What a great week we have had here in Pittsburg, cool and wet. The completions of the Peach Queen Contest named the winner as Kaycee Parker representing the Pittsburg Lions Club. Thank you to everyone who helped Kaycee. The coronation will be Wednesday (Sep 14). Tickets are $10 and available here at the Chamber office.
The Camp County GOP will meet Saturday (Aug 20) at the Pizza Inn beginning at 9:00 am. Cole Hefner, the candidate for State Representative District 5, will be the guest speaker. A light breakfast is available to attendees.
Barefoot Bay Marina, Friday is Latin Night with DJ Tronix from 8:00 pm until 12:00 am. Saturday it is the Trae Hubrel Band from 9:00 pm until 1:00 am.
The Pittsburg Library has had a great summer! We had over 200 students sign up for our Summer Reading Program. We would like to thank McDonald’s, Herschel’s, Main Street Bakery & Deli, Lone Star Skating Rink, Pleasant Bowl, Fruit with a Twist, Deja Vu Consignment Shop, ABC Auto, Cypress Bank & Pittsburg AutoLube for providing incentives and refreshments for our programs. We had Money Camp & Money Games for Teens this summer. Thanks to Cypress Bank, Guaranty Bank & Trust, Pilgrim Bank, Capital One, Rotary Club of Pittsburg, and DECA for sponsoring & volunteering for these programs presented by A Circle of Ten. Also, big thanks to the Pittsburg Gazette for taking pictures of our summer programs and supporting the Library. We have Story Time every Thursday at 4:00. We also have GED preparation classes every Friday 3:30-5:00. Stay tuned for future classes this fall! Visit your local Library!
Habitat for Humanity of Camp County is proud to announce its Second Annual “Best Beans and Cornbread in the County” Cook-Off held during Pioneer Day on Saturday (Sep 17) from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. You know you or someone you know makes the best beans and cornbread you’ve ever eaten. Enter yourself or sponsor them in this year’s cook-off. Get the bragging rights that you are due for either your cooking ability or the fact that you know beans about beans. Proceeds will be used to help us build a new home for Nicole Guel and her family. Call Linda Baxter, Executive Director at 903-767-2306 for more information.
FFA fruit sales begin Monday (Sep 12)
Have a Great weekend, and thanks for all you do to make Pittsburg and Camp County such a great place,
Pittsburg/Camp County Chamber of Commerce