April 13, 2021
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April Lunch & Learn Series with Dr. Stephie Althouse - Brilliant Business Growth and Recovery

IN PERSON at the 551 Event Center
Free to Attend - Lunch Provided

This Thursday, Part 2: The Yin-Yang of KISS Business Planning and "Mucking About With Intent"

Business planning is a necessity; ye we often think it is hard. Discover KISS business planning, which means Keeping It Smart and Simple. It's quick and actionable. But wait, there's more. What exactly is "mucking about with intent," and how do you benefit from this technique? Join us in this interactive workshop and find out!

This Friday, April 16, 8AM
IN PERSON

Join us this Friday morning, April 16, for LEADS Networking 2021! We will be meeting IN PERSON at the Chamber's 551 Event Center. 
RSVP through the Chamber website HERE! And don't forget to bring a guest!

Tuesday, April 20
2:00-3:30PM

IN PERSON at the 551 Event Center, 551 N Valley Pkwy, Lewisville

Please plan to join the City of Lewisville and the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce for the next installment of the Lewisville Business Connection series,

This workshop is FREE to attend

Topic: Small business planning and resources

Wednesday, April 21
8:30 - 10:00AM

IN PERSON at the 551 Event Center, 551 N Valley Pkwy, Lewisville

In partnership with the Children's Advocacy Center, the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a virtual breakfast, including a video presentation highlighting abuse survivor Matthew Sandusky. 
Welcome March New Members
Member News
Lewisville ISD Summer Internship Program

Lewisville ISD is launching its 3rd Annual Summer Internship Program. If you are looking for a paid or unpaid summer intern who can do either remote or in-person work, please complete this form: https://forms.gle/NFjv2TNoBCHWizNQ7

To learn more about LISD's internship program, please visit: https://www.lisd.net/Page/11313.
TWU's Center for Women Entrepreneurs Launch $250,000 Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant

The Center for Women Entrepreneurs has launched a $250,000 Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant program which supports women veterans in Texas who own their own businesses or are interested in launching one. 
 
Up to $250,000 in grant funds will be awarded in increments of $1,000 to $10,000 to qualified Texas women veterans who are starting or who have existing businesses.
 
The application for the Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant will open on April 14, 2021, and a completed online application must be submitted before 5 p.m., May 14, 2021. Winners will be announced on June 12, 2021, Women Veterans Day. 
 
For more information, grant guidelines, and FAQ, please visit https://twu.edu/center-women-entrepreneurs/veteran-woman-grant/
LEWISVILLE COLORPALOOZA Saturday, April 17

Celebrate Spring with ColorPalooza on Saturday, April 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., in and around Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church Street.

ColorPalooza is a celebration of spring - a family-friendly, outdoor event designed to showcase the rich cultural, artistic, and eco-friendly spirit of Lewisville. Attendees will experience a day of creativity, education, and art activities and displays in Old Town Lewisville. Admission is free, but there will be a $5 charge for the tie-dye station, as well as merchandise sales on site. Credit cards accepted.

New activities this year include a 360 Degree Digital Art Experience presented by CoServ, featuring local artists inside the Lewisville Grand Theater Black Box. Other new activities include Sand Art, Paint Your Own Cookies, a Public Art Scavenger Hunt, Art Cars, temporary art installations in Wayne Ferguson Plaza, a petting zoo, and Blackland Prairie Raptor Center will bring live raptors to the event.

Returning highlights for this year’s ColorPalooza include Chalk This Way, the popular sidewalk chalk extravaganza showcasing amateur and professional chalk art; a DIY tie-dye station presented by Kris Tees; and art demonstrations presented by PomBomb Media.

Musical groups The Vinyl Stripes, Mariachi Rosas Divinas, and The Grays Disney Cover Concert will perform on the Wayne Ferguson Plaza stage, entertaining visitors with different genres of music. Cultural performers will entertain festivalgoers throughout the day on the City Hall stage.

For a complete list of performers and vendors, and a schedule of events for this year’s festival, visit LewisvilleColorPalooza.com.
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