Author : tony

About the Author:

Tony Felker serves as President/CEO of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. A thirteen-year veteran of the chamber of commerce industry, Tony received his IOM designation from West Institute in 2009 and completed and received his CCE designation in 2014. During his eight-year tenure as President/CEO, Tony has helped lead the Frisco Chamber through the US Chamber accreditation process, where the Frisco Chamber received a 4-Star Accreditation rating in its first submission in November 2014. Tony earned a Bachelor of Business in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Bachelor of Journalism.
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While Positive in Attitude, this Special Clinic Needs Help!

Over 40 years being a great community partner…70 employees…the donation of 3 acres to a community for a dog park, 18,000 patients. Fast forward to August 2017…almost five feet of floodwater, 30 phones lost and 40 computers destroyed, X-ray machines and generator gone….but the great news is that 40 dogs and 17 cats were safely water-rescued by boat.  This is the recent story of the Stuebner Airline Veterinary Hospital in Spring, Texas (northwest portion of Houston). Shortly after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce adopted Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce and community as part of the Read more188
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Entre…Frisco Entrepreneur!

Entré…Frisco Entrepreneur™!   Now, This Really is YOUR Building! The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is very proud to announce its next step in its Frisco Entrepreneur™ program.   Effective, Monday, October 30, 2017, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce is turning over a large portion of its building to Frisco’s entrepreneurs – all day Monday and every Monday…and any other time that there are not any specific programs scheduled.  When we say, “This is your building,” we really mean it now! During those times that there is another event, we will accommodate folks meeting and collaborating in other parts of the building.  Need a Read more188
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Don’t be Fooled…the Work is Just Beginning!

The weather is clear and sunny in Houston and southeast Texas. The waters have all receded in the majority of the areas. The camera crews and reporters have mostly left the affected areas. Hurricane Harvey was well over a month ago…all is good today, right? Hardly!!  Although Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas over a month ago, the area is far from fine.  Yes, the water has gone down, and the reporters have left, but the devastation and damage from the storms is still being felt…and will be felt for many months, if not years, to come. As evidence of that, Read more188