Welcome to the official Chamber website!  The Winnie Area Chamber of Commerce partners with Chambers County Commissioners Court to improve our community's quality of life through economic development and growth. We also provide numerous services to our residents and business leaders, as well as visitors to the Winnie-Stowell area.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON-CUTTING

for

Tumbleweeds Emporium

509B Hwy 124

Winnie, TX (next to Dannay's Donuts)

Noon to 4 pm

Join owner Sherry Clinton  and welcome her new business to our community.  Refreshments will be served and there will be drawings for door prizes.

Thursday, August 11:  Board Meeting at Noon at the Depot

Monday, August 22:  First Day of School for East Chambers Independent School District

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

quarterly luncheon with State Representative Craig Eiland

St. Louis Catholic Church Parish Hall

315 W. Buccaneer

11:30 am to 1 pm

$10/person

Sponsored by Denbury Onshore and Samson

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS FOR ANOTHER MAGNIFICENT INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS DISPLAY!

THANK YOU TO DAIRY QUEEN FOR PROVIDING FREE ICE CREAM.

GOLD SPONSORS

BECTRO CONSTRUCTION*EAST CHAMBERS COUNTY BANK*PROSPERITY BANK/DEVILLIER FAMILY*SAMSON LONE STAR LLC*SWAT, INC*TEXAS FIRST BANK*TEXAS RICE FESTIVAL*WILBER FAMILY INVESTMENTS*WINNIE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL*WINNIE FOOD MART

SILVER SPONSORS

BAUER RANCH*BILL AND KATHERINE WHITE*BRENDA B. WILBER, CPA*HERE'S YOUR SIGN*THE HOMETOWN PRESS*COMMISSIONER MARK HUDDELSTON*LARRY'S OLD TIME TRADE DAYS*LASES COMPANY, INC*PAT'S FIREWORKS*SONIC*STEVEN AND SHERI WHITE*TIKI TOO BAR _ GRILL/SPOTTED DOG*WILCOX PHARMACY*WINNIE COMMUNITY CLINIC*WINNIE WELDING WORKS AND CONSTRUCTION

FREE DOCUMENT SHREDDING!

sponsored by Chambers County Commissioners Court

Saturday, July 23, 2011 at the East Annex in Winnie (211 Broadway Ave.) from 9 am until noon or until truck fills up.  You can bring up to five banker boxers to be commercially shredded for free!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

AFTER HOURS at TEXAS FIRST BANK

HWY 124, WINNIE, TX

THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011

5:30 PM TO 7:00 PM

BRING YOUR BUSINESS CARDS!  THIS IS A GREAT NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY FOR THE CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP!

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BAREFOOTIN', THE NATURAL WAY

presents

TRUE HEALTHCARE REFORM WORKSHOP "TAKING BACK CONTROL OF OUR HEALTH"

SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

WINNIE, TEXAS

Call 409-296-2382 for more information.

WELCOME OUR NEW MEMBERS!

BAREFOOTIN', THE NATURAL WAY

DENIM _ DIAMONDS/CAMERYN'S CLOSET

FAMILY DOLLAR

GULF COAST COMPUTER SERVICES

TRINITY BAY CONSERVATION DISTRICT

TUMBLEWEEDS COUNTRY EMPORIUM

WINNIE-STOWELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT

MANY THANKS TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS FOR MAKING THE 9TH ANNUAL RICE CAPITOL CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT THE MOST SUCCESSFUL TOURNAMENT EVER!

Sponsors

Absolute Pipeline*Al-t's Seafood and Steakhouse*Anahuac National Bank*Arboretum of Winnie*Bauer Ranch*Beaumont Coca-Cola*Brenda B. Wilber, CPA*WhatabugerWinnie*Chambers County Abstract*Chambers County Farm Bureau*Christy McAdams*Commissioner Mark Huddleston*Cornerstone Church*County Clerk Heather Hawthorne*County Judge Jimmy Sylvia*David Self Tractor*Del Papa Distributing*East Chambers County Bank*Entergy*Gateway Sales*Gentz Cattle Company*Giglio Distributing*Gulfway Lumber*Here's Your Sign*Hill Butane*Keating Enterprises*Larry's Old Time Trade Days*Larry Porter"s Custom Interior Design*LeRoy McCall, Jr., Attorney*M_J Fertilizer*Mark's T-shirts Too*Paradise Carts*Raymond James Financial Services*Samson Lone Star LLC*Mary Kay Consultant Betty Stroud*Sheriff Joe LaRive*Prosperity Bank*SWAT, Inc.*Texas Coastal Community FCU*Texas Financial*Texas First Bank*Texas Rice Festival*Tiki Too Bar _ "Grill*Way Farm and Ranch*Wilber Family Investments*Wilcox Pharmacy*Winnie Community Clinic*Winnie Farm and Ranch Supply*Winnie Welding Works and Construction

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNIE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2011 HONOREES

Outstanding Citizen

Leslie Nelson, RN

Outstanding Business

Larry's Old Time Trade Days

Community Service Award

Chambers County Houston Metro Go Texan Committee

Educator Award

Essie Espinosa

Agriculture Award

Gentz Cattle Company

Social Calendar

 Looking for a great event to attend or needing to verify a good date for your event, click www.setxsocialcenter.com.   Call the Chamber office to get your event on this nine-county calendar, courtesy of Tim and Cody Bauer with Texas Financial.

100 Club seeking Donations

Chambers County Deputy Shane Detwiler was fatally shot on July 13th in Baytown.  The 100 Club announced that donations are being accepted to its "Survivor's Fund" which provides benefits to the dependents of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.  A $10,000 check was given to Deputy Detwiler's family to assist with any needs they may have.  Additional financial support will be provided to the family once a review is made by the Club, to include current financial and children's educational needs.  If you wish to make contributions, go online to www.the100club.org, or mail to 100 Club Survivor's Fund, 1233 West Loop South, Suite 1250, Houston, TX 77027-9107$100% of the "Survivor's Fund" donations go to the dependents.

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Any questions? Call 409-296-2231

Fax 409-296-4213

email:  winnie@winnietexas.com