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    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is in Austin today and tomorrow for Lubbock Day at the State Capitol, giving the Lubbock community a spotlight at the State Capitol and the opportunity to meet legislators and discuss issues important to the Lubbock area economy. Every two years the Chamber plans a trip for the Lubbock community and business leaders to go to Austin to meet with legislators. This ...read more
    Categories: Governmental Affairs
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce officially kicked off its seventh annual Total Resource Campaign (TRC) on Thurs., Feb. 16, at the J.T. & Margaret Talkington YWCA Sun ‘n Fun. The TRC is an eight-week revenue generating process made possible by nearly 60 Chamber volunteers. This year’s campaign is led by Chairman Marcus Young of United Supermarkets and Co-Chairman Mark Williams of ...read more
    Categories: General
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    Middle and high school students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) in Lubbock were introduced to Mike Lambert from Feed and Thangs, who helped the class to understand what a niche market is as well as the pros and cons of operating within a niche market. As part of the YEA! program, students are introduced to all facets of the business world such as advertising, insurance, graphic design, ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
    Thursday, February 09, 2017
    The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) will hold a CEO Roundtable on Thurs., Feb. 23, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Texas Tech Innovation Hub. Local CEOs will support the YEA! students’ experience by sharing their entrepreneurial story. The CEO Roundtable will offer guidance and give direction to the class of 16 young entrepreneurs. This experience will have a significant impact on the ...read more
    Categories: Event, Leadership
    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will host a Salute to Ag Luncheon on Tues., March 21, at the Texas Tech McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. The Salute to Ag Luncheon recognizes and celebrates the abundance provided by agriculture and is held during the month of March on or around the time of National Ag Day. The Chamber’s Salute to Ag Luncheon will feature former Congressman Larry Combest and Tom ...read more
    Categories: Event
    Friday, February 03, 2017
    Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman Diannah Tatum responded to President Donald Trump’s executive order delaying the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule: Diannah Tatum, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman: The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce has long contended that the DOL fiduciary rule would have made it more difficult for Americans to save for their futures and for small businesses ...read more
    Categories: Governmental Affairs
    Wednesday, February 01, 2017
    Students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) in Lubbock were introduced to Stephanie Massengale from Advanced Graphix and The Matador, who shared need-to-know tips about setting up an online business on Tues., Jan. 31, at the Texas Tech Innovation Hub. Massengale explained the pros and cons of e-commerce along with various business models. Also during the last class session, entrepreneur ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Diannah Tatum is serving as the Chamber’s 2017 Chairwoman. At today’s Board of Directors’ meeting, 2016 Chairwoman Beth Bridges passed the gavel to Tatum to officially mark Tatum’s reign as Chairwoman. In her role as chairwoman, she will lead a 36-person board that reflects the diverse businesses and business leaders ...read more
    Categories: General
    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    Students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) in Lubbock were introduced to Jeff Shropshire from the Shropshire Insurance Agency, who spoke to the class about the importance of insurance and risk management when starting a small business. Students listened as he explored the formal process of how an organization establishes its risk management goals and objectives, as well as how to ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
    Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    Students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) in Lubbock were introduced to Jerry Kolander from McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf, LLP, who spoke to the class about what legal issues to consider when starting a small business on Tues, Jan. 10, during the last class session. Students listened as he explored the legal implications on everything from business names to structure and even ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
    Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber University seminar on “HR Hot Topic: Newly Revised Form I-9, Newly Increased Penalties…Is Your Business in Compliance?” on Tues., Feb. 28, from 8-11:30 a.m. at FirstBank & Trust Operations Center. The seminar will focus on the newly revised Form I-9 to make sure that your business is in compliance with the changes. ...read more
    Categories: Seminar
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