The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, August 2nd for Simply Stuff.
This recently opened indoor flea market and thrift store offers the Brownwood area a one-stop shop for antiques, books, dolls, furniture, signs, jewelry and more. Vendor spaces are available for rent so individuals can sell their own merchandise.
The Brownwood and Early Chambers of Commerce, Early Economic Development Corporation and Tarleton Small Business Development Center will hold a free "Writing a Successful Business Plan Workshop" on August 8th.
The one-hour workshop will be presented by Randy Thomas of the Small Business Development Center and will provide the tools for writing a successful business plan. Thomas said "Rather than attempting to teach everything there is to know about business planning in an hour, we'll take our allotted time to deliver the most important facets of the business planning process , how to create a successful business plan and maximize your funding success, whether starting-up, expanding or needing funding."
The date of the Leadership Brownwood Day One Retreat has been moved to Thursday, August 30. The event will be held in the Chamber of Commerce Bertrand Technology Solutions Board Room from 9 AM to 4 PM. Throughout the day, participants will get to know each other and hear from local community and civic leaders on the subject of "Lessons on Leadership."
The Military & Family Support Committee, VFW Post 3278 Ladies Auxiliary and the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce are asking the community for cards of support for a Navy medic from Brownwood who was recently injured in the line of duty.
Petty Officer First Class Cody Williams, United States Navy was recently injured when the Humvee he was riding in was hit by an IED while he was deployed to Afghanistan.