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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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    Monday, August 13, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce encourages all local businesses to display banners, flags and signage to welcome college students back to Lubbock between now and September 3.  The fall semester kicks off during this time for Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock Christian University, Wayland Baptist University – Lubbock, and South Plains ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 08, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – Lubbock Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Eddie McBride was selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to join the Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100).   “Members of the CCC100 are hand-selected to represent and communicate the perspectives and needs of chambers from state, metro and local communities,” said Sara Armstrong, Vice President of Political Affairs and ...read more
    Categories: General
    Monday, August 06, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the Lubbock Chamber Twenty Under Forty Award presented by the Young Professionals of Lubbock.   The nominated individuals should demonstrate leadership in their careers and actively participate in the community. Awardees will be determined by an independent panel of judges. The 2018 recipients will be honored at ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 01, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce premier leadership program, Leadership Lubbock, is now accepting applications for the 2019 class.   Leadership Lubbock applications are available here or to learn more about the program visit the Leadership Lubbock page. The application deadline is Mon., Aug. 27 at 5 p.m.   Since its inception in 1976, over 1,800 men and women have participated ...read more
    Categories: Leadership, General
    Thursday, July 26, 2018
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is exploring the possibility of offering new health insurance plan options to our small business members, made possible by Association Health Plan rules issued by the U.S. Department of Labor last month. Under the new rules, small businesses can enjoy the flexibility that large businesses have under the Affordable Care Act by pooling together. Until now, small ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
     LUBBOCK, Texas – Lubbock Chamber of Commerce officials touted another victory against regulatory overreach today as the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) repealed the previous Administration’s changes to Persuader Rule regulations.  This is yet another blow to a rule the Lubbock Chamber sued to block on Constitutional grounds in Lubbock Federal Court. In March 2016 the Lubbock Chamber joined the ...read more
    Categories: Governmental Affairs, General
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Wreck ‘Em Tech Athletics Breakfast will be held Tues., Aug. 21 at 6:30 a.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.   This breakfast will kick off the 2018 Texas Tech University fall sports programs. Guest speakers include Head Football Coach Kliff Kingsbury; Women’s Volleyball Coach Tony Graystone; Women’s Soccer Coach Tom Stone; and Track & Field ...read more
    Categories: Event, General
    Thursday, June 21, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. The Chamber expressed appreciation to House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway and Congressman Jodey Arrington for their hard work on the Farm Bill and congratulated area farm organizations on its passing.   Agriculture powers the ...read more
    Categories: General, Agriculture
    Thursday, June 07, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce Christye Weld, IOM, Vice President of Programs, Services and Events, received the IOM designation on Wed., June 6 in Madison, WI. Awarded to all graduates of the Institute program, the IOM graduate ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Chairman Cory Powell responds to Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine announcement:  Cory Powell, Lubbock Chamber Chairman: Today’s actions solidify the path forward for a Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo. The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce congratulates the Texas Tech University System Regents and Chancellor Robert Duncan on this ...read more
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    Monday, March 19, 2018
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce has announced today that it will be visiting irresistible Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast, departing October 17, 2018 and is inviting chamber members and family and friends of chamber members to join them on this once in a lifetime experience.   Rich in culture and stunning scenery, the irresistible Amalfi Coast is the setting for this breathtaking ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce announced Cory Powell, Director of TTU Mentor Tech - Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, as the Chairman of the 2018 Board of Directors.    An alumnus of Texas Tech University, Powell cofounded The Lauro Cavazos & Ophelia Powell-Malone Mentoring Program, (Mentor Tech) in 2002. Since that time the San Antonio native has diligently worked ...read more
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