We are already in June and the weather is beautiful! Nice gentle rain that causes steam to rise from the road. It feels like a sauna out there.
Did you know that every year for the past 49 years Festival Hill in Round Top has hosted Institute at Festival Hill for young musicians from all over the world. This year they have 93 students and 15 faculty on campus for six weeks. They will study each week with a different conductor and perform concerts several times a week. You need to see Festival Hill to believe that it exists and it is only 16 miles from Giddings, Texas. One of my favorite places on earth!
Monday afternoon we stopped by Maass Butane to recognize them as our June Business of the Month. Clyde and Ray Maass have been in business in Giddings for 67 years. This local family owned business sells butane, but also so much more. They have a nice collection of ropes and tack for the horse owners, beautiful jewelry for the ladies, and if you like to barbeque, they have some of the nice outdoor cookers. Outside they have trailers for every need.
Check out Maass Butane soon!
The Lee County Workforce Forum was held on Tuesday at the Giddings Public Library to learn from local business owners and Workforce partners about the employment needs in the community. We had a great turnout for this forum and look forward to meeting with Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area again in the near future.
Denice Harlan, PCED, IOM
Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce
183 E. Hempstead
Giddings, Texas 78942