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Luncheons

2022 Luncheons

September - Presented by Lone Star Family Health Center
 

The September Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Urgent Doc Urgent Care and our guest speaker was Frank McCrady, President & CEO of EMCID. The featured caterer was Meals on Wheels Montgomery County.

August - Presented by Lone Star Family Health Center
 

The August Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Lone Star Family Health Center and our guest speaker was Insperity's Corinn Price, Executive Director of Corporate Citizenship. The featured caterer was All Star Catering Co.

July - Presented by HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood
 

The July Luncheon's presenting sponsor was HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood and our guest speaker was Congressman Kevin Brady. The featured caterer was Texas Roadhouse.

June - Presented by Colony Ridge Communities
 

The June Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Colony Ridge Communities and our guest speaker was Kimberly DiStefano of Oracle HR Consulting. The featured caterer was The Hometown Chef.

May - Presented by Designed Realty Group
 

The May Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Designed Realty Group and our guest speaker was Congressman Dan Crenshaw. The featured caterer was Chuy's.

April - Presented by San Jacinto River Authority
 

The April Luncheon's presenting sponsor was San Jacinto River Authority and our guest speaker was New Caney ISD Super Intendent Matt Calvert. The featured caterer was G&G's Catering & Desserts.

March - Presented by Accurate Home Services
 

The March Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Accurate Home Services and our guest speaker was Eliecer "Eli" Viamontes, president and CEO of Entergy Texas. The featured caterer was BB's Tex-Orleans.

February - Presented by Brian Cain for Judge, County Court at Law No. 1
 

The February Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Brian Cain for Judge, County Court at Law No. 1 and our guest speaker was Dr. Melissa Gonzalez, president of Lone Star College-Kingwood. The featured caterer was In House Chefs.

2021 Luncheons

December - A Time to Celebrate Lunch presented by Fountainwood at Lake Houston
 

The December Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Fountainwood at Lake Houston and our presentation was on all our reasons to celebrate the past year. The featured caterer was Carrabba's Italian Grill.

November - The Honor Our Veterans Lunch presented by Aflac - Chris McIlroy
 

The November Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Alfac - Chris McIlroy and our speaker was Judge Jimmie C. Edwards III, Chairman of the Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission. Jimmie C. Edwards III is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County. He graduated from Conroe High School, class of ’66, after attending Capitol Page School at the Library of Congress. In 1969, while attending the University of Maryland he volunteered for the United States Marine Corps. The featured caterer was G&G's Catering and Desserts.

October - The Future of Freight presented by Designed Realty Group
 

The October Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Designed Realty Group and our speaker was Michael Yager of Freight Shuttle Xpress. As a chamber, we like to know about emerging concepts being introduced to our region. The Freight Shuttle Xpress (FSX) concept was initiated at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute for the purposes of finding a low-emissions alternative to moving freight and relieving congestion created by trucks in heavy freight corridors. The Freight Shuttle moves truck trailers (up to 53 ft.), domestic intermodal containers (up to 53 ft.), and all sizes of ocean shipping containers via emissions-free, electric-powered transporters on elevated guideways in the medians of highways or other rights-of-way over distances of up to 500 miles. The featured caterer was Amedeo's.

September - EMCID Developments & Updates presented by Urgent Doc
 

The September Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Urgent Doc and our speaker was Frank McCrady. With 30 years of experience in economic development and banking, Frank McCrady has spent 18 of those years as President and CEO of the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID), strategically elevating the area to a community ready for growth. The featured caterer was The Hometown Chef Catering Co.

August - Cyber Security - Ransomware Luncheon Presented By Cyber One Solutions
 

The August Luncheon's presenting sponsor was Cyber One Solutions and our speaker was James Morrison. James Morrison joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) in December 2019 from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as a Distinguished Technologist - Cyber Security in the office of the North America CTO. The featured caterer was In House Chefs.

July - The American Innovation Lunch  presented by First Financial Bank

The July Luncheon's presenting sponsor was First Financial Bank and our speaker was Major General Rich C. Staats. Major General (MG) Rich Staats is the Commanding General for the 75th Innovation Command, responsible for leveraging the civilian education, skills, experience and certifications resident in the US Army Reserve. As a two-star general command, the 75th is the senior military headquarters in the fourth largest city in the U.S. as well as in the surrounding region. The featured caterer was Texas Roadhouse.