The Brownwood and Early Chambers of Commerce held a joint ribbon cutting on Thursday, November 9th for Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation to announce the upcoming Texas Heritage Bowl coming to Brownwood in January.
Gridiron Heroes is a non-profit organization formed in 2003 with a specific mission - to provide immediate, as well as, long term resources and support to individuals sustaining catastrophic spinal cord injury through activities associated with high school football.
Chris Canales was injured by a paralyzing tackle playing high school football at San Marcos Baptist Academy in 2001. After his injury and witnessing other football players sustain spinal cord injuries, Chris and his father Eddie formed Gridiron Heroes.
The Texas Heritage Bowl will be an all-star high school football game hosted in Brownwood's Gordon Wood Stadium on January 6, 2018 and will benefit Gridiron Heroes.
For more information call 512-409-5277, visit the website at gridironheroes.org or follow them on Facebook and Twitter. For info on the Texas Heritage Bowl, go to texasheritagebowl.com.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, November 8th for The Wells Team-Keller Williams Realty.
They provide real estate service to sellers, buyers, and those relocating to this area. The Wells Team has experience with residential property, commercial property, lake property, homes on acreage and ranch/hunting land. The Wells Team's motto is Experience! Enthusiasm! Energy! Excellence!
They are located at 807 Center Avenue in Brownwood. For more information, call 325-642-5994, visit them on Facebook or go to www.wellsteam.com.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday, November 3rd for AIM Stucco & Plastering.
AIM Stucco & Plastering has been in existence since January 2017 but have over 10 years of experience in the field. They offer stucco construction and plastering as well as other services. Abel and Iris Martinez said that they are excited about serving Brownwood and the surrounding areas.
For more information or free quotes please contact them at 325-200-8644.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, November 2nd for Kellee Donut Shop.
Kellee Donut Shop is located at 1504 Indian Creek in Brownwood. They serve a wide variety of donuts along with a couple of signature Cambodia dishes. They offer a drive-through window and a wide selection. For more information call 325-800-8667.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Monday, October 30th for Hair Nation The Barber Beauty Shop.
Clarence Hickerson served his country for over 20 years in the United States Military and is now a retired veteran. He and his wife Chera opened Hair Nation The Barber Beauty Shop in August 2017. Services include hot saves, all types of haircuts, hair coloring, hair braiding, extensions, sew ins, up do's for prom or weddings and more.
Hair Nation is located at 201 Adams Street, Suite D, in downtown Brownwood. The salon is open Tuesday thru Friday from 9:00a.m. to 5:30p.m. and Saturday from 9:30a.m. to 3:00p.m. It is open by appointment only on Monday and closed Sunday. Visit them on Facebook or call 325-430-0829 for more information.
Entry forms for the annual Brownwood Spirit of Christmas Lighted Parade are now being accepted.
This year's parade is sponsored by Texas Rock Crusher Railway and will be held on Thursday, November 30th beginning at 6:30 PM in Downtown Brownwood.
Registrations forms are available online at BrownwoodChristmas.com by clicking on the parade link. The parade is open to floats, vehicles, walkers, horses, classic cars, marching bands and more. Cost to enter the parade is $10 per entry if registered by November 20th. The parade is limited to 100 entries each year.
The Spirit of Christmas Lighted Parade will kick off a weekend of holiday events at the Depot Plaza in Brownwood including the 9th annual Christmas Under the Stars Festival on Friday December, 1st and Saturday, December 2nd sponsored by Brownwood Regional Medical Center. The festival will include Mr. and Mrs. Claus, "snow mountain," kids activities, carriage rides, big wheel races and more.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and the Early Chamber of Commerce held a joint ribbon cutting on Thursday, October 12th to celebrate the Multi Modal Facility for City And Rural Rides (CARR).
City and Rural Rides has been in existence for over 30 years and is the public transportation provider for Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, Erath, Nolan, Runnels, Shackelford, Stephens, and Rural Taylor counties. CARR rides are available for a variety of purposes, including shopping, work, beauty shop visits, visiting friends and medical appointments.
Rides may be scheduled by calling 1-800-710-277 or 325-625-4491, Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information visit them on Facebook.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday, September 29th for Taylor's Mini Mall.
Taylor's Mini Mall, located on the corner of Austin Avenue and Melwood, opened 22 years ago in April of 1995. They are known for their years of window tinting, and carry the largest in-stock inventory of pick-up truck accessories in the Brownwood area. In addition, they have access to other inventory lines that they do not stock.
Taylor's Mini Mall has recently added spray-on bedliners to round out the expansion and has more to come in the future. They added a sign shop in the last 4 years and can make stickers, magnetic signs, Coroplast signs, banners, as well as up to 5'x10' signboards.
Tommy and Sharen would like to thank all of their repeat customers and welcome any newcomers.
For more information call 325-643-9903 or visit them on Facebook .
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, September 26th for La Sorella.
L Sorella, meaning 'sisters' in Italian, is a new venue specializing in wine and craft beer where people can come together in a relaxing environment that feels like home. Leona Cleveland's passion for pets and people, entrepreneurial spirit, and knowledge of wine led her into the new phase of life as a local business owner. Leona said that the dream of this gathering place is possible because of the bonds and relationships she has formed over wine.
La Sorella is located at 2803 Austin Avenue, in Brownwood. For more information, call (325) 203-2891 or visit their page on Facebook.