March 14, 2017 - Leadership Shelby County chairman, Jason Locke, recently announced plans are underway for the Shelby County Day in Austin 2017 to be held April 5 & 6. The Texas Legislature recently convened for the 85th legislative session.
Citizens of Shelby County are being asked to form a delegation to travel to Austin to the Texas State Capitol to learn about various issues and agencies as well as make any state government concerns known to lawmakers.
The Shelby County delegation will be recognized in the State Senate and in the House of Representatives.
State Senator Robert Nichols and State Representative Chris Paddie will give briefings to the group. At noon, the delegation will hear speakers on topics important to east Texas from state officials while visiting the Texas State Capitol.
Please plan now to be a part of the delegation. To register, please call the Chamber office at 598-3682 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A block of rooms are set aside at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Austin – University Area for the delegation located at 1617 N. Interstate 35. Each attendee is responsible for making their own lodging arrangements. Room rate is $189.00 for a King or 2 Queen. To reserve a room please call 512-479-4000 and ask for the Shelby County room block.