Chamber Happenings & Events

Below are some of the major events held by the Brenham/Washington County Chamber of Commerce.  View details about the events, including sponsors and photo slide shows.  Enjoy!!




"TAILGATE PARTY"  Washington County's favorite Fun-draiser

Tailgate flyer 8-7-18 pg 1

Click Here for Sponsorship & Auction Donation Information.


SMALL BUSINESS FORUM

A high-impact half-day for business owners, managers and civic leaders.

Click Here for the 2018 Forum agenda and Business of the Year Award winners.


CHAMBER & EDF ANNUAL BANQUET

An elegant banquet is held each year to recognize the volunteer efforts of the Chamber and EDF Board of Directors and the Blue Blazers.  A major highlight of the evening is the announcement of the Man & Woman of the Year awards.  (Click here to view a list of Past Recipients.)

The 2018 Annual Banquet was held Tuesday, January 30.  The featured speaker was Dr. Henry Musoma of the Mays Business School Texas A&M University System.  The 2017 "Man and Woman of the Year" are Dr. Heather Thielemann and Dr. Donald Draehn.


NETWORKING & BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS!

Chamber members are invited to monthly networking events to meet new business contacts and learn about what's going on in the community.  Admission to virtually all events is included with membership dues.

Schedule for 2018:

January 18 - Connect After 5 - Bank of Brenham - 5-7pm  PHOTOS

January 25 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Independence Coffee - 5-7pm

February 13 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Boys and Girls Club - 7:45am  PHOTOS

February 15 - Connect After 5 - Select Furnishings - 5-7pm PHOTOS

February 22 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Home Sweet Farm - 5-7pm

March 22 - Connect After 5 - Texas Home Health - 5-7pm PHOTOS

March 29 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Thyme... a day spa & salon - 5-7pm

April 12 - Connect After 5 - Brenham National Bank - 5-7pm PHOTOS

April 19 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Jet Set Chocolates - 5-7pm

May 8 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Boys and Girls Club - 7:45  PHOTOS

May 17 - Connect After 5 - Blinn Foundation - 5-7pm PHOTOS

May 24 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Roux St., 5-7pm

June 21 - Connect After 5 - Seidel Schroeder - 5-7pm  PHOTOS

July 12 - Connect After 5 - Appel Ford - 5-7pm PHOTOS

July 26 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Brenham Elks Lodge, 5-7pm

August 7 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Citizens State Bank PHOTOS

August 16 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Brenham National Bank, 5-7pm

August 30 - Connect After 5 - PlanNorth Architecture - 5-7pm

September 27 - Connect After 5 - Baylor Scott and White Medical Center - 5-7pm

October - Connect After 5 - Brenham Clinic - 5-7pm

November 15 - Connect After 5 - Kruse Village - 5-7pm

December 6 - Connect After 5 - Heritage Texas Country Properties - 5-7pm


Held in 2017:

January 17 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Seidel Schroeder 5-7pm
January 19 - Connect After 5 - Bank of Brenham - 5-7pm PHOTOS
February 16 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Mill Creek Custom Homes - 7:45am
February 16 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Brenham National Bank 5-7pm
February 23 - Connect After 5 - City of Brenham, Simon/Barnhill Center, 5-7pm PHOTOS
March 9 - Connect After 5 - Select Furnishings, 5-7pm PHOTOS
March 30 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - DI Truck and Trailer Repair 5:30-7:30pm
April 13 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Roux St. 5-7pm
April 20 - Connect After 5 -  Brenham National Bank, 5-7pm PHOTOS
May 2 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Personnel Services - 7:45am  PHOTOS
May 16 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Hyundai 5-7pm
May 18 - Connect After 5 -  Blinn College Foundation, 5-7pm  PHOTOS
June 15 - Connect After 5 - Baylor Scott & White, 5-7pm PHOTOS
June 22 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Back Lot Gallery 5-7pm
July 13  - Connect After 5 - Appel Ford, 5-7pm PHOTOS
July 20 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Brenham Country Club
August 8 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - Citizens State Bank - 7:45am  PHOTOS
August 22 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Tegeler Toyota 5-7pm
August 17 - Connect After 5 - RE/MAX Advantage @ LJ's BBQ., 5-7pm PHOTOS
September 14 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - RE/MAX Advantage, 5-7pm
September 28 - Connect After 5 - CHI St. Joseph, 5-7pm PHOTOS
October 12 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - LJ's BBQ, 5-7pm
October 26 - Connect After 5 - Brenham Clinic, 5-7pm  PHOTOS
November 7 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Saddlehorn Winery, 5:30-7:30
November 14 - Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast - BSSCL - 7:45am PHOTOS
November 16 - Connect After 5 hosted by Kruse Village, 5-7pm PHOTOS
December 7 - Connect After 5 - Heritage Texas Country Properties, 5-7pm  PHOTOS
December 14 - YPO Networking Happy Hour and "Ugly Holiday Sweater" Party - Bank of Brenham, 5-7pm


Held in 2016

January 21 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Fitness (Market St. Location) - 5-7pm PHOTOS
January 22 - YPO Happy Hour - Ninety Six West - 5-7pm
February 16 - "Wake Up, Washington County" Networking Breakfast hosted by Ant Street Inn - 7:45am PHOTOS
February 25 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Heritage Museum - 5-7pm PHOTOS
March 10 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Nursing & Rehabilitation - 5-7pm PHOTOS
March 17 - YPO Happy Hour - Pleasant Hill Winery - 5-7pm
April 14 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham National Bank & Blinn College Alumni & Friends Assoc. - 5-7pm PHOTOS
April 21 - YPO Happy Hour - Brazos Valley Brewing Company - 5-7pm
April 27 - Administrative Professionals' Appreciation Luncheon - Blinn College Student Center. Featured speaker Rebekah Gregory.
May 3 - "Wake Up, Washington County!" Networking Breakfast hosted by Brenham Christian Academy, 7:45 am PHOTOS
May 4 - YPO Lunch & Learn - Edward Jones - Katie Matthews, noon
May 19 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Blinn College Foundation - 5-7pm PHOTOS
June 15 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - RE/MAX Advantage - 5-7pm
June 23 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center PHOTOS
July 20 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - DI Truck & Trailer Repair - 5-7pm
July 21 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Appel Ford 5-7pm PHOTOS
August 4 - "Business After Hours" hosted by CHI St. Joseph - 5-7pm PHOTOS
August 11 - "Wake Up, Washington County!" Networking Breakfast hosted by Faith Mission's Cannery Kitchen 7:45 am PHOTOS
August 17 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Bank of Brenham - 5-7pm
Sept 22 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Home Sweet Farm Market & Biergarten - 5-7pm
Sept 29 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Hermann Furniture, 5-7pm PHOTOS
Oct 6 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Wild Bills - 5:30-7:30pm
Oct 27 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Brenham Clinic, 5-7pm PHOTOS
Nov 10 - "Wake Up, Washington County!" Networking Breakfast hosted by Brenham State Supported Living Center 7:45am PHOTOS
Nov 10 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - 291 Ice House, 5-7pm
Nov 17 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Kruse Village, 5-7pm PHOTOS
Dec 1 - "Business After Hours" hosted by Heritage Texas Country Properties, 5-7pm PHOTOS
Dec 6 - YPO Networking Happy Hour - Discount Trees, 5-7pm

 

 

All members receive invitations or email notices, approximately 2-4 weeks prior to each date.  For more information at any time, please call or email us!