09/29/2016: What's Happening In and Around Frisco?
Many Frisco Restaurants Support A Vote AGAINST
Thursday, October 6
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for Business After Hours, hosted by Yeager Office Suites in Plano!  This networking event is free for Chamber members and $15 for non-members. Registration is required for both members and non-members. 

If your business is interested in sponsoring a Business After Hours, email Kathy Erickson or call (972) 483-4461. 
Mark Your Calendar!
Wednesday, October 26
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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EACC Trade Conference Brings East African Officials to the Frisco Chamber of Commerce
Delegates from Eastern Africa attended a panel discussion titled "The Emergence of Frisco" on Wednesday, September 28 at the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, hosted by the Chamber's International Business Council. Tony Felker served as moderator. Panelists included Mayor Pro tem, Will Sowell; City Manager, George Purefoy; Frisco EDC President, Jim Gandy; Frisco ISD Deputy Superintendent, Doug Zambiasi; and North Central Texas Council of Government Executive Director, Mike Eastland. The delegation from the East African Community (EAC) Common Market, (similar to the European Union) was comprised of Ambassadors, Commercial Attaches, Key Ministry Leaders, Governors, business leaders and other diplomats from East Africa. As part of the East Africa Chamber of Commerce 2016 Trade Conference in Dallas, the delegates made the sidebar trip to Frisco to learn from Frisco's experience as a leader in development in North Texas. 
Groundbreaking for Hall Park's 17th Building
City officials and Craig Hall, founder and chairman of Hall Group, broke ground on the new building Monday at 3201 Dallas Parkway. The Class AA building will be 12 stories and will contain 300,000 square feet. The building is expected to be complete between late 2017 and early 2018. Read more...
Open and Uncensored: A Real Discussion of Legislative Issues Impacting Frisco & the North Texas Region

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
Frisco, Texas

Sponsored by Garver and 
Cobb, Fendley & Associates 

We promise to ask questions and probe beyond the typical political soundbites on the issues that matter the most to Frisco and to the business community.  This is a luncheon you won't want to miss between our policy-makers and our policy-shakers. 

Our panel will include Representative Pat Fallon, Representative Jeff Leach, Representative Matt Shaheen, Chris Wallace (Texas Association of Business), Bennet Sandlin (Texas Municipal League) and City of Frisco Mayor, Maher Maso. Moderated by Julie Fine, NBC 5.

Registration is now open and sponsorships are available. More information...
Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting
The next Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting will be held on Friday, October 14 at 10:30 AM in the Chamber Event Room. Chamber members are invited and encouraged to attend! 
Paying For College Using Military, State, and Federal Opportunities

Monday, October 3, 2016 at  7:00 PM 
Frisco ISD Admin Offices at  5515 Ohio Drive 

Frisco high school students, parents, and grandparents are invited to attend a special forum sponsored by Frisco ISD and the Frisco American Legion Post 178 to learn about options to pay for college education using government programs such as Department of Defense, CIA, military scholarships, and loan repayment programs.  This is a great way to learn first-hand about unique and little known ways to pay for college without incurring substantial student loan debt. More information...
Don't miss the biggest match of the season, as FC Dallas hosts the LA Galaxy on Saturday, October 1 for a showdown between two of the best teams in MLS! FC Dallas also just won the 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the first trophy in 19 years.  Reserve your seats online or call (469) 365-0053.
Chamber Events
9/30 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Pet$ense
10/4 Elite Leaders' Breakfast - Exclusive for Chairman Partners, presented by BKM Sowan Horan, LLP
10/5 October Ambassador Luncheon
10/6 Business After Hours, sponsored by Yeager Office Suites
10/6 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - CMIT Solutions
10/6 Get On Track @ 7:16 AM, presented by SMD Consultants & Accountants, LLP. Breakfast sponsored by American Red Cross North Texas Region
10/10 Membership 101, sponsored by Cotton Patch Cafe
10/11 Ribbon Cutting and Grand Re-Opening - Bethesda Gardens Frisco
10/11 WEB Monthly Networking Mixer
10/12 New Resident Packet Stuffing
10/12 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - CornerStone Staffing
10/13 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Kona Ice of Frisco/Allen
10/13 Get On Track @ 7:16 AM, presented by SMD Consultants & Accountants, LLP. B reakfast sponsored by A+ Insurance Services
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Members In The News
Events Around Frisco

October 4
All nine Frisco ISD high school bands will present their competition marching shows at the inaugural Frisco ISD Marching Band Showcase, presented by AAA Texas at the Ford Center at The Star. Presale tickets are $3 for general admission.Tickets may be purchased online

October 7
Jeremy Camp is coming to Frisco on October 7. This concert benefits the Beastmode for the Brave cause. This is a time to bless those who have protected the blessings we have received as Americans while sharing a special evening with the community they served. Veterans will be honored while also hearing the message of Grammy Award winning Christian Artist, Jeremy Camp.

October 7 & 8
Camp Craig Allen 9th Annual BBQ Cook-off & Festival

October 8
Frisco Arts Walk will feature interactive art performances with singing princesses, live statues, street musicians and artists, pop-up food truck park, community stage with performances by Frisco-based arts organizations, children's area complete with instrument petting zoo, bounce houses, face painting, balloon artists, carnival games, puppet-making and hands-on activities, docent-guided tours of the Texas Sculpture Garden, mobile audio guide, and a concert in the new HALL Park Amphitheater with the Good Question band. Read more...
October 15 King Institute LLC/Better Health Center celebrates Grand Opending with a Classic Car Show and Family Fun

October 22

Shawnee Trail Cowboy Day

October 30 Trick or Treat The Square

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