Heights chamber announces upcoming scheduled events
• Coffee Connection is at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Balance Massage & Bodywork at 101 Central Texas Expressway, Suite B, Harker Heights.
• A Business After-Hours Mixer is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Metroplex Hospital, 2201 S. Clear Creek Road, Killeen.
• The second annual 5K Stompede is at 8 a.m. Saturday at Harker Heights Community Park.
The fifth annual Food, Wine and Brew Festival is from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Harker Heights Community Park.
The board of directors meets at 9 a.m. Sept. 18 in the chamber boardroom.
A Leadership Luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Anderson Campus Center at Central Texas College in Killeen. Call 254-699-4999 for tickets. Cost is $20 per person and includes lunch.
Sam’s Club ribbon-cutting and grand opening is from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 26 in Harker Heights.
For more information on Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce events, call 254-699-4999.
First-time homebuyer seminar Saturday in Killeen
The city of Killeen’s Community Development Division — HOME Program along with Francine Stanton with Coldwell Banker United Realtors and Mazen Diab with Chase will be conducting a free first-time homebuyer seminar from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center in the Community Development Training Room, 802 N. Second St., building E, next to Head Start.
Attendees will learn the pros and cons of homeownership, budgeting, goal setting, credit ratings, pre-approval and how to choose a mortgage lender and Realtor, home inspections and warranties, making an offer on a home, the closing process and the responsibilities of home ownership.
Reserve a space by 5 p.m. Friday. Call 254-501-7842. Translators for Korean and Spanish languages are available with 72 hours notice.
M. Clare Haefner
Eagle Home Mortgage now open in Killeen
Eagle Home Mortgage, a full-service mortgage banking firm with over 75 offices across the country, and growing, is proud to announce the opening of a new office in Killeen. Eagle Home Mortgage is a member of the Lennar Family of Companies. Founded in 1984, the company offers Federal Housing Administration, Veteran’s Administration loan products, first time homebuyer programs and more.
M’Lynne Moore, VP Texas Area Manager, said of the team in Killeen, “Shay and Misha are true team players who are dedicated to providing excellent customer service and ensuring the loan process is a smooth one for all involved.”
Contact Loan Officer Misha Anderson at 254-415-4242 or Production Manager Shay McCombs at 254-415-4238 for a complimentary mortgage review. Eagle Home Mortgage is at 2201 S. W.S. Young Drive Suite #111-A in Killeen.
M. Clare Haefner
Center plans business seminars in September
The Central Texas Business Resource Center plans several workshops this month.
WRITING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS PLAN: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday — This workshop will discuss the basics of a business plan and review specific techniques to use in order to write a persuasive business plan. A workbook for preparing a business plan is included. Cost is $25.
TECHNIQUES FOR PROMOTING YOUR BUSINESS: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 17 — This workshop will discuss specifics about how to market a business and budget for related costs. A workbook for preparing a marketing plan is included. Cost is $25.
BASICS OF OPENING A RESTAURANT: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 24 — This workshop will discuss the fundamentals and requirements involved in starting a new restaurant business. A Q&A session is included. Cost is $25.
Please reserve your seat at least one day in advance. Call 254-200-2001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All classes are conducted at the Killeen Workforce Center, 300 Cheyenne, Killeen TX 76542.
M. Clare Haefner
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