January 2016

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Sweet on Business Networking Luncheon

It’s time to make your reservation to attend the 6th Annual Sweet on Business Networking Luncheon. The luncheon will be held on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 11:30-1:00. It’s all about the networking! The goal is for individuals to meet approximately 21 new contacts. Table assignments will be made in advance & you will receive your assignments when you check in.

The cost for the luncheon is $20 for chamber members & $30 for non-members. Sponsorships are…

Breakfast Before Business

Start the New Year off right with BB4B

Friday, January 8th from 7:30-9:00
Doss Heritage & Culture Center
1400 Texas Dr.

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News & Special Events

Baker’s Ribs Welcomes the Chamber

The Weatherford Chamber will have their New Member Reception at Baker’s Ribs on Tuesday, January 26 from 4:00-6:00pm. Members…

January After Hours Mixer at Bakers Ribs

The Weatherford Chamber will have their New Member Reception at Baker’s Ribs on Tuesday, January 26 from 4:00-6:00pm. Members…

Parker County Bridal Fair

Planning for Your Big Day!

Is there a wedding in your near future? If so, mark your calendar…

Shopping Local Campaign: iChamberShop

The Weatherford Chamber knows the importance of shopping local. To instill the impact shopping local does on local economy,…

United Way Little Black Dress Luncheon & Fashion Show

United Way of Parker County will host the Little Black Dress Luncheon & Fashion Show on Wednesday, March 23, 2016…

Leadership Weatherford is off to a Great Year!

Leadership Weatherford is off to a great year. The class began with an overnight retreat in September at The…

Membership Benefits & Details

Are you a new member of the chamber and not sure about the benefits? Have you been a member…

Calling All Artists

The Weatherford Chamber Tourism Committee will have the “Art in Action” art show on Saturday, March 12, 2016. Registration forms…

The Holidays are a Special Time for Special Reasons

The Weatherford Chamber Ambassadors are an amazing group of individuals that are very involved in the community. This holiday…

2015 Christmas on the Square Recap

The Annual Christmas on the Square welcomed many happy attendees to our beautiful downtown. It was a festive day…

Support Our Sponsor
New Members

New Members Nov-Dec 2015

Edward Jones Investments-Gregg Davis
108 S. Ranch House Road Suite 300
Willow Park, TX 76008

Faith Hope Family Childrens Home
PO Box 2837
Weatherford, TX 76086

Friends by Choice Consignment and Resale
214 York Ave
Weatherford, TX 76086

Hope Boutique
201 York Ave
Weatherford, TX 76086


Star Member Roster

Star Members December 2015

Citizens National Bank of Texas
City of Weatherford       
First Financial Bank      
First National Bank       
Imperial Construction   
Jerry's Auto Group
Plains Capital Bank
Texas Health Outpatient Center Willow Park 
Weatherford Democrat     
Weatherford Regional Medical Center

Community National Bank & Trust
Hooks Lincoln

Renewing Members

Renewing Members Nov-Dec 2015

Renewing Members
November 16 – December 15, 2015

1 Year: Championship Bull Riding Inc., Batteries Plus Bulbs, Beach Hut, Earth to Art Pottery Studio & Gallery

2 to 5 Years: Trusted Foundation Repair, Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Service, Keller Williams Realty DFW Metro SW, Shamrock Promotions Unlimited, Cornerstone Maintenance, Estelle Jewell-Mary Kay Cosmetics,…

Ribbon Cuttings

December Ribbon Cutting Recap

11/30     Shep’s Place 816 S. Main Weatherford 682-804-5002
Shep’s Place menu consists mainly of specialty sandwiches, gourmet hot dogs, burgers, salads and appetizers.  It is continually evolving.  John & Jen Shepard appreciate the support of their community.  They want the restaurant to be a family restaurant where everyone feels comfortable.  The hostess station even has games for children & adults to play while waiting.  The Shepard's invite everyone to come try it for yourself!

12/1       It’s Your World Travel 318 Palo Pinto Weatherford 817-596-0249
It's Your World Travel is the only full service, store front agency located in Weatherford. With over 50 years of combined experience, they provide exceptional service when booking all of your travel needs. Whether its airline tickets, cars, a cruise or tour to an exotic locale, It's Your World Travel is up to the challenge. Not only will you receive knowledgeable help, but outstanding customer service before, during and after you have traveled. Give them a call and they will make all of your travel dreams come true.

12/2       Faith Hope Family Children’s Home P.O. Box 2837 Weatherford 817-694-4250 www.faithhopefamilyhome.com

Faith Hope Family Children’s Home exist to provide a loving, stable and Christian home to children whose parents are unable or unwilling to care for them.  The home is not supported by the state, therefore they receive no funds from the state or government.  They rely on community churches, businesses, and individuals for financial support to be able to continue Gods ministry that He has called Toby and Holly into.  There are no set ages they welcome into their home, they truly allow God to guide every step of this home.  Faith Hope Family wants to Thank You so much for supporting us and they look forward to meeting more of you and becoming more involved in the community.
Faith Hope Family
Proverbs 22:6

12/2       Recaptured Charm 207 York Ave. Weatherford
Recaptured Charm began approx. 3 years ago. Kelly first started selling painted furniture at trade days. It quickly evolved to furniture redesign, (thanks to the help of her husband who is a carpenter) then she added home decor, including vintage, antique, and new items. Recaptured Charm has been on York Ave. for 6 months. Hours of operation Tuesday thru Saturday 10-6

12/3       Ginny’s Wig Boutique 123 Dallas Ave. Weatherford 817-925-1449
Ginny & her husband relocated to Weatherford and decided to start a business. After looking around, it was decided that Weatherford would be a good location for a wig shop. Ginny was a retired hairdresser so she went & renewed her license. Ginny’s Wig Boutique is located at 123 Dallas Avenue. She has wigs of all types & can assist you in getting just the right look.


12/3       Bar Z Boutique 940-452-1971 www.barzboutique.com

Bar Z Boutique is a traveling airstream boutique that offers house parties with great incentives for hostesses. Bar Z sells women's apparel, accessories and gifts. The Boutique is located at first Monday trade days every month in spot 73 and online at BarZBoutique.com

12/8         Reflections Salon & Day Spa 1905 Martin Dr. Weatherford 817-594-1304 http://reflectionsday-spa.com/

Reflections Salon and Day Spa opened here in Weatherford 22 years ago.  Owner, Rita Lasater, and her staff of 20 ladies do a top-notch job taking care of their clients and being sure their needs are met. Their focus is on putting…

Young Business Leaders

January YBL Luncheon

Friday, January 8th from 11:30 - 1:00
Mader-Bagley State Farm

1916 Martin Dr.

We look forward to seeing you at the first…

Calendar of Events

January Calendar of Events

Jan. 1-3 – First Monday Trade Days – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
At Heritage Park on Santa Fe. Contact City of Weatherford Special Events: 817-596-3801.

Jan. 8 – Chamber Event – Breakfast Before Business –7:30 to 9:00 am
Please join us for networking, a delicious breakfast and door prizes.Please RSVP to 817-596-3801. Held at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, 1400 Texas Drive.

Jan. 8 – Chamber Event - Young Business Leaders -11:30 am to 1:00 pm
We look forward to seeing you at the first Young Business Leaders Luncheon of 2016! Our guest speaker this month is Kent Hutchison, CEO of C.J. Baxter group. Anyone working in the Parker County area and ranging from age 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. Lunch will be catered and will cost $10 for members and$15 for non-members. Reservations and payment can be made by calling 817-596-3801or email:    Held at Mader-Bagley State Farm 1916 Martin Dr.

Jan. 12 – Chamber Event – Tourism Committee Meeting – 8:30 am
at Capernaum, 10700 FM 920

Jan. 16 – Winter RUNderland 1K & 5K Fun Run – 8:30 am and 9:00 am
First Annual Fun Run, kids and dogs welcome. Health Fair after run with Carter Blood Mobile. Start time 8:30 am for 5K and 9:00 am for 1K. Texas Health Neighborhood Care and Wellness. 101 Crown Pointe Blvd. Willow Park. Contact: Rebecca Slemmons at 817-757-1551.

Jan. 18 – 24th Annual MLK Day 2015 Celebration – 5:30 pm
A celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Held at the Ninth Grade Center, Free and open to the public. Awards Ceremony followed by Guest Speaker. 1007 S. Main Street. Contact: 817-523-3408 or e-mail:

Jan. 25 - Chamber Event - Chamber 101 - 12:00 to 1:00pm
At Mader-Bagley State Farm, 1916 Martin Dr. RSVP Required

Jan. 26 – Chamber Event – Business Development Meeting – 8:30 to 9:30 am
At Short Chef Creations, 120 College Avenue. For more info., contact: Peggy Hutton.

Jan. 26 – Chamber Event – New Member Reception at Baker’s Ribs – 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Join us in welcoming our new members as well as networking with all of our long time members. Door prizes welcome! Held at Baker’s Ribs, 1921 S. Main Street.

Jan. 31 – Parker County…