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The Grapevine & HEB Chambers of Commerce are joining forces on July 15th to host their annual Joint Membership Luncheon at Grapevine Convention Center. This year's speaker will be DFW Airport's CEO, Sean Donohue, discussing how DFW Airport has handled the pandemic while "Surviving, Thriving & Flying". DFW Airport connects the North Texas region with nonstop service to over 200 destinations on five continents and is consistently ranked among the best large airports for customer service. DFW Airport plays an instrumental role in the region, historically producing more than $37 billion in annual economic impact and generating an average of 60,000 jobs on the airport each year. In his role as CEO, Mr. Donohue is responsible for the management, operation and strategic planning of the Airport. Mr. Donohue joined DFW International Airport in 2013, following a 28-year career in the airline industry in various executive roles with Virgin Australia Airlines and United Airlines. He serves on the executive committee of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). In addition, he serves on the board of Atmos Energy and several boards for community organizations in the Dallas Fort Worth region. Mr. Donohue graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Economics and is a native of Massachusetts. He is married and has five children. The cost of the luncheon is $25 with a reservation by 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 13, or $40 after that date. Reservations can be made by visiting the Chamber website events page, contacting us at (817) 4811522, or emailing info@grapevinechamber.org.



Kelly Langdon PO Box 459 Grapevine, TX 76099 (817) 233-5793

Dr. Rick Navarro 2451 W. Grapevine Mills Cir., Ste.301 Grapevine, TX 76051 (817) 320-2401

Kurt Gonzales 1904 Casa Lona Ct. Grapevine, TX 76051 (469) 389-2728


Marshall Chapman 5114 Heatherdale Dr. Grapevine, TX 76051 (817) 330-9655

Tonya Garces 2451 W. Grapevine Mills Cir., #400 Grapevine, TX 76051 (817) 929-0177


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Each month your Grapevine Chamber works to bring a diverse selection of speakers who cover various important topics. Our June luncheon speaker was Professor Jeff Willie, leadership consultant and Executive Director of the John Maxwell Leadership Team. Jeff’s message “Change Your World” was inspiring and uplifting to so many that were in attendance. If you have not had the opportunity to attend, I invite you to attend. This is not only a great time for networking but more importantly, adds value, as you get to interact with the speakers. For the remainder of 2021, we will feature several dynamic leaders in various fields of business that you won't want to miss. Our luncheons are even more fun with the generous door prizes that are provided by our Chamber businesses. This is a great way to get your business name recognized and network with other business owner/representatives that may have won your door prize. I strongly encourage each of you to take the time to attend the next luncheon and beyond. Be there to participate and network with businesses that make your Grapevine Chamber the Five Star Chamber that it is. I wish each of you a very active and healthy Summer! Yours in hospitality and service, Phil Cunningham 2021 Chairman of the Board

CHAIR Phil Cunningham What a Shine! Enterprises CHAIR - ELECT Trudy Cresswell Grapevine Mills, A Simon Company IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR LeAnn Brown Silver Oak Commercial Realty TREASURER Klint Guerry Sewell BMW of Grapevine VICE CHAIR BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS Kosse Maykus Maykus Homes & Neighborhoods RaDonna Hessel Grapevine Chamber CEO

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Darla Denton Devin Designs Florist Vicki Dale NerdsToGo Thomas Egan Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Ana Erwin Community Impact Newspaper Dana Gibson Holiday Inn Express Kelly Schwartz Legoland / Sea Life Rick Stacy Stacy Furniture & Design Joseph Stanyer Texas Gun Experience Mike Ward Classic Chevrolet Sue Wykes Coldwell Banker Residential

EX-OFFICIO Amanda Calongne State Representative Giovanni Capriglione Chief of Staff

Thank you to our sponsor:

Paul W. McCallum Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Sharon McCloskey DFW International Airport, VP Customer Experience Bruno Rumbelow City of Grapevine City Manager Dr. Robin Ryan GCISD Superintendent


Chris York Baylor Scott & White Medical Center President

FULL SPEED AHEAD Wow! It’s starting to get really exciting here in the Women’s Division! We were lucky to be able to be back to luncheons for the last half of last year and all of this, now we’ve added monthly Happy Hours (really fun if you’ve missed them!), and we’re about to begin six months of full-on volunteering and events to keep everyone very busy! Our Fundraising Events: The 25th Annual Great Taste of Grapevine, Thursday, October 14th at the DFW Lakes Hilton. This is a fun evening enjoying some of our fabulous Grapevine restaurants, as well as a restaurant gift card pull, a wine pull and a couple of raffles. It also happens to be a fantastic opportunity to mingle and treat your clients to a taste of our city (ask us about vouchers). Elves on the Run 5K and Fun Run, Saturday, December 4th at Oak Grove Park on Grapevine lake. This family-friendly event is a way to put some outdoor recreation in your holiday season and visit with our Elves. Our events have helped the Women’s Division give back more than $282,000 to the children and seniors in our community—and that’s just since 2015!! Our Volunteer Opportunities: Back-to-School Fair is Saturday, August 7th. The Women’s Division will provide more than 1,500 children in GCISD with the supplies they need to begin the school year ready to learn. This is always a very rewarding event for our volunteers! Grapefest will be held the weekend of September 16-19th. This is also a fundraising opportunity for the Women’s Division, but for our members, it's a fun weekend of helping where we are needed & being social! Interviewing Grapevine seniors about their needs and holiday wish list in October. Connecting with the seniors is one of the most rewarding volunteer opportunities of the year. Holiday Angel Tree gift delivery, Saturday, December 18th. Every year, we deliver gifts and household items to approximately 100 seniors in our community. If you’ve ever participated in this, you know immediately how much your efforts are appreciated! Helping with the Great Taste and Elves on the Run. Both of these events need volunteers to get them ready ahead of time and the day of the event. Please join us! Check us out at a luncheon, a Happy Hour, or get in touch with us. The Chamber website has more information on everything we do and a sign-up link for our luncheons which are held the second Tuesday of every month. You can also email me (Sharon Smith) at sssmith33@me.com with any questions you may have. Be well and S.E.R.V.E. Sharon Smith 2021 WOMEN'S DIVISION CHAIR


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Clint Reese (817) 938-7822 PO Box 1685 Aledo, TX 76008

Darren Rich (510) 225-8794 2931 Mesa Verde Trail Grapevine, TX 76051


SUFFOLK CONSTRUCTION John Hood (469) 872-5600 901 Main St., #5100 Dallas, TX 75202

Justin Madison (469) 442-9008 Irving, TX 75063




Rob Summerlin (817) 421-4190 729 Grapevine Hwy, Ste 178 Hurst, TX 76054

Matthew Perez (214) 771-8051 PO Box 1101 Grapevine, TX 76099

Nick Walker (817) 822-8297 8849 Davis Blvd., Suite 500 Keller, TX 76248



Elise Bell (682) 287-6200 Ext. 28 726 Commerce St., Ste 109 Southlake, TX 76092

LaTessa Jacobs (432) 260-8973 2100 Greenwood Dr., Ste 120 Southlake, TX 76092


Business Over Coffee

The Network

1st & 3rd Tuesdays VARIOUS LOCATIONS


This morning networking group has a time for spotlight speakers, as well as one-on-one networking

Learn the best practices of how to network while networking.


Business Builders

Ian O'Connor (817) 513-3920 513 Westbury Drive Grapevine, TX 76051

Economic Development

4th Wednesday BLANKENSHIP BUSINESS CENTER In partnership with the City, This lunch networking group promotes the area for new has a time for spotlight business, business expansion speakers, as well as one-onand retention, as well as one networking. addresses concerns of local businesses. At each meeting a different guest speaker shares about an upcoming project or a topic of community interest.

4th Wednesday ESPARZA'S

Airport Cities VFW Post 10454 Joseph Campbell (817) 481-6768 Angels' Attic Mary Burzic (817) 251-9451 Ashlins, Ltd. Debbie Kellum (817) 442-0400 Axiom Worldwide Logistix, Inc. Maribel Chijon (469) 242-4400 Baja Mex Grill Tania Castanon (817) 488-4442 Bob's Steak & Chop House Monte Morris (817) 481-5555 Boxed and Contained Lisa Pacioni (682) 758-2913 Brown Chiropractic Kelly Brown (817) 481-7025 Cambria Southlake DFW North Dylan Loftis (817) 329-1010

DFW Honda Tony Azcona (817) 421-4663 Digital Creations-USA Derek North (817) 416-1815 Drifting Sands Travel, LLC Marianne Rayermann (817) 488-6505 Ebby Halliday Realtors Rhoda Truitt (817) 481-3530 Edd's Towing Lance Hight (817) 431-4569 Edward Jones / Robyn Scott Robyn Scott, CFP, AAMS (817) 488-2733 EECU Donna Thomas (817) 882-0790 Enclave At Grapevine Ann Marie Price (972) 355-5500 First Baptist Church Grapevine Grady Watson (817) 488-8573

Caritas Creative, LLC Danielle Milliken (573) 579-4068

First Financial Bank, N.A. Travis Parker (817) 722-8983

Center for Women Entrepreneurs Tracy Irby (940) 898-2895

First National Bank Southlake Rob Schmidt (817) 305-0717

Chocolate Moonshine Company Jennifer Dean (817) 527-6499

Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains Marilyn Jones (817) 735-5311

Christian Brothers Automotive Chuck Paschke (817) 410-7200

Grapevine Food Tour Katherine Box (678) 539-7713

Data Shredding Services Lee Wright (817) 442-5005

Grapevine Psychology Kari Leavell (817) 329-5041

Grapevine Station Apartments & Cottages Cheyanne Seely (817) 601-0409

Marinas of Lake Grapevine John Swick (972) 488-1314

Grapevine StorageHouse, Ltd. Tony Scarton (817) 488-8181

Mercedes Benz Grapevine Zach Gilbert (817) 310-7300

Henthorn Commercial Construction James Kilroy (214) 808-2997

MiMutual Mortgage Bob Duane (817) 527-3200

Hilton Garden Inn DFW North/Grapevine Adrian Perez (817) 421-1172 Hop and Sting Brewing Company Lane Joseph (817) 488-2337

NJ Graphic Design Nathaniel Neal (817) 329-9911 North Texas Orthopedics & Sports Medicine & Rehab Lora Fulmer (817) 481-2121

HR Catalyst Consulting Melinda Mitford (214) 546-4625

Olive Garden Grapevine Corey Spinks (817) 251-0222

Hurst Autoplex Breece Higgins (214) 770-2488

Painting with a Twist Colleen Coppenger (817) 328-8788

Independent Financial Denise Nordling (682) 325-5228

RE/MAX Unlimited Tracey Dierolf (817) 481-5851

JP and Associates REALTORS Gina Black (817) 683-7986

Resort at 925 Main Kim Linebaugh (817) 442-5490

KS2 Technologies Jim Looft (817) 310-1800 Law Office of Christopher P. Hamm, PLLC Christopher Hamm (817) 494-0391 Loveria Caffe Andrea Matteucci (817) 932-2771 Main Street Barber Shop Vanessa Flores (817) 251-0243

Rocket Fizz Ted Winter (817) 913-9008

Smart Realty DeWayne Smart (817) 999-3067 Southside Bank Fenil Punnoose (817) 367-5817 Temporaries of Texas Mike Sheils (817) 481-1108 The Vineyards Campground & Cabins Randy Sell (817) 410-3474 TLC Electrical Thomas Church (817) 424-2684 Toll Global Forwarding Justin Ferreira (817) 424-1178 Transplace Mollie Bailey (214) 436-8232 Trinity Metro Melissa Chrisman (817) 215-8640 White's Chapel United Methodist Church Sterling Smith 817-481-4147 XM Performance Lisa Valle (817) 847-0282

Runyon's Fine Furniture Bo Runyon (817) 490-0082 Scott Electric Mike Scott (817) 490-9207 SIG/Dansby & Associates Joel Dansby (469) 408-0770

Simmons Bank Manhattan Construction Beth Edmond Company (817) 916-6216 John Hero WWW.GRAPEVINECHAMBER.ORG (214) 438-6716

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Diana has been a member of the Grapevine Chamber for three years and an ambassador for two years. She has been active in the chamber and is an alumni of the 2020-2021 COVID-19 class of Leadership Grapevine. A Grapevine resident with one son (who recently moved to Colorado Springs with her Grand Dog and his girlfriend), Diana is an active member of several JEEP clubs, and if there is an adventure going on that’s where you will find her! With a strong background in public relations, building community connections, and networking, people who truly know Diana recognize her many gifts. She has the ability to quickly and accurately assess the needs of others. Her dedication to community has helped put a facelift on Grapevine's transitional housing operated by GRACE. She also funded a teachers recognition program in the GCISD, Irving, and Northwest school districts, acknowledging teachers helping parents and children thrive during the pandemic. Diana is a self-starter who served in the Air Force. She brings her caring heart and tenacious attitude to the community and is inspiring to others. After 13 years in the Airline Industry she found another company whose mission is HOPE “Helping Other People Every day”. She has been with US Health Advisors for three years which helps small businesses, self-employed, and families on employer plans find more affordable options for their private health insurance. If you're tired of Open Enrollment, ask about available plans guaranteed renewable to age 65!!!!

Diana Seiffert (817) 692-8860 diana.seiffert@ushadvisors.com




DIAMOND SPONSORS Bank of the West City of Grapevine Classic Chevrolet/ The Thompson Group Kubota Paycom Southland Holdings

PLATINUM SPONSORS Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Grapevine Frost Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Sewell Cadillac and Sewell BMW of Grapevine

GOLD SPONSORS Bob Moore Construction, Inc. Boeing Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages CornerStone Staffing Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center Oncor Electric Delivery Phelps Dunbar LLP Prosperity Bank

SILVER SPONSORS Courtyard/TownePlace Suites by Marriott First Financial Bank, NA Independent Financial Republic Services Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake Texas Oncology

BRONZE SPONSORS 121 Community Church Atmos Energy Blagg Tire & Service Brightview Landscaping First Bank of Texas Five Star Subaru of Grapevine Foust & Son Funeral Home Grapevine Mills Grubbs Infiniti Lucas Family Funeral Homes Marinas of Lake Grapevine OIG/ Office Interiors Group REXEL, USA Stacy Furniture & Design Trinity Metro Wright Development Co., Inc.



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Chamber Office Closed



8:33 am Membership Event Team Captain's Meeting Blankenship Business Center








11:45 am Women's Division Luncheon Blankenship Business Center


8:30-9:30 am AMPT Morning Mingle Venture X


5:00 pm AMPT Young Professionals Happy Hour (ages 21-39) Farina's




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Joint Membership Luncheon with HEB Chamber Grapevine Convention Center






5:30 pm Ambassador Summer Social Location TBA

4:00 pm Golf Committee Meeting Blankenship Business Center





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