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Bastrop Chamber of Commerce Ranked 5th in Top Austin-Area Chamber of Commerce

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July 10, 2020
Bastrop, Texas – The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that they are ranked 5th by paid membership for the 2020 Book of List by the Austin Business Journal. This is up from #7 in 2019 and #11 in 2018.
 
“We are excited that our strategic planning, focus and hard work is paying off.”  said Becki Womble, Bastrop Chamber President and CEO. “Every day we strive to exceed expectations of our Chamber members and business community. As a Chamber, we have had to creatively re-think how we operate in this time of social distancing and adjust to a new normal for operating a business during COVID-19. Our business community is responding favorable.”
 
The Austin Business Journal website states that, “The 2020 list of Austin-area chambers of commerce is open to chambers in the five-county coverage area that includes Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop and Caldwell counties. The list includes chambers representing local townships and geographical areas, as well as chambers representing groups by age, ethnicity, gender and gender identity. The list is ranked by local membership.”
 
2020-2021 Board Chair Lori Tuggle said, “The Austin-area list of 30 chambers of commerce within the five neighboring counties includes some of the fastest growing areas of Texas.  The fact that our Bastrop Chamber has consistently moved up in membership numbers over the last three (3) years to a #5 ranking this year is a perfect example of how dynamic and vibrant our chamber has become.  Becki and her team are energetic and creative, and the business community is responding with their membership and participation.  This high level of involvement and interaction is good for our businesses and for our Bastrop community overall.”
 
The mission of the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is to improve business prosperity, and thereby the quality of life for all Bastrop area citizens, through leadership, advocacy, and collaboration. The community is invited to come by and get more information on the activities of the Chamber and the purpose it serves in the communtiy. The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is located at 927 Main St. in downtown Bastrop and is open from 8am to 4pm Monday-Friday. We can also be contacted at 512-303-0558 or at
info@bastropchamber.com.
 
Contact:
Becki Womble, IOM, President / CEO
bwomble@bastropchamber.com, (512) 303-0558

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