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    Monday, August 12, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SENATOR TOMMY WILLIAMS ENDORSES WALTER COOKE FOR THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP BOARD • POSITION 5  The Woodlands, Texas, August 12, 2019 – Walter Cooke, a candidate for Position 5 on The Woodlands Township Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the support of Senator Tommy and Marsha Williams.  Elected to the Texas Senate in 2002 from District 4 which includes The ...read more
    Categories: Community News, Announcements, Chamber Members, Featured In The News
    Wednesday, July 31, 2019
    Conroe, TX (July 31, 2019) – You don’t always get what you pay for and in Montgomery County the debate continues between groundwater entity, Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) and the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) as to water subsidence, availability of groundwater versus surface water and the justifiable rates passed down to consumers.   Simon Sequeira, President of ...read more
    Categories: Featured In The News, Community News, Chamber Members
    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    COOKE ANNOUNCES RUN FOR TOWNSHIP BOARD The Woodlands, Texas – July 23, 2019. Long time Woodlands attorney WALTER COOKE announced today that he filed to run for Position 5 on the Board of Directors of The Woodlands Township. Election Day is November 5, 2019. Walter, an attorney who limits his practice to commercial real estate and banking, has been a lawyer since 1974 and is a partner in the ...read more
    Categories: Announcements, Community News, Chamber Members
    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    On the heels of the 5th anniversary of The Republic Grille’s original location in The Woodlands Panther Creek Shopping Center, $6,000 has been donated to local first responder charities.   During the week-long celebration in May, a portion of lunch and dinner proceeds were designated to be given to The Woodlands Fire Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.   “We are extremely ...read more
    Categories: Giving Back, Community News, Chamber Members
    Wednesday, July 24, 2019
    The Woodlands/Spring – July 19, 2019 – Milstead Automotive is giving back to those who give so much. To honor firefighters and police officers, the Milstead Automotive team is taking cookie cakes and goodie bags to area fire stations and police precincts throughout July.  First responders put their lives on the line every day to serve and protect the community they care so much about. The ...read more
    Categories: Giving Back, Community News
    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    Without signs we would run around in circles trying to find directions. Wayfinding signs are as simple as street name signs, addresses, signs on unfamiliar buildings, offices, restaurants, and general navigation around an area to avoid confusion. If your office is difficult to find, or your name is not in the lobby you may frustrate your clients into leaving.   Wayfinding signs offer a route to ...read more
    Categories: Community News
    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    Each month Office Evolution will Spotlight a partner in our strip center or one of our members. We work together, eat at the local restaurants and share information to grow our business. Partnerships and trusted relationships assist all of us.   Our first Spotlight is Tapped DraftHouse and Kitchen owned by owned by Andrew Neidert. Opened January 25, 2019 this is their second location. Tapped is ...read more
    Categories: Community News
    Friday, May 31, 2019
    THE WOODLANDS, TX  – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar for entrepreneurs discussing customer relationship management (CRM), the most vital element to the sustained growth of a business, with guest speaker Martin Obiozor of Empowered Pulse on Thursday, June 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Chamber’s Lakeshore Conference Room, located at 9320 Lakeside Blvd., Suite 200, The ...read more
    Categories: Community News, Education, Chamber News
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    The Woodlands, TX – In recognition of what would have been The Woodlands founding developer George P. Mitchell's 100th birthday on May 21, 2019, The Woodlands Area Chamber shares an article from our 2018-19 Community Guide honoring Mitchell.Honoring a LegacyThe Past Lives On  Live, work, play and learn is a concept heard everywhere these days, but this idea was unheard of before Texas oilman ...read more
    Categories: Community News, Chamber News
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    The Woodlands, TX – Whether you are a well-established small business or someone considering opening a small business, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce offers a series of seminars led by industry experts that will teach you how to make your business a success.    Upcoming seminars this May include “Mock Department of Labor Audit for HR” presented by Cheryl House of Marsh & McLennan Agency ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Community News
    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    Clay McCollor of Knighton & Stone, PLLC to present “Avoiding Liability Through Entity Formation”  The Woodlands, TX – Deciding which business structure you will choose for your company is one of the most first crucial steps to launching a business. The form of business enterprise you choose will have important consequences in terms of how your business will be managed, the personal liability of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Community News
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    The Woodlands, TX – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar conducting a mock Department of Labor (DOL) audit for small business owners with guest speaker Cheryl House of Marsh & McLennan Agency on Tuesday, May 21, from 9-11 a.m. at The Chamber’s Lakeshore Conference Room, located at 9320 Lakeside Blvd., Suite 200, The Woodlands, TX 77381.   Keeping up with compliance ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Community News
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    The 2019 7th Annual WISE Conference, has announced their charities of choice for the conference scheduled for September 25 at Lone Star College, 5000 Research Blvd. In The Woodlands, from 9:00am to 4:00pm. “Women Helping Women” is the motivation behind the collaboration between two organizations that founded the conference in 2012, Montgomery County Association of Business Women (MCABW) and Women ...read more
    Categories: Community News, Giving Back
    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    The Woodlands, TX – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar on human resources mastery for the small business owner with guest speaker Haley Paul of Stibbs & Co. on Thursday, May 16 from 9-11 a.m. at The Chamber’s Lakeshore Conference Room, located at 9320 Lakeside Blvd., Suite 200, The Woodlands, TX 77381.    Human resource management is one of the most important aspects of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber News
    Monday, April 15, 2019
    The Woodlands, TX –The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Margo McZeal as its new director of government relations. McZeal will manage The Chamber’s Business Advocacy and Transportation Education Councils and serve as a liaison for governmental affairs with elected officials, county governments, the South Montgomery County delegation, the Texas State Legislature, and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    The Woodlands, TX – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar on understanding financial statements, the report card of business, and the corporate process of collecting and managing cash, with guest speaker Lynne Abercrombie of Haynie & Company on Wednesday, April 24 from 9-11 a.m. at The Chamber’s Lakeshore Conference Room, located at 9320 Lakeside Blvd., Suite 200 in The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    The Woodlands, Texas –The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that community leader, LaToya Carter, will deliver a keynote address at the 2019 Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Parish Event Center.  Carter has strong ties to the nonprofit community in The Woodlands area. She started out as a client of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    The Woodlands, Texas – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Woodlands Area Chamber will host the Cybersecurity Series: Greater Houston on Wednesday, May 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriot Hotel, located at 1601 Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands.   The rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape has been marked by more sophisticated attacks aimed at ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    The Woodlands, TX – Hiring the right employee takes time and is not easy. Posting jobs online, collecting resumes and then calling potential candidates takes hours. The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce can save employers time and money by attending the 2019 Community Job Fair on Tuesday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lone Star College, located off Highway 242 at 3200 College Drive.   The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Thursday, March 07, 2019
    The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce to host job fair, skills workshop  The Woodlands, TX (March 7, 2019) – Looking for a job? Looking for a better job? Not sure where to start in the process?  The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce may be able to help.   More than 40 employers specializing in fields like education providers, resource agencies, and banking will take part in The Woodlands ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    Pond, an industry leader in engineering, construction, planning and architecture services, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brannen Butts to Vice President of our Oil & Gas programs and leader of our office in The Woodlands, Texas. “Brannen’s hard work and commitment to the firm has earned him this recognition which is so very well deserved. We are proud of his success and excited for ...read more
    Categories: New to the Team & Promotions, Announcements, Chamber Members
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s 41st Annual Chairman’s Ball is set for August 17, 2019  The Woodlands, TX (March 4, 2019) – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 41st Annual Chairman's Ball Under the Big Top on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center.   The circus-themed black-tie affair will honor outgoing 2018-2019 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    The Woodlands, TX (February 27, 2019) – With the Texas General Assembly now in session, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, along with our Montgomery County Council of Chambers partners, visited Austin February 25-26 to ensure lawmakers understand the unique needs of our member businesses and the area economy.  As the leading voice of business in Montgomery County, The Chamber opened the door ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Advocacy
    Friday, February 22, 2019
    The Woodlands, Texas – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted Friday, February 22 to support a resolution of Conroe ISD’s $807 million bond referendum on the May 2019 election ballot. Voters will see the bond proposal on the May 4 general ballot election.   In a presentation to The Chamber’s Business Advocacy Council, Superintendent Curtis Null explained the bond ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Friday, February 15, 2019
    The Woodlands, Texas – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Advocacy Council received an update on Conroe Independent School District’s $807 million bond referendum election set for May 4 at a council meeting on Friday, February 15 at The Chamber office.   In a presentation to the council, Superintendent Curtis Null explained the bond proposal addresses CISD’s growing student ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber News
    Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    The Woodlands, Texas (February 12, 2019) – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce invites business leaders to join The Montgomery County Council of Chambers in Austin February 25-26, 2019, for Montgomery County Day at the Capitol presented by Entergy Texas Inc.   “The Montgomery County Day at the Capitol brings together business leaders and government officials to talk face-to-face and ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Announcements, Chamber News
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Try unlimited samples of signature menu items from more than 40 area restaurants at the 33rd annual Taste of the Town on Thursday, January 17 from 4-9 p.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, located at 1601 Lake Robbins Drive.   The event, hosted by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, features restaurants, bakeries, beverage companies, caterers and more, all offering popular samples from ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Monday, December 17, 2018
    33rd Annual Economic Outlook Conference, presented by Petroleum Wholesale L.P. and Stibbs & Co., P.C. Attorneys, is February 8, 2019The Woodlands, Texas  – The annual Economic Outlook Conference, created and produced by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, is set for Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott & Convention Center. The conference, which The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    The Woodlands, Texas – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 33rd Annual Taste of the Town event on Thursday, January 17 from 4-9 p.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott.   Taste of the Town is a food and beverage expo that began in 1986 with 10 restaurants. The event has grown to attract more than 3,000 attendees and offers a variety of cuisines ranging from Italian, Mexican, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    The Woodlands, Texas –The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the tremendous contributions that nonprofit organizations and their devoted volunteers make to the community at the 2019 Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon themed “Our Volunteers Sparkle – Volunteers are a Community’s Best Friend” on Friday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Parish Event ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Monday, November 12, 2018
    The Woodlands, Texas (November 12, 2018) – More than 115 business and law professionals attended the 22nd annual Employment Law Update on Friday, November 9 at The Holiday Inn & Suites.   Produced by The Woodlands Area Chamber and The Woodlands Bar Association, the Employment Law Update, now in its 22nd year, is the premier source for Montgomery County business and law firms to keep up with the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    Taste of the Town, in its 33rdyear, will take place at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, January 17, 2019, from 4-9 p.m.  The Woodlands, Texas – Sample food and beverages from 30-plus restaurants in one location at the 33rdannual Taste of the Town Presented by Planet Lincoln on Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 4-9 p.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, located at 1601 Lake Robbins Drive.   The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Community News
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    The Woodlands, TX (October 16, 2018) –The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Advocacy Council held a candidate forum on Tuesday, Oct. 16 to give voters a chance to become educated on candidates running for The Woodlands Township Board of Directors.  Four at-large positions on The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will be elected in the November 2018 election, designated as positions ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Advocacy
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    The Woodlands, TX (October 10, 2018) – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Advocacy Council held a candidate forum on Wednesday, Oct. 10 to give voters a chance to become educated on candidates running for the Conroe Independent School District Board of Trustees.   Three seats up for election Nov. 6, Positions 1, 2 and 3, are contested races. Four candidates including Theresa ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Advocacy
    Friday, October 05, 2018
    The Woodlands, TX (October 5, 2018) –The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Advocacy Council held a candidate forum on Friday, Oct. 5 to give voters a chance to become educated on candidates running for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors in advance of the Nov. 6 general election.  The Lone Star GCD manages and protects the groundwater resources of ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber News
    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    HONORS, KEY TO THE CITY, PROCLAMATIONS GIVEN AT MEADOR STAFFING 50TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT  Economic Alliance Houston Port Region and Pasadena Chamber of Commerce join Meador Staffing 50th anniversary event honoring five men who contributed to Pasadena, TX history.  Pasadena, TX— 10/11/18— Ben Meador, CEO/Chairman and Melinda Torrison, President/COO of Meador Staffing host 50th anniversary event ...read more
    Categories: Community News
    Friday, September 28, 2018
    The Woodlands, TX (September 28, 2018) – Election season is heating up in Montgomery County with numerous local races packed on the ballot. In an effort to inform the public on issues important to local voters as it relates to business, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Advocacy Council will host candidate forums for Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, Conroe ISD Board of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News, Advocacy
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    The Woodlands, TX (September 26, 2018) – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar designed to help small employers understand employee group benefit plans on Thursday, October 18 from 9-11 a.m. at The Chamber, 9320 Lakeside Blvd., Suite 200, The Woodlands, TX 77381.    Duff Lindsay, managing partner of 3(16) Fiduciary Partners, will facilitate the seminar. Lindsay’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    The Woodlands, TX (September 26, 2108) –The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce now provides a comprehensive and affordable group health benefits solution designed to meet all the compliance requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).Introducing Lifestyle Health Plans, a unique group of health programs designed to help Chamber members strategically manage healthcare costs while still providing ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Friday, September 21, 2018
    The Woodlands, Texas (September 21, 2018) – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce brought more than 200 business leaders together on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Holiday Inn & Suites – Shenandoah for its 40thAnnual Meeting and Awards Luncheon.   Chamber members and guests gathered to celebrate the year’s successes and honor volunteers who have shown exemplary support to help further The Chamber’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Friday, September 14, 2018
    The Woodlands, TX – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Putt, Pass and Chip Golf Tournament is set for Monday, October 22 at 9 a.m. at The Golf Trails of The Woodlands and is underwritten by Planet Lincoln. The 2018 tournament will mark a celebration of The Chamber’s 40 years of service to The Woodlands area business community.    The event includes 18 holes of golf in a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Friday, September 14, 2018
    The Woodlands, TX — The Montgomery County Council of Chambers met with Sen. Brandon Creighton (District 4), Rep. Will Metcalf (District 16) and Rep. Cecil Bell (District 3) Friday, Sept. 14 to discuss the council's 2019 legislative priorities.  As the voice of business for Montgomery County, the council of chambers included education, transportation, flood mitigation and health care as their top ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber News
    Monday, August 13, 2018
    The Woodlands, TX  – Challenge your friends, family and neighbors to a fun night of gaming activities at Cards and Cocktails on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 6-10:30 p.m. at The Woodlands Country Club, located at 100 Grand Fairway, The Woodlands, TX 77381.    Hosted by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, this casino-themed event invites guests to enjoy games like blackjack, craps, roulette and a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar on small business growth with guest speaker Megan Alarid of Heightened Leaders Thursday, August 2 from 8-11 a.m. at The Chamber’s Lakeshore Conference Room, located at 9320 Lakeside Blvd., Suite 200, The Woodlands, TX 77381.     The seminar, “Are You Running Your Business or Is Your Business Running You,” will introduce the six key ...read more
    Categories: Chamber News
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    The Woodlands, Texas (May 1, 2018) – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Lauren Joerg as its new director of marketing and communications.  “The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce combines the power of people, with its 40-year legacy of leadership and business advocacy, to drive a dynamic economy in South Montgomery County,” Joerg said. “I’m excited to elevate the ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 06, 2018
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