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Network The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Newsletter

Vol. 21 No. 10 October 2013

Governor’s Small Business Forum pg. 6

Chamber University pg. 6

Hub City BBQ Results pg. 12

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In the news this month: Governor’s Small Business Forum.......................... 5 Chamber University................................................ 6 Business Mercado.................................................... 7 Ambassador of the Month...................................... 8 Hub City BBQ Results............................................12

2013 Board of Directors Executive Committee

Chairman Carlos Morales, Caprock Home Health Services Chairwoman-Elect Alona Bessinger, Suddenlink Communication Immediate Past Chairman Tim Collins, Collins Tile, LLP Treasurer Peter Hur, RFS Financial Services

A Message from the Chamber Since 1913, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce’s mission of strengthening, promoting and serving its member businesses has positively benefited the entire region and local quality of life. As the largest business federation on the South Plains, the Chamber represents almost 2,200 members who employ approximately 73,000 workers, and account for around $900 million in economic impact in Lubbock and West Texas. This is accomplished without the use of tax dollars. Each day, the Chamber strengthens, promotes and serves its member businesses through numerous programs and events. The Chamber advocates on local, state and federal levels and offers diverse programs for both large and small as well as minority-owned businesses.

Share your News! To submit an article or sponsor an issue, contact the Chamber at (806) 761-7000.

Secretary Eddie McBride , Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Vice Chairman, Business Development Division Sidney Hopper, United Supermarkets, LLC Vice Chairwoman, Communications Division Polly Vann, V-tech Environmental Services Vice Chairwoman, Hispanic Business Divison Irasema Velasquez , Velasquez Insurance and Worksite Benefits Vice Chairwoman, Leadership Division Beth Bridges, South Plains Mall Office Vice Chairman, Legislative Affairs Division Jay Jacobus, Scarborough Specialties, Inc. Vice Chairman, Membership Division Robert Lacy, PYCO Industries, Inc. Hispanic Business Division Representative Gabe Vitela, Texas Land & Cattle Steak House

Board of Directors

Carmen Aguirre, Children’s Advocacy Center of the South Plains Ron Betenbough, Betenbough Homes John Brock, NorthStar Surgical Center Michael Calvillo, Michael Calvillo Bail Bonds Renee G. Davis, Alderson/Mercedes-Benz Scott Fagin, First United Bank Brice Foster, Southwest Bank Linda Gaither, WestMark Realtors- Gaither/Ratclif Sonny Garza, City Bank Clayton Isom, TAO Development Group Dan Jackson, KCBD Brent King, UMC Health System Brandon Mulkey, Chick-fil-A South Plains Crossing David Park, Atmos Energy Richard Parks, Covenant Health Kathy Oaks, American Cancer Society Bill Patton, Robinson, Johnston & Patton, CPAs Tim Perrin, Lubbock Christian University Norval Pollard, City Bank Cathy Pope, StarCare Specialty Health System Cory Powell, Texas Tech University Rudy Rosales, Montelongo’s Mexican Restaurant Shirley Schleuse, Lamar Outdoor Advertising Frank Silvas, AFLAC Diannah Tatum, Sanford & Tatum Insurance Agency David Vroonland, Frenship Independent School District Mitch Watson, FirstBank & Trust Co. Connie Wharton, Mulcahy Wharton Business Consultants Gary Zheng, Lubbock Power & Light

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Calender of Events

Chamber of Commerce Week – October 14 - 18 Business Mercado – October 15 Governor’s Small Business Forum - October 22 Chamber 101 - November 6 First Down Friday Pep Rally – November 8 Chamber University with Glenn Shepard - November 29 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon – December 5

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1,698,360 This number represents each time a business entry is viewed from our directory. When someone searches for a business, each result counts towards these impressions.

First Down Friday Pep Rally, November 8 Brought to you by the Chamber’s Fearless Champions Committee Pep Rally opens at 5 p.m.; Program starts at 5:30 p.m.,

Overton Hotel & Conference Center 2322 Mac Davis Lane Food, drinks and entertainment will be available and admission is free.

October

1 Ribbon Cutting for Gypsy Road - 10 a.m. – 5149 69th St. Ribbon Cutting for Covenant Health’s New Mobile Mammography Bus - 3 p.m. – 4101 22nd Place First Tuesday Networking - 5:30 p.m. – 408 East Woodrow Rd. 2 Ribbon Cutting for CareMinders Home Care -11:30 a.m. – 3824 50th St., Ste A 3 Ribbon Cutting for South Plains Job Fair - 9:45 a.m. – Civic Center Ribbon Cutting for HWY 108: Holistic Wellness and Yoga 4:30 p.m. – 4410 50th St. 4 Ribbon Cutting for the Helen DeVitt Jones Print Studio 6:30 p.m. – 5th & Ave. J 7 Ribbon Cutting for Kids and Maternity Consignment 4:30 p.m. – 8004 Indiana Ave 8 Chamber University: Human Resource - 8 a.m. - City Bank Griffith Center, 5219 City Bank Parkway Leadership Lubbock Committee Meeting - 10:30 a.m. – LCOC 10 Groundbreaking for High Point Village - 11 a.m. – N. Milwaukee at Kent St. Community Prayer Breakfast Committee Meeting - 3 p.m. – LCOC Business After Hours hosted by Crown Point Health Suites 5:30 p.m. – 6640 Iola 11 Legislative Affairs Committee Meeting - 10:30 a.m. – LCOC 15 Business Mercado - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Civic Center 16 Ribbon Cutting for Stonebridge at Ironton - 10 a.m. – 7010 Ironton New Century Leadership Committee Meeting - 11 a.m. – LCOC Executive Committee Meeting - 12 p.m. – LCOC Ambassador Monthly Luncheon - 12 p.m. - National Ranching Heritage Center, 3121 4th St. 17 Ribbon Cutting for Broadway Funeral Directors - 4:30 p.m. – 1901 Broadway 21 Young Professionals Committee Meeting - 12 p.m. – LCOC 22 Governor’s Small Business Forum - 8 a.m. – TTU McKenzie- Merket Alumni Center Ribbon Cutting for Budget Blinds - 4:30 p.m. – 122nd & Frankford #107 23 New Century Leadership Community Day Ribbon Cutting for Moster Law Firm, P.C - 10 a.m. – 4920 S. Loop 289, Ste. 102 24 Texas Independence Day Festival Meeting - 11 a.m. – LCOC Business After Hours hosted by Llano Estacado Winery 5:30 p.m. – 3426 E FM 1585 29 Leadership Lubbock Class Day Chamber University “How to Manage Difficult Employees” with Glenn Shepard - 8 a.m. - Holiday Inn Park Place 31 Board of Directors Meeting - 10 a.m. - Children’s Advocacy Center, 720 Texas Ave. For a complete list of Chamber and member events, visit our calendar online at lubbockchamber.com.

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GOVERNOR’S SMALL BUSINESS FORUM Presented by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce

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Tuesday, October 15 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall 1501 Mac Davis Lane $5.00 Admission Diamond Sponsors:

8:00 8:30 9:00 9:15

Schedule of Events

Registration and light breakfast courtesy of Sam’s Club® Welcome and Announcements Texas Workforce Commissioner Hope Andrade Workforce Solutions South Plains: How Partnering with our Business Services Unit Equips Employers for Success in the Global Market with Martin Aguirre, CEO of Workforce Solutions South Plains 9:45 Veteran’s Resources with Bob Gear, Director of the Texas Veterans Leadership Program 10:00 – 10:20 Networking Break 10:20 Affordable Care Act Update with FirstCare Health Plans 11:00 Third Party Credibility: What is it, Why You Need it & How to Get it with Dr. Gordon Davis, Chairman, CEV Multimedia 11:20 Access to Capital Panel moderated by James Wilhelm, TTU Small Business Development Center 11:45 – 12:00 Networking Break 12:00 – 1:30 State of Texas Small Business Awards Luncheon with economist Dr. Ray Perryman sponsored by Lubbock Economic Development Alliance

October 22, 2013 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. TTU McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center Key Note Speaker:

Dr. Ray Perryman Presented by:

Dr. Ray Perryman is the Founder and President of The Perryman Group (TPG), an economic and financial analysis firm headquartered in Waco, Texas. Cited by major media as “a world-class scholar” and “the most quoted man in Texas,” Ray Perryman is an active participant in the state, national, and world economic scenes and has been honored by the Texas Legislature for his “tireless efforts in helping to build a better Texas”.

To RSVP, please call the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce: (806) 761-7000 Registration is $35 with Chamber members receiving the discounted price of $25

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Chamber University

Sustainable Green Strategies $42 Critical Thinking $42

Business Writing Basics $84

The Lubbock Chamber University introduced 15 new online courses and certifications for September. The Chamber University continues to expand into all areas of business. COMING IN OCTOBER: R2M Engineering, a Lubbock Chamber of Commerce member, will be going live with their first course…. Labeling of Chemicals for Workers and Employees… visit catalog for full course description. Visit Chamber University online library.

Generating Innovative Ideas $84

Emotional Intelligence $70

Basic Presentation Skills $56

COURSE SPECIAL Labeling of Chemicals for Employees $25

Listening Essentials $70

Harvest Luncheon Recap On Sept. 20, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual event to celebrate the area harvest with a Harvest Luncheon presented by sponsor Bayer CropScience (FiberMax) at Plains Cotton Cooperative Association (PCCA). This year’s event featured Texas Agriculture Thank you to College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech for Commissioner providing additional support at the luncheon. Todd Staples. Commissioner Staples spoke about the importance of Lubbock agriculture to the Texas economy. Additionally, he vowed to continue to support private sector job creation and economic

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development across Texas, as well as improve consumer protection from inflation. This year’s luncheon was scheduled by the Lubbock Chamber Agriculture Committee in conjunction with the Fearless Champions Committee to coincide with other activities in Lubbock themed around the “Celebrate Cotton” game that Texas Tech played against Texas State at Jones AT&T Stadium. We would like to thank all of our sponsors who participated in the event, including Bayer CropScience (FiberMax),Vista Bank, The Trinity Commissioner Staples stops to pose with Chamber Company, AgTexas Farm Credit President, Eddie McBride, Services, Capital Farm Credit and PCCA, CEO, Wallace and Ramar Communications. Darneille.


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Chamber 101 Pizza with the President On November 6, make plans to attend Chamber 101 – Pizza with the President from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the San Jacinto room (second floor) at the Wells Fargo Building, 1500 Broadway. If you are a new member of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce or a new employee of a long standing member, attending Chamber 101 is a great way to learn more about the Chamber. Not only will you learn what we do, but how you can get involved. This is also a great opportunity to grow your business network and start building relationships with other members, as well as our volunteers and Chamber staff. The lunch is free to attend for all members and prospective members. To RSVP or for additional information, contact Colleen Evans, Vice President of Membership Services, at colleen.evans@lubbockbiz.org or by phone at (806) 761-7001.

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2013 Business Mercado on Tues., Oct. 15, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall. The Mercado celebrates business and culture while spotlighting Hispanic run and owned businesses including businesses looking to connect with the Hispanic market; it is a smaller version of the Chamber’s highly-successful Business Expo. The Business Mercado leverages branding and marketing opportunities while benefitting from business-to-business networking with more than 45 exhibitors and approximately 900 attendees. For benefits information regarding all sponsorship opportunities, please contact Diana Salazar Fabing at (806) 761-7000 or diana.fabing@lubbockbiz.org.

Texas Tech University Vision 2020 Update Luncheon Report On September 23, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce along with Texas Tech University hosted a luncheon to update the community on the TTU enrollment status at the Overton Hotel. With 375 curious people in attendance and ready to hear about the exciting new announcements from the TTU system, the room was filled with excitement and positive thoughts. The speakers for the luncheon included: TTU President Duane Chancellor Hance introduces new Texas Nellis, Ph.D., Tech President, Dr. Duane Nellis. Chancellor Kent Hance, and TTU Health Sciences Center President Tedd Mitchell, M.D. “For the first time in our history, Texas tech University is enrolling more than 33,000 Red Raiders,” said Chancellor Kent Hance. “Thanks to the hard work of our faculty, staff and administrators, we reached this significant milestone while also enhancing our student diversity and academic quality.” For the fall 2013 semester, a total of 33,111 students are enrolled in classes at Texas Tech University.

Some of the highlights of the 2013 Texas Tech fall class include: •A record 6,308 Hispanic students

•A record 2,044 African-American students

•A record 4,892 first-time undergraduate students

•A record 2,657 transfer undergraduate students

•An 82 percent retention rate of last year’s freshman class, the highest since 2007.

•A 5 percent increase in enrollment for the Whitacre College of Engineering and its first 5,000-plus enrollment

•A 4 percent increase in enrollment for the Rawls College of Business, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and College of Media and Communication.

Chancellor Hance addresses the crowd at the Texas Tech Vision 2020 luncheon.

“Our admissions staff has worked diligently to guarantee we continue to grow and bring in the best and brightest students, while maintaining a standard of academic excellence amoungst our incoming classes,”

Nellis added. Texas Tech University 2020 Vision is the university’s goal of 40,000 students by 2020.

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August Ambassador of the Month - Danny Soliz Congratulations to our Ambassador of the Month Soliz said he does his best to give 100 percent of his effort at for August, Danny Soliz, the Director of Business all times. He said he enjoys helping within the community. He is Development at Workforce Solutions South Plains! active with his church and currently serves on the board of the Soliz said he began his Chamber affiliation in 2001 as a Children’s Home of Lubbock and Lubbock Girls Basketball, Inc. Business Development committee member. “Both Workforce Solutions and the To become more involved, he quickly joined Chamber give me the opportunity to do the Ambassador group. Since then, he has what I enjoy best – working with people,” been a part of and chaired numerous Chamber Soliz said. “All my energy and strength committees including the Golf Tournament is God given. I thank Him daily because committee and the Business Expo committee. there is no way I could do what I do Through all of his years of being a volunteer, without the strength He provides for me.” Soliz said his time has been well spent. Soliz said he values his “Being actively involved in Chamber experiences from the Chamber and committees and events through networking recommends that all Ambas¬sadors has been a tremendous help in opening doors and volunteers take advantage of the of opportunities that I believe would not many opportunities available to them. have been possible if not for my involvement “The rewards of being an in the Chamber,” Soliz said. “Active Chamber Ambassador and opportunities it involvement and participation has allowed presents are countless, ” Soliz said. “Be Award presented by Chairman me access to a large network of business Carlos Morales actively involved and be prepared to be representatives in and around Lubbock.” involved. You cannot attend or participate As a result of his hard work, Soliz was recognized in everything the Chamber has to offer, but do the best as the Lubbock Chamber Volunteer of the Year in you can to plan accordingly and you will be glad you did.” 2004, as well as Ambassador of the Year in 2010. Ambassador Program sponsored by

Business of the Month: Centennial Bank Congratulations to Centennial Bank for being awarded October’s Business of the Month at the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce! Centennial Bank, previously with Citizens Bank Lubbock, has been a member of the Chamber for many combined years prior to becoming Centennial Bank. Randy Jordan, Lubbock Region President, served as the Chamber Board Chairman in 2009 and Centennial employees are very active in a multitude of volunteer roles. “We feel it is imperative to be a part of an organization that has its finger on the pulse of the business community in Lubbock and the surrounding area,” said Jordan.

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At Centennial we feel it is imperative to be involved many fronts where the Chamber is concerned.” With being a member of the Chamber, Centennial Bank has been involved with many different Chamber events including: Hub City BBQ Cook-Off, Community Prayer Breakfast, Ambassador Luncheon Sponsor, Annual Golf Tournament, Annual Meeting, Ag Appreciation Luncheon, and Cinco de Mayo Luncheon. When asked which Chamber event was the favorite around the office, Jordan said, “It’s hard to choose because each has its benefits, but if you made us, the Hub City BBQ Cook-Off. The 2013 BBQ was the best ever and I applaud the Chamber staff and the army of volunteers for an awesome event.” on


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Chamber Staff President & CEO Eddie McBride, IOM Vice President Administration Sheri Nugent, IOM Vice President Business Development Robin Raney, IOM Vice President Communications & Marketing Tammi Boozer Vice President Hispanic Business Division Diana Fabing Vice President Leadership Vacant Vice President Legislative Affairs Norma Ritz Johnson, IOM, CCE Vice President Membership Services Colleen Evans, IOM Retention Specialist Amy Marquez Project & Research Specialist Audrey DeLeon Administrative Assistant Kathy Bass Office Coordinator/Accounting Clerk Patsy Moffett Customer Service Representative Patricia Picon Interns Samantha Daggett Keely Hamman Peyton Waldrip

Save the Date! Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon presented by:

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Thurday, December 5, 2013 11:30 a.m. – 1p.m. Click here for reservations

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MANY THANKS TO OUR FIRST DOWN FRIDAY PEP RALLY SPONSORS, SPEAKERS, PERFORMERS AND ATTENDEES! Presenting:

Food: First Bank & Trust and Scarborough Specialties Ice: Arctic Glacier Drinks: Coca-Cola Refreshments Partner: Overton Hotel & Conference Center Entertainment provided by: TTU Spirit Squad, Saddle Tramps, Masked Rider and Fearless Champion Speakers: TTU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Candi Whitaker, TTU Women’s Soccer Head Coach Tom Stone and TTU Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt

MARK YOU CALENDARS FOR OUR NEXT

FIRST DOWN FRIDAY ON NOVEMBER 8!

Congratulations to School of Rock for winning the Fearless Fridays Social Media Contest!!

Business After Hours hosted by

Llano Estacado Winery 3426 East FM 1585 | October 24, 2013 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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12th Annual Hub City BBQ Sets New Records Suddenlink and the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce hosted the 12th Annual Hub City BBQ on Thursday, September 26th with a record-breaking crowd. The event was held on Broadway between Avenues J. and O as well as the cross streets of Avenue’s K, L M and N and attracted crowds from all over the South Plains. Hub City BBQ Committee Chairman Cliff Hillin of x8 Environmental, Inc, said, “Thank you to all of outstanding teams that spent two days cooking, serving, and networking as well as the 2013 Hub City BBQ Committee and volunteers who worked together to make this year’s BBQ a huge success and a great way to continue to 100th anniversary celebration of the work of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.” Volunteer Coordinator of the event, Mike Lambert of Valpak, noted “Adding to the large complement of chamber volunteers were approximately 90 U.S. Marine volunteers from

6 a.m. Wednesday morning to the end of the day Thursday. The marines are from two different units: The Marine Corps Recruiting Command , Recruiting Station Albuquerque, which includes the Officer Selection Team and Enlisted Recruiting led by Staff NCO in charge Gunnury Sergeant Humphries. The second unit is led by Sergeant Padilla of the Motor Transportation Company Combat Logistics Battalion 453. Additionally, the chamber was pleased to host a large variety of Marine equipment that had been on display throughout the event. Attendees enjoyed great BBQ and entertainment by Mariachi Carino, opening by The Kyle Bennett Band and headliner No Justice. Over 110 teams participated in a friendly cooking competition on professional, corporate and amateur levels. Participants prepared brisket, ribs, other meat and desserts. The winners of the event are as follows:

Congratulations to the

2013 Hub City BBQ Competition Winners!

Amateur/Student – Brisket 1st South Plains Sonic Management 2nd Overhead Door of Lubbock Team #2 3rd Tejas Motors Amateur/Student – Ribs 1st Moyer’s Group 2nd Young Professionals of Greater Lubbock 3rd Bash Riprock’s Amateur/Student – Other 1st Tejas Motors 2nd Essential Home Health Care 3rd Young Professionals of Greater Lubbock Amateur/Student – Dessert 1st Tejas Motors 2nd TTU Raider Red Meats 3rd Gypsy Road Corporate – Brisket 1st Lubbock National Bank 2nd X8 Environmental Team #1 3rd Atmos Energy Team #1 Corporate – Ribs 1st Hugo Reed 2nd Acme Electric 3rd X8 Environmental Team #1 Corporate – Other 1st Twist’d Texan 2nd Carizma Motors 3rd Republic National Distributing Company (Jack Daniels)

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Corporate – Dessert 1st Yates Flooring Center 2nd Lubbock Welding Supply 3rd Westech Electric Professional – Brisket 1st Yates Flooring Center 2nd Great Plains Distributors (Coors Light) 3rd First Bank & Trust Professional – Ribs 1st Carpet Tech 2nd Westech Electric 3rd Lubbock Welding Supply Professional – Other 1st Custom Homes by Robert Wood 2nd United Supermarkets 3rd Westech Electric Professional - Dessert 1st Junior League of Lubobck 2nd Texas Tech Club 3rd Gene Messer Accessories Most Unique Cooker Lone Star State Bank Smokey the Bear Centennial Bank Best Social Media Carpet Tech Best Campsite Ferguson Enterprises Worst Looking Thursday Morning Custom Homes by Robert Wood Anything But BBQ KONA ICE


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Thank you to our generous sponsors! Presenting Sponsor: Suddenlink Diamond & Media Sponsors: Arctic Glacier, KCBD News Channel 11, Double T 104.3, West Texas Today 950, Magic 93.7, 107.7 The Eagle, 97.3 Yes! FM, Red Dirt Rebel 105.3, 98.5 Classic Country Emerald Sponsors: City of Lubbock, Griffin Wink, Plains Cotton Cooperative Association, Republic National Distributing Company, United Supermarkets, LLC Band Sponsor: WesTex Document Inc. Platinum Sponsors: Acme Electric Co., Action Printing, Atmos Energy, Bud Light, Chick-fil-A, Crown Point Health Suites, Lubbock Power & Light, Miller Lite, Scarborough Specialties, Southwest Bank, Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre, Westech Electric, X8Environmental, Inc. Gold Sponsors: American National Bank, B&J Welding Supply, Bimbo Bakeries/Mrs.Bairds, Carpet Tech, Centennial Bank, Collins Stone, Custom Electronics, Domino’s Pizza, First Bank & Trust Co., First United Bank, Hugo Reed & Associates, Prosperity Bank, Sam’s Club, Stephen Hamilton, PC Copper Sponsor: Glasheen, Valles & Inderman, LLC Silver Sponsors: Alderson Enterprises, AMA TechTel Communications, Carizma Motors, Extreme Packets, Inc., Field, Manning, Stone, Hawthorne, & Aycock, Happy State Bank, Kimbell Gin Machinery Co., Lubbock National Bank, Morrison Supply Company, Oberkampf Supply of Lubbock, Inc., Overhead Door Company of Lubbock, Inc., Raider Ranch, Sanford & Tatum Insurance Agency, South Plains Mall, Stock Building Supply, Tejas Motors, Valpak of Lubbock, Wells Fargo, West Texas Gas, Yates Flooring Center To inquire about teams or to get more information about the BBQ, go to hubcitybbq.com, contact Robin Raney at robin.raney@lubbockbiz. org or call (806) 761-7009.

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Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cuttings sponsored by

American Diabetes Association 4th & I-27, Mackenzie Park Baseball Fields

Art & Company 2811 South Loop 289, Suite #11

Automax of Lubbock 1908 Avenue J

Captured Memories Personal Photo Organizer 5520 19th Street

CH Foundation Metals Studio @ Charles Adams Studio Project 5th & Ave J

Cornerstone Audiology 5738 82nd Street

Lubbock Children’s Health Clinic 3rd Annual Kids Fun Fest 302 N. University

National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration 1501 Mac Davis Lane

Stop Senior Hunger Sponsored by: Comfort Keepers & Lubbock Meals on Wheels 2304 34th Street

Studio J Salon 8210 Memphis

Sweet Celebrations Bakery 7301 University, Ste. 300

The Bair Foundation 3411 73rd St.

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Welcome New Chamber Members!

8/20/13 - 9/19/13

Please place this addition in your Chamber Business Directory & Resource Guide Applus - RTD 600743rd St., Ste. A Lubbock, TX 79407 (661) 978-1424 Oil & Gas Service Ashmore HR Advisors, LLC 6102 82nd St., #6 Lubbock, TX 79424 (806) 745-8358 Business Consulting & Services Avenue at Lubbock 1212 N. Quaker Ave. (806) 744-0443 Lubbock, TX 79415 Apartments Bair Foundation 3411 73rd St. Lubbock, TX 79423 (806) 797-2247 Adoption, Children’s Home & Foster Care

CareMinders Home Care 3824 50th St., Ste A Lubbock, TX 79413 (806) 370-6322 Health Care - Home Health Services and/or Staffing Cookie Advantage 5149 69t St., Ste. 200 Lubbock, TX 79424 (806) 252-5753 Gourmet & Specialty Foods Costco 6020 34th St. Lubbock, TX 79407 (806) 368-6652 Retail Sales EZ Auto - 43rd & Ave. Q Lubbock, TX 79412 (806) 749-2600 Auto Dealers - New, Used and/or Leasing

Broadway Funeral Directors 1901 Broadway Lubbock, TX 79401 (806) 771-2757 Funeral Directors

EZ Auto - 56th & Frankford Ave. Lubbock, TX 79424 (806) 749-2600 Auto Dealers - New, Used and/or Leasing

Captivated Images 5615 Woodrow Rd. Lubbock, TX 79424 (806) 863-4140 Photography

Gypsy Road 5149 69th St., Ste. 100 Lubbock, TX 79424 (806) 252-5753 Clothing-Apparel-Women’s

Haps Authentic Barbecue Sauce Amarillo, TX (806) 290-4732 Gourmet & Specialty Foods Hub City Vapors 4206 50th. St., Ste. B Lubbock, TX 79413 (806) 799-1121 Retail Sales Kids and Maternity Consignments 8004 Indiana Ave., Ste. A-7 Lubbock, TX (806) 784-0770 Clothing - Consignment Kona Ice Lubbock, TX (806) 470-3887 Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt & Desserts LT Kincer Company 3509 Globe Ave. Lubbock, TX 79409 (806) 762-1069 Agricutural Related Businesses Luxury Auto Detail 1312 50th St. Lubbock, TX 79412 (806) 466-1883 Care Wash & Detail

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The Brooks Firm 4415 71st Street, Ste. 11

Volunteer Center of Lubbock’s Service & Leadership Symposium 2322 Mac Davis Lane

Welcome New Chamber Members!

Please place this addition in your Chamber Business Directory & Resource Guide Studio J Salon 8210 Memphis Lubbock, TX 79423 (806) 368-8109 Beauty Salons and/or Barbers Sweet Celebrations 7301 University, Ste. 300 Lubbock, TX 79423 (806) 745-2253 Bakeries

Twist’d Texan Lubbock, TX (806) 438-9559 Restaurants U-Haul 34th & Ave. Q 1613 34th St. Lubbock, TX 79411 (806) 762-0307 Moving and/or Storage

TAC Concepts Lubbock, TX (806) 577-3386 Advertising Art & Design

West Texas Auto Colors 1302 Ave. E Lubbock, TX 79401 (806) 762-5180 Automotive Paint and/or Refinishing Supplies

Texas Tech Lock Room - 6th St. 2508 6th St.,Ste. 101 Lubbock, TX 79409 (806) 742-1288 Clothing - Apparel - Retail

West Texas Door & Construction 511 E 82nd St. Lubbock, TX 79404 (806) 771-4450 Garage, Gate & Automatic Doors West Texas

Texas Tech Locker Room - 98th St. 4505 98th St., Ste. 130 Lubbock, TX 79424 (806) 771-8980 Clothing - Apparel - Retail Current membership information can be found on the Chamber’s online Business Directory. Members can be searched by category or keyword. Membership information can be verified online through the Member Only section.

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