In honor of Hunger Awareness Month, we invite you to join us in the effort to end childhood hunger in our community.This year we have experienced a 29% increase in requests for services compared to last year. And nearly half of those we serve are children under 18 years old. While the local schools often provide free or reduced-cost lunches and breakfast, students have little to no options for food during the weekend. Childhood hunger and poor nutrition lead to an increase in chronic diseases like diabetes;
CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is pleased to announce the appointment of Brandy Martin, Esther Montoya, Sabrina Bass and Chris Ligon (left to right) as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) by Judge Benton Eskew. Won't you join them and give a child the chance they deserve? We offer morning and evening CASA Volunteer training for your convenience. Call Rita today at 512.409.0771 to learn more about becoming a CASA or visit our website at www.casabfl.org!
Contact: Becki Womble, CCE, IOMBastrop Chamber of Commerce President/CEO(512) email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2023 Bastrop Chamber of Commerce Announces Hiring of Project & Events Coordinator Bastrop, Texas (September 4, 2023) – The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff has announced the hiring of Angela Rawlinson as their first Project and Events Coordinator. "We are
Rep. McCaul Honors Texas War Hero With New LegislationAugust 1, 2023Press Release AUSTIN, Texas – U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) introduced a bill to designate the United States Postal Service located at 1106 Main Street in Bastrop, Texas, as the ‘‘Sergeant Major Billy D. Waugh Post Office” to honor one of his district’s great patriots and war heroes. Rep. McCaul said, “Sergeant Major Waugh epitomized the American values of courage, patriotism, and self-sacrifice. Through his unparalleled life
For Immediate Release July 24, 2023 Contact: Becki Womble, CCE, IOM President & CEO (512) 303-0558 firstname.lastname@example.org Bastrop chamber of commerceRANKED 5th IN AUSTIN BUSINESS JOURNAL 2023 BOOK OF LISTS Bastrop, TX (July 24, 2023) —The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that they have been ranked #5 by the Austin Business Journal in the 2023 Book of Lists of Austin-Area Chambers, moving up from #6 in 2022. The ranking is based on paying members of
For Immediate ReleaseJuly 20, 2023 Contact:Becki Womble, CCE, IOMPresident & CEO(512) email@example.com Bastrop chamber of commerce ESTABLISHES CHAMBER FOUNDATIONBastrop, TX (July 20, 2023) - The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the establishment of the Chamber Foundation of Bastrop County, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the economic, educational, and cultural vitality of our beloved county. With the shared vision of creating a prosperous and
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2023 Contact: Becki Womble, CCE, IOM President & CEO (512) email@example.com Bastrop chamber of commerceRECEIVES COMMUNITY PARTNER OF THE YEAR FROM BASTROP ISD Bastrop, TX (June 26, 2023) — At its June 20, 2023, School Board Meeting, Bastrop Independent School District recognized the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce as the 2022-2023 Community Partner of the Year. This award was a result of the Chamber’s commitment to supporting the local school