Chamber Updates

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Chamber Office Temporarily Closed

The Chamber office is currently closed but email is being checked and phones have been forwarded and are being answered. Many of you talked to and worked with Iris over the last four years. She has decided to leave the position and we wish her well in her future endeavors and thank her for her work over the years.


With that said, we are currently looking for the perfect person to fill that spot and will be accepting applications and will be conducting interviews very soon.
June Membership Kick-Off Month
Getting Involved with your Chamber

Because membership in the local chamber offers numerous benefits and keeps business owners on top of important, ever-changing issues and trends within their community and local marketplace.
  • Memberships brings credibility to your business. Your membership identifies your business as one that has an interest in the community.
  • Chamber members are businesses and individuals that believe in taking action rather than sitting on the sidelines. They know that being a member is and investment not just in their business, but also in the quality of life for the area.
  • Chambers provide value, we serve as your connection to profit and growth through 3 core values and benefits.
1- Members doing business with members.
2- Our relentless efforts to promote and advocate for our members
3- Our constant focus to create opportunities for connections, education, visibility and support of our members.
  • Ways You Can Increase your Visibility in the Community
1- By joining the Chamber, we list your business on our Online Member Directory on our website at www.floresvillechamberofcommerce.com
2- When your business hosts a Ribbon Cutting it is shared on Facebook, the email, and in the Newsletter and local newspaper all for FREE!
  • Showcase Your Business
1- Sponsor a Chamber Event, for instance, donate a Door Prize at a Chamber quarterly Lunch and Learn, we will share your businesses generosity with a room full of other business attendees.
2- Become a Sponsor at a Chamber Fundraising Event
3 - When your business is holding an event, send us and email or flyer, we will share this through Facebook, email and our web page.

One of the major misconceptions of a Chamber is that they advertise for you. What the Chamber does is called Free Marketing business to business.

Members supporting members is a Chamber's philosophy. We encourage our members to look to their fellow Chamber members when you are looking for a place to eat out, get a haircut, have your vehicle fixed, buy a home, and get a loan, insurance, or buying a car. When we support buying from each other, we invest in each other, keeping our local economy strong. It's the right thing to do!

JUNE MEMBERSHIP KICK-OFF MONTH & ANNAUL RENEWAL PERIOD

Annual Membership Fees run from July 1 to June 30


Individuals (non-business) $50
Non-Profits (501 C status) $30

Business 1-10 employees $150
Business 11-30 employees $250
Business 30+ employees $350

If you are interested in becoming a new member of the chamber you can stop by the office for a copy of the application or download one using this link - Download an Application

For those that are current members, we are getting ready to email out the renewal invoices, so please watch your email for those. You can pay online with a card or mail a check to the address on the invoice. For those that do not respond electronically we will follow with a mailed copy.

Floresville Chamber of Commerce/Visitor & Tourist Center
830-216-3276
Office Hours: Monday and Thursday 10AM-4PM
email- floresvillechamberofcommerce@yahoo.com
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Lunch and Learn: Motivating Employees

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Book Signing

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Member updates

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Floresville Chamber of Commerce welcomes new members

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Lunch & Learn: Addressing Legal & Insurance Concerns

Presented by LiftFund Sept. 19, 2023 in the Beer Warehouse in Floresville.

Special Guest Speaker - Small Business Attorney Rick Escamilla with Escamilla Law Office

Floresville Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships

Congratulations to Connor Felux, Floresville High School Class of 2023. He received one of the scholarships awarded by the Floresville Chamber of Commerce.

A letter from the Chamber President

June 19, 2023

You should have received an invoice to renew your membership for the 2023-2024 year. The invoice reflects a small increase in rates from previous years. Our Board members discussed the issue of increasing our dues due to the current state of our economy and the desire to keep our chamber open more than 2 days a week. If we see that this invoice has not been read within 30 days, we will assume that the e-mail address is out of date and mail out the same invoice to the mailing address that we have on file for you. If you suspect that we may have inaccurate or outdated info, please contact us and update us with accurate information.  

We have been working hard over this last year to continue to promote and recognize all our members as well as recruit new members. Our quarterly Lunch and Learns are currently focused on small business success featuring a series of 5 classes presented by the Women’s Business Center of San Antonio. We are also sponsoring the Grow Now Accelerator training program which is being put on by the Lift Fund and the SBA. Our Board Members are trying very hard to provide programs and benefits that will be beneficial to all of you, but the truth is that we cannot do so without your help. We would love to have your input on what your needs are, what is the best time to hold events so that you will be able to attend, what are we doing right and wrong, etc… Just like you, we must work within the constraints of our budget and our abilities, but every single member of our board is fully dedicated to making Floresville and the surrounding area a better place to start and run a business and a better place to start and raise a family! We have heard concerns over the Chamber of Commerce only being open a few hours a week, so we changed our hours from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm to 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. We would like to be open 5 days a week, but we cannot financially support that until we grow our member base or find some other source of funding.  

  We invite you to be an active part of your community by letting us know what is going on with your business and letting us know what we can do for you. Our office is currently open on Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, please drop by and visit. If you would like to call, our office number is 830-251-0944 and our e-mail address is Floresvillechamberofcommerce@yahoo.com. Follow us on Facebook or check out our website at www.floresvillechamberofcommerce.com

  Your support helps us promote our city and the surrounding area to tourism and other businesses by keeping our office open, providing information to interested parties, working with the city and county to host and participate in events and fund scholarships each year.  

  Thank You so much for your support, we look forward to working with all of you in the coming year to make Floresville and Wilson County a better place for all! 

Respectfully, 
Mark Burris 
President, Floresville Chamber of Commerce. 

Dear Members: 

Floresville Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships

Congratulations to Jay Oltjendiers, Floresville High School Class of 2023. He received one of the scholarships awarded by the Floresville Chamber of Commerce.

Lunch & Learn: Capacity Building

Presented by San Antonio WBC LiftFund May 16, 2023

Lunch & Learn: Lending & Grant Readiness 101

Presented by WBC LiftFund, Jacqueline Hernandez on Feb. 21, 2023, in the Beer Warehouse in Floresville. Watch for more Chamber events to come!