CHAMBER CHAT – January 2020 B. Halfin 01/07/20
Happy New Year to everyone in Krasna Wallis and beyond! Ready or not 2020 is here and starting off with plenty of reasons to welcome it. Join the Wallis Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening celebration of Southern Maid Donuts, Saturday, January 11th, starting at 10am with FREE DONUTS, Raffle for TV, Games & Toys. Mid-month get ready for some boot-scootin’ or just enjoy LIVE MUSIC and the friendly folks at the Wallis American Legion Post 200 Dance on Saturday, January 18th, featuring Charles and the Fabulous Four always great fun!. Contact John Kopecky 979-398-0734 for Legion Dance Schedule or Hall Reservations. For Family Fun, there’s BINGO in WALLIS every week! Wednesday’s 7:30pm at the Guardian Angel Catholic Church – Parish Hall, 5610 Demel Street and on Thursday’s 7:30pm at the Wallis American Legion Post 200 at 330 Legion Road.
Save the Date; Friday, January 24th for the Wallis Knights of Columbus ANNUAL WILD GAME SUPPER & GRAND RAFFLE, Honoring Area Clergy & Law Enforcement with plenty of great food, cold refreshments, auction, games and Fun for All. There will be 130 Rifles will be raffled off for $25 per Ticket (Odds are 30-1). Contact any Wallis Knight or on-line www.walliskofc.org – EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
*UPCOMING AREA ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS*
Saturday, January 11th 10am: SOUTHERN MAID DONUTS – GRAND OPENING!
Wallis Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting * FREE Donuts * Raffles for 32” TV, Games & Toys *Raffle Drawing at 1pm, need not be present to win. 6703 Commerce (Hwy 36) Wallis, Texas 77485
Saturday, January 11th 6-11:55pm: ANNUAL SEALY KC SPORTS FEST & CASINO NIGHT
Sealy Knights of Columbus Hall 1310 Hwy 90 West, Sealy Texas 77474 ~ (979) 885-6370 ~ www.sealykoc.org
Wednesday, January 15th 11:30-12:00: Network Luncheon: Economic Outlook for our Rural Areas
Tony’s Family Restaurant 1629 Meyer St. Sealy, Texas 77474. Guest Speaker: Scott Wagner Business Consultant, Workforce Solutions. Contact Sealy Chamber of Commerce at (979) 885-3222 or Email; SealyCOC@sbcglobal.net $20 for Chamber Members prior to January 10th, $25 for Non Chamber Members
Wednesday, January 15th 9am-5pm: Basic Quick Books – All-day, basic level course, intended for people with no or limited experience, Fee $100. Blinn College SBDC, A.W. Hodde Jr., Technical Education Center, 2910 S. Blue Bell Rd. Brenham, Texas 77833. Contact Layla Barrett (979) 830-4333
Thursday, January 16th 7:30pm: Friends of BLUEBONNET OPRY present DION PRIDE
He’s not only a Great Performer & Entertainer; he’s the Son of Charley Pride! Door Open – 5:30pm / Grill Open / Tickets $7.00 / Door Prizes. Silver Wings Ballroom 4100 Hwy 105 Brenham, Texas (9797) 451-0816
Saturday, January 18th 7:30pm: Wallis American Legion Dance Charles & the Fabulous Four
330 Legion Road Wallis, TX *Live Music*Refreshments*Authentic Dance Hall*John Kopecky 979-398-0734
Saturday, January 18th 10-12am ~ 3rd ANNUAL JIGSAW PUZZLE COMPETITION ~
Teams of four compete in a two-hour, 500-piece puzzle competition to raise awareness for the leading developmental disability in the U.S., autism. Team is $125 / www.hopeforthree.org/events /281-245-0640
Friday, Jan. 24th: Wallis Knights of Columbus ANNUAL WILD GAME SUPPER & GRAND RAFFLE
703 Columbus Rd. Wallis, Texas “Honoring Area Clergy & Law Enforcement” Doors open at 6 – Serving at 7 Plenty of Great Food, Cold Refreshments, Games and Fun for All. Auction, Penny Pot Luck Raffle, 4th Degree Raffle, Cap Raffle, Hunting Boot, Buck & Doe, Fishing Reel. 130 Rifles will be raffled off for $25 per Ticket (Odds are 30-1). Contact any Wallis Knight or on-line www.walliskofc.org – EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
Friday, January 24th 5pm-8pm: 13th Annual PANCAKE SUPPER Sealy American Legion Hall All the pancakes you can eat! (Sugar-Free Syrup Available) $10 & Children under 6 eat FREE! Tickets available at Sealy Chamber of Commerce; (979) 855-3222 SealyCOC@sbcglobal.net
Saturday, January 25th Open to the Public 12-5pm: Sealy CHILI DILLY COOK*OFF
Judged Competition & People’s Choice Award * Tasting from Noon-4pm * $10 Adults $5 Kids 12 & under Cook-off Awards begin at 4:30pm at Main Stage * Bring the Heat! $60 for a Team of 4 Cookers! Contact the Sealy Chamber (979) 885-3222 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, January 25th : 18th Annual YOUNG PIANIST COMPETITION – Limited first 30 Applicants Prizes Awarded – Dr. W.W. O’Donnell Performing Arts Center, Blinn College-Brenham Campus www.blinn.edu/music
Friday, January 31st 6:30pm: Focusing Families Annual Fundraising Dinner & Auction
Austin County Fairgrounds Bellville, Texas ~ Emcee Melissa Wilson (Emmy Award Anchor Fox 26 News) ~ Tickets $40 ~ Tables & Sponsorships Available ~ Benefitting survivors of domestic violence & sexual assault
BINGO in WALLIS! Every Wednesday 7:30pm: Guardian Angel Catholic Church – Parish Hall: 5610 Demel Street
Every Thursday 7:30pm: Wallis American Legion Post 200: 330 Legion Road [Erich Gabrys 281-902-7130]
Every 4th Wednesday of the Month 12:30-1:30 *BUSINESS NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES* Studio Blend Gallery & Coffee Shop “Blend & Share” ~ Stay as long as you like! ~ No Charge
Soup ~ Salad ~ Sandwiches & the Coffee is AWESOME!! 203 Fowlkes St, Sealy TX ~ 281-782-4640