Update Feb. 23:
McKINNEY, TX -- As we all begin to assess the damage from the severe cold and power outages that devastated many homes and businesses in the area, many of you will begin looking for services that a lot of your fellow Chamber members provide.
Because of that, we are providing you with some member directory listings for products and services that you may need. We have chosen the most common categories, but if you would like to search using your own keywords, you can do that on our McKinney Chamber Business Directory Link below.
Please note that the categories pull directory categories as well as keywords from a company’s information they have provided on their member listing.
We hope you find this helpful, as we know how navigating your way through repairs, housing needs, and insurance claims can be difficult.
- McKinney Chamber Business Directory (includes all members and searchable by keyword or category)
- Heating and A/C Repair
- Legal Services
- Cleaning Services
- Coworking Space
- Irrigation & Sprinkler Systems
If you are a member and don’t see your company listed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you update your Chamber Directory Listing.
Not yet a member of the Chamber? CLICK HERE to join!
Update from Governor Greg Abbott
AUSTIN, TX -- Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in San Antonio where he provided an update on the state's efforts to provide water and other resources to Texans across the state. The Governor's press conference was held at Port San Antonio, where members of the National Guard are currently unloading water and other resources to distribute to communities in Texas.
The Governor noted that power and water are continuing to be restored throughout Texas and that multiple state agencies are working together to ensure communities have access to water, food, and other resources as communities begin to recover from the severe winter storm.
"We are making great progress in our recovery efforts from this winter storm, but many Texans are still without water, food, and other supplies — which is why the state is stepping up make sure Texans have the resources they need to provide for their families," said Governor Abbott. "I thank our local, state, and federal partners for working together to address the needs of Texans and expedite our recovery process. I also want to thank our utility workers for providing crucial services to Texans who have experienced power outages and burst pipes. Together, we will continue to overcome this challenge."
The state has deployed trucks and aircraft to deliver water to communities, including 162 truck delivers that have delivered a total of 2 million bottles of water and 1.4 million bottles of water that have been delivered by plane and helicopter. State agencies are working with local officials to set up staging sites for distribution. The state has also suspended size, weight, hours-of-service requirements, and more to get more commercial trucks on the road to deliver supplies across the state. Meals Ready to Eat (MREs), blankets, and generators have been provided to communities in need. In addition, the Governor has waived regulations to allow the use of unlicensed kitchens to prepare meals to donate to Texans so long as they abide by guidance issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Governor Abbott also mentioned that he is working with members of the legislature to address skyrocketing energy bills that resulted from a temporary spike in the energy market. He said that they are working quickly to calculate the total cost of these bills and find ways that the state can help reduce this burden. The Governor stated that the Public Utility Commission has issued a moratorium on customer disconnections for non-payment and will temporarily restrict providers from issuing invoices. This pause will ensure that the state has time to address these bills and develop a solution for Texans.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Community Resilience and Disaster Response program exists to provide support for your business and our community during challenging times.
Click here to view the 2021 Major Winter Storm Resource Page, in addition to finding resources below provided by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to help your business recover.
- Disaster Help Desk for Business — Businesses can call 1-888-My-Biz-Help (888-692-4943) for direct support from disaster recovery experts.
- 2021 Major Winter Storm Resource Page — Resource page with organizations you might consider partnering with to help with relief and recovery efforts.
- Resilience in a Box — Resource guide based on best practices designed to help educate business leaders on disaster preparedness and business resilience.
- Disaster Recovery Quick Guides — Tailored tips for small businesses looking to prepare and recover.