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Entrepreneurs For North Texas is a program of Communities Foundation of Texas that facilitates community involvement and philanthropy for small and mid-size companies that want to make a beneficial impact in their communities in a way that's good for their business.



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EFNT Member Company Montgomery Coscia Greilich LLP helped support the summer literacy program at Project Transformation by participating in our book/supply drive this week. Great work, MCG!!
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DBJ-EFNT session on Doing Business with Non Profits featuring Suzanne Smith, Jennifer Ware, Kim Bunting and Laurie Larrea.
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The 35th National Veterans Wheelchair Games are being hosted in Dallas this year. They need 3,000 volunteers! If you're interested in participating, visit the site below for more information. Registration deadline is May 1st. This is a great cause and a wonderful opportunity to give back to veterans from all over the country! We encourage you to share this with your friends.
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Eat, Drink, Change Lives. A subset of the CFT team enjoyed a phenomenal meal served by incredible young men that are learning new skills to better their lives. Chad Houser - you are a fine chef and loved the restaurant!
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Did you know that an hour of volunteer time is worth $24.66 in Texas? That means that EFNT Member Company Volunteers have contributed over $200,000 of their time to the community since the beginning of the fiscal year. Go Team!! http://bit.ly/1yvKUXy #EmployeeEngagement #Volunteers #EFNTMembers
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Meet Summer Xie! She's the NEW Engagement Captain (EC) for EFNT Member Company - The Vant Group. They've been members for nearly a year, but with a new EC in place they're really READY TO DO GOOD! If your company has chosen a new EC, or you're the EC and just need a refresher on EFNT's services and programs, you can attend any of our monthly orientation and on-boarding meetings. They're held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Visit our website for RSVP info - www.efnt.org. #EFNTMembers #ReadyToDoGood
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Meet Joel and Hillary Patterson from EFNT's newest Member Company - The Vested Group! They attended our monthly orientation and on-boarding meeting this morning and they're officially READY TO DO GOOD! http://www.thevested.com/ #EFNTMembers #ReadyToDoGood
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I am going to Prison on Friday. ...yes, just for the day, but I look forward to being part of the Think Tank program to offer feedback to prisoners that are part of the Prison Entrepreneurship Program. I am sure it will be an incredible learning experience for me too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7fHR7sfkIw
What is the Prison Entrepreneurship Program?

We love DHD Films! They create amazing videos for us! And, congratulations to our other Member Companies that also made it to the finalists list - HCK2 Partners and Marketwave. EFNT is surrounded by some super, awesome, creative talent!
DHD Films & Entrepreneurs for North Texas Named Finalists in Marketer of the Year Awards

Great words of wisdom from our Dale Carnegie training session this morning. #EmployeeEngagement
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Member Company Engagement Captains joined our Roundtable discussion and shared best practices and tips for employee engagement and volunteerism. Thank you to Montgomery Coscia Greilich, LLP, Frontera, Roach Howard Smith & Barton, Shields Legal Group, Calamity Gym, JCPenney, BB&T, Principal Solar and Younger Partners for participating this morning! #EmployeeEngagement #EFNTMembers
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There's a good corporate citizen for you - http://www.wfaa.com/story/news/local/dallas-county/2015/03/23/business-owner-notices-and-stops-sex-trafficking/70352508/
Addison business owner helps stop sex trafficking

EFNT Member Companies - Please RSVP for the Engagement Captain Roundtable next week as well as the Dale Carnegie session on Employee Engagement via the links on our newsletter. Sign up today!! http://conta.cc/1breFyd
What's on your calendar this Spring?

What's on your calendar this Spring? Check out EFNT's Spring 2015 Newsletter to see what's on ours! http://conta.cc/1breFyd
What's on your calendar this Spring?

EFNT Engagement Captains -Please refer to your EFNT Calendar - we have two important meetings next week on March 31 (Roundtable on Sharing Best Practices) and April 1 (Dale Carnegie session on Employee Engagement). Look out for our Newsletter today and make sure you RSVP. We hope to see you there!

We visited Dallas Life today to discuss Custom Projects for EFNT Member Companies. They run an incredible program housing 350 homeless (adults and kids), many of them veterans. We look forward to partnering with them on volunteer activities in coming months. http://www.dallaslife.org/

Devon spent the morning volunteering with Entrepreneurs For North Texas (EFNT)!
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THANK YOU to the employees of EFNT Member Companies DHD Films, Business Access LLC and TechScape, INC. for your help stocking shelves and packaging groceries during our Plug 'N Play at Our Community Pantry this morning! #EFNTMembers #EmployeeEngagement #PlugNPlay
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Meet Lisa Martinez and Rhonda Sanchez from New EFNT Member Company - Catapult Health! They joined our monthly New Member Orientation yesterday and now they're READY TO DO GOOD!
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Introducing Jeremy Gregg and Mike Lyon from New EFNT Member Company - Calamity Gym! They're READY TO DO GOOD! http://www.calamitygym.com/
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EFNT volunteers came out to John Q. Adams Elementary on this beautiful Tuesday morning to get thier hands dirty with a large team from Wells Fargo and Real School Gardens.
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We have several volunteer opportunities available next week helping teachers in classrooms at St. Philip's School, as well helping in their food bank Our Community Pantry. There are two dates available- March 18th and 20th for both locations. Visit our Upcoming Events page on our website for more details and registration links.
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What percentage of your company volunteered last year? For many EFNT Member Companies it was 100%! See the below article for 3 excellent and simple tips on how companies can boost their employee engagement. #EmployeeEngagement
67 percent of Microsoft employees volunteered in 2014, and here's why - Dallas Business Journal

A small but mighty team from Keste came out in the pouring rain yesterday to help serve breakfast at The Stewpot. Thank you, ladies!!!
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Making a lot of progress with Medecision, Optimal Blue, MCG, Business Access LLC, Montgomery Coscia Greilich LLP
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Let EFNT Make It Easy To Do Good. Here's how:

1) Pay an annual fee
2) Open a fund at Communities Foundation of Texas
3) Donate now to EFNT Fund

14th Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship is just around the corner!

This year's event titled, Wildcatter Risk, Philanthropic Return, will be a night to remember as we induct one of Dallas' most successful entrepreneurs, Trevor Rees-Jones, into our esteemed Ring of Entrepreneurs.

Freedom Day 2014 - United We Serve!

This past year, we thought, “What better way to spend the day than by completing service projects for the men, women and families that serve our country?” Our EFNT Member Companies agreed, and we put together an army of over 635 volunteers, making it the most sizable Freedom Day yet!

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