Starting Them Off Young; Mayor’s Summer Youth Jobs Program

The United Way of Denton County is a partner and one of several Denton businesses participating in the Mayor’s Summer Youth Jobs Program this summer. The program is an 8 week, paid work opportunity that strives to provide meaningful job experiences for local high school students and recent high school graduates of Denton. Through the program, participants will…

Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Milestones at Quarterly Luncheon

The Denton Chamber of Commerce quarterly membership luncheon (6/24) was one for the books. This sold out event was hosted at the University of North Texas’ Gateway Center. The event sponsor, DATCU, was excited to celebrate its 80th anniversary with keynote speaker, UNT president, Neal Smatresk. The event kicked off with networking and lunch as guests began to fill the Gateway Center.…

20 Years of Growing and Learning

Saturday, June 4th,  was a memorable day for the educators at Denton’s Springbok Academy. The institution celebrated 20 years of service in the Denton community. With an open house for past and present students and parents to commune, the community showed up to honor what the Academy has done over the past 20 years. What started as one…

Celebrating Courage on Small Business Week

What a week it has been for Denton’s women in business! This week has been proclaimed as Small Business Week by the Governor and it was impeccable timing for back to back celebrations! As coincidence would have it, the annual Women in Commerce (WINC) Red, White & Jazz wine tasting fell one day before the inaugural…

Came for the run & enjoyed the fun!

It was a breezy, beautiful, Saturday morning. Apogee Stadium looked warm and welcoming with the sun rising just above the horizon. The directional parking signs helped direct traffic to the designated location, where the very first #DentonMeansBusiness 5K & Fun Run events would unfold. Staff, volunteers, and partners arrived for setup with sleepy eyes, and…

How Denton Gets Its Health Kicks

Denton can now add another noteworthy statistic to its list of accomplishments. According to the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, Denton County is ranked 3rd out of 232 counties for Health Outcomes and 10th for Health Factors. Our city could be largely responsible for this due to the numerous options available for residents to get their…

SXSWi: through the newbie lens

From the unique and provocative session titles, to what seemed like a trip around the world in 60 seconds at the high traffic exposition, the 2016 South by Southwest Interactive event was one for the ages…especially for Denton! It also proved to be a major eye-opener for me. Although this festival had its beginning when…

500+ Brides Welcomed at Denton Bridal Show!

The 2016 Denton Bridal Show was held at Texas Woman’s University in partnership with Zera Coffee Company and the Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau on January 23, 2016! The event started with multiple vendors from the Denton community showcasing what they had to offer to the 500+ brides in attendance! Many Chamber members participated. Vendor booths…

Education is the Key to Our City!

As children learn and grow, they need support from those who can offer it. Education is key in the business world, and that’s why many businesses around the Denton area are embracing and supporting it. As stated by Nelson  Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” It’s…

Partying since 1985!

Business Name: The Vintage Retirement Community & Health Care Center Primary Representative: Trudi Bartliff What does your business do? The Vintage is a continuing care retirement community that offers retirement living for those 65 and greater. The options include a complete continuum of services including independent living, assisted living, long-term residential skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation…