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    Friday, April 19, 2019
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is pleased to recognize Norma Ritz Johnson for her 15 years of service to the Lubbock Chamber.   Johnson began her Chamber career on April 13, 2004 as Vice President-Legislative Affairs before being promoted to Executive Vice President in January 2014.   As Executive Vice President at the 5-Star Accredited Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, Johnson ...read more
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    Monday, April 08, 2019
    Re:      Chamber VS Chamber in a Texas Tech Beef and Virginia Ham Challenge  LUBBOCK, TEXAS – Lubbock Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Eddie McBride announced today a challenge with Elizabeth Cromwell, President and CEO of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce in Virginia.    Upon the Texas Tech Red Raiders winning the NCAA Championship tonight, McBride challenges Cromwell to ...read more
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    Friday, April 05, 2019
    LUBBOCK, TEXAS – Lubbock Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Eddie McBride announced today a Final Four challenge with Tim Daman, President and CEO of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce in Michigan.   Upon a victory for the Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, Daman has agreed to send the Lubbock Chamber a gift basket from Lansing Brewing Company. In the ...read more
    Categories: Event, General
    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will hold the 2019 Community Prayer Lunch, presented by United Supermarkets, on Thursday May 2 at 11:30 a.m. at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center. The luncheon is held in conjunction with the National Day of Prayer and local business leaders will offer prayers for the nation, state, community and families. The luncheon will feature Rev. ...read more
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    Thursday, January 24, 2019
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Business Expo presented by Lubbock National Bank “Making History in the Hub City” had 185 exhibitors and over 4000 people in attendance.“We’re very pleased with both the businesses that showed up to exhibit and the foot traffic that came to see them,” said Eddie McBride, President and CEO. “The Business Expo continues to be one of our most popular ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce announced Abel Castro, FirstBank & Trust, as the Chairman of the 2019 Board of Directors.  Abel Castro is an Executive Vice President at First Bank & Trust, and has been there for nearly 18 years, now serving as its Senior Treasury Management Officer. He lived in San Antonio where he worked as a Bank Examiner for the Texas Banking Department and ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Chairman Cory Powell responds in a statement below regarding the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill.  Cory Powell, Lubbock Chamber Chairman: The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce applauds the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate for passing the 2018 Farm Bill, formally titled the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. The Chamber appreciates House ...read more
    Categories: Agriculture, General
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce final victory for small business and the First Amendment of the Constitution in its landmark case against changes to the United States Department of Labor’s (USDOL) “Persuader Rule.” In 2016, the United States District Court in Lubbock granted summary judgment and a nationwide permanent injunction against the Obama ...read more
    Categories: General, Governmental Affairs
    Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber Board of Directors voted in favor of supporting the Lubbock County Expo Center at its monthly board meeting earlier today.  “The Chamber Board of Directors believe the Lubbock County Expo Center will be a great place for a variety of events for Lubbock County and its surrounding communities,” said Chairman Cory Powell. “Lubbock County needs a venue that will ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals of Lubbock proudly announce the 2018 Twenty Under Forty award recipients.  Eman Attaya, UMC Health SystemAmy Baker, Frenship ISDJason Cannaday, StarCare Specialty Health SystemLeslie Collins, Texas Tech University Health Sciences CenterGarrett Couts, McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf, LLPVanessa Dirks, Hub City Rentals, LLCLaura Beth ...read more
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    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be exploring Switzerland in 2019, and is inviting Chamber members and their family and friends to join this once in a lifetime experience. The trip will be an eight-day journey departing on Sept. 10, 2019.   Rich in culture and stunning scenery, gorgeous Switzerland is the breathtaking destination! Enjoy a journey back ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 14, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce today announced new health insurance plan options for small business members, made possible by Association Health Plan rules issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) last month. The Chamber is targeting an effective coverage date for the new West Texas Employer Health Plan as early as October 1.  “The opportunity for this new flexibility is ...read more
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