The 54th annual Brown County Rodeo is fast approaching and organizers are getting set for a great lineup of events and activities including the rodeo parade.
As a major component to the rodeo each year, the Brown County Rodeo Parade will travel through Downtown Brownwood and feature a wide assortment of entries. Entry forms are now being accepted for the parade which will take place Saturday, June 3rd at 10 AM.
Participants in the parade should begin lining up at 8:30 AM at the Brownwood Coliseum.
There is no fee to enter the parade. Entry forms are available at www.brownwoodchamber.org. Entry forms may be returned to the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce office at 600 E. Depot Street.
The 54th annual Brown County Rodeo will take place June 1, 2 and 3 at the Earl Q. Wilson Arena.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual law enforcement appreciation luncheon on Friday, May 19th at the Coggin Avenue Baptist Church Connection Center (1715 Coggin Ave) from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. This event is intended to honor the men and women in all aspects of law enforcement, who work together to keep the community safe.
Representatives from area law enforcement agencies will be in attendance and will be recognized. Each of those agencies or departments has been offered the opportunity to announce their Officer of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Investigator of the Year, or whatever awards may be appropriate for their agency.
Mitch Slaymaker of the Texas Municipal Police Association will be the guest speaker.
This month's luncheon is sponsored by TexasBank.
Chamber members and the public may sponsor the lunches of law enforcement officers or officials. Call the Brownwood Chamber for more information. Meal sponsors will be acknowledged at the luncheon.
Lunch will be served at 11:30 AM and the program begins at noon. The luncheon ends about 1 PM. Cost is $15 per person. RSVP is required and the deadline is Wednesday, May 17 at 5 PM. The Chamber's Monthly Luncheon is open to the public.
The Brownwood and Early Chambers of Commerce held a joint ribbon cutting on Friday, April 21st for Innovation Wellness Health Spa.
Innovation Wellness Health Spa offers state of the art equipment that repair, recover and rejuvenate the body including NovoTHOR, a whole-body light bed which uses photobiomodulation (PBMT); NormaTec Compression massage used for rapid recovery in the arms, legs and hips; Float Pod flotation therapy which allows the body to reach a deep relaxation state while allowing it to recover from stress; and the newest innovations in Cryotherapy, a cold body treatment in a Cryosense , a next-generation Cryosauna that stimulate the body to release endorphins.
For more info, call (325) 641-2796 or visit their website at www.earlyivw.com to book an appointment. They are located at 919 Early Blvd., Suite 2B, Early, TX.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, April 4th for One Source Express Care Clinic.
One Source Express Care Clinic, located in United Supermarket, provides non-emergent care to those feeling "under the weather." The care team consists of a physician serving as medical director and advanced practitioner Shannon Young DelaCruz, FNP-C serving as primary provider assisted by advanced practitioners.
For more information call 325-643-1983. They are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Saturday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Tickets are now available for the 2017 Corks and Caps event set for Saturday, October 7th from 6 PM - 11 PM in the Depot Plaza in Brownwood.
Corks and Caps will feature tastings of beer and wine from breweries and wineries from across the country. Several food trucks will also be featured at the event offering a variety of food and desserts. A cigar area will be a featured component during this event hosted by The Leaf from Abilene, and live music will be offered by the Matt Wilson Band from Austin.
The Matt Wilson Band, has a deep catalog of classic soul, R&B, rock n’ roll, blues, funk, and gospel it performs with warmth, wit, and white-gloved showmanship. Wilson believes there is an art to presenting these treasured tunes in a way that’s reverent but relevant. Wilsons’ band’s soul-revue personality imbues its interpretations of standards by Beatles, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ray Charles, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder and Bill Withers with spirited sincerity. Matt Wilson Band also has a distinguished well of original material that’s ten years and four albums deep.
Advanced tickets for the event cost $25 each which will include 10 samples of the beer and wine. Non-sample tickets for the concert only will be $10 each. Attendees must be 21 or older to purchase tasting tickets. The first 600 tasters will get their choice of a Corks and Caps commemorativeglass.
Tickets can be purchased at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce or online at the link below. The 2017 Corks & Caps is presented by Ryan Construction.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will feature Brent Leisure, State Parks Director for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department at their April luncheon. He will discuss the state park system and specifically info about the Lake Brownwood State Park.
The luncheon will be held Friday, April 21st at the Brownwood Country Club from 11:30 AM to 1 PM. Cost is $14 for the buffet lunch payable to the Brownwood Country Club. The luncheon is sponsored by Demand Staff.
Brent manages the operation of over 95 State Parks, State Natural Areas and Historic Sites on over 650,000 acres. His responsibilities include oversight of State Parks natural and cultural resources management; human resources; interpretation and education programming; financial and business management; facility and asset management, strategic planning and development; and public safety and visitor services for over 8.1 million State Park visits each year.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on March 29th for Morelock Properties.
Morelock Properties provides quality short term furnished apartments for traveling professionals or those looking to relocate to the area for an extended stay.
For more information call 325-203-1415 or visit their website at extendedstayapartmentsbrownwood.com
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on March 29th for Ideal Limo Service.
Ideal Limo Service is a privately owned company that offers limousine transportation. They can offer limo services for a variety of events such as quinceaneras, weddings, private parties, proms, birthdays, anniversaries, sporting events or airport service.
They can be reached at 325-642-8239 for additional information.
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Hall N Ice N Things on Tuesday, March 28th.
Hall N Ice N Things is a shaved ice stand created with the customer in mind. It is a family owned business that offers over 70 shaved ice flavors, specialty items which include ice cream and choice of assorted toppings from M&Ms to gummy worms, and side items such as cold drinks and flavored pickles. They also offer a “Flavor of the Week,” as well as smoked turkey legs and more available on the first Saturday of every month.
The stand is equipped with covered seating and waiting area. There is convenient, visible parking, and they provide curbside service to disabled customers at their car window. Upon request, they provide catering options for all of Brown County and selected neighboring areas.
They are located at 714 W. Commerce St. in Brownwood and are open Tuesday-Saturday 12 PM to 7 PM (hours may vary during the summer months). For more information or catering requests, please call 325-642-3284.