McKINNEY (July 25, 2013) — Each year, the business community joins the Chamber in welcoming new teachers to the area and offers them appreciation and support for the role they play in the lives of McKinney children.

McKinney’s outstanding quality of life attracts families and businesses. A strong school system with superior educational opportunities results in a talented, skilled workforce.

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Jodi Ann LaFreniere Ray, Chamber President and CEO, states, “The Chamber of Commerce recognizes the importance of supporting the educators of McKinney. The Business and Education New Teacher Welcome Breakfast is an annual event where our business leaders have the opportunity to celebrate the valuable service teachers provide to the future of McKinney.”

Special guest is McKinney High alum Johnny Quinn, a member of the U.S. National Bobsled Team and an Olympic hopeful. He will offer insight into the education system in McKinney, and how it has impacted his life. He is a former McKinney High football star and a former professional wide receiver, spending time with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers and the Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The Business Education Teacher Breakfast will be held at McKinney Boyd High School on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Registration and breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m.; $25 Individual Attendee breakfast, $45 Attendee and Teacher Sponsorship breakfast. Additional sponsorship levels are available. For more information and to register online, please click here.


About the McKinney Chamber of Commerce

The McKinney Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for the McKinney business community and proudly serves as the unified business voice of McKinney. The McKinney Chamber of Commerce proudly serves over 1,200 member businesses representing over 39,000 employees throughout the North Texas region. With a rich heritage of leadership and collaboration, the Chamber works in concert with the City of McKinney, community partners and the corporate community to promote, advocate for and expand business, and earned its four-star accreditation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. As publisher of McKinney Magazine, McKinneyOnline and, the McKinney Chamber markets the community’s advantages as the foremost location for doing business.