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05 Jun 2012 1:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


We want see you out in the neighborhood this week so check out the calendar of events that is full to the brim with exciting activities for you to see and do!

  • •·       Monday – June 4th, the Lee County Youth Center will cut the Ribbon and host a Grand Opening for their Summer Youth Program.  It starts on Tuesday, June 5th and will be held on Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday each week until Aug 2nd.  This program is for all 4-8th grade(completed) and is only $10.  Registration tonight at the Ribbon Cutting! Call the center today for information.
  • •·       Monday – June 4th is also Country Music Monday-Lone Star Opry night at the Giddings High School Cafetorium at 7:30pm. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Giddings. Tickets are $5, assisted parking and food available. Two new guest performers Briana Adams, a music major and voice teacher and Jake Kellen from Lee County now based in Austin. He has more than 500 shows to his records and great acclaim as a Country Music Artist. Added to these are Ken Brothers and the regular Country Music Band.
  • •·       Wednesday – June 6th, Giddings New Horizons Club meets at noon at Giddings Downtown Restaurant.
  • •·       Thursday – June 7th, Rotary Club of Giddings meets at Los Patrones Mexican Grill at noon
  • •·       Friday – June 8th, Relay for Life of Lee County will be held at Buffalo Stadium.  The Survivor Walk starts at 6PM and there will be festivities throughout the evening and night.  Ends at 8AM on Saturday, June 9th.

•o   June 9 @7:30 pm Opening Orchestra Concert (Festival Concert Hall) Claude Debussy “Nocturnes” (Nuages & Fêtes) Sergei Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 43 Claude Debussy “Images” (Gigues, Iberia, Rondes de Printemps) Texas Festival Orchestra Pascal Verrot, conductor James Dick, piano

  • •·       Monday – June 11th, Giddings Economic Development Corporation meets at the Giddings Municipal Building at noon in the Council Chambers.
  • •·       Tuesday – June 12th, Constant Contact Workshop at the Giddings Public Library Community Room from 9:30AM to 2:30PM. The workshop is free, but call to reserve lunch for $8.  We will have Reba’s Catering.  Everything you ever wanted to know about Constant Contact!  Using Constant Contact to connect to customers. Register for the workshop at this address - http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e5yyfoob7e1047d3&llr=dbevbseab  

•·        The Power of Email Marketing for Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Professionals: Learn how to build relationships that are the key to success of your business with easy, inexpensive and highly effective email marketing. We will explore the basics of what email marketing is, why it works so well, how easily integrates with social networking sites, and how to use it in your business planning and marketing strategy to achieve special goals. 

•·        Social Media Marketing Made Simple: Learn how to turn social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter into powerful business tools. In this introductory session, we cover strategies and best practices to get the most out of your social media activities.

•·        Getting Started with Constant Contact: Learn how to start using this easy and user friendly application and get started with your first email marketing campaign. In this session you will have the opportunity to learn how to open an account, how to start growing up your contact list and how to build your first newsletter or email.

  • •·       Thurs. Fri. Sat., June 14-16th: Lee County Express Track Club will play host to the 2012 Summer AAU Track Meet at Buffalo Stadium. 2500 tracksters, coaches, parents and extended families will be here all weekend to compete in these games. Contact Tony Francis for more info.


And remember, the Texas 10 Pin Tournament is still going on all month at Leesure Lanes in Giddings.

Lots of great information for you to share!  Let us know if you have something to tell our community about today!

Giddings Chamber of Commerce
183 E. Hempstead
Giddings, TX 78942
Located in the Lee County Museum, off the Courthouse Square

Contact:  (979) 542-3455
Chamber email:  chambergiddings@gmail.com
Tourism email:  giddingschamber@gmail.com

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