CHAMBER NEWS

Donations still needed for school supply, shoes drives
Deedra Jacob

The VFW has scheduled their school supply drive from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16. If you would like to donate any items or money you can drop off those items at the Rockdale Chamber.

Meadowbrook Baptist Church had a very successful Shoe Drive this year, we would like to thank everyone who donated time, money, or shoes for this event. The church is still accepting monetary donations for this drive. Please call the church at 446-3367 if you can help with that very worthy cause.

OUTDOOR EXPO—The 2011 Central Texas Hunting & Outdoor Expo will be held Sept. 23-24. We are working now on sponsors for this event. Our sponsors that have already signed up are: Miller- Starnes Chevrolet-Buick, Rockdale Country Ford, and Coufal-Prater Equipment. There are several sponsor packets available. We still have some vendor booth space open as well, which is an excellent way to promote your business, so if you are interested in being a part of this exciting event, call the Chamber at 446- 2030.

Some of the activities include a barbecue cookoff, Camo Cotillion, Camo Pageant, Civil War re-enactment, outdoor displays and exhibits and much more. Apache Pass will host the event.

NEW MEMBER—The Chamber would like the welcome our newest member, St. John’s United Methodist Church. We appreciate your commitment to the chamber and look forward to assisting you in any way we can in the future. If you or your business is interested in becoming a member, please call the Chamber at 446-2030. We would love to have you.

KAY RUN—Saturday, Oct. 1 will be the sixth annual Kay Theater 5Kay Fun Run. If you are interested in being a sponsor or participating in that event, you can pick up an application at the Chamber.

VFW CHILI COOKOFF— Saturday, Oct. 15 the VFW is hosting a chili cookoff and bike run. Proceeds from this event will go to MAP (The Military Assistance Program). Please help show your support to our troops and plan on attending this event.

For more information, please contact Richard Henderson, 512-269-9151, Rod Roderick, 512-446-6696, James Adcock, 254-541-6249, or the Chamber.

FAIR ENTERTAINMENT— The annual Rockdale Fair will be held Oct. 20-22 at Fair Park. This year’s entertainment line-up is as follows:

Thursday, Oct. 20—DJ Scott Leonard; Friday, Oct. 21—Craig Campbell with special guests Shawn Jennings & The Southern Roots Band; Saturday, Oct. 22—The John Conlee Show, Kyle Park with special guests The Nick Lawrence Band

There are so many things to see and do in our community. Please make sure you put them on your calendar and I look forward to seeing you there.

Until next time I leave you with this...What seems like a ripple today can become the wave of the future.


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