The Session’s over, but the work continues

June 14, 2019

You can’t evaluate how good the 86th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature was like you would a professional athlete. … Read More >

Have toothpicks, will travel

February 15, 2019Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

Ever climb aboard a ‘luxury coach’ in the middle of the night with 25 of your closest friends? I did.  … Read More >

Boots on the Ground!

January 11, 2019President and CEO, Doug Peters

Quite often, we think of boots on the ground in military terms. For the Abilene Chamber, “boots on the ground” … Read More >

Chamber Well-Prepared for Upcoming Legislative Session

December 7, 2018Doug Peters, President & CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

When you think of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, what comes to mind?  Networking?  Dyess Air Force Base?  Referrals?  Events?  … Read More >

I Won’t be Straight Party-Line Voting: and You Shouldn’t Either

October 19, 2018Erica Pangburn, Director of Community Engagement

With the midterm elections fast approaching, everyone’s political nerves are very sensitive these days; in Abilene, just as much as … Read More >

Because we’re worth it, that’s why!

October 15, 2018Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of COmmerce

One hundred, thirty-eight million, six hundred and seventy-nine dollars is a lot of dough. No doubt about it. That kind … Read More >