News for Community

Monday, June 19, 2017
Randy Ford, President and COO of National Write Your Congressman and member of the chamber’s Public Policy Committee, helped plan and facilitate the chamber’s inaugural Federal Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. “It was great to have a delegation from Richardson in Washington DC,” says Ford. “It was important because Richardson is such a vibrant and diversified ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Congratulations to Mary G. Windsor, the Chamber’s Ambassador of the Month for June. Windsor joined the ambassadors program earlier this year. “I truly enjoy getting to know the other members of the chamber,” says Windsor, “and I also like having a network of people and businesses that I can count on for myself and to refer to friends and clients.” Windsor started her ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
Friday, June 02, 2017
Applications are still being accepted for the 2018 Leadership Richardson graduating class. To learn more, click here . For more information, contact Kim Quirk . This month Leadership Richardson graduated its Class XXXII of future community leaders. The program, which consists of monthly all-day classes about all facets of community leadership, has graduated over a thousand local participants ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Richardson Chamber Member Roger Wakefield, owner of Texas Green Plumbing, won the American Standard Plumber Know How contest and will be their designated Plumber Expert, American Standard. Wakefield will be representing the Richardson community through social media posts in which he offers advice to the plumbing community nationwide. “It is such an honor,” said Wakefield. “To be ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, May 25, 2017
The following article appeared in the Dallas Business Journal here . Chamber President Bill Sproull shared with the Dallas Business Journal some of the benefits for companies in Richardson and what the Chamber is doing to help redevelop aging areas such as the East Arapaho Task force. What’s Richardson’s biggest asset in terms of economic development ? Workforce is definitely No. 1. ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article
Monday, May 01, 2017
Read on for all that a local Richardson business person might be curious about going on around Richardson. Construction on a revitalized public safety campus will begin in July at Beltline and Greenville just east of downtown Richardson. Public funds came from the 2015 bond program. The jail will stay in the same location, while the police headquarters will receive a new building. The fire ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, August 15, 2016
The Richardson Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the new members of Leadership Richardson , class XXXII, for the 2016-2017 program year. Beginning in September, they will meet once a month to learn about the inner workings of Richardson as well as develop their personal leadership skills. Upon graduation in May, we will have a new cadre of community leaders. Congratulations!! Learn more ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, August 08, 2016
Raytheon receives highest honor from OSHA Raytheon’s EO Innovations business unit received the highest possible certification, Star, under OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). The VPP recognizes employers and workers in the private industry and federal agencies who have implemented effective safety and health management systems and maintain injury and illness rates below ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
Monday, August 08, 2016
The Chamber’s Public Policy Committee recently heard from Texas Representatives Angie Chen Button, Jeff Leach and Linda Koop about their most pressing concerns for Texas businesses during the upcoming legislative session. Button is chair of the Economic & Small Business Development committee and a member of the Ways & Means and Rules & Resolutions committees. She acknowledged the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Political
Monday, August 08, 2016
The 27th Annual Golf Classic is more than just a day of golf. Some of the biggest business deals and job offers are made on the golf course. The Chamber Golf Classic helps you connect with current and potential clients, suppliers, employees and employers. Register as a foursome or register alone and we will place you on a team. The four-person scramble will be held Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Canyon ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, General News Article
Sunday, August 07, 2016
The Richardson Economic Development Partnership (REDP) has launched a new talent attraction campaign and microsite in an effort to better tell the city’s story and attract millennial workers to live, work and play in Richardson. “Richardson is seen as a worldwide hub of innovation that has diversified beyond its global Telecom Corridor ® reputation to be at the forefront of a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, General News Article
Friday, July 29, 2016
Join the Chamber at the Richardson Civic Center for an afternoon of exploring your local health options. Learn about and taste local organic foods and find out what fun recreational activities are available right here in Richardson. The Richardson Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Health and Wellness Expo Thursday, Aug. 11 at the Richardson Civic Center, 411 Arapaho Road. The expo will run ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community