Chamber News for November 2018
Wednesday, November 14 - 11:45 a.m.
@ Liberty Center (Liberty City Hall)

with guest speaker
Pi-Yi Mayo
Elder Law Attorney
Mayo & Poland, PLLC

A lifelong Baytown resident, Pi-Yi Mayo earned both his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Houston. In a career that spans over 30 years, he has extensive experience in elder law, Medicaid planning, special needs trusts, disability law, and veteran’s benefits.
Online: Mayo & Poland

Ribbon Cutting following the luncheon at 1 p.m. for

Chili's Dayton - Liberty
Tel. 936.336.1222
Ribs and chicken, loaded mashed potatoes, salad, drinks and dessert.

COST: $10

Please register as soon as possible so we can provide an accurate head count to the caterer, in one of three ways:
  • Via e-mail to chamberadmin@imsday (specify the number of persons in your group).
  • Via telephone at 936.336.5736.
  • Online using the Events Calendar (look for the green "Register Now" button next to the event).

The annual Country Christmas festivities in Liberty are set for Tuesday, November 27 at the City of Liberty Municipal Complex. The City of Liberty is again sponsoring the parade this year, which starts at 6 p.m.. If you'd like to place an entry in the parade contact April at the City of Liberty (936.336.3684) or you can download and complete the 2018 Country Christmas Parade Form on our website at (under "Forms & Documents").

Country Christmas in Dayton is scheduled for Thursday, November 29 with activities held at First Baptist Church (Dayton) beginning at 6 p.m. No parade will take place at this event. The church is located at 202 E. Houston Street, near the intersection of Hwy. 90 and 1409 South.
The City of Liberty has provided the latest demographic and retail trade data for our area, assembled by The Retail Coach. Based in Austin, Texas The Retail Coach is " a national retail consulting, market research and development firm" that offers a "fully customized system of products and services that better enable communities to maximize their retail development potential".

The data is currently available in a PDF file on the Chamber website under "Resources > Forms & Documents". Look for Primary Retail Trade Area - Gap/Opportunity Analysis.
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Milton Fregia, an agent with FLNB Insurance Agency
1900 Sam Houston
Liberty TX 77575 | 936.340.4732
We write insurance for Life, Health, Medicare, Home, Auto, Commercial, and Group Health for your employees.
The Chamber held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, October 31st in recognition of Walmart's new personal shopper and online grocery service. Customers can now order groceries at, reserve a pick-up time and have a personal shopper (provided free of charge) select and load their items at the store. Walmart can be reached locally in Liberty at 936.336.5601.

If you'd like to schedule a ribbon cutting for your member business, contact the Chamber at 936.336.5736 or e-mail
First Liberty National Bank will host a retirement reception honoring David Castle on Friday, November 16th from 9 a.m. - 12 noon at 1900 Sam Houston Street in Liberty. David Castle serves as Executive Vice President, Deposit Services Manager for FLNB, and will retire at the end of the year.
(Check with local media for other events that may be happening in your area).
  • Friday, Nov. 9 - Sunday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day Celebration and Fundraiser @ American Legion Dayton Memorial Post 512 (BBQ cookoff - 2315 Hwy. 146 S.) and The Oaks Club (all other events - 5999 Hwy. 146 S).
  • Saturday, Nov. 10 - 11AM - 1PM: Veterans Appreciation Luncheon @ Dayton Community Center. Info: 936-258-2642 or
  • Monday, Nov. 12 - 8AM - 10AM: Veterans Day Breakfast & Program @ Liberty High School.
Tuesday, 6th
ELECTION DAY .............. VOTE!
Thursday, 8th 7:30 AM
  • Coushatta Bus Trip. Reservations: 936.402.0340.
Friday, 9th   10:00 AM
  • Holiday Open House & Ribbon Cutting @ Down South Misfits Tees & More, 808-B N. Main in Liberty.
Saturday, 10th   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Veterans Appreciation Luncheon @ Dayton Community Center.
Friday, 16th  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Retirement reception for David Castle, First Liberty National Bank in Liberty.
Thursday-Friday, 22nd-23rd
  • Thanksgiving holidays (Chamber offices closed).
Tuesday, 27th 6:00PM
  • Country Christmas (Liberty) @ City of Liberty Municipal Complex.
Thursday, 29th 6:00PM
  • Country Christmas (Dayton) @ First Baptist Church, Dayton.

Save the date:
  • Monthly Chamber Business Luncheon - Dec. 12th. (Speaker to be announced).
  • 43rd Annual Chamber Awards Banquet - Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ the Dayton Community Center.

  • Liberty Faux Real Trade Days, 321 FM 563 in Liberty. 936.391.8600. Many vendors on hand with crafts, clothing, food, antiques and much more. Held monthly.
  • Liberty Street Rally (Cars, Coffee & More) on the square in Downtown Liberty. Meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month (weather permitting), 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. See classic cars, hot rods, motorcycles and more.
  • Coffee with the Mayor. Held the third Thursday of each month. Citizens of Liberty are invited to have coffee with Mayor Carl Pickett and City Manager Tom Warner in the council chambers of City Hall. This is an opportunity to discuss ideas or projects or to voice any concerns citizens may wish to express. 936.336.3684.
Please visit our  online calendar  at for additional events and updates added throughout the month.
Past issues of Chamber News can be accessed here on the Chamber website. Copies are kept online for a period of one year.
Liberty-Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
1801 Trinity Street | Liberty, Tx. 77575 | 936.336.5736 |
109 S. Main Street | Dayton, Tx. 77535 | 936.257.8926 |
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