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Killeen Chamber of Commerce learns about equipment testing for soldiers during luncheon
Posted on: 31 Jan, 2018
Killeen Chamber of Commerce learns about equipment testing for soldiers during luncheon

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce military relations council welcomed U.S. Army Operational Test Command commander Brig. Gen. John Ulrich to a luncheon at Central Texas College on Tuesday to learn about how the unit impacts the everyday lives of soldiers on Fort Hood.

Business leaders invest in Killeen's economic future
Posted on: 26 Jan, 2018
Business leaders invest in Killeen's economic future

KILLEEN - Killeen's economy may be busy, but it's also dependent on fluctuations with the military at Fort Hood. The 14 Forward campaign is a business wide effort to bring in more civilian jobs to the Killeen area -- like manufacturing and IT businesses.

Williams talks tax cuts, government shutdown with Killeen-area residents
Posted on: 24 Jan, 2018
Williams talks tax cuts, government shutdown with Killeen-area residents

After a busy weekend in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, visited Central Texas on Tuesday to update his constituents on the status of the government shutdown and benefits of the tax cuts passed last month.

14 Forward capital campaign surpasses $1.5 million
Posted on: 12 Jan, 2018
14 Forward capital campaign surpasses $1.5 million

Pledges totalling $1.525 million toward the 14 Forward 2018-2022 Economic Development Initiative were announced Friday by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and 14 Forward Volunteer Leaders.

Businesses Can Deny Services if Customers Refuse to Provide ID
Posted on: 05 Jan, 2018
Businesses Can Deny Services if Customers Refuse to Provide ID

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A simple swipe and you're done but it may take two cards to buy something from a store. Under a new Texas law, SB 1381, if a clerk asks you to show a photo ID to match the name on your credit or debit card and you refuse they can legally refuse to sell you the product or service.

Killeen Chamber honors AmeriStor Self Storage
Posted on: 18 Dec, 2017
Killeen Chamber honors AmeriStor Self Storage

AmeriStor Self Storage, 2010 E. Elms Road, Killeen, was named Business of the Month by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce.

With '14 Forward,' Investors See Incoming Business
Posted on: 30 Nov, 2017
With '14 Forward,' Investors See Incoming Business

Business and community leaders and the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce launched “14 Forward Economic Development Initiative” at a kickoff event at Central Texas College early Thursday.

Killeen Chamber to Announce '14 Forward' Business Initiative
Posted on: 30 Nov, 2017
Killeen Chamber to Announce '14 Forward' Business Initiative

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and regional partners will announce the launch of the $2 million “14 Forward” business attraction initiative from 7:30 to 9 a.m. today on the Central Texas College campus.

Explore The City Of Killeen With Greater Killeen Chamber Of Commerce
Posted on: 25 Nov, 2017
Explore The City Of Killeen With Greater Killeen Chamber Of Commerce

Killeen, TX/ Press Release: Explore the wonderful city of Killeen and make the search for things to do and places to visit easier with Greater Killeen Chamber Of Commerce. The chamber provides an extensive listing of places one can visit with friends or family.

Mama Fu's Asian House Celebrates Grand Opening
Posted on: 25 Nov, 2017
Mama Fu's Asian House Celebrates Grand Opening

Mama Fu’s Asian House celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 17 with a ribbon-cutting sponsored by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce. A special treat was the restaurant’s donation of $2,377 to the Army Fisher House on Fort Hood.