Reach out and get plugged in
Acclimating to a new community can be challenging, but Amarillo is one of the friendliest cities in the United States.
In Amarillo, you’ll see smiles everywhere you go and you’ll find it easier than ever to strike up a conversation. Here’s a promise: Go for a walk on our wide streets and you won’t be ignored. People smile at you. Strangers say hi. Motorists even wave as they drive past. Making new friends only requires taking that next step and introducing yourself to people who already are offering a friendly face. We’ll help you get acquainted.
A group of leaders rooted in Amarillo and rooting for Amarillo, this community of young professionals (ages 20-40) invite you to join unique experiences, grow professionally and personally, and make a difference in the community. Members are involved in a wide variety of Amarillo’s business, civic and service endeavors.
Chamber After Hours
Any Amarillo Chamber event is widely attended, but Chamber After Hours is particularly fun because the location rotates between different Chamber members’ businesses. You’ll network and hang out at a potentially new place while enjoying drinks and food with other professionals and community members.
This dynamic ambassador program connects you with other Amarilloans who love this city and want to experience it in a unique way. By becoming a digital ambassador for #HelloAmarillo, you’ll get monthly “High Five” Amarillo emails highlighting exclusive VIP events—as well as other opportunities in the area.
This weekly one-on-one interview podcast features the people and stories of Amarillo, Texas. Guided by local author Jason Boyett, you’ll hear from city leaders, behind-the-scenes influencers, artists, civil servants, entrepreneurs and other surprising guests making an impact in Amarillo—and beyond.
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Jun 4, 2020 2:49:00 PM
Welcome to the Neighborhood
With Amarillo's cost of living 15.2% below the national average, you’ll find that you can afford much more home here than almost anywhere else!
Nov 5, 2019 1:21:00 PM
Amarillo EDC Adds Job Board to City's Interactive Community Website
The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (Amarillo EDC) today announced the launch of a job and internship board on TakeRootInAmarillo.com, the new community website that gives businesses, job seekers, students, and individuals looking to learn more about city life a special look into the rich cultural, economic, and social benefits of living and working in the city of Amarillo.
Aug 6, 2020 1:45:00 PM
Getting To Know Amarillo
What does it look like to intern in Amarillo, Texas? See why interning in your hometown can be great for your professional goals AND personal life!
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