April 2022 News & Notes

It’s almost spring, the grass is beginning to turn, and we’re ready to keep growing our businesses! See what’s happening this month in webinars and networking opportunities!

City of Pilot Point

Coffee with the City Manager | April 21

Britt Lusk invites you to have a cup of joe with him the third Thursday of every month, between 7am-9am at the Coffee House.
Britt welcomes questions, ideas, or just casual conversation and plans to offer Coffee with the City Manager on a regular basis.

Board and Council Meetings

  • City Council | April 14 & April 28, 6:30 pm (Agendas)
  • Boards (Agendas)
    • EDC / MDD Board | April 5 (Agendas)

Pilot Point Chamber of Commerce

  • Ribbon Cutting: Starshine Music & Performing Arts | May 6 – 5 pm

Mark your calendars for the annual Chamber Golf Tournament, to be held at the Bridges Golf Club in Gunter.

June 10, 2022
Check-In begins at 7 AM | Tee Off at 8 AM

Register your team here

PointBank Business Breakfast

Every month, PointBank invites members of the business community to their monthly Business Breakfast, hosted at the Pilot Point Branch Community Center (739 E Liberty St). Bringing insightful business tips to the small business owners in Denton County.
  • Speaker: Evon Lusk, Pilot Point Chamber | April 27 – 8 am

TWU Center for Woman Entrepreneurs Workshops & Gatherings

Online Only: LinkedIn: How to Use as a Marketing Tool

April 12 | 7:30-9:30 am

In this workshop presentation with Peggy Parker Edge, PEDGE Consultants, LLC, Edge Consultants, we discuss how LinkedIn® is the most powerful tool in your marketing toolbox. LinkedIn is your Personal and Company brand. When completed, your profile will detail your area of expertise, and you can be seen as a thought-leader in your industry.

Learning Objectives of this workshop will include:

  • The “how-to” and importance of a COMPLETE LINKEDIN PROFILE.
  • Developing your profile to be “BUYER-ORIENTED.”
  • Creating your ABOUT/SUMMARY and PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE in first person tense.
  • How-to be recognized as an expert in your industry and be seen as a thought-leader.
  • Layout all of your expertise…it’s okay to toot your own horn!
  • Give to Get! Endorsements and Recommendations.
  • Growing your business through connections and content generation.

Peggy Parker Edge, owner of Edge Consultants, a sole proprietor entrepreneur is a Certified Life & Executive Coach, Business Consultant, Professional Speaker, provider of LinkedIn training and profile makeovers and industrial packaging specialist.

Register here

Networking Opportunities:

  • WomenRISE Networking | April 12

See descriptions and register for events here

NCTC Small Business Development Events

Join fellow business people for informative programs and opportunities to network with other businesses. A variety of business topics are presented periodically to give interaction time and provide training to grow your business.

April Webinars to come

Miss out on some of the March webinars, including more help with QuickBooks Online, learning how to build a successful email list and more? See their YouTube channel for past webinars!

Register here | See more info here

Governor’s Small Business Webinar Series

All of the Governor’s Small Business Webinar series are available to watch after the fact in the Resource Library.

Need extra help?

Small Business Administration

DYK? SBA is a leader in helping small businesses achieve their goals.

If you’re still struggling from the effects of COVID-19 on your business, see the SBA’s resources page for details on the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, Paycheck Protection Program and more.

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