The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, August 22nd for Syndgar Trading Company.
Syndgar Trading Company strives to provide unique and familiar jewelry that enhances the character of each person, imports handcrafted knives that will be treasured for generations, and creates dry rubs that intensifies each meal with flavor and comfort. Their goal is to grow within the trade routes by searching the world markets to bring to each customer fine gifts, give back to the community through the various outreach programs and events, and give the best customer service available to make each interaction special for all who visit them.
The Brownwood and Early Chambers of Commerce held a joint ribbon cutting on Friday, August 11th for the official Grand Opening of Weakley-Watson Ace Hardware in Brownwood as Ace Hardware's 5000th Store.
Their Grand Opening event was held this past weekend and included food, music, and special drawings and much more. Weakley-Watson is the oldest hardware store in the state of Texas, operating since 1876.
Weakley-Watson Ace Hardware is located at 1414 Austin Avenue.
Neighbors throughout Brown County are being invited to join together for the 2017 National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevention event on Tuesday, October 3rd.
Coordinators of the local NNO event are currently looking for block captains to organize small gatherings in neighborhoods in Brown County. These gatherings will be a rallying point where neighbors can meet each other, visit with law enforcement officials, and send a message to potential criminals.
From 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on October 3rd, residents in neighborhoods throughout Brown County are asked to spend the evening outside with neighbors and police. Many neighborhoods throughout the area will be hosting a variety of special events such as block parties, cookouts, visits from police, contests, and other activities.
National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime efforts; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
Representatives from the Brownwood Police Department, Brown County Sheriff's Office, Early Police Department, Bangs Police Department, area fire departments, and city officials will travel around Brownwood, Early, Bangs and Brown County during the event to visit these gatherings and speak to those in attendance.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce is getting set for their annual Business Expo, and complimentary passes are currently available for the event scheduled September 7th.
The 23rd Annual Brownwood Business Expo will feature over 70 local businesses in various lines of trade. The show will open at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 7th at the Brownwood Coliseum and will feature well known, established businesses as well as some of the newest in the Brownwood area.
Admission at the door will be $2 and the complimentary passes are currently available for a limited time at the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce office - 600 E. Depot St.
"All visitors to the show will have the opportunity to win booth prizes from each of the exhibitors," said Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Director Jennifer Barberie. "Those who participate in 'Expo Bingo' may enter to win the grand prize - $500 cash."
For the 11th year, the Taste of Brownwood returns to offer the community the opportunity to sample favorite recipes from local restaurants, caterers and bakeries. From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, expo visitors can sample tasty treats. Each visitor will receive 4 free Taste of Brownwood tickets with the $2 admission fee. Those who choose to enter with a complimentary pass will need to purchase Taste of Brownwood tickets for $1 each at the door the day of the show.
"Make plans to attend, visit with people you have known for years and get to know the new faces in town," Barberie said. "Take time to learn about the products and services offered by each one of these local business owners."
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 27th for Poppy's Sweets N Treats.
They offer a variety of food items such as snow cones, fruit cups, ice cream, shaved ice, frozen pickles, nachos, chili cheese dogs, Frito pies and more. Poppy's Sweets N Treats slogan is "Where Sweets R Sweet.........N Service Is Sweeter!"
They are located at 710 W. Austin Avenue in Brownwood and open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 8:00 pm and Sunday from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm or find them on Facebook.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on July 21st for KG Dance Studio.
KG Dance Studio is located at 3610 Durham Avenue in Brownwood and is family owned by Karey and Dan Morelock and daughter Stefenia Phipps. Karey was born and raised in Brownwood and has taught dance for over 30 years. They offer Pre-K Dance, Ballet/ Jazz Tap, Hip Hop, Acro (Acrobatics), Drill/Cheer instruction-ages 3 and up and end of year recitals.
Vendor applications are now available for the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce's 23rd annual Brownwood Business Expo and Taste of Brownwood set for September 7th at the Brownwood Coliseum. Over 70 business vendors participate in this expo each year in various lines of trade.
The Expo will open at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 7th at the Brownwood Coliseum and will feature well-known, established businesses as well as some of the newest in the Brown County area.
For the 11th year, the “Taste of Brownwood” will be a part of the Expo to offer the community an opportunity to sample favorite recipes from local restaurants and caterers. From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Expo visitors can visit the “Taste of Brownwood” exhibitors and sample some of their most popular dishes.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Monday, July 10 for their newest member Fiesta Filipino.
Fiesta Filipino is a grocery store and mini cafe. Customers can purchase ethnic snack foods and base ingredients for traditional Filipino dishes. They currently offer a small menu featuring Pancit and plan to expand their offerings soon. They also offer bubble tea and smoothies in several flavors with "pearls" made from tapioca.
Fiesta Filipino is located at 211 E. Baker Street in Brownwood and are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and the America's Small Business Development Center are offering a business workshop titled "Marketing to the 4 Generations" on Tuesday, July 11th from 11:30 am-1:00 pm at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce.
This workshop will help attendees understand the four generations in today's workforce and consumer market and how best to reach and connect with them. Understanding the differences in the generations can help businesses decide the best marketing avenue to take to reach their customers and clients.
There is no cost for this workshop for Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce members. Non-member fee is $10. Attendees may bring a lunch.