The Crosbyton Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture welcomed “The Donut Shop”, the newest business in Crosbyton to town with a ribbon cutting at their Grand Opening in April. The shop is run by the owner, Kim Sie. Kim Sie immigrated to the United States from Cambodia thirteen years ago. He moved from Beaumont to Crosbyton to begin his business. “The Donut Shop” is located at 806 W Main Street and is open from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. daily. The staff serves all types of donuts from glazed to cake. The menu includes eclairs, cinnamon rolls, fritters, kolaches, and croissant breakfast sandwiches. Add a drink of coffee, milk, juice, soda, or energy drinks for your breakfast or mid-morning snack. The shop also sells in large amounts for a business breakfast or when family is visiting. Call Kim Sie at 675-0020 to make arrangements for a large group. Stop by to welcome Kim Sie and Lihuo Taing to Crosbyton and indulge yourself.
The Chamber of Commerce Spice Up Your Day, Lunch and Learn on February 26 was a successful get together. Over twenty-five communities members lunched on a Mexican Stack Meal while visiting with friends. Melanie Watson described the Agrilife “Walk Across Texas” program to the group. The Chamber will launch a “Walk Across Texas” challenge on April 11. The challenge will encourage business to form a team of eight and try to collectively walk the over 800 miles to cross Texas in a six weeks period. More information will be given about the on the website in coming weeks.
Jacque James, Chamber Director, reminded the group that the Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Banquet will be held on April 9, 2016 in the Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum at 6:00 p.m. She told how Crosbyton citizens could nominate their neighbors in the community to be recognized as Man of the Year, Woman of the Year or Citizen Through the Years. She also gave some marketing ideas using social media from Becky McCray, a small town economic development expert.
The meeting ended with a time for diners to tell about upcoming events. These included
– Style Show to benefit the Animal Rescue of Crosby County(ARCC) at Casa del Sol on April 2, 2016. Tickets on sale now at Strikes My Fancy at 515 W. Main.
-Summer outreach program being planned by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum featuring Fiber and Textiles.
– Junk in the Truck at the Crosby County Farm and Ranch Museum on March 5, 2016.
-“Trunk Showing” at Strikes My Fancy also on March 5, 2016.
The Crosbyton Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Board would like to invite you to join us for lunch on Friday, February 26 in The Prairie Ladies Multicultural Center at 224 South Berkshire.
While you are lunching, Melody Watson, the Agrilife FCS extension agent, will challenge us to be healthier in 2016 by teaming up with the “Walk Across Texas” extension program.
We will show you how as a chamber and community member you can help optimize the week-end events that bring people into Crosbyton.
We will look at how layering your information will help your business reach more people. These ideas come from Becky McCray, a small community economic developer in Oklahoma.
We will also give you information about the Chamber Banquet and how you can nominate a citizen to receive recognition in 2016.
Please take the time to join us for an hour of lunch and information,
Saturday is the day to hit the shops in Crosbyton. Grab a drink from the coffee bar at Handmade Rustic, 111 West Aspen, in Crosbyton, as you shop the elegant shop. Stroll over to Berkshire to find Cold Creek Posse. This electic store has a surprise at every turn. Meet owner, Kittie Hamersley and look for the funky and unusual. Head east on Hwy 82 to find Paris Farley and “Rockin 82” . Paris has an eye for rust. Find a time steeped treasure for your Texas home. Don’t forget: Saturdays in Crosbyton!
The Crosbyton Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Deann Ellison Daugherty’s shop, Hairspray, with a ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, April 1. It’s no April Fool’s joke that Hairspray is open and making appointments with Deann and Judy Ogle. Make the call today for an appointment to 806-675-1182.
Friends welcoming Deann and Judy include: Martha Kirk, L’Rae Karr, Sandy Adcock, Lynn Cruz, Ruth Davis, Nette Mammaro, Jodie House, Susie Justus and her granddaughter, Peyton.