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The Summer of New

Carlton Tidwell

The Summer of New   The past year gave us many opportunities to evaluate and change the way we do things at the Terrell Chamber of Commerce.  For instance, the July 4th celebration offered new attractions and a new location.  After decades of hosting fireworks at Ben Gill Park, we relocated to Terrell Municipal Airport…

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Was it really a sacrifice?

Was it really a sacrifice? There were times in the last year or so that I thought we were really having to sacrifice due to what was going on around us with the pandemic.  Businesses closed down, no travel, difficult to find what you needed for your home.  Of course, you follow that up with…

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What would Nona Say?

What would Nona Say? I am kind of a history nut. My kids thought our TV only had the History Channel. Knowing in many ways history tends to repeat itself, I find myself looking back at what has happened in the past century. I had the privilege of a grandmother (Nona), Marie Miller, that lived…

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Jubilee is Back

Jubilee is Back If you’ve driven past Terrell Memorial Stadium this week, you’ve probably noticed the carnival rides in the parking lot. It’s a welcome sight for sore these eyes, and I know it is for many others of you as well. To say we are thrilled to welcome back the Terrell Jubilee after having…

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A Business Choice: Mask or No Mask

A Business Choice: Mask or No Mask Last week when the Governor announced that it’s time for Texas to reopen, there were mixed reactions. As a Chamber, we have member businesses both large and small. They each have different protocols and concerns as it relates to preventing the spread of COVID. There’s no doubt that…

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Chamber Membership: An Essential Investment

Chamber Membership: An Essential Investment Chances are you know a business owner. Perhaps you are one yourself. So, I do not have to tell you just how hard this pandemic has been on businesses, especially small ones. What I can tell you is we at the Terrell Chamber of Commerce remain committed to being an…

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2021: A False Start

2021: A False Start If you are like me, you could not wait for 2021 to get here! After the 2020 we had we all figured it could only get better, right? Perhaps we were a little too eager and got off to a false start. Or maybe it wasn’t us…maybe our opponent (pandemic or…

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2020: The Year that Made Us Stronger

2020: The Year that Made Us Stronger Almost a year ago I wrote a column called “2019: A Year of Change,” which reflected on the many changes we experienced internally at the Chamber last year. If you had told me then that all of those changes in 2019 wouldn’t hold a candle to 2020 and…

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Christmas in Terrell: A Time for New

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

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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