Chamber Member Luncheon 3-21-2014

The Chamber hosted a "Leaders in Government" luncheon on March 21st at Pecan Plantation.  Guest speakers were:  Congressman Mike Conaway, State Senator, Brian Birdwell and State Representative Jim Keffer.  Sponsors for event were:  Empower Personal Fitness Studio, BBVA Compass Bank and Lakeshore ENT.  Over 100 attended the luncheon. The next luncheon is set for April 25th at DeCorcova Bend Country Club. Pictured below, Congressman Conaway  was presented...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Patti's Last Resort

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Patti's Last Resort located at 6495 Smokey Hill Ct. on March 20th.  Patti Carey, owner, and Oliva Barron opened the new facility and offers quilts, quilting materials,kits quilting lessons and Janome sewing machines.  Reserve the facility for corporate retreats, bible study groups, bachelorette parties. Contact Patti at 817-326-3287 to book your retreat.  Welcome!

The Chamber's 2014 Area Guide and Membership Directory Goes LIVE!

The award-winning 2014 Area Guide and Membership Directory is now live and interactive.  The very newest technology now at your fingertips.  This is a MUST see and use! View the beautiful magazine, page-by-page or by topic Fully searchable index for easier access to articles Click on any ad or listing to watch it come to life - thousands of links Share on your website or social media to promote your business Click on any website listing in the Membership Directory and...

GISD Students Celebrate Texas Independence Day

Granbury students joined in the Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas on March 1-2, 2014. Students from throughout the school district participated in contests as part of the celebration.  Granbury students placing were: Middle School Division  Artwork:  William Kittleson, first  Exhibit:  Keri Kittleson, first Elementary School Division  Artwork:  David Belknap, second; Rylie Moses, honorable mention  Exhibit:  Corbin King, first; Kaylee Langer,...

Chamber of Commerce Ambassador's Luncheon

Debra Armstrong was our guest speaker at the Ambassadors Lunch & Learn session on March 13, 2014. The topic was "Business Etiquette" addressing how to wear name badges correctly, introductions, RSVPs, and networking skills. Demonstrations were given, including how introductions should be presented and the differences in cultures.  Many thanks, Debra!

General Granbury's 36th Annual Birthday Celebration - This Weekend

This will be the 36th General Granbury’s Birthday Celebration, Bean, Rib and Brisket Cook-off . Come enjoy birthday cake and ice cream as part of the opening ceremony. Arts and Craft and Food Vendors will be located on the Square for this annual festival. Activities include a cook-off, entertainment, out house race around the square and contests (Bean Eating, Bean Spittin’) and lots of other activities. Visit the Historic Granbury Merchants Association site on Facebook for more...

Ribbon Cutting for AVON Independent Sales Representative - Stormy Tichinel

The Chamber held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for AVON Independent Sales Representative - Stormy Tichinel on March 7. Stormy started the business just a few months ago. She sells out of her home, but will host parties and deliver products anywhere in the community.  AVON offers not only makeup and cologne, but also clothes and accessories for men, women, and children.  Learn more by visiting or call 254-396-3110.  Welcome to the Chamber!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - OmniAmerican Bank

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House was held on March 6, 2014 for OmniAmerican Bank to celebrate the completion of their remodel project. The bank is located at 1030 E. Highway 377, Suite 138 in Granbury.  In the 1956, Carswell Federal Credit Union was founded and it has revolved into a wholly-owned subsidiary of OmniAmerican Bankcorp over the past 50 years.  Many bank officers, Ambassadors and friends attended the event.  Tim Carter, President and CEO addressed the...

Granbury ISD Schools Spring Break Schedule

Granbury ISD schools will be closed next week for Spring Break...March 10-14.  Classes will resume on Monday, March 17.  If you would like more information concerning the GISD's schedule, please visit their website at

Chamber of Commerce Office Site for Donations to Fossil Rim Wildlife

"Fossil Rim is an incredible facility like none other in the country. They are a cornerstone attraction for tourists in Granbury and the surrounding area.  The Granbury Chamber strongly encourages our member businesses and the community to support Fossil Rim in this time of severe need," said Mike Scott, President/CEO. Per an announcement by Fossil Rim Wildlife:  "Due to a late night fire on Monday, February 17, 2014, the Nature Store (gift shop)...