News for Economic

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
In 1934, the world was in the Great Depression, Hitler named himself Fuehrer of Germany, Mussolini was Prime Minister of Italy and Roosevelt was President of the United States. The continuing Midwest drought destroyed 35 million acres of farmland in Oklahoma, and President Roosevelt instituted public works programs to build roads, dams and bridges to create jobs. Unemployment was at 22 percent. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Community, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The 7th Annual Conroe Job Fair presented by the Conroe Economic Development Council (Conroe EDC) and the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce will be held Tuesday, January 29 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe. Job seekers will be able to browse careers in education, manufacturing, sales, finance, fitness, law enforcement, and real estate, among others. The Conroe ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, November 26, 2018
Why buy local? By choosing local and independent businesses, you not only enjoy a more personal experience, you help: BUILD COMMUNITY! The casual encounters you enjoy at neighborhood–scale businesses and the public spaces around them build relationships and community cohesiveness. They’re the ultimate social networking sites! STRENGTHEN YOUR LOCAL ECONOMY! Each dollar you spend at independent ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, October 22, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Last week, U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX08) hosted the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce in our nation’s capital. During their time in Washington, the Chamber met with Congressman Brady, Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, and federal agency officials to discuss how tax reform is benefiting the Conroe community and other shared priorities such as workforce ...read more
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