Date: July 29, 2019 Contact: Karen Kim Senior Director of Marketing & Communications Office: (972) 335-9522 | Cell: (972) 900-9651 firstname.lastname@example.org Media Alert
Frisco Chamber of Commerce New Teacher WelcomeThe Frisco Chamber of Commerce will welcome over 600 new Frisco Independent School District teachers and staff at the New Teacher Welcome on Monday, July 29, 2019. The New Teacher Welcome, presented by CoServ, will be held in two separate shifts at Lone Star High School, 2606 Panther Creek Parkway in Frisco. This event allows the business community to celebrate and welcome Frisco ISD’s newest teachers. The event is not open to the public. The theme of this year’s New Teacher Welcome is “Teachers Rock!” New teachers and staff will have the opportunity to visit over 50 vendor tables and receive door prizes and gift bag items donated by local businesses. In addition, the new teachers and staff will hear from Tony Felker, President/CEO of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Mike Waldrip, Superintendent, Frisco ISD; Vicki Sargent, CoServ; Allison Miller, Frisco Education Foundation; Chad Rudy, Frisco ISD Board of Trustees President; and the City of Frisco’s Mayor, Jeff Cheney. “Frisco is known for its quality education system as well as strong community partnerships. These two attributes are very important in attracting companies and their employees to the area,” said Tony Felker, President/CEO of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. “Our business community understands the value of Frisco ISD and also the important role that the teachers and staff play in developing a future-ready workforce.” Other businesses sponsoring the New Teacher Welcome include Backstage Sponsor – KidZania; Encore Sponsors – Preston Trail Community Church and RBFCU; and Rock Star Sponsors – Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Centennial, Dave & Busters, United Educators Association, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Wells Fargo Bank, and Wise Orthodontics. Timeline: 9:30 AM Vendor Fair for the first shift of new teachers and staff 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Program speakers for the first shift of new teachers and staff 12:30 AM Vendor Fair for the second shift of new teachers and staff 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Program speakers for the second shift of new teachers and staff
***About the Frisco Chamber of Commerce The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is a 4-Star Accredited Chamber of Commerce that consists of approximately 1,300 member businesses who provide goods and services to the growing, bustling economy in Frisco and the surrounding area. The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is the Voice of Business for Frisco and North Texas. The mission of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce is to protect and promote commerce, thru advocacy, resources, and connections. For more information, visit www.FriscoChamber.com.