Travel back in time as Smithville’s historic Main Street is transformed to Christmas in the 19th Century. Come celebrate the life and legacy of Charles Dickens with a Texas Twist as we explore the local history during this era. This family-centered event will feature an ice-skating rink, street vendors and carolers in period costume, train rides, historical displays and performances, live music, theme-based food options, a Cowboy Corner, and lots of holiday shopping. Join in the fun by dressing in
U.S. Chamber Awards 19 Chambers of Commerce with AccreditationWASHINGTON, D.C. — At its board meeting last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded the Accreditation designation to 19 chambers of commerce for their sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on their communities. “Chambers of commerce that achieve an Accreditation designation are truly leaders in their industry” said Raymond P. Towle, U.S. Chamber Vice President, Federation Relations and IOM. “When
For Immediate Release November 15, 2023 Contact: Becki Womble, CCE, IOM President & CEO (512) 303-0558 email@example.com Bastrop Chamber of Commerce Achieves Prestigious Accreditation with Four-Star Distinctionfrom the U.S. Chamber of Commerce [BASTROP, TEXAS – November 15, 2023] – The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that it has achieved the prestigious Accreditation with Four-Star Distinction from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This
News Release: Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $1.2 Billion in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments
LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (Nov. 2023)(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose districts $1.2 billion in local sales tax allocations for November, 1.9 percent more than in November 2022. These allocations are based on sales made in September by businesses that report tax monthly and on sales made in July, August and September by quarterly filers. Recipient Nov. 2023Allocations Change fromNov.
CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties Joins Churches Across the Country in Stand Sunday Bastrop, Texas – Since 2004, churches across the country have showed their commitment to supporting the most vulnerable populations in their communities through Stand Sunday—a globally recognized day of prayer for children and families involved in foster care on November 12, 2023. This year, CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is joining alongside them. “It takes a community to care for children, and that’s
Dear BCC Community, On behalf of the Bastrop County Cares Board of Directors, I am thrilled to announce that the BCC Board of Directors named Norma Mercado BCC's new Executive Director. Norma will begin her new role later this month. Norma is strategic and focused and will build on the existing strengths of the organization to implement the Strategic Plan the Board adopted earlier this year. Norma has over 24 years of experience working in the educational setting and completed her Masters in
For Immediate Release July 17, 2023 Contact: Becki Womble, CCE, IOM President & CEO (512) 303-0558 firstname.lastname@example.org Community Impact launching 40th market with digital-first model in Bastrop Bastrop, TX (July 17, 2023) — Community Impact is expanding into the city of Bastrop this September with a new digital-first growth strategy, featuring the debut of a free Bastrop email newsletter and website, prior to delivering printed newspapers to all residents in spring