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April 2013Vol 1, Issue 4
       A Note From The Chairman
Tom Kennedy Head SHot

Dear Chamber Members,



In April the Cedar Hill Chamber will be in full bloom!  We are in the process of finalizing the last minute details to bring you a a memorable "Evening In Tuscany" awards gala on the 20th.Ms. Maranda Auzenne--of Uptown Village at Cedar Hill--is the chair for the Gala and has set the bar higher than any previous gala and is determined to achieve that goal with a tenacious committee helping her bring this event to YOU! You can purchase your tickets NOW.


Cedar Hill is a magical place where the word community means more than just sharing common values. We sincerely believe in our mission statement: Serving and enhancing our community by providing leadership for business growth and development. If you too have the same goals and are not a chamber member, attend a meeting or a luncheon and get involved! We are here to help business do business!


Tom Kennedy

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Networking Lunch                             April 2- 11:30 AM

Great business LEADS, great FOOD, great FUN!

CottonPatch logo  

Looking for a new avenue to pick up contacts?

Join us at:

Cotton Patch Cafe

124 W. Belt Line Rd.  

 Cedar Hill   

Open to all that want to network and need to eat.

Lunch is on you. 

Chamber 101                                           April 9 - 4 PM 

Chamber 101

Learn how to get the most out of your membership with us! We will discuss programs, committees, and marketing opportunities that are designed to help your business grow. We want to make sure you are receiving all the benefits of your membership, so please let us know if you are interested in coming. Afternoon snacks will be provided by Dick's Uptown Cafe. 


If you or one of your employees are able to come, please email or call the Chamber at 972-291-7817.

Day at the Capitol                                                  April 10 
Texas State Capitol

The City of Cedar Hill, Texas seeks to host its first Legislative Day at the State Capitol. We are excited to have the opportunity to present this as a joint effort with the Best Southwest Partnership. The information and education provided will be critical to the decisions they make on policy that affects our community.



 Provide members of the Texas Legislature with information needed to make the best decisions for their constituents

 Educate and involve business leaders, Young Professionals and Citizens regarding the Priorities that affect our Community


For pricing, agenda and sponsorship packages, click here. 

Look who's renewed!

renewing memebrs  

University of North Texas at Dallas*

State Farm- Paula Garthoff

Gorman Co. Insurance

Cedar Hill Lion's Club

Amanda Walker-Wait, PhD

ASAP Expediters

Chicken Express

Coca-Cola Bottling Company of N. Texas*

Ellen's Amusement Center

Texas Trust Credit Union *

Sterling House of Cedar Hill

Goss Allstate Insurance*

Comfort Rehab & Chiropractic*

Dr. Stephen Ozanne, M.D.P.A

Towne Place Suites by Marriott

Northwestern Mutual

Uptown Village at Cedar Hill

Cotton Patch Cafe, Inc.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic School

White's Innovative School of Enrichment

Olive's Lil' Angels Learning Center

Kruegers Auto Service Center

Cedar Hill Village 

*Chairman's Circle Members 

    thank you

Competitive Edge Business Forum
Apr 16 - 12 PM
Practice to Business
Join us at the Chamber on April 16th at noon for our Competitive Edge Business Forum.

Haydin Insurance will provide a light lunch.

Topic and more details coming soon in your email!

City>IMPACT>Business                   April 17 - 7:30 AM  
City Impact Business, hosted by the City of Cedar Hill, provides a informative session on how the city impacts local business. This monthly breakfast offers the perfect opportunity for Chamber members and residents to meet local city officials and have a voice on the issues impacting the business community.
This month's focus will be on the Zula B. Wylie Library, CHISD Back to School Rally, and community garden. 

 285 Uptown Blvd
FREE to attend
Light breakfast provided by the City of Cedar Hill
City of Cedar Hill 
YP - After Hours                                           April 18 - 6 PM
yp at chili

Awards Gala                                               April 20 - 6 PM
Gala 2013

It's that time again!
The Cedar Hill Chamber will be hosting an awards gala on April 20th, 2013. It will be an Evening in Tuscany at the Ruthe Jackson Center in Grand Prairie. We will have a live auction, catered meal, celebrity MC/Auctioneer Honorable Chris Parvin, dancing, and an awards ceremony to honor a few special people.

 Nominate business or people that you feel are deserving of the following awards:

  • Man of the Year
  • Woman of the Year
  • Distinctive Business of the Year
  • "Fast Start" Award

Click here for an awards ballot. Please fax (972)-291-8101 or email it to or print it out and bring it to the Chamber.

For sponsorships and additional information, click here.

Lunch & Learn                                  April 25 - 11:30 AM 

April's Lunch & Learn will be our Awards Luncheon.  We will present the Distinctive Business of the Year Award as well as the Fast Start Award. Don't miss it! You could be the recipient of one of these awards!

All members are eligible for the Distinctive Business award. Businesses who joined in 2012 are eligible for the fast start award.

Sponsored by:
Uptown Village
New Members
Chuck Fairbanks Chevrolet
629 Interstate 35 Service Rd.
Desoto, TX 75115 
The ALS Association Texas Chapter
1231 Greenway Drive Suite 295
Irving, TX 75038
(972) 714-0088
Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center at Cedar Hill
1206 W. FM 1382
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
diamond good shephed Northwood University
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TX Trust CU


2M Research Services 

Cedar Hill EDC

Comfort Rehab & Chiropractic

Massage Envy Spa

MJB Wood Group, Inc

Oncor Electric Delivery



Atmos Energy

Coca-Cola Enterprises


Goss Allstate Insurance

HCK2 Partners

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Prosperity Bank 

Texas Oncology Methodist Cancer Centers

UNT at Dallas

Quick Links


A Premier Chamber serving and enhancing our community through business growth and development 


Committee Meetings

Wednesday, May 22
Membership Development
at chamber - 11:30 am - BYOL

Did you know  

You can upgrade your directory listing on our website to premium for only $100. You are featured at the top of your category with a full-color logo, description of products and services, photos, etc.!


Do you know anyone who may be able to enjoy the benefits of membership?
Email Michelle if you have a prospect!
Welcome Baskets                     
The Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce has started a welcome gift program with snacks, coupons, and promotional products for new residents in the Cedar Hill area, as well as new businesses. This is a great opportunity to draw in new customers and revenue to your business

If you want to be a part of the program, please fill out the Welcome Basket Form and email or fax it to Adrienne (972-291-8101) at the Chamber.  

Example of Basket:
welcome basket

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CHISD Back to School Rally                                  Aug 10

CHISD is currently coordinating their Back to School Rally and Fair, which will be held on August 10, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Cedar Hill High School, 1 Longhorn Blvd., Cedar Hill, TX 75104. We would love for you to support this event. 


Click here for sponsorship form.