Dobie Williams Named Finalist for Assistant Superintendent

Dobie Williams is the finalist to be the new Granbury ISD assistant superintendent for finance and operations.  Superintendent Dr. James Largent will make the recommendation on April 14, 2014, to the Board of Trustees, which must approve the appointment.  If approved, Williams could begin his duties in early May. In this role, Williams will be the district’s chief financial officer and will also oversee departments for athletics/community education, facilities/maintenance,...

Healthy Kids Summer Lunch Program to Begin June 3rd

The Healthy Kids summer lunch program will begin on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Free lunches will be available to all area children 18 years old and younger.  “To eat, just show up,” said organizer Micky Shearon, who serves as president of sponsoring organization Operation School Supplies. Healthy Kids is a collaboration between community volunteers and the Granbury ISD child nutrition department.  Local church volunteers pick up the meals at a central location and deliver them...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Cheldan Homes @ Acton Landing

The Chamber welcomes Cheldan Homes @ Acton Landing with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on April 9th.  The ceremony was held at their model home located at 3103 Arrow Creek Dr.  Cheldan Homes offers new homes with lots of upgrades at no additional fees. The business is new in Granbury but has been in business since 1995 in the metroplex area. Cheldan was names Top Fort Worth Homebuilders - #4 by the Fort Worth Business Press. Contact April Rizo, Sales Representative, at...

Women in Business Luncheon 4-8-2014

The Chamber's Women in Business (WIB)  luncheon was held on April 8 at Granbury Association of Realtors facility.  Mary Saltarelli, our guest speaker, presented "The History of Hood County."  Holly Robinson, Business Woman of the Year, shared how she succeeds in her business.  Sponsors were:  Paluxy River Children's Advocacy Center - Kerri Stannell;  Jane Mouhot, Realtor; Porter Title - Star Tull and The  Lawn Doctor.  ...

Granbury Schools to Dismiss Early on Friday, April 11

Schools in Granbury ISD will dismiss classes early on Friday, April 11, 2014, which is the last day of the fifth six weeks grading period.  Teachers and staff will have professional development following the student release.  Elementary and intermediate campuses will dismiss at 11:45 A.M.  The middle schools, Crossland Ninth Grade Center, and Granbury High School will dismiss at 1:00 P.M.  Buses will transport students home early based on this schedule. All STARS Accelerated...

J.C. Campbell's Framed Display

“J.C.” Campbell and Chamber CEO, Mike Scott admire a framed display of Congressional, Legislative, and Chamber citations honoring Campbell as the 2013 Howard Clemmons award winner.  The display will hang in the Chamber Board Room for the month of April, after which it will be returned to Mr. Campbell.  Congratulations, J.C., on the much-deserved awards!  

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Custom Affects

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on April 3 to welcome Custom Affects, located at 3601 E. Hwy. 377. Custom Affects offers residential, commercial, and auto window tinting, stereo and television installations, and custom design/rebuild on all types of vehicles.  Owners Will and Vonda Willmon and son, Justin, are expanding their family-owned business that originated in Midland, Texas. Call 817-771-0786 or visit http://www.customaffects.com.  Welcome!  

MemberLink Breakfast - 4-3-2014

The Chamber's MemberLink Breakfast was held on April 3 at the Hilton Garden Inn.  Approximately 50 members and guests attended.  Joe Back with Tarleton State University was the event sponsor.  Information was presented on statistics concerning Granbury, Hood County, and North Central Texas.  Also, a presentation was made to members concerning the new digital format of the 2014 Area Guide and the increased potential for marketing of advertisers in the Area Guide. The...

Chamber Announces 4th of July Events & Theme

The Granbury Chamber of Commerce proudly announces "40 YEARS OF PATRIOTIC TRADITION" as the 2014 Fourth of July Celebration theme. Granbury's largest event kicks off with D & D Rockin' Rods Classic Car Show on Thursday, July 3rd at Mike Brown Hyundai from 7 - 11 p.m.  Over 150 classic cars, hot rods, trucks, late model, import and domestic customized vehicles will be on display. The Friday, July 4th schedule includes the Kiwanis Firecracker 5K, Old Fashioned Parade...

Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration Sponsorship Opportunities

Be a part of the Chamber's signature event and spotlight your business with a sponsorship.  There are a variety of sponsorships now available. Click on the 4th of July button and go to Sponsorship Opportunities for a complete list.  We want to thank the following sponsors:  H-E-B and City of Granbury for the Patriotic Sponsorships.  Also, thanks to Custom Affects for the Parade Sponsorship and  to Taco Casa for the Car Show Sponsorship.  Contact the Chamber at...