September 4, 2012

Support a Military Family:

The Chamber and Goodfellow Air Force Base are hosting their annual Friendship Charity Golf Tournament to be held on September 7th at Quicksand Golf Course.  Proceeds are donated to Goodfellow’s Project WarmHeart, which provides assistance to deployed families with financial emergencies.  Sponsorships for this event begin at $50 and include recognition for your business.  To sponsor or for more information about playing in the tournament, please contact Lara Coleman at 655-4136, or by email at lcoleman@sanangelo.org

September Tourism Awards Luncheon:

The annual tourism awards recognizing organizations that have made an economic impact in our community through tourism will be presented during the September Chamber Luncheon on Tuesday, September 11th at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.  This event will feature guest speaker Bob Latham, partner at Jackson Walker L.L.P.  Mr. Latham has held numerous positions in the world of sports and has recently authored a book to be released on October 2nd entitled “Winners & Losers: Rants, Riffs, and Reflections on the World of Sports”.  To reserve a seat for $15, please visit ww.sanangelo.org, or contact Lara at lcoleman@sanangelo.org or 655-4136, ext 235..

 

August 14, 2012

Leadership San Angelo Applications:

Do you have the commitment and motivation to want to serve the San Angelo area?  Would you like to be a part of policy shaping and have a significant impact in the issues facing our community,  or know of someone that would?  If so, Leadership San Angelo needs you!  Applications will be accepted during the month of August for the 30th class of Leadership San Angelo.  Classes are limited to 30 participants, and class selection will be made in early September.  The program will kick off in October, and participants will graduate in June.  Tuition is $500 and includes all materials, meals, and transportation for many of the sessions.  For more information or to request an application, contact Sandra Pomroy at the Chamber, 655-4136,  email her at srp@sanangelo.org, or visit our website at www.sanangelo.org/chamber/lsa_application.php.

 Announcing the 21st Annual Business Expo:

It’s Showtime in San Angelo and the Chamber and its members will be celebrating at the 21st annual Business Expo on Tuesday, October 2nd at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  This event is the largest business oriented tradeshow in the Concho Valley and gives your organization the opportunity to reach 2,500 people in one location at one time.  This year’s Business Expo is inspired by the magic of the big screen, and we encourage exhibitors and sponsors to spotlight themselves by decorating and dressing to match their favorite movies.  Sponsorships for the event begin at $250 and are limited.  For more information, visit www.sanangelo.org  or contact Lara Coleman at 655-4136 or lcoleman@sanangelo.org.

August 7, 2012

Leadership San Angelo Applications:

Applications will be accepted during the month of August for the 30th class of Leadership San Angelo.  Classes are limited to 30 participants, and class selection will be made in early September.  The program will kick off in October, and participants will graduate in June.  Tuition is $500 and includes all materials, meals and transportation for many of the sessions.  For more information or to request an application, contact Sandra Pomroy at the Chamber, 655-4136 or email her at srp@sanangelo.org, or visit our web site at www.sanangelo.org/chamber/lsa_application.php.

 

Business Brown Bag:

The next Business Brown Bag lunch sponsored by the ASU’s Small Business Development Center, the Business Incubator, and the Chamber will be Thursday, August 16th and the topic will be “Facebook Tips & Tricks”.  The presenter for this discussion is Andy Allen from Chaos Marketing.  This seminar is free from noon to 1 p.m. in the Riverview Room at the Visitor Center. Please call the Chamber at 655-4136 to reserve a space, and let us know if you’d like to reserve a box lunch for $7.

July 31, 2012

August Chamber Luncheon:

Call or go online today to make you reservation for the August 14th Chamber Luncheon to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the West Texas Training Center.  During the event, Mayor Alvin New and Interim City Manager Michael Dane will give a “State of the City” address discussing water issues, the budget, community development, and capital improvements.  The luncheon is sponsored by 1st Community Federal Credit Union, Howard College, and West Texas Training Center.  To make a reservation for $15, call Lara at the Chamber at 655-4136, email her at lcoleman@sanangelo.org, or visit www.sanangelo.org.

 

Announcing the 21st Annual Business Expo:

It’s Showtime in San Angelo and the Chamber and its members will be celebrating at the 21st annual Business Expo on Tuesday, October 2nd at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  This event is the largest business oriented tradeshow in the Concho Valley and gives your organization the opportunity to reach 2,500 people in one location at one time.  This year’s Business Expo is inspired by the magic of the big screen, and we encourage exhibitors and sponsors to spotlight themselves by decorating and dressing to match their favorite movies.  Sponsorships for the event begin at $250 and are limited.  For more information, visit www.sanangelo.org  or contact Lara Coleman at 655-4136 or lcoleman@sanangelo.org.

 

July 24, 2012

West Texas Legislative Summit:

You may now register online at www.sanangelo.org for the 9th annual West Texas Legislative Summit.  The event is scheduled for August 28th.  The topic for this year’s event is Water Resources-“Now and the Future”.  Dozens of local, state and federal officials will attend as well as hundreds of attendees from throughout West Texas.   To find out more about the West Texas Legislative Summit, contact Sandra Pomroy at 655-4136 ext. 223, or email her at srp@sanangelo.org.

Leadership San Angelo Applications:

Applications will be accepted during the month of August for the 30th class of Leadership San Angelo.  Classes are limited to 30 participants, and class selection will be made in early September.  The program will kick off in October and participants will graduate in June.  Tuition is $500 and includes all materials, meals and transportation for many of the sessions.  For more information or to request an application, contact Sandra Pomroy at the Chamber, 655-4136 or email her at srp@sanangelo.org, or visit our web site at http://www.sanangelo.org/chamber/lsa_application.php.

 

Announcing the 21st Annual Business Expo:

It’s Showtime in San Angelo and the Chamber and its members will be celebrating at the 21st annual Business Expo on Tuesday, October 2nd at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  This event is the largest business oriented tradeshow in the Concho Valley and gives your organization the opportunity to reach 2,500 people in one location at one time.  This year’s Business Expo is inspired by the magic of the big screen, and we encourage exhibitors and sponsors to spotlight themselves by decorating and dressing to match their favorite movies.  Sponsorships for the event begin at $250 and are limited.  For more information, visit www.sanangelo.org  or contact Lara Coleman at 655-4136 or lcoleman@sanangelo.org.

 

July 17,2012

Free City Educational Seminar:

City Staff will hold their next educational seminar entitled, “Understanding Building Codes and the Permit Process”.  The seminar is aimed at helping owners and developers in planning for the reuse of vacant buildings and redevelopment of vacant land throughout the city.  This session will be held this Tuesday, July 17th, at 6 p.m. at the McNease Convention Center, 500 Rio Concho Drive.  Topics to be covered include a definition of Building Codes, what requires a permit, the permitting and inspection process, and changes of occupancy.  For more information, please call 657-4210.

 

Business Brown Bag:

The next Business Brown Bag lunch sponsored by the ASU’s Small Business Development Center, Concho Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Development, and the Chamber will be Thursday, July 19th and the topic will be “Immigration Issues for Employers”.  The workshop will answer “How the Department of Homeland Security can fine you even if all your employees are U.S. Citizens.”  This seminar is free from noon to 1 p.m. in the Riverview Room at the Visitor Center. Please call the Chamber at 655-4136 to reserve a space, and let us know if you’d like to reserve a box lunch for $7.

July 10, 2012

Free City Educational Seminar:

City Staff will hold their next educational seminar entitled, “Understanding Building Codes and the Permit Process”.  The seminar is aimed at helping owners and developers in planning for the reuse of vacant buildings and redevelopment of vacant land throughout the city.  This session will be held this Tuesday, July 17th, at 6 p.m. at the McNease Convention Center, 500 Rio Concho Drive.  Topics to be covered include a definition of Building Codes, what requires a permit, the permitting and inspection process, and changes of occupancy.  For more information, please call 657-4210.

Business Brown Bag:

The next Business Brown Bag lunch sponsored by the ASU’s Small Business Development Center, Concho Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Development, and the Chamber will be Thursday, July 19th and the topic will be “Immigration Issues for Employers”.  The workshop will answer “How the Department of Homeland Security can fine you even if all your employees are U.S. Citizens.”  This seminar is free from noon to 1 p.m. in the Riverview Room at the Visitor Center. Please call the Chamber at 655-4136 to reserve a space, and let us know if you’d like to reserve a box lunch for $7.

 Business @ Happy Hour:

 Mark your calendars for the next Business @ Happy Hour on Tuesday, July 24th at San Angelo Banking Center, 5710 Sherwood Way.  The event will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m., and because the person drawn for the Chamber’s cash prize was not present last month, the amount has increased to $900 for July.  Remember, all Chamber members have already been entered, but you must be present to win!