Events for October 2014
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Oct 04   Family Day at the Lehnis Railroad Museum
The first Saturday of every month is Family Day at the Lehnis Railroad Museum!  The museum will present a special interpretive program at 11:00 a.m.  The first program will be a tour of the caboose, plus the Lehnis Heart of Texas Model Railroad Club will be working on the new permanent model railroad layout and will be available for questions.
Date:   October 4, 2014
Time:   12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:  
Martin & Frances Lehnis Railroad Museum
700 E. Adams St.
Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   325-643-6376
Email:   mirving@ci.brownwood.tx.us
Date/Time Details:  
The first Saturday of every month
10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
Fees/Admission:  
Special Low Admission  $2 for ages 5 and over
                                             Ages 5 and under are free
Oct 04   City Wide Clean-Up
October 4th from 8:00AM till 1:00PM under the Austin Ave overpass. Near the intermediate school.
Date:   October 4, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   City Hall 325-646-5775
Oct 04   St. Mary Catholic Church Fall Festival
Live and silent auction, music and raffles, car show, children's activities, cake walk, food, and dancing! All proceeds go for the renovation of the Parish hall.
Date:   October 4, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Location:   St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church  1103 Main Avenue
Contact:   325-646-7455
Date/Time Details:   11am -8pm  Live music for dance is 6pm-8pm
Oct 07   National Night Out
First Annual Brownwood/Brown County National Night Out. 
  > Get to know your neighbors
  > Meet with law enforcement and elected officials
  > Enjoy food and fellowship
  > Learn about Neighborhood Watch programs in your area 
 
Law Enforcement Partners:
 # Brownwood Police Department
 # Brown County Sheriff’s Office
 # Early Police Department
 # Bangs Police Department
 
Community Partners:
 * Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
 
Presented by Heart of Texas Crime Stoppers

Gold Sponsors: 3M Company, Allegiance Ambulance, Wal-Mart

Silver Sponsors: ATMOS Energy, Heart of Texas EMS, KYOX, Oncor, TexasBank and Weldon Wilson Electric

Goodie bags provided by Thrivent Financial
Date:   October 7, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location:  
Neighborhood Parties in all parts of the community
Contact:   Ray Tipton 325-646-9535
Email:   marketing@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:  
First Tuesday of October
5:30 to 8:30 PM
Fees/Admission:  
Potluck Picnic with your Neighbors
  (bring enough for your family--then everyone shares)
Oct 07   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 15 years of age.
Date:   October 7, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Melanie Naylor 325-647-8543
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $15 per session
Oct 08   2nd Quarter YLBC Luncheon - Sponsored by Blaylock Funeral Home
Join the Young Leaders of Brown County for the 2nd Quarter Luncheon presented by Blaylock Funeral Home .  This event will feature Jill Evans from Family Services Center.  Jill will share with the group about the importance of volunteerism and the many opportunities to volunteer in the Brown County Area.  The program will begin at 12:00 PM and lunch will be provided.  Register online at brownwoodchamber.org or call Missi Malone at 325-646-9535. 
Date:   October 8, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Ranger College Meeting Room
Brownwood Chamber Office
600 E. Depot    
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, October 8th
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM    
Fees/Admission:   Free
Oct 09   Spay-ghetti Dinner
Spay-ghetti Dinner is a spaghetti dinner. The food is prepared and donated by local restaurants, caterers, and bakeries. Thanks to our sponsors, 100% of the money from this event goes to Corinne T. Smith Animal Center's spay/neuter account, to help put an end to pet homelessness and pet overpopulation. It's a delicious way to help the animals in our community.
Date:   October 9, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Website:   http://ctsanimalcenter.org
Location:   Adams Street Community Center 511 East Adams Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   For more information, call Freda Day at 325-642-1755
Email:   browncountyhumanesociety@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   October 9, 2014, from 5pm to 7:30pm.
Fees/Admission:   $10 pet ticket
Oct 11   Brownwood Environmental Fair
Keep Brownwood Beautiful and Brownwood Area Community Garden are teaming up for this event in Riverside Park. There will be short classes and demonstrations, products and services, a fundraising raffle and well as kid's activities and refreshments. Booth reservation form and sponsorship information can be acquired by calling Cary Perrin at 325-641-0533
Date:   October 11, 2014
Location:   Riverside park
Contact:   Cary Perrin 325-641-0533 or Daniel Graham 325-641-9029
Email:   caryleigh@verizon.net
Date/Time Details:   October 11, 2014
Oct 14   Your Attitude is Showing
In today's complex business environment learning to work with people in a positive way accelerates achievement of organizational goals. Ways you will benefit from this two part program: *Understand the role of attitudes in the hiring process, onboarding, coaching and conflict resolution *Identify strengths & areas to be developed in people management *Building & sustaining trust at work *Receive your personalized Attitude preferences report

‘Your Attitude is Showing’ Two-Part Seminar"
Date:   October 14, 2014
Time:   08:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Website:   http://www.PeopleSmartTools.com
Location:   October 14th: Early Chamber of Commerce October 21st: Brownwood Chamber of Commerce
Contact:   To register call Jim Rooney at 325-642-1116 Pre-registration required by October 1st
Email:   jim@peoplesmarttools.com
Date/Time Details:   October 14th 8:30-11:45 a.m. October 21st 8:30-11:45 a.m.
Fees/Admission:   $149 per person $135 per person for 2 or more from the same organization Includes personalized online report & workbook/reference book and light breakfast
Oct 14   Better Breathers Club
The Better Breathers Club sponsored by the America Lung Association and Brownwood Regional Medical Center will be meeting the 2nd Tuesday of every month.  Learn about your lungs and a better way to live.  Refreshments will be served.
Date:   October 14, 2014
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location:  
Brownwood Regional Medical Center
Classroom 1
Contact:   Anne Winkelmann or Helen Hutchins 325-641-2960
Date/Time Details:  
2nd Tuesday of every month
2PM - 3PM
Fees/Admission:  
No Fee
Oct 14   Young Leaders Monthly Social - Chili's Grill and Bar
Join us at Chili's Grill and Bar for the February Monthly Social hosted by the Young Leaders of Brown County!  Stop by between 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM for appetizers, drinks and meeting new friends!
Date:   October 14, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Chili's Grill and Bar
210 E. Commerce St.
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, February 11th
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Oct 14   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 15 years of age.
Date:   October 14, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Melanie Naylor 325-647-8543
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $15 per session
Oct 16   October Business After Hours - TRC - Not Completed
Date:   October 16, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Oct 17   October Luncheon Featuring Brownwood Regional Medical Center
The October Chamber luncheon will feature Brownwood Regional Medical Center CEO Chip Camp outlining the impact of recent healthcare changes and a new programs at the hospital.     

Presenting sponsor : Abilene Regional Airport

Table Sponsors : CT Promotional Products, Heartland Mall and Senior Care of Brownwood
Date:   October 17, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Country Club
Contact:   RSVP through the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:  

Friday, October 17th
Buffet opens at 11:30 AM and program begins at noon.

Fees/Admission:   $12 payable at the door
Oct 18   Pioneer Days in Early
Old Tyme family fun. activities include chuck wagon cooking, blacksmith, gunfighting, re-enactors, 5K run or dye and live on stage..Charlie Robinson!
Date:   October 18, 2014
Website:   http://www.EarlyChamber.com
Location:   104 E. Industrial Drive, Early
Contact:   877-643-7243 325-649-9317
Date/Time Details:   10/18/2014
Oct 19   Heart of Texas Dutch Oven Society Monthly Meeting
The group gets together monthly to cook, share recipes and do demonstrations.  Members may learn about the latest techniques and equipment.
 
Public is welcome.
Date:   October 19, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwood.com
Location:  
Riverside Park for January meeting.  Future locations TBA.
Contact:   Mansel Clay
Email:   trevmclay1@verizon.net
Date/Time Details:  
Start at 10 AM--finish approximately 2:00 or so.
Fees/Admission:  
No charge.
Oct 21   Your Attitude is Showing
(Second part in a 2-part seminar)
In today's complex business environment learning to work with people in a positive way accelerates achievement of organizational goals. Ways you will benefit from this two part program: *Understand the role of attitudes in the hiring process, onboarding, coaching and conflict resolution *Identify strengths & areas to be developed in people management *Building & sustaining trust at work *Receive your personalized Attitude preferences report

‘Your Attitude is Showing’ Two-Part Seminar"
Date:   October 21, 2014
Time:   08:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Website:   http://www.PeopleSmartTools.com
Location:   October 21st: Brownwood Chamber of Commerce
Contact:   To register call Jim Rooney at 325-642-1116 Pre-registration required by October 1st
Email:   jim@peoplesmarttools.com
Date/Time Details:   . October 21st 8:30-11:45 a.m.
Fees/Admission:   $149 per person $135 per person for 2 or more from the same organization Includes personalized online report & workbook/reference book and light breakfast
Oct 21   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 15 years of age.
Date:   October 21, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Melanie Naylor 325-647-8543
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $15 per session
Oct 23   Fall Movie Night - Hosted by YLBC
Gather your family, a blanket and join us for the 2nd Annual Fall Movie Night hosted by the Young Leaders of Brown County.  This year the feature film will be The Sandlot, a family favorite! 

All are welcome, so bring your friends and family for a free movie on the plaza!  We will have pizza, popcorn and drinks for all to enjoy for free!
Date:   October 23, 2014
Location:   Depot Plaza
600 E. Depot St.
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, October 23rd
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   Free!
Oct 28   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 15 years of age.
Date:   October 28, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Melanie Naylor 325-647-8543
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $15 per session
Oct 31   3rd Annual Trick or Treat Trail
Join us for the 3rd Annual Trick or Treat Trail sponsored by the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and Wendlee Broadcasting.  All the fun will kick-off at 5:00 PM in Depot Plaza area located at 600 E. Depot.  Local businesses will gather for two hours handing out goodies/candy and offering games and fun for all ages! 

This year will also feature a Halloween Costume Contest!  Click here for the entry form.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Depot Plaza
600 E. Depot St.
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Friday, October 31st    
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM    
Fees/Admission:   FREE!