February 2016

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Calling ALL Golfers!

Sponsored By: Jerry Durant Auto Group

 

The Chamber's Annual Spring Swing Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, April 21st at the beautiful Sugar Tree Golf Club in Dennis. Slots are already filling up fast! The 1:00 shotgun start will be packed full of players all vying for a prize.

Prices are $100 for an individual or $400 for a team. Included in your entry fee, a meal will be provided to each player both before…

Art in Action

Art in Action is a one day event from noon to 4:00pm on Saturday, March 12, 2016. The various categories of art include wood, metal, fiber, 3 dimensional mixed media, painting, glass, leather, ceramics and others. This art show is open to the public to display their work. Some of the artists will be competing for cash prizes while others are just participating for exposure of their art.

Whether you are an artist or just…

News & Special Events

It’s great to be a Chamber Ambassador

The Ambassadors are the Chamber's welcoming committee. They are actively involved and committed to making our community a better…

Networking Made Easy at Annual Sweet on Business Luncheon

The Annual Sweet on Business luncheon is always sold out. This year is no exception! Business professionals understand the…

Save the Date for the 32nd Annual Peach Festival

Save the Date:
32nd Annual Parker County Peach Festival
Saturday, July 9th, 2016, 8:00am-5:00pm

It's time to start planning for one of…

Weatherford Rotary Pancake Supper 2016

The Weatherford Rotary Club is excited to host its 60th annual Pancake Supper, from 5:00-7:30pm on Tuesday, February 16,…

WCPAAA Announce 15th Annual Raffle & Casino Night

February 20, 2016 will be the 15th Annual Raffle Night with Casino Games fundraiser for the WCPAAA. This event…

New Members

New Members December-January 2016

A Jenkins Realty
351 Dixie Road
Weatherford, TX 76087
817-629-9525
www.ajenkinsrealty.com

Aerobic Wastewater Service
PO Box 216
Weatherford, TX 76086
817-613-9424
www.aerobicwastewaterservice.com

Bradford Commercial Real Estate
500 West Seventh Street Suite: 850
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-319-1281
www.bradford.com

Kernan Law Firm
601 Jameson Street
Weatherford, TX 76086
817-596-7001

Mr. Rooter Plumbing -Parker County
Airport Freeway
Ft. Worth, TX 
817-222-0355
214-339-9000
www.mrrooter.com

Pogue Construction
1512 Bray…

Star Member Roster

Star Members January 2016

Platinum
Albertson's 
Citizens National Bank of Texas
City of Weatherford       
First Financial Bank      
First National Bank       
Imperial Construction   
Jerry Durant Auto Group
Mr. Rooter Plumbing -Parker County
Plains Capital Bank
Pogue Construction
Texas Health Outpatient Center Willow Park 
Weatherford Democrat     
Weatherford Regional Medical…

Renewing Members

Renewing Members Dec-Jan 2016

Renewing Members
December 16 – January 15, 2016

 

1 Year: Dedra Vick

2 to 5 Years: Kincaids, Trinity Solutions Group, Team Clean, Vintage Grill & Car Museum, Marilyn Fackler, Budder’s Storage LLC, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Pete and Debbie Copeland-RE?MAX Trinity, Little Cowboy Carriage Service, Finishing Touches by BJ Hayley,…

Ribbon Cuttings

January Ribbon Cutting Recap

1/12/16     Maverick All Stars Ninja Zone 1308 Santa Fe Weatherford 817-613-1189
Ninja Zone is an all new sport that is just taking off.  The purpose of Ninja Zone is to build good character and athletic development through sport.  Ninja Zone is a combination of gymnastics, martial arts, obstacle course training. The goal is to take the coordination from gymnastics, the discipline from martial arts, the strength and agility from obstacle course training.  Boys learn how to tumble, and kick, but they also get to do cool flips off walls and equipment.  This is for ages 3-11 and divided into 2 separate levels: Level 1 is 3-6 & Level 2 is 7-11.

1/27/16     FirstLight Home Care 4971 E. I-20 Service Road N Ste. 603 Willow Park 817-441-1601
www.firstlighthomecare.com
FirstLight Home Care is a family-run business providing quality, affordable, non-medical in-home and in-facility care for seniors, mothers just home from the hospital, those recovering from surgery and other clients with need for companionship or personal care. They can serve your loved one for several hours a week up to full-time live-in situations. FirstLight is staffed by people who have "been there" and who understand the challenges families face when caring for loved ones. For more information or a free assessment of your needs, please call 817-441-1601. Karen Kennedy, owner; Damika Heltzel, director of Client Care Services; and Carol Hare, director of Business Development

1/28       US Health Advisors – Coby Wood 918-351-4823 www.ushagent.com/cobywood
Coby Wood is a Licensed Health Insurance Agent from Weatherford, Texas with US Health Advisors out of Fort Worth, Texas. “We believe in HOPE,"Helping  Other People Everyday" at US Health Advisors and love seeing the smiles on people’s faces after sitting down and putting them in a better place.” They provide help to the self-employed, small businesses, families, and individuals with their tailored approach to health coverage. They believe in getting face-to-face and building relationships with their clients. US Health Advisors has been in business over 50 years, served over 15million customers, and paid out over $1billion in claims. US Health Advisors is underwritten through Freedom Life, also out of Fort Worth, both of which have an A+ with the Better Business Bureau. 

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings

February 2016 Ribbon Cuttings

Feb. 23 - Covenant Credit Repair Ribbon Cutting - 4:00 pm
5189 E. IH 20 Service Rd North, #101A, Willow Park Open house 4:00-6:00

Feb. 25 – Chandor Foundation Ribbon Cutting – 10:00 am
711 W. Lee

Young Business Leaders

YBL February 9th Speed Networking Mixer

Join us Tuesday, February 9th for the Young Business Leaders Mixer from 4:30pm-6:00pm at Sweet Springs Winery located at…

Calendar of Events

February 2016 Calendar of Events

Feb. 6 – Parker County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner – 6:00 to 10:00 pm
The annual fundraiser for the local Republican Party. Contact Zan Prince: 817-594-5029 or e-mail:      www.parkertxgop.org

Feb. 9 – Chamber Event – Tourism Committee Meeting – 8:30 am
Call Peggy Hutton for more information about this committee. Held at Covered Bridge Inn 100 Mariah Dr. 

Feb. 9 – Chamber Event - Young Business Leaders Mixer – 4:30 to 6:00 pm
Join the Young Business Leaders for a mixer at Sweet Springs Winery! Anyone in the Parker County area and ranging from ages 20-40 is welcome. The Young Business Leaders Committee looks to learn the ins and outs of business and get insight into becoming leaders in our community. If you feel you fit in this group, you are encouraged to attend the events to be held each month. For questions, call Landace Ortiz at 817-596-3801 or email:   
Sweet Springs Winery, 215 N. Main Street.

Feb 12 – Sweet on Business Networking Lunch – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – SOLD OUT!
Sweet on Business Networking Luncheon is all about networking. This luncheon will have 3 rotations: soup, entree, and dessert. At each rotation you will sit at the table with hopefully 7 new people. You will receive a business card holder upon arrival at check in. Reservations are required. We suggest you arrive at least by 11:15 so you have time to network and find your seat in the first rotation. Please be sure you bring at least 50 business cards. Make sure to tell any guests you have invited to bring business cards so they get the most out of this networking opportunity. This luncheon is always sold out early so please don't wait to make your reservations. Cost is $20 for Chamber members & $30 for non-members. Sponsorships are $250 and include 8 tickets and your business listed on the back of the business card. Contact: Peggy Hutton, 817-596-3801.

Feb. 13 – Cowboy Up for a Cause – 7:00 to 11:00 pm
Grab your boots and saddle up!  Clark Gardens goes western on Valentine’s Day with Cowboy Up for a Cause. All proceeds benefit the Billie Y. Clark Foundation through the Alzheimer's Association. Dinner, Drinks, Games, Dancing and more! For more informationcall 940-682-4856. Only 300 tickets will be sold. Clark Gardens, 567 Maddux Road.

Feb. 14 - Celebrating Family on Valentine's Day – 2:00 to 8:00 pm
The Iron Skillet is pleased to participate in Carter Blood Care Mobile Unit Blood…