July 16, 2018 - Show us why you love Shelby County Texas in pictures! The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee announces an open call for entries for the Photography contest currently underway.
July 12, 2018 - Join the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and the staff and congregation of First United Methodist Church for a Ribbon Cutting to Launch the Little Free Library. The Ribbon Cutting will be held on Thursday, July 12th at 11:00am at Center First UMC located at 211 Porter Street in Center.
June 19, 2018 - Planning is underway for the 42nd East Texas Poultry Festival, presented by Farmers State Bank. The Poultry Festival will be held October 4-6 on the historic downtown Center square, with chairmen Josh Payne, leading the steering committee. Arts and Crafts vendor applications are being accepted at the Shelby County Chamber office until Friday, August 10. To receive an application and a copy of the guidelines call the Chamber office or go online at www.shelbycountychamber.com.
June 18, 2018 - The Shelby County Grill Fest Barbecue Cook-off was held Saturday, June 9 at the Windham Civic Center in Center, Texas, with cook teams from across east Texas and western Louisiana vying for over $6,700 in prize money and the Grand Champion trophy along with bragging rights.
The barbecue cook-off was presented by Farmers State Bank and sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society. The event featured five cooking categories including beans, brisket, chicken, ribs and dessert.
June 6, 2018 - The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Grill Fest sanctioned barbecue cook-off presented by Farmers State Bank promises to be a fun-filled day for all. The “Chillin & Grillin” will take place on Saturday, June 9 outdoors at the Windham Civic Center in Center, Texas.
May 31, 2018 - The Pink Boutique and Hair Loft, are two of Shelby County Chamber of Commerce’s newest members, are having their New Member Ribbon Cutting on Friday, June 1st at 10am. The public is invited to join the celebration.
The Pink Boutique and Hair Loft are side by side and located at 12896 US Hwy 84 in Joaquin.
May 18, 2018 - Center Independent School District and the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host an Appreciation Lunch for First Responders, throughout Shelby County on Friday, May 18 between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Center ISD bus barn located on Loop 500.
First Responders including police officers, department of public safety officers, constables, Sheriff Deputies, firemen, medics, Game Wardens and law enforcement officials will be honored guests.
May 17, 2018 - Lemonade Boutique, one of Shelby County Chamber of Commerce’s newest members, is having its New Member Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, May 17th at 10am.
The public is invited to join the celebration. Southern Lemonade Boutique is located at 229 San Augustine Street. Southern Lemonade Boutique owners Jennifer McGee and Jessica Ross have a great selection of cute clothes for infants, children, tweens and adults all at affordable prices.
Grill Fest Cook-off Presented by Farmers State Bank
May 9, 2018 - The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce announces that the Grill Fest sanctioned barbecue cook-off, presented by Farmers State Bank, will take place Saturday, June 9 on the grounds of the Windham Civic Center. The Gold Sponsors are Tyson Foods and Windham Civic Center. Entertainment is sponsored by Rapid Payday & Title Loans LLC and Judge’s Table is sponsored by Pineywoods Beverage.