June 2017 Newsletter



WOW, May was a very busy month with the city elections, the Guild Mortgage Ribbon Cutting, the LaCore Enterprises being introduced to our community, and our Music in the Park with Tony Ramey (with a special thanks to WhistleStop Café for letting us move in on their business due to rainy weather).  Plus, we have recently welcomed the following new members to our Chamber networking group:

  • Airview A/C, owner Sergio Perez
  • Appian Commercial Realty, Collin Flynn
  • Fairway Independent Mortgage, Marla Butler
  • LaCore Enterprises, Kim Dean
  • Mama Suzy’s Sweets and Eats, Suzy Sauls
  • WR Briggs Realty Corp, Bill Briggs
  • Armortek, Clint Murphy
  • US Health Advisors, Rick Glenn 
  • Romano’s Pizza Cafe, Sharif Alshawish
  • East Side Church of Christ, Jackie Wilkins
  • Thomas Redwine, Attorney at Law
  • Connections Counseling Center, Katherine Bell Thomasy

It’s so good to have them join our networking group and watch how we are growing and making a difference.  You can get their detailed information on our website directory at www.vanalstynechamber.org

This summer is going to prove to be just as busy so please, mark your calendars for the upcoming events and watch our Facebook and Website for more details:

June 3 – Friends of the Library 1st Saturday Breakfast – 7:00 – 10:00 AM – All you can eat for $5 at the Van Alstyne Community Center

June 6 – Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting – 5:00 – 7:00 PM (Welcome Center)

June 14 – Networking Breakfast – 8:00 AM – hosted by US Health Advisors, Rick Glenn (at the Welcome Center)

June 19 – Brown Bag Luncheon at Grayson College – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Guest speaker Fred D’Lizarraga, Sr VP-COO, Palladium (USA) International, Inc

June 27 – Music in the Park – Walker & White – 6:30 – 8:00 PM – Dorothy Fielder Park

July 11 – Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting – 5:00 – 7:00 PM (Welcome Center)

July 12 – Networking Breakfast – 8:00 AM – hosted by Grayson College, Kim Williams (at the Welcome Center)

July 25 –  Music in the Park – The Bodarks – 6:30 – 8:00 PM – Dorothy Fielder Park

August 9 – Networking Breakfast – 8:00 AM

August 15 – Music in the Park – Big Gus 6:30 – 8:00 PM

FallderAll is on the calendar for October 21st.  Please get your craft/vendor applications completed and submitted as soon as possible so that you don’t get left out of this exciting community event.  The application is attached to this email, please you can locate it on our website.

The Van Alstyne Chamber of Commerce is always looking for volunteers to serve in our local activities and on our board of directors.  Please let us know where you would like to fit into and serve our citizens.

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