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Spotlight! The Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum
Taste of the Trail V - April 17, 2010

VOLUNTEERS!

Volunteer, express your opinions and get involved in your communities! If you have specific questions or concerns, you can call Organizing for America toll-free at 1-877-922-4264.

To learn more about how you can get involved in the work ahead, please visithttp://www.whitehouse.gov .

BOOKS!

New FREE e-book,Dear Mr. President, captures kids' hopes, dreams for President Obama.

Dance Halls and Dreamers
Congratulations to Pat Green; writer, Luke Gilliam; and photographer, Guy Rogers III and the many Texas musicians, Dance Hall owners, employees and fans included in this project.

Capturing Nature
The Cement Sculpture of Dionicio Rodríguez

Patsy Pittman Light book celebrates the work of Mexican-born artisan Dionicio Rodríguez's imaginative sculptures of reinforced concrete that imitate the natural forms and textures of trees and rocks.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Mike Galloway and Mary Freitag travel this region
to photograph musicians and participants in
competitive sporting and cookoff events.
To schedule their services, call 210.442.9045

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TOURISTS - MAPS and WEB SITES

Robertson County and Community Maps
The Spirit of Historic Central Texas


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FUN FACTS ABOUT FESTIVALS

World's Largest Gingerbread Man
"Weighing in at approximately 1,000 pounds and 20 feet high, the gingerbread man was mixed, baked and eaten over the course of a single day, making for a memorable 2006 Festival of Lights in Smithville."

Tom Tom Festival
June 2008 Marks Yoakum's 80th Annual Tom Tom Festival Honoring their Heritage in the Tomato Industry.

Jamaica Festivals
"... In the Spanish Colonial period it was goods from the Caribbean Islands shipped via the Island of Jamaica that made their way to Texas via the Camino Real. Here they were sold at country fairs still called "jamaicas" by the Spanish-speakers...."

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FUNDRAISERS


2nd Spring Gala Fundraiser for the Rebuilding of Historic Gruenau Hall

'Twas ... Saturday, March 7, 2009


5th Annual Victoria Empty Bowls Project
'Twas ... Sunday, February 15, 2009
The Victoria College Student Center
Victoria College


The BUGLE BOY in La Grange
Showcases Canadian Fred Eaglesmith
'Twas ... Sunday,February 15, 2009
Benefit for Gardenia A Janssen Animal Shelter
of Fayette County



The Flatonia Landmark Preservation Society
"Pull for Preservation" Sporting Clays Tournament
'Twas Saturday, May 17, 2008
Fayette County Gun Club
La Grange, Texas


Chisholm Heritage Trail Museum
"Taste of the Trail"
'Twas ... Saturday April 19, 2008


Victoria Regional Museum Association
"Polo at McFaddin"
'Twas .. Saturday, April 5, 2008 and
also Saturday March 28, 2009


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Spotlights!!!

ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Allies of the Alamo

Rural Texas Innovators Forum

TRIF is a series of forums, held approximately 6-8 times per year. Each forum features noted speakers with outstanding expertise in rural development and practitioners with firsthand knowledge of successful programs and practices.

Texas Leadership Institute
TLI offers one day seminars to educate community leaders on an array of community issues. Grant writing; strategic planning .

I-10 Corridor Association

An Association of chamber executives, economic developers and business owners dedicated to promoting economic development and tourism within this Region. The I-10 Corridor Association brochures can be found at select Travel Centers, Chambers of Commerce offices and CVBs in member communities. The brochure provides Tourist Contacts plus a Chart of Amenities and Calendar of Events.

South Texas "Back Through Time" Historical Association

The South Texas Back Through Time Historical Assocation seeks to enhance the economy in rural south central Texas by fostering increased tourism while highlighting the diverse and colorful history of the area. Participating sites may be businesses, museums, libraries, non-profit fundraising special events, historic building or sites, etc. For info contact Teresa Holland.

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Texas Settlement Region
"The Heart of Texas Heritage"
Dedicated to protecting our region's history, culture, and natural attractions while promoting our region as a heritage tourism destination.
205 W Goodwin * P.O. Box 1132
Victoria, TX 77902
Barbara Kennedy
361.485.1570

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Preserve America November 2007 Newsletter featured the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum.

Federal Heritage Months

For a full calendar of events for Tejano Heritage visit www.texastejano.com

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~Hearts of Texas~
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Goliad Pet Adoption
Love comes in all shapes and sizes
Adopt a friend!
PO Box 304
Goliad TX 77963

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