3/2/2017: 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 Runoff
The Frisco City Council held a Special Election to fill City Council Place 1 on February 18, 2017. This Election resulted in a runoff that will be held between John Keating and Brandon Burden. 

The Special Runoff Election will be held 
Saturday, March 25, 2017. Early voting begins March 8, 2017.
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Advocacy Efforts
Tony Felker, President/CEO and Shona Huffman, Director of Governmental Affairs, recently traveled to Austin to attend Denton County Days. Tony and Shona took the opportunity to meet with legislators to keep them informed on what's happening in Frisco, as well as ensuring the legislators know the impact their actions have on the business community and North Texas. 

More information and registration for Collin County Days can be found HERE.
Expanding Advocacy Efforts
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is following over 175 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 .
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.
The Entrepreneur Summit is specifically for owners and business leaders of small to medium sized businesses looking for fresh ideas and perspectives to grow their business and who are also looking to meet other entrepreneurs making huge strides in the business world. Use the code: FRICOCHAMBER for a 20% discount. More Information can be found HERE.
Chamber Events
3/4  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Smile Breeze Dentistry
3/7  Team B2B Referral Partners - Advanced Networking Group and Referral Team
3/8  New Resident Packet Stuffing
3/8  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Createvation
3/9  Get On Track @ 7:16 AM. Presented by SMD Consulting & Accounting, LLC . Breakfast sponsored by Epiphany Coaching
3/9  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - College Nannies & Tutors
3/9  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Aezion
3/13  March 2017 Membership 101 at 12:00 Noon. Sponsored by Cotton Patch Cafe
3/14  WEB Monthly Networking Mixer - Lunch
3/15 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Smarts Club Learning
3/16  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - FPX
3/16  Get On Track @ 7:16 AM. Presented by SMD Consulting & Accounting, LLC. Breakfast sponsored by Massage Kneads
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...
James Taylor & His All-Star Band To Perform at The Star

Best-known for its state-of-the-art athletic facilities, The Star truly becomes the ultimate destination for entertainment across sports, food-and now music. Ford Center will seat approximately 17,000 guests in an intimate, two-level setting, giving them the ultimate concert experience.
Taylor's national tour will be held in Ford Center at The Star on July 31, 2017 and will feature special guest Bonnie Raitt and her band. Tickets will be available for purchase starting at $36 beginning March 10, 2017.
Advertise your business! Sponsorships available for the Frisco Rotary Farmers Market. The funds generated will be used by the Frisco Rotary club to fund college scholarships to Frisco students and other community service projects. Choose the  sponsorship  that is right for you.

Nomination are now being accepted for the 2017 Immigrant Journey Awards. Started by Ann Massey Badmus, immigration attorney and partner at the law firm of Scheef & Stone, LLC.   to recognize immigrants for their c ontributions to North Texas and the United States. Find more information HERE.
Miss Frisco's Outstanding Teen 2017
Katy Perry, Miss Frisco's Outstanding Teen 2017, is reaching out to the Frisco business community for sponsors to purchase a contestant showcase page in the Miss Texas/Miss Texas Outstanding Teen program. Businesses can go to  misstexas.org under the "Payments and Donations" link where this is a payment button to purchase a showcase page.  The deadline is  April 20, 2017. More information can be found HERE.
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