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Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce serves local businesses, community
The Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business association with a mission is to advance, support and promote the economic vitality of the Mineral Wells area and Palo Pinto County. The chamber is a membership-based business interest group with roots dating to the 1901 Mineral Wells Commercial Club. We believe that a sustainable, giving community starts with good jobs and strong businesses, so this is our area of focus. Here are several of examples of recent projects the chamber and its members have been a part of: n Recruitment of a professional bike race to Mineral Wells. n Beautification of the historic entryway at Wolters Industrial Park. n Hiring of a financial consultant to assist the Baker Hotel Development Group. n Mineral Wells Aviation Business Center. n Financial support to open and advertise the Mineral Wells Fossil Park (pictured). n Purchasing of new banners for the downtown U.S. 281 corridor. n Sponsorship of the Crazy Water Festival. n Sponsorship of the Coffee Creek Bluegrass Festival. n Sponsorship of the 74th Annual PRCA Rodeo.
2012-13 Mineral Wells area ChaMber of CoMMerCe board of direCtors and staff
Officers Chair, Dacey Malone, Titan Bank Ex-Officio, Regan Johnson, Lofts and Hospitality, LLC Finance Chair, Eddie Gregory, First Financial Bank Vice Chair, Bart Freeman, PECOFacet Secretary, David Barrett, IESI Chair elect, Pat Bazzell, Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Directors Julie Dallas, Crawford, Carter & Thompson LLP Kiran Patel, Best Western Club House Inn & Suites Mary Braddock, Palo Pinto General Hospital Diane Mabry, Mineral Wells Nursing and Rehab David May, Mineral Wells Index Chamber Staff Executive Director Beth Henary Watson Tourism Associate Christian Garcia Membership Director Marcelinda Williams Office Manager/Accountant Susan Boyd Mineral Wells area ChaMber of CoMMerCe exeCutive direCtor beth henary Watson
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2012 ChaMber aWard Winners
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OUTSTANDING AMBASSADOR H Marilyn Rhodes OUTSTANDING INDUSTRIAL PARTNER H Link Field Services Southwire BUSINESS OF THE YEAR H Progressive Waste Solutions (IESI) EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR H Ken Russell, Link Field Services
SPIRIT OF MINERAL WELLS H Palo Pinto General Hospital Progressive Waste Solutions Titan Bank (IESI) ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT H PECOFacet Kennedy Meats (Texas Best Proteins) North Texas Pressure Vessels OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL MEMBER H Ray Mays (Mineral Wells Center of Life/Individual) Pat Bazzell (Texas Farm Bureau Insurance) Tammy Lovell (Freeze Carpets)
OUTSTANDING NEW BUSINESS H Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Chubby’s BBQ and Grill Dr. Glena Davis CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD H Hickey’s Dairy Queen Arrow Air Conditioning Days Inn and Suites Pro Epic Technology Solutions The Patterson Agency/Germania Insurance COMMUNITY BEAUTIFICATION H Golden Chick Kram & Associates PC Mineral Wells Nursing and Rehabilitation Palo Pinto Nursing Center
OUTSTANDING SMALL BUSINESS H Diamond Pharmacy Absolute Termite and Pest Control Four Seasons Dental Snapshots of a Memory by Danielle OUTSTANDING ORGANIZATION H Meals on Wheels of Palo Pinto County Hope, Inc. Leadership Mineral Wells Class 17 Mineral Wells Rotary Club Mineral Wells Center of Life United Way TOURISM AWARD H Clark Gardens Botanical Park Kiwanis Club Mark Engebretson (Lake Country Sun) Mineral Wells ISD
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Membership has its privileges at the chamber
If you are not a member of the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce, you and your business are missing out on many opportunities, programs and associations that could help your business grow and help make you an integral part of the Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County business and social communities. The chamber offers marketing, sales and customer service workshops and programs as well as regular after hours networking functions. The chamber can put you in touch with businesses, vendors and potential customers. The opportunities, possibilities and benefits are many. For more information visit their website at www.mineralwellstx.com or call (940) 325-2557. basiC ChaMber investor - $150 (value $3,000) • Available to employers with 1-10 employees. • Chamber representation for your organization at the local, state, and federal levels. • Members-only referrals. • Print membership directory listing. • Online membership directory listing with link to your website and map to business. • Opportunity to display business cards and trifold brochures in lobby. • Eligible for advertising in chamber publications. • Eligible to sponsor chamber events. • Opportunity to request news coverage in newsletter. • Membership plaque with annual updates. • Two newsletter flier inserts per year. • Electronic copy of membership mailing list. • Opportunity to participate in Memberto-Member Discount Program. • Members-only discounts on programs. • Twelve complimentary uses of community room. • Opportunity to participate in committees. • Opportunity for promotion on marquee (non-profits only). • Ribbon cutting for grand opening or major changes/anniversaries. • Chamber Flash e-newsletter use four times each year. Complimentary attendance at Business After Hours and one-time guest pass. • One copy of monthly newsletter. • Invitation to all chamber events. • Use of notary service for businessrelated matters. • Complimentary use of bulk-mail stamp. • Membership orientation. entrepreneur investor - $300 (value $5,000) • Available to businesses with 11-50 employees and smaller. • All the benefits of the Basic Membership plus. • One set of membership mailing labels (provided by chamber). • Two additional newsletter flier inserts/ year (four total). • Certificate of origin stamping. • One additional category listing in both online and print directories (two total). • Opportunity to include brochure in relocation packets. • Opportunity to include giveaway/brochure in new member packets. preMiuM investor - $650 (value $6,000) • Available to businesses with 51-plus employees and smaller: • All the benefits of the previous levels plus. • $100 credit toward sponsorship of a chamber event • Additional uses of chamber Flash e-newsletter (eigh total). • One additional set of membership mailing labels (two total – labels provided by chamber). • Three total category listings in both online and print directories. • Invitations to exclusive events like business roundtables and legislative briefings. • Enhanced website listing with your logo. • One additional copy of monthly newsletter (two total). exeCutive investor - $1,000 (value $7,000) • Available to all businesses. • All benefits of the previous levels plus: See MEMBERSHIP, page 6
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• Additional $150 credit toward sponsorship of chamber event of your choice ($250 total). • Two tickets to one chamber special event or fundraiser. • Recognition as an Executive Member at every chamber event. • Recognition as an Executive Member in every chamber publication. • Unlimited e-announcements through chamber Flash e-newsletter. • Automatic vote on chamber Governmental Affairs Committee. • Two additional copies of monthly newsletter (four total). • One newspaper profile each year. ChairMan’s CounCil investor - $1,500 (value $8,000) • Available to all businesses. • All the benefits of the previous levels plus. • Additional $250 credit toward sponsorship of chamber event of your choice ($500 total). • Four tickets to one chamber special event or fundraiser. • Recognition as a Chairman’s Council Member at every chamber event.
• Recognition as a Chairman’s Council Member in every chamber publication. • Recognition in chamber building as Chairman’s Council Investor on prominent plaque. • Unlimited attendance for employees at educational seminars. • One attendee in Leadership Mineral Wells. • One additional newspaper profile each year (two total). friend of the ChaMber/agent listing $75 • Available to individuals/couples and to agents of member businesses . • Print Membership Directory Listing. • Online Membership Directory Listing with Link to your website and map to business (if agent). • Opportunity to participate in Memberto-Member Discount Program. • Members-only discount on programs. • Opportunity to participate through committee involvement. • Complimentary attendance at Business after Hours and one-time guest pass. • One copy of monthly newsletter. • Invitations to all chamber events. • Use of notary service for businessrelated matters. • Membership orientation.
The Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce building is located at 511 E. Hubbard St. Stop by or call (940) 325-2557.
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New Chamber Resource Team aims to help you build your business
Do you need qualified leads for your business? Do you need to grow revenues? Consider joining the chamber’s new highpowered networking group, the Chamber Resource Team. Membership on the Chamber Resource Team will be on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to the first 25 chamber members. The cost to participate will be $150 per year. Only one member per business category will be permitted to participate—others will join a waiting list. The Chamber Resource Team meets 8-10 a.m. at the chamber on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Benefits to business include: · Earn word of mouth marketing · Build business relationships · Earn bona fide referrals · Spotlight your business For questions or to participate, contact Marcelinda Williams at (940) 325-2557 or by email at email@example.com.
The Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce this year introduced its Chamber Resource Team, which met for the first time on Aug. 7 for the purpose of driving business to their businesses in Mineral Wells. Pictured, from left, are initial team members Cathy Permenter (Holiday Inn Express), Ross Bandy (Texas Auction & Realty), Tonya Gary (Mary Kay Cosmetics) and Ryan Roach (Texas Farm Bureau Insurance). If you would like to be a part of this team, contact Marcelinda Williams at (940) 325-2557 or email marcelinda@ mineralwellstx.com. Only one business per business category is permitted to join the Resource Team so feel free to call me to see what categories are still available.
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Making better leaders
The Leadership 18 class of the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce will graduate soon. They have spent the year learning how many facets of the community, including businesses, the economy and local governments, operate. Members of Leadership 18 are Patti Allen, Palo Pinto Nursing Center; Jodie Barnes,
Corner Post Financial Planning; Kelli Buschow, HydroScience Technologies; Marcia Carpenter, Armor Self Storage; Anglea Carter, Corrections Corporation of America; Pam Caudle, Texas Farm Bureau Insurance; Lorraine Crutcher, First Financial Bank; Kendra Fowler, Mineral Wells ISD; Janette Green, Palo Pinto County Clerk; Eddie Gregory, First Financial Bank; Kevin Harrison, City of Mineral Wells; Valarie Hopkins, Weatherford College Education
Center at Mineral Wells; Jessica Jones; Tina Kidwell, Cobham Avionics Integrated Systems; Mindy Kram, Kram & Associates, PC; Donna Lee, TITAN Bank; Dacey Malone, Titan Bank; Caye Mauney, Palo Pinto General Hospital; Angie Maxwell, Cobham Avionics Integrated Systems; Ray Mays; Courtney McCollough, Famous Mineral Water Co.; Lynn Porter, Palo Pinto Nursing Center; Chasity Trejo-Hull, City of Mineral Wells; and Janiel Warner, Palo Pinto General Hospital.
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Leadership simulcast at Link Field Services a success with some 60 in attendance
Link Field Services was the location for a Chick-fil-A Leadercast event organized locally by the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce. Some 60 local and area community and business leaders attended the May 4 simulcast that featured worldrenowned leaders and speakers that went beyond motivational speaking and focused on business issues, growth and moving forward in the new economy. This program focused on the power of choice with insights to help leaders empower and equip others at work, at home and in the community through his or her choices. The event, which in 2012 was in its 12th year, was a one-day leader development live broadcast from Atlanta broadcast to hundreds of sites throughout the nation. Speakers for event included: • Soledad O’Brien, anchor and special correspondent for CNN.
Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies received the highest score among auto insurance providers in the Central Region in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Auto Insurance Study(SM). Study based on 34,828 total responses measuring 14 providers in the Central Region (AR; IA; KS; MN; MO; NE; ND; OK; SD; TX) and measures opinions of consumers with their auto insurance provider. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed March - April 2012. Your experiences may vary. Visit JDPower.com. © 2012 Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies.
• Tim Tebow, NFL quarterback, Heisman trophy winner and best-selling author. • Patrick Lencioni, best-selling author and president of The Table Group. • John Maxwell, leadership expert and best-selling author of “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership.” • Angela Ahrendts, CEO, Burberry. • Roland Fryer, professor of economics at Harvard University and CEO of the Education Innovation Laboratory. • Urban Meyer, head football coach for Ohio State University. • Andy Stanley, best-selling leadership author and communicator. • Sheena Iyengar, author of “The Art of Choosing” and world-renowned expert of choice. First State Bank joined Chick-fil-A and Link Field Services in sponsoring the local simulcast.
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Ambassadors spread chamber goodwill
The Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, the people in red, perform duties just as their name implies – they serve as goodwill ambassadors for the chamber, helping at chamber and local functions and special events and welcoming new chamber members with ribbon cutting events. Stephanie White is the outgoing ambassadors chair did “an outstanding job motivating and helping grow the group.” Candee Petree-Sparks is the incoming chairwoman. Other members are: • Allen Barham, Barham Lawn Care and Tree Trimming • Karyn Bullock, United Way of Palo Pinto County • Marcia Carpenter, Armor Self Storage • Pam Caudle, Texas Farm Bureau Insurance • Chris Davis, Performance Details • Danna Jo Hadley, Lakewell House • Ken Johnson, Rock ‘N J Longhorns • Danielle Jones, Snapshots of a Memory by Danielle
‘Shop Local and Win’ net impact: $600,000
The chamber’s award-winning “Shop Local and Win” promotion continues to grow, with the event last Christmas season accounting for $600,000 in local and area holiday retail sales. Shoppers acquire punch cards they use when buying from participating businesses. Holes are punched in the cards totaling the sales amount. Shoppers can complete as many as cards as they want, turning them into the chamber to be part of a drawing where three prizes are awarded. Businesses can’t beat the two months of promotions they get for just $150. For more information on participating as a merchant, contact the chamber at (940) 3252557 or visit www.mineralwellstx.com. The deadline to sign up is Oct. 5.
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• Tina Kidwell, Cobham Avionics Integrated Systems • Thomas Lively, Chili’s Grill & Bar • Diane Mabry, Mineral Wells Nursing & Rehab • Donna McDaniel, IntegraCare Home Health Service, Inc. • Gina Medlin, Jumpin for Joy Candee Petrie-Sparks, Individual Member • Lynn Porter, Palo Pinto
Nursing Center • Shelley Ramsey, First Financial Bank • Marilyn Rhodes, Individual Member • Melody Volz, The Insurance Agency • Steve Watson, Upham Oil & Gas Co. • Stephanie White, Best Western Club House & Suites
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Chamber continues meetings program
The Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce is very excited to continue its Meetings and Small Groups project. Tourism has begun an aggressive approach to bringing corporate, associational and leisure meetings and small groups to Mineral Wells for the benefit of our hotels, restaurants and other businesses. It is important for the tourism department to rise to the next level in order to offer the lodging facilities in our area a greater opportunity to increase revenue. If any business or organization would like to pursue hosting area meetings or workshops, please contact the tourism department at email@example.com. The Meetings and Small Group project offers a “one-stop shop” for anyone planning a meeting or workshop. The tourism department can coordinate the meeting space, the lodging facilities, the meals and after hours entertainment. The entertainment can be anything from after hours private shopping in one of our specialty shops, to a movie, bowling, or concerts. You make one phone call or email to the tourism department, tell us what you want, and we will coordinate the entire event. How easy is that? Tired of traveling out of town for regional meetings at work? Give us the contact information for your meeting planner and let us try to get it moved right here into your own back yard. Now you know why we are so excited! Lodging facilities served by the Chamber Tourism Department: • Delux Inn • Best Western Club House Inn & Suites • Brazos River Cabin • Comfort Suites • Days Inn and Suites • Economy Inn • Executive Inn • Holiday Inn Express & Suites • Knights Inn • Lofts & Hospitality • Mesa Hotel/Budget Host Inn • Silk Stocking Row Bed & Breakfast • The Retreat at Clark Gardens • The Cliffs Hotel • Hide Away Inn • Hide Away Cabins by the Lake • PK Lodge • Rock Creek Camp • Sky Camp • The Golden Cove • The Lodge at Hill Country Harbor • The Lodge on Lake Palo Pinto • County Seat Grocery, Grill & Motel • Coffee Creek RV Resort • Longhorn Inn of Gordon
Chamber launches career initiatives for students
The Chamber this year launched a major Workforce Development and Education initiative. Begun with Careers in the Classroom, targeting junior high students, the initiative has substantial support from local businesses. The Workforce Development and Education Committee also hosted the first-ever Co-op and Job Fair this spring at Mineral Wells High School, and plans a Career Fair for ninth and 10th graders Nov. 7. Careers in the Classroom participants First Financial Bank, Bennett’s Office Supply, PECOFacet, and Cobham Avionics were recognized by the Mineral Wells ISD school board last fall for their efforts to impart real-world job knowledge to students at Mineral Wells Junior High.
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2012 Mineral Wells area ChaMber of CoMMerCe MeMbers
2 C Investments 337 Self Storage Aaron’s Sales & Lease Ownership Abbi Home Care Inc. Absolute Termite & Pest Control Access Products Inc. Ace Hardware Adams Fashion Optical Addiction Recovery Ministries Air Evac Lifeteam,EMS All Tex Insurance American Cancer Society American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 75 American Legion Post 75 AmVets Post 133 Antelope Oil Tool & Mfg. Company Antenna Products Corporation Anytime Fitness Appliance Center/Radio Shack Area Wide Phone Book Armor Self Storage Arrow Air Conditioning AT & T Texas Award Oil Co. Awards & More Engraving Baker’s Ribs Bank of America Banks Family Dental Bar B Indoor Arena of Mineral Wells Bargains for Better Homes Barham Lawn Care and Tree Trimming Barnett Engineering, Inc. Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home Bennett’s Brazos Printing Bennett’s Office Supply & Equipment Best Western Club House & Suites Beth and Curtis Henderson Better Business Bureau Boudreau Herb Farm Branded Corporate Services LLC Brazos Animal Hospital Brazos Cinema III Brazos Mall Merchants Association Brazos Market & Bistro Brazos Pointe Church Brazos River Cabin Breath EZ Healthcare Brenda’s Catering Brian Shoemaker Bronze Goddess Salon Budget Host Inn Burger King Candee Petrie-Sparks Cantex, Inc. Careflite Carmen’s Gifts & Plants CASA of Palo Pinto County Casey Lister Central Insurance Agency Century 21 Properties Unlimited Century Flight Systems, Inc. Charles Comer Charles Thompson Cherokee Iron Works Chicken Express Chili’s Grill & Bar Choate Electric Chubby’s BBQ & Grill City of Mineral Wells Clarence Holliman Clark Gardens Botanical Park Cobham Avionics Integrated Systems Coffee Creek RV Resort and Cabins Col. Willie H. Casper Cole’s House of Flowers Comet Cleaners Comfort Suites Communication ConnectionVerizon Community Christian School Compassion for Life Corner Post Financial Planning Cornerstone Baptist Church Corrections Corporation of America Country Club Estates County Seat General Store & Motel Cowboy Church of Mineral Wells Cowtown Society of Western Music Crabtree, Crabtree & Lynn, LLP Crawford, Carter & Thompson, L.L.P. Crazy Wells Ranch Creative Sisters Fabric & Quilt Shop Cross Towing D & D Motors D&F Battery & Electric, Inc. Dairy Queen of Mineral Wells No. 40 Dairy Queen of Santo David M. Thompson Photography Days Inn & Suites Diamond Pharmacy Diva’s Style Salon Donnie Watkins Doshier Appliance Doss Heritage & Culture Center See MEMBERS, page 15
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MEMBERS (cont.) Double H Tire Dr. Cary Labbe, O.D. Dr. David Turk D.C., D.A.C.N.B Dr. Eric Brock MD PA Dr. Glena Davis Dr. Patrick Hisel MD PA Dr. William Warren, DPM, PA Drive Safe Defensive Driving Ducks Unlimited Mineral Wells Chapter No. 0124 Dunbar Neighborhood Council Eagle Sound, Inc. East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Edward Jones - Jimmy Walker Electromedical Products International Inc Elite Tan Elliott and Waldron Abstract Company P.P. Esparza’s Body Shop Eventide Natural Spring Water Everich Locksmith Extreme Internet Family Care of Texas Famous Mineral Water Co First Baptist Church First Christian Church First Financial Bank First National Bank Santo First Presbyterian Church First State Bank First Travel Service First United Methodist Church Flaska Chiropractic Clinic Fort Wolters Machine & Tool Four Seasons Dental Frances Hobby Freeze Carpet Furr Building Materials, Inc. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Garrett Jewelry & Loan Gault & Gault, Attorneys At Law George Rayburn Mays Gibson Home Builders, Inc Glen Taylor Global Sales Golden Chick Graham Chamber of Commerce Greater Metro West Association Of Realtors Hanson Brick Hayes Station Healthline Hickey’s Dairy Queen Higginbotham & Associates Hillbilly Haven Campground and RV Park Holiday Hills Country Club Holiday Inn Express Hooks Lincoln-Mercury Hope, Inc. Houston Elementary Hutchinson, Sen. Kay Bailey HydroScience Technologies Ideas for You IMS IntegraCare Home Health Service, Inc. Izzi J B’S Pest Control Jack Jackson Insurance Jack Powell Ford Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce Jake Varnell JAT Design Associates Jeanette Ender Century 21 Judge Fite Jerry Ray John Hampton John Upham Johnson Construction and Renovation Jonell Inc. Jumpin for Joy Keep Mineral Wells Beautiful KEG 1 O’Neal, LLC Kelly & Company Kennedy Meats Kirk and Karen Horton Kiwanis Club Of Mineral Wells K-Nails Knights Inn Knights of Columbus Kram & Associates, PC Kurban Chiropractic and Acupuncture Kwik Kar of Mineral Wells Lake Country Sun Lakewell House Lamar Elementary Law Offices of Mark Creighton Lee’s Collision Repair Linda Kessler Link Field Services, Inc. Little China Lofts & Hospitality LLC Lone Star Ag Credit Louella Blankenship Lyn and Steve Butcher Mandy Fallin Insurance Marilyn Rhodes Mary Creighton Mary Kay Cosmetics - Tonya Gary Massey’s Septic Tank Service Maverick Computer Services Meals on Wheels Merle Norman Cosmetics Mesquite Pit Metro Chem, Assoc. Metro Discount Foods Metro Iron & Metal Mike Smiddy See MEMBERS, page 16
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MEMBERS (cont.) Millsap Valley Orthopedics & Sports Med Mineral Wells Office Supply Mineral Ring, The Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce Mineral Wells Art Association Mineral Wells Athletic Booster Club Mineral Wells Center of Life Mineral Wells Eye Clinic Mineral Wells Heritage Association Mineral Wells High School Mineral Wells Index Mineral Wells ISD Mineral Wells Junior High School Mineral Wells Little League, Inc Mineral Wells Merchants Association Mineral Wells Noon Lions Club Mineral Wells Nursing & Rehab Mineral Wells Print Center Mineral Wells Ram Band Fan Club Mineral Wells Senior Center Mineral Wells Seventh Day Adventist Church Mineral Wells Soccer Association Mineral Wells Veterinary Clinic Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department Mineral Wells Woman’s Club Mineral Wells Young Farmers Moore & Moore Mr. Jims Pizza Mr. Rooter of Parker County Mule Barn MWHS Project Graduation MxRos, Inc. My Father’s Business MZ Dunn Napa Auto Parts of Mineral Wells National Vietnam War Museum Natty Flat Smokehouse & Gift Shop New Haven Ministries Newton Manufacturing Noah Enterprises, Inc North Texas Pressure Vessels NOV Fiber Glass Systems NSC Properties O R Services Oil Field Service Co., Inc Oncor Electric Delivery Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church See MEMBERS, page 17
Chamber Tourism Committee named
The chair of the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce’s Tourism Committee for the past two years has been Carol Clark-Montgomery. The incoming chairman is Roger Patel. Other members are: • Bill Arneson, Famous Mineral Water Co. • Palin Bree, City of Mineral Wells • Lyn Butcher, Century 21 Properties Ltd. • Carol Clark-Montgomery, Clark Gardens Botanical Park • Sharlet Evans, Rising Stars Art Gallery • Roger Patel, Days Inn & Suites • Cathy Permenter, Holiday Inn Express & Suites • John Upham, KEG 1 O’Neal, LLC • Melanie Weatherly, First Financial Bank • Stephanie White, Best Western Club House & Suites
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MEMBERS (cont.) Out West Insurance Palo Pinto Challenge Inc. Palo Pinto Child Protective Services Board/Rainbow Room Palo Pinto County Cowboy Church Palo Pinto County Crimestoppers Palo Pinto County Democratic Club Palo Pinto County Farm Bureau Palo Pinto County Historical Association Palo Pinto County Humane Society Palo Pinto County Livestock Association Palo Pinto General Hospital Palo Pinto Historical Foundation Historic Mineral Wells Palo Pinto Nursing Center Palo Pinto Sheriff’s Posse PaPaw’s Portable Restrooms Parker County Roofing Pastafina PECO-FACET Penny’s Flower Shop Performance Details Perri Leavelle Design Personnel Services Pet Western Animal Hospital Pioneer Crossing of Mineral Wells Pitt Photography Pollard Hill Ranch LLC Possum Hollow Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce Powell Auto Center Pratt & Garrett, Attorney Preferred Quality Homes Premier Properties Preston’s Lawn Care Price Surveying Pro Epic Technology Solutions Progressive Waste Solutions Promo Ranch Public Transit Services Pulido’s Mexican Restaurant PULSE Ministries Inc Pythian Sisters Mineral Wells Temple No. 14 RD Bronco Roofing & Construction, LTD Representative Jim Keffer See MEMBERS, page 18
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MEMBERS (cont.) Richard P. Ritchie Richards Signs and Cranes Inc. RightPath Health Screenings Riley Peveto Rising Stars Art Gallery Robert Upham Rochelle’s Canoe Rental Rock ‘N J Longhorns Rotary Club of Mineral Wells Saint-Gobain Abrasives Salvation Army Palo Pinto County Service Unit Sanderson & Associates Sandstone Foothills Apartments Save-A-Lot Food Store Sen. Craig Estes Servpro Sharon and Doug Owens Sherri Friend Shires Garden Center Shot Gun’s Bar-B-Q Silk Stocking Row Simms Lumber Company Skybeam Smith Audio Consulting Snapshots of a Memory by Danielle Southside Church of Christ Southwire St. Luke’s Episcopal Church St. Mark Lutheran Church State Farm Insurance- April Martin State Farm Insurance-Phil Luker Stephen Byars Steve and Beth Henary Watson Stripes And More Suddenlink Sugar Browns Catering Co. Sundance Die Cut, LLC Sutherlands Taco Casa Tammy Belz Team Bicycles Inc. TechWire Terry Custom Homes Texas Association of Business Texas Auction & Realty Texas Family Medical Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Texas Frontier Trails Texas Gas Services Texas Star RV Resort and Bluebonnet Hall Texas Storage The Bead Barn The Beat Dance Factory The Booksatchell The Cliffs Resort The Handyman Can The Harbor The Insurance Agency The Lodge on Lake Palo Pinto The Optimist Club The Patterson Agency The PC Ranch The Retreat at Clark Gardens The Shop on 180 The Women’s Pavilion THG Energy & Technology Solutions, LLC Tincher Custom Homes TITAN Bank Trailway Trading Post Travis Elementary TSU Small Business Development Center TX Star Directory Company U. Stuff It Self Storage United Way of Palo Pinto County Upham Oil & Gas Company Valair, Inc. VF Factory Outlet VFW Post 2399 Waddy’s Pharmacy Wade’s Mineral Wells Propane Walden Farm & Ranch Supply, Inc. Walgreens Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Watkins Metal Fabrication Weatherford Chamber of Commerce Weatherford College Education Center at Mineral Wells Weaver’s Print Shop Well of Life Church Wells Express Dry Cleaning and Laundry Western Research & Management, LLC Wes-Tex Vending Company Whataburger No. 289 White Glove Office Detail White’s Funeral Home William Gayler Wilson Enterprises Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas YMCA-Camp Grady Spruce Zonta Club of Mineral Wells
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Chamber backs 12 local events
Each year, the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce offers financial support to tourism events in Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County. The grant process is competitive, and priority is given to those events that bring the most overnight visitors to the area. This year, the chamber sponsored 12 events, stretching from Clark Gardens Botanical Park on our eastern edge to Santo in southern Palo Pinto County. Events and activities sponsored were: • 2012 Crazy Water Festival. • Third Annual Coffee Creek RV Resort Bluegrass Music Festival. • Kiwanis Crazy Kicker Bike Ride. • National Vietnam War Museum’s Updating the Wall Ceremony. • Mineral Wells High School Booster Club AllStar Classic. • Palo Pinto County Livestock Association Pro-Rodeo. • Team Bicycles, Inc. Stage Bike Race. • Team Bicycles, Inc. Downtown Bike Race. • Old Jail Museum Frontier Christmas. • Clark Gardens Spring Festival. • Clark Gardens Ultimate Wedding Giveaway. • Texas Frontier Trails Goodnight Roundup.
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