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Shelter In Place Order | Henry Florsheim

Update: 3.31.20 City Council Meeting: The City Council just voted on these changes to their shelter-in-place plan. Some of the changes were made to match the County’s declaration, and some of them are specific to the city. To Match the County Grass, plants, flowers,...

Talent is the new currency

Talent. That’s the new currency of economic development. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation manages a business fellowship that gives 35 Chamber and economic development professionals an in-depth look at innovative practices in education and workforce development...

The Doctor is in | Economy

In this morning’s Times Record News, Dr. James Owen from MSU presented his update to the Wichita Falls Economic Index. Most of his indicators point to an improving economy for our community.   – Employment is up. – Retail sales and sales tax collections...

Building Blocks | Chamber Chatter

Building Blocks We spend quite a bit of time talking about our biggest challenge – growing the talent pool. Much of our new strategy focuses on increasing the number of available workers in Wichita Falls, both by developing new pathways into the workforce and by...