Chamber News

Announcing Our Newest Team Member

10 November, 2015

The Garland Chamber of Commerce staff is thrilled to announce the newest addition to the Chamber team, Alexander Helgar.

Manufacturing Sustainable Success

28 October, 2015

“Manufacturing isn’t sexy.” That seemed to be the common theme among members of the manufacturing panel hosted by the Garland Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 26 at its Monthly Luncheon event. Representatives from three local manufacturers, MAPEI, Spectrum Brands Global Auto Care and Packaging Corporation of America, gave audience members a brief glimpse into the world of manufacturing during Monday’s presentation, and while it may not be “sexy,” it certainly is significant.

Members Stay Connected in October

28 October, 2015

This October, 19 local businesses made the decision to spend another year taking advantage of all the connections and resources made available through the Garland Chamber of Commerce. Thank you all for your commitment to economic growth and business success in Garland!

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.

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