Member News

New Premiere Preschool Under Construction in Allen, TX

Allen, TX
10/18/2020 02:44 PM
The newest member of the Allen, TX community is joining area families soon!... Read more

Water Usage and Conservation

Allen, TX
09/02/2020 02:20 PM
As North Texans enter the month of September, the final month of peak water usage, and prepare our landscapes for the fall, it is important to take the necessary steps to properly conserve water. In the state of Texas, July-September is considered the peak months when customers see spikes in their water usage due to outdoor watering practices. Water bills are typically higher due to soaring temperatures, while conservation of this natural resource is typically lower. As homeowners and residents close out the summer and enter the cooler months ahead, here are three simple ways to know more, and water less.... Read more

Local Candidate Interviews

 
08/25/2020 11:16 AM
Collin County Votes has published interviews with local candidates.... Read more

Chamber adds new program to help businesses succeed

Allen, TX
08/07/2020 11:26 AM
The Mission of the Business Success Advocate Team is to act as a liaison between the Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce and its members by ensuring all Chamber Members take advantage of their membership benefits and learn how to stay engaged and up to date with all programs the Chamber has to offer, thus enabling businesses to prosper.... Read more

Money Magazine lists Best Small Business Loans of 2020

 
07/28/2020 02:51 PM
The Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program originally meant to expire on June 30, 2020, has been extended until August 8. While businesses have up to that date to apply, lenders participating in the program may stop accepting applications before then. Check with your lender for cut-off dates.... Read more

FASTSIGNS® DONATES VEHICLE WRAP

 
07/27/2020 12:38 PM
FASTSIGNS® of Allen recently donated a vehicle wrap for Patrol Stories, a local organization that fosters positive interactions between Law Enforcement and the communities they serve... Read more

Allen, TX Reveals New Storefront: The Entire City

Allen, TX
07/15/2020 02:08 PM
Created with local life in mind, a new collaboration of Allen, TX organizations announces concentrated #ShopAllenTX campaign

To help boost the reopening efforts of the Allen business community, Allen Convention and Visitors Bureau, the city’s destination marketing agency, is collaborating with the City of Allen, Allen Economic Development Corporation and the Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce to develop an “Authentically Allen” Shop Local campaign as part of the City of Allen Economic Recovery Task Force initiatives.... Read more

Just In: Deadline to Apply for PPP Forgiveness is Extended to Dec. 31

Allen, TX
06/12/2020 12:04 PM
The Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury of the United States released the Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application and detailed instructions for the application.... Read more

TRANSWORLD BUSINESS ADVISORS EXPANDS NORTH DALLAS/FT WORTH OPERATIONS

MCKINNEY, TX
05/15/2020 12:43 PM
World’s Leading Business Broker Sees Significant Activity From Buyers and Sellers... Read more

Medical City Healthcare Announces $100,000 Grant to Fight Hunger

 
04/15/2020 12:27 PM
In response to COVID-19, Medical City Healthcare’s parent company, HCA Healthcare, has allocated more than $1 million in charitable funds through the HCA Healthcare Foundation and a tax-exempt trust to aid COVID-19 relief efforts and address community needs across the country.... Read more

Cares Act

Allen, TX
04/06/2020 02:11 PM
The Small business owner's guide to the Cares Act... Read more

Small Business Loans through CARES Act

 
04/03/2020 09:51 AM
The CARES Act went into full effect this week.  What does this mean for our business?  See the comparison we have made for your use.... Read more

March Ambassador Spotlight

 
03/25/2020 10:24 AM
April Smith is the owner of Allen based independent agency April Smith Insurance Agency, where she is an expert in employee benefits at no cost to the employer.... Read more

Ana Gonzalez joined the Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce in February, 2020

Allen, TX
02/18/2020 11:10 AM
She graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in Radio/Television/Film and went on to have a career in television that spanned 20 years. During this time, she worked in commercial television, sports broadcasting, and local government programming.  She has won numerous state and national awards for producing, editing and writing, including two Lone Star EMMY's.... Read more

February Ambassador Spotlight - Ken Hendrix, Kountry Specialties, LLC

Allen, TX
02/18/2020 10:37 AM
Ken Hendrix has 38 years’ experience in the Processed Meat Industry and totally understands the importance of Customer Service. His gift pack offerings are perfect for any occasion.... Read more

Kim Hannan: November Ambassador of the Month

Allen, TX
12/18/2019 01:13 PM
Congratulations to Kim Hannan, the Chamber's November Ambassador of the Month.  Kim is instrumental in assisting membership staff with Ambassador minutes and retention.  Well deserved honor, Kim!... Read more

WORKSUITES Opens 20th location in Allen, Texas

Allen, TX
11/15/2019 03:43 PM
Dallas-based coworking operation WORKSUITES is opening its 20th location and its first in the booming office market of Allen.

“Obviously the metroplex has been expanding to the north for a long time, and we get so many requests for office space north of Plano.  We are very excited to finally have a location to serve the Allen/McKinney market,” WORKSUITES CEO and Founder Flip Howard said.... Read more

Congratulations to Shirley White-Stevens

Allen, TX
11/12/2019 10:47 AM
Shirley was recognized at Tuesday Morning Live on November 12, 2019 as the October Ambassador of the Month.... Read more

September Ambassador of the Month

Allen, TX
10/25/2019 12:21 PM
Congratulations to Charlotte Majzner, Ambassador Club Chair, and Realtor with Fathom Realty!

Charlotte has earned the distinction of being our September Ambassador of the Month.  Thank you, Charlotte, for all you do for the Chamber and our members!... Read more

It's Ashley's Turn!

Allen, TX
09/17/2019 04:16 PM
Ashley Dambold, Advancial Federal Credit Union, was recognized this week as August's Ambassador of the Month!  Congratulations and well deserved.... Read more

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