Events for February 2017
Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
Feb 03   1st Friday Networking Luncheon
Get connected with your fellow Farmers Branch Chamber Members and meet new business leaders within the community!  

The 1st Friday Connection Luncheon is a networking and membership event.

Sponsored by:
Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce, Membership Committee

Arrive by 11:15 to get food and get settled.  Box lunches are available for $10 each, catered by Chamber member Sid's Rainbow Grill. Please choose lunch at the time of registration in order to get an accurate head count.

Agenda:  Meet & Greet, Networking Super-Nuggets, and 30 Second Commercials

Secret Prize for the “Best” Networking Super - Nugget
Date:   February 3, 2017
Time:   11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Website:   http://farmersbranchchamber.com
Location:   Morton Visuals
(Building Name: Camera Ready Studios)
14203 Proton Road
Farmers Branch, Texas 75244
(888) 239-6213
Contact:   Alex Sagcal asagcal@spford.com
Email:   asagcal@spford.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, February 3, 2017
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
 
Feb 04   Farmers Branch Polar Plunge 2017
Farmers Branch Polar Plunge 2017
You're invited to the Special Olympics Texas Annual Polar Plunge! Recruit your friends, grab a costume and come out to support our athletes in the Greater Dallas area. Raise a minimum of $60 in donations ($30 if under 18) from friends, family and co-workers in exchange for plunging at the Aquatics Center. Thank you for your support! Together we promote dignity, equality and opportunity for all people.
Date:   February 4, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Farmers Branch Aquatics Center
14032 Heartside Pl
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Contact:   Doug Ray, Senior Development Director - Law Enforcement Torch Run, 214.943.9981
Email:   dray@sotx.org
Date/Time Details:   Sunday, February 4, 2017 
8 AM Registration
10 AM PLUNGE
Fees/Admission:   Costs / Incentives
Levels to Plunge (minimum)    Entry Fee and Commemorative Incentives

$30 Youth (under 18)    Entry fee, long sleeve t-shirt
$60 Adult      Entry fee, long sleeve t-shirt
$150 Level    Entry fee, 6-pack cooler, long sleeve t-shirt
$400 Level    Entry fee, fleece blanket, 6-pack cooler, long sleeve t-shirt
$800 Level    Entry fee, stainless steel water bottle, fleece blanket, 6-pack                         cooler, long sleeve t-shirt
Feb 07   Platinum Club Member Exclusive Luncheon
Platinum Club Member Exclusive Luncheon
Hosted by Southern Glazer's Distributors


 
Date:   February 7, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.southernglazers.com/
Location:   Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
2001 Diplomat Drive
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Contact:   Nanette Foght, President, Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
Email:   nfoght@fbchamber,com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, February 7, 2017
11:30AM - 1:00PM
Fees/Admission:   Platinum Club Members are invited to join us for an exclusive lunch hosted by Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits.  Enjoy a tour of their new facilities and network with fellow Platinum Club Members over a delicious lunch.
Feb 07   Sam Pack's Five Star Ford Ribbon Cutting
Sam Pack's Five Star Ford Ribbon Cutting
 
Date:   February 7, 2017
Time:   04:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   1635 South I-35 E
Carrollton, TX 75006
(972) 242-6415
Contact:   Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
Email:   info@fbchamber.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, February 7, 2017
4:30 - 7:30 PM
Feb 09   Education Committee Meeting
Education Committee Meeting
Date:   February 9, 2017
Time:   01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Location:   Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
Conference Room 
2815 Valley View Lane, Suite 118
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Date/Time Details:   1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Feb 10   Knights of Columbus Council #5052 Sweetheart Supper
Knights of Columbus Council #5052
Sweetheart Supper

All Ladies will receive a single long stem Rose.

Menu: Shrimp Cocktail, Garden Salad, Chicken Marsala, Pasta w/ choice of Sauce, Italian Bread, Drinks and Strawberry Shortcake
Date:   February 10, 2017
Time:   06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Springlake Event Center
2280 Springlake Rd., Suite #100
Hall A
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
(972)247-9836
Contact:   Al Gonzales, (972)247-9836
Email:   gonzales.beaver@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, February 10, 2017
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Fees/Admission:  
Families (5+) $30
12+               $8
5-11               $5
4 and Under    FREE   
Feb 15   Branch Out Networking - Sunrise Meeting
Join us for an early morning networking meeting featuring industry leaders in our community and promote your business with company commercials! Guests Welcome!
Featured speaker: Lisa Brooks, President, 721 Financial Solutions Inc.

 
These networking opportunities are a great way to connect with others in the Chamber and community. - See more at: http://www.farmersbranchchamber.com/membership#sthash.TMEtuwyx.dpuf
Date:   February 15, 2017
Time:   07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://www.farmersbranchchamber.org
Location:   Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
2815 Valley View Lane, Suite 118
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Community Room
(972) 243-8966
Contact:   Richard Brown
Email:   rbrown@fbchamber.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, February 8, 2017
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Fees/Admission:   $1 per person for donuts and coffee
Feb 15   Finance Committee Meeting
Finance Committee Meeting
Date:   February 15, 2017
Time:   03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Location:   Chamber of Commerce
Date/Time Details:   Feb 15th
​3:30pm
Feb 15   Dallas Medical Center
Dallas Medical Center
Open House for the Dallas Cardiovascular Center
Come tour the center, enjoy refreshments and meet our two newest team members: Dr. Steven Motti and Dr. Steven Kindsvater
Date:   February 15, 2017
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Dallas Medical Center
I-635 and Webb Chapel
1 Medical Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75234
Email:   info@fbchamber.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, February 15, 2017
5-7 PM
Feb 16   Frost Bank's Monthly Coffee Event
Please join us for our monthly Coffee Event @ C2 Cafe in Old Downtown Carrollton. 

FREE Beverage of your choice; Compliments of FROST BANK!
Every 3rd Thursday of the Month
C2 Cafe'
1101 S. Broadway
Carrollton, Texas


 
Date:   February 16, 2017
Time:   07:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Location:   C2 Café 1101 S. Broadway, Carrollton, TX 75006
Email:   josephus.howard@frostbank.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, February 16, 2017
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Feb 18   Brookhaven College STEM Fair
Brookhaven College STEM Fair
Learn about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math while participating in hands-on activities.
Date:   February 18, 2017
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Brookhaven College
3939 Valley View Lane
Building H
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
(972)860-4751
Contact:   Kathryn Wetzel, (972) 860-4751
Email:   kWetzel@dcccd.edu
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, February 18, 2017
10 AM - 5 PM
Feb 21   Board of Directors Meeting
Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
Board of Director's Meeting
Date:   February 21, 2017
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:   Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
2815 Valley View Lane, Suite 118
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Date/Time Details:   10:00am-11:00am
Feb 22   Industry Partner Reveal
On behalf of the Dallas ISD Superintendent, Dr. Michael Hinojosa and the DCCCD Chancellor, Dr. Joe May, you are cordially invited to join us in an Industry Partner Reveal on Wednesday, February 22nd from 8:30am-10:30am at the City Performance Hall 2520 Flora St Dallas, TX  75201. The Dallas Independent School District, in partnership with the Dallas County Community College District, has expanded college opportunities for students. We would like to celebrate the expansion of these opportunities and the industry support extended to our students.
 
Date:   February 22, 2017
Time:   08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location:   City Performance Hall
2520 Flora Street
Dallas, TX  75201
Contact:   Please RSVP to amasanchez@dallasisd.org by Wednesday, February 15.
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, February 22nd from 8:30am-10:30am
Feb 28   Annual Student Recognition Luncheon
Celebrate our Carrollton Farmers Branch Students
at our annual Student Recognition Luncheon.

Keynote Speaker:
Georgeanne Warnock, CFBISD Associate Superintendent

Passionate about high quality education for all students, Georgeanne Warnock serves as Associate Superintendent of Educational Services for Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD. She previously served as principal at R.L. Turner High School, leading the school in transformation from a traditional comprehensive high school to career-based small learning communities.  She began her career teaching Social Studies and English at Creekview High School in 1999. Ms. Warnock graduated from Trinity University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and History and has two Master’s in Education degrees from the University of North Texas; her doctoral work is in progress at the University of North Texas.
 
Title Sponsor of Education: Huckabee Inc.
Date:   February 28, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brookhaven Country Club
3333 Golfing Green Drive
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
(972)243-6151
Contact:   Contact the Chamber office at 972-243-8966 for more information.
Email:   info@fbchamber.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, February 28, 2017
11:30am-1:00pm
Fees/Admission:   SPONSOR A TABLE OF 10 STUDENTS to attend - $300.00
Sponsor a Student to Attend - $30.00
Individual Ticket to Attend - $30.00