August 29, 2017

DEA Meeting: Halo Branded Solutions

DEA Meeting:

Halo Branded Solutions

Michael Bosco introduced Chris Boots.  He has been doing business with Halo for about 7 years, and they have always done a fantastic job!  He met Chris through his father, who they lost shortly thereafter.  Chris has done an outstanding job of stepping up and taking on the business.  Chris offers great customer service and is a fantastic member in n the DEA, bringing a great attitude!

Chris’ dad was from Texas and his mom from Nairobi, Kenya.  His wife is Aimee and their daughter, Savannah Noel!  Chris loves traveling, spending time with family and friends, golf and anything outdoors!  Chris is a true Dallasite.  He was born in Presby Dallas and grew up in East Dallas, off Classen Drive.  He went to several schools in the area, and was even in the same 5th grade class as Jodi McShan!

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Chris grew up in promotional products his whole life.  His grandfather was a traveling salesman.  Chris’ dad worked for several promotional product companies, finally bought out by Halo.  Halo Branded Solutions is one of the top 5 in sales revenue and #1 in the nation in promotional products footprint.  It is nice to be part of a big team with the resources they have for marketing and R&D! …

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Book Launch Party TODAY!

Please join Paul K. Chafetz, PhD at Belmont Village today, August 29th, for the launch of his new book, Loving Hard-to-Love Parents: A Handbook for Adult Children of Difficult Older Parents. 
The event starts at 5:30 PM with a brief Q&A session following the presentation.  Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.  Signed books will be available for purchase for $12.99.  Belmont Village is located at 3535 N. Hall Street, Dallas 75219.

DEA Meeting: Dr. Paul Chafetz

Remember, no DEA meeting next week!

Enjoy the holiday and we will see you back on September 12th!


President Barbara Scribner welcomed everyone to meeting #4,588 of the DEA, celebrating 82 years!

Results reported to date for 2017 are $716,885 and Money Spent is $502,586!

Thanks to John Anderson, Complete Mailing Partners, for a great program and a fun open house last week!


30-Second Commercials!

Mike Moore, Moore Insurance:  we sell flood insurance! 


Darryl Galen, D. Galen Graphics, introduced our guest:

Steve Patterson, XO Communication, guest of Darren Gardner.


Membership Promotion:  Receive $100 cash if you sponsor a new member!

What is better than cash?  Cash and a great friend or business associate!  Invite those you know to come check out the DEA!  If they become a new member, you will receive $100 cash!


All DEA Members, Friends, Family & Guests are Welcome!

• 2 Hours of Guaranteed Fun - $75 per person

• Golf Bay Sponsorships  - $450 for 6 guests

• 6 Guests in Each Golf Bay

• Corporate Signage $50

• Fabulous Food, Friends & Fun

• Individual Tabs for Alcohol

• Guaranteed Express Courier Service is sponsoring dinner

• Golf Bay Sponsors include: CNC Home Care, Keller Williams Residential, Pilot's Building Maintenance, Supreme Lending, TeksInc

Join us for a great evening at Topgolf!  There will be no morning meeting that day, so you will be rested and ready to play and have some fun!

Sign up Today!!!  Just reply to this email and let us know how many are coming!


Happy birthday wishes to:

• August 31st - Chris Boots (Halo Branded Solutions)

• September 1st - Pat Patterson (Honorary Life Member)

• September 3rd - Tom Bailey (Thomas O. Bailey, CPA)

• September 3rd - Scott Scribner (Keller Williams Residential)


Board Report

Cooper Bibb, Sewell Lexus, presented the Board Report for the week of August 22, 2017, which advised there was a total of 42 present with one guest recording:

• 35 “A” leads

• 40 “B” leads

• 40 “C” leads  

• 29 leads received

• $22,819 results

• $22,086 spent with members 

The Big Result Getter was Dr. Janell Kenny.  The Big Spender was CMC Rebar. The Big "A" Lead giver:  Dr, Janell Kenny.  The Big "B" Lead givers: CMC Rebar, Dr. Janell Kenny.  The Big "C" Lead givers: Moore Insurance, Dr, Janell Kenny.


3 Open Program Dates in 2017!

Don't miss out, if you should do a program this year!  Call or email Dianna to get on the schedule!  The first open program date is November 28th!



• The $25.00 raffle drawing was won by Ron Schulz, Supreme Lending!


• September 5, No meeting: Labor Day

• September 12, Dr. Paul Chafetz

• September 19, Murphy Business & Financial Corporation

• September 26, Supreme Lending

• September 28, Supreme Lending Open House/Booksigning

• October 3, no morning meeting, Topgolf 6-8 PM


18208 Preston Road, Suite D-9317
Dallas, Texas 75252
Telephone: 214-528-1082

Celebrating Our 82nd Anniversary 1935 - 2017