Thorndale Chamber gearing up for March 26 event

TACC Secretary

Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce ( TACC) met Jan. 25 for their regular monthly meeting. The focus of the meeting was to welcome the new directors, re-elect officers and update plans for the upcoming Airing of the Quilts, Classic Car Show and Arts and Crafts Show scheduled for Saturday, March 26.

New directors were welc omed a nd of f ic er s were elected. Those elected were Brian Morton, president; Trey Felton, vice president; Darleen Tucker, secretary and Dawn Sizemore, treasurer.

New directors welcomed were Louis Alvarez, owner of Downtown Cafe; Audrey Gamble, individual member; Tami Kova r, co - ow ner of Sassy-Up; and Kati Watson, representing Thorndale Post Office. Other current directors included Susan Drabek, individual member and Donna Johnston of DRJ Surveying. Also attending the meeting were Deana Caffey and Joe Blanton.

The TACC also appointed new committee chairpersons for Information and Resources, Audrey Gamble; Business Development, Louis Alvarez; and Katy Watson, Chamber Development. Susan Drabek will continue as Community Involvement chairperson.

Plans were reviewed for the Airing of the Quilts Show which will feature handmade quilts and will include a raffle quilt. Watch for the sale of these tickets for our “Boot Scootin’ Quilt,” a full-size quilt which is being created by Quilt Committee members Donna Johnston, Sarah Beard, Rosalie Biar and Darleen Tucker. For more information on the quilt show, contact Tucker at 512-898-2727.

The Classic Car Show and Louis Run plans were also reviewed. The committee plans to meet in the next week or so and we look forward to the results of that meeting. For more information on these events please contact Trey Felton at 512-898-2514.

Arts and crafts booths sites are still available down the main street of town in Thorndale. Please contact Lily Dennis at 512-898-2121 or Susan Drabeck at 512-269-8796 for more information on signing up for a booth.

In other business, the direc- tors heard reports from committees on information technology for the TACC; business development in the area, including an upcoming event at Apache Pass; an update on historical preservation in Thorndale; and a report on what is going on in our community from our Thorndale City Council representative.

TACC also set plans for a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new business in Thorndale, Gigi’s Toadally Clean cleaning service, owned by Diana Finch. Please join us 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9 at the TACC building for this welcoming event.

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