

Leadership Montgomery County recently received a $7,000 grant from Entergy Texas that will be used for its program.

Huddle House opens 24-hour restaurant in Willis

Huddle House opened one of its 24-hour restaurants, which will be operated by franchise partner Dan Mofor, in the Kroger Market Place on Montgomery Street.

Leadership San Antonio class tours local historic, athletic attractions

The Leadership San Antonio Class 42 saw the city of San Antonio through the eyes of a tourist recently during a day-long visit to local spots such as the historic missions and Toyota Field, all in an effort to learn the economic importance of these venues.

Kingwood Medical applauds surgery center volunteer

Kingwood Medical Center recently highlighted resident Brenda Genter, one of its volunteers at the hospital’s day surgery center.

Morningside Ministries trains staff to work with dementia patients

Ninety employees with Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities have been certified as Certified Dementia Practitioners as part of the nonprofit’s efforts to help serve patients in the San Antonio area.

Spires accepts promotion to Pearland police chief

Johnny Spires was recently named chief of the Pearland Police Department, stepping into the position that was vacated by the retirement of Chief J.C. Doyle.

NuStar Energy lauded by Fortune Magazine for 'Giving Back'

Texas’ NuStar Energy upped its ranking this year on Fortune Magazine’s “50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back,” moving from No. 9 last year to No. 2 on the 2017 list.

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