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Below are articles which feature the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and events we are involved with.  Credit for these articles and images goes to various news affiliates. Please click on the link for the full story and appropriate credit.

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Two Tickets
Posted on: 19 Apr, 2018
Two Tickets

A Black History Month research project won one Killeen fourth-grader two tickets to see her role model in an upcoming global broadcast.

Killeen: Chamber backs proposed $426M school bond issue
Posted on: 11 Mar, 2018
Killeen: Chamber backs proposed $426M school bond issue

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce announced Friday that it’s endorsing the Killeen ISD’s proposed $426 million bond package. The chamber’s Public Policy Council and Board of Directors voted on Wednesday to support the proposed bond issue.

Red Lion Hotel holds grand-opening ceremony
Posted on: 05 Mar, 2018
Red Lion Hotel holds grand-opening ceremony

The Red Lion Hotel at 803 E. Central Texas Expressway opened with a roar, bringing a fresh face to Killeen’s hotel scene. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, hosted by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, one of the hotel’s new owners, Kulwant Singh, thanked Killeen officials for giving him guidance.

Hood Howdy welcomes newcomers to the Central Texas region
Posted on: 08 Feb, 2018
Hood Howdy welcomes newcomers to the Central Texas region

Patrons get information from various organizations during the bi-annual Hood Howdy event.

Killeen Chamber of Commerce learns about equipment testing for soldiers during luncheon
Posted on: 31 Jan, 2018
Killeen Chamber of Commerce learns about equipment testing for soldiers during luncheon

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce military relations council welcomed U.S. Army Operational Test Command commander Brig. Gen. John Ulrich to a luncheon at Central Texas College on Tuesday to learn about how the unit impacts the everyday lives of soldiers on Fort Hood.

Business leaders invest in Killeen's economic future
Posted on: 26 Jan, 2018
Business leaders invest in Killeen's economic future

KILLEEN - Killeen's economy may be busy, but it's also dependent on fluctuations with the military at Fort Hood. The 14 Forward campaign is a business wide effort to bring in more civilian jobs to the Killeen area -- like manufacturing and IT businesses.

Williams talks tax cuts, government shutdown with Killeen-area residents
Posted on: 24 Jan, 2018
Williams talks tax cuts, government shutdown with Killeen-area residents

After a busy weekend in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, visited Central Texas on Tuesday to update his constituents on the status of the government shutdown and benefits of the tax cuts passed last month.

14 Forward capital campaign surpasses $1.5 million
Posted on: 12 Jan, 2018
14 Forward capital campaign surpasses $1.5 million

Pledges totalling $1.525 million toward the 14 Forward 2018-2022 Economic Development Initiative were announced Friday by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and 14 Forward Volunteer Leaders.

Businesses Can Deny Services if Customers Refuse to Provide ID
Posted on: 05 Jan, 2018
Businesses Can Deny Services if Customers Refuse to Provide ID

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A simple swipe and you're done but it may take two cards to buy something from a store. Under a new Texas law, SB 1381, if a clerk asks you to show a photo ID to match the name on your credit or debit card and you refuse they can legally refuse to sell you the product or service.

Killeen Chamber honors AmeriStor Self Storage
Posted on: 18 Dec, 2017
Killeen Chamber honors AmeriStor Self Storage

AmeriStor Self Storage, 2010 E. Elms Road, Killeen, was named Business of the Month by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce.