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Learn ‘The Who, What & Why of media relations’ at Frisco Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning

Denise Stokes spent more than six years at the Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau pitching travel and tourism story ideas that got people, places and things noticed by the media.

During her tenure she helped the city achieve fame, recognition and influence in the travel and hospitality industry. She also helped bring many visitors to the city.

Denise started DS Marketing & PR in 2014, and she’ll be giving away some of her media and PR secrets at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, 6843 Main Street in Frisco.

What you could learn: How to get media attention so you can increase being seen and heard. Space is limited. Learn The Who, What & Why of Media Relations.

Coffee and donuts will be served.

REGISTER

Frisco TX Chamber Open and Uncensored Legislative Luncheon Oct. 19

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Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016
Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel, Conference Center & Spa
7600 John Q. Hammons Drive, Frisco, TX 75034

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Open and Uncensored: A Real Discussion of Legislative Issues Impacting Frisco

 and the North Texas Region

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Embassy Suites Frisco

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Presented by:

FRISCO CHAMBER: “In January 2017, the Texas Legislature will begin its 85th Session.  In our fast growing region, we are seeing the tension of the push and pull of our state and municipal governing bodies on issues that will impact not only Frisco, but the surrounding communities.  The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel discussion of these issues at our October 19, 2016 Legislative Luncheon.  Panelists will include members of our State Legislature and our local Frisco City leaders, as well as representatives of the Texas Association of Business and the Texas Municipal League.  We promise to ask questions and probe beyond the typical political sound bites on the issues that matter the most to Frisco and to the business community.  This is a luncheon you won’t want to miss between our policy-makers and our policy-shakers.”

Moderator:

Julie Fine, NBC 5

Click HERE for bio.

Panelists Include:

Rep. Pat Fallon

Rep. Jeff Leach

Rep. Matt Shaheen

Rep. Ron Simmons

Mayor Maher Maso

Chris Wallace, Texas Association of Business

Bennet Sandlin, Texas Municipal League

Young Entrepreneurs Academy registration under way in Frisco TX; middle and high school students can apply now

The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), an innovative educational program for students entering Grades 6 through 12.

The YEA! program takes students through the process of starting and running their own businesses. Each participant will brainstorm a business idea, write a business plan, pitch to potential investors, obtain funding and actually launch their own business or social enterprise.

Frisco ISD middle and high school students are encouraged to apply. No prior business experience is required, though applicants should show determination, creativity and a strong work ethic.

The program begins in November and runs through April. Classes meet each Tuesday evening from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center, 9889 Wade Boulevard in Frisco.

Students take educational field trips, meet community and business leaders and work with fellow students to develop official logos and websites for their businesses, an interactive process that encourages professional communication and provides real-world experience for Frisco ISD students studying graphic design and web development at the CTE Center.

Tuition for the YEA! program is $295 including books and supplies. Scholarships are available and will be awarded on the basis of need and merit. For information, contact Roz Righetti at 972-335-9522.

The deadline to apply for Young Entrepreneurs Academy is Sept. 30, 2014. Click here to download the application.

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