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Yorktown Texas Chamber of Commerce

Mission Statement

To advance the general welfare and prosperity of the greater Yorktown area, so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper. All necessary means of promotion shall be provided and particular attention and emphasis shall be given to the economic, civic, commercial, cultural, industrial and educational interest of the area.

The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce, an extremely active, community-oriented, non-profit organization, exists to further the economic development of the community and aid in the promotion and development of local business, agricultural and community-oriented endeavors. The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce proudly sponsors and provides the community with numerous special events and activities throughout the year. The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce is an excellent source of information for visitors, newcomers and residents.

The following is just a PARTIAL list of the many services the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce proudly provides for the public, free of charge:

Community Statistical Data Information

An Annual Calendar of Community Events

A Directory of Chamber Member Merchants and Individuals

Information on local Dining Establishments and Lodging Accommodations

Materials/Brochures for Self-Guided Scenic, Historical and Nature Tours

A Source for Agricultural and Business Development and Promotion

Information on Hunting and Rental Leases

Contacts for many of Yorktown's Civic and Community Organizations

Festival and Local Events Information

Informative Brochures and Area Maps

ADVANTAGES OF CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP

Complimentary:

Ribbon cutting to introduce your business to the community accompanied by a picture published in the Yorktown New-View.

Chamber membership decal to display in your business, if desired.

Display at the the Chamber office of any promotional business related materials

Business referrals from the Chamber office when requested.

Listing of your business on our website.

Link from our website to your website, if applicable.

Listing in our Yorktown business directory.

Distribution of your promotional materials in Welcome package distributed to new members or businesses relocating to our community.

Access to the Chamber membership mailing list.

Opportunity:

To sponsor or participate in Chamber activities throughout the year, Christmas at the Creek, Memorial Day Ceremony, Chamber Banquet, Golf Tournament, Crops Tour, Easter Egg Hunt, Trunk-or-Treat, Market Days, Third Thursday, National Night Out. Teacher appreciation and other Chamber events.

Participate or Host Chamber Mixer or provide promotional material or items for Chamber events on behalf of your business.

To join the board of director as an active participant in promoting Yorktown and assisting directly with Chamber events.

CHAMBER INVOLVEMENT IN THE COMMUNITY

Chamber Banquet

Great chance for a member mixer and to honor those businesses who have reached a milestone anniversary, not to mention the distinguished citizens of the community.

Golf Tournament

Annual Fundraiser for the Yorktown Chamber held at the Yorktown Country Club. Sponsorship Opportunities are available from tee box to the Longest Drive or “Presenting Sponsor.”

Memorial Day

Cookies and Punch are served as the VFW members memorialize our veterans and honor them with a ceremony.

Teacher Appreciation

The Chamber welcomes the teachers with a breakfast before the new school year.

National Night Out

A collaborative effort with local emergency medical, fire and patrol organizations to encourage and promote community involvement.

Yorktown Western Days

Yorktown’s annual festival. Community support and engagement is encouraged and necessary for the success of this event that brings thousands to our community.

Trunk or Treat

Local businesses and organizations gather in the park and deliver goodies to local “Trick or Treaters”.

Canned Food Drive

Food drive to benefit the local YAMS project to help the local needy. Goods to be deposited at the Chamber and local businesses.

Christmas Lights

The Yorktown Chamber manages the “Majestic Lights” display in the Park from Thanksgiving through New Years. Opportunities are available to sponsor displays.

Santa in the Park

1st Thursday in Dec. Santa in the Park with activities, local church choirs, assorted activities and Santa under the gazebo.

Chamber Advantages

In addition to ribbon cuttings & hosting community events, as a member you are welcome to promote your business at the chamber or chamber functions or through the “Chamber Chat” an e-newsletter delivered to chamber e-mail lists or Facebook page. Members enjoy a complimentary listing online at yorktowntx.com.

“Shop the 4 Seasons”

Yorktown Market Days hosted by the Yorktown Chamber, launched in August 2014. We are pleased to bring this seasonal event to the Yorktown Community the 1st Saturday of February, May, August & Novembert (the midquarter months of the year.) This is a great opportunity to market your local business, whether it be food, retail, convenience, service or others, as we “Welcome” buyers from other communities to ours.

 

 

The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce, Inc., a 501(C)6 Corporation meets the last Monday of the month at 6 PM at 141 S. Riedel, Yorktown, TX 78164.

Chamber Directors

Lydia Lampe, President

Sylvia Hernandez, Secretary

Adrianna Longoria, Treasurer

Jennifer Webb, Director

Clark Kerlick, Director

Jennifer Franke, Director

Tammy Bitterly, Executive Director

 

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