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Hot Off the Press!

Small business owners talk about adjusting to ‘new normal’
Posted on: 30 Mar, 2020
Small business owners talk about adjusting to ‘new normal’

Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce Director of Research Jennifer Hetzel, along with Josie McKinney, chef and owner of Let’s Eat Texas, Beth Funk, owner of Life Moves Yoga, and John Valentine, founder of the nonprofit Operation Phantom Support, sign off after an hour-long Facebook webinar on Monday.

Broadwater displays future of 1st Cavalry Division at Killeen Chamber luncheon
Posted on: 05 Feb, 2020
Broadwater displays future of 1st Cavalry Division at Killeen Chamber luncheon

KILLEEN — Maj. Gen. Jeff Broadwater, 1st Cavalry Division commanding general, gave insight into the future plans of his division’s brigades during the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce Military Relations Council luncheon Jan. 29.

Killeen Chamber Networking
Posted on: 01 Feb, 2020
Killeen Chamber Networking

Killeen’s “premier networking opportunity” for business professionals is planned for Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce offices,

A&M-Central Texas holds research park summit in next step forward
Posted on: 30 Aug, 2019
A&M-Central Texas holds research park summit in next step forward

The physical research park that Texas A&M University-Central Texas and Killeen Chamber leadership has dreamed about took another step forward to reality. Although the project is still in the conceptualization phase, A&M-Central Texas President Marc Nigliazzo said the research park is no longer a dream. “It is a vision that is coming together and coming together very rapidly,” he said Wednesday during an all-day meeting with Army and academia officials.

Flavors of CTX provides a variety of foods for folks to enjoy
Posted on: 12 Aug, 2019
Flavors of CTX provides a variety of foods for folks to enjoy

For the August 9 edition of Central Texas Living Ann Harder spoke with Rebekah Moon, VP of investor services at the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and Jasmine Suino, investor services program manager for the chamber.

Bandwidth infrastructure improving for some Killeen businesses, residents
Posted on: 03 Jul, 2019
Bandwidth infrastructure improving for some Killeen businesses, residents

While Killeen officials would like to see faster internet speeds in the city, they say some improvements have already happened. According to Broadband Now, a national broadband internet rating system, during the past year Killeen rose from 722nd to the 624th most connected city in Texas ahead of Fort Hood and Copperas Cove, but behind Belton, Nolanville and Harker Heights.

Killeen Chamber to host public safety forum
Posted on: 07 May, 2019
Killeen Chamber to host public safety forum

Locals will hear from top officials in the law enforcement profession during a Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce public safety forum Tuesday.

Chem plant opens in Killeen
Posted on: 15 Mar, 2019
Chem plant opens in Killeen

Officials on Friday celebrated with a ribbon-cutting the grand opening of a chemical plant in Killeen that produces high-grade hydrogen peroxide.

Central Texas chambers of commerce oppose state property tax measure
Posted on: 06 Mar, 2019
Central Texas chambers of commerce oppose state property tax measure

Central Texas chambers of commerce are opposing a plan presented by the governor’s office to cap property tax revenue increases, in spite of bipartisan support among voters.

Lt. Gen. Funk tells Killeen leaders about housing, training, deployments
Posted on: 26 Feb, 2019
Lt. Gen. Funk tells Killeen leaders about housing, training, deployments

Lt. Gen. Paul Funk II addresses the community members gathered at Monday’s III Corps Update Luncheon sponsored by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce.