October 2015

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Annual Banquet Silent Auction

Get ready to bid!  The Chamber’s Annual Banquet on October 6th will once again host one of the best silent auctions of the area.  Chamber members always donate some amazing items from event tickets to jewelry, from restaurant gift certificates to Baskets of goodies, there is something for everyone.

This is a great opportunity to show what your business has to offer.  We encourage businesses to come to the Annual Banquet and donate an item for the silent…

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Customer Service At It's Best

Do you want to know how to improve your customer service? The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with…


SHOP LOCAL and WIN! The Weatherford Chamber has an initiative to keep our community shopping locally. iChamberShop allows you…

Poker Run 2015

The Weatherford Chamber is DEALING again!  We hope you will join us for the Poker Run, October 26-30, from 4:00-5:00…


The Tourism Committee wants to increase tourism to Weatherford. One of those methods is hosting an art show. The…

Talking Tombstones Feature “Medical Quackery in the City Beautiful”

Mark your calendars for the Talking Tombstones Tour XII to be held on Saturday, October 17th. This year’s theme…

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings

October 2015 Ribbon Cuttings

Oct. 8 – LaBelle Spa & Nails Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
1302 S. Main, Ste. 122

Oct. 13 – Parker County Committee on Aging Groundbreaking –11:15 am
1410 Vine Street.

Oct. 19 – William Cantrell Attorney Ribbon Cutting – 10:00 am
124 N. Main

Oct. 21 - Shiloh Springs Groundbreaking - 10:30 am
454 Thompson Rd.

Oct. 24 – Jerry’s Auto Group Ribbon Cutting - Celebrating 45 Years of Service – 11:30 am
3118 Fort Worth Hwy.

Oct. 27 - 1stel Inc. Ribbon Cutting- 10:30 am
Chamber Office

Oct. 29 - G&S Insurance Solutions Ribbon Cutting– 11:00 am
224 N. Main

New Members

New Members Aug-Sept 2015

Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
2110 Fort Worth Hwy Weatherford, TX 76086

Clear Fork Market
3500 Fort Worth Highway Hudson Oaks, TX 76087

Soraya Joslin P.C.
209 East Church Street Weatherford, TX 76086

Marine & More
2276 Mineral Wells Highway Weatherford TX 76088


Star Member Roster

Star Members September 2015

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
Progressive Waste Solutions
LegacyTexas Bank
Plaid for Women

Renewing Members

Renewing Members Aug-Sept 2015

Renewing Members

August 16 – September 15, 2015


1 Year: Head in the Cloud IT, Covenant Credit Repair, Aaron’s Sales & Lease, Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, Bailey & Galyen, Weatherford Rehabilitation Hospital LLC, The Full Cup

2 to 5 Years: ATS Outdoors, Weatherford Pediatric Dental Associates, CrossTimbers Academy, Plaid for Women Inc., Weichert Realtors-Team…

Ribbon Cuttings

August & September 2015 Ribbon Cutting Recap

8/18       Iron Skillet 2001 Santa Fe Drive 817-757-2750
The Iron Skillet Restaurant has been serving fresh food in Parker County for 40 years. They boast the best salad bar in town along with a wide variety of buffet and menu items which can be ordered to go as well as catered. The newly remodeled meeting room is available at no cost for breakfast, luncheon or dinner meetings or parties of up to 50 people. Gary Herring is the Restaurant General Manager and Virginia Robertson, the Neighborhood Ambassador are available to offer fundraising opportunities to all charitable organizations and schools in Parker County. It is located at 2001 Santa Fe Dr inside the PETRO stopping Center.

8/26       Re/MAX Trinity 2002 Santa Fe Dr. 817-596-8000
Jaci and David Coan, owners of RE/MAX Trinity, are happy to announce their beautiful new location and permanent home on Santa Fe Drive. They have had an office in Weatherford for 5 years, and currently have 26 wonderful agents from that office servicing the Parker County area.  You’ll find that RE/MAX Trinity agents and staff pride themselves on high levels of customer service and are there to help you with all of your real estate needs.

8/27     Back at the Ranch 138 College Park Dr.
Back at the Ranch Boutique has something for EVERYONE!  They pride themselves on excellent prices, great customer service, and an all around AWESOME shopping experience.  Their slogan says it all.....  A Funky Boutique With Rock 'N Roll Cowgirl Soul.  New arrivals come in weekly, so you will always be in style when shopping with them.  Go see them!

9/10       Oaxaca autor de Cocina 216 W. I-20 Weatherford 682-262-1300
Oaxaca is a traditional Mexican food restaurant. Rosie wants you everyone to come see for themselves the difference. They have made changes in the restaurant so you can observe the activity in the kitchen. A very friendly staff that is waiting to serve you!

9/12       Miracle League Parker County 2300 Tin Top Road
Miracle League Parker County is dedicated to promoting the health and wellbeing of individuals with disabilities while educating the public and promoting a greater understanding of matters concerning individuals with disabilities. They are a ball field totally dedicated to the needs of these individuals to make it possible for anyone to experience the joy of hitting a ball and running the bases! Americas past time is not available to everyone!

9/20       Southwest Volkswagon 2951 Ft. Worth Hwy.
Southwest Auto has expanded to include Volkswagon. The facility at 2951 Fort Worth Highway has gone through a total makeover of the facilities. Stephen Gilchrist would love for you to come see the changes made and look at his inventory. Come shop their way!

9/22       Weatherford Rehabilitation Hospital 703 Eureka 214-472-4101 www.weatherfordrehab.comWeatherford Rehabilitation Hospital is an inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers patients 24/7 care. The services offered are Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Wound Care and more. The 30,000 square foot facility will have 120 employees and 26 all private rooms. Weatherford Rehabilitation Hospital is located at 703 Eureka Street, Weatherford, Texas 76086

9/22       C & S Development 682-229-9591
C&S is a full service general contracting company that performs commercial construction in six states. They specialize in the restaurant and gas industry. Their company…

Breakfast Before Business

October Breakfast Before Business

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Young Business Leaders

October YBL Luncheon

We look forward to seeing you at the Young Business Leaders Luncheon on October 16th from 11:30am-1:00pm at Mader-Bagley…

Calendar of Events

October 2015 Calendar of Events

Oct. 1 – Speaker Jim Wright Library Dedication at Weatherford College – 11:00 am
Event will begin on the steps of the library with the unveiling of a marble plaque. Continuing inside the library with a reception and display of Jim Wright memorabilia. 225 College Park Drive. Contact: Crystal Brown, 817-598-6274.

Oct. 1 – WHS Homecoming Parade – 5:30 pm
Starting at the Ninth Grade Center. Contact: Charlotte LaGrone, 817-598-2800.

Oct. 1- 4 – Brazos Bash at Silverado on the Brazos
Annual event held at Silverado on the Brazos, 100 Arena Run. For more information, contact: Tom Holt Show Manager 817-235-7507 Get entry forms at: www.brazosbash.com

Oct. 2 through Oct. 31– The Promise in Glen Rose – 7:15 pm
Friday and Saturday evenings. A musical experience of The Life of Christ. Texas Amphitheatre, 5000 Texas Drive, Glen Rose. Contact: 254-897-3926. www.thepromiseglenrose.com

Oct. 2-4 – First Monday Trade Days – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
at Heritage Park on Santa Fe. Contact Parks & Recreation at: 817-598-4124.

Oct. 3 – Greenwood VFD Appreciation Dinner – 4:30 to 7:00 pm
Dinner, raffle, kids activities, tickets at the door. Greenwood VFD at Greenwood Cut Off Road. Contact: 817-594-9473.

Oct. 3 – Parker Paws 4th Annual Dogtoberfest – 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm
Fun activities for canines and their families! Vendors, food, dog adoptions, doggie costume contest, face painting, wiener dog races, games, prizes and more! Blessing of the Dogs and Make Your Own Pet Rock. Appearance by McGruff, Parker County Cruisers. Raffle Grand Prize will be an iPad Mini3. Proceeds will benefit Parker Paws. Held at Fish Creek Restaurant and Oak Ridge Church of Christ. For more info, call: 817-694-5718.

Oct. 3 – Root BOOT Soiree – 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Put your RED BOOTS on and join us for an up-close and laughable evening of music and comedy with impressionist and comedian Johnny Counterfit. Chef Britton Schweitzer preparing the meal at Canyon West Golf Clubhouse. Live and Silent auctions. Bush Legacy Republican Women of Weatherford hosts this event. $60 per ticket. Contact Deborah Peacock or board members for tickets: 817-597-9559.

October 6 – Chamber Event - 95th Annual Chamber Banquet – 7:00 pm
Silent Auction opens at 6:30 pm. Dinner and Awards. Reservations required. $50 per person or $450 for a table. Held at The Brooks at Weatherford, 1185 W. Lake Drive.

Oct. 8 – Chamber Event – LaBelle Spa & Nails Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
1302 S. Main, Ste. 122

Oct. 9 – Chamber Event - Breakfast Before…