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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Page HERALDZEITUNG Sunday August NB chamber programs recognized with state honors SPECIAL TO THE HERALOZErruNo The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Inc was recognized July 27 with multiple Awards in statewide competition at the annual conference of the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Association In addition the Texas Festivals and Events Association bestowed three marketing awards on the chambers convention and visi tors bureau July 15 The chambers advertising cam paign was named Best in Show competing against 186 entries ffom around the state In addi tion the chambers office park brochure and direct mail piece received a first place award as Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce con vention and visitors bureau director Judy Young shows off the three awards received from the Texas Festivals and Events Association Photo submitted BRIEFS Womens chamber plans retreat The New Braunfels Womens Chamber of Commerce is hosting a members only overnight retreat on Aug 12 The retreats purpose is to cele brate the upcoming fouryear anniversary of the Womens Chamber which has more than 100 active members The main speaker will be Ginger Purdy founder of the San Antonio Womens Chamber of Commerce and Network Power Melissa Graham owner of Survival Women will lead a series of ropes courses and host a mystery dinner that evening The Womens Chambers annu al dues are and the focus of the chamber is helping women business owners through network ing and educational programs All are welcome to join whether in business or hoping to be For information enjoining call Jo Burgess at 6085042 Hotel occupancy posts big increase Hotel occupancy results are in for the second quarter posting a 15 percent increase over 1999 the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce reported April May and June comprise fhe second quarter and this increase was recorded despite jnedia coverage of the low flow conditions on the Guadalupe River Busy week slated for Blue Coats Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce chair Dennis Heitkamp and Chamber Blue Coats will assist Beds Inc with a grand opening ribbon cut ting ceremony at 10 Wednesday at 381 Landa St The Blue Coats also will attend a ground breaking ceremony for Eden Home Chapel The ceremo ny will take place at 10 Thursday on the campus of Eden Home 631 Lakeview Blvd well as the chambers Internet site The chambers yearfo review video and directory received third place awards There were only five cham bers in the state of Texas that were multiple award winners and only the McAllen chamber gar nered more awards The Greater New Braunfels Chamber received the second most awards and tied McAllen for awards in the most said Michael Meek president of the local chamber Other multiple award winners were Station and Odessa with three each and San Angelo with two The Texas Association of Business and Chambers of Commerce also bestowed local Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce presi dent Michael Meek left receives a TCCE Media Award from TCCE president Henry Bell Meek and Bell were classmates at the SMU Institute for Organizational Management between 1989 94 Photo submitted Subscribe to the HeraldZeitung 6259144 Chamber Achievement Awards in five categories including educa tion economic development gov ernment affairs community development and best new pro gram The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Incs Texas Legislative Conference received the Local Chamber Achievement Award in the field of Governmental Affairs The conference will celebrate its 35th year next March in the New Braunfels Civic Center The Texas Festivals and Events Association had its annual con ference on July 15 in Arlington The local chambers was recognized for Best Direct Mail Piece for its Festtage in New Braunfels program Best Press Kit for Festtage in New Braunfels and finally Outstanding Accomplishment in Festival and Event Promotion for its Trees for the envi ronmental program Trees for the was a postOctober 1998 flood recovery event It sponsored more than 300 trees to replace flood damaged or lost trees in the area The award winning direct mail piece showcased the fall and win ter events for New Braunfels with emphasis on Wurstfest and the Festtage in New Braunfels calen dar of events The direct mail piece series was developed as a result of the 1995 conversion study with an emphasis on devel oping a direct marketing concept to reach the consumer The Texas Festivals and Events Association represents the top entertainment and tourism organizations in Texas Beauty MARY KAY and brains From gorgeous makeup to breakthrough skin care Feelgood fragrances to scientifically advanced formulas Mary Kay has all you need to look great and live smart Opportunist Available Independent Sates Director Taml Smith EVERYTHING Plus Areas largest variety of Discount Cigarettes 151 IH35 New Braunfels 6067381 Open Mon Sat 9 Sun 109 MCHIDOM per carton 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