Happy New Year in Llano! January 2016
In This Issue
Llano Chamber of Commerce
As we say farewell to a busy 2015, we look forward with eager anticipation to 2016 and what the New Year will bring to Llano.  The Llano Chamber of Commerce will continue to promote Llano and our members every day of the week.  

We Love Llano and everything about it, whether it is the Llano River, The Deer Capital of Texas, The Bluebonnet Capital of Texas or The Land of Legend and Lure, it can be summed up in one word:  LLANO!

May God bless you in 2016.  Happy New Year!
Llano Chamber
(325) 247-5354

Llano JLK Events Center Serves as Banquet Venue

On Tuesday, January 26, the Llano Chamber of Commerce will host the Community Awards Banquet at the JLK Events Center.  We invite everyone to our social hour, which will begin at 5:30, to mingle and enjoy some time after work together.   A  special dinner will be prepared locally and served by our directors
at 6:30, with the announcement of community awards to follow at 7:30.

Please give your input by nominating who you feel should be honored with the following very presigious awards.

Community Awards:
  • Agriculture Producer of the Year
  • Educators of the Year
    • Packsaddle Elementary
    • Llano Elementary
    • Llano Christian Academy
    • Llano Junior High School
    • Llano High School
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Hall of Fame
 The Llano Chamber of Commerce has recognized its charitable and ethically upstanding residents for 93 years and is proud to continue to add to this long list of names.  We hope you all feel a part of this special night.  

Big events to plan to be part of this year:
  • 93rd LLANO CHAMBER AWARDS BANQUET - Nominate the best of the best, enjoy a community dinner, sponsor a table!
  • Llano City Wide Garage Sale - anyone can be a vendor at the JLK Events Center!  Loads of tables to unload your closets!!! 
  • LEAF: Llano Earth Art Fest 2016 - pile pebbles, pan for gold, sell your wares, dance with fire!
  • 27th LLANO CRAWFISH OPEN! Join the 5K, play in the golf open, ride in the motorcycle run, be a vendor, rope a calf, eat some crawfish & listen to some great bands!
  • 81st LLANO OPEN PRO RODEO - Witness the crowning of a queen, ride a bull, and parade down Main Street!
 Llano, Texas may be a small town, but we live large under big beautiful skies!  Come visit, hang out on our river, enjoy the wine & music and forget the noise of traffic...
2016 rock stacks by Marcus
Back by popular demand, drumroll please... OESTREICH'S ROSE has reopened next to Inman's Kitchen & Catering!!!  Their grand debut will be New Year's Eve 2015 with a concert featuring the Bart Crow Band!  Tickets have been on sale at Inman's all month and VIP tables can be purchased by calling 325-247-5473.  

Getting and keeping finances in order should be a number one priority for the new year, so allow a professional to help you.  Llano now offers the services of Robert Little of Raider Wealth Management, located on South 16, by Eye Country and Mimosa Hair Salon.  Give Robert a call at 806-773-6823 and visit him at his site raiderwealth.com.

And... Hometown Floral, a new and exciting venture begun by local Lorilea Deats (also Air King) here in Llano at 1205 Bessemer.  Hometown Floral is already taking orders for Valentine's Day and gearing up for the school season!  Be sure to visit their Facebook page and give them a call at 325-247-5800 for any of your floral or gifting needs!  We also invite you all to a ribbon-cutting scheduled for January 28 at this location!!!

See all of our wonderful members at our 

Valentine's Day Decor...  Putting Your Hearts Into It! 

The Llano Chamber will once again host a business decorating contest, pitting your creative pink-white-floral, or simply creative & "lovely" valentine skills against each other for February bragging rights!  

Bring those customers in post-Christmas and pre-spring with images and cards, songs & poetry to gear the season to this couple-filled holiday!  Stay tuned for dates and prizes!

Now open at 1205 Bessemer in Llano, Lorilea & Desiree will arrange and deliver fresh flowers, gift baskets, balloon bouquets and more... all with the loving local touch for your occasions!  Call us or visit our website:   www.llanotxhometownfloralandmore.com
Order early for your sweetheart!  Click here to see our Facebook page.

Floral arrangements, bath accessories, candies and treats, holiday decor... all available for delivery throughout the Texas Hill Country!  Call Molly Maxwell at MAS Floral for your gifting or decorating and catering needs!  And be sure to keep Valentine's Day in mind early this year!!!  
Be sure to plan ahead for Valentine's Day this year!  Click here to see our Facebook page.