Chamber Radio for the week of Oct. 3

On The Air

On this week’s Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce internet radio business show, Henry Bell talks about the new fiscal year for the Chamber which starts October 1, 2016 and the new opportunities for Chamber members. You can listen to the details on

The new Homewood Suites by Hilton Tyler will open its doors on Oct. 14 at 3104 Golden Road where guests can stay in a studio suite, one bedroom, or two bedroom suite. Director of Sales Cassandra Snyder said, “Our new Homewood Suites is for extended stays near the Tyler medical district, Tyler Junior College, and the University of Texas at Tyler. We offer a complimentary hot full breakfast each morning as well as complimentary evening meals for guests who have family at one of the hospitals. We want to reduce some the financial burdens which these good folks are experiencing.” Business travelers can choose an executive boardroom suite. Each suite consists of a separate living area with a sofa bed, a work desk with chair, a bed in the bedroom, and a fully equipped kitchen. Each kitchen has a full-size refrigerator, microwave, a two-burner stove and a dishwasher. Guest perks include picking up guest groceries and delivering them to the guest’s room. You can learn more online at or call 903-593-7880.

Marco’s Pizza calls itself, “a little bit of Italy in every bite; authentic Italian pizza.” General Manager of Franchise Operations Joseph Pierce said, “Marco’s Pizza is more than pizza just tasting good. We make dough and sauce fresh every day. The sauce is not zesty, but a sweeter sauce. And the cheeses are always fresh, never frozen, and we have no fillers in our meats.” A nutrition center is on the website to detail the nutrition facts about each pizza and sandwich. Guests can dine in or order online for pickup or delivery. There are in store specials every day. Marco’s offers community first responders and active or retired military exclusive discounts, as high as 50 percent for active public servants in the community and in the military. It also has a full catering menu for family and business events with special discounts on orders of at least 5 pizzas and special pricing for non-profit organizations. You can learn more online at or call 903-561-5550. It is located at 7924 South Broadway in Tyler.

Ables-Land has been serving Tyler area businesses for over 53 years, third generation ownership. It carries thousands of products for every business need including office supplies, janitorial supplies, break room products, furniture, office design, technology, and can produce all printing projects. Nicole Cox, Marketing and Sales, said, “Because many employees today spend so much time just sitting in front of computer screens, we offer an ergonomic assessment at no charge to come up with some options to help out with productivity and overall health benefits.” Ables-Land also has a designer on-staff to provide interior design and space planning along with 3-D renderings so businesses can see exactly what the office space will look like upon completion. You can learn more online at or call 903-593-8407. It is located at 420 South Fannin Avenue in Tyler.

The cooler fall temperatures mean planning and preparation for the upcoming holiday season for the Salvation Army Tyler. Lindsey Galabeas, Community and PR Coordinator, said, “ We are already gearing up for our Red Kettle season since it’s such a big fund raising event for us. We hope businesses will start planning now for teams which can help at Red Kettle locations.” Last year, over 1900 meals were served on Thanksgiving. Volunteers are especially needed the day before Thanksgiving to help prepare the meal. For more than two decades, the Salvation Army has invited the public to become adopting angels with the Angel Tree program for children and senior citizens for Christmas. The Angel Tree kickoff will be Nov. 11 in the Broadway Square Mall. You can learn more online at or call 903-592-4361.

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