January 11, 2016
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State of the County


May 5

Spirit of America "Salute to Small Business"


June 3

 12th Annual Golf Tournament 

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Chamber New Member Orientation - January 15 at 11:30 a.m.
Business Over Breakfast is TOMORROW,
January 12 - sponsored by Price Right
Business Over Breakfast (BOB) is 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." Remember - every attendee may be a future customer!
Please register here for the 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 12 BOB event (TOMORROW) -  sponsored by Price Right Professional Landscaping & Tree Service.
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Arlington Chamber Young Professionals
 Happy Hour THIS THURSDAY, January 14
The ACYP Happy Hour is a come-and-go event providing members with the
opportunity for networking, building relationships and exchanging business cards with our community's young professionals. The ACYP Happy Hour is THIS THURSDAY, January 14 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Restaurant 506 in The Sanford House. Click here to register for this fun event sponsored by the University of Texas at Arlington Athletics. You may even win a great prize!
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 New/Prospective Member Chamber Orientation THIS FRIDAY, January 15
Not sure if a Chamber membership is worth the investment? Want to learn how to get the most out of your new Chamber membership? Then attend THIS FRIDAY'S Chamber Orientation Luncheon and begin to maximize your membership investment. This session provides guidance in understanding the products, services and networking opportunities available through your Chamber.
Chamber Orientation is THIS FRIDAY, January 15 at 11:30 a.m. at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. This "new or prospective member" lunch is complimentary, but we ask you to register here so that we may plan for catering.
Women's Alliance Health & Wellness Event is Tuesday, January 19
The 2016 Women's Alliance Health & Wellness event "Achieving Your Healthiest Self" will be from 4:30-7:30
p.m. on Tuesday, January 19 at the University of Texas at Arlington. Women's Alliance members and those women interested in spending an evening to focus on their personal health, well-being & potential are encouraged to attend. Enjoy a Physician Panel and breakout sessions from experts who live to help others achieve their healthiest self. Attendees have a chance to win valuable prizes and ALL leave with a swag bag full of gift items.  Click here to learn more and register.
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Chamber After Hours at Dave & Busters's on Tuesday, January 26
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.
Chamber After Hours will be Tuesday, January 26 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Dave & Buster's. Please register here for networking, fun and door prizes.
Arlington ISD Student Internship Program -
Chamber Members Encouraged to Submit Interest Form in January
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is working with the Arlington ISD to secure at least 100 new internship opportunities for the 2016-2017 school year. The internships will benefit AISD high school juniors and seniors who wish to have a learning experience in entry level and middle skill jobs. Chamber members are encouraged to participate.  
Click here to complete the interest form.
State of the County Address is March 17
Come hear Judge B. Glen Whitley speak about the highlights of the past year and the forecast for 2016, while having an opportunity to showcase to city/county businesses, civic and city leaders.
The 2016 State of the County Luncheon Address will be Thursday, March 17 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Arlington. Click here to sponsor or register.
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Small Business of Year Nominations
Now Being Accepted
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce recognizes small businesses in the community (a for-profit, a non-profit and a Veteran-owned) for their business achievements, innovation, response to adversity and contributions to aid community-oriented projects.
To nominate a business, please complete the form found here. Nomination forms must be submitted by February 19, 2016.
Upcoming Networking Events

Invitation to Become Career, Technology, and Higher Education Investigations Guest Speaker/Advisor
Career, Technical, and Higher Education Investigations is a technology embedded course that will provide students with opportunities to develop technology skills they will use throughout high school and into college and career while actively investigating their career options for the upcoming years in high school and beyond. The Chamber is working with AISD to invite business leaders the opportunity to talk directly with 8th grade students about emerging career opportunities within your industry. We are asking member organizations who are willing, to speak at one or more district-wide 8th grade class assembly and/or present a demonstration at an on-campus "Career Day" to inspire and encourage students to imagine a multitude of career options. All organizations of any size are encouraged to participate. To register, please click here.
$17,500 in Scholarship Money Available to
Arlington ISD Students
As part of the Champion Education Initiative, the Arlington Chamber Foundation is offering seven $2,500 scholarships to 2015-2016 graduating Arlington ISD students who plan to attend either the University of Texas at Arlington or Tarrant County College. To download the application, please click here.
Welcome December, 2015 New Members
    Anjani Amin, MD, PA
    PF Engineering & Construction Services LLC.



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