Harlan Hohertz receives an honor from Mayor Robert Mangrum for is service to the EEDC

Harlan Hohertz _ Mayor

Harlan Hohertz receives an honor from Mayor Robert Mangrum for is service to the EEDC. Harlan served from 2012-2015 on the Board of Directors. Thank you Harlan for committing your time to making  Early a great place to work and live. Your hours of dedicated service have made a difference in our community.

Harlan and Family

Quilter’s Hide Out Ribbon Cutting


Early Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon cutting for Quilter’s Hide Out on November 21, 2015. Quilter’s Hide Out is for all things quilting. Quilting supplies, batting, fabric, tools, yarn and classes are all available at Quilter’s Hide Out. There will be more class’s available, for more information contact Vita at the Quilting Store 325-643-2800. Early Chamber of Commerce is glad to have the Quilter’s Hide Out as a part of our community.

Early Chamber of Commerce Open House Set for December 17th

Open House 2015

Early Chamber of Commerce is kicking off their Open House December 17th from 6-8pm. We will have our Members showcasing their businesses at the Chamber so that you can get your last minute Christmas shopping done!

We will be having Christmas caroling, hot chocolate, Pictures with Santa, Early Choirs, and Early Jazz band coming to help us.

We will also have Lots of Drawings!!!!

If you bring Canned Goods or a Toy you will EARN extra Tickets for the drawings!

Bring your families and come enjoy some family time and Remember what the Christmas Season is truly about!

Leland’s Recognized as October’s Business Spotlight of the Month


Early Chamber of Commerce recognized as Leland’s as October’s Business Spotlight of the month. Leland’s offers a full line of Cabins and customizable living spaces to meet your need. Contact them today for a FREE factory tour. These Cabins are great for: Primary Living Spaces, Resort Cabins, Hunting Cabins, Ranch Cabins, Second Homes and more. Lelands also offers a full line of Man Camps for the oil fields. Leland’s is more than just about storage barns or sheds. It’s about organizing and protecting your stuff. Go by and see what Leland’s has to offer 109 East Industrial Dr Early TX 76802 Phone: 325-203-1609

Citizen’s National Bank Honored as October’s Business of the Month

Citizens BOM

Early Chamber of Commerce honored Citizen’s National Bank as October Business of the Month. Citizens National Bank has been serving their customers over 75 years. They have established themselves in central Texas as a leader among financial institutions. Many have come to know and trust Citizens National Bank.

Citizens National Bank made a commitment to their customers and their community, which is one reason they stand apart from the others. Nestled in the heart of central Texas, Citizens National Bank prides themselves in being an active part of their surrounding area. They support many organizations that benefit people both locally and nationally.

The employees of Citizens National Bank are encouraged to participate in activities that make Brownwood and many of its surrounding areas a better place to live. They feel that their customers deserve a financial institution that desires to be a helping hand to our community.

October Business of the Month – KOXE


Early Chamber of Commerce honored KOXE as October’s Business of the Month. KOXE is Brownwood’s #1 radio station playing the hottest country hits. Listen to today’s hits along with the golden country classics. KBWD 1380 AM is KOXE’s sister station. Magic 1380 KBWD plays adult contemporary #1 songs from the 60’s through the 90’s.

KBWD was the first radio station in Brownwood beginning in 1941. KOXE, the most powerful radio station allowed by law, was put on the air in 1975 and booms it’s powerful 100,000 watt signal to everyone in Brownwood’s trade area of 10 counties and 130,000 people. Thank you KOXE for all you do for our Community!

October Business Spotlight


The Early Chamber of Commerce presented the Brownwood Bulletin with Business spotlight on October 28. Brownwood Bulletin is a multi-media information company that has been serving Brown County for 110 years. The print edition of the Bulletin publishes six days a week and the electronic edition publishes seven. In addition, BNI, operates a printing facility in Brownwood that provides printing services for many publications in the Central Texas area.

The Brownwood Bulletins mission is to provide reliable, accurate and verifiable information to the readers and viewers in Brown County and the surrounding areas that we serve. If you have not been able to take a tour of the Brownwood Bulletin you should take a few minutes with your family and go take a tour! We learned alot of history behind the Bulletin and we were able to see where the paper is actually printed, sorted, and distributed. We are glad to have the Bulletin as a part of the Early Chamber.

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October Ambassador of the Month

Kendyl Simmons

Early Chamber of Commerce announced Kendyl Simons as October Ambassador of the Month. Kendyl was born in Atlanta, Georgia and moved to Farmington, New Mexico, as a baby. She moved to Brownwood in August 2010 to attend Howard Payne. She grew to love the area so much, she decided to call Brownwood her home. She graduated in May of 2014 with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing and the Guy D. Newman Honors Academy. In July of 2014, Kendyl got engaged to Matthew Simons, of Bangs. She then moved to Phoenix, Arizona to get her Masters of Science in Global Marketing from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, an international business school. She graduated in May and moved to Bangs. Kendyl and Matthew got married in June and she began working for the Center for Life Resources as the Public Relations Coordinator, my current position. Kendyl helps manage the Center’s marketing and social media efforts as well as our community outreach and fundraising endeavors. In house, she help with events and produce the monthly newsletter and other publications. She really enjoy’s working at CFLR, there are great people there who are passionate about what they do, and it is great knowing that you work for an organization that helps people every day. Kendyl is a new Ambassador of the Early Chamber of Commerce and we are so happy to have her in our Community.

Redstone Park Round-Up


Redstone Park Round-Up

Partners with Encompass Home Health


Jacob’s Family Pharmacy, Heart Of Texas EMS, West Central Texas Council of Government, Walmart Vision Center, Holiday Inn, Integra Care Home Health, Abilene Behavioral Health, Interim Hospice, CMS Home Health, Cross Timbers Health Care, City and Rural Rides, Care Nursing and Rehab, Girling Home Health, Amerigroup Health Plan, Adult Protective Services, Gentiva Hospice, Cross Country Healthcare, Senior Care Center of Brownwood, Oakridge Manor Nursing Home, Brady Home Health, Vance Hill, Paul Lilly, Billy Bloom, and The United Blood Services
Date: November 12th 2015
Time: 10am-2pm

Come out to Redstone Park Retirement and Assisted Living at:
Brownwood Texas 76801

  • Medicare Open Enrolment
  • Flu/Pneumonia/Shingles vaccines (BRING YOUR MEDICARE or OTHER INSURANCE CARDS)
  • FREE hot dogs Provided by CMS Home Health and Heart of Texas EMS
  • Blood Bank for blood donation
  • Vital Checks
  • “Ask a Therapist”
  • Vision Checks
  • Dehydration education
  • Suicide Prevention information
  • Information on Nursing homes in our community
  • Hospice Education
  • Speak with the Brown County Sheriff’s Candidates
  • FREE giveaways and DOOR PRIZES
  • Entertainment

For More Information Please Call 325-643-9056