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The holiday season is here! With that comes different festivities, including some longstanding traditions as well as some new options to celebrate the season while being safe and supporting local businesses. One annual Christmas event that Terrell residents look forward to each year is the Stanley Ballard Senior Christmas Parade. We plan to move forward…

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Terrell Chamber Online Auction a Success Often people resist change. We get comfortable with things being a certain way and the thought of changing can be terrifying. Sometimes, though, we are forced to make changes. Nearly everyone has been forced to change in some way in 2020, both individually and in the way we do…

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A New Look for the Civic Auction You may have heard by now that the 39th Annual Civic Auction will be completely online this year. After 39 years of successful in-person auctions, we had to make the difficult decision to switch formats for the safety of everyone involved. Our typical auction draws about 800 attendees…

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Patience and Support Are Key as Another School Year Begins This week Terrell students began a new school year. As most things in 2020 have gone, it’s not the typical first day back to school. Some have opted for at-home learning. Others are returning to the classroom. Some are doing a combination of the two.…

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Versatility is Key for 2020 Civic Auction Planning It’s hard to believe that we just flipped the calendar to August 2020. August is always a very busy month for us at the Terrell Chamber of Commerce. A month where we begin to eagerly promote and hastily prepare for our annual Civic Auction, which takes place…

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Welcome Back, Terrell Just a few weeks ago, Governor Abbott issued an executive order to begin reopening Texas. During Phase 1, restaurants, retailers, malls, theaters, museums and libraries could reopen at 25% capacity. Within a week, salons, barber shops and tanning salons were added to that list. Now we’ve entered Phase 2, which allows gyms,…

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Small Businesses Continue to Fight to Survive COVID-19 Small businesses are the lifeline of our community. We like to constantly reiterate that 68 cents of every dollar spent in Terrell stays in Terrell. It’s a cyclical pattern – you spend your money at a local restaurant, they pay their employees who live in Terrell, those…

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Surviving COVID-19: Advice for Local Businesses What a whirlwind the last few weeks has been for our nation. We are all faced with unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We at the Chamber of Commerce have been in touch with many of our members and know first-hand they are all trying to figure out…

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Connecting Terrell In my December column I reflected on all the change that took place with the Chamber in 2019 and mentioned we have a lot of exciting things planned for 2020 that will allow us to better serve our members. In the fall we surveyed our members. We wanted to learn things from them…

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There is Much to Celebrate in Terrell In a couple of weeks, we will have the opportunity to honor local businesses and individuals who have made a positive impact on our community at our annual luncheon. The 112th Annual Membership Meeting & Industrial Recognition Luncheon will take place on Monday, February 17 at 11:30 a.m. at…

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