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Greetings from the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce:

Great news! Plans are well underway for Pittsburg’s Countdown to Christmas. This year’s theme – Pittsburg’s Whoville Christmas: The Grinch will NOT ruin Pittsburg’s Christmas. The Chamber has had to make several modifications to ensure everyone’s health and safety, but our community is sure to feel the holiday spirit. 

Just a few of the activities we have planned include a reverse Christmas Parade. The floats remain stationary, and the spectators drive through the parade route. Socially distanced photos with Santa, and we’ll always remember this as the year kiddos couldn’t sit on Santa’s lap. There is a merchant Grinch Scavenger Hunt and Wholiday Bingo, an ugly mask contest, Commemorative 2020 Pittsburg Christmas T-shirts, and more.

More details are coming soon, but we are asking for local businesses and individuals to ensure the success of all that we have planned.

“Now you listen to me, young lady! Even if we’re horribly mangled, there’ll be no sad faces on Christmas.” — The Grinch.

The Chamber Window is decorated for Christmas! The Grinch won’t ruin Pittsburg’s Christmas!

In this issue:

  • Your support is needed to ensure that the Grinch will not ruin Pittsburg’s Christmas
  • Chamber Board member positions available
  • Where to vote on Tuesday
  • Chamber Welcomes New Members – Elegant Shoe Department & The Rolling Pin
  • Paint Pitt Pink Decorating Contest Winner accepts the award
  • Chick-fil-A coming to Pittsburg on November 19
  • If you’ve had Covid 19, Carter Blood Care needs your help
  • Upcoming Events

Please help us ensure that the Grinch will NOT Ruin Pittsburg’s Christmas! 

Yes, it’s true 2020




But, the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing another memorable Christmas for our community. We can’t ensure a special Christmas without the help of our community. We understand that it has been a challenging year for all of us financially, so we offer very reasonable sponsorship opportunities. Your sponsorship commitment will allow us to bring Whoville to life in Pittsburg this holiday season.

Because of you, we can ensure that the song will be very Merry. Every Who in Pittsburg’s Whoville, tall and small, will be singing with joy without any concerns at all. Thank you in advance for your generous support. 


Christine Jackson, Executive Director


The Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for our Board of Directors. 

Fifteen to 18 board members comprise the Chamber Board and annually elect an executive committee made up of a President, Vice President(s), and Treasurer. The Board of Directors meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month at noon at the Chamber office. We expect Board members to make the majority of the meetings and accept resigning from the Board if regular attendance and participation in events become a problem. 

Below is a Board Member Job Description. Suppose you believe you meet the qualifications and interested in applying for Board membership after reviewing the job description. In that case, we invite you to complete the enclosed Board Candidate Questionnaire. 

Board Member Job Description

Board members determine the Chamber of Commerce’s policies and activities, are responsible for employing and terminating Chamber employees, direct the Executive Director’s work, enter into contracts on behalf of the Chamber, and order the disbursements of funds. We expect Board members to attend monthly meetings and assist with the various projects and events held throughout the year. The Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is an active and program-driven board, and the members represent a cross-section of our community. 

As a Board member, you will engage, giving your time, energy, resources, and talents to support the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce’s work and mission. We expect you to advocate for the Chamber by recruiting new members, attending Chamber events and ribbon cuttings, fundraising, and speaking positively about the Chamber’s work. Board members serve a three-year term but may serve multiple terms. 

We appreciate your interest in becoming a member of the Chamber leadership. We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you as a new Board member. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the Chamber at 903-856-3442.

Chamber volunteers and city officials are pleased to welcome the Elegant Shoe Department as a new member of the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce. Owner Maria Castaneda is excited to be celebrating her 8th year in business. The Elegant Shoe Department is at 105 Jefferson Street.

The Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome The Rolling Pin as the newest restaurant in Pittsburg. Owner Linda Kirkland and her staff invite you to join them for lunch, a delicious dessert, or if you’re going to have a hectic evening, grab one of their delightful ‘take and bake’ casseroles. The Rolling Pin is at 109 Jefferson Street.

Christine Jackson, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director (far left) and Sandy Thompson, Chamber Vice President (far right), recently presented Cherie McGahee and her staff of Changes Counseling/Bull Construction with the Paint Pitt Pink award, the coveted “Blinged” Out Bra” (designed by Crystal Widemon of Southern Wind Manor) in honor of their decorations promoting breast cancer awareness. Thank you to all of the businesses that decorated their storefronts in honor of breast cancer awareness.

Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce
Your Community, Your Chamber
202 Jefferson Street, Pittsburg, TX 75686
903.856.3442 | info@pittsburgcampcountychamber.com