About Director of Operations

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Director of Operations has created 87 blog entries.

Mark Rafail

Agency President Rafail Insurance Agency - Farmers Insurance  Mark Rafail was born in Houston, Texas and grew up on the West side Houston. He attended Cy Springs High School and graduated from Texas A&M University. His very first job was at Wal-Mart in the stationary department. Mark’s ambition is to become the #1 Insurance Agent [...]

2022-03-30T06:28:41-05:00March 30th, 2022|Member Spotlight|

Heights Business Spotlight for The Federal Grill

The Federal Grill is Houston’s premiere spirits and scratch kitchen destination set in a laid-back venue featuring American eats, drink flights weekend brunch and more in dark, plush digs. Dress up or dress down. A bourbon, or a beer. A ribeye, or a burger. Once you’re here, you’ll find that “Yes is the answer, what [...]

2022-03-30T06:24:02-05:00March 30th, 2022|Chamber News|

Heights Business Spotlight for Vida Family Medicine

Vida Family Medicine is an innovative membership family medicine practice providing primary care for all ages as well as comprehensive in-home fourth trimester care and lactation support. Member benefits include virtually unlimited office and virtual visits without co-pays, direct access to your board-certified physician, house calls as needed, and exclusive lab and imaging discounts.   [...]

2022-03-23T06:35:25-05:00March 23rd, 2022|Chamber News|

Thank you to our Heights Crawfish Sponsors

Thank you to all of our Heights Crawfish Sponsors! We appreciate your support! ACI Consulting Architects BB’s Tex-Orleans Badder’s Law Firm Bayou City Aire Collision King HEB Houston Highway Credit Union Master Car Care & Collision Members Trust of the Southwest Federal Credit Union Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Morningstar Storage of the Heights PrimeWay Federal [...]

2022-03-18T05:59:53-05:00March 18th, 2022|Chamber News|

Heights Business Spotlight for Evin Thayer Studios

Evin Thayer Studios has been creating captivating images of family, children, babies and celebrities for over 40 years. Allison Wilkins at Evin Thayer Studios is a boutique, full-service portrait studio specializing in families, seniors, headshots and branding. Allison and her team are committed to creating a fun, stress free, custom portrait experience for every client.  [...]

2022-03-15T14:15:22-05:00March 15th, 2022|Chamber News|

Heights Business Spotlight for reToro Films

reToro Films provides world-class videos to grow your business. reToro Films always listen to your needs, wants, and desires when creating a video or marketing campaign that fits your needs. They will also always give you guidance on what they feel will have the most positive impact on your business. https://youtu.be/k-Q3zU5IAx0

2022-03-02T06:17:56-06:00March 2nd, 2022|Chamber News|

Heights Chamber Crawfish Festival 2022

Annual Heights Crawfish Festival March 5th!  Are you a fan of Crawfish, Beer, Music and the Heights? Then this is the perfect event for you! Join us March 5th for our annual Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce Crawfish Festival at Raven Tower at White Oak Music Hall. Shop with over 75 vendors! Bring the [...]

2022-03-02T06:19:39-06:00March 2nd, 2022|Chamber News|

Heights Business Spotlight for Westside Lexus

At Westside Lexus, it’s their mission to provide the drivers of Houston, TX and surrounding locations with luxury cars, SUVs & Hybrid Vehicles from Lexus. From unparalleled customer service to world-class quality, they implement their high standards every day to meet your exacting expectations as customers by selling the finest new and used Lexus cars [...]

2022-02-16T09:25:48-06:00February 16th, 2022|Chamber News|

Marshall Middle School: Donation Request

We are currently seeking donations to replace dysfunctional drinking fountains at Marshall Middle School.  Benefits of your $1,100 donation: A plaque (approx. 5” x 7”) next to the water fountain stating that your business sponsored that fountain. Example here. A ribbon cutting ceremony upon the unveiling of the new fountain. Possible publicity via local news [...]

2022-02-17T06:08:20-06:00February 16th, 2022|Chamber News|

Education Recognition January 2022

The Greater Heights Chamber Education Committee’s Recognition Program January 2022 It is a pleasure to recognize educators and students in the area and each month, the Education Committee from the Chamber takes the opportunity to let the area know the great things happening.  Each month different Chamber businesses help with that recognition through their contribution [...]

2022-02-17T04:35:59-06:00February 15th, 2022|Chamber News, Education|

Heights Business Spotlight for CitizensTruck

CitizensTruck is open for rent or catering your next event. They serve drinks, desserts, treats and more! This beautiful vintage 1948 Chevy Farm truck turned food truck is one of a kind! Whether you want a cup of a freshly roasted coffee, a refreshingly fruity acai bowl, a icy popsicle from Steel City Pops, or [...]

2022-02-13T10:50:13-06:00February 9th, 2022|Chamber News|

Sergio and Carolina Weitzman

SERCA Wines Sergio is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and emigrated here with his family in 1982.  He graduated from the University of Houston and he is a wealth manager with Sergio Weitzman & Associates and has been in that field for 29 years. Carolina is an architect with a bachelor from Texas A&M University and [...]

2022-02-11T05:12:40-06:00February 9th, 2022|Member Spotlight|

Heights Business Spotlight for Cavazos Realty International

Cavazos Realty International is a locally-owned, Houston real estate agency with Spanish speaking and bilingual realtors. Their licensed brokers and agents have helped Houston buy and sell homes for over 20 years. Their office is located in The Greater Heights area of Houston. They are able to provide full-service realty and brokerage services for all [...]

2022-02-03T06:22:26-06:00February 3rd, 2022|Chamber News|

Heights Business Spotlight: Adams Insurance Service

Adams Insurance has been insuring businesses and families throughout Texas since 1947! Insurance seems as different from running cattle as anything could possibly be. But the responsibility is the same. No one buys insurance for things that aren’t important to them. We may be called to protect someone’s business, their livelihood, their family's health, maybe [...]

2022-01-27T05:01:28-06:00January 27th, 2022|Chamber News|

Get Fit in the Heights: The Center for Health and Healing

The Center for Health and Healing is a Functional Medicine Clinic providing holistic family medical care, bioidentical hormone therapy, IV Therapy, acupuncture and health coaching to help patients with thyroid concerns, hormone imbalance, chronic fatigue, autoimmune conditions, weight loss, general check-ups and more. When others stop, they keep going. Their team is passionate about helping you [...]

2022-01-24T03:54:59-06:00January 24th, 2022|Chamber News|

Education Recognition December 2021

The Greater Heights Chamber Education Committee’s Recognition Program December 2021 Thank you to PrimeWay Federal Credit Union and Members Trust of the Southwest Federal Credit Union for sponsoring these amazing educators and students.  From Northside High School: Principal’s secretary, Rosa Giron, for her organizational skills in managing all the paperwork and hospitality along with holding [...]

2022-01-25T07:23:27-06:00January 17th, 2022|Chamber News, Education|

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|