Good morning, members and friends! Did you know that on this day in history in 2008, the Summer Olympics in Beijing became the most watched event on TV ever - nearly 5 billion, 70% of world's population! Also, happy birthday to baseball great Cal Ripken Jr., author Paulo Coehlo and comedian Dave Chappelle!
Get REVd Up: Are you registered to vote? The deadline to vote in the November 3 election is October 3, but don't wait. Find out more about the candidates, view sample ballots, learn how to vote by mail and "Get REVd Up" (Register, Educate, Vote) at the Montgomery County Elections page!
MORNING MINGLE: We're sticking with the dual event for now, in-person and virtual. Reserve your seat, or get ready to dial in on September 10 right here! and don't forget - providing a door prize to promote your business is part of your membership!
PROFESSIONAL Business DEVELOPMENT: Are you ready for "The Pivot"? Hear from a panel of small business owners, businesses coaches, bankers, educators, staffing services and more when you dial into our next PBD Online on September 23. You've asked for more resources to hear what other businesses are doing and what you can do to stay afloat - and this is but a mere part of that effort! RSVP here!
CANDIDATE FORUM Goes Virtual: Due to elections being moved until November, the Conroe Chamber will be staging a second VIRTUAL City Candidate Forum on October 12. As we confirm the candidates, we will be sending out more information, but you can click here to see the latest and RSVP.
LOBSTERFEST TO GO 2020: Our famous lobster and steak dinner will be TO GO this year but we promise to roll out a ton of things that will make the 34th year just as memorable as the previous 33! Work on your short game for the tournament at Panorama Golf Club - that part of the festivities will not change! Get the details here for October 1 and 2 as they become available. AND OF COURSE: Check out social media for fun CONTESTS leading up to the big day! One starts today at 10, so you had better hurry over!
THANKFUL THURSDAY EMAIL: Want to reserve your spot on the calendar for the fastest-growing dedicated email blast this side of the Mississippi*? It's still $100 and spots are taken through October 15 already! Email Ashleigh for all the details; we're already booking in the second half of October! (*We cannot verify this at all, but it sounds good, so we're sticking to it!)