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Welcome to the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce (GHACC) is a member-focused organization through which members can effectively develop their business and themselves. Since its founding in 1988, the hallmark of the Chamber has, and continues to be: “People do business with people they know, like, and trust.” Relationships developed in the Chamber become part of one’s business infrastructure. New friends can be found in the Chamber and some of those friendships will last a lifetime. Members can learn how to grow their markets, supply their business, mentor associates or even find a special mentor. GHACC works diligently to provide benefit to all members, be they new, or long-term.

This growing Chamber provides a forum into which its members’ businesses can fit together in an atmosphere of mutual benefit. Active participation provides multiple benefits including access to the entrepreneurs and management of business and organizations with differing viewpoints and methods that work. An abundance of activities provide networking occasions to create new business opportunities, obtain business referrals, join committees, have fun and enjoy a camaraderie unique to Heights Chamber members.

Just as the “Heights” is known for its uniqueness and historical Houston significance, the GHACC blends businesses, promotes “Buy Local First,” and has often been described as a “not so well kept secret for successfully serving its members.”

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Chamber News

Education Committee September 2022

September 22nd, 2022|

Education Committee September 2022 Great first meeting of the Greater Heights Chamber Education Committee!  Thank you all who came, and we look forward to building those partnerships and showcasing the remarkable work the schools are doing and the fantastic businesses that are stepping up to the plate to bring about the community’s future.  So, to let you know each month we have the meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 10 am—via Zoom! So, everyone can come and miss their work responsibilities, limit virus and enhance safety.  This is a great way to get your message out.  For the schools, we have lots of opportunities with festivals and fundraising events for this fall and [...]

Heights Business Spotlight for Executive Motorsports

September 21st, 2022|

Executive Motorsports are the local window tinting service experts. They provide their customers with the highest quality of window tint installation and customer service on a daily basis. Their goal goes beyond window tinting, but improving the performance and functionality of your windows. Did you know that when they install window film it helps keep your car cool, intact and can even prevent damage to skin? With their certified technicians and being a BlackMax car tint film and 3M Crystalline Authorized Dealer you will leave our shop, not only with your new tint windows looking great, but with them capable of blocking UV Rays, glare and heat. Executive Motorsports 2521 North Durham Dr Houston, TX 77008 [...]

Heights Business Spotlight for Helping Handler

September 14th, 2022|

Lori Medrano is a Virtual Assistant dedicated to assisting clients with their workload. She understands how daily tasks may cause overload, so she takes satisfaction in being one phone call away to help ease the burden! Lori also understands how stressful it feels to be overworked. So, her motto is: “Let her helping hand help you get things done!” She is trustworthy and honest, and strives to ensure she complete tasks in a timely manner while maintaining client satisfaction. Lori starts by listening and understanding exactly what her clients need in order to alleviate their pain points. Then she develops a plan of action to help them run their lives and business more efficiently. As long [...]

Heights Business Spotlight for McGrath Pest Control

September 7th, 2022|

McGrath Pest Control is a family owned and operated business founded in 1974 by Douglas McGrath, until his son Scott McGrath took the reins in 2016. With over 22 years invested in the company, not only does Scott embody the core values of knowledge, dedication and professionalism, he also brings the power of the digital age. New technology mixed with decades of experience has allowed McGrath to service customers faster and easier. During the past four decades McGrath Pest Control has built a reputation for excellence, performance and dependability. This was achieved by becoming thoroughly familiar with Houston’s seemingly endless array of pests, and what they respond to. They created individual pest control plans for their [...]

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Member Spotlight

Cathy Peters

Publisher
Oak Forest Living & At Home in Woodland Heights

Cathy Peters is the publisher of At Home in Woodland Heights, Oak Forest Living and the upcoming Garden Oaks Living. She loves the Heights area, having moved here with her family when she was two from the valley. Cathy worked at her families dry cleaning business, located at 34th and TC Jester, directly behind what is now Tacos a GoGo.

After graduating from University of Houston, Cathy migrated first to the sales arena, finally settling down in advertising sales. From the Houston Chronicle, to niche newspapers, to yellow pages and finally to the neighborhood magazines, Cathy brings over 40 years of marketing/advertising experience to her clients.

While the sales process has changed somewhat over the years, especially with COVID affecting many of the more ‘traditional’ approaches, Cathy realized that it was still personal contacts and networking that was going to introduce her to local businesses. She has featured several different chamber events within the pages of her magazines, included the Crawfish Festival, the annual Scholarship program and most recently, the Wine and Whiskey event in November.

Cathy’s approach to working with her customers is as unique as the customer themselves. There is no cookie cutter approach with her marketing presentations, but she takes time to try and understand her client’s business, their needs, goals and expectations from a marketing/advertising program.

When Cathy isn’t working (which isn’t often) she and Lynda, her wife of over 26 years, spend time with their 18 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren or sitting in the dark talking to themselves. Yep, they ghost hunt on the weekends as a hobby; complete with a lot of the equipment and cameras you see on the ghost hunting TV shows.

For more information on any of the three publication and the neighborhoods they serve, or how to include your upcoming event in the magazines, please contact Cathy at 281-782-9472.

Cathy Peters, Publisher
At Home in Woodland Heights, Oak Forest Living, Garden Oaks Living
cpeters@bestversionmedia.com
281-782-9472

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Membership

Member Benefits

Why join the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce? If you own a business or are involved in the Houston Heights, being a member of the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce brings you numerous benefits.  Invest in your organization's future and join the over 500 members that already are reaping the benefits.  To begin learning about membership benefits, attend a monthly Member Orientation Luncheon and begin to realize them immediately.

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Testimonials

Donna Torres

Here’s why being on a Chamber Committee expands my business connections.

“Joining other Chamber members on a committee establishes recognition of me for my business and service capabilities. With an opportunity to provide new ideas or input in the planning and staging of Chamber events, I have the occasion to meet and interact with fellow members in different fields. Working together provides an arena for me to expand my skills in areas where I may not have been involved before. Equally important is learning how vital collaboration can be to my future success. The Chamber offers a variety of committees, so there are many looking to grow and add new talent.”

 

Donna Torres
Greater Heights Business Solutions

Danielle Stewart

Here’s why I put Noontime Networking on my Calendar Every Time.

“I know the Chamber monthly Breakfast Connection is a good networking opportunity but, as a working mom, early mornings can be hectic for me. The bi-monthly Noontime Networking sessions fit my schedule perfectly. I can have lunch, learn about a member’s business, and effectively network all in the course of time I would normally spend just going to lunch. Thanks to the Chamber for serving my needs.”

 

Danielle Stewart
Historic Heights Living Magazine

Jason Cantrelle

Here’s why I Sponsor a Chamber Event!

“One of the benefits of being a part of the Heights Chamber is the opportunity to promote and highlight my business in a cost-effective way to fellow members. I have found that sponsoring an event brings with it an additional emphasis on my business and recognition of me and my services. I know that members do business with fellow members and getting them to know me and my capabilities better, leads to future business and referrals.”

Jason Cantrelle
Jason Cantrelle State Farm Agency

Members Helping Members!

Our chamber is unique in that our members really do want to see other members succeed.  If you are looking for guidance or information for your business, try reaching out to one of our members.  Our online directory is a great tool to find the business professional that best fits your needs.

Chamber Contact Info

The Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce is here for you!
Call us at 713.861.6735
Email us at president@heightschamber.org

Follow us on Facebook and look for our weekly E-blast on Tuesday!
If you need to meet with us, please contact us via email to schedule an appointment.
Helping you take your business to Greater Heights!