Chamber Chat August 2018

Written by Admin

August 1, 2018

CHAMBER CHAT – August 2018 B. Halfin 07/30/18

It’s coming up fast on Saturday, AUGUST 4th from 6-10pm for the BIG BARN BASH! This is the Wallis Chamber of Commerce annual Banquet, all are welcome. Join the fun with LIVE Music by the Texas Legacy Czech (& Country) Band, Dinner by Ben’s Chuck Wagon, 50/50 Pot and Silent Auction. Contact Bernadette at 281-239-5203 for tickets and information. Any and all contributions are greatly appreciated. Hope to see you threre!

The Wallis Fine Rides Autofest on October 6th is accepting Vendor/Craft Show Registration, Entry Fee: $35 w/Electric & $25 without, Email: or call City Hall at 979-478-6712 for information. The Wallis Lions Club Raffle Drawing will be at the Fines Rides too! Only 150 Tickets sold with a total of $3,700 in prizes, Raffle Tickets are $50, call 281-686-8840 to get yours! Note, 100% of this raffle benefits local organizations.

FREE STOP THE BLEED & ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING for the Community is being offered 8/7 @ 6pm Bellville United Methodist Church, 8/8 @6pm at Fireman’s Hall – Industry, 8/15 @ 6pm The Hill Community Center – Sealy, 8/16 Wallis Community Room Bldg C – Wallis. Questions about training may be sent to

For information about Wallis Chamber of Commerce, ‘The Little Chamber That Can’ visit, Facebook or Email


August 4th [Saturday] 6-10pm The Wallis Chamber’s BIG BARN BASH Dinner & Dance
Wallis Columbus Hall 703 Columbus Road, Wallis Texas 77485
Live Music by TEXAS LEGACY featuring Czech & Country – 50/50 – SILENT AUCTION
Social @ 6pm – Dinner @ 7pm by Ben’s Chuck Wagon – Dress is Country Casual
Contact Bernadette at 281-239-5203

Wallis Fine Rides Autofest Saturday in October 6th at Guardian Angel Church Grounds, Wallis, TX *Accepting Vendor / Craft Show Registration Forms – Entry Fee: $35 w/Electricity & $25 w/o Electricity Payable to City of Wallis Development Corporation ATTN: Fine Rides.
979-478-6712 / Email: /

August 4th 9am to Noon Bellville Farmers Market – Under the Jim Bishop Pavilion at Chesley Park
INFO: 979-865-3407 or

August 4th 11am-6pm Garwood Country Marketplace Festival – Downtown Garwood
Vendors, Artists, Crafters, Farmer Market & lots & lots of food! Water Slide for Adults & Kids!
More information contacts; 713-724-5735 / /

August 5th 1-5pm Benefit Concert Randy’s Recovery – The Kenny Store 811 S Loop 497, Kenny, TX
LIVE Music [Mark Randall / Mud & Honey / Bubba Westly] – Auctions – 50/50 Raffle all benefiting Randy Wendt of Bellville, aiding his family and recovery from a catastrophic stroke event suffered on April 29, 2018 that required a Lifeflight trip to the Houston Medical Center.

August 7th @6pm FREE STOP THE BLEED & ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING for the Community Bellville United Methodist Church [MAC] – 234 S, Masonic, Bellville, Texas 77418 Questions about Training send to

August 8th @ 6pm FREE STOP THE BLEED & ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING for the Community
Fireman’s Hall – Industry, Texas 78944
Questions about Training send to

August 11th 9am to Noon Sealy Farmers Market – Levine Park 406 Main St., Sealy Pasture Raised Meats, Fresh Produce, Kolaches and MORE!

The Hill Community Center – 1000 Main Street, Sealy, Texas 77474
Questions about Training send to

Wallis Community Room Bldg C – 6810 Guyler Street, Wallis, Texas 77485
Questions about Training send to

August 16th Friends of Bluebonnet Opry present Briana Adams, Matt Mercado & Terry Lyne Moore Silver Wings Ballroom – 4100 Highway 105, Brenham, Texas. Doors open at 5:30pm & Show at 7:30pm Cover is $7.00 per person & all proceeds benefit Hospice Brazos Valley
August 18th 8-11:30pm PUBLIC DANCE – Wallis American Legion Hall Music by The Lost Cause (formerly Central Texas Sounds) Doors Open at 7pm Cash Bar for $2.00 Beer & Set-ups. Admission $10.00 Info: John Kopecky 979-398-0734

August 18th 8pm-Midnight Remember When Community Dance – Music by Crossroads Band $2 Beer / Set-Ups, Dancing, Family Friendly, Hamburgers TICKETS $7 Advance / $10 at Door Kids 12 & under are FREE. Coshatte Agricultural Society Hall 5778 Smith Rd, Bellville, TX
979-865-3407 or

August 30 & 31/September 1 & 2 42nd Labor Day BLUEGRASS Music Festival Salmon Lake Park 357 Salmon Lake Road, Grapeland, TX 75844 For Info Contact: 936-897-5949 or 281-259-5453

Every Saturday 11am-3pm – Austin County Museum Association – Austin County Jail Museum
Historic Jail Tours on Saturday’s or by special appointment/tours, 36 South Bell, Bellville, Texas 713-385-7141 or 979-877-8814


*SPONSOR the “Seniors Day” at Austin County Fair – For Wednesday, October 6th 10am-2pm For seniors 65+ between 10am-2pm w/ minimal $3.00 entry ticket with FREE dine-in lunch, music, door prizes & goodie bag. Each Sponsor name to be listed on banner displayed in the EXPO Building, on flyers in goodie bags, announced at senior’s lunch & listed on the Austin County Website. To become a” Seniors Day” SPONSOR contact Mary Smentek 713-876-7102.

HOA – MEALS ON WHEELS OF AUSTIIN COUNTY – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! We need Volunteers to fill routes Monday thru Friday, One day a week, One day every other week or one day a month. Give Us a Call (979) 885-4188.

AED’s for Law Enforcement Agencies – Eagle Scout Project
Daniel Kutch dedicated his Eagle Scout Project to raising money to purchase AED’s for our law enforcement agencies. Note – funds will be combined with a government grant to purchase more AED’s for towns across Austin County. To contribute for AED’s go to

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