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To foster an environment conducive for economic growth and prosperity in the business community of the DeSoto, Texas area through economic stimulation, networking, advocacy, support and information.

 


If we learn anything from the history of economic development, it is that culture makes all the difference.

- David Landes


From the Chairperson's Desk

Eugene Walker

Welcome to the Desoto Area Chamber of Commerce!

We understand that in order to have a strong economic environment, you must have a strong community. We are truly blessed in our community to have leaders, business owners, educators, and citizens who realize that we all share in the responsibility of creating economic success and happiness. We are truly ONE DESOTO. As we continue to recover from the pandemic, the Chamber is excited about how far we've come. Our goal is to continue to work toward improving and strengthening our relationships with our members and stakeholders. As the Chamber President, I am honored to serve with our Board of Directors, members and community, sharing the same vision for business growth and community wealth.

Please consider joining the Chamber, if you have not done so already. Your membership is an investment into the future of your business and the strength of the Desoto area economy.

Yours in service,
Eugene Walker
Chairperson, Board of Directors

Featured Chamber News

DeSoto Prepares for Solar Eclipse Viewing Event

As Texas gears up for the upcoming Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8, the city of DeSoto is also making preparations for its residents to view the occultation. Four Parks in the city have been designated as official viewing sites for people wishing to get a view of the total solar eclipse. These four parks will be open from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M., offering residents a safe and enjoyable eclipse-watching experience.


Source: The DeSoto Tribune
Published: March 27, 2024
Author: Joshua Carter
Photograph: A Owen

DeSoto set to Celebrate 75th Anniversary

The City of DeSoto is gearing up to commemorate a significant milestone in its history as it prepares to celebrate its 75th Anniversary. Residents and community members are invited to mark their calendars for Friday, April 5, at 7:00 pm, as the city hosts an extravagant gala at the DeSoto Civic Center Bluebonnet Rooms.


Source: The DeSoto Tribune
Published: March 26, 2024
Author: Joshua Carter
Photograph By: City of DeSoto

Membership Spotlight

We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym - Southwest Dallas

Member Spotlight

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DeSoto, March 25, 2024 -- On February 22, the DeSoto Area Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym - Southwest Dallas to the city of DeSoto, TX.

Franchise Owner Christina Henderson says "This kid friendly indoors gym is committed to providing children the best." Through their Play With a Purpose philosophy, they focus on exercising and stimulating all seven senses for positive physical, emotional, and social development. It is her goal to provide the DeSoto Area with this facility to improve social skills among children.