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Chamber Latte: Your Monday Morning eNews
September 28, 2020
Greetings! Here's what you'll find in this week's Chamber Latte:
New This Week:
  • Member Certificates: New Design
  • Online Directory New Look & Feel - Double Check Your Listing!
  • Texas Unemployment Rate Falls
  • Heritage Wall
  • RC Photo: Hampton Inn & Suites Keller Town Center

Networking This Week:
  • October Membership Luncheon
  • Ribbon Cutting! FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers Roanoke
Upcoming Events
  • Ambassador Training & Meeting
  • Business Builder in NORTHLAKE
  • Golf Classic
  • Golf Classic Social Mixer
  • Ribbon Cuttings!

COVID-19
  • Business Resources

In Every Issue:
  • Chamber Marketplace
  • MemberPlus App
  • Chamber Calendar
  • 2020 Community, Member & Event Partners
October Membership Luncheon - THIS Week!
Andy Eads, Denton County Judge
Glen Whitley, Tarrant County Judge
Denton & Tarrant County Updates
Learn the latest progress and plans from top leaders of our region’s two counties: The Honorable Andy Eads and The Honorable Glen Whitley. Enjoy networking, market tables and more!

Event Details & COVID Requirements
  • Friday, October 2
  • 11:00 AM Check-in opens & networking
  • 11:45 AM Program start
  • 1:00 PM Conclusion
  • DFW Marriott Hotel & Golf Club - 3300 Championship Parkway, Fort Worth - MAP
  • Face masks required
  • Only 6 seats per table
  • Food served by hotel staff / no self-serve
  • Hand sanitizer available
Member pricing and online registration have closed. If you are interested in attending, please call Carrie Kindel at 817-837-1000 for availability. Day-of Admission not available.
Membership Certificates
New Design
We are excited to present our newly designed Member Certificates and hope you will display the document proudly at your business.

Each framed certificate features your Member name, the year you joined the Chamber, and a watermark of the Chamber’s new building.
All Members should receive their Member Certificate in the mail by the end of September. If you do not receive yours, please contact Mary Anne Weatherred directly. Thank you!
Send Us Your Pic!
Send us a pic with your Member Certificate, and we'll put it on social media!

Include your team, your logo, your smile... whatever you want along with the certificate. Get a little extra promo!
Online Membership Directory
Double Check Your Listing!
There is a new design to the Online Membership Directory, accessible from the Chamber's home page. All Members are listed.

The new look provides a better web display, including:

Check out yours! For those with the enhanced web package, be sure to upload your company logo to your Member Profile and add selling points, photos, keywords, member representatives and more.

You can update by accessing your Member Profile here with your Chamber username and password.
If you don't have the enhanced web package and would like to upgrade, please contact Mary Anne Weatherred at 817-837-1000.
Texas Unemployment Rate Falls
Texas Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.8 Percent in August

September 18, 2020 Media contact: James Bernsen Phone: 512-497-6725 AUSTIN ⎯ In August, Texas saw a decrease in the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to 6.8 percent. This is the fourth consecutive monthly decrease and the lowest rate...

Read more
www.twc.texas.gov
Go Beyond the Brick!
Go Beyond the Brick!
The Chamber's new, Member-focused building is designed with co-working and small office lease space to help entrepreneurs and small businesses start, build and grow in our Metroport Region!

Support the Chamber!

Invest in Your Business Community!

Join the Legacy Wall!
Call Sally Aldridge at 817.837.1000 to join!
The following contribution levels will receive a company name listed on the Legacy Wall, featured prominently on the first floor of the new building.
  • $500 Builder
  • $1,000 Contributor
  • $2,500 Supporter
  • $5,000 Steward
  • $10,000 Leader
In addition, there are logo and naming rights options available:

$15,000 Visionary - Logo on Legacy Wall

$30,000 Benefactor - Logo on Legacy Wall and exclusive naming rights of 1 of 3 conference rooms

$60,000 Legacy - Logo on Legacy Wall and exclusive naming rights of the board room or 1 of 2 co-working spaces
Ambassadors
Ambassador logo
New Ambassador Training
Monday, October 5
4 PM - 5 PM
Comfort Suites Roanoke
Ambassadors Meeting
Thursday, October 8
11:45 AM - 1 PM
Oak Street Food & Brew
Business Builder in NORTHLAKE
Morning Networking
Wednesday, October 21
8 AM - 9 AM
Location TBD
Northlake
FREE for Members and first-time visitors. $20

General Admission, payable at the door.
Halloween on the Green
20th Anniversary!
Join us for the 20th Anniversary of our Annual Golf Classic presented by TexOp Construction! We look forward to another year of spooky Halloween fun and great networking.

Friday, October 30
Four Person Scramble
DFW Marriott Hotel & Golf Club
10 AM Registration
11 AM Shotgun Start
Register by October 23

Contest Sponsorships & Tee Sponsorships Still Available! Contact Carrie Kindel to reserve yours!
Presented By
Golf Classic Social Mixer
Friday, October 30, 4 PM to 7 PM
The Paddock at Champions Circle
FREE Members-only Benefit
Must register in advance to attend.
Metroport Chamber Members Only!
Join us at the end of the Golf Classic for a social mixer to celebrate the tourny's 20th Anniversary, hosted by the DFW Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at their new event barn - The Paddock at Champions Circle.

Wear your favorite costume (not required) and join us for after-hours networking! All Members are invited!
Chamber Marketplace
Chamber Marketplace is a member benefit of the Metroport Chamber. You may receive ad(s) as part of your benefits. For advertising details and specs, please click here.
Ribbon Cutting Photo
Congratulations to Hampton Inn & Suites Keller Town Center on their new hotel!
We were pleased to celebrate their Ribbon Cutting!
Ribbon Cuttings
Join Us for the Celebration!
September 30, 11:30 AM - THIS Week!
409 N. Oak St., Ste. 220, Roanoke

October 21, 11:30 AM
12745 North Freeway, Fort Worth
2020 Election Countdown
Get Ready to Vote!
Check your voter registration status here. If you are not registered to vote, fill out this form and follow the provided instructions.

October 5 - Last Day to Register to Vote
October 13 - Early Voting Starts
October 23 - Last Day to Request a Mail-in Ballot
October 30 - Early Voting Ends
November 3 - Election Day
vote
Empowering Seniors 2020
Virtual "Empowering Seniors" Event - Spread the Word!
  • Friday, October 2
  • Participate online - safely from your own home or even with friends
  • Informational workshops
  • “Ask the Doctor” healthcare panels
  • Health information and workshops from medical experts
  • Raffle and door prizes for those who register for Empowering Seniors 2020 in advance, plus a printed program/resource guide and a goody bag.
Brewed Inspiration
MemberPlus App
Download MemberPlus Today!
  • FREE Member Benefit
  • To log-in, use your Chamber Username and Password
  • Forgot password? Click reset.
Travel to France!
The Chamber is traveling to Southern France in April 2021! Join this fabulous trip!

Coronavirus Business Resources
Helpful information for our Members: www.MetroportChamber.org/coronavirus
Chamber Calendar
THIS WEEK!


CURRENTLY SCHEDULED

October 8 - Ambassadors Meeting


October 23 - Deadline to register for Annual Golf Classic

October 30 - Annual Golf Classic
The Chamber Online
Contact Us
Metroport Chamber
600 E. Byron Nelson Blvd., Ste. 500
Roanoke, TX 76262
817.837.1000 
 
Sally Aldridge, IOM, President & CEO
Mary Anne Weatherred, Membership and Programs Manager
Carrie Kindel, Accounts Manager
Barbara Kovacevich, Events
Kristen Barnard, Membership Development
Christy Atkinson, Facility & Admin Support
Karen Granade, Leadership Program & Chamber Travel
Christina Weeks, Communications
 
Our Mission:
Create, promote, and enhance opportunity and growth for the business community.
 
PUBLIC HOURS: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 3 PM
The Chamber's office is open for business.
Please email, call or make an appointment to drop by the office
Please contact us at 817-837-1000 or MetroportInfo@MetroportChamber.org.
2020 Member Partners
Chairman's Circle
President's Circle
Community Partners
2020 Event Partners
Platinum
Gold
Silver
BPS Just Energy Technology
Comfort Suites Roanoke
CoServ Electric
Fidelity Investments
Integrity Land Title, LLC
Legend Bank
Lucky Spur Ranch Retreat
McAdams Co.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake
Wabtec
Bronze
City of Haslet
City of Roanoke
Northwest ISD
Town of Argyle
Town of Northlake
Town of Trophy Club
Town of Westlake
Metroport Chamber | 817-837-1000 | MetroportChamber.org