July is gone?
Where has our summer gone?
The Oktoberfest & Conjunto Festival
committee have begun meeting to get things
organized for November 8th. If you are
interested in joining us call the office
787-2117. We are looking for vendors and are
in need of advertisers and volunteers to
help make this year’s festival a success.
We are doing well
with our memberships this summer. Alamo is
growing and the new business’s know the
importance of being a part of the Chamber of
Welcome to Arabella Salon, La
Villa Theater & Entertainment Venue, EZ
Mart, Direct Auto Insurance and Rose &
For a small business the
cost is $100. per year.
On July 17th we enjoyed a Networking
night at the La Villa Theater &
Entertainment Venue. The hosts Ruben & Raul
Cepeda wined, dined and entertained us. The
whole town has been buzzing about what a
great time was had by all.
The Boys & Girls Club of Alamo
Thanks so much for a
very nice Network night on July 24th. So
many great door prizes were given out. Those
of us who attended learned about how lucky
Alamo is to have this facility for our boys
and girls to go to and the programs that are
being offered were quite enlightening. The
boys & girls club invites any of you to
visit and see the programs and how well they
As of this
date I do not have a sponsor or host for the
next network night which is tentatively
scheduled for the 21st of August.
like to have someone come forward to
volunteer. Quite often two businesses will
get together to host. Call Lynne at the
Now that we have these
events happening every month let’s keep up
Dog Gone It
Great News Dog Gone It has partnered
with the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley
and their school supplies drive "School
Tools" from now until August 15th. What this
means is you can come by the shop and drop
off your donated school supplies for the
upcoming school year to help those in need.
Help us make this a Dog Gone Good School
Year for those in need.
A drive down Main
Street shows us how much Alamo is growing.
The Mac O Rita Grill is nearing its grand
opening, 83 Jamz has opened on 9th street
facing Main St.,
Security Loan Co. is
opening next to the Mac O Rita Grill. There
is also a new Events Center going in down
the street from us next door to the Alamo
Star Business Center.
Just a couple
blocks away from here the Tower Burger
Company on business 83 will be opening the
latter part of August. All of these
companies have committed themselves to be
new members of the Alamo Chamber.
Watch your e mails for ribbon cuttings. Lets
show these companies that we warmly welcome
them to Alamo.
HEB, Alamo Inn, Dr. Audrey Jones, Monica
Uribe Ins., Walker Realty and Cielo Banquet
If you have a story
that belongs in our chamber chimes be sure
and let us know. Send it to
Remember to let us know if you have
something special going on so that we can
highlight you on our Facebook page. We are
here to promote your business so let us do
our job by keeping us informed.