• 2018 National Small Business Week Recap

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    What a great time we had celebrating National Small Business Week with you!  We had the opportunity to drop in and visit some of you during a trolley tour, had fun promoting and highlighting a few of our members and even had some fun participation on social media. 
     
    If you missed it, here are a few of the highlights:

    Celebrating Small Business at LINKS
    What better place to kick-off the Third Annual Trolley Tour than at LINKS?  Here Lisa Hermes, president, McKinney Chamber of Commerce spoke about the impact of small business on our city and it's economy.  Then we enjoyed a send-off by the 100+ businesses that attend this networking event each week.  


    Trolley Tour
    We hit the roads on a whirlwind tour around McKinney to thank some of our longtime small business members. Check out our Facebook page or Facebook Live Videos to see all the fun unfold brought to you by the social media dynamic-duo, Fred & Elizabeth Mahusay of Fredshots Photography

    You won't want to miss the photo gallery!

    Small Business Highlights
    Throughout the week we highlighted a small business on the Chamber's community-focused website, McKinneyOnline.com.  We hope you enjoyed learning about these great businesses - their struggles and successes. Here they are again, in case you missed one:

    Adriatica Women's Health & Bankable Health and Wellness
    Wheat-Givens Financial LLC
    The Stalk Market
    Advanced Medical Pediatric Home Health
    Anthony Lee Productions

    Past Small Business of the Year Recipients
    Each year at the Chamber's annual Community Awards Celebration we name a "Small Business of the Year".  In honor of National Small Business Week, we'd like to recognize those that have received this honor:
     
    2018 Pinnacle Eye Associates, P.A.
    2017 Cotton Hearts
    2016 Ink & Toner Texas
    2015 KLAK FM
    2014 N. Collin County Habitat for Humanity - McKinney ReStore
    2013 Grimes Development
    2012 San Miguel Grill
    2011 Rene's Lagniappe Hair Design
    2010 Jim's Pizza
    2009 Jim Wilson Architects
    2008 Clyde's on the Square
    2007 McKinney Travel
    2006 Craig International, Inc.
    2005 Abernathy Roeder Boyd & Joplin
    2004 Ross Kerby & Associates
    2003 Tate Planning Group
    2002 Jennifer Buchanan, DDS, MS
    2001 Howell's Home Furnishings
    2000 The Pantry Restaurant
    1999 Edward's Floral Design
    1998 McKinney Lumber
    1997 Childer's Exxon
    1996 Dairy Queen
    1995 Northside Pharmacy
    1994 McKinney Driving School
    1993 Clark's Premier Cleaners
    1992 Dennis Baker State Farm Insurance
    1991 Milstead Realty
    1990 Thomason Tire
    1989 McKinney Office Supply

     
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