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Welcome Ms. Jan Campbell New Chamber Secretary

Stop by and say hello when you have a minute.  We are very happy to announce my replacement and I know you’ll like her as much as we do!! 

New Member Aquilla Air

Please join us in welcoming Richard & Tracy Prater owners of Aquilla Air. They handle Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Residential & Commercial.

Please like them on Facebook



Thank  you!

Diana Reed
Executive Secretary -Treasurer
Lake Whitney Chamber Of Commerce


Ranking in Google Maps: How to fix your Local Listings

Fixing your business’ citations will be one of the most powerful things you can do to grow your business.  It’s free, it’s easy, and doesn’t take much time.

If you’ve never done this for your business before, you may find you have to fix your profile on 10 or more sites.  Do not lose faith or get  demotivated.  Instead, make a simple plan, and whatever you do, keep going.  Try claiming and fixing 3 of your profiles each day for a week.

The good news is, most of your competitors will not know these strategies, and so something as simple as the tactics above could be the thing that gets you on the map and gets your phone ringing.

If you’ve made it through each of the citation sites, and want more easy steps to grow your business, keep an eye out for our upcoming guides on getting reviews, optimizing your website to rank, and others.

In this beginner’s guide, we’ll take you step-by-step through the most effective strategies for getting found in Google Maps during a local search. This is the How and Where to Update your Listings guide


Lake Whitney Arts Association Chamber Quarterly “Meet & Greet”.


On Tuesday, June 9, 2015 the Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce was invited to Lake Whitney Arts Association, 500 S. Bosque in Whitney for the Quarterly “Meet & Greet”.

Light refreshments were served and we were able to see scrapbooks, photos, a current play in rehearsal set and the actors who are starring in the July production.

President Ed Sanders, the Lake Whitney Arts board and members of the Chamber were present for a very nice gathering.

Call 254-694-5105 for more information on the balance of the theater season and a big THANK YOU for holding our Quarterly event from the Officers, Board of Directors and members of the Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce.


Diana Reed
Executive Secretary -Treasurer
Lake Whitney Chamber Of Commerce

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Lake Whitney Arts’ production of GOOD HELP IS SO HARD TO MURDER by Pat Cook

Lake Whitney Arts’ production of GOOD HELP IS SO HARD TO MURDER by Pat Cook runs April 25th thru May 3rd.  Featured in the cast are Kitty Marbut, Gail Warren, Becca Bilz, Delores Gandy, Cindy Parks, Jennifer Patin and Donna Booth.

This hilarious romp finds Delilah, who is convinced that the maid ‘knows too much’ about her family’s shady past, plotting to do away with her.  A visit from the local psychic warns that a tragedy is about to occur.  Delilah decides that a drop or two of the right chemistry in the maid’s bedside tea might do the trick.

Just when it looks like the deed is done, the Grim Reaper makes a timely appearance.  Officer Judy arrives to help resolve this farce, but it’s the parrot that solves the crime !!

Tickets, which go on sale March 25, will be available in Whitney at Kitty’s Lakeside Barbers, the Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce, The Movie Shop and online at www.LakeWhitneyArts.org.


Boys & Girls Club First Annual Breakfast of Champions


You are invited to the first annual Breakfast of Champions to be held Thursday, April 9th , at the First United Methodist Church (Family Life Center) in Hillsboro, from 7:30-9am.   Join your peers to learn how the Boys & Girls Club of Hill County is impacting kids in your community.

The keynote speaker is former Dallas Cowboy D.D. Lewis who grew up as a club kid in Knoxville, Tennessee.   D.D. will share the impact the Boys & Girls Club had on his life, and the influence a local club has its youth and community.

The Hillsboro Independent School District and The First Baptist Church of Hillsboro have both demonstrated a champion’s spirit in their efforts to positively impact Hill County youth.  We are pleased to honor both groups during our breakfast.

Individual tickets for the breakfast are $25, and $200 to sponsor a table of six.  Table sponsors will receive recognition at the event.   We hope you will come and invite others who share our passion for the youth of Hill County.

Seating is limited, so you must RSVP before April 3rd.    You have four methods to purchase tickets:

  • Email: pavelkse@gmail.com to order tickets before April 3rd
  • Mail: Mail your check to Boys & Girls Club of Hill County, PO Box 554, Hillsboro, TX 76645 before March 30th
  • Chamber: You may visit the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce Monday – Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm to purchase tickets before April 3rd
  • Call: Sarah Pavelka at 254.707.7337 or Bill Siddons at 254.582.1436 before April 3rd


Bill Siddons, III CVO

Free Concert Dr. Tony Evans Along with Israel & the New Breed

FreeconcertFree Concert with an 800 + Choir, Dr. Tony Evans, speaker   Bring canned goods for admission to be donated to Missions at Waco Gov. Abbott to attend along with Israel & the New Breed leading the music worship. Baylor’s McClane Stadium  Palm Sunday March 29th. 5pm to 7pm.  Plenty of parking with shuttle service.

Hewitt’s Annual Dog Days of Summer

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Hewitt — The dogs will have their day at Hewitt’s annual Dog Days of Summer Canine Event sponsored by the City of Hewitt, Hewitt Public Library and the Friends of the Hewitt Public Library. The weekend will kick off with music provided by the Morticians on Friday night June 19th, at 7:30 PM. Then on Saturday, June 20th from 9am until 1pm we will host a morning filled with demonstrations, education, music, fur-photographs and a lot of fun activities at 801 Hewitt Drive, Hewitt Park.

Waynette Ditto, Library Director for Hewitt Public Library said “this free event will provide the local and extended community with a fun family day where they can enjoy a variety of activities, learn from experts, and connect with other dog lovers.”

The celebration will include the traditional doggie fun and a Winnie dog race contest. The Houston Disc Dogs will present three performances throughout the morning as well as herding demonstrations. Attendees will enjoy a canine fashion show, performances by canines, “Glam fur” photographs, canine contests, and a vendor area. Pet rescue groups, pet care information, and pet adoptions will be available.

It is a fundraising event for the library, but most importantly it’s about getting the pet owners to celebrate with their dogs. Admission for visitors is free. But, there will be a small fee to enter dogs in the various contests. We will also accept donations of dry dog food to be distributed to participating shelters. We are seeking sponsorships as well as vendors to participate. We are also asking for participation from local organizations and clubs too.

Anyone interested in volunteering or sharing ideas should call 254-666-2442 or visit our Facebook page at Hewitt’s Dog Days of Summer.


LWPL March Newsletter

This month’s newsletter contains a lot of great information including news on LWPL being selected as one of four libraries in Texas as a recipient for the 2015 J. Frank Dobie Library Trust Award! As always, feel free to download the attached copy and distribute as you see fit.  For copies of our previous newsletter, be sure to visit our website here!

Amanda Suiters
Lake Whitney Public Library
P.O. Box 1158
602 E. Jefferson Ave.
Whitney, TX 76692

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