OCT 15-19 IS CHAMBER WEEK!!

In honor of Texas Chamber Week we are offering a special deal October 15-19 th ONLY
If a new business joins the chamber at a bronze level ($250) or higher they will get
$50.00 OFF their membership . IF a current member brings in a new business to join,
you will receive $25.00 OFF your annual membership fees!!  
Please email assistant@roysecitychamber.com with any questions.
Your Royse City Chamber is dedicated in sharing information to start,
grow and sustain a business. Please open and review your October 2018
community news, ads and announcements and help us celebrate our 25th year!
In honor of our silver anniversary, several businesses chose to be a part
of the “25 th Anniversary Silver Special. All advertised specials will
be offered the entire 2018 calendar year! 
ROYSE CITY URGENT CARE
576 W 1-30, Royse City
LAWN DOCTOR of
ROCKWALL-HEATH and
SUNNYVALE-FORNEY
469-410-1748
OCT 2 National Night Out with RCPD/RCFD
RCHS Parking Lot, 6-9pm
Oct 3 "Coffee with Cops"- The Well Coffee Lounge, 7:30-9am
OCT 6 Harvest Bliss Shopping Event at
Anchored Bliss, 6-8pm
OCT 8 Rotary Golf Tournament at
Stoneriver Golf Club
OCT 9-31 Pumpkin Patch opens downtown
OCT 10 & 24 Networking Breakfast, 8am
Holiday Inn Express
OCT 11 1885 Barbershop & Shave Parlor
Ribbon Cutting, 5:30pm
OCT 16 Chamber Luncheon at Noon
OCT 17 RCHS Homecoming Pep Rally,
Main Street, 6:30-8pm
OCT 18 Holiday Movie Night Series in
Cookston Court, "Coco" at 7pm
OCT 20 29th Annual Funfest , 11:30-6pm
Downtown Main Street
OCT 24 Trick or Treat on Main St, 6-8pm
OCT 25 Rest Haven Harvest Moon Dance,
7-9pm
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
OCCASIONS AT STONE RIVER AT NOON

Luncheon Speaker: North Texas Commission President & CEO Chris Wallace

Topic: Upcoming 86th legislative session
and the NTC's agenda

Luncheon Sponsors:
Housewarmers, My Computer Guy, Dentist Tree and
Dr. David Liao Orthopeadic Center

Catered by: Chef Zach

$15 online registration, $20 at the door.
AWARDS LUNCHEON
PLAQUE PRESENTATION
From left to right, Sunny Lacoul with Kwik Kar Lube and Auto Repair, Ashlee Burke with Luna Burke and Assoc., and Vickie Daniels with The Patty Turner Group.  
ERIN KINCAID

Fall is finally here and that makes me happy for two reasons, cooler weather and FunFest is just weeks away! This is our signature fall event with the Chamber and a great way to get out and meet new people in our community! If you have not nabbed your booth space, get it soon as space is almost gone! And, if you or your family would like to help build up your community, we have volunteer opportunities for all ages! I can't wait to see your face there! Make sure you visit the Kidzone area with games and other fun activities and stage, check out all the fun on the Main Stage and that you get in on our Calaboose Crawl!

Happy Fall!
Erin  
Our Featured Non-Profit:
Children's Advocacy Center
Unfortunately, child abuse is everywhere and the physical violence, mental anguish, and fear these children live in is heartbreaking. However, there are also a lot of wonderful people that FIGHT for these children every day! Our chosen non-profit company we wanted to spotlight this month is Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County.   
    
What Is a Children’s Advocacy Center?
“A children’s advocacy center is a non-profit agency that provides a multi-agency coordinated approach to the investigation, prosecution, and treatment of child sexual and physical abuse.

Prior to the existence of child advocacy centers, children suffering from abuse and neglect often endured repetitive interviews due to lack of coordination between investigating agencies. Investigating agencies frequently duplicated efforts and complicated the process for victims and their families, increasing the trauma associated with reporting the abuse and jeopardizing the opportunity for successful outcomes in child abuse cases.” - CAC Website

The center works closely with CPS and local law enforcement in which they receive their referrals. They have medical examiners, mental health professionals, prosecutors to seek justice and other organizations that create a team to assist these children and what they have experienced.

Here are some staggering statistics of how many children are violated:
• “95 percent of child victims knew their alleged perpetuators”
• “It is estimated that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before their 18 th birthday!”
• “Child abuse is defined as doing or failing to do something that results in harm or risk of harm to a child. There are four types of abuse: physical, sexual, emotional and neglect. While child physical abuse may be the most visible, other types of abuse leave deep and lasting emotional scars. Early intervention is key to helping abused children heal.”

They rely on community support to advocate, help heal and get them to a safe and nurturing environment. These are the people that help our children of Rockwall County. If you feel inclined to make a donation or volunteer, please click the link below for more info. 


Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County
1350 E. Washington Street, Rockwall 75087 (469) 772-0220
Welcome to our newest members
Chicago Title, Mane Thairapy Salon
RECENT RIBBON CUTTINGS
Left: September 5 - Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation
Right: September 6 - The Patty Turner Group
September 25 - (Left) Luna Burke & Asssoc; (Right) Lawn Doctor of Rockwall-Heath
AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT
Salcia Gregory, History Maker Homes

I grew up in Rockwall and graduated from Rockwall high school in 2007. I moved to Royse City and bought my first home in 2010. I am mom to two boys Jack 10, and Hunter 5 that attend school here in Royse City. I worked in retail management for 10 years before obtaining my Real Estate license and joining the Real Estate industry. I have worked for Historymaker homes for a little over a year and am so blessed to be a part of this Christian based company. I enjoy music, singing, dancing, and spending time with my family and friends. 
BOARD MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Nanette Rhoden

Nanette has been in banking for over 30 years. She started her career with American National Bank of Texas 20 years ago as a manager in an in-store location in Mesquite. She eventually became the Banking Center Manager for the Seagoville and Crandall locations. In 2012, she transferred to Royse City to be closer to home, which is in Trenton. She has held numerous positions with Seagoville and Crandall’s Chambers and Lions Clubs. In Royse City, she has served on the Education Foundation Board, the Parks and Recreation Board, and the Woof-Stock Foundation Board. This will be her second term to be on the Royse City Chamber board and is looking forward to once again being active in the community. Nanette grew up in the Dallas area. She has a daughter, son, three grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and being involved with the children.
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