Thank you to our
New Diamond Partner
Special thanks to Members Trust of the Southwest Federal Credit Union who is our newest Diamond Partner!
February Breakfast Connection
Join us as we welcome guest speaker and Chamber member, David Schein, owner of Claremont Management Group, Inc. (CMG). CMG provides consulting and training services to all kinds of organizations on human resource and employment subjects. David's message for the breakfast will be The 5 Biggest HR Mistakes of 2016 and How to Avoid. Take this opportunity to network with your fellow Chamber members at the February Breakfast Connection! For more info, see the Breakfast Connection page. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and find out about upcoming events. Guests and non-members are welcome!
Scholarship Program Invites Applications before March 1 Deadline
The Chamber has a rich heritage of awarding scholarships to local high school students and is currently accepting applications from students of Reagan, Waltrip, Scarborough, Davis, Washington, Lutheran North, St. Pius, St. Thomas, Memorial Hall, Harmony and Kipp.
With the ever-increasing cost of education, many families cannot send their children to college without financial assistance. Chamber members have supported this valuable program by being a single donor of $2,000, or co-sponsorships can be arranged with contributions in amounts combining up to $2,000. More than $350,000 in scholarships has been awarded by the Chamber. The scholarships will be presented in May at the annual Education Luncheon.
Students are evaluated on the basis of need shown in their applications, undergo interviews by Chamber volunteers, and complete essays regarding their goals and how those goals will make a difference in their lives and their community.
Your generous support will be appreciated. To donate or learn more about the Scholarship Program, please email Cindy Reibenstein at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that this is a Community Fund Activity, which is a 501(c)(3) and deductible as a charitable organization. For more information and a link to the scholarship application, click here.
Exciting Passport News for Chamber Members
Here is some good news for members in January. When you attend any Chamber event in the month of January and submit your passport, it will be stamped. So, if you are looking for a little extra cash in our pocket, the Chamber's Passport program offers a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize when all 24 stamps have been marked in the passport and it has been turned in to the Chamber. It's easy, attend a Breakfast Connection, and get a stamp. Attend a ribbon cutting, get a stamp. Attend the Economic Forecast Luncheon, get a stamp. By attending Chamber events and shopping locally in January, you can easily fill your passport. Individuals completing passports will be entered into a drawing to be held at the Crawfish Festival on March 5 at 411 West 20th Street. There is a limit of three completed passports per individual. Find out more on the "Passport to the Heights" page.
Meetings & Activities
Ambassador Committee Meeting February 201608-Feb-2016
Ambassadors Committee Meeting Monday, February 8 at 12:30pm For more info, please contac..
Member Outreach Committee Meeting Monday, February 8 at 4:00 pm Location: MAM's House ..
Ribbon Cutting: A 2nd Cup09-Feb-2016
**NEW DATE** 4:00 p.m. at 1111 E. 11th St. on February 9 It's a Ribbon Cutting for A..
Membership Committee Meeting - February 201610-Feb-2016
Membership Committee Meeting Wednesday February 10 11:30-1 For more information,..
Education Committee Meeting: February11-Feb-2016
Education Committee Meeting at Chamber Office - 545 W 19th St. Thursday, February 11 at ..
Idol of the Heights - Preliminary 212-Feb-2016
Rhythm, Blues & Ballads Preliminary Round Friday, February 12, 6:30 - 9:30pm Co..
Ribbon Cutting for Cowork Lab16-Feb-2016
4pm, February 16 at 2500 Yale, Ste. B It's a ribbon cutting for: Cowork Lab! ..
Board Meeting: February 201617-Feb-2016
Board of Directors Meeting February 17, 2016 Location: TBD 7:45 - 9:0..
Business After Hours: February 201618-Feb-2016
Business After Hours Sponsored by Sandra Gift Shop February 18 from 5 - 7 p.m. Loc..
Idol of the Heights - Preliminary 319-Feb-2016
Rock & Country Preliminary Round Friday, Februa..
Ribbon Cutting for Silver Stone Events23-Feb-2016
4:00 pm at 2112 Waugh Dr. It's a Ribbon Cutting for Silver Stone Events! Silver S..
Chamber Orientation: February24-Feb-2016
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. on February 24, 2016 Chamber Office - 545 W 19th St. (2nd floor o..
Heights Young Professionals February 201625-Feb-2016
Heights Young Professionals Meet, network, socialize and make direct connections with young..
Ribbon Cutting - Affiliated Mortgage25-Feb-2016
11:00 on February 25 - Location TBD It's a Ribbon Cutting for Affiliated Mortgage! ..
Idol of the Heights Semi-Final26-Feb-2016
Semi-Final Round Come hear the best of the best compete in the semi-final round of..
Ribbon Cutting for 9Round Fitness01-Mar-2016
3 p.m. at 1249 N. Loop West on March 1 It's a Ribbon Cutting for 9Round Fitness! ..
Ribbon Cutting for Urgent Doc Clinic02-Mar-2016
4 p.m. at 1900 North Loop West, Ste. 110 on March 2 It's a Ribbon Cutting for...Urgent ..
Idol of the Heights Finals05-Mar-2016
It's finally here - the final competition! Watch the winners of the semi-finals compete in the ..
5:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8 at 4500 Washington Ave., Ste. 300 It's a..