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Things my Daddy Taught Me

By Talana Morris | June 10, 2021

Two years! That’s the Chamber work anniversary I’m celebrating today. It certainly has been full of unexpected twists and turns thanks to COVID. I joke with my coworkers and our board members that I’m a redshirt freshman. Twenty-four months in and there are still annual Chamber and EDC events that I’ve not experienced. Maybe you’re…

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Member Tip: Manage Your Online Directory

By Talana Morris | June 8, 2021

As a Chamber member, your business is listed in our annual printed directory, as well as our online directory. In the last month alone, the online member directory has been searched 8,422 times. Year to date searches total 28,030. That’s a lot of people looking for Chamber member businesses!   Your basic listing includes the…

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Member Tip: Claim Your Google Business Listing

By Talana Morris | June 1, 2021

When someone searches Google for your business by name, does your listing come up with contact info, website link, business hours, and a map? Or perhaps it comes up, but it has incorrect information. You need to be sure you have¬†claimed your Google My Business listing¬†so you can control the information that appears. Here’s how…

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Was it really a sacrifice?

By Carlton Tidwell | June 1, 2021

There were times in the last year or so that I thought we were really having to sacrifice due to what was going on around us with the pandemic.  Businesses closed down, no travel, difficult to find what you needed for your home.  Of course, you follow that up with the snowstorm to end all…

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Member Tip: Setting Up Event Reminders

By Talana Morris | May 25, 2021

We get it! You’re busy and it’s easy to forget about networking or other Chamber events that are happening. Good news! There’s a reminder tool on the website that can help ensure you don’t miss another fun Chamber gathering!   View a short “how to” video below, or follow these instructions to schedule an email…

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Member Tip: Submit a Job Posting

By Talana Morris | May 18, 2021

So many of our members are hiring right now. If you have open positions you’re trying to fill, submit those postings through the Member Information Center. They’ll appear on our website jobs page, as well as in our weekly email newsletter. We also share the jobs link on social media from time to time. Below is…

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What would Nona Say?

By Carlton Tidwell | May 1, 2021

I am kind of a history nut. My kids thought our TV only had the History Channel. Knowing in many ways history tends to repeat itself, I find myself looking back at what has happened in the past century. I had the privilege of a grandmother (Nona), Marie Miller, that lived a long and meaningful…

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Jubilee is Back

By Carlton Tidwell | April 1, 2021

If you’ve driven past Terrell Memorial Stadium this week, you’ve probably noticed the carnival rides in the parking lot. It’s a welcome sight for sore these eyes, and I know it is for many others of you as well. To say we are thrilled to welcome back the Terrell Jubilee after having to cancel last…

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A Business Choice: Mask or No Mask

By Carlton Tidwell | March 1, 2021

Last week when the Governor announced that it’s time for Texas to reopen, there were mixed reactions. As a Chamber, we have member businesses both large and small. They each have different protocols and concerns as it relates to preventing the spread of COVID. There’s no doubt that most of our local small businesses, retailers…

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Chamber Membership: An Essential Investment

By Carlton Tidwell | February 1, 2021

Chances are you know a business owner. Perhaps you are one yourself. So, I do not have to tell you just how hard this pandemic has been on businesses, especially small ones. What I can tell you is we at the Terrell Chamber of Commerce remain committed to being an essential partner to our member…

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