5/11/2017: 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.
Frisco Chamber Night at Frisco Fastpacs
Join us on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Frisco Fastpacs to pack individual food bags for under-served children in Frisco ISD. You can find more information about Frisco Fastpacs, please click HERE. To register as a volunteer for Frisco Chamber Night at Frisco Fastpacs, please click HERE.

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In The News
Frisco Apartments Hinge on Land Rights, Zoning
Frisco has 11,949 existing urban living and garden-style apartment units, 3,663 units under construction and another 7,248 units in the pipeline. 

Residents have expressed opposition to apartment projects in the city because of an increase in traffic, among other reasons-opposition city officials say they understand but in some cases do not have the legal authority to address. Read More...
Frisco Historic Success Credited to Consistent Leadership
When outgoing Frisco Mayor Maher Maso took office in 2008, the city's population was approximately 96,000. Five years later when Jeremy Lyon took over as Frisco ISD's superintendent, that population had grown to about 130,000, and the school district had an enrollment of 46,000 students.
Today, the city has more than 160,000 people and a $5 Billion Mile under construction, and FISD has more than 55,000 students and 65 schools. Read More...
Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting
Please join us for the Governmental Affairs Committee meeting on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:30 AM in the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Event Room. Dr. Lyon, Superintendent of Frisco ISD, will speak about the budget and current legislation. All Chamber members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Learn, Earn, and Return
Join us every Friday at 8:00 AM in the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Event Room for the Frisco Entrepreneur Speaker Series. Hear from local entrepreneurs each week! We know you are busy! We won't keep you long; however, you are more than welcome to stay and network! Registration is not required, but appreciated!

Upcoming Speakers:
Leadership Frisco Applications 

The Leadership Frisco Advisory Council will accept applications in Spring 2017 for the 2017-2018 year for Leadership Frisco Class XXI. Leadership Frisco is a nine-month community leadership program sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. The purpose is to develop a pool of qualified, highly motivated individuals who are interested in expanding their leadership skills, deepening their sense of civic responsibility, and becoming more involved in their community as a whole.

Class XXI will start in September 2017. Please download and follow the detailed Application Instructions prior to filling out the 2017-2018 Leadership Frisco Application. Applications must be submitted electronically by 5:00 PM on June 9, 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.
Chamber Events
5/12 Frisco 5-Star Corporate Challenge
5/16 Team B2B Referral Partners - Advanced Networking Group and Referral Team
5/18 Frisco Young Professionals (Ages 21-40) Behind Closed Doors: Frisco Fire Department
5/18 Get On Track @ 7:16 AM - Presented by SMD Consulting & Accounting, LLC. Breakfast sponsored by DFW Storm Solutions
5/18 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Frisco Periodontics and Dental Implants
5/19 Frisco Young Professionals (Ages 21-40) Team Social Lunch
5/19 Senior Service Alliance (SSA) Meeting
5/19 Frisco Entrepreneur Speaker Series Learn, Earn & Return - Guest Speaker Jason W. Taylor
5/22 Frisco Young Professionals (Ages 21-40) Business and Brews
5/23 2nd Annual Small Business Summit - "Bathrobe to the Boardroom"
5/24 New Resident Packet Stuffing
5/25 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Texas Bank & Trust
5/26 Frisco Entrepreneur Speaker Series Learn, Earn & Return. Guest Speaker Sean Duncan
6/01 Business After Hours - 5:30 PM - Sponsored by PointBank
6/01 Get On Track @ 7:16 AM - Presented by SMD Consulting & Accounting, LLC. Breakfast sponsored by Michael Johnson Performance
6/02 Frisco Entrepreneur Speaker Series Learn, Earn & Return - Guest Speaker Joshua Futrell
Details on Frisco Chamber of Commerce Events 
Events Around Frisco
Frisco Rotary Farmers Market
The Frisco Rotary Farmers Market meets every Saturday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (or sell out). The Farmers Market is located at 4th Street between Main and Elm (in the parking lot behind the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.)  Open May through October 21, 2017.
Listen Live on Wednesdays 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

New Replay Times:
Wednesday 5 PM,  Thursday 11 PM,  Friday 5 AM,
Saturday 8 AM,  Sunday 1 PM,  Monday 4 AM, Tuesday 2 PM

KVGIRadio.com, the KVGI mobile app. Find past shows on our website.

Many of our Frisco Chamber of Commerce members host shows on KVGI Radio. See the schedule HERE.
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