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Tuesday, December 06, 2016
It has come to the Chamber's attention that a company has been calling local businesses regarding advertisements for a map that is in production. This map is NOT affiliated with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce. The next "Official Street Map" for Brenham/Washington County will be produced in Spring/Summer 2017 and we will inform you when ad sales begin for that publication. ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, December 02, 2016
Man and Woman of the Year-Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations Now Being Accepted As the end of the year approaches, it is time to start thinking about who deserves the honor of being selected for the 2016 Man and Woman of the Year-Lifetime Achievement Awards. This is a long-standing tradition of the Washington County Chamber, recognizing the achievements of two extra-special individuals each ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Texas Association of Business announced that a nationwide injunction in the Department of Labor Overtime Rule case. This is an incredible victory for the business community and particularly great for the state of Texas. You can read more here... https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/judge-blocks-flsa-overtime-rule.aspx
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
During the week of October 17-20, communities across the state of Texas will recognize Chamber of Commerce Week. This week is a time set aside to celebrate the daily work and accomplishments of chambers of commerce and the communities they represent. Brenham’s own, Washington County Chamber of Commerce, has been serving Brenham and the surrounding areas for 99 years. Although the work is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, September 02, 2016
Did you shoot any great photos this year? Maybe during bluebonnet season, the County Fair, Hot Nights Cool Tunes, the Scarecrow Festival - or any other subject that reflects our beautiful Washington County? Plan to enter the 2016 "Slice of Life" in Washington County photo contest. It is sponsored by the Washington County Chamber every year. There are cash prizes plus the winning photo ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
Friday, June 03, 2016
At the Governor’s Small Business Forum hosted in Brenham on June 1, two local businesses received statewide distinction, having been selected as the “Small Business of the Year” for 2016. The awards were given out in two categories: businesses with 1-25 employees and those with 26-100. The forum was co-hosted by the Washington County Chamber, Burleson County Chamber, Grimes ...read more