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Denton's September events welcome Harvey victims

September in Denton is busy. Quite literally, there is a festival every single weekend this month. My planned writing schedule for this column included features about these events, the first being this coming Saturday’s Arts & Autos Extravaganza. Then came Harvey. The entire gulf coast of Texas is…

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The Importance of the Denton Chamber of Commerce, part 3

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve visited the Denton Chamber of Commerce’s beginnings and looked at examples of its impact on the community over the years. We’ve delved into how this Chamber’s structure is especially unique among Chambers of Commerce and why that benefits our community. In this…

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The Importance of the Denton Chamber of Commerce

It was 1909 in Denton, Texas. The population had boomed from less than 400 people when the city was established as the Denton County seat back in 1857 to nearly 5,000. The railroad had arrived, two universities were influencing the city’s identity as a college town, and agriculture was the top…

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The Denton CVB Turns 40

“This agreement made and entered into this 6 th day of January, 1976, by and between the City of Denton, Texas, a Municipal Corporation, hereinafter called “City”, and the Denton Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit corporation chartered under the Laws of the State of Texas, hereinafter called…

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Leadership, Mentorship, Ownership

The Women in Commerce Fall Luncheon is coming up on Friday, October 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at TWU’s Hubbard Hall. The Women in Commerce luncheon will focus on leadership, mentorship, and ownership. This is a great opportunity to help build professional development for women to strengthen and…

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