7th Anniversary Celebration - Healthy Woman - This Weekend

Please take a  moment to consider attending Healthy Woman's 7th Anniversary event or sending someone who deserves some "me" time as a nice "reward and recognition" or a Thank You! All guests who attend any part of the event are registered for drawings for iPads, e-readers, ($3,000 worth) and a $100 HEB gift basket.  AND, you don't have to be present to win! If you can only make it to the FREE Expo, the doors are open from 10am - noon at Granbury High...

Guinness Officially Names Welch as Record Holder

It's been a year since Granbury High School student, Cody Welch, did 44 consecutive back handsprings at the Homecoming football game on October 26, 2012.  But Guinness World Records finally made him the official world record holder. Guinness confirmed to the GHS sophomore on October 24 that he achieved the world record for "Most Consecutive Handsprings (Male)". "We would like to congratulate you on your record-breaking achievement," officials said in the email...

First 50 Fellas Foodfest a Smash Hit

The first 50 Fellas Foodfest was a rousing success for the Granbury ISD Education Foundation.  The event, which will be an annual fundraiser, was held October 19, 2013, at the Granbury Reunion Grounds’ Courts Cleveland Showbarn. Total contributions are in excess of $25,000, according to GEF organizers Kelly Garner and Stacy Mitchell.  Proceeds will fund innovative teaching grants and the foundation’s Academic Recognition Banquet. The 50 Fellas event featured fifty teams of...

Granbury Schools to Dismiss Early on Friday, November 1

Schools in Granbury ISD will dismiss classes early on Friday, November 1, 2013, which is the last day of the first 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...

Q & A's for Tuscany Trip

The chamber has had numerous inquiries and questions concerning the trip to Tuscany in March, 2014.  The trip is a great value and opportunity for our members and guests.  Below are a few of the questions asked: Q - Can I upgrade to Business seating (from coach seating)? A - Yes, if the airline offers this seating.  Most all airlines do.  Just request on the registration form. Q - Can we return on a later date to extend the trip? A - Yes.  Just note on the registration...

Cindy Peters named Ambassador of the 3rd Quarter

Cindy Peters was named Ambassador of the 3rd Quarter by the Chamber.  The Chamber is proud of the thirty Ambassadors serving as public relations and goodwill representatives for the Chamber.  Each quarter the Chamber names an ambassador who has excelled in attending events and with volunteer opportunities.  Congratulations, Cindy!

Visit Tuscany on this Video Link

Take a video tour of Tuscany: http://www.youtube.com/embed/94SXFlXeOSs?rel=0  

Flags At Half-Mast for Former Speaker of the House, Tom Foley

Although President Obama has not formally issued a proclamation, flags at the White House and Congress have been lowered to half-staff in accordance with U.S. Code Title 4, Section 7, Subsection (m) which requires American flags and subordinate flags be lowered to half-staff honoring the life of retired U.S. Speaker of the House, Tom Foley, who died Friday, October 18 at the age of 84.  He was speaker from 1989 to 1995.  In accordance to U.S. flag code, American flags should be flown...

JROTC Holds Cadet Promotion Ceremony

The Marine Corps JROTC at Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center held a quarterly promotion ceremony on October 15, 2013. More than forty cadets were promoted to the next higher rank during the ceremony held after school. This was the largest group of cadets to be promoted at one time within the last four years. In order to be promoted to the next rank, cadets are required to pass all of their classes during the promotion period and uphold the standards set forth by the program....

Chamber Golf Classic Winners

The Chamber would like to thank all the sponsors, volunteers and players for the successful Chamber Golf Classic held on Friday, October 18.  The event is possible because of these valuable partners!  And the winners are: 1st Place Gross - Southwest Securities 1st Place Net - Weatherford College 2nd Place Gross - Individuals: Jeremy Glanzer, Johnny Reagan, Mark Hackney & Jeff Jeffreys 2nd Place Net - eHT Team #1 3rd Place Gross - Justice Plumbing 3rd Place Net - Ben E. Keith...