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Welcome to Shelby County… Gateway to the Texas Forest Country
On behalf of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, we welcome you to our website!
Shelby County is a myriad of untapped resources. From our historic courthouse, to our historic museum, and to the lakes and landscapes of our beautiful area, we invite you to read further about our community and we extend a special invitation for you to visit us soon.
We've got a friendly, down to earth quality to our community and promise you won't meet a stranger.
Visit our calendar of events page and plan to attend two of the most picturesque festivals in the South, along with a multitude of fishing and recreational activities offered in the area, all throughout the year.
Dr. Kyle Coffin, DDS
514 Tenaha St.
Center, Texas 75935
Santa’s Christmas Parade Committee announces theme “Christmas Movies and Songs”
Register now for the float contest and vendor booths
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, Santa’s Christmas Parade Committee announces the 2015 parade will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The theme for the parade this year is Christmas Movies and Songs and presented by Shelby Savings Bank.
Categories for the 2015 Christmas Movies and Songs themed parade will include Individuals, Schools, Businesses, Churches and Civic Organizations. Judges will award cash prizes to the top three places in each category, First $100, Second $50 and Third $25 and the Overall Best in Show Float will receive $250 cash prize.
According to Christmas Parade chairman, Dr. Charles Collard, the committee cordially invites schools, churches and non-profit organizations to register for free vendor booth space during the parade. The number of vendor booth spaces is limited and applications are currently being accepted and must be returned to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office by the deadline on Monday, November 23, 2015. Vendor booth acceptance letters will be mailed to the organization upon application approval.
Parade float entry registration is free and completed applications must be returned to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office by the entry deadline on Monday, November 23, 2015.
Both Vendor Booth Space and Parade Float applications with entry rules are now available at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office located at 100 Courthouse Square, A-101 on the historic downtown Center square or online at www.shelbycountychamber.com.
In keeping with the established holiday tradition, this year’s parade guarantees a time of grand celebration with fun and excitement for everyone. The parade will feature a special Grand Marshal, sponsored by Farmers State Bank, holiday floats, marching bands, and of course, Santa Claus.
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism, and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas. For additional information, please call 936.598.3682, email [email protected] or visit www.shelbycountychamber.com.
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|The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas.|