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5G Comes to Waco: AT&T Rolling Out 5G Network in Over 100 Markets Nationwide

Aug 17, 2018

Article by Debbie Keel, Regional Director, AT&T Inc., published in the second quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   AT&T is aiming to be the first U.S. carrier to launch standards-based, mobile 5G services to customers this year. It recently announced Waco as one of the first cities where it will launch 5G…

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Second Quarter Member News

Aug 2, 2018

Featured in the second quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   Do you have great news about your member business? We want to share it! Send your member news to Autumn Outlaw.      La Fiesta Celebrates 55 Year Anniversary After returning home from war in 1963, Samuel Castillo Sr. opened La Fiesta Restaurant…

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Making the Future: Why Students Should Consider a Career in Advanced Manufacturing

Jul 25, 2018

Article by Christine Holecek, Education Specialist, Education Service Center Region 12, published in the second quarter edition of the 2018 Greater Waco Business Magazine   MANUFACTURING IS MAKING THINGS. The manufacturing career cluster focuses on planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as…

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Hiring and Working with a Lawyer for Your Business

Jul 19, 2018

Article written by Teresa Schiller, Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, PLLC                       Businesses are seizing opportunities in Waco at an exciting time. As the city increasingly attracts attention, demand is growing. Major employers and educational institutions provide stability in the area and increase demand…

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Advanced Manufacturing: Why is it Important to Greater Waco?

Jul 19, 2018

Advanced Manufacturing: What is it? What makes it “advanced?” What are the expectations of the modern manufacturer? Why is it important to Greater Waco?   Advanced manufacturing uses innovative technologies to boost workflow, tighten tolerances and produce highly technical components for a range of industries. The use of robotics, additive manufacturing (3D printing) and Computer…

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McLennan Community College Receives Grant for Local Skills Training

Jul 12, 2018

McLennan Community College’s Corporate Training department received a Skills Development Fund grant totaling $300,959 from the Texas Workforce Commission to train employees in a manufacturing consortium. Training will be provided for 186 new and incumbent employees in the consortium Anderton Group II Ltd (dba INTEG) and NAES Corp. (Sandy Creek Energy Station). Trainees will include…

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High Flier: TSTC’s Impact on the Waco Economy

Jun 15, 2018

Article by Daniel Perry, TSTC Communication Specialist, published in the first quarter edition of the 2018 Greater Waco Business Magazine   Even as far back as the 1980s, the airport at Texas State Technical College has been a target for economic development for Waco and McLennan County.   “Dallas-Fort Worth Airport is congested and becoming more…

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Starburst Junior Golf Classic – Sunday Activities

Jun 10, 2018

20th Annual Starburst Junior Golf Classic kicked off Sunday, June 10! The 20th Annual Starburst Junior Golf Classic, one of the largest junior golf tournaments in the state, kicked off with activities and vendors at the Cottonwood Creek Golf Course Sunday, June 10 at 6 p.m. Players picked up their player swag bag, tournament pairings and…

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LEAD Awards $57,000 in Scholarships

Jun 5, 2018

High school students in the Greater Waco Chamber’s LEAD (Leadership, Education and Development) program attended their year-end recognition banquet on May 23, where $57,000 in scholarships were awarded to ten students. The annual $20,000 Bradley Ray Hulse Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Amaya Martinez, a Waco High senior student who will be attending the Texas…

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The Greater Waco Aviation Alliance Member Highlight

Jun 5, 2018

Featured in the first quarter edition of the 2018 Greater Waco Business Magazine.    The Greater Waco Aviation Alliance promotes Greater Waco as the center of aviation excellence. With three airports, three colleges and 30+ aviation companies, Waco is ideal location for aviation businesses needing facilities and a highly skilled workforce. Local member companies include:…

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