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Working in conjunction with The Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce, Allen in Action brings you the stories of the people, businesses, organizations and events in and around The Allen Fairview Community

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Working in conjunction with The Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce, Allen in Action brings you the stories of the people, businesses, organizations and events in and around The Allen Fairview Community

    Patrol Stories

    Patrol Stories

    Allen Police Officers Justin Delacruz and Michael Carter of Patrol Stories join Friedo and Sharon to tell the story of the great non-profit organization designed to promote confidence in kids and teach that police officers are their friends.
    Plus Saundra Midkiff catches you up on the upcoming Chamber Evens 
    JUL 20 Tuesday 7:30am - 9:00am
    VIBE! Sponsor & Spotlight Speaker: Kyle Harger / Frost - Banking, Investments, Insurance
     
    JUL 27 Tuesday 7:30am - 9:00am
    VIBE! Sponsor & Spotlight Speaker: Samantha Morrow / Allen Dental Center
     
    VIBE – Sponsorship Opportunity available
     
    JUL 21 Wednesday 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Ribbon Cutting - Zach Hoefler Memorial Trust
    Bar Louie, 190 E Stacy Road, Suite 1000 Allen, TX 75002
     
    JUL 22 Thursday 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Ribbon Cutting - North Texas Voice and Speech
    Bar Louie, 190 E Stacy Road, Suite 1000 Allen, TX 75002
     
    JUL 23 Friday 8:30am - 9:30am
    Senior Service Alliance
    Speaker: Dr. Robert Schwab, Palliative Care
    Topic: “The Healing Power of Story”
     
    JUL 27 Tuesday 8:00am - 11:00am
    Carter BloodCare Community Blood Drive
    This community blood drive is being conducted by Carter BloodCare!
    Annual Gala -  at the Marriott – in-person!
    now accepting live and silent auctions items! Silent auction items minimum value is $100 – Item due before July 31st Silent Auction online only from August 09 – August 20 In the past we have asked for your help in nominating individuals and/or businesses in several categories including Spirit of Allen, Spirit of Fairview, Emerging Business, Business of the Year, etc.  This year we are not doing that, instead we are recognizing Hometown Heroes & Chamber Champions.
    Because you, as a Chamber member, were out and about in our community and saw the outreach  of those member businesses who went above and beyond to help our citizens or other businesses, we are asking you to provide recommendations/nominations for our Chamber Champions awards.

    • 26 min
    Allen Dental Center

    Allen Dental Center

    Strangest tooth story? Missing gone missing?? Dr. Jeff and Dr. Steve Williams from the Allen Dental Center join Kris Gross and Mark "Friedo" Friedman in this edition of The Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce Business Spotlight.


    Allen Dental Center: allendentist.com / 300 West Boyd Drive Allen, TX 75013 / 972-727-3941

    • 28 min
    Hometown Heroes & Chamber Champions

    Hometown Heroes & Chamber Champions

    Sharon Mayer, Saundra Midkiff, Mark "Friedo" Friedman and Kris Gross discuss the upcoming Chamber gala and the importance of gratitude. And it's a busy calendar of upcoming events that you DON'T want to miss!
     
    JULY 7 - Wednesday 11:30 AM
    Ribbon Cutting: The Goddard School of Allen (West)
    950 Stockton Drive / Allen TX 75013
     
    JULY 9 - Friday 11:30 AM
    Ribbon Cutting: Joyful Assisted Living Home
    713 Rolling Hills Drive / Allen TX 75002
     
    JULY 13 - Tuesday 4:00 PM
    Chamber 411: Maximize Your Membership
    Ellen's Restaurant / 210 S. Central Expressway / Allen TX 75013
     
    JULY 14 - Wednesday 8:30 AM
    START: Strong Topics and Relevant Themes
    Hilton Garden Inn / 705 Central Expressway S / Allen TX 75013
    13 Steps to a Life Worth Living with Super Dave Quinn
     
    JULY 15 - Thursday 11:30 AM
    Ribbon Cutting: Eric P Anderson, DDS
    380 E. Bethany Drive, Ste 100 / Allen TX 75002
     
    JULY 16 - Friday 11:30 AM
    Ribbon Cutting: InfusaLounge Wellness Spa
    190 E Stacy Road, Ste 1720 / Allen TX 75002
     
    Annual Gala - August 27 at the Marriott
    now accepting live and silent auction items! silent auction items minimum value is $100 - item due before July 31st silent auction online only from August 9-20  
    Call 972-398-4236 to get your business listed on the reader's choice awards ballot!

    • 36 min
    The Newest Development -- The Farm

    The Newest Development -- The Farm

    Bruce Heller--who has been the key in many of the developments around town joins Sharon Mayer and Mark "Friedo" Friedman to discuss the future of The Allen Fairview Community.
    With nearly 41 years of design, construction and development experience, Bruce  understands and values  the need for a good team approach to every project.
    He and his wife Cindy formed JaRyCo Development in 2001 and continue to bring developments and jobs to the community.
    Currently JaRyCo Development is teaming up with the Johnson family to build the 135-acre urban-style project on Sam Rayburn Tollway and Alma Drive--The Farm
    Also Saundra Midkiff catches you up on the latest Chamber Events at about 24 minutes and 30 seconds into this episode.  
    Upcoming Events
    JUN 22 - Tuesday 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Ribbon Cutting - Just Tires
    Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate a New Member!
    1208 W. McDermott Dr. Allen, TX 75013
     
    JUN 24 - Thursday 5:05pm - 6:35pm
    5:05 Networking - Credit Union of Texas
    900 W. Bethany, Suite 100 Allen, TX 75013
     
    JUN 25 - Friday 8:30am - 9:30am
    Senior Service Alliance
    Seneada Dailey, RN, Medical City Senior Health Clinic McKinney Director
    Topic: Information you need for your first visit with a new physician
     
    JUN 30 - Wednesday 11:30am - 12:30pm
    BOLD: Inspiring Stories with Texas Health Allen
    Inspiring stories that will make you laugh, cry and be thankful!
    Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen - 705 Central Expressway South - Allen, TX
     
    JUL 1 Thursday 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Ribbon Cutting - Credit Union of Texas & Clancy's Coffee & Tea
    900 W. Bethany, Suite 100       Allen, TX 75013
     
    VIBE – Sponsorship Opportunity available
     

    • 30 min
    Getting Gala Ready

    Getting Gala Ready

    Sharon Mayer, Karen Simpson, Mark "Friedo" Friedman and Kris Gross give you an early look at the upcoming Chamber gala - and how your business can benefit. Plus, big news on VIBE and how you can be part of the new leadership class.
    Registration Links:
    Leadership 101: https://www.allenfairviewchamber.com/event/462160/leadership-allen-fairview-101
    Speed Job Interviews: https://www.allenfairviewchamber.com/event/461927/speed-job-interviews
    5:05 Networking: https://www.allenfairviewchamber.com/event/462197/5:05-networking---credit-union-of-texas

    • 33 min
    What You Don't Know about the Allen Economic Development Corporation

    What You Don't Know about the Allen Economic Development Corporation

    Sharon Mayer, Mark "Friedo" Friedman and Kris Gross talk with David Ellis, Assistant Director with the Allen Economic Development Corporation. They discuss the importance of the EDC, upcoming projects, and the things you might not be aware at the EDC is doing.
    MAY 25 Tuesday 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Spring Fling- Join us for our Spring Fling with an in person happy hour! This is a special opportunity to showcase and sell your products while building important business relationships.
    Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen
    705 Central Expressway South, Allen, TX 75013
    The cost for an exhibit table is $50.00 for chamber members; $70 for non-members.
    Each exhibitor will be provided a six-foot draped table along with two folding chairs. Please bring signage, table cover or other item to prominently show your business name.
    We suggest that you devise an attraction/game for your booth.  Bring a door prize. Give something away to each consumer; place a fishbowl for business cards for visitors to your booth
     
    MAY 28- Friday 8:30am - 9:30am
    Senior Service Alliance
    Speaker: Andy Boedeker - Executive Director for the Texas Health Resources Medical Group
     
    JUN 2 - Wednesday 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Ribbon Cutting - Infinity Personal Training
    Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate a New Member and 10 Year Anniversary!
    Infinity Personal Training
    606 N. Central Expy, Allen, TX 75013
     
    Leadership Info session June 9th at 9:30AM
    VIBE Sponsor/Speaker

    • 39 min

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Allen in Action is a great listen for those who want to be informed about their community, but an invaluable resource for business owners.

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