2/16/2017: What's Happening In and Around Frisco?
The  mission of Frisco Chamber of Commerce is to protect and 
promote commerce through advocacy, resources, and connections.
Special Election
Vote on  Saturday, February 18, 2017  from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

The Frisco City Council has called a Special Election to fill a vacancy. The election will take place on February 18, 2017. This election will fill City Council  Place 1 with a term expiration of May 2018. 

Election Day voting is at the following locations.

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Medical City Frisco Opens Cath Lab
Medical City Frisco opened its new cardiac catheterization lab Tuesday, commemorating the traditionally romantic February 14 with a new name: Heart Day.

The cath lab is outfitted with special diagnostic imaging equipment used by cardiologists to diagnose and treat coronary artery disease. Heart procedures in the lab include placing catheters into the heart's chambers or arteries, a process that is often less invasive than other heart procedures. Read More...
Texas Health Resources Campus in Frisco
Arlington-based Texas Health Resources is planning a 20-acre hospital campus in Frisco that will be located on the southeast corner of the North Dallas Tollway and Cobb Hill Drive.

Frisco's Planning & Zoning Commission voted on Tuesday to approve a preliminary site plan for the new Texas Health Frisco campus. It is scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2019. Read More...
Expanding Advocacy Efforts
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is following over 150 bills that have been filed with the Texas State Legislature. We are monitoring bills that will either have a positive or negative impact on our business community. The Frisco Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee will continue to work with our elected officials to advocate as the voice of business in Frisco and North Texas.
The Board of Directors for the Frisco Chamber of Commerce has approved the 2017 Legislative Agenda created by the Governmental Affairs Committee. View the 2017 Legislative Agenda HERE .
Learn, Earn and Return
Join us for the first speaker series of Frisco Entrepreneur to be held on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM in the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Event Room. JD Crouse, Principal of Bolder Brand and award winner of Shopify's 2014 Build a Business competition will speak to entrepreneurs about will speak to entrepreneurs about lessons learned and challenges faced along the way!   

Please register for this free event.
Are  you interested in receiving information about Frisco Entrepreneur or know someone that is? Please contact  Gina Cheek at the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. You can also follow Frisco Entrepreneur on Facebook and Twitter at @FriscoEntrepren.
Advertise on the Chamber Website
Crosspointe Interactive, a partner of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, will be taking appointments for the enhanced website marketing program that will offer your business a measurable return on your marketing investment.

The sessions will be conducted by Steve Benner, co-founder of CrossPointe Interactive. The presentation takes approximately 20 minutes and will be held at your place of business on February 21, February 22, or February 23 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Please contact Steve Benner directly at
(937) 825-8163 or email to secure your preferred day and time.
Group Purchasing Power at Staples
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Staples to offer Chamber members group purchasing power which means lower prices.  Members save an average of 15% to 30% this way.  For more information, check out this flyer and start saving here.
Listen Live on Wednesdays  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Tune in every Wednesday morning  at KVGIradio.com or download the KVGI app.  We'll be talking about Frisco, the Frisco business community,  numbers in the news, and what's keeping you up at night as a business owner or leader in Frisco. Past shows can also be found on our website.

And since you will have the app, you can check out the other shows (many Frisco Chamber of Commerce members!) on KVGIradio.com!

Chamber Events
2/16 Quadruple Ribbon Cutting - Osky Blue, SWYPIT, KVGI Radio, and Fit First Hiring
2/17 Senior Service Alliance Meeting
2/21 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Grade Power Learning Frisco
2/21 Team B2B Referral Partners - Advanced Networking Group and Referral Team
2/21 North Texas Regional Leadership Day
2/22 New Resident Packet Stuffing
2/22 Frisco Young Professionals' (Ages 21-40) Focus on Frisco Luncheon with Mayor Maher Maso
2/23 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Landmark Bank
3/02 Get On Track @ 7:16 AM - Presented by SMD Consulting & Accounting, LLC. Breakfast sponsored by I9 Sports

Details on Frisco Chamber of Commerce Events
Events Around Frisco
Texas Big Star Half Marathon and 5K 
The North Texas Community Giving Foundation, in partnership with The Tug McGraw Foundation, is excited to present the second annual Texas Big Star Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 15, 2017. What started last year as the first endurance running event for the City of Frisco continues this year with an all-new course and Start/Finish. Of course, our wildly popular post-race Finisher Fest and beautiful medals and runner recognition awards return.  More info...
Tech Titans Nominations Now Open
The Tech Titans Awards Gala recognizes the elite in North Texas technology - individuals currently transforming the high-tech industry and giving companies that competitive edge, as well as companies leading the way. The Tech Titans Awards Gala showcases the innovators, adopters and executors impacting the technology industry for the greater good.See a list of categories or start the nomination process. For additional information, you may contact Keith Bryan.
Zig Ziglar Servant Leadership Award Banquet
The ninth annual Zig Ziglar Servant Leadership Award Banquet will be held on April 4, 2017, at the Embassy Suites Frisco. The Zig Ziglar Servant Leadership Award was established in 2008 through the shared vision of Prestonwood Christian Academy and the Prestonwood Foundation, with the purpose of encapsulating the legacy of Zig Ziglar. More info... 
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