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    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    Middle and high school students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) in Lubbock now understand the phrase “you can always count on taxes,” thanks to Michael Medina of Angela Hightower Income Tax Service who shared relevant information about the world of taxes for small business owners. Topics such as sales taxes, tax filing options, and the role of the state and federal taxes on ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    On Tues., April 11, at the Texas Tech Innovation Hub, students from the Lubbock Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) got a visit from Lloyd Caballero with RD Thomas Advertising for a behind the scenes look at what it takes to brand, advertise and market a successful business. RD Thomas was chosen to help students learn about various advertising, marketing, and public relations strategies that are ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    Blake Vaughn, CEO of Compass Phone Cases has been selected by an investor panel of local business leaders to compete in the Saunders Scholars Competition on Fri., May 5, in Rochester, N.Y. Thirteen-year-old Vaughn is a student in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) ran by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and is in the seventh grade at Frenship Middle School. Vaughn was one of 16 students among ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
    Monday, April 03, 2017
    Inspirational speakers and stars from the upcoming movie “I’ll Push You” will highlight this year’s Community Prayer Luncheon hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce on Thurs., May 4, at 11:30 a.m., at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. The Chamber is excited to bring you two phenomenal speakers in Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck, best friends who completed the 500-mile ...read more
    Categories: Event
    Thursday, March 30, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce has announced that tickets are now on sale for “A Taste of Lubbock”, a taste of Texas wine and food pairing event that will be held on Thurs., April 27, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Texas Tech McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. Tickets can also be purchased for “The Chef’s Table: Wine & Dine Texas Style”, that will be held during Lubbock ...read more
    Categories: Event
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    On Tues., March 28, students from the Lubbock Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) visited with Howard Thrash of H.G. Thrash and Phebe Ellis-Roach from PrimeWest Mortgage, for a behind the scenes look at ways to dress professionally for success. Thrash and Ellis were chosen to help expose students to the importance of dressing for success and presenting oneself in a professional manner, as well as ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is applauding President Trump’s Energy Independence executive order issued yesterday that makes regulatory relief and energy security a top priority. A key section of the President’s order directs the EPA Administrator to immediately review the agency’s so-called Clean Power Plan regulations. Last year, the Lubbock Chamber was among 166 business ...read more
    Categories: Governmental Affairs
    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will host the 2017 Business Expo on Thurs., May 11, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. The Business Expo is hosted annually by the Chamber and showcases over 200 exhibitors and welcomes approximately 7,000 attendees. Exhibitors will enjoy a private networking event from 9-10 a.m. prior to the doors opening at 10 a.m. This year’s theme, ...read more
    Categories: Event
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Strategic Planning for Your Business will be the topic of the next Chamber University seminar hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce on Tues., April 25, from 8-11:30 a.m. at Workforce Solutions South Plains. Have you ever wished you knew what the future holds for you, for your business? Perhaps you have been tempted to look at the successful and fulfilled people in your community, wanting to ...read more
    Categories: Seminar
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce has announced that UMC Milwaukee Family Medicine has been awarded the Water-Smart Award for Winter Quarter 2016. Each quarter, the Chamber recognizes members who have implemented water-saving measures. The criteria to win can be anything from landscaping to rainfall capture systems to installing low-flow toilets and active promotion of water conservation. UMC ...read more
    Categories: Water-Smart Biz
    Thursday, March 02, 2017
    The Second Annual Lubbock Uncorked wine festival hosted by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is set to take place on Fri., April 28, from 4-9 p.m. at the American Wind Power Center. Those who attend Lubbock Uncorked will get to taste wine made from grapes grown in the Lubbock area, along with tastings offered by wineries from all over the state. A special section of wines from the state of ...read more
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    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    Do you know a middle or high school student who has what it takes to be the next Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk or Bart Reagor? Then encourage them to apply today for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) where students in grades six through 12 will learn how to start their own business or social movement in less than 100 hours. Early applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
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