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The Chamber of Commerce presented the Citizen of the Year Award, the Business of the Year Award, the Organization of the Year Award, the Elementary Educator of the Year Award, Middle School Educator of the Year Award, and the High School Educator of the Year Award. The Groesbeck Study Club presented the Woman of the Year Award. All these awards were announced during the Chamber of Commerce Banquet.
Other awards were announced prior to the banquet with the actual awards being presented to the recipients at the banquet.
The Business of the Year Award for 2016 goes to Studio Move
The Organization of the Year Award for 2016 goes to Groesbeck Lions Club
The H.O. Whitehurst Educator of the Year for 2016 is Delicia Martin
The Enge-Washington Intermediate Educator of the Year for 2016 is Crala Pringle
The Middle School Educator of the Year for 2016 is Brandy Ballard
The High School Educator of the Year for 2016 is Lacy Merrifield
The Citizen of the Year for 2016 is Mary Rand
The Youth Citizen of the Year for 2016 is Haley Defriend
The Woman of the Year for 2016 is Carol Jenkins
Thank you for choosing the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce website for keeping up to date on businesses and activities in the Groesbeck community. We provide current information on events, services and programs that are available through the Groesbeck Chamber members.
Home to around 4328 residents, Groesbeck is a great place to live and a great place to explore for a day or a weekend of history, nature, good food, shopping, and just plain fun. The bustling city in Central Texas, is rich in history, surrounded by recreation and overflowing with great people. It is home to great camping and fishing experiences at Lake Limestone and Ft. Parker State Park. While here you can check out historic Old Ft. Parker and the Confederate Reunion Grounds, all just minutes away. There are excellent medical and dental facilities, schools, a library, Limestone County fairgrounds, and a museum. And there's always that friendly home-grown atmosphere.
Groesbeck is located on State Highway 14 and 164, just 35 miles from IH 35 at Waco to the west, and only 30 miles from IH 45 to the east, we are 2.5 hours from Houston, and approximately 2 hours from Dallas.
The Groesbeck Area has a past, rich in history and a present, rich in community. We hope you will come and visit.
Please contact the Chamber at (254)-729-3894 for more information.
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LIMESTONE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
OPEN SATURDAYS: 10am - 2pm
Directors Meeting - First Tuesday of each month at 12 noon at the Groesbeck Convention Center.
Chamber Meeting - Second Thursday of each month at 12 noon. Groesbeck Convention Center
Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce Banquet - Saturday, January 21, 2017. Groesbeck Convention Center
Doors open at 6:00 PM Tickets $25 in advance; $25 at the door. Available at: Longbotham Furniture, Groesbeck Journal, Farmer's State Bank-Groesbeck, and the Chamber office.
SPRING PEDDLER'S MARKET - Saturday, April 1, 2017, Groesbeck Convention Center 9am - 2:00pm
2017 Fair & Youth Livestock Show Limestone County Fairgrounds. KICKOFF WEEKEND - MARCH 31st-April 1st
FAIR WEEK ACTIVITIES - APRIL 4TH-APRIL 8TH
Citywide Garage Sale - Saturday, April 22, 2017 Area Wide
Groesbeck Fiddle Fest - Saturday, May 6, 2017 Groesbeck Convention Center 11AM to 4PM. Open to Public (FREE)
(Masonic Lodge #354 will have BBQ Plates for sale during contest)
Lion's Club Car Show - Saturday, May 20, 2017 Groesbeck City Park
July 4th Celebration - Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Parade at 10:30am, downtown followed by Hawkins Park activities (vendors, games, food, and fun after parade until 1:00pm; Free Swimming at Groesbeck City Park (All Day), live music by "Knot Today" playing a large variety of Blues & Classic Rock) at 6:30pm and Fireworks Display at dark.
STORY TIME ADVENTURE with Linda Anders - At the Groesbeck Maffett Public Library, Tuesday, July 11th at 2:00 pm.
Snacks and Drinks will be provided. 2 year - 10 years. (Brought to you by LMC - Limestone Medical Center)
Building Bridges for Better Health - 5K Run/1 Mile Walk September 23, 2017 8:00 a.m. At the bridge (LCR 402 off
TX 14) between Mexia and Groesbeck. Sponsored by LMC Limestone Medical Center & Parkview Regional Hospital.
Registration forms available at LMC, Family Medical Center, and Parkview Regional Hospital or online at www.LMCHospital.com and www.ParkviewRegional.com For more information call (254)729-3281 or email email@example.com
Citywide Garage Sale - Saturday, September 30, 2017 Area Wide
Texas Bassmaster Team Trail Championship, September 30th - October 1st, 2017 Lake Limestone
MASONIC LODGE CORNERSTONE CEREMONY:
The Masonic Lodge will have a Cornerstone Ceremony at the Groesbeck Public Library on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 10:30am.
2017 ANNUAL GENEALOGY LOCK-IN:
In celebration of October as Family History Month, the Groesbeck Public Library will join the Genealogy Network of Texas (GNT) for a collaborative event on
Friday, October 20th from 10:30a.m. to 9:30p.m.
The GNT is a state-wide initiative to connect libraries and provide educational and research opportunities and is spearheaded by the Genealogy Center of the Waco-McLennan County Library. The GNT will provide a series of eight live streamed programs with up-to-date topics accessible at participating libraries and genealogical societies.
Programming includes something for everyone.
11am – 11:50am- Orphan Train Riders: Tracks to Texas & Beyond, All Aboard 1854 to 1929 with Paula Perkins kicks off the event.
12pm – 1:30pm- Beginner’s Guide to Documenting Your Family History with LaToya Devezin of the Austin History Center from can get you started or refresh you knowledge.
1:40pm – 2:40pm- Discover Local History through a Regional Depository with Laura Saegert of the Texas State Library & Archives from will address TSLAC’s regional depository program.
2:50pm – 3:50pm- My Texans during the Republic with Sharon Farnsworth answers questions about your Texas Republic era ancestors.
4:00pm - 5:00pm- Connecting Your DNA Matches with Diahan Southard from DNA is a hot topic, so don’t miss out!
6:00pm - 7:00pm- Researching Your Czech Immigrant Ancestor’s Background in the Old Fatherland with Dr. Miroslav Koudelka from the Czech Republic from 7:00pm – 8:10pm- Get the Scoop on Your Ancestors with Newspapers with Lisa Louise Cooke.
8:20pm – 9:30pm- Discovering Your WWI Ancestor: Sources & Resources with Earl Pogue winds up the evening.
The Groesbeck Public Library will open at 10:30am, and programming will begin at 11am, until 9:30pm. The genealogy research room and resources will be accessible throughout the entire program. Complimentary refreshments will be available throughout, along with door prizes. There will be a dinner break from 5pm to 6pm, during which various finger foods will be available. Representatives from lineage societies will be present at the event. For details and pre-registration, please call (254) 729-3667, or stop by the Groesbeck Public Library at 601 W Yeagua (Hwy 164W).
Groesbeck Homecoming Weekend - Ex Students Luncheon, Groesbeck Convention Center, October 14, 2017
American Stock Horse Association-ASHA Introductory Day-Limestone County Fairgrounds-Groesbeck, TX
Conducted by: Robert Hartley-ASHA President
October 27, 2017 and October 28, 2017 (please see our facebook page for more details)
Fall Holiday Market - Saturday, November 4, 2017 Groesbeck Convention Center
Annual Thanksgiving Trail Ride, November 23 - 26, 2017
Annual Christmas at the Fort Festival Rendezvous and Flying Field, December 7 - 10, 2017 Old Fort Parker Fort
Senior Citizens Dance, Groesbeck Convention Center Saturday, February 10, 2018
Spring Peddler's Market - Groesbeck Convention Center Saturday, April 14, 2018
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Check out the City of Groesbeck website for even more great resources! Also feel free to call the Chamber at anytime! (254)-729-3894
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Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 326, Groesbeck, TX 76642
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