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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Local Chambers from across the state of Texas convened in Grapevine, Texas June 18-20 for the annual Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE) Leadership Conference. The TCCE Annual Excellence Awards banquet was held on June 19th and honored chambers for exceptional efforts in marketing, communications and media outreach. Awards were judged in seven categories: Brochures, Maps, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Community, General News Article
Monday, July 02, 2018
On Tuesday, July 24, the next event in the Washington County Chamber Forum Series will feature Chancellor of Blinn College District Dr. Mary Hensley, Burton ISD Superintendent Dr. Edna Kennedy and Brenham ISD Superintendent Dr. Walter Jackson providing updates on their respective districts.  The forum will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the banquet room of the Blinn College Student ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Thursday, June 21, 2018
At the Small Business Forum hosted in Brenham on June 12, six local businesses received an impressive distinction, having been selected as the “Small Business of the Year” for 2018.  The awards were given out in two categories: businesses with 1-25 employees and those with 26-100.  The Small Business Forum was co-hosted by the Brenham/Washington County Chamber, Burleson County Chamber and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 23, 2018
On April 22, the Young Professionals of Washington County and Bellville Young Professionals Organization joined forces with some Master Naturalists to celebrate Earth Day and helped to Keep Washington County Beautiful.  The crew cleaned up 1500-2000 pounds of debris (mostly limbs and tree debris) out of East Mill Creek. This debris was not allowing the creek to flow correctly, which in turn, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
If you are looking for an effective way to network in your community, a young professionals’ organization may be for you.  Here’s some reasons why:Networking in person still matters.  Even if you are securely employed, the value of face-to-face contact in networking should not be overestimated. The Washington County YPO offers community service, social events, lunch and learns and other gatherings ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Human Interest