March/april 2010



March/april 2010
March/April 2010
Fort Worth Plastic
Surgery Center–
Robert G. Anderson, M.D.
Maximizing Your
After Tax Earnings
Meet Colleyville’s
NEW Police Chief!
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♥ Free Medical assessment/consultation
with weight loss specialist
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6230 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, TX 76034
Business-Building Secrets of Online PR
E ing Your Ouwnnch
n Ba
Brown Bag Lunch Seminar
March 11 • 11am-1pm • Colleyville Library
Who Should Attend:
What You Will Learn:
This seminar is perfect for business owners and employees
responsible for marketing and business development who
want to get more traffic, higher search engine ranking and
increase sales. It applies to brick and mortar and online
businesses of any size.
• An overlooked, yet powerful method to get consistent
website traffic and get better search engine ranking
What is online PR, and how can it help my business?
• 49 reasons to issue press releases
lost 37 lbs in 40 days
• Which social media sites can give you a big traffic boost
• A free tool you can use to monitor what is being said
about you online
• 4 results-driven SEO techniques for online PR
Jim Bowman
with J.R. Bowman & Associates, LLC
and The PR Doc
lost 50 lbs in 40 days
A case study that shows the smashing
PR success one Colleyville Area Chamber
member achieved...and MORE!
con ment
with this ad
What are you waiting for?
“all you have to lose is weight!”
table of contents
Letter from Chairman Dave Jung
Letters to the Chamber
Letter from Colleyville’s Police Chief, Steve Dye
Letter from the Mayor David Kelly
Letter from GCISD Superintendent, Kay Waggoner
• Skim, Brush and Vacuum
• Chemical Service
• Empty Basket and Bags
• Equipment Inspection
• Deck Spray
Save the Date:
“The Power of the Purse”
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
10am - 12pm
Piazza in the Village, Colleyville
$30 Members and Guests
$35 Non Members
Shopping * Brunch * Speakers * Prizes
Come to our first ever Women in Business
brunch and learn about the 2010 fashion
trends, how to make your way to the top
of your specific ladder, and also how to
stay healthy and look your best.
Colleyville Chamber
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MaIntEnanCE • REModEL • REpaIR
Distributor of
AquA GuArd SAfety fenceS
Sponsorship Opportunities:
* Prada sponsor - $2,000
Reserved seating of eight, logo with website link on
event page of Chamber website, promotion in all
advertising material, opportunity to provide door
prize, one market table.
* Louis Vuitton Sponsor - $1,000
Reserved seating of six, name with website link on event
page of Chamber website, promotion in Weekly E-Newsletter
and bi-monthly magazine, opportunity to provide
door prize, one market table.
* Dooney & Bourke Sponsor - $650
Seating for four, one market table, recognition on
Chamber website and in newspaper ad preceding
event, opportunity to provide door prize.
* Coach Sponsor - $450
Seating for two, recognition on Chamber website and
newspaper ad preceding event, opportunity to provide
door prize.
* Market Table - $100 Members, $150 Non-members
Seating for one, opportunity to provide door prize, 8ft. market
table. Only 20 available.
Maximizing Your After Tax Earnings 14
–2009 and 2010 Tax Law Changes
and How it Will Affect Your Business
Many of the tax breaks you have been enjoying are scheduled to expire in 2010. Are you ready? Are you planning for the changes?
Area Ribbon Cuttings
New Members
Become a Member Today
Luncheon Member Recognition
Board Members
The start of 2010 has brought with it some new faces to our Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce Board. Join us in congratulating all of our 2010 Board Members.
on the cover:
10 Fort Worth Plastic Surgery
– Dr. Robert G. Anderson
Preserving Your Health and
Beauty for Over 20 years
Annual Awards Banquet Re-Cap 24
Calendar of Events 26
City Slickers 2010
“For over 20 years, he has served his patients,
earning the very distinguished reputation as
a caring, talented, and consistently successful
plastic surgeon.”
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The Colleyville Area Chamber is a reflection of all of our businesses and of our
community. The economy is on a slow process of recovery. Because of this,
everyone is doing more with less. We are working more hours and putting more
energy into our businesses. The Chamber has been doing the same. The Board of Directors has passed a lean
budget for this year, recognizing we need to do more with less income. The staff
has worked hard to reduce our expenses as much as possible. Now we all need to
pull together to utilize the Chamber and a great means to grow our businesses.
There are many low cost or no cost ways to do more for your business.
One of the most effective ways to take advantage of the Chamber is to become
involved in one of the networking groups of the Chamber. These groups become
promoters of our individual businesses and spend time understanding the unique
products and services our businesses offer. We all can use more positive word of
mouth advertising.
We recently held our Awards Banquet where we recognized the outstanding
service of many volunteers in the Chamber and in our community. This was a
great time to celebrate the past. Now we look forward to one of the most enjoyable
events of the Chamber: City Slickers. This has been a long-standing tradition of
our Chamber that many in our community enjoy attending. City Slickers provides another means for you to market your business to the
Colleyville area community through sponsorships, donating auction items or
volunteering on the committee. Make plans to join us on May 16 at the Grapevine
Convention Center! Dave Jung
Chairman of the Board
Mary Smith
[email protected]
lauren duke
Director of Membership
[email protected]
Stevie Bearden
Membership Coordinator
[email protected]
Colleyville Chamber
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sunny meeks
Events & Programs Coordinator
[email protected]
Shirlee Randall
Executive Assistant
[email protected]
traci townsend
Graphic Design & Marketing
[email protected]
Nelda Seifert
“...our team welcomed
17 new patients.”
The Fort Worth Plastic Surgery center
joined the Colleyville Chamber in July
of 2009. Understanding the value of
putting your membership to work, I was
anxiously awaiting the Chamber Expo
to showcase our practice as well as the
Robert G. Anderson, MD Medical Spa.
True to form, the Expo was packed and
our booth produced outstanding results.
From the Cosmetic and Reconstructive
side of our practice to our noninvasive
Medical Spa, Dr. Robert G. Anderson
and our team welcomed to date 17 new
patients. Thank you for putting on such
fabulous events that enable me to speak
with and meet so many people.
Carlene Altom
Fort Worth Plastic Surgery Center–
Dr. Robert G. Anderson
(817) 810-0770
“It’s a
Wonderful Life”
For 2009 our business was very
successful inpart to our relationship with
our friends at the Colleyville Chamber.
Those friends provided encouragement,
support, services, business and referrals.
Every small business needs friends.
If you remember the greatest movie
“It’s a Wonderful Life,” George built
relationships. George was faithful to his
friends in the good and bad times alike.
And when George had a bad day what he
needed most was his family & friends.
During this past year’s tumultuous
economic times it has been my family
and friends in the Colleyville Chamber
that have supported me and our business.
During 2009 our business GREW! Thank
you friends of Colleyville Chamber for
helping us succeed in 2009.
Rod Geisler
Home Energy Doctors
(817) 656-5096
Colleyville Chamber
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gotta Love
Your Chamber!
One thing I have learned about
networking is you get out of it what you
put into it!
As a second year member of the
Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce,
I have obtained many rewards through
the friendships developed with other
chamber members. What I have learned
is the chamber is an excellent tool to help
you find additional customers and create
lasting relationships. It is about knowing
the person behind the business name
which makes a difference with me. When
I became an Ambassador, I met Patrice
Ciaccio, Sales Director with Cambridge
Luxury Patio Homes. A year later I am
now in the process of building a house
with Cambridge Homes!
I am also involved with the Thursday
“Colleyville Connection” network group.
Guess who my realtor is? Sophie Tel-Diaz of
Prudential Texas Properties! Another person
who I trust with such a large investment.
That is just a small sample since I try
to do all my business with chamber
members now –to know them is to love
doing business with them. Therefore you
gotta love your chamber!
Scott M. Suiter
Concierge of Colleyville
(817) 948-6955
GCISD FFA Barn Open House
Grapevine High School
3223 Mustang Drive
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 251-5267
Dear Colleyville
Area Chamber of
Commerce Friends:
I wanted to thank you for a great first six
months. This has been my first Chamber
experience and I have been pleasantly
surprised. From the very welcoming
Ambassadors to the ever accommodating
staff – you guys know how to make a new
chamber member feel at home! As a guest at the August Monthly
Chamber Lunch, I learned first hand
the effectiveness of being involved in a
chamber. I was a new member and gave
my 30 second “commercial” to the large
crowd in attendance. As I walked off stage
and headed back to my seat, another
guest reached out for my arm and said he
wanted to meet me after the lunch. That
person, that day, became a client. “Developing students’ potential for premier
leadership, personal growth and career
success through agricultural education.” TyVe L.P. dba McDonald’s
Paige Green
Southlake Style Magazine–
Account Executive
(817) 416-4500
LeSara Cupcake Bar
5615 Colleyville Blvd., Suite 420
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 581-1999
“Providing quality service on time, the first time, every time.”
“We offer an assortment of traditional and
gluten-free cupcakes daily along with a
selection of frostings and toppings for you
to combine any way you like.”
Mr. Jim’s Pizza
Texas Beauty Institute
5609 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 656-4100
1001 Glade Rd. #100
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 514-6600
1900 Industrial Blvd., Suite 200
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 416-6934
“We serve the world some of its favorite
foods - World Famous Fries, Big Mac,
Quarter Pounder, Chicken McNuggets and Egg McMuffin.”
“Our goal is to be Colleyville’s favorite pizza place.”
“The Institute is dedicated to research,
implementation, training and equipment
in the art of non-invasive cosmetic recovery.”
Have your very own
Ribbon Cutting with the
Since the luncheon, there is not an event
in town that I walk into without knowing a
majority of the attendees – connections and
clients I have made through the Chamber. Thank you for all you do. I look forward to
a promising future as an active member
of the Colleyville Chamber.
Image Cleaners
5604 Colleyville Blvd., Suite C
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 427-1166
Shape Shifters Weight Loss
6230 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 442-4040
“Our primary goal is to have you shed
weight for life and keep it off because the
health benefits are tremendous.”
Contact Stevie Bearden at 817.488.7148 or
e-mail [email protected]
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new members
AccuExpress Provider
Services, LLC
Anita Ali
(214) 680-6954
ASDierolf Concrete, LLC
1527 Hwy 114 Grapevine, TX 76051
Tony Dierolf (214) 797-5825
5209 Heritage
Colleyville, TX 76034
Dr. Sreedevi Kodali
(817) 868-1616
Commerce Title Company
181 Grand Avenue, Suite 236
Southlake, TX 76092
Tiffanie Lyons
(817) 488-6626
gcisd FFA
3223 Mustang Drive
Grapevine, TX 76051
Kathryn Howlett
(817) 251-5267
Glint Advertising
and Design
235 NE Loop 820, Suite 304
Hurst, TX 76053
Ryan Cormier
(817) 616-0320
i5 Web Works
105 Creekway Bend
Southlake, TX 76092
Leslie Curtiss
(817) 657-5724
LeSara Cupcake Bar
5615 Colleyville Blvd, Suite 420
Colleyville, TX 76034
Susan Lott
(817) 581-1999
Apache’s Angels Foundation is a 501c3
non-profit support organizaiton for
Stajduhar Stables,
a hippo therapy and therapeautic
riding barn in Colleyville.
You are invited to
An Evening Among Angels
Saturday, April 17, 2010
6:30 pm to 11:00 pm
The Ranch of Lonesome Dove
Tickets are on Sale for $100 each.
Please email [email protected]
for ticket purchases and information.
Sponsorships Opportunities are still available at different levels.
Donations are welcome for the live and silent auction.
Colleyville Chamber
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LifeCare Acupuncture
and Alternative
Medicine Center
4603 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
Dr. Henry Li
(817) 788-8388
Permanent Makeup
1009 Glade Rd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
Tamara Turner, RN
(817) 343-8319
little giant printers
7905 Grapevine Hwy
Grapevine, TX 76051
Stephanie Sterie
(817) 281-2300
Mason Insurance Group
7702 Jefferson Circle
Colleyville, TX 76034
Dale Mason
(817) 770-8804
Pieter Andries Jewelers
2525 E. Southlake Blvd.
Southlake, TX 76092
Pieter Andries, GG
(817) 749-4367
PNC Mortgage
1866 E. Keller Pkwy., Ste. A
Keller, TX 76248
Mallory Bassham
(817) 337-8505
Ponder & Rivera, PLLC,
Attorneys & Counselors at Law
5712 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
Rachel Ponder
(817) 533-5100
scott electric
PO Box 1884
Roanoke, TX 76262
Michelle Scott
(817) 948-3915
Send Out Cards
Colleyville, TX 76262
Estee Hammer
(817) 800-9212
Shape Shifters
Weight Loss
6230 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
Don Mordecai
(817) 442-4040
Sterling’s Bookkeeping
& Tax Service
5418 St. Charles Ave. Dallas, TX 75223
Melissa Etie
(817) 455-4463
Stewart Title
6225 Colleyville Blvd., St. 150
Colleyville, TX 76034
Tracie Beeson
(817) 410-4111
The Body Firm
466 Mid-Cities Blvd
Hurst, TX 76054
Dave Fannin
(817) 891-1672
We love the Colleyville Area Chamber! We were
welcomed with open arms into this beautiful
community and can attribute 100% of our success
to the wonderful staff and members. Joining the
Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce is a must and
will be an integral part of your businesses success!
erin lucia
Ferrari’s Italian Villa
Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce
Annual Membership
The Colleyville Area Chamber
of Commerce is a non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote the
economic, civic and cultural well-being of the Colleyville area.
Information required
TSS Photography
2319 Hall Johnson Rd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
Dean James
(817) 251-8251
Benefits of Membership:
Business Category:
• New Contacts
physical Address:
•Business Referrals
• Credibility
•Professional Developement
• Value-Added
TyVe L.P. dba McDonald’s
5609 Colleyville Blvd
Colleyville, TX 76034
Tyrous Ingram
(817) 656-4100
• Discounts
E-mail Address:
•Community Support
• Relationships
Web Site Address:
W.E., Inc.
Christina Rinearson
(817) 310-6336
Make Check Payable to Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce
or charge to a credit card
Membership Levels:
○ Platinum
○ Gold $5,000
○ Silver $ 3,000
○ Bronze
○ Partner $275
○ Non-Profit or No Business
Affiliation $150
○ Corporations, Banks, Hospitals, Hotels, Universities or Utilities $450
I’d like to donate this additional amount
to the Colleyville Area Chamber of
Commerce Building Fund $_________.
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Mail to the colleyville
Area Chamber of Commerce
6700 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
Fax to (817) 488-4242
Sign up online at
For more information, contact lauren duke at (817) 488-7148
or e-mail [email protected]
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Welcome to the Team: J. Martin English, M.D.
Most recently, Dr. Anderson has announced J. Martin English, M.D., a board-certified plastic surgeon
with more than 20 years of experience, as the newest member of the surgical team at the Fort Worth
Plastic Surgery Center.
Preserving Your Health and Beauty for Over 20 years
Fort Worth Plastic Surgery Center
Robert G. Anderson, M.D., a board-certified plastic surgery
specialist and medical director of the Fort Worth Plastic
Surgery Center, provides exceptional care and outstanding
results to his cosmetic surgery patients. For over 20 years,
he has served his patients, earning the very distinguished
reputation as a caring, talented, and consistently successful
plastic surgeon.
Fort Worth Plastic Surgery Center specializes in
cosmetic surgery and complex reconstructive procedures.
Every member of Dr. Anderson’s support team – including
anesthesiologists, anesthetists, nursing personnel, and
administrative team – strive to provide you with relevant
information and the education you need to make the best
possible decisions for yourself. Dr. Anderson and his team
are experts in both the science of reconstructive surgery
and the art of cosmetic surgery at their Fort Worth practice. From facial rejuvenation and breast augmentation to body
contouring, their goal is the same: to preserve and enhance
your appearance and elevate your self-image.
When choosing a cosmetic surgeon, one of the most
important decisions you and your surgeon can make is
the choice of a surgery center. Fort Worth Plastic Surgery
Center is conveniently located at 800 12th Avenue in Fort
Worth’s medical district. While beautifully appointed, the
comfortable waiting area provides a most welcoming and
pleasant environment for patients, family and friends.
The immaculately maintained cosmetic surgery center is a
2000-square-foot, accredited facility in which Dr. Anderson
performs the majority of his procedures, providing an added
level of convenience and privacy to his patients.
Fort Worth Plastic Surgery Center is devoted to medical and
surgical excellence, offering comprehensive surgery services.
The education of their team, the selection of technologies,
and the range of surgical processes and procedures offered
are regularly updated to provide patients with the safest,
most comfortable surgical experience possible. The Fort
Worth Plastic Surgery Center features a vast array of clinical
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specialists and support team who assist patients throughout
their plastic surgery procedures and recovery.
As a renowned Fort Worth plastic surgeon, Dr. Anderson
is devoted to providing his patients with exceptional care
and outstanding results. Over the years, he has gained
considerable recognition as a leading facelift and rhinoplasty
(nose reconstruction) surgeon. He is also highly regarded as
a liposuction, tummy tuck and breast augmentation specialist
in the Metroplex.
Dr. Anderson is a member of numerous professional
organizations, including the American Society of Plastic
Surgery and the prestigious American Society of Aesthetic
Plastic Surgeons. He was seen in Forbes Magazine as one of
the top 10 cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons in
the United States in 2009, and also featured in Newsweek
Magazine as plastic surgeons you should know in Texas.
Prior to establishing himself as a cosmetic and reconstructiove
surgeon in Fort Worth, Dr. Anderson completed his medical
degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical
School at Dallas. He completed residencies in Plastic Surgery
and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, as well as a
fellowship in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery.
Dr. Anderson maintains a firm commitment to patient
education and the advancement of plastic surgery. He spent
more than five years on the full-time faculty of the University
of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been a member
of the editorial board of Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery
since 1987. He is the author of numerous scientific articles
and book chapters and is a nationally recognized authority on
facial nerve injuries.
Volunteering as a medical missionary, Dr. Anderson spent
nearly six months in the Fiji Islands, working with and
training local surgeons and lecturing at the University of the
South Pacific. More recently he has been involved in medical
missionary work in Mexico and Central America.
Dr. Anderson, his wife Janie, and their three children have
resided in the Fort Worth area since 1987. *
Dr. English complements Dr. Anderson’s expertise in offering world-class facial enhancement and
body contouring surgical procedures including facelifts, breast augmentations, abdominoplasty and
rhinoplasty, as well as the latest cosmetic techniques such as BOTOX, Fraxel Re:pair laser skin resurfacing
and several injectable fillers for specific areas of the face and neck.
Like Dr. Anderson, Dr. English is skilled in reconstructive surgery following treatment for skin cancer,
breast cancer and other medical conditions. In addition, Dr. English specializes in performing lower
body lifts of the torso, buttocks and thighs and is skilled at combining “tummy tucks” and liposuction. “Many patients who have undergone considerable weight loss after bariatric surgery have benefited
greatly from these techniques,” he says.
Dr. English received his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and his medical degree from
the University of Miami School of Medicine, where he graduated in the top five percent of his class.
Dr. English has been in private practice in the Dallas area since 1988 and continues to maintain a private
practice there in addition to offering his services at the Fort Worth Plastic Surgery Center. With the addition of another world-class surgeon and the ever-expanding selection of breakthrough
treatments and procedures available, Dr. Anderson and Fort Worth Plastic Surgery Center remain at the
forefront of surgical cosmetic enhancements in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
Get Your Summer Body On!
ZERONA® Body Sculpting Procedure
ZERONA® is a new non-invasive body sculpting
procedure designed to remove fat and contour the
body without invasive surgery. The ZERONA® Laser
Scanner allows for the emulsification of fat tissue,
which is then passed through the body during its
normal course of detoxification. ZERONA®, unlike
other procedures, allows the patient to continue his
or her daily activities without interruptions from
surgery, pain, wounds or garments.
About Face!
Fraxel Re:pair System
Fraxel re:pair® treatment is a preemptive strike
against a facelift that delivers surgery-like results for
the most severe skin damage! Dr. Anderson uses the
treatment to tighten skin and correct damage without
any incisions or subsequent scarring. Deep wrinkles,
irregular texture, age spots/sunspots, and sun-induced
redness are all treated by the Fraxel re:pair at The
Fort Worth Plastic Surgery Center. What’s more, most
patients are able to return to regular activities within
just one week!
Call (817) 810-0770 to schedule your
complimentary consultation and prepare
for swimsuit season with the team
at Fort Worth Plastic Surgery Center.
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from your Police Chief
Letter from the Mayor
Colleyville police are seeking cooperation from citizens and businesses to stop a recent
rash of vehicle burglaries in the city. And they’re providing a means...and a reminder...
to illicit that assistance: reintroduction of the Stop Thief/Hide-Lock-Take citizen action
program. This time we need our businesses to get involved.
Thanks to the Colleyville Area
Chamber of Commerce for
allowing me the opportunity to
introduce myself. My name is
Steve Dye, and I am honored to
be Colleyville’s new police chief. I
began my career with the Houston
Police Department in 1984 and
served with the Garland Police
Department the past 14 years,
where I retired as an assistant
chief to accept the position in Colleyville. In the coming weeks, Colleyville police will be working with local businesses to spread
the Stop Thief!/Hide-Lock-Take message by agreeing to display a small sign on the
front doors or front counters of local businesses. The police department will provide
the signs.
I have been fortunate to work in several different capacities in
my law enforcement career including, Patrol, Traffic, SWAT,
Narcotics, and Mounted Patrol. I have been married for
almost 25 years to my wife, Noemi, and we have two teenage
daughters in high school.
One of the main reasons I was interested in serving
Colleyville is the outstanding reputation of the city and its
unique character. Since starting last month, I have had a
chance to meet many members of the Colleyville community
and have been so impressed with the sincere and gracious
welcome I have received. I look forward to getting to know
many more of you in the weeks and months ahead. I am
privileged to work with professional and caring City of
Colleyville employees and will do my part to continue to
provide the best city services possible.
Under my leadership, our police department will continue to
emphasize a community policing philosophy in the deliverance
of a high level of police service. We will always understand
the importance of teamwork and collaboration with our
community members and business partners in maintaining
a safe and secure city. Our police department will focus on
professional customer service, delivered with integrity. We
will be mindful to use innovation to benefit our operations
and the people we serve, and to work as efficiently as possible.
It is truly an honor and privilege to be in Colleyville. I want to thank former police chief, Tommy Ingram, for his
years of service with the Colleyville Police Department and
wish him the best in his retirement. Thank you for your time
and I look forward to a continued high level of community
involvement always welcoming your input.
Steve Dye
Police Chief, Colleyville
Colleyville: Close to Home, Miles from Ordinary.
catch a flick at the imax cinema & Grill
listen to live Jazz at Main street chop & steak house
enjoy a Wine tasting at tivoli Wines
dance the night Away at Gloria’s
create a culinary Masterpiece at Market street
see the ne orchestra or opera at colleyville center
Get Married or renew Your vows at piazza in the village
unwind at one of 15 day spas
Since December, the city has seen an increase in vehicle burglaries. In roughly half of
those instances, police found that the cars were left unlocked. Now police are cautioning
drivers to hide your things, lock your car, and take your keys. The Colleyville Police
Department hopes it’s a message that is heeded not only in the parking lots of local
stores, gyms, and businesses, but at home while parked in the driveway—where many
of the burglaries have occurred.
Colleyville is indeed one of the safest cities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. However,
crime can happen anywhere and when people don’t take precautions, it becomes more
likely that crime will happen here. Statistics show that vehicle burglaries are crimes of
opportunity. If thieves can’t easily gain access to a car, home, or garage, they are more
likely to choose another target.
In 2008, the Colleyville Police Department launched the STOP THIEF! Program. The
first of its kind in Texas, the program is simple, consisting of a printed placard placed
on the car’s rearview mirror each time it is parked. The placard serves as a notice to
potential thieves that there are no valuables in the car; it also serves as a reminder
to vehicle owners to remove any valuables, including bags, purses, briefcases, money,
laptops, radar detectors, etc.
It’s good advice. Colleyville police hope people listen.
The business signs are free and can be obtained at the Colleyville Justice Center, 5201
Riverwalk Drive, in Colleyville. For more information, contact Community Services
Officer Raymon Cannon at 817.503.1230.
Mayor David Kelly
City of Colleyville
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5505 Colleyville Blvd., Suite 220
Colleyville, Texas 76034
Phone: (817) 514-6200
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Bonus Depreciation: Along with
Depreciation of assets there is a Bonus
Depreciation. This is another tax benefit to
stimulate spending. The bonus depreciation
allows you to write off ½ of your applicable
property/assets in addition to the asset
depreciation described above.
Maximizing Your
After Tax Earnings
2009 and 2010 Tax Law Changes
and How it Will Affect Your Business–
Many of the tax breaks you have been enjoying are scheduled to expire in 2010.
Are you ready? Are you planning for the changes?
In order to stimulate spending, the government allowed businesses the
opportunity to reduce income, resulting in reduced tax liabilities, enabling
small businesses to purchase equipment, hire staff, and market their business.
So as a business owner, when filing your 2009 returns, some of the key tax
considerations you should consider include: Depreciation of Assets, Bonus
Depreciations, Vehicles, Lease Hold Improvements, and Payroll Filing.
Asset Depreciation: Over the last 8 years, small businesses have been able
to fully depreciate assets purchased in a single year. In 2009, businesses could
deduct up to $250,000 from their revenues in depreciation, when total capital
purchases are under $800,000. Do note, that if your business purchased over
$800,00, the depreciation deduction would be decreased dollar for dollar over
the $800,000 investment.
However, there are always pros and cons. If your depreciation election increased
your income dramatically, you will lose the depreciation benefit in future years,
thus increasing your tax liabilities each year thereafter. To avoid this, you would
not take the write off immediately and thus write off the asset over a period of years. Note, this eight year opportunity is set to expire in 2010, so you may only be able
to depreciate $25,000 on 2010 asset purchases.
How you purchase and depreciate your assets should follow your business goals
and strategies, not the other way around. Due to the complexity of the options, this
is a topic that should be discussed with your CPA - it can make a huge difference
in your tax liabilities.
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The bonus depreciation can dramatically
increase your after tax earnings and can
be used to generate a loss. However, this is
planned to expire in 2010, so discussions
with your CPA are essential to ensure you
are not increasing your income significantly,
thus increasing your tax liabilities in
following years.
Vehicles: Another topic that continually
changes are vehicle deductions. In the past
there were a number of loop holes in vehicle
write-offs. This is no longer the case.
The only vehicles that have a 100% writeoff are heavy duty work vehicles that weigh
over 6,000 lbs. These can be written off over
a 7 year period. However, If your vehicle is
under 6,000 lbs, then it is considered listed
property and the write off amounts are:
Year 1 - $10,960, and Years 2 through 7 $2,960.
This now begs the question - should you
depreciate your vehicle or use mileage
allowance reimbursements. The vast
majority of circumstances indicate utilizing
mileage is a sounder financial strategy. This
again depends on the type of business.
Many companies buy vehicles in the
company name so they can write it off.
Did you know that buying a vehicle in
the company name makes you liable for
Business Personal Property Tax (BPP)? If
purchased personally, there is no current
tax on this property. The counties are
starting to ask and tax any property used
in business whether owned personally or
in a business name. The first target is the
realtors and their personally owned cars.
(Exceptions to this rule would include
large fleets of vehicles that you tend to
lease anyway.)
Ready for a remodel? Think first before you
begin in 2010. From Oct 2004 to year end
2009, businesses were allowed to improve
their leases and write off the improvements
over a 15 year period.
Do not rely on the past; “times
are a changing.” Work
very closely with your CPA to
ensure you are making the right
decisions for your business.
A Client Focused Mortgage Company
Unless there are changes to regulations,
this is expected to expire in 2010, meaning
businesses will have to write off remodelling
expenditures over 27.5 years for a rental
property, and 39 years for non-residential
- with no bonus depreciation! Something to
consider before renovating.
Payroll: Out of habit, many businesses
filed a 941 (quarterly). If your business pays
less than $1000 annual liability for social
security, Medicare, and withheld federal
taxes, you must file the 944 (annually), this
saves you money and time in quarterly tax
DIF Score: Another example of potential
financial impact is surpassing your DIF
score, which is a line the IRS uses to
determine who will be audited–your CPA
can help you determine how to best invest,
depreciate, and plan for the future without
exceeding your DIF score.
Do not rely on the past; “times are a
changing.” I encourage you to work very
closely with your CPA to ensure you
are making the right decisions for your
business. *
If you have any questions, or would
like a consultation, please contact:
Jon Chester, CPA, MST President and Managing Partner, Sterling’s Bookkeeping & Tax Service (214) 330-4682 x7 or visit
Kensington Mortgage Services
Phone: 214.564.4775
Fax: 817.685.8700
[email protected]
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from GCISD Superintendent
The spring semester is a busy time in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD. We continue recognizing student and staff accomplishments,
and celebrating the community partnerships that are vital to
the success of the District.
Ten GCISD schools made the list of higher performing schools
for 2009 as determined by the National Center for Educational
Achievement in conjunction with Just for the Kids. Schools are
selected based on outstanding performance across multiple
grades and years. GCISD schools making the list are: Bransford
Elementary, Colleyville Elementary, Grapevine Elementary,
Heritage Elementary, O.C. Taylor Elementary, Timberline Elementary, Colleyville Middle,
Heritage Middle, Colleyville Heritage High and Grapevine High.
Seven students qualified for the prestigious Texas All-State band and choirs. They performed
in February at the Texas Music Educators Association Annual Convention in San Antonio. Participants were: Laura Bumgardner and Kelly Springer, both of CHHS; and Teresa
Gottfredson, Dustin Norwood, Jordan Sakakeeny, Vanessa Todora, and Amanda Wills, all
of GHS. Congratulations to these outstanding musicians!
In February, 42 GCISD students attended the first North Texas Youth Leadership Institute, a
two-day leadership conference involving 150 juniors and seniors from GCISD, Carroll ISD and
Keller ISD. The conference focused on service leadership and on providing students with tools
to prepare them as effective and motivated leaders. The event was an excellent opportunity
for students to network with area business leaders and build leadership skills. Thanks to the
Southlake Kiwanis and Carroll ISD for sponsoring the event for our area students.
On a personal note, you likely have heard
that I have been named the sole finalist
for Superintendent of Richardson ISD.
The news is bittersweet for me – I am
excited about this new chapter in my life
and extremely honored by the invitation
to join hands with their team, but I will not
forget the joy I’ve experienced as part of the
GCISD family. I have thoroughly enjoyed
my time in this community and did not
make this decision without much thought
and prayer. Since coming to GCISD, I have
had the pleasure of working alongside
dedicated professionals who care deeply
about our students and are committed to
instructional excellence. I am proud of all
we’ve accomplished over the last 5½ years
and commend our students, staff, parents,
and community members for continued
support of quality programs. Rest assured
that GCISD is in good hands going forward. GCISD is successful because of this
community’s passion, love for students,
and commitment to being the best. As I
look to the opportunities ahead, I thank
you for the privilege and honor of serving
this community.
Many opportunities for involvement are
available in coming months. Important
dates include:
• March 8-12: Texas Public Schools
Week in GCISD
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in your new home?
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FINANCE your home
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Buying a home
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Let me guide you through
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• March 15-19: GCISD Spring Break
• April 18-19: G-C Education
Foundation Dinner, Auction and
Golf Tournament
• April 27-30: TAKS Testing
• May 18: GCISD Science Showcase
• May 31: Memorial Day, GCISD
Student/Staff Holiday
• June 4: Last Day for Students
• June 3: G-C Education Foundation
Academic Recognition Banquet
• June 6: Graduation
Kay Waggoner
GCISD Superintendent
Colleyville Chamber
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DECORATE your home
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with Pool
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Maintenance, Remodels & Repairs
Please visit to find out
more information on these Colleyville Area businesses.
Get Your
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City Slickers 2010
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May 16, 2010 . Grapevine Convention Center . 5:00-9:00PM
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. Platinum Stetson .
___ Gold Boot - $2,500
Name on posters, flyers and banner; full page business promotion in
City Slickers program; website banner ad and listed in magazine.
___ Trail Boss - $1,500
Name on posters, flyers and banner; half page business promotion
in City Slickers program; listed in magazine and on website.
invite you to join us for a
complimentary evening filled
with Live Entertainment,
Beer and Wine, Hundreds
of Auction Items...and More!
Register at:
or by calling 817-488-7148.
___ Silver Spur - $1,000
Name on posters, flyers and banner; quarter page business promotion
in City Slickers program; listed in magazine and on website.
. Branding Iron Sponsor.
___ Wrangler - $500
Quarter page business promotion in City Slickers program;
listed in magazine and on website.
___ Food Booth Vendor - $35
Feature your restaurant’s cuisine with a food booth at City Slickers;
listed in magazine and press release.
$25 per person
Complimentary admission
for members with RSVP.
. Gold Boot Sponsors .
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine
Southlake Style Magazine
. Trail Boss Sponsor .
Living Magazine
Colleyville Chamber
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. Other Contributing Sponsors .
All About Recognition
The Colleyville Courier
Republic Waste Services
Star Telegram
Crown of Life Lutheran Church & School
Milbern Ray and Company, LLP, CPA
ONCOR Electric Delivery
Tarrant County College Northeast Campus
The Original Joe’s Pasta ‘n Pizza
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Build it........................
Luxury Courtyard Villas
Award-winning Architecture
Boutique Builder Encourages Self-Expression
Easy Maintenance Adult Lifestyle Enclave
New Drug Free, FDA Approved* Treatment for Depression
T.M.S. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Advanced TMS Clinics
of Texas
Cambridge Homes - Patrice Ciaccio
601 Creekview Lane
Colleyville, TX 76034
(469) 446-1920
Close it.......................
Attentive & Experienced Staff
Practicing Real Estate Lawyer on Site
Convenient & Flexible Closing Schedules
Mobile Closing if you need it!
Gary L. Malone, M.D., P.A.
Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology
J.P. Barth Law Firm, PLLC - Reunion Title
Julia Barth
4215 Gateway Dr. #101
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 358-9500
Office Locations in Grapevine
and at Baylor All Saints in Fort Worth, Texas
For appointments or information call (817) 481-2767
Neurostar TMS Therapy is indicated for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in adult patients who have failed to acheive satisfactory improvement from one prior antidepressant medication at or above the minimal
effective dose and duration in the current episode.
Remodel it...............
Shutters and Shades by Hunter Douglas
Granite Countertops
Renaissance Blinds & Shutters
Larry Leeders
2209 Shadybrook Dr.
Bedford, TX 76021
(817) 307-1707
Open To The Public
1905 Forest Ridge Dr.
You’re worth more (to us)
Retire in it.................
Planning for a comfortable retirement
Protecting assets from health events
Estate Consideration
Member SIPC
Edward Jones -Karl J. Kelly
5600 Colleyville Blvd.
Suite J
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 427-5585
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City Slickers Live and Silent Auction
Sunday, May 16, 2010 • 5pm
Grapevine Convention Center
• Diamond spur - $5,000
Logo on posters, flyers & banner, advertising and press releases. Inside front or inside back cover promotion in City Slickers program, website banner ad, banner displayed at event and listed in magazine.
• Gold Boot - $2,500
Name on posters, flyers and banner; full page business promotion in City Slickers program, website banner ad and listed in magazine.
• Trail Boss - $1,500
Name on posters, flyers and banner; half page business promotion in City Slickers program; listed on website and
listed in magazine.
• Silver Spur - $1,000
Name on posters, flyers and banner; quarter page business
promotion in City Slickers program; listed in magazine and on website.
• Wrangler - $500
Quarter page business promotion in City Slickers program;
listed in magazine and on website.
• Food Booth Vendor - $35 for food permit
Feature your restaurant’s cuisine with a food booth at City Slickers; listed in magazine and press release.
Presenting Sponsor:
Investment Opportunities
22nd Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, September 13, 2010 • 11am
Trophy Club Country Club
• Feature Sponsor - $7,500 (Exclusive)
Logo on all marketing material, banner ad on events page of
chamber website for one year, tile-size ad on home page of chamber website for one month, two golf teams, logo on clubhouse
banner, logo on Colleyville Blvd. banner, five minute commercial
at reception, logo on goody bags.
• Eagle Sponsor - $3,000
Logo on all marketing material, logo on Colleyville Blvd. banner,
banner ad on events page of chamber website for six months, logo
on shirts or hats (first come, first served), logo on clubhouse banner, signage at golf tournament, two golf teams.
• Birdie Sponsor - $2,000
Banner ad on events page of chamber website for four months,
company name on marketing material, two golf teams, signage at golf tournament, name on Colleyville Blvd. banner, logo on golf towels.
• Golf Cart Sponsor - $1,500 (Exclusive)
Logo on all golf carts, company name on marketing material, one
golf team, signage at golf tournament, logo on golf gloves.
Business Expo
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Location and Time TBD
• Chairman of the Board -Feature Sponsor - $5,000
Logo prominent on Expo banner, advertising and press releases,
prominent larger booth in the lobby of the Expo, banner displayed prominently at Expo, listed in Chamber Newsletter, banner ad on the events page of the chamber website for one
year, tile ad on Chamber website home-page for two months,
visitors guaranteed to visit your booth through passport participation, opportunity to provide door prize.
• Presidential Sponsor - $2,500
Logo on Expo banner, advertising and press releases, larger
booth at Expo with choice of space, banner displayed at Expo,
listed in Chamber newsletter, banner ad on events page of the
Chamber website for six months, tile ad on Chamber website
homepage for one month, visitors guaranteed to visit your
booth through passport participation, opportunity to provide
door prize.
• Executive Sponsor - $1,000
Company name on Expo banner, advertising and press releases,
listed in Chamber newsletter & website, booth at Expo, visitors
guaranteed to visit your booth through passport participation,
opportunity to provide door prize.
• Director Sponsor - $500
Listed in Chamber newsletter and website, booth at Expo, visitors guaranteed to visit your booth through passport participation, opportunity to provide door prize.
Networking Opportunities
• Leads Explosion, Quarterly Luncheon
$15 Members, $20 Non Members • Young Professionals, Second Wednesday
Contact Stevie Bearden for more info!
• Coffee & Spiels • First Wednesday
DBU Hurst/Colleyville Campus, 8:15-9:15am
FREE networking, breakfast and a feature presentation
• Weekly Networking Groups
All networking groups are category exclusive. Business Builders • Mondays • 12pm
Contact Jason Ridley, [email protected]
l.e.a.d.s. • 2nd & 4th Wednesday’s • 12pm
Contact Jim Hilton, [email protected]
Hour of Power • Tuesdays • Cafe Italia • 12pm
Contact Doug MacPherson, [email protected]
Success Express • 2nd & 4th Wednesdays • 7:30am
Contact Mallory Bassham, 214.762.4810
rainmakers private client
Contact Tim Waterworth, [email protected]
AM Business Development • Thursdays • 7:30-8:30am
Contact Brian Luker, [email protected]
Luncheon Connection • Thursdays • 12pm
Contact Alan Linford, [email protected]
Colleyville Business Connection • Fridays • 12pm
Contact Joe Aguilar, [email protected]
• Super Ticket Sponsor - $1,250 (Exclusive)
Company name on marketing material, company name on Super
Ticket bracelets, one golf team, signage at each contest hole.
Bi-Monthly Magazine
Website -
• Par Sponsor - $1,000
The Chamber’s bi-monthly magazine is mailed directly to all Colleyville
residents and businesses as well as all Chamber members, totaling
11,000 distributed copies. The magazine can be downloaded from our
Our website,, receives over 135,000 hits a
month and more than 60 unique visitors everyday! We can track how
many visitors click your link so you can see the value of your ad! 5% discount on annual commitments.
• Rotating tile ad on home page - $100 Monthly
• Drink Cart Sponsor - $750 (2 available)
You can advertise in one issue, three issues or all six! Sign up to advertise for six issues and receive 5% off each ad, or sign up for three issues and receive 3% off each ad!
• Trophy Sponsor - $1,250 (Exclusive)
The Empowered Woman
“The Power of the Purse”
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 • 10am
Piazza, Colleyville Center
• queen sponsor - $2,000
Reserved seating of eight, logo with website link on event page of chamber website, promotion in all advertising material,
opportunity to provide door prize, one market table.
• princess Sponsor - $1,000
Reserved seating of six, name with website link on event page of
chamber website, promotion in Weekly E-Blast and bi-monthly
magazine, opportunity to provide door prize, one market table.
• dutchess Sponsor - $600
Seating for four, one market table, recognition on Chamber Company name on marketing material, company name on all trophies, one golf team, prominent signage at tournament, logo
with link on events page of Chamber website.
Company name on marketing material, one golf team, prominent
signage at tournament, item in goody bags.
Recognition on beverage carts, logo on koozies, prominent signage
at tournament, two players.
• Score Card Sponsor - $500 (2 available)
Logo on all score cards, recognition at reception and in newspaper
ad, two players.
• Tee Sponsor - $175 / 1 course, $300 / 2 courses
Includes signage at sponsored tee, ability to set up table and distribute material, recognition in newspaper ad.
Seating for two, recognition on Chamber website and newspaper
ad proceeding event, opportunity to provide door prize.
• Market Table - $100
Seating for one, opportunity to provide door prize, 8ft market table.
Presenting Sponsor:
Fort Worth Plastic Surgery Center
–Dr. Robert G. Anderson
Colleyville Chamber
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• Business Center Feature - $1,700
• Back Cover - $950
• Inside Front Cover - $800
• Inside Front Page - $775
• Inside Back Cover - $775
• Full Page Ad - $700
• Half Page Ad - $500
• Quarter Page Ad - $375
• Business Card Ad - $175
Traci Townsend, Graphic Design and Marketing, can create print ads,
website ads or a flyer for only $100!
E-mail [email protected]
website and in newspaper ad proceeding event, opportunity to provide door prize.
• countess Sponsor- $450
• Front Cover - $2,200
• Static tile ad on home page - $175 Monthly
• Banner ad on Hot Deals page - $100 Monthly
• Banner ad on Contact Us page - $175 Monthly
• Banner ad on Job Postings page - $100 Monthly
• Banner ad on Member Directory page - $185 Monthly
• Banner ad on Member Category page - $50 Monthly
• Web Enhancement Package - $250 Yearly
By advertising for $50 on your category page, you will be moved to the top of the search list and highlighted in blue!
BUNDLE Magazine and Web Advertising • Additional 2% Discount
* All sponsorship benefits
are subject to change.
Contact [email protected]
for details on sponsoring an upcoming event.
FastBlasts! • Sent Every Monday • $100
Weekly Update • Sent Every Friday • $25 per week
Get your next business promotion out to the public FAST by utilizing the Chamber’s FastBlast! FastBlasts! are sent every Monday to over
1,200 Chamber Member Representatives. There is a waiting list, so be sure and book your blast in advance!
Take advantage of our “Promotional Opportunities” section on our Friday Weekly Update. Our Friday Weekly Update goes out every Friday to over 1,200 members and business representatives. You can write 75 words to describe your business promotion.
E-mail [email protected] for all your advertising needs!
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April 21, 2010
July 21, 2010
October 13, 2010
congratulates the following winners of the
34th Annual Awards Banquet:
Business of the Year Award
Outstanding Service–Business Award
Ambassador of the Year Award
SCOTT SuITER, Concierge of Colleyville
Outstanding Service–Individual Award
Director of the Year Award
STEvE JENKINS, Asset Preservation Group
BARRY KLOMPuS, DFW Fine Properties
Community Spirit–Business Award
President’s Award
JASON RIDLEY, Allstate Insurance
Community Spirit–Individual Award
Youth of the Year Award
SuSAN SANDERS, Don Sanders Marketing
volunteer of the Year Award
Leadership Award
Member of the Year Award
Citizen of the Year Award
Ferrari’s Italian Villa
1200 William D. Tate
Grapevine, TX 76051
ambassador of the Month
Kim Harrison
business of the Month
Crown of Life Lutheran
Church & School
Diane Myers
Gold SponSorS:
Media SponSorS:
Southlake Style Magazine
Texas Health Harris
Methodist Hospital at HeB
Silver SponSorS
Bronze SponSorS
All About Recognition
Allen Samuels Dodge Hyundai
ATMOS Energy
Bank of Texas
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine
Ken Green & Co. C.P.A.’s
Mark S. Henderson, CFP®
City of Colleyville
Colleyville Woman’s Club
Crown of Life Lutheran Church & School
DFW Airport
Brad & Earlene Garvey
Grapevine-Colleyville Education Foundation
Susan Williams
Market Street
ONCOR Electric Delivery
Wells Fargo Bank
President of the Asset Preservation Group, Inc.
Asset Preservation Group
our sponsor: Texas Back Institute,
our speaker: Tara Green, and our
caterer: Sweet Memories Cakes,
Catering & Florals for making the December luncheon a very successful event.
We WoUld alSo like To THank oUr SponSorS:
preSenTinG SponSor:
Member of the Month
Steve Jenkins
We would like to thank
Owner of Kensington Mortgage
Join the Colleyville Area
Chamber of Commerce
for Young Professionals!
Join next generation leaders
who are passionate about building
better places to live and work!
march 17 5:30pm
april 14 5:30pm
may 11 5:30pm
for event location.
january Luncheon
Chairman’s Award
December Luncheon
to the award winners of our December
and January Chamber Luncheons!
Member of the Month
Ralph Zuranski
Gator Management
ambassador of the Month
Cindy Koetter
BB&T Bank
business of the Month
Gaylord Texan
We would like to thank
our sponsor: Barbara Gordon Montessori School, our speaker:
Mant Hawkins, and our caterer:
Cliff’s Star Neighborhood Grill for making this a wonderful January luncheon!
E-mail [email protected] for details!
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Upcoming Chamber Events
executive board of directors
Coffee and Spiels 8:15-9:15am
How to Survive in Today’s World of Cyber Attacks
Deborah Frazier, User Friendly Computers
DBU Hurst Colleyville
110 Grapevine Hwy in Hurst
RSVP to [email protected]
Monthly Luncheon 11:30am
Crown of Life Lutheran Church & School
6605 Pleasant Run Road
Colleyville, TX 76034
11 Brown Bag Lunch Seminar– 11:00am-1:00pm
Business-Building Secrets of Online PR
See ad on Inside Front Cover for more details.
David Jung
Brad Rice
Susan Williams
Cecilia Monacelli
Mike Taylor
Mark Henderson
Crown of Life
Lutheran Church
Decker Jones
Kensington Mortgage
Community Volunteer
Economic Development
Edward Jones,
Colleyville City Council
Business Strategies
Asset Preservation
Speaker: Robert Early - JPS CEO
Sponsor: Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB
Caterer: Chill
Rebecca Barksdale
Barry Klompus
Carlene Altom
Shirlee Randall
Mary Smith
Vice-Chairman Marketing
Tarrant County
Commissioner’s Office
Special Events
DFW Fine Properties
Dr. Robert G. Anderson
Board Secretary
advisory board
17 St. Patrick’s Day Mixer/Young professionals 5:00pm
The Original Joe’s Pizza n’ Pasta
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or just another Wednesday! Lee and Emma at The Original Joe’s Pasta N Pizza are offering free appetizers, beer and wine for all Chamber members who attend the mixer on the 17th. Donations will be accepted for City Slickers so bring your donation to the mixer.
Monthly Luncheon 11:30am
Crown of Life Lutheran Church & School
6605 Pleasant Run Road
Colleyville, TX 76034
Coffee and Spiels 8:15-9:15am
Ferrari’s Italian Villa
1200 William D. Tate
Grapevine, TX 76051
$15-members, $20 non-members
RSVP to [email protected]
Multi-Chamber Mixer 5:00-7:00pm
Hilton Southlake Town Square
The following Chambers are invited: Colleyville, Grapevine, Southlake, Keller, NW Metroport & HEB. FREE tickets will be required for entry and must be picked up at the Colleyville Chamber office prior to the event.
RSVP to [email protected]
Young Professionals 5:30pm
Leads Explosion 11:00am-1:00pm
Colleyville Chamber
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Coffee and Spiels 8:15-9:15am
Crown of Life Lutheran Church & School
6605 Pleasant Run Road
Colleyville, TX 76034
Young Professionals 5:30pm
See pages 18 & 19 for more information
Monthly Luncheon 11:30am
Lance Andrew
Danielle Arnett
Roger Badchkam
Susan Clark
Bob Culley
Atmos Energy
Elixir Salon and
Day Maker
Sweet Memories
Cakes and Catering
Larry Darlage
Carlos De La Torre
Paige Dixon
Evelyn Englert
John Fletcher
TCC Northeast
Brad Garvey
City Slickers
6511 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
board of directors
Ken Green
Elsie Gunter
Robin Hall
David Kelly
Ken Green & Co.
Woodhaven Bank
Destination Health
Mayor of Colleyville
Micah Lane
Jay Long
Kenny Marchant
Danielle Marez
DeeDee Ogrin
ViewPoint Bank
Mid-Cities Black
Belt Academy
Baylor Grapevine
John Orrell
Keith Riewe
Shirley Schollmeyer
Kevin Smith
Ginny Tigue
J.S.M. Investments
Bice’s Florist
B & S Diversified
Tivoli Wines
Tigue Properties
Vicki Truitt
Kay Waggoner
Laurie Wall
Randy White
Renova Williams
State Representative
The Wall Team
Randy White Real
Estate Services
Eric Cook
Steve Ewing
Jennifer Fadden
Market Street
Frost Bank
City Manager
Robert Gill
Denise Procaccino
Jason Ridley
Robert B. Gill, CPA
Community Volunteer
Jeff Robinson
Susan Sanders
Lynn Stillman
Macaux Floral
Couture & Events
Don Sanders
All About Recognition
Chris Strittmatter
Barbara Walker
Barbara Wicker
Peoples Bank
The Station House
(817) 488-7795
Fax (817) 251 5079
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1450 Hughes Road, Suite 108
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Apache’s Angels
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(817) 991-1751
DBU Hurst-Colleyville
Campus page 3
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DFW Fine Properties page 17
2900 W. Southlake Blvd 180
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 271-1569
Bluebonnet Hills
Funeral Home page 13
5725 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 498-5894
100 Main Street
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 503-1000
Colleyville Center page 16
Colleyville Chamber
110 Grapevine Hwy
Hurst, TX 76054
(214) 333-5888
Fort Worth Plastic Surgery
Center–Dr. Robert G. Anderson
800 12th Avenue, Suite 100
Fort Worth. TX 76104
(817) 810-0770
4215 Gateway Drive #101
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 358-9500
Karl Kelly –
Edward Jones page 20
5600 Colleyville Blvd, Suite J
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 427-5585
Kathryn Bradford –
Bradford Interiors page 17
(817) 797-4277
Lapels Dry
Cleaning page 12
5505 Colleyville Blvd., #220
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817)514-6200 page 21
(817) 876-8654
Patrice Ciaccio –
Cambridge Homes page 20
601 Creekview Ln.
Colleyville, TX 76034
(469) 446-1920
Pool Pirates page 2
1000 Ballpark Way, Suite 208
Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 804-4971
Shape Shifters
Weight Loss page1
6230 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 442-4040
Susan Williams –
Kensington Mortgage page 15
Larry Leeders – Renaissance
Blinds & Shutters page 20
Colleyville, TX 76034
(214) 564-4775
Housewarmers page 28
(817) 307-1707
Inside Front Cover
Hwy. 26 Mini Storage page 26
MasterCenter for Minimally
Invasive Surgeries
(972) 217-5547
City of Colleyville page 12
4709 Colleyville Blvd, Suite 550
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 485-9700
Colleyville Rotary Club page 28
816 W. L.D. Lockett Dr.
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 849-1999
5301 Riverwalk Drive
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 503-1330
Colleyville Family
Karate Center page 21
Julia Barth –
J.P. Barth Law Firm, Pllc page 20
6511 Colleyville Blvd
Colleyville, TX 76034
Jason Ridley –
The Ridley Agency page 17
4100 Heritage Avenue, Ste. 107
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 358-0480
MArch/april 2010
Inside Back Cover
1545 E. Southlake Blvd., Suite 140
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 748-0200
Melanie Vowell –
Prospect Mortgage page 17
Colleyville, TX 76262
(817) 715-5613
Texas Health Harris Methodist
Hospital Southlake
1545 East Southlake Blvd.
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 748-8785
Westgate Properties
Back Cover
714 Centerpark, Suite 140
Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 313-9573
“Your Success is Our Business”
6700 Colleyville Blvd.
Colleyville, TX 76034
P-817.488.7148 F-817.488.4242
Postal Customer
Colleyville, Texas 76034
Six Luxury Colleyville Office Condos For Sale or Lease
Owner Financing Available
Available Spaces:
710 Centerpark
714 Centerpark
4601 Colleyville Blvd.
4603 Colleyville Blvd.
Medical/General Office
1155 - 2468 sq. ft.
$239,000 - $494,000
Prices and availability subject to change without notice.
This information will need to be verified by buyer.
$18 - $20 PPS Lease
Master Builder
High Traffic
Hwy. 26 Frontage
Energy Efficient
Medical Parking
High End Finish Out

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