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5/26/2015 1:40:05 PM
Discover the secrets of Longview in a comfortable guided bus tour of the wonderful attractions and beauty of the Longview area! The Longview Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau has scheduled the next Discover Longview tour for Friday, June 12.
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4/27/2015 11:24:43 AM

More than 400 of Longview’s business and community leaders will gather to salute four remarkable small businesses in the Longview trade area. 2015 award winners are: Small Business of the Year, Sherman Briscoe Wilkinson Orthodontics; Entrepreneur of the Year, RHW Metals, Inc.; Minority Business of the Year, Casa Flora Flower Shop; Family-Owned Business of the Year, Bear Creek Smokehouse


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4/13/2015 4:47:34 PM

Kelly Hall, President/CEO of the Longview Chamber of Commerce has been selected as an Education Attainment Fellow as part of a promising initiative led by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). This fellowship is for chamber executives and senior staff working to improve the birth-to-career education pipeline in their communities.


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4/6/2015 11:34:21 AM
Pine Tree High School students participating in the Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) will present their business plans. The presentations will be made on Wednesday April 8 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. and will be made before the 2015 YEA! investor panel. These investors will help finance the student teams' business or social entrepreneurship plans.
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3/20/2015 11:12:21 AM
The Longview Chamber of Commerce announces the Advocacy Economic Summit: The Growth Imperative Forum with U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
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3/20/2015 11:09:30 AM
AlleyFest 2015 in downtown Longview, Texas is scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2015. The annual street festival which celebrates the arts of East Texas will be on Tyler St, Fredonia St. and Center St.
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3/17/2015 4:13:34 PM

Downtown LIVE! is back for spring 2015. Come out and enjoy spring weather in April on Heritage Plaza in Downtown Longview, Texas. This FREE music event is on Fridays from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Included are Downtown Market vendors. Drinks are available for purchase during the event.


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3/3/2015 10:55:20 AM
The Longview Chamber has joined more than 260 local, regional and state chambers of commerce urging Congress to resolve the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and to pass a long term federal transportation authorization bill.
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3/2/2015 10:46:50 AM
NACOGDOCHES, Texas-The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Longview for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 60 to receive the designation this year.
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3/2/2015 10:31:40 AM
More than 250 local and regional chambers of commerce and economic development organizations serving communities in all 50 states have signed a letter urging Congress to resolve the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and pass a long term federal transportation authorization bill this year.
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2/19/2015 3:09:16 PM

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced their 2015 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winners for their success, innovation, and contributions to economic growth and free enterprise. Winners were selected out of a a record number of applicants from communities across the nation. Applicants are evaluated in four key areas including strategic planning, employee development, community involvement, and customer service.


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2/10/2015 1:31:55 PM
The Longview Chamber is proud to announce newly hired Ryan Polk as their Tourism Director for the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Ryan brings a wealth of hospitality and tourism experience to the organization.
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1/20/2015 11:14:18 AM
The 33rd Annual Boat & RV Show will open to the public on Friday, January 23 and continue through Sunday, January 25th. The Boat & RV Show is produced by the Longview Chamber of Commerce. Presented by Nichols Marine with Gold sponsor Fastsigns. The show will feature a selection of campers, travel trailers, powerboats, luxury cruisers and fishing boats.
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11/24/2014 2:16:34 PM

The Installation of a one-of-a-kind 3D window decal will begin at 9:00 a.m. on December 2nd in downtown Longview. This transformation will take place at 101 West Tyler Street and will be placed by Sign Pro of Longview. A must-see design, the decal is the second 3D version to be installed in the state of Texas; the first decal was unveiled in Fort Worth.


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11/13/2014 8:50:05 AM
The annual AMBUCS Christmas Parade has announced important parade route changes. The changes are due to the construction of the Methvin Street Improvement Project.
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11/11/2014 8:47:01 AM
The Longview Chamber of Commerce is excited to partner with Pine Tree ISD as they bring the Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) into the classroom of high school students. With the collaboration of the two entities, 21 students will have the opportunity to participate in the YEA! program.
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10/27/2014 10:47:01 AM
The Longview Chamber of Commerce has been busy this year working on behalf of its business members! Under the leadership of committee chair Laura Rectenwald, Titanium Environmental Company, the Chamber has continued to focus on energy, environment, transportation, water, and education issues.
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10/21/2014 3:14:57 PM
Three outstanding emerging leaders will be recognized at the Third Annual Emerging Leaders Luncheon on December 4, at Pinecrest Country Club. This year's event will highlight and honor three leaders under the age of 40 who have made exceptional contributions to the Longview community.
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10/21/2014 3:11:26 PM

The annual planning session for the Longview Chamber of Commerce will take place on October 30, 2014. Board members will look to fine tune the focus for the Chamber of Commerce to ensure the organizations strategic intent remains in alignment with the mission, vision and core values of the organization.


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9/11/2014 2:42:36 PM

Longview Mayor Jay Dean will take the stage during the Longview Chamber of Commerce's Membership Luncheon on Friday September 19, 2014, for his last State of the City address. Elected officials, business leaders and community leaders will come together to celebrate the accomplishments of the Longview Community. The luncheon will be held at Pint Crest Country Club from 11:30am-1:00 pm.


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9/1/2014 2:36:07 PM

LONGVIEW, TEXAS-Effective today, the Longview Chamber of Commerce is introducing Save Local Now, its newest "Buy Local" program. Save Local Now (savelocalnow.com) is a website and iPhone and Android app that gives people access to exclusive offers from their favorite businesses. Locals and tourists alike can use Save Local Now to access deals, events and savings where they shop, eat and play from any browser on any device. Saving money and buying local in the Longview area has never been easier.


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6/1/2014 11:17:23 AM

The Longview Chamber of Commerce recently announced the completion of the second phase of the Way-finding project for Longview. The Chamber, through the Longview Main Street launched its way-finding initiative in the summer of 2008 to provide a clear visual language and graphic standard that can be universally understood. More than just signs, this innovative navigational system provides the critical function of helping people find their way to popular landmarks and service districts in Longview.


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5/15/2014 4:30:47 PM
RECon is the global convention for the shopping center industry and provides networking, deal making and educational opportunities for retail real estate professionals from around the world. With over 32,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors it is the largest industry convention, making it an unparalleled opportunity to do a year's worth of business in just three days!
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5/1/2014 11:22:14 AM

Longview will be represented at the Oklahoma Economic Development Institute in Dallas, Texas on May 5-8. Diana Northcutt, Retail Development Coordinator for the Longview Chamber will be attending OU EDI, the only professional level program of its type in the U.S., provides professional economic developers with up-to-date knowledge and tools necessary to succeed in today's constantly changing economic development marketplace.


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4/30/2014 11:37:22 AM
The next Discover Longview tour will be held on Friday, May 9 in conjunction with AlleyFest. To sign up go to www.LongviewChamber.com to register online or call (903) 753-3281 for more information.
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