A Look Back at December and Happy Holidays!

Although most companies and organizations begin to die down around Thanksgiving we decided to give one last hoorah before the holidays. It started on December 8, with our Speed Networking Happy Hour. This networking format is based loosely off of the “speed dating” concept, and the one-on-one interactions help members increase their company’s visibility. I mean who…

Championing Success and Winning with PBWIN

My father is a maker of girls. It’s no secret he would have loved to have had at least one boy, but you get what you get and you don’t throw a fit, right? I grew up with two older sisters most of my life, and now we have a four year old little one…

“Fall”ing for Denton

America is crushing the Olympics, the big election is looming overhead, and Justin Bieber recently quit Instagram. Lots of things (some more relevant than others) are going on in the world today. It’s no surprise that Fall is knocking on our front door and we didn’t event expect it! It even seems to be a…

Chamber Celebrates Achievements and Milestone with Good Samaritan-Denton Village

Thursday, July 14 was a momentous occasion for long-term chamber members, Good Samaritan Society-Denton Village. The Senior Independent and Assisted Living community, and Healthcare facility, celebrated its 40th anniversary as well as the inauguration of the new Chapel and Life Enrichment Center! The $2.2 million expansion at Good Samaritan Society-Denton Village will provide new opportunities for spiritual…

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…

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…