NAVIDAD “PARA LOS NINOS”The San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is again hosting the annual NAVIDAD PARA LOS NINOS LUNCEON on December 10, 2008 at the Cuauhtemoc Hall located at 1100 Patton Street. The Hispanic Chamber invites the business community and its membership to this festive event. Proceeds from this luncheon helps support “Blue Santa” and “Brown Santa” as they collect toys and monetary contributions for needy families, individuals and children in San Marcos and Hays County. Call the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber at 353-1103 for your R.S.V.P and sponsorship possibilities.
14TH ANNUAL TURKEY TROT GOLF TOURNAMENT
The San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 14th Annual Turkey Trot Golf Tournament. This year’s tourney will again be held at Quail Creek Golf Course On Saturday November 22nd, 2008. Tee time is 9:00 a.m. and will consists of 4 persons/team, A,B,C & D Players. Price includes green fees, cart, lunch, goodie bags, & door prizes. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd,and 3rd place teams. The team that trots in last gets free Turkeys!!! There are still several sponsorship opportunities available. For more information on promotional opportunities, sponsorships, teams and individual play, call Karla or Richard at 353-1103, or firstname.lastname@example.org
LBJ MUSEUM OF SAN MARCOS A COMMUNITY LEGACY
The LBJ Museum of San Marcos joins Texas State University in its extended celebration. “Remembering LBJ and His Legacy: Local Recollections – AN ORAL HISTORY PROJECT EXHIBIT” will remain on display throughout this academic year. The exhibit includes audio clips from interview with 48 people, along with photographs and memorabilia. Museum hours are Thursday, Friday & Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 10a.m.- 5 p.m. The Museum is located at 131 N Guadalupe on the Courthouse Square. Group tours can be arranged by calling Museum Director Scott Jordan at 353-3300, or contact them at www.lbjmuseum.com Free Admission.
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE
The San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce can help: Existing or Start-up businesses, assistance with HUB Certification, and overall assistance in every phase of the business cycle. Direct referrals to lending sources or referrals to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) can be obtained for you. We offer these services in Spanish. Hablamos Espanol.
For more assistance, call the Hispanic chamber Office at 353-1103, or e-mail email@example.com
November 18th, Ribbon cutting, Marmi Shoes, 11:00 a.m. Prime Outlets
November 25th, Ribbon cutting, Dahill, A Xerox Company, Augustine Torres
Ribbon cutting, MaryKay, Zaida Zamora
November 25 General Board Meeting 6 p.m.
by RICHARD H. GARZA
President – Hispanic Chamber of Commerce