Greetings Chamber Members!
The Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome these New Members:
On Top Dezignz
Tri Lake Services
Please join the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors at a reception to welcome new Executive Director, Christine Jackson. It will be Tuesday (Apr 24) from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at the Chamber office, 202 Jefferson Street. The public is welcome to attend.
Thank you to First National Bank for sponsoring the event.
The Camp Republican Party will meet Saturday (Apr 21) at 9:00 am in the Hanson-Sewell Center, 237 College Street in Pittsburg. If you are interested in knowing more about our state and national government process, the “grass roots” of government starts at the local level. Come out and get involved. Hope to see you on Saturday.
First Responder Appreciation Celebration – Join the Pittsburg Masonic Lodge, Frank Sexton Lodge No. 206, in honoring our Camp County First Responders on Friday (Apr 27) at 5:30 pm on the Camp County courthouse lawn. The boy scouts will be on hand to present colors, and the Pittsburg HS Band will play the National Anthem. A short presentation will follow.
Local businesses, churches, civic clubs and others groups are invited to set up a table with snacks and giveaways for the first responders and their family members. Fifty goody bags will also be prepared to give away to the men and women who put themselves in harm’s way every day to keep us safe. If you would like to donate items for the goody bags or would like to set up a table at the event, please contact Rhett McCullough at 903-767-2488 no later than Friday (Apr 20). You may also drop items by Clements and Truitt Insurance Office, 501 Quitman Street, Pittsburg.
The Camp County Classic Car Club will be hosting a Classic Car Show and Drive-In at Herschel’s in Pittsburg on Thursday (Apr 26) from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The entry fee is $5. Entertainment provided by Dale Cummings. For questions, please call Bill Miller at 903-767-7479.
The Pittsburg Rodeo is just around the corner. Come on out to the Rodeo Mother’s Day weekend, Thursday through Saturday (May 10-12) for an evening of fun for the entire family. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for 12 and under, available at the gate. Free night – Thursday (May 10). The Rodeo begins each night at 7:30 pm.
The Pittsburg Rodeo Association will host its annual Handicapable Rodeo on Friday (May 11) 9:00 am. This rodeo, intended for children with special needs, includes lunch and offers horseback riding, mechanical bull riding, calf roping, hay rides, games, music and more. Attendees receive Goody bags. Businesses and clubs interested in donating goody bag items or hosting an “activity” booth at the event should contact Colt Hall at 903-767-7399.
The 2018 Peach Queen contest and pageant is just around the corner. At this time, we are beginning to acquire names of prospective participants. If you know of a young lady currently in her Junior year of high school who might be interested, please contact James Wallace at 903-856-1111 no later than Tuesday (May 1) for an application. The contestants will begin selling tickets and raising funds Saturday (Jun 2) for a four week period.
If you have an upcoming event you would like included in a future email; please let me know.