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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.

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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.

Killeen Resident Turns Unemployment Into Opportunity
Posted on: 25 Nov, 2017
Killeen Resident Turns Unemployment Into Opportunity

Killeen resident Tonja Orso did not know where to turn when she lost her job six months ago. A trip to a local grocery store pointed her in the right direction. Orso was one of 30 vendors who participated in the second annual Small Business Saturday at Workforce Solutions of Central Texas. The event started at 9 a.m. and continued until 1 p.m. behind the Workforce Solutions building at 300 Cheyenne Drive.

Killeen Chamber Hosts First Team Commander at Luncheon
Posted on: 26 Sep, 2017
Killeen Chamber Hosts First Team Commander at Luncheon

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce’s Military Relations Council welcomed Maj. Gen. John C. Thomson III to the table Monday during a luncheon at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

Local university to influence type of industries coming to Killeen
Posted on: 16 Aug, 2017
Local university to influence type of industries coming to Killeen

Members of the Killeen Economic Development Corporation and the city’s chamber of commerce know what industries they want to attract to the city. That vision relies on aligning economic development efforts with the research planned and underway at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

New Manufacturing Plant Coming to Killeen
Posted on: 09 Aug, 2017
New Manufacturing Plant Coming to Killeen

KILLEEN - Killeen is getting a new manufacturing plant. MGC Pure Chemicals America selected the city for the next site location and will service the semiconductor industry. The company is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company based in Tokyo, Japan. Killeen beat out several areas including, San Antonio, Bryan/College Station and Louisiana.