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Gateway to Local Government Luncheon

Meet Your City and County Department Representatives

The annual government affairs luncheon has been scheduled for Thursday August 7th from 11 - 1:30! Complete with an address from Mayor Annise Parker and representatives from key city and county departments present to discuss specific issues one on one, this luncheon is an opportunity to get all your questions answered in one place and make influential contacts with your local agencies. Tables and seats now available for purchase.

 

 

 

 

Chamber Board Selects Jacob Millwee As Its Next President

At its July meeting, the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce (GHACC) Board of Directors unanimously voted to name Jacob Millwee the organization’s next President. He will succeed Terry Burge who is stepping down at the end of August to become vice-president of Mueller Environmental Designs, a Houston-based manufacturer of natural gas production equipment. Read More

 

Stand Out in This Year's Print Directory        

Time and Spaces are Running Out - Deadline is August 1st for Reservations       

If you would like to tell Chamber and community members why they should call you, whether it be over your competition listed right next to you or a unique concept that needs some explanation, consider this affordable option for your marketing strategy. A directory ad works for you 24/7 providing referrals for a full year and, in most cases, just one new resulting client more than pays for the cost of the ad. Thousands of printed copies are delivered to Chamber members & prospects, and it includes posting on the online membership directory, which hosts 10,000 unique visitors annually! We also have options available in the LINKED newsletter and website. Discounts are available for advertising in multiple publications. Please view the Advertising Rates for more details.

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Nominating Committee Recommends Slate of Board Candidates

After reviewing this year's exceptionally strong field of candidates the Nominating Committee recommends the following slate of nominees to fill the 8 Board positions that will be open October 1:

Renominations to second three year terms:
Craig Atkinson, Houston Highway Credit Union
Trent Salch, Tell Your Tale Marketing and Design
Linda Whittington, Pro Printing

Nominations for new three year terms:
Bill Ballew, Bill Ballew, PC, Certified Public Accountants
Hector Castellanos, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
Dee Farino, Third Coast Impressions
Susan Jadlowski, Memorial Hermann NW Hospital
Neil McGlone, LegalShield

In accordance with our by-laws additional candidates “can be nominated by petition bearing the genuine signatures of at least, ten (10) qualified members” filed with the Nominating Committee at the Chamber offices 545 W 19th St. by 5p.m., Friday, August 1, 2014. Should additional nominations be filed, an election will be conducted. In the absence of further nominations the Board will elect the Nominating Committee’s slate. 

               

Get Involved in the School Supply Drive       

The 2015 school supply drive that benefits Field Elementary School has begun! For the 7th consecutive year Chamber members are participating in a school supply drive that provides much needed school supplies to the irstudents and faculty. Donations may be in the form of school supplies or monetary contributions, with checks being made out to the Heights Community Fund. Learn More

 

Nominations Open for Annual Achievement Awards        

The upcoming Chairman's Gala, will again see the presentation of the Chamber's Annual Achievement Awards. The awards represent a tradition in the Chamber and are designed to acknowledge outstanding accomplishments and exemplary support by individuals and companies. Chamber members may submit the names of nominees for the five award categories with a judging panel of previous recipients selecting this year's honorees. The three finalists in each category will be recognized. More Details

Chamber Offers Free Notary Service To Members  

We’ve added yet another benefit to your Chamber membership. Our Office Manager, Trish Gardiner, is now a Texas NotaryPublic and we’ve begun notarizing documents (two per week only, please) free of charge to our members. Trish is generally in the office between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. daily, but we suggest you call first to ensure she’s not attending a meeting or out for lunch.

 

Keep Up On Local Events With Our Community Bulletin Board       

As you may have noticed, there has been a new Community tab added to our website. This an opportunity for Chamber and community members alike to locate civic and networking organizations in the Greater Heights area. Also, under the tab you will find a Community Bulletin Board for Chamber members and community organizations to post upcoming events. If you are interested in getting more involved in the Greater Heights business and/or residential community please visit our new page!

 

If You Work the Chamber It Will Work For You       

Interested in growing your business? We hope you will get involved in the Heights Chamber and join us at our upcoming events. Check out our online calendar for the latest on our upcoming events. We want to see you and learn more about your business.

 

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Meetings & Activities

Ribbon Cutting for Heights Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry24-Jul-2014

4:45pm at 3523 Beauchamp St. on July 24 It's a Ribbon Cutting for Heights Interfaith M..

Member Orientation: July 201430-Jul-2014

11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on July 30, 2014 Chamber Office 545 W 19th St. (2nd floor o..

Gala Committee Meeting July 3131-Jul-2014

Gala Auction Committee Meeting 4-5pm Thursday, July 31st at the Chamber Office 545 ..

HYPO July 201431-Jul-2014

Come make some new business contacts in the Greater Heights area. Mingle with other young and yo..

Ambassadors Meeting: August 201411-Aug-2014

Ambassadors Committee Meeting August 11 at 12:30pm Spaghetti Western - 1951 W TC Jester ..

Education Committee Meeting: August14-Aug-2014

Education Committee Meeting Thursday, August 14 at 10am at the Chamber Office - 545 W 19..

Ribbon Cutting for Dearborn & Creggs20-Aug-2014

4:30 at 5820 Katy Freeway on Aug. 20 It's a Ribbon Cutting for Dearborn & Creggs ..

Education Committee Meeting: Oct09-Oct-2014

Education Committee Meeting Thursday, Oct. 9 at 10am at the Chamber Office - 545 W 19th ..