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November 30th, 2008
"Adelante" – 11/30/08

Quote of the Week: ” Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand “.

Thomas Carlyle ( 1795 – 1881 )

“HAPPY THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS” from the Board of Directors and staff of the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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 luncheon starts at 11:30 a.m. and ends at 1:00 p.m. 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. Please join us, call the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber at 353-1103 to reserve your table and for other sponsorship possibilities.

14TH ANNUAL TURKEY TROT GOLF TOURNAMENT

The San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted the 14th Annual Turkey Trot Golf Tournament. This year’s tourney was held at Quail Creek Golf Course On Saturday November 22nd, 2008. The First place Team was sponsored by G&L Communications. The Second Place Team was sponsored by Viva! Cinco de Mayo. The Third Place Team was sponsored by Southwest Golf Range. The team that trotted in last and got free Turkeys!!! Was the team sponsored by State Farm Insurance. For more information on promotional opportunities, sponsorships for next year, call Karla or Richard at 353-1103. Pictures will posted on www.sanmarcoshcc.com or contact kthomas@sanmarcoshispanic.com

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 rhg@sanmarcoshispanic.com

CALENDAR

December 2, Ribbon cutting, Sierra Classic Homes, 10400 Ranch Rd. 12, Wimberely, Tx

December 10, Navidad Para Los Ninos, Luncheon, 11:30 -1:00 p.m. Cuauhtemoc Hall.

by RICHARD H. GARZA
President – Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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