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Thursday, April 16 2015
PHIL COE and 2 ND TEXAS REGIMENT CIVIL WAR CEREMONY Brenham Heritage Museum Exhibit and Hall of Fame Induction Lawmen, Lawbreakers, and Soldiers: Texas History Through The Barrel Of A Gun On Saturday, April 25, 2015, beginning at the Prairie Lea Cemetery, in Brenham, Texas, Phil Coe, and Veterans of the Second Texas Regiment will receive a 21 gun and cannon salute to honor their military service ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 15 2015
The Washington County Chamber will co-host this Forum with the Burleson County Chamber on Wednesday, June 3, at the Blinn College Banquet Room in Brenham. Business and civic leaders from throughout the region will attend. The purpose of the Forum is to provide local businesses with timely and valuable information to help them succeed in today’s economy. Businesses will have the chance to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Monday, March 02 2015
Winners of the 2014 “A Slice of Life in Washington County” Photo Contest have been determined by a panel of judges from a number of submissions received during the past year. Perennial competitor Murry Grigsby of The Woodlands is a regular visitor to Washington County, always with his camera in hand, and submitted the first place winning photo of a country side spring sunrise. Last ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 24 2015
Buy Local – Why Should You? Local dollars support local services. Local merchants cater to your preferences. Local merchants invest & donate in your community. You support local jobs and local families. It has a ripple effect…the local merchants buy local, too! You drive less, save time, save gas, and often prices are lower. You’ll enjoy better service after the sale! When ...read more
Monday, February 09 2015
Chamber Staff adds Dawn Konieczny Please help us in welcoming Dawn Konieczny to the Chamber staff as the new Receptionist. She joined the staff in mid-January. As a lifelong resident of Brenham and a graduate of Brenham High School, Dawn is familiar with many businesses in the community. She has previously worked for the Washington County Treasurer’s office, the City of Brenham, Brenham ISD ...read more
Monday, October 20 2014
Washington County is known for wildflowers, especially bluebonnets. They are a key factor that drives our local economy each spring and leads to a major rise in business activity. To maintain our status as one of the most scenic regions in the state, and keep the tourism impact that the wildflowers generate, there is a need to re-seed wildflowers along Highway 290 and sow seeds in safe public ...read more
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