August 2020 Newsletter
August Newsletter
Letter from our Chair,
The Helotes Chamber would like to wish you all a healthy and blessed August. We are working hard to find unique ways to help our businesses in every way that we can during this time and putting our priority on the health and safety on our members and community every day. Stay tuned to all of our emails to always be in the know of what is going on in the chamber.

Thank you to all who have tuned into our virtual events we have been hosting, it is great to continue networking virtually for our Morning Mingle's, After-Hours Mixers and Webinars. We are so excited to announce that our 2nd Annual Helotes 0.5K Challenge is going VIRTUAL this year!! You thought we were lazy last year didn't you? This year we are taking it to a whole other level!! See below for more information on the event! Thank you to Joel Lutz with Lutz Insurance Agency for being a speaker for our recent Lunch & Learn Webinar. Reminder that our 2020 Helotes Fiesta Medal Bash scheduled for October 14th has officially been cancelled. If you are interested in purchasing our 2020 Fiesta Medal, we are selling them on our website, get them before they are gone! Join us for our next Morning Mingle on August 12th!! Make the most out of your membership and join us at one of our many events throughout the year once we get back up and running, we can't wait to see you all!

Want to help support our local businesses and chamber members? Check out our August Shop Local Bingo card or our Service & Retail Bingo card that we have below! Hit a bingo and you have many chances of winning a sweet cash prize!

Don't forget, we can spotlight your business in our new "Ask the Expert" section of our newsletters, reach out to us if you want to be featured in a following month! Congratulations to our August Member of the Month, The Helotes Gallery!

We are always seeking ways to improve and ensuring you are receiving the most out of your membership, if you have any suggestions or questions feel free to reach out to us at heloteschamber@gmail.com or call us at 210-931-0683!

Sincerely,

Brad Graves

Thank You For Your Continued Support!
Renewals
Elite Chiropractic & Rehab
Trilogy Group - Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper, Realtors
Nationwide Insurance - Joel Gonzales
Historical Society of Helotes
Member of the Month
Chamber Events
Introducing.... The 2nd Annual Helotes 0.5K Challenge!!

The Helotes Chamber Foundation is once again, shamelessly proud to host the 2nd Annual Helotes 0.5K Challenge on October 24th! A fun, funny and foolish celebration of the average Joe! You thought we were lazy last year? This year we are taking lazy to a whole new level! You don't even have to leave home!!

Click on the links below to see how you can get involved!!
Join us for a Morning Mingle on next Wednesday, August 12th at 8:30 AM on Zoom!

Register below to get the link to join!
If you missed our Virtual Lunch & Learn Yesterday featuring Mr. Joel Lutz, you can check out the recording in the link below!!

If you have any follow up questions for Joel, you can reach him at (210) 787-5190 or j.lutz@american-national.com!
Let's Bingo, Helotes!
Support Local Businesses

The Helotes Chamber is here to support our local businesses and members and we want you to help us!! This is our August Bingo card that we encourage you to shop local to win 1 of 3 prizes! Grand prize is $50 - Submit your Bingo ASAP!! We will accept receipts from between August 1st, 2020 and August 31st, 2020.
 
Here are the rules:
 
1.  Shop local and hit a Bingo!!
2.  Email us receipts/screenshots at heloteschamber@gmail.com with the 5 boxes in a row that you have completed.
3. You must like AND share this post on our Facebook @heloteschamber!!
Support Local Service & Retail Businesses

The Helotes Chamber is here to support our local businesses and members and we want you to help us!! We are doing something a little different to help support some of our service member businesses for this Bingo. Check out all of these awesome businesses in our business directory on our website for more contact information! This Bingo card will be valid between July 1st-September 30th! You have 3 months to submit your Bingo and win our grand prize of $100! We will be giving many prizes for this that you do not want to miss out on!!

Here are the rules:
1.  Complete 5 tasks/services to hit a Bingo!!
2.  Email us receipts/screenshots at heloteschamber@gmail.com with the 5 boxes in a row that you have completed.
3. You must like AND share this post on our Facebook @heloteschamber!!
Fiesta Medals!
You can purchase our 2020 Fiesta Medal for only $10

OR

Fiesta Medal Bundle (Our 2020, 2019, and 2018 Fiesta Medal + 2019 First Inaugural Helotes 0.5K Run Medal for only $10 more!!

You can purchase now at the link below or give us a call at
210-931-0683 for more information!
Ask The Expert
Question: "What are Essential Oils & What are they used for?"
Phyllis is a certified and professional Holistic Health coach and licensed counselor who enjoys helping people find natural, safe, time and money saving solutions to their physical and emotional health issues and goals. Her consultations are free, timely and relevant to you and your families specific needs. All consultations include free oil gifts and scans. What health issue are you tired of dealing with right now? Reach out today for a virtual or safely distanced in-person consultation. 

Call Phyllis Goodson at (210) 573-5718 or send her an email at mavsmimi@gmail.com!
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COVID-19 Resources
The Helotes EDC in partnership with Bexar County is providing all commercial entities in the City of Helotes which provide goods or services to the public, 100 free face masks. The face masks will be distributed on a first come, first served basis and can be reserved by emailing ggoolsby@helotes-tx.gov.

Businesses will receive a confirmation email on pickup date and time.
The Helotes EDC is providing 1 FREE vinyl banner to all sales tax producing businesses located within the Helotes city limits on a first-come, first-served basis. Businesses can contact the HEDC by emailing ggoolsby@helotes-tx.gov to take advantage of the offer. The City of Helotes is also waiving the permit fees, number of banners allowed per lot, and extending the time limit.
Member Announcements
9Round Helotes is FOR SALE - Owners would like to see this location stay open for many years to come.

If you are interested, click the link below or give Katrina or Josh a call at 210-749-5889 for more information!
2020 Event Sponsorships

Morning Mingle provides members an opportunity to network while enjoying a free cup a coffee. Starting at $150.

Power Lunch provides education and tools every business owners needs to know. Starting at $250.

Chamber After Hours provides a casual atmosphere to connect with members. Starting at $500.

Business After Hours provides an opportunity for your business to host an event and showcase what makes you unique to our membership. Starting at $250.

For additional information, please contact us at heloteschamber@gmail.com or 210-931-0683.
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