Events for June 2016
Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
Jun 01   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! 

Spotlight Presenter:
Billy Kirk, Community Manager of The Brickyard Apartments
Date:   June 1, 2016
Time:   07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Location:   Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
Community Room
2815 Valley View Lane, Suite 118
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, June 1, 2016 
7:30am - 8:30am 
Fees/Admission:   $1 for Coffee & Donuts
Jun 03   1st Friday Connection 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 & membership event – Exploring all the Restaurants in the Chamber!


Sponsored by:
Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce, Membership Committee

Arrive by 11:15 to order food; there will be a special room for our event!

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

 
Date:   June 3, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:25 PM
Location:   Marshall's Barbeque
12895 Josey Lane #215
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 


 
Date/Time Details:   Friday, June 3, 2016
11:30AM - 12:25PM
 
Fees/Admission:   Farmers Branch Chamber Special:
$6.55
Sandwich Basket with 1 Side & 1 Drink
That's a $3.00 savings!
Jun 03   Cricket Wireless Re-Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Cricket Wireless makes it easy to manage you Cricket service, finance a new Cricket device or submit a warranty claim! Join Cricket Wireless for a ribbon cutting ceremony that celebrates the re-grand opening of their new location!
Date:   June 3, 2016
Time:   01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location:   2914 Valley View Lane, Suite 110
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Date/Time Details:   Friday, June 3, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Jun 09   Education Committee Meeting
Education Committee Meeting 
Date:   June 9, 2016
Time:   01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Location:   Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
2815 Valley View Lane, Suite 118
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Date/Time Details:   1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Jun 11   1st Annual FB Young Professionals DART Crawl
Join us for our 1st Annual FB Young Professionals DART Crawl, Sponsored by Dallas Area Rapid Transit! Hop on the DART and check out the most popular attractions in Dallas! 

We're also having a scavenger hunt with teams of three. Add your team members' names in the "Comment" Section when you sign up!
Please pay at the time of registration when you sign up online to ensure your reservation at the various stops! All contributions will benefit The Metrocrest Services Sack Summer Hunger Program. This program provides kid-friendly meals and snacks for youngsters in certain areas during the summer break!
DRINK A BEER & FEED A KID!

Here's the DART Crawl Schedule! Let's Go!

Start/Registration:
        Farmers Branch Station at Mustang Crossing
        2500 Pepperwood Street, Farmers Branch, TX

DART Stop 1:
        Train Stop: Victory Station
        Destination: Shooters | 1 beer

DART Stop 2:
        Train Stop: Saint Paul
        Destination: Klyde Warren Park (take trolley or walk) | 1 beer

DART Stop 3:
        Train Stop: Deep Ellum
​        Destination: Anvil Pub | 1 beer 
        

Sponsored By

Date:   June 11, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Registration/Start:
Mustang Station
2500 Pepperwood Street
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Date/Time Details:  

Saturday, June 11, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm | Registration
1:20pm | Launch Time

Fees/Admission:   $25 Per Person - Chamber Members
Includes: 1 DART "Day Pass" ticket & 1 domestic beer at each DART Stop

***Please pay at the time of registration when you sign up online to ensure your reservation at the various stops!***

 
Jun 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! 

Spotlight Presenter:
Juan Carlos Gonzalez
Branch Manager, Wells Fargo Bank - Farmers Branch
Date:   June 15, 2016
Time:   07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Location:   Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
Community Room
2815 Valley View Lane, Suite 118
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, June 15, 2016
7:30am - 8:30am 
Fees/Admission:   $1 for Coffee & Donuts
Jun 15   FB Young Professionals Committee Meeting
Farmers Branch Young Professionals Committee Meeting
Date:   June 15, 2016
Time:   12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Location:   Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
2815 Valley View Lane, Suite 118
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Date/Time Details:   12:30pm - 1:30pm
Jun 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:   June 16, 2016
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, June 16, 2016
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 16   Wells Fargo Bank Business Appreciation Expo
Wells Fargo Bank is highlighting small businesses everywhere in Farmers Branch as they celebrate their 11th Anniversary of existence in our great city!
Date:   June 16, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Wells Fargo Bank - Farmers Branch
13297 Josey Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
 
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, June 16, 2016
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Jun 18   Carrollton Black Cemetery Clean Up & Juneteenth Celebration
Join us as we celebrate our outstanding Black Americans from the 1800’s that helped to build our city of Carrollton. As a service to our community, we will clean up the Carrollton Black Cemetery starting at 8:00am. 
Bring your paintbrushes, rakes, large garbage bags, weed eaters, shovels, etc. 
Please bring a lawn chair for sitting.
 
There will be a Juneteenth Reflection Program
Following the clean-up.
 
Juneteenth Celebration
11:00 am at Heads Park
2300 Heads Lane, Carrollton, TX 75006

 
Location of Cemetery:
  • From 35 North or South  Exit Beltline Rd
  • Go West on Beltline Rd
  • Look for the North Church and park in the back
  • The cemetery is located at the back of the Church.
 
 
Date:   June 18, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:  



 
Contact:   Willie Rainwater 972-242-0933
Email:   leerainwater@tx.rr.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, June 18, 2016
8:00am 
Jun 21   Board of Directors Meeting
Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors Meeting
Date:   June 21, 2016
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:   Tuesday, June 21, 2016    
10:00am - 11:00am 
Jun 28   June Lunch & Learn
The June Lunch & Learn will be presented by Vernon L. Hawkins, Associate Vice-President, Workforce & Continuing Education at Brookhaven College. He will discuss the Skill Development Fund (SDF), Skills for Small Business (SSB), and how companies can obtain a piece of the $48 million allocated by the state of Texas!

Learn how to apply for grants that provide staff training, leadership development, customer service training, English as a second language courses, corporate training solutions, business writing, CPR and more!

Overview of the Skills Development Fund program:
http://www.twc.state.tx.us/businesses/skills-development-fund-employers
 
Frequently Asked Questions:
http://www.twc.state.tx.us/files/businesses/skills-development-fund-frequently-asked-questions-twc.pdf
 
For companies with 100 employees or less (SSB):
http://www.twc.state.tx.us/businesses/skills-small-business-employers

 
Date:   June 28, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brookhaven College
Building W - Room 105

3939 Valley View Lane
Farmers Branch, TX
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, June 28, 2016    
11:30am - 1:00pm
Fees/Admission:   $25 Per Person (includes lunch)
Jun 29   Branch Out Networking - 5th Wednesday Sunrise Meeting
Join us for an early morning networking meeting, business spotlights, and 30 second commercials. Guests welcome.

Special Presentation by the City of Farmers Branch - Parks & Recreation, featuring the Farmers Market
 
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:   June 29, 2016
Time:   07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Website:   http://www.farmersbranchchamber.org
Location:   Brookhaven Country Club
3333 Golfing Green Drive
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Email:   info@fbchamber.com
Date/Time Details:   7:30 AM
Fees/Admission:   $5 Per Person 
Register Online | Please pay cash at the door.
Jun 30 - Jul 03   Red, White & Broadway at the Firehouse Theatre
Check out a live stage performance filled with singing, dancing, comedy and a live band featuring patriotic favorites from Broadway, starring actors and singers from previous shows. Great for all ages! 
 
During the run of Red, White & Broadway, an auction will be hosted by the Fundraising Committee to support local businesses and raise funds for The Firehouse Theatre. Donate a gift card from your business or another business of your choice. Your donation is tax deductible and your company will be listed in our program! 

For more information, contact Linda Bambina at 214-616-1936 or lindabambina42@gmail.com.
Date:   June 30, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Location:   The Firehouse Theatre
2535 Valley View Lane
Farmers Branch, TX
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, June 30th - Sunday, July 3rd
Click here for showtimes!