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Lunch & Learn: TOPIC CHANGED

We have a new program!

Our speaker, Don Greenwood Sr., is unable to come to the Chamber Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, July 25, due to illness. But we have an exciting and important program for you instead.

The topic will be the Future of Wharton’s Hospital, with Jeff Hammel, chief financial officer of OakBend Medical Center. We all want progress on plans to reopen our hospital, and this will be the time to learn about it!

 

 

 

 
The Wharton Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture is a non-profit corporation, more than 60 years old, in the business of helping businesses do business. With some 350 members, the chamber has a wide spectrum of members with numerous products and services that are used locally, in our nation, nation and globe. The chamber, in addition to helping members, spends considerable effort promoting our town to visitors. The chamber’s mission statement is: The Wharton Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture is an advocate for the prosperity of Wharton, making it a better place to live, work, learn, visit and do business.

Six reasons to belong to the Wharton Chamber of Commerce:

• We connect businesses with customers. We are the go-to place. The Wharton Chamber of Commerce gives great references.
• We support the businesses who employ the people who are your customers.
• We can lower your overhead. Our Chamber Electrical Coalition, Fox-Smolin and Associates, can deliver rock-bottom electrical rates exclusively to our members.
• We help promote your business. We offer affordable advertising rates on whartontexas.com and our weekly email newsletter. New members get discounts on advertisements in the Wharton Journal-Spectator and KULP Radio.
• We help solve business problems. You don’t have the time to lobby. We do. We fight for less red tape and lower […]

Farmers Market

Come on out to the Farmers Market held on Saturdays from 9:00am-1:00pm in the WCJC Parking Lot 1. There will be multiple vendors set up with an array of things to sale from home grown veggies to homemade crafts etc. Vendor applications can be picked up from the Wharton Chamber.

 

To download the Farmers Market Vendor Application, please click the following link farmers market contract

To download a copy of the Farmers Market Rules, please click the following link FARMERS MARKET RULES

 

 
The Wharton Chamber of Commerce, in addition to helping members, spends considerable effort promoting our town to visitors. The chamber’s mission statement is to be an advocate for the prosperity of Wharton, making it a better place to live, work, learn, visit, and do business.

Six reasons to belong to the Wharton Chamber of Commerce:

• The Chamber connects businesses with customers. We are the go-to place. The Wharton Chamber of Commerce gives great references.
• Supporting the businesses who employ the people who are your customers is what we strive for.
• We can lower your overhead. Our Chamber Electrical Coalition, Fox-Smolin and Associates, can deliver rock-bottom electrical rates exclusively to our members.
• We help promote your business. We offer affordable advertising rates on whartontexas.com and our weekly email newsletter. New members get discounts on advertisements in the Wharton Journal-Spectator and KULP Radio.
• Solve business problems is something that we can help with. You don’t have the time to lobby. We do. We fight for less red tape and lower business taxes.
• Enhancing business activity through the tourism and convention department, as well as collaboration with the City of Wharton, Wharton Economic Development Corp. and other organizations is a big part of what we do.

To download a Membership Application, […]

Stay a day or two or three

Below are some of the great Day Trips that you can take when coming to Wharton. There are plenty of options to choose from or you can always plan your own custom trip that meets the things you are interested in.

 A TRIP TO WHARTON Day 1

9:30a.m. – Downtown Wharton

Visit Monterey Square, with its antique shops, coffee house, gift stores and the exquisite, historically-restored Wharton County Courthouse. Built in 1889, the courthouse was designed by noted architect Eugene Heiner and was brought back to its original glory in 2007 at a cost of $7.4 million.

The east side of the square is called the Burger Block, and includes the Burger Robertson Building, constructed in 1909, and the W. Roberts Building, constructed in 1919.

Don’t miss the murals. Completed by Texas artist Dayton Wodrich, they detail the county’s rich agricultural, religious and medicinal history.

Noon – Lunch Time

There’s a host of restaurants in the city, including some in the downtown area. For those craving some Tex-Mex, try Cuevos Mexican Restaurant, Los Cucos Mexican Restaurant, or Larry’s Mexican Restaurant, all located in the downtown area or nearby. There’s others, too — see our visitor’s guide. You can get one at the coffee shop or the chamber office, 225 N. Richmond Road.

1:30 p.m. – Morris Ranch Carriage House Museum

Among the meticulously restored and maintained carriages is the one that carried Vivien Leigh in the movie “Gone With the Wind.” Call ahead to make an appointment: 979-532-1862. The museum is located at 2110 CR 117, east of the city. There may be a fee.

3:00 p.m. – Back to town

For a late afternoon pick-me-up, try a specialty frappe or an iced tea at Milam Street Coffee (the kids might enjoy a scoop of […]