Hot Off the Press!


Below are articles which feature the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and events we are involved with.  Credit for these articles and images goes to various news affiliates. Please click on the link for the full story and appropriate credit.

Hot Off the Press!

Killeen Chamber president announces retirement
Posted on: 26 Jul, 2022
Killeen Chamber president announces retirement

John Crutchfield III, the current President and CEO of the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and Killeen Economic Development Corporation, has announced his retirement from both organizations, effective August 31.

Killeen Chamber, EDC name new leader as Crutchfield announces retirement
Posted on: 26 Jul, 2022
Killeen Chamber, EDC name new leader as Crutchfield announces retirement

John Crutchfield, the President and CEO of the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and Killeen Economic Development Corporation, has announced his retirement from both organizations.

Leadership Killeen Celebrates Graduates
Posted on: 22 Jun, 2022
Leadership Killeen Celebrates Graduates

The Killeen Chamber of Commerce recently graduated over a dozen people from the 2022 Leadership Killeen course.

New plasma center opens in Killeen
Posted on: 13 Jun, 2022
New plasma center opens in Killeen

With the snip of overly large scissors and a rush to get out of the heat, Freedom Plasma Center, 4006 E. Stan Schleuter Loop, held its grand opening in Killeen on Monday.

Residents meet candidates for Killeen city, school board elections
Posted on: 08 Apr, 2022
Residents meet candidates for Killeen city, school board elections

About two dozen Killeen residents came out to the Carlson Law Firm on Thursday evening to meet with 15 candidates running in the May 7 city and school board elections during a political forum put on by Greater Killeen Young Professionals.

Killeen comprehensive plan nearing completion
Posted on: 01 Apr, 2022
Killeen comprehensive plan nearing completion

Kevin Shepherd address members of the Chamber of Commerce at the Courtyard by Marriott on Thursday, March 31, 2022 in Killeen. (Photo by Christian K. Lee) Article by Thaddeus Imerman.

Killeen, Heights chamber officials optimistic about retail market this year
Posted on: 17 Mar, 2022
Killeen, Heights chamber officials optimistic about retail market this year

Killeen’s retail market is “flourishing,” and Harker Heights’ retail market “remains strong,” according to John Crutchfield and Gina Pence, presidents of their respective chambers of commerce.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar says Texas’s future is bright but uncertain
Posted on: 28 Jan, 2022
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar says Texas’s future is bright but uncertain

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar speaks during a policy luncheon for many of Killeen's community and business leaders in an event sponsored in part by the Killeen Chamber of Commerce.

Texas Speaker summarizes economic bounce back and state growth heading into 2023
Posted on: 26 Jan, 2022
Texas Speaker summarizes economic bounce back and state growth heading into 2023

Texas Speaker of the House Rep. Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, speaks to local business leaders at Texas A&M University-Central Texas in Killeen during a Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Luncheon.

Axed Out celebrates partnership with Killeen Chamber
Posted on: 04 Jan, 2022
Axed Out celebrates partnership with Killeen Chamber

Axed Out in Killeen celebrated its second year in business with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Killeen Chamber of Commerce. Owners Ashley Bower, left, holds a bouquet of flowers while Kyle Bower, right, holds the first dollar earned this year by the business.