Chamber News

Adopt a Kettle for a Day

26 October, 2015

As Bell Ringers, volunteers help bring in the joy of the holiday season to millions across the world. For many people, seeing the red kettles and ringers signal that Christmas is here.

Shadowing Success: Garland Students Explore Career Options Through Job Matching

30 September, 2015

The Garland Chamber of Commerce is well known in the community and the region for being The Connecting Source, a reputation that rings especially true in the organization’s most recent collaboration with the Garland Independent School District.

KARLEE Hosts Manufacturing Day Event

28 September, 2015

The widening workforce skills gap dramatically underscores the importance of the fourth-annual Manufacturing Day, Oct. 2, when an estimated 2,000 events will take place in factories and plants across the country to introduce as many people as possible to the significant role played by manufacturing, including right here in Garland.

Area Manufacturers to be Honored at Chamber's Annual Event

24 September, 2015

Annual Appreciation Event Pays Tribute to the Significance of Manufacturing in the Global and Local Economy

Congratulations to the Winners of the 31st Annual Partnership Golf Tournament

23 September, 2015

The Garland Chamber of Commerce hosted more than 240 golfers at Firewheel Golf Park on Sept. 18, 2015 for the 31st Annual Partnership Golf Tournament. Thank you to each of the sponsors and volunteers who helped make this event a success, and congratulations to the following winners! We hope to see you all next year for the 32nd Annual Tournament on Sept. 16, 2016.

Refining Our Role in Economic Development

25 August, 2015

You may already know that the Garland Chamber of Commerce has been in town helping local businesses succeed for 120 years, but did you know that the organization has also been directly involved with the economic development of Garland for 20 of those years?

The Business of Being an Intern

24 August, 2015

If you've stopped by the Chamber lately, or joined us at an event, you may have already had the privilege of meeting our student intern, Tim Zaman. Tim comes to us from Garland High School as part of the Career Prep Course led by instructor Jerri Scribner. Through a combination of classroom curriculum and real-world job experience, Tim is learning how to best prepare for his future. As such, one of his tasks was to reflect on the summer here at the Chamber and share with you all what he's learned in his first two months as an intern.

Congratulations to the Members of Leadership Garland Class 35

7 August, 2015

The Garland Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Garland Steering Committee are proud to announce the members of Leadership Garland Class 35.

Moving Forward with Garland's New City Manager

29 July, 2015

In just three months on the job, newly-appointed City Manager Bryan Bradford has faced some significant challenges at the helm of Garland’s local government. Through various forms of crisis, he and the dedicated City staff and elected officials serving alongside him have maintained the highest level of professionalism and done much to protect the reputation of the city. Perhaps an even bigger feat, Bradford and his team have succeeded in building confidence among residents that Garland is truly a place one can be proud to claim as home.

Announcing Our Newest Team Member

30 June, 2015

The Garland Chamber of Commerce staff is thrilled to announce the newest addiction to the Chamber team, Tim Zaman. Tim joins us as our Summer Intern, or as CEO Paul Mayer refers to him, the Director of First Impressions. Whatever the title, Tim will now be the first face you see in the Chamber office and will serve as an assistant to his fellow Chamber team members.

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