November 2015

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iChamberShop Has Begun

SHOP LOCAL and WIN! The Weatherford Chamber has an initiative to keep our community shopping locally. iChamberShop allows you to shop at participating sponsors and have a chance to win an iPad, colored television or other prizes. Everyone likes to be a winner!

iChamberShop sponsors have donated some great door prizes. Anyone shopping at these sponsoring businesses between October 9 and December 14 will need to keep their receipts. Once the receipts total $50, they…

Christmas on the Square is Around the Corner!

The summer heat has finally faded and the Chamber has begun planning for a cold-weather favorite – Christmas on the Square! This year’s holiday festival will be Saturday, December 5th from 11am-4pm on the Downtown Square.

Sponsor and Vendor applications are available below or on our website www.weatherford-chamber.com.

Please come out and enjoy this free community event to include a Car Show, Santa and plenty of vendors set up in all four quadrants of the square. Holiday…

News & Special Events

Shop Local Vendor Fair Marketplace

Christmas is just around the corner and you have an opportunity to begin shopping early. The Weatherford Chamber will…

95th Chamber Banquet was a Success

The 95th Annual Weatherford Chamber Banquet was a fun event for all in attendance and we heard from many…

2015 Chamber Christmas Mixer

The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce and Southwest Auto Group want to invite you to the biggest and most festive…

Coyote Chase Race scheduled for Nov. 21

It’s time to lace up your shoes for the longest-running road race in Parker County. The 22nd annual Coyote…

Weatherford Chamber Welcomes World Championship Futurity

It’s that time of year again! The National Cutting Horse Association Championship Futurity will take place at the Will…

Support Our Sponsor
New Members

New Members Sept-Oct 2015

1stel, Inc
203 E. Henderson St. Cleburne, TX 76031
817-526-2239
www.1stel.com

Citizens National Bank of Texas

200 N. Elm Waxahachie, TX 75165
972-351-5179
www.cnboftexas.com


Deann Spears
678-923-4520

Eden Wellsprings
10217 Leatherwood Dr. Fort Worth, TX 76108
682-560-6275
www.edenwellsprings.com

First Light Home Care of West Fort Worth & Parker County
4971 E. I-20 Service Road, N.…

Star Member Roster

Star Members October 2015

Platinum
Albertson's 
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

Gold
Community National Bank & Trust
Hooks Lincoln
Progressive Waste Solutions
LegacyTexas Bank
Plaid for Women
Roger…

Ribbon Cuttings

October 2015 Ribbon Cutting Recap

10/8       LaBelle Spa & Nails 1302 South Main Ste. 122 Weatherford 817-594-9992
Comfort & safety are the #1 priority at La Belle Spa & Nails. They specialize in 5 star manicures and the total relaxation pedicures featuring Get Fresh Feet. They offer 10% off all services Monday through Thursday. They are open Mon.-Sat. 10:00-7:00 and Sunday 12-6. Break away from your busy schedule and let them pamper you with a complimentary drink or wine and the exhilarating experience you deserve.

10/13     Parker County Committee on Aging 1410 Vine St 817-596-4640 www.parkercountyseniorcenter.com
On October 13th Parker County Committee on Aging (PCCOA) broke ground for their future home at 1410 Vine Street, Weatherford. The property donated by Jerry Durant, will house the Senior Center and Meals-on-Wheels. The new Senior Center will have about 17,000 plus square feet with a spacious kitchen to accommodate the more than 500 meals a day prepared for seniors and Meals-on-Wheels program. The increased space will allow for the expansion of current services and room for new seniors moving into Parker County. If you would like more information on the Meals-on-Wheels program, how to become involved at the Senior Center or would like more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact the PCCOA office at (817)596-4640.

10/19     William H. Cantrell, Attorney at Law 124 North Main Weatherford 817-596-5266 www.cantrelllawtx.com
William H. Cantrell is a respected Attorney who has been practicing law for 31 years. Mr. Cantrell was the County Attorney for Parker County Texas before entering into private practice. Bill has had a general practice for over 25 years, but his primary focus are in the areas of family law, probate, and criminal.  Mr. Cantrell is an attorney who is committed to fighting for the ideal outcome for his clients. 

10/21     Shiloh Springs Event Center 454 Thompson Rd 817-609-5159 www.thespringsevents.com
The Springs Events is a rustic & elegant event venue for every occasion: wedding, corporate, family gatherings, & social events. Across Texas & Oklahoma, we have 18 venues, each framed by solid oak floors or stained finishes, cedar and flagstone walls, built-in rustic stone & wood catering & beverage bars and exposed ceiling trusses. We are so proud to serve Weatherford & West Fort Worth at our newest location, opening in May 2016. At The Springs Events, you can expect personal attention from our staff, flexibility for the vendors you choose, and flat rates with personalized payment options. You have full use of the venue on your event day for the entire day, so make yourself at home! You can be as DIY or extravagant as you desire- it's your day, do it your way. For more information, visit our website:www.thespringsevents.com  or come take a tour with us!  We offer them 7 days a week, call or text us at 817-609-5159 to set up a visit today.

10/22   The Faith Factor 701 C Palo Pinto Weatherford 817-598-0543 www.thefaithfactorllc.com
The Faith Factor is Weatherford's new Christian Gift Shop. Offering Weatherford, Christian t-shirts, hats, jewelry, wall art and more. Open Mon-Fri 10am-7pm Close at 5pm on Wednesday. Find them online at www.thefaithfactorllc.com and on Facebook @ The Faith Factor.

10/24     Jerry’s Auto Group 3118 Fort Worth Hwy. 817-598-8088

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings

November Ribbon Cuttings

Nov. 3 – Chamber Event – Taste & See Bakery and The Cowgirl Chicks Gift Store Ribbon Cutting – 10:30 am.
Both are located at 216 York.

Nov. 4 – Chamber Event – Eden Wellsprings Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
at the Chamber.

Nov. 10 – Chamber Event – Monarch Dental Ribbon Cutting – 10:00 am
220 Adams Drive, Ste. 250.

Nov. 10 – Chamber Event – Swim Lesson People Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
210 Alford Drive.

Nov. 11 – Heaven Sent Cleaning Services Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
at the Chamber.

Nov. 12 – Chamber Event - WRMC Education Wing & Internal Medicine Residency Ribbon Cutting and Lunch - 11:30
713 E. Anderson.

Nov. 17 – Chamber Event – Palio’s Pizza Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
100 S. Oakridge #100, Hudson Oaks.

Nov. 19 - Chamber Event - New Sound Solutions Ribbon Cutting – 10:00 am
150 Willow Creek Dr. Ste 103

Nov. 24 – Chamber Event – Bell Gems Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
118 Houston.

Calendar of Events

November 2015 Calendar of Events

Now through Dec. 14 - Chamber Event – iChamberShop!
Shop at participating businesses now through Dec. 14. Bring your receipts to the Chamber each time you spend $50 with any of them. Get ready for your chance to win great prizes! Grand Prize: Apple iPad! For more information visit www.weatherford-chamber.com or call: 817-596-3801.

Now through Dec. 23 – Folk Art Nativities from the Horchler Collection
Hilde Horchler has a personal passion for collecting Nativities. This special exhibit features her exceptional collection of Native American and Latin American folk art Nativities. Museum of the Americas is located at: 216 Fort Worth Hwy. Contact: 817-341-8668. www.museumoftheamericas.com

Nov. 3 – Chamber Event – Taste & See Bakery and The Cowgirl Chicks Gift Store Ribbon Cutting – 10:30 am.
Both are located at 216 York.

Nov. 4 – Chamber Event – Eden Wellsprings Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
at the Chamber.

Nov. 6 – Chamber Event - Texas Friendly Hospitality Training – 9:00 to 11:00 am
Texas Friendly Hospitality training is a customer service workshop. This workshop is open to the public. Cost is $10. Held at the Texas AgriLife Extension Office, 604 North Main. Please RSVP to Peggy Hutton at 817-596-3801.

Nov. 7 – Belk Charity Day – 6:00 to 10:00 am
Charity sale at Belk. Giving you the fashion you want, while supporting local charities and schools. Free gift card to the first 100 customers on Saturday morning. Very limited exclusions! Belk Department Store, 205 Adams Drive. Contact: Cheryl McCog at 817-594-2295.

Nov. 7 – Red, White & Blue 5K Run - Registration opens at 7:00 am and race begins at 8:30
Family fun event for all ages. Run, walk or stroll the 3 mile course in honor of all our Veteran’s. All funds raised will be used to build the Fallen Soldiers Memorial in Veteran’s Memorial Park. Chip timed event with medals for winners. Sign up on race day or online at :www.runsignup.com/Race/TX/Weatherford /WeatherfordRedWhiteBlue5k Come decked out in your patriotic attire to support our heroes! Held at Hall Middle School,902 S. Charles Street. Contact: Kendra Butler at 682-240-3569.

Nov. 7 – Veteran’s Day Parade – Ceremony at 9:45 am, Marching begins at 10:30 am.
Begins at the Ninth Grade Center on S. Main. Applications available at the Chamber. Contact Vaughn Oliver at 817-550-6012

Nov. 7 – 4th Annual Hometown Heritage Stampede – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Western themed event, vendors, bands and Kids area. Northwest Quadrant of Historic Downtown Weatherford. Contact Michael…