7/07/2017: 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.
A Fun Resource!
We love to talk about Frisco but also hope to share valuable information for our businesses.

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Frisco Chamber Update
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce will now have a section in the Frisco Enterprise on the last Friday of each month. We will bring you business news, event updates, and advocacy efforts! Please support our section by advertising on the Frisco Chamber update page! Contact Kelli Janc directly by email or phone at (972) 398-4209.
New Teacher Welcome
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce will welcome approximately 500 new Frisco Independent School District teachers and staff at the New Teacher Welcome on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. The New Teacher Welcome is presented by CoServ.
Click HERE  for sponsorship opportunities. More Information...
100 Days of Progress in Motion
At the State of the City Luncheon, Mayor Jeff Cheney announced  "100 Days of Progress in Motion", which includes a new video topic every day for 100 consecutive days.  You can view the videos HERE.
Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting
The Governmental Affairs Committee will not have meetings during the summer; however, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce will continue to monitor the Texas Legislature Special Session and advocate for a healthy business environment in North Texas.
Is your company one of THE BEST employers in the state of Texas?  
The Best Companies to Work for in Texas is an exciting initiative that is dedicated to identifying and recognizing Texas' best employers. If you think your organization has what it takes to be honored on the 13th annual "Best Companies to Work for in Texas" list, or if you simply want to learn more about this project, please visit BEST COMPANIES WEBSITE .

Participation deadline is August 25, 2017, so don't delay.
Department of Labor's Apprenticeship USA Program
DOL's Registered Apprenticeship program is a structured occupational training program that combines on-the-job training and related instruction, in which workers learn the practical and conceptual skills required for a skilled occupation, craft or trade. In the past, apprenticeships have been stereotyped as blue color occupations or unionized jobs only. A registered apprenticeship is more than just a blue collar position, with over 1,000 different occupations, Registered Apprenticeships can be created in several industries such as: Health Care, Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Information Technology, Hospitality, Geospatial, Biotechnology, Aerospace, Transportation, Finance, Agriculture, etc. More Info...
Serve on a City Board?
Interested in getting more involved with your city? The City of Frisco is looking for volunteers to serve on several city boards and commissions. This year, applications are only accepted online, via the new portal HERE.

Opportunities include serving on the city's Board of Adjustment/Construction Board of Appeals, the Community Development Corporation, the Downtown Advisory Board and more. Click the 'Vacancies' tab on the online portal to see the full list.

To qualify, you must have lived in Frisco for at least one year prior to applying and must be a qualified registered voter. Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2017.
Summer Schedule:
Learn, Earn and Return - 2nd Friday
Invest Local - 4th Wednesday
Learn, Earn, and Return
Join us on Friday, July 14 at 8:00 AM in the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Event Room for the Frisco Entrepreneur Speaker Series. 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!

Sheila Steinmark, Marketing Operations Group, LLC will be our guest speaker, speaking on topic " Communicating to the Ages - Craft Your Communication Based on the Generation You Wish to Engage."
Please join us on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM for Invest Local. More information can be found HERE.

If you are an entrepreneur and would like to be added to our Frisco Entrepreneur email list to stay informed of our events, please email Gina Cheek.
Chamber Events
7/10 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Title Boxing Club - Frisco
7/10 Membership 101 at 12:00 Noon. Sponsored by Cotton Patch Cafe
7/11 WEB Monthly Networking Mixer
7/12 New Resident Packet Stuffing
7/13 Get On Track @ 7:16 AM. Presented by SMD Consulting & Accounting, LLC. Breakfast sponsored by Lift Frisco
7/13 (FYP MEMBERS ONLY) Behind Closed Doors: VIP Tour of The Star
7/15 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Kiddie Academy of Frisco
7/18 Team B2B Referral Partners - Advanced Networking Group and Referral Team
7/19 FYP Focus on Frisco: Inside the Frisco Economic Development Corporation with Jim Gandy
7/20  Get On Track @ 7:16 AM. Presented by   SMD Consulting & Accounting, LLC.  Call to Sponsor!
7/21 Senior Service Alliance (SSA) Meeting

Additional Events and More Details
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 in the parking lot behind the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.  Open May through October 21, 2017.
Young Professionals
This SPECIAL Career Ladder Series is intended for Young Professionals and is sponsored by Frisco Young Professionals, a program of Frisco Chamber of Commerce bringing the combination of the Career Ladder Institute and also featuring Larry D. West III, the Young Professional Leader and author of "Young Professional Playbook ." More information and registration can be found HERE.
For Seniors
Senior citizens are invited to hear Mayor Jeff Cheney speak at the Senior Service Center on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 8:30 AM. This event, brought to you by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce's Senior Service Alliance will be held at the  Event Room of the Frisco Senior Center, located at 6670 Moore Street in Frisco. This event is FREE; however, registration is required. Register HERE.
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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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