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Wharton Chamber Golf Tournament, June 26, 2021

Chamber Golf Tournament, June 26, 2021 Sign up for your sponsorship HERE. Tournament Underwriter: Benefits include: Your company will be named in the 2021 logo. Handsome Plaque. The very top prominence in media. advertising and tournament promotional materials.  Up to...

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Citywide Garage Sale

The 13th Annual Citywide Garage Sale will be held Friday and Saturday, June 4th and 5th 2021. $20 to participate and to be listed on the driving guide. Sign up form here. Print the form, fill it out and bring it to the Chamber Office with your payment.

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2020 Business Expo & Job Fair

Feb. 18 offers a unique opportunity to showcase your business, look for qualified people to work for you, or to look for a job or a new career for yourself. It will all be at the Wharton County Business Expo & Job Fair, Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Wharton Civic...

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Harvey business recovery grants available

For some, Hurricane Harvey is a memory. But for others, lives are still trying to recover. We are the Wharton Chamber of Commerce. We are focusing on the business end. But not alone. We are collaborating with the Wharton Economic Development Corp. The chamber, itself,...

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Shop Small!

Constant Contact, the group email service, put out an excellent guide why you should shop where you live. It’s about doing a good thing for the right reasons and enjoy doing it! Here we go: 1. People love supporting peopleAs a customer, it feels great to know that you...

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Four new board to join Wharton

Wharton Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will have four new board members come Oct. 1. Joining the board will be Lacy Border, Debra Evens, Richard Lockley, and Dr. David Tripulas. They were elected by members of the chamber through mail-in ballots, with a deadline...

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Kolkhorst to speak at Oct. 18 Lunch and Learn

With so many issues facing Texas, you will want to attend the chamber’s next Lunch and Learn. The guest speaker is our state senator, Lois Kolkhorst. It will be on Friday, Oct. 18, at the Wharton Civic Center. It starts at noon and will be over by 1:30 pm. Tickets are...

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Deacon Jones and the Skeeters

If Wharton Chamber Night at the Skeeters wasn’t fun enough, an added bonus was purely happenstance. Sandra (the Retired Hon. Sandra K. Sanders) and I were sitting there minding our own businesses with hotdogs and Diet Coke, and along comes Deacon Jones. Grover William...

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We have company!

Aside from having me as her boss, Kim Peikert’s favorite part of her job is hosting tour groups. She returns from the tours energized (and even better prepared to put up with her favorite boss.)Friday (today, July 12) is one of those days. The chamber’ office manager,...

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