Leadership Killeen meeting Wednesday

Members of Leadership Killeen will hear from local city and county government representatives at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The meeting will be at Killeen City Hall, 101 N. College St. The group will move to Killeen Police Department headquarters, 3304 Community Blvd., during the day.

Call Maria Michel at 254-526-9551.

Resource center to host business startup workshop

The Central Texas Business Resource Center is planning a Launching Your Entrepreneurial Future workshop.

The session will address business startup concerns.

The workshop is from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the center, 300 Cheyenne, Killeen.

Call to reserve a seat at least one day in advance at 254-200-2001 or email dianed@workforcelink.com.

Metroplex plans open house for wound care expansion

The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Metroplex Hospital will have an open house from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the newly expanded center, 2300 S. Clear Creek Road, Suite 101, Killeen.

In conjunction with American Diabetes Month, staff will provide tours of the facility, educational information about diabetes and wound care, as well as free foot checks for the public.

The center’s expansion includes five additional treatment rooms, a dual clinic with two physicians and an increase in hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers.

It cares for people with acute and chronic wounds — those taking longer than 28 days to heal. Call 254-634-4325.

Cove chamber members to network at mixer

Holy Family Catholic Church will host the Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce’s monthly mixer.

The church is at 1001 Georgetown Road, and the event is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The event provides local business owners and employees a chance to network with each other.

Harker Heights chamber members gather over coffee

The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce will have its Coffee Connection from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Residence Inn, 400 E. Central Texas Expressway, Killeen.

The event provides local business owners and employees a chance to network during the morning hours.

Officers’ Spouses’ Club to host holiday bazaar

Fort Hood Officer’s Spouses’ Club Holiday Bazaar is set for the Killeen Civic and Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is $5 for pre-sales and $6 at the door.

Tickets can be purchased at the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce, 552 E. Farm-to-Market 2410, Suite B Harker Heights. Call 254-699-4999.

Harker Heights chamber members gather after hours

First National Bank hosts the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce after-hours mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at 201 E. Central Texas Expressway in Harker Heights.

Workforce Solutions hosts veterans job fair Thursday

Texas Workforce Commission, Workforce Solutions of Central Texas, and their partners host a statewide Hiring Red, White & You! job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at 300 Cheyenne Drive in Killeen.

The fair is designed to connect Texas veterans and their spouses with area employers.

Killeen offers seminar for first-time home buyers

Killeen’s Community Development Division — HOME Program, along with Francine Stanton with Stanton Realty Group and Cheryl Rodriguez with Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation will conduct a First Time Home Buyer seminar.

The seminar is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center in the Community Development Training Room, 802 N. Second St., building E. Attendees will learn the pros and cons of homeownership, budgeting, goal setting, credit ratings, pre-approval and other activities about buying and owning a home.

Reservations for the free seminar will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday. Reserve a space by calling 254-501-7842.

Registration begins Wednesday for military affairs luncheon

The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce will host a military affairs committee luncheon Dec. 5.

Registration for the event starts Wednesday. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul Chon Hasang Church Parish Hall on Stillhouse Lake Road. It will feature a Fort Hood update by Col. Matt Elledge, Fort Hood garrison commander. Call the Harker Heights Chamber at 254-699-4999.

Resource center offers estate planning and asset protection seminar

The Central Texas Business Resource Center will host a free estate planning and asset protection seminar featuring Meredith A. Armstrong on Thursday.

The seminar is for business owners who have personal assets and business assets they would like to protect and for business owners who want to learn more about planning for the transition of their business to the next generation.

The seminar is from noon to 1 p.m. at the Killeen Workforce Center, 300 Cheyenne Drive, Killeen. To reserve a seat, call 254-200-2001 or e-mail aimee0703@workforcelink.com.

Compiled by Mason W. Canales

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