CHAMBER NEWS

HEB Chamber of Commerce Announces New Board Members for 2018

The HEB Chamber is pleased to announce our new Board members, with terms beginning in 2018: Kevin Ball, KB Handyman; Kevin Coder, Allen Samuels Direct; Mandy Eliot, Keller Williams; Eric Gachelin, Congrowence, Inc.; Susan Shaw, Shaw Insurance; Howard Shotwell, R & D Associates; Buck Weatherby, U.S. Concrete and Jamie Whisman, Liberty Bank. Thank you for your service and welcome to the HEB Chamber Board!

Tips for the Solar Eclipse

Dr. Jerry Latham of Harwood Vision in Bedford, Texas has been receiving numerous calls about the solar eclipse happening on Monday.  He sent out the following information to his clients, and we thought we’d share it here as well:

“This is in response to the numerous phone calls we have received with questions about the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st.  Your everyday activities can be carried on as you normally would, including driving.  During this time, please avoid looking DIRECTLY at the sun without appropriate protection.  This can be a fun event if done correctly but should not cause stress or avoidance of your daily routine.  You can visit NASA’s website to view other frequently asked questions at https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/faq.  They also have a few fun activities for both children and adults, including making a Cereal Box Eclipse Viewer at https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-kit.”

 

HEB Chamber Names Margaret Hall “Chamber Member of the Month” for July 2017

Margaret Hall, of Strategic Wealth Management, is a longtime member of the Chamber, and a longtime contributor! She regularly attends luncheons and after-hours events, and she’s at almost every ribbon cutting. As an Ambassador, she’s very diligent about making Care Calls and turning in her documentation – in fact, in July alone, she made 10 calls. Because she brings a “wealth” of experience and energy to the Chamber, she’s was named the Member of the Month for July.  Margaret was recognized at the recent HEB Chamber Luncheon held in Hurst.

SERVPRO Blood Drive!

Be a part of something great! SERVPRO has partnered with Carter Blood Care to give everyone in our community the chance to #GIVEFORLIFE and become a #SERVPROHERO and donate blood to help save lives. So stop in to donate and enjoy lunch on SERVPRO or stop by and show your support and have an ice cold water or soda on us! They will also have hourly raffle drawings so don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to meet others in your community and be a hero. The event is Friday, August 18, 2017, from 10am-2pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

The link below will take you to our Facebook event. We would appreciate it if you gave our event a shout out.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1831801260467594/

Please sign up for a slot through the link below. Should help us track how many we are going to have donate. If we get enough we can request a bus as well.

Blood Drive Hosted by
SERVPRO –  Grapevine/N.E. Tarrant Co./HEB
(Click here to sign up to donate)

Operation Back 2 School Wants to help 6,000 HEB ISD Students this year!

Did you know that 55% of HEB ISD students come from homes that are economically disadvantaged? The goal of Operation Back 2 School is to supply these students with a new backpack, school supplies and provide their parents with resources to help all year long.

This year the goal is 6,000 students! With less than 2 weeks until the big event we have 2,000 kids remaining that need your help.

You can help a student start the year off right for just $30 or help a whole classroom full of kids for $600. Sponsor a student and then sign up to volunteer on that day to see the kid’s smiles and their eyes light up when they pick out their new backpack!

Saturday, August 12
9am-4pm

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