March 5, 2016
6:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Texas Disposal Systems -  Exotic Game Ranch
11508 Carl Road, 
Creedmoor, TX 78610
14th Annual 
Awards Banquet & Gala 
Hosted by the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce
The Buda Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 14th Annual Awards Banquet and Gala - Viva Las Vegas. Along with the Awards and Gala enjoy a full buffet with hand carved prime rib, complimentary beer and wine, a comedy show, live band, casino tables, live and silent auction.

Sponsorships are still available. Please see the links below for more information.
Need tickets to the Gala? Buy yours today!

$100 individual ticket price.
Tickets may be purchased over the phone with a credit card by calling 
(512) 295-9999 or stop by the Chamber office,
203 Railroad Street, Suite 1-C, Buda, 
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
And the Winners are...
2015 Award selection is based on the accomplishments and participation in community activities by the nominee. A nominee's leadership, special skills, notable contributions, experience, community service, and overall achievements are some of the criteria on which nominees are awarded.
Britney Dodgen
Large Business 
of the Year

Small Business
of the Year

New Member  
of the Year

Citizen of the Year

Marilyn Van Uum
Independence Title
Hays County Sales Manager
Volunteer of the Year

Carlos Porteny
Century 21 - Randall Morris &  Associates
Business Person
of the Year

Debora Flores
Coldwell Banker, United
Congratulations to our winners! We THANK YOU for the time, resources, and leadership they have contributed to the Chamber! 
The winners will receive special recognition at our Gala. Be sure to be there to congratulate them!

of the Year

Britney Dodgen 
Texas Farm Bureau
Independent Representative

Food and Drink

Austin Stellar Events will be catering our Gala again this year!  You won't want to miss out on this delicious menu!

For only $20 you might be the lucky winner who gets to split the pot with the Chamber!! And, remember, you can enter as many times as you like to increase your chances of winning:) 
Cash only!
We will be changing things up this year! Instead of the WINE TOSS game, try your hand at PLINKO!! With a variety of over 40 wines, you won't be disappointed! 
3 Plinko pucks for $25.

Play Heads or Tails to win! But you must choose wisely!! The last one
standing will win a Yeti Cooler. Contest entry fee is only $20 per person. 
2016 Gala Sponsors


Hays YMCA logo 

The Shops at Buda
Mill & Grain

We want to thank the businesses and organizations above for sponsoring this year's Annual Awards Banquet and Gala.

Their support makes it possible for events such as this and for the chamber's ongoing programs of work, educational workshops, business networking opportunities and community involvement.
Don't Forget!

Celebrate the growth of RE/MAX Asset Realty as we commemorate the grand opening of their new location!
Wednesday, February 24th
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
RE/MAX Asset Realty
587 Main Street, Buda
Please RSVP by calling the Chamber office at 
(512) 295-9999 or email
If you have not sent in your membership dues, please make sure to get those payments in as soon as possible. You must be a member in good standing to take advantage of your free listing in the Annual Membership Directory.
You can mail your check to P.O. Box 904, Buda, Texas 78610, telephone 
(512) 295-9999 to pay by credit card, or visit the Chamber office, Monday through Friday from
 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Lynne Marcus, Marcus & Co. Strategic Communications, will be hosting a workshop on Constant Contact - The Power of the Inbox: Tips and tricks for successful email marketing.
Hampton Inn & Suites
1201 Cabela's Drive
Wednesday, March 2nd
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Please RSVP to the Chamber office by calling (512) 295-9999 or email
Monica Martinez | Operations Administrator 
Buda Area Chamber of Commerce
(512) 295-9999 |
203 Railroad Street, Suite 1-C | P.O. Box 904 | Buda, TX 78610