Ribbon Cutting for Choice Hire Staffing L.L.C.

choicehirestaffing450The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Choice Hire Staffing L.L.C on Thursday, October 24th to welcome them as new members.

Choice Hire Staffing L.L.C. provides employees for hard-to-fill, temporary, or direct hire positions while providing excellent customer service.

With eight years experience in the staffing industry; their team strives to provide prompt and knowledgeable service.

Visit them at 2222 HWY 377S, Suite 14 in Brownwood or call (325) 643-1416.

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Brownwood Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for E Clips Spa & Salon

E clips SalonThe Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for one of their newest members on Wednesday, October 23, E Clips Spa & Salon.

They offer a variety of beauty care services including haircuts, colors, waxing, pedicures and more.

E Clips Spa & Salon is open Tuesday - Friday 9 AM to 6 PM Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM at 1513 Market Place Blvd.

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Trick or Treat Trail Set for Halloween Night


The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and Wendlee Broadcasting have teamed up again this year for the 2nd Annual Trick or Treat Trail. This family friendly event will be held in the Wendlee Broadcasting parking lot area on Thursday, October 31st from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Kids of all ages are invited to visit the "Trick or Treat Trail" and collect candy, goodies, enjoy games and other fun activities including a Halloween Costume Contest! To enter the costume contest, pick up an entry form at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce office, 600 E. Depot Street or CLICK HERE.

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Young Leaders of Brown County Fall Mixer Set for October 24th

BCYL Logo brothers meet250The Young Leaders of Brown County will host a fall mixer on Thursday, October 24th, presented by the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and Kohler. A "Movie on the Plaza" will be held at the Depot Plaza from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Anyone living in the area between the ages of 22-35 is welcome to attend and enjoy "The Birds," an Alfred Hitchcock film, along with refreshments and networking under the stars.

It is free to attend this adults only event, and attendees are welcome to bring a blanket or chairs, whichever is most comfortable for the movie.

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Brownwood Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Caring Family Network

caring family 450The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Caring Family Network on Friday, October 4th to welcome them to their new location at 114 Early Blvd.

The Caring Family Network is a non-profit child placing agency for foster and adoptive children in the state of Texas. They will be holding their 4th annual fundraiser event “A Nite at the Races” on Saturday, October 12th at the Brownwood Country Club.  The fundraiser benefits the children and families located in and around Brown County and primarily goes to help give them a more magical Christmas.

A "Nite at the Races" is a fun-filled evening with action-packed thoroughbred horse races, door prizes, live and silent auctions as well as live music.

Attendees will enjoy a steak dinner, drinks and the music of the Josh Grider Band.  Silent auction items will also be available.  Tickets are $65 per person and are available for purchase at the door or through Caring Family Network at 325-646-3222.  All participants must be 21 or older to attend.

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Brownwood ISD to be Featured at Chamber Luncheon October 18th

ReeceBlincoe200The Chamber’s Monthly Luncheon will be Friday, October 18 at the Brownwood Country Club from 11:30 AM to 1 PM. The luncheon, which is open to members and guests, will feature an interesting program and will also include door prizes, introduction of new members and the “Aces Wild” Cash Drawing, which guarantees a winner every month. This month's guest speaker will be Brownwood ISD Superintendent Reece Blincoe.

Reece Blincoe was born in Burnet and attended Austin schools before graduating from Pflugerville High School. He attended Tarleton State University and Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State), graduating from Texas State University with a B.S. degree in Agriculture Education in 1987 and a master’s degree in Education Administration in 1998.

Prior to taking his position with Brownwood ISD, Dr. Blincoe taught Agriculture Science at Southside High School in San Antonio and Leander High School where they were designated “Best Agriculture Departments in Texas” in 1997. He is the former Superintendent of Schools at Stockdale ISD in Stockdale, TX a position he held for 4 years.

Reece has been Superintendent at Brownwood ISD for 5 1/2 years. He earned his doctorate from University of Texas at Austin in Educational Leadership soon after he moved here.

Dr. Blincoe is a passionate advocate for the teaching profession and the students he serves. Utilizing his talents in creativity, team-building and problem-solving to achieve excellence, he has served on the U.S. Dept. of Education Committee on Local Program Success; the Commissioner’s Cabinet for 2 years, TASA Legislative Committee for 6 years, and has been a member of the Public Education Visioning Institute for 5 years.

Since Dr. Blincoe’s arrival at BISD, Brownwood High School has been awarded the National Blue Ribbon designation and this year the district was selected as one of the top 3 small school districts in Texas by the H-E-B Excellence in Education awards.

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Brownwood Chamber Hold Ribbon Cutting for Travis Curry and "Look Good...Feel Better" Program

travis450The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 3rd to welcome Travis Curry as a new member.

Travis has over 17 years experience as a licensed cosmetologist and currently practices at E Clips Spa & Salon located at 1513 Market Place Blvd. He is also involved with the “Look Good…Feel Better” program affiliated with the American Cancer Society. Travis serves as the organizer for this program as well as the licensed professional for the services offered to cancer patients.

For more information on the “Look Good…Feel Better” program, contact Travis at (325) 203-8128.

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Ribbon Cutting for Senior Care of Brownwood

seniorcare450The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on October 1st to celebrate the opening of Senior Care of Brownwood’s TCU.

 Senior Care of Brownwood is a skilled nursing facility that offers 24 hour licensed nursing care for the one’s you love.

For more information about Senior Care of Brownwood contact Diane Simental at (325) 643-9801.

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Brown County Museum of History to Honor Local Law Enforcement at Open House Monday

CountyMuseum450Local law enforcement will be honored on Monday, October 7th at the Brown County Museum of History, located in the Old Jail at 212 N. Broadway, as a celebration of the 110th anniversary of the building and the opening of the new law enforcement exhibit.  

Boy Scout Troop 14 will provide a flag color guard ceremony at 5 p.m. on the lawn of the Museum. Sheriff Bobby Grubbs, Brownwood Police Chief Mike Corley, Assistant Chief James Fuller, Bangs Chief of Police Troy Gusendorf, and Early Chief of Police David Mercer, representing each of their departments, will be honored. An open house will follow with come-and-go refreshments and a chance to tour the Museum. The public is invited to attend, and the Museum will be open until 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

“This is a thank-you to each man and woman in Brown County law enforcement, retired and current.” said Beverly Norris, Museum Board President. “In celebrating this 110th anniversary of the Old Jail we created a new exhibit, ‘A History of Brown County Peace Officers’ and all our research reminds us of the long-standing dedication of those who have maintained the peace through the years. We want to take this opportunity to thank the men and women who serve, and have served, Brown County”

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