March 2016

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It's Time to Dust off the Clubs for the Annual...

It’s time to dust off the clubs and get ready to hit the links! The Chamber’s Annual Spring Swing Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, April 21st at the beautiful Sugar Tree Golf Club in Dennis. The 1:00 shotgun start will be packed full of players all vying for a prize.

Included in your entry fee, a meal will be provided to each player both before and after the flight. Plains Capital Bank…

“ART IN ACTION” art show held Saturday, March 12 from...

“ART IN ACTION” Art Show will be held Saturday, March 12th from noon to 4:00pm at the Weatherford Farmer’s Market. This event is FREE to attend!

This fun family event will inspire artists and bring an appreciation to the many talented artists we have in our community! Come stroll thru the Farmer’s Market and watch as local artists create their most recent work of art! Each artist will be demonstrating from noon to 4:00. Artists will also…

News & Special Events

WCS Lions’ Gala – Taking “A Walk Through Time”

In less than a month Weatherford Christian School will host its annual Lions’ Gala that has become one of…

2016 Peach Festival Sponsorships are selling FAST!


Thanks to our Title Sponsors: Jerry Durant Auto Group and Southwest Auto Group

If you are interested in the best…

NETWORKING AFTER HOURS - March 9th @ Santa Fe Terra

The Weatherford Chamber realizes the importance of relationships. People want to do business with people they know. How do…

LEADERSHIP WEATHERFORD CLASS OF ‘16

The Leadership Weatherford class has been learning more about the workings of Weatherford. January was all about learning the…

WHAT TOOLS ARE YOU USING?

Are you aware of all the "tools" that are available to you? The Weatherford Chamber has many benefits that…

United Way of Parker County Little Black Dress Luncheon &...

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

Spring Fling” at Chandor Gardens

Spring Fling” at Chandor Gardens
Saturday, April 2nd 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Admission $1 per person

Chandor Gardens
711 West Lee Avenue
Weatherford,…

Parker County Clean Up Day - April 2, 2016

Parker County Clean Up Day is held once a year. The court has determined that on Saturday April 2nd…

Join the fun! 36th Annual Shaw-Kemp Open House

Don’t miss this annual event! Mary Kemp, along with the help of over 100 or so of her closest…

New Members

New Members January-February 2016

Damon Gaines - RE/MAX Trinity
2002 Santa Fe Drive
Weatherford, TX 76086
817-903-9274
www.damongaines.com

Diane Stille - Rutledge Real Estate
1301 N. Main St.
Weatherford, TX 76086
817-771-4728

Eagle Tax Consultants
P.O. Box 148
Peaster, TX 76485
817-565-3776

Hudson Oaks Family Dentistry
200 S. Oakridge Dr. Ste 106
Hudson Oaks, TX 76087
817-268-9292
www.hudsonoaksdentist.com

Just…

Renewing Members

Renewing Members Jan-Feb 2016

Renewing Members
January 16 – February 15, 2016

2 to 5 Years: Farmers Insurance, La Belle Spa & Nails, Antebellum Ale House, Bethany Home Health Services, Gardens of Weatherford, Promo Ranch, Community National Bank & Trust, Plastic Surgery Texas, Lung & Sleep Specialist of North Texas, Weatherford Now Magazine

6 to 10 Years: H&R Block,…

Star Member Roster

Star Members February 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…

Ribbon Cuttings

February 2016 Ribbon Cutting Recap

2/11    Oakridge Urgent Care 201 S. Oakridge Hudson Oaks 817-599-5518 www.oakridgeurgentcare.com
Oakridge Urgent Care is a walk-in medical clinic open 7 days/week committed to providing quality, convenient and friendly medical care to our local and surrounding communities. They offer state-of-the art medical technology, a web portal, complete on-site X-ray, laboratory services and other screening and testing services. They can treat any non-life threatening condition from sore throat, UTIs, lacerations, broken bones to draining abscesses and offering IV fluids. Their network of specialists are available should you require a referral. They also offer Allergy Testing which is a skin-test that addresses the cause of allergies, not just the symptoms! Patient satisfaction is their number one priority.

2/23     Covenant Credit Repair 5189 E. I-20 Service Road N #101A 817-441-5030 www.covenantcreditrepair.com
Covenant Credit Repair was founded in 2013, by Mary Robb, a former Mortgage Loan Officer that saw the need for honest and affordable credit repair in the DFW area. Covenant Credit Repair is one of a very limited number of BBB Accredited Credit Repair Firms in all of Texas. Covenant has just been awarded the only BBB Torch Award for all of Parker County. The company motto is ‘Covenant Credit Repair ~ Because We Care!” They are a team of 9 people that are in business to change lives for generations to come. Their goal is to help more people reach their financial dreams of buying a home or vehicle.

2/24     Weatherford Noon Lions Horseshoe Pits at Love Street Park 309 Love St.A huge thanks to the Weatherford Noon Lions Club for their support in making the parks in Weatherford grow! The horseshoe pits are an awesome addition to Love Street Park.

2/25     Chandor Gardens Foundation 711 W. Lee Weatherford
The focus of the Chandor Gardens Foundation is to preserve the heritage of the Gardens and work with the City of Weatherford to further develop the Chandor property, in keeping with Douglas Chandor's artistic vision. Douglas Chandor is one of the great artists of the 20th Century. Five of his paintings are on display in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The Chandor Gardens Foundation is committed to protecting and preserving the historic heritage of Chandor Gardens, and enhancing that heritage, in alliance with the City of Weatherford, through the development of the entire property in a manner consistent with Douglas Chandor's artistic vision. The foundation board is also working to create a network of a garden friends' to ensure this treasure is familiar and seen by those near and far. The Chandor Gardens Foundation Board, Inc. is a 501(C)(3) organization. Donations may be made by mail, POBox 114, Weatherford, Texas 76086. The gardens is on the National Register of Historic Places of the National Park Service.

2/25     WRMC : 2nd Cath Lab 713 E. Anderson Weatherford
As part of Weatherford Regional Medical Center’s commitment to providing expanded health resources to the communities it serves, the hospital has opened a second cath lab in the Heart and Vascular Center.  The opening of the second cath lab will bring another service line to the hospital, electrophysiology.  Electrophysiology services the electrical portion of the heart, such as, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, rapid heart rate, and complex pacemakers. 

2/25     Pioneer Cabin Park at Doss Heritage and Culture Center 1400 Texas Dr
This park will…

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings

March 2016 Ribbon Cuttings

March 2 – Chamber Event – Lumin ER Ribbon Cutting – 4:00 pm
709 S. Main

March 3 – Chamber Event – Shirley Hall Middle School Groundbreaking – 4:00 pm
Corner of Longhorn Drive and Bowie Drive.

March 4 – Chamber Event – First National Bank Groundbreaking - 3:00 pm
Corner of Fort Worth Hwy. & Cinema Drive, Hudson Oaks.

March 8 – Chamber Event – Karen Hinton – RGP Realty Group Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
at the Chamber

March 10 – Chamber Event – Mac Smith Attorney Ribbon Cutting - 10:00 am
121 Dallas Avenue.

March 15 – Chamber Event – My Life Toolbox Ribbon Cutting - 11:00 am
313 Clear Lake Lane.

March 16 – Chamber Event – OutLaunched.com Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
at the Chamber.

March 24 – Chamber Event – Short Chef Coffee House & Bistro Ribbon Cutting - 11:00 am
120 College Avenue.

Breakfast Before Business

March 2016 BB4B

Friday, March 11th from 7:30am-9:00am
Chandor Gardens - 711 W.…

Young Business Leaders

March YBL Luncheon

Friday, March 11th
11:30am-1:00pm
Mader-Bagley State Farm
1916 Martin Dr.

I am very excited to introduce our guest speaker this month, Sean Vanderveer,…

Calendar of Events

March 2016 Calendar of Events

March 2 – Chamber Event – Lumin ER Ribbon Cutting – 4:00 pm
709 S. Main

March 3 – Chamber Event – Shirley Hall Middle School Groundbreaking – 4:00 pm
Corner of Longhorn Drive and Bowie Drive.

March 4 – Chamber Event – First National Bank Groundbreaking - 3:00 pm
Corner of Fort Worth Hwy. & Cinema Drive, Hudson Oaks.

March 4-6 – First Monday Trade Days – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
At Heritage Park on Santa Fe. Contact City of Weatherford Special Events: 817-598-4124.

March 5 – 2016 Weatherford Christian Lion’s 2016 Gala – 6:00 pm
The 2016 Weatherford Christian School Lion’s Gala will take place at New River Fellowship with award winning Christian recording artist and songwriter, Nicole C. Mullen as the featured entertainer and keynote speaker. This event has become one of the largest fundraisers held in Parker County and features incredible items and getaways in our silent, super silent and live auctions. Dinner by Reata Restaurant as well as FREE Valet Parking, compliments of Roger Williams Automall. Tickets, tables and sponsorships are still available and can be reserved by contacting Director of Development, Leslie Chalmers at 817-596-7807 ext. 327 or or e-mail:

March 5 – Indians of Texas – A Look Back in Time – 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
This exhibit presents an overview of cultures from the Stone Age to the present. Exhibit runs through July 30. Museum of the Americas, 216 Fort Worth Hwy. For more info: 817-341-8668.

March 8 – Chamber Event – Tourism Committee Meeting – 8:30 am
Call Peggy Hutton for more information about this committee. Held at Fairfield Inn & Suites 175 Alford Drive.

March 8 – Chamber Event – Karen Hinton – RGP Realty Group Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
at the Chamber

March 8 – Senior Circle 9th Anniversary Celebration – 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Event is free but you must have a ticket to attend. Pinata, Costume Contest, Door Prizes. Catering by Rio Mambo. Held at First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Main. Please call for a ticket: 682-582-1751 or e-mail

March 9 – Chamber Event – NETWORK NOW After Hours Mixer – 4:00 pm
NETWORK NOW is an after hour mixer for Weatherford Chamber members to do one-on-one networking. Bring your business cards & door prizes. Santa Fe Terra will provide the refreshments. This is a come and go mixer.
Held at Santa Fe Terra, 410 Palo Pinto.

March 10 – Chamber Event – Mac Smith Attorney Ribbon Cutting - 10:00 am
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