06/08/16: What's New At Your Frisco Chamber?
Many Frisco Restaurants Support A Vote AGAINST

Runoff Elections
Runoff Election for Frisco City Council, Place 2 and Place 4 will be June 18. Early voting continues today through June 11 and again on June 13 - 14. Please go vote!
Pathway to Extraordinary Performance
WEB is offering a seven month training program 
(four sessions) beginning Wednesday, June 22, for men and women that will take you, as a business professional, down the Pathway to Extraordinary
 Please register THIS WEEK if you would like to attend this class to allow time to complete pre-course work. Read more about the program...

The Who, What & Why of Media Relations
Interested in learning how to get media attention? Denise Stokes, DS Marketing & PR, will be giving away some of her media and PR secrets on Tuesday, June 28 at 8:45 AM at the Frisco Chamber.  Space is limited. Sign up today to learn The Who, What & Why of Media Relations.

NFL Draft in Frisco?
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell toured the Dallas Cowboys new headquarters in Frisco last Thursday and "was blown away" by the Ford Center at the Star.
Goodell visited The Star on the way back from an NFL Sponsor Summit in Houston.   Read More...
Business of Sports Luncheon Panel 
Stay tuned to our Facebook page as we announce the panel for our Business of Sports Luncheon.

State of the City Luncheon and Leadership Frisco Class XIX Graduation
Table sponsorships and individual tickets are going fast and the deadline to register is approaching! (This event will likely sell out before the deadlines.) Speakers include Mayor Maso; City Manager George Purefoy, and Frisco Economic Development President, James Gandy. Learn More...
Government Affairs Committee Meeting
This month, Dr. Neil Matkin, District President of Collin College, will be t he featured speaker for the Governmental Affairs Committee meeting.  Collin College is in the process of completing their new strategic plan and a key part of said plan is an enhanced relationship with the business community. Frisco Chamber members are welcome to attend. We hope you plan to join us on Friday, June 10 at 10:30 AM.
Are You Maximizing Your Membership?
It doesn't matter if you have been a member for 10 days or 10 years, you are invited to attend this informative luncheon and learn more about the Frisco Chamber and your member benefits as well! Thank you to Pollo Tropical for providing lunch at this event. Space is limited and registration is required. 
Family Learning Center
The Family Learning Center, provided by CareBuilders at Home, now offers tutorials on first aid, measuring vital signs, providing skin care, nutrition and other important topics.

Flag Decommissioning Ceremony
Do you have a United States Flag that is torn, soiled, faded, or frayed? Please join U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson, as he hosts a Flag Decommissioning Ceremony on Saturday, June 18 at 10:30 AM. This event will be held at the Veterans Memorial at Frisco Commons Park. You can call Sam Johnson's Plano office at 469-304-0382 for additional details.
Education In The NewsEducation
Tax Ratification Election
Frisco ISD voters will decide in August whether to raise property taxes to fund day-to-day operations of the school district.  During a special meeting, School Board members voted unanimously to set the maintenance and operations tax rate at $1.17 per $100 of tax valuation, an increase of 13 cents from last year's rate. Read More....
Chamber Events
June 9 Get On Track @7:16AM, sponsored by Community Impact Newspaper

June 10 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Expedia Cruise Ship Centers of Frisco - 10:00 AM

June 10 and June 11 Music in the Square

June 11 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Sci Tech Discovery Center - MakerSpace - 11:00 AM

June 13 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Tropical Smoothie Cafe - 2:30 PM

June 14 W.E.B. Monthly Networking Mixer - Lunch

June 15 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Stearns Lending - 4:00 PM
Events Around TownEvents
Members In The News
bukU Wins!
"Our restaurant and the bukU team diligently achieved the distinguished award of  Best Restaurant of 2016 at this year's Annual Iron Fork Competition, hosted by Whole Foods and Dallas Observer held on April 27," shared Owner/Celebrity Exective Chef Cris Sanchez and Owner/CEO/President Nate Couser and the bukU Team!
In addition to that great news, Celebrity Executive Chef Cris Sanchez won the Food Network Channel's " Cutthroat Kitchen" - Episode 13, which aired on May 15. The bukU Group promises more big news to be announced soon.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
The Dallas-based Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children has started clearing land for its Frisco campus. The Frisco campus, at the northeast corner of Lebanon and the Dallas North Tollway, will be an extension of the original Dallas Campus. Read More...

Verona Villa - Do You Know A Hero?
To show gratitude for those that serve and in celebration of its Grand Opening this summer, Verona Villa is proud to announce that they will be giving away a wedding to a Hero with the wedding date of Saturday November 11, 2017 (Veteran's Day). The wedding will include the venue, food and beverage, wedding cake, DJ and florals. It was recently announced that Celebrity Bakery will be providing the wedding cake and groom's cake! Visit Verona Villa's Facebook Page for more details.
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If you think your business deserves a mention in our "Members In The News" section above, let us know by sending  Karen Kim, our Director of Marketing and Communications, an  EMAIL.
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