June 11, 2012
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BOB Networking TOMORROW!
Women's Alliance "Tiara Tuesday" is TOMORROW!
"Salute to Small Business" Awards' Luncheon
Important Election Timing
Chamber Connection is FRIDAY
Texas Franchise Tax Issues
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Arlington Chamber Events This Week

Tuesday, June 12, 8:00 am - Business Over Breakfast


Tuesday, June 12, 5:00 pm - Women's Alliance "Tiara Tuesday"


Friday, June 15, 11:30 am - Chamber Connection

Business Over Breakfast Networking Event is TOMORROW - Register Now!

Register here to be part of B.O.B. - a fast-paced networking event. Build relationships, present information on your business or service and exchange business cards with prospective clients and customers. Come prepared with your thirty-second "elevator pitch." The event is TOMORROW, June 12 from 8:00 - 9:30 am at the Chamber. Remember - every attendee may be a potential customer!

Women's Alliance "Tiara Tuesday" at Zio's is TOMORROW!  

The Women's Alliance of the Arlington Chamber is holding a "Tiara Tuesday" at Zio's Italian Kitchen tomorrow from 5:00-7:00 pm. "Tiara Tuesday" is a wonderful opportunity for women and their friends to network, learn about women in the Arlington business community AND HAVE FUN! Wear a tiara - you just might win a prize.


Zio's will donate a portion of the event's proceeds to support the Arlington Chamber Foundation and the annual Women's Alliance Judith Carrier Scholarship. Click here to register. 

Congratulations to Arlington's 2012 Outstanding Small Businesses of the Year -  Graham Associates & SafeHaven of Tarrant County

At the Thursday, June 7 "Salute to Small Business," the sell-out crowd of 320+ gathered to recognize the Arlington Chamber's 2012 Outstanding Businesses of Year. Graham Associates and SafeHaven of Tarrant County were honored for their achievements in the marketplace. Eight other businesses from North Texas received awards from the SBA in this annual event celebrating National Small Business Week. See all award winners here.

Jeff - 2012 Salute
Jeff Williams, President of Graham Associates Acceptance
Mary Lee
Mary Lee Hafley, SafeHaven President & CEO is congratulated by Wes Jurey
Chamber Provides Arlington Voting Updates  

Early voting for the District 1 City Council runoff election begins today and runs through June 19. A list of early voting and election-day voting locations, along with information about the two candidates remaining on the ballot, is available on www.voteforarlington.com. The runoff date for the City Council election is June 23.

The runoff election in the Democratic Primary for the newly created Congressional District 33 is July 29. We will post early voting dates for that runoff after the council election concludes later this month.

Chamber Connection is THIS FRIDAY June 15. New Members - Learn How to Get the Most Out of Your Membership

handshakeNot sure if a Chamber membership is worth the investment? Want to learn how to get the most out of your Chamber membership? Then attend a Chamber Connection Luncheon. Scheduled for Friday, June 15 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at the Chamber, this session provides guidance in understanding the products, services, money-saving affinity programs and networking opportunities available through your Chamber. Click here to register and begin to maximize your membership investment.

Texas Franchise Taxes Not Enough? Chamber's Public Policy Advisory Council to Hear Dale Craymer, President of TTARA, Address the Issue Wednesday, 8:30 am.
 Frustrated by having just gone through the ritual of paying this year's Texas franchise taxes? A state committee heard from people from all over the state with similar concerns at a hearing in Austin last Tuesday. Unfortunately, they also heard that the franchise tax - set up to funnel money to public schools - isn't bringing in as much as necessary, or as much as originally projected. Click here to read more.

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LOGIX Communications


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Re/Max Associates-Thomas Brewer

Home Depot

Morrison Law Office, PLLC

Performance Equipment

Masterminders Group LLC

Elmcroft of Arlington Assisted Living

Texas Heritage Commercial Funding

Dynamaxx Independent Consultant,

Joanie Fowler Pace

Independent Business Solutions

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