Chamber Happenings & Events

Below are some of the major events held by the Brenham/Washington County Chamber of Commerce.  View details about the events, including sponsors and photo slide shows.  Enjoy!!


GOVERNOR'S SMALL BUSINESS FORUM

A high-impact half-day for business owners, managers and civic leaders. The 2016 forum was held on June 1 at Fireman's Training Center. It was co-hosted by the Washington County Chamber, Burleson County Chamber, Navasota Grimes County Chamber and Research Valley Partnership.

Click here for an update on this event.


"TAILGATE PARTY"  Washington County's favorite Fun-draiser

 Tailgate 2016 will be held August 25th at Silver Wings Ballroom.
Click Here to become a sponsor or to donate an item or the auction.

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CHAMBER & EDF ANNUAL BANQUET

An elegant banquet is held each year to recognize the volunteer efforts of the Chamber and EDF Board of Directors and the Blue Blazers.  A major highlight of the evening is the announcement of the Man & Woman of the Year awards.  (Click here to view a list of Past Recipients.)

The 2016 Annual Banquet was held Tuesday, February 2, 2016.  The featured speaker was John Sharp, Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, introduced by Charles Schwartz, A&M Board of Regents, followed by a special presentation by Senator Lois Kolkhorst.  The 2015 "Man and Woman of the Year" were Leon Toubin and Twila Tate.


NETWORKING & BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS!

Chamber members are invited to monthly networking events to meet new business contacts and learn about what's going on in the community.  Admission to virtually all events is included with membership dues.

 
Scheduled for 2016:
Sponsorship Opportunities
January 21 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Fitness (Market St. Location) - 5-7pm PHOTOS
January 22 - YPO Happy Hour - Ninety Six West - 5-7pm
February 16 - "Wake Up, Washington County" Networking Breakfast hosted by Ant Street Inn  - 7:45am PHOTOS
February 25 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Heritage Museum - 5-7pm PHOTOS
March 10 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Nursing & Rehabilitation - 5-7pm  PHOTOS
March 17 - YPO Happy Hour - Pleasant Hill Winery - 5-7pm
April 14 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham National Bank & Blinn College Alumni & Friends Assoc. - 5-7pm  PHOTOS
April 21 - YPO Happy Hour - Brazos Valley Brewing Company - 5-7pm
April 27 - Administrative Professionals' Appreciation Luncheon - Blinn College Student Center. Featured speaker Rebekah Gregory.
May 3 - "Wake Up, Washington County!" Networking Breakfast hosted by Brenham Christian Academy, 7:45 am PHOTOS
May 4 - YPO Lunch & Learn - Edward Jones - Katie Matthews, noon
May 19 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Blinn College Foundation - 5-7pm  PHOTOS
June 15 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - RE/MAX Advantage - 5-7pm
June 23 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center  PHOTOS
July 20 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - DI Truck & Trailer Repair - 5-7pm
July 21 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Appel Ford 5-7pm  PHOTOS
August 4 - "Business After Hours" hosted by CHI St. Joseph - 5-7pm  PHOTOS
August 11 - "Wake Up, Washington County!" Networking Breakfast hosted by Faith Mission's Cannery Kitchen 7:45 am PHOTOS
August 17 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Bank of Brenham - 5-7pm
Sept 22 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Home Sweet Farm Market & Biergarten - 5-7pm
Sept 29 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Hermann Furniture, 5-7pm PHOTOS
Oct 6 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Wild Bills - 5:30-7:30pm
Oct 27 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Clinic,  5-7pm  PHOTOS
Nov 10 - "Wake Up, Washington County!" Networking Breakfast hosted by Brenham State Supported Living Center 7:45am PHOTOS
Nov 10 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - 291 Ice House, 5-7pm
Nov 17 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Kruse Village, 5-7pm PHOTOS
Dec 1 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Heritage Texas Country Properties, 5-7pm  PHOTOS


Held in 2015

January 22 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Nursing & Rehabilitation - 5-7pm
February 5 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Unity Theatre - 5-7pm
February 17 - "Wake Up, Washington County!" Networking Breakfast hosted by Blinn College - 7:45a.m.
February 19 - YPO Happy Hour - YUMM Sweets & Eats - 5-7pm
March 19 - YPO Happy Hour - Blinn Candy Company - 5-7pm
March 26 - "Busines After Hours" hosted by The Citadel - 5-7pm
April 9 - YPO Happy Hour - Brenham Country Club - 5-7pm
April 16 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham National Bank & Maifest Assoc. - 5-7pm
May 14 - YPO Happy Hour - Brenham Gun & Rod Club - 5-7pm
May 19 - "Wake up, Washington County!" Networking Breakfast hosted by Whataburger - 7:45am
May 21 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Blinn Foundation, Texas Commercial Waste & Brenham Wholesale - 5-7pm
June 17 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Baylor Scott & White - 5-7pm PHOTOS
June 18 - YPO Happy Hour - Texas Star Winery - 5-7pm
July 16 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Appel Ford - 5-7pm PHOTOS
July 23 - YPO Happy Hour - Saddlehorn Winery - 5-7pm
August 6 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Leftovers Antiques PHOTOS
August 11 - "Wake Up, Washington County" Networking Breakfast at Chappell Hill Bakery and Deli PHOTOS
August 20 - YPO Happy Hour - Stone Cellar - 5-7pm
September 17 - YPO Happy Hour - Rockin' Star Ranch
September 24 - "Business After Hours" hostedy by RE/MAX PHOTOS
October 15 - YPO Happy Hour - Home Sweet Farm - 5-7pm
October 22 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Clinic PHOTOS
November 17 - "Wake Up, Washington County" Networking Breakfast at Brenham Production Services, sponsored by Brenham Rest Home PHOTOS
November 19 - "Business After Hours" hosted by NOV Elmar Artex PHOTOS
November 19 - YPO Happy Hour - Camp For All - 5-7pm
December 3 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Heritage Texas Country Properties and Design II Catering PHOTOS

 

 

All members receive invitations or email notices, approximately 2-4 weeks prior to each date.  For more information at any time, please call or email us!