Heights chamber announces events

The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce has several upcoming events, including:

Today’s Car Wash ribbon-cutting, 10 a.m. Tuesday, 409 E. Farm-to-Market 2410, Harker Heights.

ReVive Med Spa & Wellness ribbon-cutting, 2 p.m. Friday, 4008 E. Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen.

Island Kissez ribbon-cutting, 10 a.m. Feb. 6, Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce.

Ambassadors meeting, noon Feb. 6, Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce.

Coffee Connection, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 12, Eastern Hills Middle School, 304 Pioneer Trail, Harker Heights, hosted by Killeen ISD, all members and prospective members are invited to this free event. Bring your business cards.

Business After Hours Mixer, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 14, Armed Services YMCA, 100 E. Beeline, Harker Heights.

Open enrollment ongoing for Vision XXI starting in February.

For more information, call Jennifer Ciffra at (254) 699-4999.

— Deb Moore

CTC marketing director to speak at luncheon Friday

Barbara Merlo, the marketing director at Central Texas College, will present “Students of the Real World” Friday at CTC’s Anderson Campus Center.

A luncheon starts at 11:45, and the program will begin at noon.

American Advertising Federation-Central Texas is hosting the event.

CTC “recently unveiled a new logo and advertising campaign. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the new CTC brand platform and campaign development and learn why CTC chose to act now and what the future holds for the college and the brand,” a news release stated.

RSVP by 5 p.m. Wednesday to aafcentex@gmail.com or on the events page at www.facebook.com/aafct.

The cost for the lunch is $15 for members and $20 for non-members.

— Deb Moore

Texell reaches $200 million in assets

TEMPLE — Texell Credit Union announced Tuesday that it reached $200 million in assets.

“We are pleased to have reached this milestone, especially given the current economic conditions,” Texell’s president and CEO, Tony Hale, said in a news release.

— Deb Moore

Resource center offering workshop

The Central Texas Business Resource Center is offering a Basics of Opening a Restaurant workshop from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The cost is $25 per person. The workshop will discuss the fundamentals and requirements involved in starting a new restaurant business venture.

Reserve your seat at least one day in advance. Call (254) 200-2001 or email dianed@workforcelink.com

All classes are conducted at the Killeen Workforce Center, 300 Cheyenne, Killeen.

— Deb Moore

Fort Hood vendor conference Feb. 6

The Central Texas Business Resource Center will conduct the seventh annual Fort Hood Region Government Vendor Conference and Exposition on Feb. 6 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. The event will help people better understand the process of doing business with the prime contractors and government agencies.

Attendees have the opportunity to network one-on-one with representatives and attend conference sessions such as Introduction to Government Contracting, How to do Business with AAFES and Obtaining Contract Financing.

Registration is $100 per person through Thursday, then increases to $125 per person. Exhibitor booths are $500.

For more information or to sign up, go to www.forthoodgovexpo.org or call the Central Texas Business Resource Center at (254) 200-2001.

— M. Clare Haefner

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