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Get Fit in the Heights: Houston Gym

Almost 25 years ago, Houston Gym opened as an alternative to big, impersonal fitness centers with staffs of high-pressure salespeople. They built a facility that boasts NEW state-of -the-art equipment, yet retains the casual feel of a neighborhood gym.  They are a locally owned gym with a friendly neighborhood feel, the exact opposite of the [...]

2022-01-06T05:36:39-06:00January 6th, 2022|Chamber News|

Economic Forecast Luncheon UPDATE

Economic Forecast Luncheon Postponed.  Due to the levels of uncertainty that we are currently facing regarding the COVID-19 situation, for the safety of all involved, we are postponing our Economic Forecast Luncheon event.  It is very important to our Chamber that we provide the best experience for the  participants at our events as possible and [...]

2022-01-05T05:57:44-06:00January 5th, 2022|Chamber News|

Treasures in the Heights: Camp Bow Wow

Treasures in the Heights featuring Camp Bow Wow Greater Heights.  Camp Bow Wow is North America’s largest pet care franchise and leading provider of doggy day care, boarding, training and grooming. Dogs (or “Campers”) enjoy all-day play in indoor and outdoor play yards. Each Camper is required to pass a socialization interview, be spayed or [...]

2022-01-02T08:29:23-06:00January 2nd, 2022|Chamber News|

Greater Heights College or Vocational Scholarship Application 2022

GREATER HEIGHTS COLLEGE or VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE:  February 22, 2022 Eligibility: Any senior planning to attend college or vocational school in the fall. Be from one of the following area schools: Heights High, Waltrip, Northside, Washington, Scarborough, Lutheran North, St. Pius X, St. Thomas, YES (Central), KIPP (Central), Incarnate Word, Law Enforcement H.S., Memorial Hall, [...]

2021-12-21T04:37:00-06:00December 21st, 2021|Chamber News, Education|

Education Recognition October, November 2021

The Greater Heights Chamber Education Committee’s Recognition Program October, November 2021 Memorial Hermann Greater Heights recognizes the following individuals: Lindsey Warneke, Educator (Lutheran High North) for her Outstanding Attitude, always willing to go above and beyond to help students understand. Julie Bennett, Educator (Lutheran High North) for being a great resource and advocate for their [...]

2021-12-14T07:54:52-06:00December 14th, 2021|Chamber News, Education|

Neil McGlone

Former Board Member and friend, Neil McGlone,  passed away unexpectedly on November 15, 2021. Neil was an avid golfer. He volunteered with First Tee-Greater Houston, working with young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life enhancing values and promoting healthy choices through the game of golf. Neil returned to Pittsburg in 2020 [...]

2021-11-18T06:48:38-06:00November 18th, 2021|Chamber News|

Thankful for Local: Forever Young by Sandee

Thankful for Local featuring Forever Young by Sandee Forever Young by Sandee takes skin care to the next level with more Holistic and Natural approach. This supports a more stronger foundation from muscles to fascia upwards to the skin for longer lasting results, healthier glowing skin and younger you. https://youtu.be/fX9ueatD5tI

2021-11-04T05:50:26-05:00November 4th, 2021|Chamber News|

Thankful for Local: Hope Lutheran Church

Thankful for Local featuring Hope Lutheran Church.  At Hope Lutheran Church, they are a center of hope, a caring community, supporting individuals, nurturing children, assisting families, reaching out in the joy, love and fellowship that comes from our Lord, Jesus Christ. https://youtu.be/LoYim_9P6HE

2021-10-29T06:25:44-05:00October 29th, 2021|Chamber News|

Fall in the Heights: Fizz Nails

Fall in the Heights featuring Fizz Nail Lounge. Fizz Nail Lounge was established in 2015. They are not your average nail salon. They are here to help you incorporate this idea into your lifestyle. Once your nails are done, you'll feel like a whole new person. https://youtu.be/8U3IWL8jqoc

2021-10-21T04:01:02-05:00October 21st, 2021|Chamber News|

We Are Stronger Together!

Chamber of Commerce Day is observed on the third Wednesday of October. The Chamber of Commerce’s primary objective is strengthening local businesses of all sizes.  The best way to honor this organization is to use their services by supporting, volunteering, and attending events.      

2021-10-18T11:01:57-05:00October 18th, 2021|Chamber News|

Fall in the Heights: Circa Real Estate

Fall in the Heights featuring Circa Real Estate. Circa Real Estate is an outstanding Heights Chamber member. Her office also serves as an art gallery. Be sure to stop by and say hello and check out the amazing art! New featured Artist every quarter. Circa Real Estate is a full-service real estate company based in [...]

2021-10-14T05:25:20-05:00October 14th, 2021|Chamber News|

Education Recognition September 2021

The Greater Heights Chamber Education Committee’s Recognition Program September 2021 Primeway Federal Credit Union recognizes the following students: Eduardo Rubio (Northside High School) for being a great team player and helping to make everyone feel included. Christopher Garcia (Northside High School) for being a team player and stepping up for his band when positions needed [...]

2021-10-12T11:02:51-05:00October 12th, 2021|Chamber News, Education|

2021-2022 Board of Directors

As we start our new fiscal year, we would like to introduce you to your new board of directors. The Board of Directors governs the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce and is responsible for all policy-making decisions. Board members often serve as liaisons to each of the committees. Congratulations to our newest Board Members! Craig [...]

2021-10-08T07:09:24-05:00October 8th, 2021|Chamber News|

Celebration of Education!

Celebration of education is the theme for this school year!  Each month the Education Committee accepts submissions from every school, all levels, for students, staff and educators who have demonstrated achievement in some way, academic, social/emotional/behavior, attendance, achievement of some kind.  Achievement can be a team, an organization, group or individual.  All schools in the [...]

2021-10-08T06:15:01-05:00October 8th, 2021|Chamber News, Education|

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Thank you to our 2021 Gala Sponsors.  Proceeds from our events assist in the ongoing activities of the chamber. This growing Chamber provides a forum into which into members' businesses can fit together in an atmosphere of mutual benefit. An abundance of activities provide occasions to create new business opportunities. It is exciting to see [...]

2021-09-22T12:13:26-05:00September 22nd, 2021|Chamber News|

Annual Meeting Notice

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the annual meeting of the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce will be held on September 9th, 7:00am, at the Sheraton Brookhollow. The Board encourages you to attend this important meeting. At this meeting, we will provide reports on the Chamber’s accomplishments over the past year [...]

2021-08-19T06:23:05-05:00August 17th, 2021|Chamber News|

HG Home Inspection: Appointment Coordinator

HG Home Inspection is looking for part-time appointment coordinators for our office in the Heights area. Duties include answering phones and booking appointments, monitoring emails/text messages, and other administrative duties. Administrative or Secretarial experience/background is preferred. Any interested party can send their inquiries and resume to ashley@hilshergroup.com

2022-07-07T06:12:29-05:00August 12th, 2021|Job Board|

We are excited to announce the last phase of live events starting August 2021

Join us and connect with other members at the Heights Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Connection.  Breakfast Connection will be held the second Thursday of each month at the Sheraton Houston Brookhollow at 3000 North Loop West, Houston, TX 77092. Our program begins at 7 am but guests are welcome to come in earlier to take advantage [...]

2021-06-30T06:00:42-05:00June 30th, 2021|Chamber News|

Letter from President: Call for Board nominations

It is my pleasure to announce that we are opening the call for nominations for the Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The opportunity to serve our membership, while rewarding, is a commitment.  Beyond the monthly Board meetings, we are empowered with the responsibility to guide the Chamber on behalf of each and [...]

2022-06-20T10:41:24-05:00May 19th, 2021|Chamber News|

FEMA assistance from the recent winter storm

As you may already know, the registration period to apply for FEMA assistance from the recent winter storm will end soon, on April 20th. In an attempt to reach as many affected residents as possible, I am forwarding you flyers regarding registration. Flyers are available in many languages so, if you have residents that speak [...]

2021-04-14T05:14:22-05:00April 14th, 2021|Chamber News|

Terry Bryant Honors Nurses Through Giveaway

The accident & injury law firm of Terry Bryant will be giving away $600 to 10 Houston nurses randomly selected from a list of nominees submitted by members of our community. Though the past year has been challenging for everyone living through the COVID-19 pandemic, few groups have been asked to do more than nurses. [...]

2021-04-14T04:45:59-05:00April 13th, 2021|Chamber News|

Time could be right for price increase

Back in the early 2000s I worked for a company that was owned by a private equity firm. The private equity firm had lots of businesses in America and the owners hoped they all would flourish and make money. The private equity folks were located in New York City and they had a building full [...]

2021-04-12T06:05:28-05:00April 12th, 2021|Chamber News|

2021 Scholarship Winners

  Congratulations to our 2021 Scholarship Winners and Students preparing to serve our country and defend our freedom!  We wish you much success in your future endeavors. Thank you to our amazing sponsors: Primeway Federal Credit Union Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Adams Insurance Service Members Trust of the Southwest Credit Union SendOutCards Reynold and Assoc. [...]

2021-04-14T04:47:08-05:00April 8th, 2021|Chamber News|

Small business marketing always starts with content

Marketing a small business has never been harder than it is today. Survey after survey shows the cost and understanding of modern-day digital and social media marketing has consumed business owners unlike ever before. Why? Digital marketing used to be so easy. You posted to social media, had a decent website, and if you invested just a little time [...]

2021-04-05T09:24:52-05:00April 5th, 2021|Chamber News|

Small business marketing costs more than ever

In Part 1 of this series on small business marketing, we laid out the evidence that easy marketing tools on digital and social media do not mean digital and social media marketing is easy. It’s not. Don’t believe a single person who tells you otherwise. Even when that 20-something down the street tells you social media is [...]

2021-03-29T10:51:10-05:00March 29th, 2021|Chamber News|

Tax Day for individuals extended to May 17: Treasury, IRS extend filing and payment deadline

IR-2021-59, March 17, 2021 WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days. “This continues [...]

2021-03-25T05:07:26-05:00March 23rd, 2021|Chamber News|

Experienced business owners cautious in 2021

There is no better teacher than experience. One of the exciting components of this year’s McElvy Partners Small Business Sentiment Survey is that experienced business owners took the time to respond – 86 percent of those surveyed have been in business more than four years. When we surveyed, we asked these businesses to tell us [...]

2021-03-23T04:22:24-05:00March 23rd, 2021|Chamber News|

Agreement will extend PPP through May

  Big news out of Washington, D.C., Thursday as a bipartisan group of Senators and House members have introduced legislation that would extend PPP for small businesses by two months. According to a report from Politico, House Small Business Chair Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) announced an agreement to extend the deadline until [...]

2021-03-18T06:09:19-05:00March 18th, 2021|Chamber News|

Announcing the Governor’s Small Business Resource Portal!

Dear Texas Small Business Owners & Economic Development Partners, The Office of Small Business Assistance is excited to announce the official launch of the Governor's Small Business Resource Portal! Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business owner, the portal will provide you with the most relevant resources and contacts to help you [...]

2021-03-18T04:27:21-05:00March 18th, 2021|Chamber News|

Small businesses not sure what to expect in 2021

Small businesses are uncertain about the rest of 2021, weary of spending money, increasing marketing expenditures or adding new employees to the payroll. Even still, these business owners are optimistic that customers and revenue will grow. Those are the key findings from a survey of 124 small businesses that are clients of McElvy Partners, a [...]

2021-03-12T06:26:08-06:00March 12th, 2021|Chamber News|

Enormous PPP changes for self-employed; some left behind

The Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury have made another major change to the government’s stimulus plan for small businesses: the PPP changes for self-employed will allow a much bigger forgivable loan. In a clarification to PPP, called an “Interim Final Rule,” Treasury changed the way available loans can be calculated for any business that [...]

2021-03-09T10:13:18-06:00March 9th, 2021|Chamber News|

Play Local: Loft 18

Check out our Play Local series for Buy Local Heights. Today we feature Loft 18. EAT. DRINK. GOLF! "Interactive sports bar & lounge” - featuring 5 Full Swing golf & multi-sport simulators, All American style Dishes, Bar, dining, lounge areas, biggest indoor TV screen, games & more!

2021-03-04T04:50:26-06:00March 4th, 2021|Chamber News|

Your Heights Chamber of Commerce in the Community

As part of our community initiative, we have tools to help in the workplace and community. From self-care for employers,  mental health, and etiquette in the workplace we have literature available for you to share with your staff and customers. Bloom Where You're Planted COVID-19 and Mental Health Healthy Heights Mental Health Self Care Tips [...]

2021-02-12T07:04:49-06:00February 3rd, 2021|Chamber News|

Love Local: Federal American Grill

Don't miss our Love Local series for Buy Local Heights. The Federal American Grill is a modern dining experience featuring fresh, locally sourced food and genuine service. Their restaurant features a modern American menu comprised of local organic meat and produce, locally-sourced fish and seafood, and an extensive cured meat and charcuterie program, all served [...]

2021-02-03T10:18:47-06:00February 3rd, 2021|Chamber News|

Eat Local: Preslee’s – Southern Good Eatery

Check out our Eat Local series for Buy Local Heights. Preslee's - Southern Good Eatery is a restaurant & bar with a back patio & playground for kiddos, friendly pets, & fire pit lovers. If you're looking for a place that serves your favorite drinks, tasty southern food, entertainment for your family, or a space to [...]

2021-01-22T04:39:13-06:00January 22nd, 2021|Chamber News|

Eat Local: Tony’s Mexican Restaurant

Check out our Eat Local series for Buy Local Heights. Tony's Mexican Restaurant was established by owner Tony Vega with the first location opened in 1992 in the Heights area of Houston (Ella & 23rd), and recently opened the West location in Katy (I-10 & Barker Cypress). Both locations instantly hit it off, and are [...]

2021-01-19T13:13:19-06:00January 13th, 2021|Chamber News|