January Luncheon

TonyAaron-Mayor Mangrum resize“State of the City of Early, TX” is our topic and Mayor Robert Mangrum is our speaker to tell about how some of the 2014 good news items are. Also, Tony Aaron, new City Administrator, will explain some plans for 2015. Date is January 23, 2015 from 11:30 am until 1:00pm and the location is Mi Familia Mexican Food Restaurant, 1020 Early Blvd., Early, TX. Please RSVP by calling 325-649-9300.

Damsel In Defense Ribbon Cutting

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Damsel In defense specializes in offering personal protection items to keep you safe. From lipstick pepper sprays to stun gun cell phones. Their items are safe and sassy. Their mission is to keep today’s college students, Moms and singles safe with sassy personal protection. Call Melissa Gauny at 647-9736 or visit her website at http://www.mydamselpro.net/pro6504 for more information.

Chick-fil-a Ribbon Cutting

DSCN3447Early Chamber of Commerce and Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerceheld a joint ribbon cutting today to welcome Chick-fil-a and new owner Brent Gooch as a new member to both chambers! Board Members and Ambassadors of both Chambers were treated to a meal after the ribbon cutting!! Welcome to the Early Chamber – Brent Gooch & all of the Chick-fil-a Staff!

Cyber Security Class by Legacy IT


There are two types of companies: Those that have been hacked and those that will be…..

This informative seminar will teach you and your employees the best security practices for internet                                                                    connected devices.

Call 325-649-9317 to Register today and start protecting your business!! Sign up early because space is limited and the cost is $15 which includes a light lunch.

Bring your internet devices if desired.

January 21, 2015   11:30am-1:30PM @ Chamber Office 104 E Industrial, Early, TX 76802

Presented by: Jamison Russell & Brad Barner  with Legacy IT, Inc.


Toys for Kids Appreciation Presentation

The Early Chamber made a special appreciation presentation plaque along with toys donated at the Chamber’s Open House to Toys for Kids and Wanda Martin for all the hard work that Wanda and her volunteers do so that all kids in Brown County have Christmas. Wanda gave board members, ambassadors and staff a tour of Santa’s Workshop before the presentation.
Toys for Kids take donation year round and always need volunteers if you are interested in helping with this great cause contact Wanda Martin

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Need a last minute tax deduction

The Ark.jpeg (2)The Ark Domestic Violence Shelter is asking for your financial help of $1000.00 for good quality mattress covers for beds for their shelter.


The Ark has 17 twin beds, two trundles beds, 4 full size beds, several youth and baby beds to cover.  They also need a couple of spare mattress covers. They have tried the cheaper mattress covers to no avail. They do not stand the wear and tear that their traffic creates. The cost they have already been out is enormous. These covers are pricey, (about $39 each) and there is no room in their current budget to purchase these.


If 20 people would donate $50, this would help The Ark purchase these and meet their goal of $1000. If you are interested in donating making a tax deductible donation to The Ark please contact Executive Director Terri Densman at 325-643-2699 or mail your donation to The Ark PO Box 1202 Brownwood, TX 76804. Any amount will be appreciated.

December’s Cash Mob – Common Grounds Coffee House and Deli

The Cash Mob surprised Common Grounds Coffee House and Deli last week with a surprise visit. Common Grounds Coffee House and Deli resize common grounds 12-17-14DSCN3405resize Denise at common.DSCN3407resize-Shawn at Common.DSCN3404menu includes sandwiches, wraps, salads, desserts, large selection of hot/iced coffees and teas, lattes, cappuccinos, frappuccinos, smoothies and more. They daily lunch specials and they do catering! If you have been to Common Grounds you are missing out and should plan a visit soon!


Brownwood Country Club’s Ribbon Cutting

Brownwood County Club – Ribbon Cutting was held on December 16. BCC is an 18 hole golf course with bentgrass greens and open fairways with beautiful views. They offer fine dining with a wide variety menu in their dining room. They also have a bar that has several large televisions for viewing your favorite sporting even as well a beautiful pool. Their clubhouse has a large ballroom, bridge room and board room for hosting weddings, receptions, meeting and large parties that can accommodate up to 350. Call the Brownwood County Club at 325-643-1023 or stop by and visit with new owners Steve and Vicky Baker to see the beautifully remodeled Brownwood County Club.resize country club DSCN3391