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    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    Lubbock, Texas — Bahama Bucks Corporate hosted 21 Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) students in grades six to 12 on Wed., Nov. 1, for a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run a thriving shaved ice business with franchises all over the United States.   YEA! Lubbock attracts the best and brightest students who receive hands-on experiential learning that serve as a foundation for future ...read more
    Categories: General
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the hiring of Taylor Frick as the Customer Service Representative. She started her duties at the Chamber on Monday, October 23.   Frick is a native of Lewisville, TX and graduated from high school there. Upon graduation she joined the U.S. Army and served for four years. During her time in the military she spent part of it ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize Amy Marquez for her 10 years of service to the Lubbock Chamber.   On October 25, 2007, Marquez started her 10 year career with the Chamber as a part-time Data Entry Clerk. She has held various positions in the Chamber over the years with her most recent promotion to Community Development Director in 2014.   Marquez is ...read more
    Categories: General
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Haily Assiter was promoted to Director of Communications and Public Relations. She began her new role at the Chamber on Monday, October 16.   Assiter started her career at the Chamber almost four years ago as a Marketing Specialist and has contributed significantly to the Chamber’s design, creativity and video ...read more
    Categories: General
    Thursday, October 12, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce applauds President Donald Trump’s action today issuing an Executive Order that could potentially allow more affordability and flexibility for job creators who offer health insurance to their employees. We are especially encouraged that the Order centers on allowing small businesses to band together and pool their purchasing power, much like the award-winning Lubbock ...read more
    Categories: Governmental Affairs
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2018 Leadership Lubbock class.   The 2018 Leadership Lubbock class will begin in January with a mandatory full-day orientation on January 17.   Since its inception in 1976, Leadership Lubbock has continued to provide an outstanding leadership and community orientation program for selected Chamber business leaders. This program provides a ...read more
    Categories: Leadership
    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on Thurs., Nov. 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center where it will honor its annual business award winners.   This year’s award honorees include:  Ambassador of the Year: Danny Soliz, Workforce Solutions South Plains             Sponsored by Twisted Root Burger Co.  Volunteer of the Year: Kathy ...read more
    Categories: Event
    Thursday, August 31, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today (Thursday, August 31) unanimously voted to support the recently proposed City of Lubbock Public Safety Improvements Project. In late July and early August, the Public Safety Improvements Project findings of the City of Lubbock Facilities Committee were presented to the City Council. The proposed improvements include three police substations ...read more
    Categories: Governmental Affairs
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce sent letters to Capitol Hill to express its concerns about cuts to agriculture in President Trump’s FY2018 Budget Proposal.   “These cuts would be detrimental to the thousands of family farmers in the Lubbock area,” said Eddie McBride, Chamber President/CEO. “The Chamber is well aware of the economic challenges agriculture and allied industries in this area face, ...read more
    Categories: Governmental Affairs
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is cheering the Regulatory Accountability Act (RAA) that was introduced in the U.S. Senate with bipartisan support from Senators Rob Portman (OH) and Heidi Heitkamp (ND). The introduction of the RAA is a huge step forward in making regulatory reform a reality in the 115th Congress.   “The business community asked the U.S. Senate in February to take action to make ...read more
    Categories: Governmental Affairs
    Wednesday, November 23, 2016
     The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce releases statement from Chairwoman Beth Bridges on the preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime regulation nationwide.   Beth Bridges, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman: In a significant victory for job creators and employee flexibility and opportunity, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant issued a preliminary injunction ...read more
    Categories: Governmental Affairs
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