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 hosts ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate opening of military rehab center
Posted on: 20 Oct, 2022
Killeen hosts ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate opening of military rehab center

A new health resource is coming to the City of Killeen, one that especially caters to veterans.

Best Places To Retire in Texas on $2,000 a Month
Posted on: 17 Oct, 2022
Best Places To Retire in Texas on $2,000 a Month

Texas is a huge state of more than 268,000 square miles and 1,800 cities and towns. Even so, there are less than a handful of places where retirees can live on $2,000 a month — none of which are major cities you normally hear about, like Austin and the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex

Connell highlights USAMM during first briefing as Killeen EDC president
Posted on: 06 Oct, 2022
Connell highlights USAMM during first briefing as Killeen EDC president

Chamber President and CEO, Scott Connell tells City Council members that officials are excited about plans by USAMM to build a plant.

Killeen EDC officials to highlight projects during City Council meeting
Posted on: 02 Oct, 2022
Killeen EDC officials to highlight projects during City Council meeting

The first briefing to the Killeen City Council under Scott Connell’s leadership as president and CEO of the Killeen Economic Development Corporation

Smoothie joint opens in Killeen
Posted on: 27 Sep, 2022
Smoothie joint opens in Killeen

Tropical Smoothie Cafe cut the ribbon on its newest building Tuesday in a ceremony attended by the Killeen Chamber of Commerce.

Military Relations Council hears about current NATO response to Russia
Posted on: 20 Sep, 2022
Military Relations Council hears about current NATO response to Russia

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce Military Relations Council and the Central Texas Association of the U.S. Army hosted two knowledgeable military leaders for a lunch at Central Texas College.

5 businesses, 2 individuals receive Chamber of Commerce awards during annual banquet
Posted on: 19 Sep, 2022
5 businesses, 2 individuals receive Chamber of Commerce awards during annual banquet

Five businesses received awards and two people were given first-time honors on Thursday during the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce’s annual membership banquet.

Nolanville hires new EDC director, Keep Nolanville Beautiful coordinator
Posted on: 12 Sep, 2022
Nolanville hires new EDC director, Keep Nolanville Beautiful coordinator

Two months after Kerri Fillip exited her position as the Nolanville Economic Development Corporation director, city officials announced in a Thursday news release that Brian O’Connor will become its new EDC coordinator.

Downtown Killeen businesses receive grant funding totaling more than $965,000
Posted on: 06 Sep, 2022
Downtown Killeen businesses receive grant funding totaling more than $965,000

Three of four American Rescue Plan Act Downtown Start-up Grant recipients have signed contracts with Killeen City Manager Kent Cagle, with four others scheduled to eventually do the same.

Fort Hood bank receives distinguished service award
Posted on: 01 Sep, 2022
Fort Hood bank receives distinguished service award

The U.S. Army presented the 2021 Army Bank of the Year Distinguished Service Award to Fort Hood National Bank.