As we kick-off the holiday season with Thanksgiving this month, we are grateful for the support of our members, corporate partners and strategic partners who support the Chamber all year long. We wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving!
We are excited to announce our Chamber Holiday Party will be held on December 4 at Postino’s Wine Cafe - Montrose from 6 - 8 pm. As we wrap up a very successful year, we hope you'll head over to celebrate the holidays with Chamber members and guests. Mix, mingle and have a great time!
Thank you to Chamber member, Postino's Wine Cafe - Montrose for hosting the Annual Holiday Party. Join us as we also "cut the ribbon" on Postino's newest location in Montrose. It will be a fabulous evening of fun and celebration. Space is limited so register today!
Get in front of Chamber members and showcase your brand! Clickhereto learn more about sponsoring a 2020 Chamber event and complete the sponsorship form. We have a robust 2020 planned, so be sure to nail down your sponsorship opportunity today!
OCTOBER EVENTS RECAP!
THANK YOU METRO!
Thank you to our Executive Level Member, METRO, for hosting our October Extended Edition: Brewing Up Business where members learned about the METRONext Moving Forward Plan, which was approved by voters during the November 5 election. Check out the event photos.
WHAT A HALLOWEEN HAPPY HOUR TO REMEMBER!
It was a "spooktacular" evening at our Halloween Happy Hour held on October 31. A huge thank you to Chamber member, National Museum of Funeral History (NMFH), for hosting the event and our entertainment sponsor, WCA Waste, for providing the talented and captivating magician, Michael Giampietro. Congratulations to our costume winners and thank you to the NMFH and OutSmart Magazine for the fabulous contest prizes.
Thank you to Genevieve Keeney (NMFH President & CEO) and Robert Hahn (NMFH Docent and representative from Corporate Partner member Amegy Bank) for leading the VIP Museum Tours! Check out the Halloween Happy Hourphoto album.
With the outcome of the recent election, there are several City races that resulted in a runoff including the Mayoral race and multiple council races. The runoff election will be held on Saturday,December 14. Early Voting starts on November 27.
For more information on the December 14 runoff election, visit harrisvotes.com.
The UNA Rx program/card is a drug coupon. This is not a Medicare prescription drug plan. The UNA Rx Card program provides members with savings as high as 80% on prescription medications (average savings are roughly 30%). It is accepted at over 68,000 pharmacies around the country and provides discounts on both brand and generic medication. Learn more about this member benefit via https://www.houstonlgbtchamber.com/prescription-drug-card/.
NOT A MEMBER OF THE CHAMBER? JOIN TODAY!
The Chamber is the leading regional advocate for the economic and civic interests of the LGBTQ business community. Now is a great time to be part of one of the fastest growing chambers in the region. With a robust 2020 planned, now is a great time to join!
Chamber membership is comprised of a wide array of entrepreneurs, executives, small businesses, and Fortune 500 firms. Visit the Chamber websiteand learn more about membership benefits and levels.
We love hearing about the recognition our chamber members receive in the community!
Check out the interview in VoyageHouston with Corrie Domingo, who is with Chamber member, BALANI Custom Clothiers. Corrie was highlighted earlier this month as part of VoyageHouston’s Local Stories series. Way to go Corrie!
Do you have some good news to share? From time to time, the Chamber highlights significant accomplishments, big milestones and other good news about our members. Please submit your news via the Chamber website.
NON-PROFIT MEMBER HIGHLIGHT
From time to time, the Chamber highlights our non-profit members who do incredible work in the community. In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, we are highlighting Chamber member, Combined Arms.
Combined Arms is a dynamic, ever-evolving collaborative impact organization is using an innovative approach to technology and service delivery to disrupt the veteran transition experience. By providing comprehensive support to military members and their families as they transition to civilian life, the organization is accelerating veteran transition in order to deliver maximum impact on Texas. Combined Arms streamlines the connection between veterans and their families from all branches of the military with organizations that serve them.
Combined Arms is doing great work in support of LGBTQ Vets and holds an annual LGBTQ Veterans and Allies Military Ball. Thank you to Combined Arms for the amazing work it does to support our Vets! Learn more about Combined Arms at https://combinedarms.us/.
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