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December 14th, 2008
"Adelante" – 12/14/08

Quote of the Week: “My father (Danny Thomas) used to tell me there are two kinds of people, the takers and the givers. ‘The takers sometimes eat better,’ he would say, ‘but the givers always sleep better.'” ~ Marlo Thomas “.
NAVIDAD “PARA LOS NINOS” LUNCHEON RESCHEDULED

FOR TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16TH, 2008.

The San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce rescheduled this luncheon and fundraiser due to the sudden death of Hays County Sheriff Allen Bridges. The annual NAVIDAD “PARA LOS NINOS” LUNCHEON is hosted by the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber and sponsored by WALMART * AND * CENTRAL TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER.

WHEN: December 16, 2008

WHERE: Cuauhtemoc Hall located at 1100 Patton Street.

TIME: The luncheon serving line starts at 11:30 a.m., Programs starts at 12:00 Noon and continues until 1:00 p.m. BLUE SANTA AND BROWN SANTA will be there. Have your photo taken with them.

COST: $10.00 per person.

WHAT TO BRING: An unwrapped or wrapped toy ( all ages )-or- a financial contribution ( $ ) made out to “Blue Santa” or “Brown Santa”.

The Hispanic Chamber invites the business community, its membership and the public to this festive and gift giving 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 that need our help. Please join us, call the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber at 353-1103 to reserve your table by 2:00 p.m. Monday December 15th and for other sponsorship possibilities. You may also contact us at 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 16th , 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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