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​The success or failure of this organization is completely dependent on the amount of support shown by members of this business community. Nearly 400 strong, members of the Chamber commit their time and resources toward developing programs that improve our community and business climate.  We are always looking to add more members.  Membership in the Chamber of Commerce is essential to the growth and success of the business climate in the Austin area.  Each new member makes our organization stronger and more effective. Don't leave it to others. Join your peers in creating a better business environment for everyone.
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NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR CHAMBER BOARD
Nominations are now being accepted from all Chamber members for individuals interested in serving on the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors.  Seven three-year terms are up for election at the Annual Fall Meeting, scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m., at the Austin Country Club.  The Executive Committee of the Board is also accepting nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented at the Fall Meeting.  Lifetime Achievement nominees can be current or retired business owners or managers with 20 or more years odf service.  If you or someone you know would like to serve on the Board or if you would like to nominate someone for the Lifetime Achievement Award, contact Sandy at 437-4561, or any member of the Executive Board.

KARL TOURNEY AUGUST 21 AT COUNTRY CLUB
The Karl Potach Foundation will be holding its 20th Annual "Karl Tourney" on Monday, August 21, at the Austin Country Club.

2ND ANNUAL HARVEST FEST SEPTEMBER 16
Coming in September we look to celebrate as a community the unique ways Austin is growing its commitment and culture to make living well a part of who we are, what we are known for.  The 2nd annual Harvest Fest will spill over from the municipal pool parking lot throughout the downtown area, offering interactive and inspiring ways to live healthier.  This year's event has expanded with more activities and partners.

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Matt Cano Receives APMA

Ag Committee Serves 1400





AREA ATTRACTIONS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF THE SPAM MUSEUM
Now that you've visited the SPAM Museum, what's next?  Are you hungry?  Are you looking for more to do, or maybe a place to stay?  Click here to find out more.

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JOIN US FOR CHAMBER 101
Unlock the power of your membership!  Chamber members and their employees are invited to learn more about the Chamber and how you can get a greater return on your membership investment.  The meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 22, 8:00 a.m., at the Chamber.  This meeting will provide you with an opportunity to talk about your business and what you hope to gain from your Chamber membership.  Free continental breakfast will be provided. 
Pre-registration is required.  Deadline to register is August 18th!  For more information and to register, contact Jeanine at 437-4561 or email to jeanine@austincoc.com.


LADIES NIGHT OUT CLOSE TO SELLING OUT!

Ladies Night Out is the Chamber's social fundraiser for women in business with a portion of the proceeds dedicated to a Riverland Community College Scholarship, for non-traditional female students.  This year's event will be held on Thursday, October 12, at the Holiday Inn-Austin, starting at 5 p.m.  If you are new to this event and would like more information on attending or hosting a table, contact Valerie@austincoc.com.