Thorndale Chamber plans fall events

TACC Secretary

Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce met for their monthly meeting on Aug. 28 to plan their fall activities. The directors heard committee reports from Louis Alvarez who reported that the Christmas parade entry form is now on the TACC website at and may be printed and sent in for the parade. The Chamber can also be found on Facebook and has a link to our website. Brian Morton reported on several areas under Business Development. Susan Drabek reported on a recent Thorndale ISD board meeting and city council meeting.

Under old business, Darleen Tucker noted that the TACC Lending Library is coming together with lots of donated books; so many books that more shelvingisneeded. Lookfor more information on the grand opening in the next couple of weeks. A lso discussed was t he girls’ softball field and the needs for the continued progress in construction of the field.

In addition, the Meriwether and Culpepper Circus, set for Oct. 14 will provide a wonderful experience for young and old alike. Our flyers are up all over town and tickets can be purchased at Downtown Café, Thorndale Meat Market, Rockdale Federal Credit Union and Sassy Up. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. Tickets will be $12 and $7 at the gate. For more information on the circus, call Morton at 512-658-5378.

Also discussed was the 2013 Christmas Parade, co-chaired by Donna Harris and Deana Caffey, set for Dec. 7 in downtown Thorndale. Contact Donna at 512-898- 2427 or Deana at 512-468-3500 for more information on the parade.

And we have heard from Santa and he is planning on being in Thorndale for photos and the parade. Come join the fun with the downtown booths and businesses in Thorndale. Contact Susan Drabek at 512-269-8796 for more information on booths which are $25 e ach. A nd d on’t f orget t he silent auction sponsored by the TACC. Call Darleen Tucker at 512- 898-2727 to make a donation. We encourage all businesses, clubs and individuals to support this event.

New business included discussion on other ways to bring more events to town and upkeep of the TACC building.

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