August 25, 2014
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Women's Alliance "Coffee" - Tuesday, August 26 @ 8:30 a.m. 


Chamber After Hours - International Bowling Campus - Tuesday, August 26 @ 5:30 p.m.


Ribbon Cutting - Dave & Busters - Wednesday, August 27 @ 11:30 a.m.

Chamber to Recognize Three at Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner on September 30


The Arlington Chamber celebrates the end of the fiscal year and the beginning of the new year at the Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner. The September 30 event at the Convention Center will feature a panel discussion with prominent speakers and the recognition of the following:

2014 STAR Award Recipient

The Honorable Toby Goodman


Business Hall of Fame inductions 

Al Clark

Charlie Merrill


Click here to sponsor or register. 

Women's Alliance to Hold "Coffee"
Women's Alliance
The Women's Alliance is holding a morning "coffee" at the Arlington Chamber TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 26 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. This is an opportunity to preview the various committees that plan and execute annual Women's Alliance activities - including networking, mentoring, awareness, annual Inspired Women Luncheon and much more. Committee chairs will be present to answer questions and register volunteers. Join the fast-paced Arlington Chamber Women's Alliance. Register here to attend the "coffee."
Register for TOMORROW'S Chamber After Hours at International Bowling Campus
Chamber After Hours is a come-and-go event providing the opportunity for networking, building relationships and exchanging business cards with prospective clients and customers. It is also a terrific way to "bring a friend" and introduce a new member to the Chamber.  


Our monthly Chamber After Hours now includes the new Arlington Chamber Young Professionals - expanding your networking contacts.


Chamber After Hours will be TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 26 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the International Bowling Campus. Please register here for networking, fun and door prizes.

Women's Alliance Searching for Local Heroes and Rising Stars
Women's Alliance
The Women's Alliance of the Arlington Chamber is seeking nominations for their Hero and Rising Star Awards. The Hero Award acknowledges that women offer a unique approach to leadership, which involves connecting and collaborating to effect change and influence, often without position or authority.  The Hero Award will recognize a woman with demonstrated leadership capabilities who has the desire and commitment to make a greater contribution within our community by her pursuit, courage, enthusiasm, and zeal. The Rising Star portrays the same characteristics earlier in her career.  Click here for both nomination forms.
Future Networking & Education Events

Ribbon Cutting - First Choice Emergency Room - Wednesday, September 3 @ 10:30 a.m.


Ribbon Cutting - Texas Pain Relief Group - Thursday, September 4 @ 4:30 p.m.


Business Over Breakfast - Tuesday, September 9 @ 8:00 a.m. - sponsored by Go Strapped CHL


Health & Wellness Women's Alliance event at Globe Life Park - Tuesday, September, 9 @ 3:30 p.m.


Ribbon Cutting - Poured (Wine, Beer & Bubbly) - Wednesday, September 10 @ 4:00 p.m. 

Women's Alliance Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

The Women's Alliance of the Arlington Chamber annually awards scholarships to female students attending UT Arlington or Tarrant County College. Four Dr. Judith J. Carrier scholarships will be awarded in 2014. Applications must be submitted by September 23. 


Scholarship application can be downloaded here

Leadership Arlington Adult Class Registration Closes THIS FRIDAY
Leadership Arlington (LA) encourages leaders to discover their own capabilities as they learn from others. LA helps to identify, train, empower and connect people who want to make a difference in our community. Police and Fire Chiefs, elected officials (including Arlington City Council), executives, business and civic leaders have graduated from the program. To be part of the 2014/2015 class, please click here. Hurry, last day to register is THIS FRIDAY, August 29, 2014.
Women's Alliance 2nd Annual
Health & Wellness Event on September 9
The Women's Alliance of the Arlington Chamber will hold the 2nd Annual Health & Wellness event in conjunction with dinner and a Ranger baseball game on September 9 starting at 3:30 p.m. Event registration includes the following: 
  • Health & wellness seminars from Arlington's leading hospitals, doctors and medical services.
  • Displays from leading Arlington health providers.
  • Dinner in the Rangers' Hall of Fame.
  • Ticket to attend the 7:05 pm Ranger vs. Angels baseball game. 
  • Limited registrations - only 75 remain.

Panel Sponsors

Arlington Cancer Center

Kleiman/Evangelista Eye Center


To sponsor or register to attend, please click here.

4th Annual Women Alliance Inspired Women Luncheon - October 24

The Women's Alliance of the Arlington Chamber is proud to announce the 4th Annual Inspired Women Luncheon. The October 24 event will feature the following:

  • Samantha Davies (NBC 5 Today Meteorologist, Traffic) as emcee
  • Panel discussion with Lisa Copeland (author and entrepreneur) and Melinda Garvey (publisher and philanthropist)
  • Recognition of Dr. Judith J. Carrier Scholarship recipients
  • 2014 Hero & Rising Star Awards
  • Silent auction, cork pull and more!

Click here to sponsor or register.


Presenting Sponsor





 Bag Sponsor

The Arlington Highlands


Speaker Sponsor

Texas Health Arlington Memorial


Centerpiece Sponsor

Sugar Bee Sweets Bakery


Silver Sponsors

Affiliated Bank

Frost Bank

Kleiman Evangelista Eye Center


Southwest Bank

Sutton Frost Cary LLP

Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC 


Design Sponsor

Art by Ellie

Governor's Small Business Forum in Arlington on October 29
The Governor's Small Business Forum (GSBF) will be held in Arlington at the Convention Center on Wednesday October 29, 2014. GSBF, sponsored by the Texas Governor's Office, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Arlington Chamber and local partners, are designed to give entrepreneurs and small businesses valuable tools, skills, and knowledge needed to thrive in today's fast-paced economy. Featuring a wide range of instructive seminars and expert speakers offering vital information on both public and private resources, the forum provides a great opportunity to network and connect with industry specialists, government officials, service providers, and other regional businesses. Click here to sponsor or register.  
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