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Our Chamber, our members and our neighborhoods are in constant motion!  This News section of our site is designed to help us all keep abreast of what's new in East Dallas.  Members are welcome to contribute their own press clippings, as well!

  • 23 Feb 2016 8:00 AM | Anonymous

    The Dallas Bar Pro Bono Activities Committee, Hunton & Williams, LLP, and Texas Community Building with Attorney Resources (Texas C-BAR) are teaming up to provide a free small business legal clinic at the Belo Mansion, on February 25, 2016, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

    Volunteer attorneys will be available for free one-on-one consultation sessions to cover topics important to small businesses, such as entity formation, general liability, contracts, employment procedure, negotiation, patents and trademarks, and more! 

    Legal Clinic Details

    Register for Free Small Business Pro Bono Legal Clinic here.

    Please contact me with any questions.

    Sincerely,
    Andrea Harrington

     

    Andrea Beleno Harrington
    Attorney
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
    Texas C-BAR - Legal Assistance to Microenterprises Project
    4920 N. IH-35
    Austin, Texas 78751
    512-374-2713 (phone)
    512-447-3940 (fax)

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  • 16 Feb 2016 8:17 AM | Anonymous

    Starting this week, our Lenten Sermon Series.  Details below!

     

     

     

     

    Hope to see you and yours at The Point.

     

  • 12 Feb 2016 8:16 PM | Anonymous

    Friends, there is something happening every day at C. C. Young!
    Here are a couple of things that may interest you or people you know:

     

     

     

     


    Check out our website for a full calendar of events!

  • 12 Feb 2016 1:17 PM | Anonymous

    Veritex Community Bank’s “Future Women In Business” Summer Internship Program, now in its ninth year, is a community outreach program that is an extension of Lakewood-area Women In Business (LWIB), Park Cities/North Dallas Women In Business (PC/ND WIB) and Plano Women in Business (Plano WIB) programs for female business owners and executives.  The Summer Internship Program, founded by Veritex Senior Vice President Darlene Ellison, partners young women from these respective areas who are entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in colleges across the U.S. with female business owners and executives that are active members in our communities or involved in one of these WIB organizations. Ellison, a Lakewood native who received her business degree from SMU in Park Cities, is passionate about creating opportunities for college-aged young women coming “home” for the summer and looking for a part-time, paid internship that allows them to learn, firsthand, from a woman business owner or executive the art of leading, multi-tasking and balancing to be successful both personally and professionally.

    Young women who are selected as interns will have the opportunity to spend the
    summer in a paid internship (usually paid hourly), where she will:

    *Learn industry-specific skills pertaining to her internship position

    *Experience the art of multi-tasking and balancing career, family, philanthropy, etc.

    *Be mentored by a seasoned female business owner/executive

                    If you know of a college-aged young woman from the area that would be interested in being considered for an internship OR if you or one of your friends/associates is a female business owner/co-owner/executive or director in a business that would entertain mentoring by offering a 15 – 30 hour/week paid internship, please contact Ellison directly at dellison@veritexbank.com or at (214) 269-2122. Questions welcomed!

    DEADLINE to apply to be a mentor is MARCH 4th;
    DEADLINE for interns to submit resume
    ¢ and cover letter is MARCH 4th

     

  • 10 Feb 2016 8:38 PM | Anonymous

    Your foundation is your structure...

    Lakewood Library is partnering with Genesis Preferred Solutions, a niche premier small business consulting firm, to talk about starting your small business. Whether you are creating your legal entity, i.e. corporation, for profit/non-profit organizations. 501c3 or creating your kingdom empire with subsidiaries, you will be secure in understanding the process and astounded with our success and excellent customer satisfaction. Turn your vision into a reality!

     

    Saturday, February 27 at 10:30am

    Lakewood Library


  • 08 Feb 2016 6:46 PM | Anonymous


    Woodrow Wilson High School is working on an event called Learning Matters which will be held on Thursday, April 7th from 11-1. They need 5-10 volunteers to speak at this event - college graduates to speak to an individual class about the importance of going to and graduating college. If you are interested, contact John Lambert jlambert@rcpholdings.com

  • 04 Feb 2016 3:09 PM | Anonymous


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