CHAMBER CHAT – September 2018 B. Halfin 09/09/18
Many THANKS and Grateful Appreciation to EVERYONE that contributed to making the Wallis Chamber of Commerce annual Banquet – BIG BARN BASH on August 4th another success! Your attendance, Silent Auction donations and straight up contributions go a long way in supporting many Community initiatives such as, scholarships, Fair projects, WEE Hunt and the Christmas Parade. A special ‘Thanks’ to Ross Sheffield (BHS-Ag Teacher) and Mr. E for bringing out the old tractors and Larissa Plunto area representative for U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul, for securing a Table and auction item donations for us.
Enjoy some fabulous Country-Western Music by THE TWILIGHTS on Saturday, September 15th 8-11:30pm at the Wallis American Legion Hall Post 200 Public Dance. Admission $10.00 – Doors Open at 7pm – Cash Bar for $2.00 Beer & Set-ups. Info: John Kopecky 979-398-0734.
Wallis Chamber Officers/Board Member Elections are Monday October 1st at 7pm regular meeting in the Chamber Room located in the Wallis City Complex, Bldg. B. All interested in becoming an Officer and/or Board Member are encouraged to attend and join leadership of the Wallis Chamber.
Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 6th 8:00am to 2:30pm for the 17th ANNUAL WALLIS FINE RIDES AUTOFEST at the Guardian Angel Church Grounds, Wallis, Texas. CARS – TRUCKS – MOTORCYCLES!! Family Friendly Event / Live DJ / Food Vendors / Craft Show *Rain or Shine INFO: 979-478-6712 / Email: email@example.com / www.wallistexas.org. The Wallis Lions Club Raffle Drawing will be at the Fines Rides too! Only 150 Tickets sold – Raffle Tickets $50 each, call to get yours at 281-686-8840!
*UPCOMING AREA ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS*
Radio Station KLOT serving Austin County & owned by Austin County Community Communications (ACCC) urgently needs funds to replace an Emergency Alert System (EAS)!! The prior EAS is fried and FCC/FEMA EAS test are coming up in September, the KLOT license mandates participation in this nationwide test to be fully compliant with the FCC. New EAS is $2,695, donate today!
Contact: David Goddard 979-217-1270 or firstname.lastname@example.org
September 11TH h 5:30-7:30pm 2ND Annual Patriot’s Day 9-11-2018 Flag Retirement Ceremony by Troop 36 Chesley Park (Bellville Mini Park) Parking at Bishop Pavilion FREEDOM PARAD FOR AGES 2-7 Decorate Your Trike, Bike or Wagon’s for Patriot’s Day! Free hot dogs, drinks, Blue Bell ice cream, games & prizes
September 15th Friends of Needville Shotgun Team CLAY TARGET SHOOTING Benefitting NHS Shooting Team – Come Join the Fun! Texas Premier Sporting Arms – 7311 Hwy. 36 South Sealy, Texas 77474 Individual & Teams/Register by MONDAY Sept. 10th -$125 – Open to Everyone Contact: Kim Bernshausen (832) 586-6510 email@example.com; Russell Stratman (832)309-2556 firstname.lastname@example.org; Mark Hackstedt email@example.com
September 15th 8-11:30pm PUBLIC DANCE – The Wallis American Legion Hall Post 200
Dance By: THE TWILIGHTS 330 Legion Road, Wallis Texas 77485 Admission $10.00 – Doors Open at 7pm – Cash Bar for $2.00 Beer & Set-ups Info: John Kopecky 979-398-0734 *Come & have a great time dancing to fabulous C&W music!
September 17th 4-6:30pm Stand Shooting/ 6:30-8pm Meeting – Austin County Ducks Unlimited Texas Premier Sporting Arms 7311 Hwy 36 South Sealy,Texas 77474 www.facebook.com/TexasPremierSportingArms or www.texaspremiersportingarms.com
*RSVP by September 16th Noel Orsak 713-515-6635 or firstname.lastname@example.org
September 20th Friends of Bluebonnet Opry present DEREK SPENCE
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
September 22ND 9am-2pm SHOOT & SHOP – An Event for the LADIES who Love all thing GLAMOUR and the Power of a SHOTGUN!! Texas Premier Sporting Arms 7311 Hwy 36 S Sealy,Texas 77474 All levels Welcome! Shooters & Shoppers 72 Target Course + 25 Target Practice – $100 PRIZES, RAFFLES & MORE! #shoptillyoudrop / #ladieswhoshoot visit us online for full list of vendors
INFO: Email email@example.com or Call (979) 627-7827
October 6th Saturday 8:00am to 2:30pm 17th ANNUAL WALLIS FINE RIDES AUTOFEST
Guardian Angel Church Grounds, Wallis, TX CARS / TRUCKS / MOTORCYCLES Family Friendly Event / Live DJ / Food Vendors / Craft Show *Rain or Shine INFO: 979-478-6712 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.wallistexas.org
*WALLIS LIONS CLUB RAFFLE – Drawing at Wallis Fines Rides! [Need not be present to win] $50 Ticket – Only 150 TICKETS SOLD with (7) Drawings for a Total of $3,700 of Prizes GRAND PRIZE of $2,500!! 100% of proceeds benefit local organizations. Call: (281) 686-8840
October 6th 11am – Official Dedication of Abe & Lizzie Daily Park -4026 Nails Road, Simonton Two years ago Dr. Harold Daily of Houston, along with wife Joyce and daughter Laura, donated 68 acres of land for a park in north Fort Bend County, to be officially named after his parents Abe and Lizzie Daily that emigrated from Eastern Europe in the early 1900’s to escape persecution. Plans for the park include at least four baseball diamonds, two soccer fields and a nature preserve along the Brazos River.
October 6th MARKET DAY- Around the Square 9am-4pm & Bellville Farmers Market – Under the Jim Bishop Pavilion at Chesley Park 9am-12pm INFO: 979-865-3407 or www.discoverbellville.com
October 5-7 FAIR FEST & October 8-14 AUSTIN COUNTY FAIR
October 10th 10am-2pm “Seniors Day” at Austin County Fair For seniors 65+ between 10am-2pm w/ minimal $3.00 entry ticket with FREE dine-in lunch, music, door prizes & goodie bag. To become a” Seniors Day” SPONSOR contact Mary Smentek 713-876-7102.
October 20th 8-11:30pm PUBLIC DANCE – The Wallis American Legion Hall Post 200
Dance By: CHARLES AND THE FABULOUS FOUR 330 Legion Road, Wallis Texas 77485 Admission $10.00 – Doors Open at 7pm – Cash Bar for $2.00 Beer & Set-ups Info: John Kopecky 979-398-0734 *Come & have a great time dancing to fabulous C&W music!
October 21st Guardian Angel Catholic Bazaar – Wallis, Texas 77485 For upcoming details Contact Bernadette 281-239-5203
October 27th & 28th ARTS & CRAFT SHOW – The Wallis American Legion Hall Post 200
Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 10am-4pm Lots a unique Vendors!! Start Holiday Shopping Now!! Admission: $1 for Hourly Door Prizes / Chopped BBQ on Bun / Hamburgers / Desserts / Drinks
October 27th 7pm-11pm Remember When Community Dance – THE RED BULLS
Kenny Agricultural Society Hall – 444 Hall Rd., Bellville, Texas 77418 Costume Contest: 12 & Under/13 & Up/Best Group! Tickets $7 Advance / $10 Door / 12 & Under FREE! Information: (979) 865-3407 or email@example.com
October 31st 6pm-8pm Wallis – Wallis City Complex Parking Lots TRUNK OR TREAT Hosted by the Wallis Chamber of Commerce, for details call Bernadette at 281-239-5203.
Join us for trunks full of goodies & goblins for a fun Family scary, good time!
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 DiscoverBellville.com
SPONORSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPORTUNITIES
*SPONSOR the “Seniors Day” at Austin County Fair – For Wednesday, October 10th 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 ONWHEELS 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.