Chamber News

Baylor-Affiliated Hope Clinic Moves to New Facility, Receives Top National Recognition

18 March, 2015

Hope Clinic in Garland has a lot to celebrate these days. The 501(c)3 non-profit, faith-based community clinic has been providing medical care and resources for Garland’s medically indigent since 2002, operating out of small, overcrowded quarters. It recently moved into a newly renovated facility that more than doubles patient-care space.

Manufacturing Institute Honors Jo Ann Brumit, CEO at KARLEE Company

10 March, 2015

The Manufacturing Institute announced they will award Jo Ann Brumit with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology. Engineering and Production) Award. The STEP Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to the C Suite.

KARLEE Introduces Forward Thinking “Velocifab” Initiative.

3 February, 2015

Garland, TX based WBENC certified woman-owned manufacturer launches a game changing rapid response solution with reduced prototype and production lead times.

Richland College Garland Campus Offers Night and Weekend Classes

17 November, 2014

Richland College Garland Campus is offering night and weekend classes for the spring semester in the areas of AutoCAD, SolidWorks, machine operator, welding and IC3 certification. Classes begin Jan. 3.

Garland Fire Fighters Turn Out in Pink this October

23 October, 2014

Across North America, fire fighters are wearing pink to support the fight against breast cancer

Garland Chamber Supports Local School Bond Election

20 October, 2014

On Oct. 8, 2014, the Garland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted in favor of a recommendation brought forth by the Chamber's Executive Committee to support making a $5,000 contribution to the GISD Bond Political Action Committee. See the letter of support below for additional information.

Manufacturing Day a Huge Success in Garland, Texas

7 October, 2014

In honor of National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 3, 2014, the Garland Chamber of Commerce and Dallas County Manufacturers’ Association hosted an Appreciation Breakfast recognizing the significance of manufacturing in the global economy and expressing our gratitude for the positive impact of the industry in Garland, Texas.

William McDade Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for Manufacturing Day Appreciation Breakfast

25 September, 2014

We are pleased to announce that William McDade has accepted the invitation to join us at this first-time event as our keynote speaker. McDade is the Senior Vice President of Rapid Continuous Improvement & Capital Planning for Dr. Pepper Snapple Group.

Earn the Attention of Your Business Prospects in 4 Simple Steps

30 July, 2014

The topic is how to market business-to-business. Not a small topic. In fact, it is vast. So let’s paint with a broad stroke and isolate four critical actions that you must take to develop a high-functioning B2B plan.

6 Ways to Find, Hire and Keep Great Employees

2 July, 2014

We business owners are all looking for the right people to surround ourselves with. We’re looking for people who are willing to be led and to lead others. With that in mind, here are 6 things you can do to fully engage your employees and 6 qualities you can look for to hire and keep an employee with great potential. You may notice some similarities in the two lists.

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