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The GUIDE is published and provided free of charge to all visitors and newcomers as part of the Chamber’s relocation packets. Copies are available at:

San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce 202 N. C.M. Allen Parkway San Marcos TX, 78666 512-393-5900 www.sanmarcostexas.com

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GUIDE PHOTOGRAPHERS

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Anita Miller, Ashley Landis, Candice Brusuelas, David Short, Denise Cathey, Don Anders, Gary Zupancic, Gerald Castillo, Iris Campbell, Ishmael Johnson, Lori Steindorf, Martin Marietta, Mary Keating Bruton, Susan Hanson, The Old Mill

GUIDE CONTRIBUTORS Anita Miller, Bonnie Gonzalez, Candice Brusuelas, Dalton Sweat, David Short, Gary Zupancic, Iris Campbell, Ishmael Johnson, Jay Jones, Joe Vozzelli, Lori Steindorf, Martin Marietta, Shelley Henry, Texas State University

ABOUT THE COVER

The cover photo, Sunrise on the Square, was provided to the Chamber of Commerce by Andy Heatwole, a San Marcos native and professional photographer. He also provided the photo on the Visit section cover of the Guide to Everything San Marcos. More photos are available for purchase at www.smtxphotos.com and you are invited to view his work. The Chamber is grateful for Heatwole for providing these photos for use in the Guide.

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WELCOME TO SAN MARCOS Message from the Chair: Rq#ehkdoi#ri#wkh#phpehuvkls/#erdug#ri#gluhfwruv#dqg#vwdļ# of the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce, welcome to wkh#ehdxwlixo#Vdq#Pdufrv#duhd1##Lqvlgh#wklv#jxlgh/#|rxġoo#Ľqg# information about member businesses and organizations, relocating to the San Marcos area and articles about some ri#wkh#shrsoh#zkr#fdoo#Vdq#Pdufrv#krph1##\rxġoo#Ľqg# organizations waiting to get you involved. You’ll learn derxw#vrph#ri#wkh#zrphq#dqg#phq#zkr#pdnh#d#glļhuhqfh# lq#rxu#frppxqlw|/#dqg#Ľqg#xvhixo##lqirupdwlrq#ĩ#hvshfldoly if you’re looking to relocate. The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce is a thriving member-centric organization with programs and events designed to involve our members no matter the size of their business. If you’d like to consider joining the Chamber, simply call 512-393-5900 or log on to our website at “http://www.sanmarcostexas.com”www.sanmarcostexas. frp>#wkhuh#|rx#zloo#Ľqg#pruh#lqirupdwlrq#derxw#wkh#Vdq# Marcos area. Don’t hesitate to keep your copy of The Guide to Everything San Marcos; feel free to pass it on to someone you know who may want to learn more about our tremendous community. Whether you are visiting or relocating, thank you for reading through The Guide to Everything San Marcos.

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TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY

STAR PARK

THE SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ADVANCED RESEARCH (STAR) PARK IS A 58-ACRE SITE THAT HOSTS STAR ONE,TEXAS STATE’S FIRST BUILDING DEDICATED TO THE UNIVERSITY’S RESEARCH AND COMMERCIALIZATION EFFORTS. furnished by TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY photo by DENISE CATHEY

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onstruction on STAR One started in October 2011 and was completed in October 2012. This 20,000-sq.-ft. facility serves as a technology accelerator for startup and early-stage businesses, and will provide tenants access to secure wet labs, clean vsdfh/#frqihuhqfh#urrp#dqg#rĿfh#vsdfh1 Phase I- additional buildout at STAR One- began Nov. 14, 2014. An additional 6,000 square feet was completed by June 2015, housing three new life science lab suites and three new materials science/chemistry lab suites. Phase II Expansion Project will round out STAR One zlwk#d#7/3330vt10iw1#ľh{leoh#frooderudwlrq#vsdfh/#dq# 4/;330vt10iw1#ľh{leoh#phhwlqj#vsdfh/#wzr#pdwhuldov# science/chemistry lab suites, two life science lab suites and a 3,000-sq.-ft. maker space. Construction began February 2015 with occupancy expected for February 2016. The incubator program at STAR One is designed to foster the development of new commercial ventures related to Texas State technologies in applied research. Wklv#exloglqj#zloo#krxvh#ģvslq0rļvĤ#iurp#uhvhdufk# conducted and intellectual property generated by university faculty, and “spin-ins” from companies outside the state that want to come in and strategically work with the university. Its motto is “education with relevance.” The overall goal of the incubator program is to provide space and infrastructure to expedite research and commercial development of promising technologies in the context of viable, well-managed, startup companies. By bringing together a critical mass of university and private sector specialists, the incubator program becomes d#pdjqhw#iru#vflhqwlĽf#h{shuwlvh/#qryho#sureohp0vroylqj/# and successful commercial ventures. The incubator program is particularly interested in supporting companies that have established research relationships with Texas State, or that have an interest in, and potential for, initiating such relationships.

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TEXAS STATE ATHLETICS

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IN TOWN NEW COACH WITHERS PLANS TO TURN THINGS AROUND IN BOBCAT TERRITORY by JOE VOZZELLI photos by GERALD CASTILLO

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hen Everett Withers stole the show during College Game Day’s visit to James Madison University last October, he caught the eye of Texas State athletic director Larry Teis. Little did Teis know that nearly nine weeks later he would be searching for a new head football coach after Dennis Franchione retired on Dec. 22. Two days later, Teis and associate athletic director Tracy Shoemake chatted with Withers on the phone. And nearly two weeks after that initial conversation, Withers agreed to leave James Madison University and become the Bobcats’ head football coach. “People always ask me, ‘Why do you hire a search committee?’ He’s why. He (Withers) was on nobody’s radar ... on nobody’s list,” Teis said during Withers’ introductory press conference. “He was my number one guy, though. He was the number one guy of the committee. “I’m just glad that everybody else was stupid that they didn’t hire him a long time ago, so we could get him.”

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With Teis sold on Withers, what sold Withers on Texas State? It took a 45-minute phone conversation with Teis for the 52 year old, who spent the past two seasons as the head coach of the Dukes, to bolt from what he called “a special place” in JMU to Central Texas and a “gold mine” in the Bobcat football program. “I hung up the phone, and I said, ‘I want that job,’” Withers recalled. Nothing changed from then until the moment he put ink to paper. Withers says it never felt like he was being interviewed. Instead, it was more of a casual conversation. Ultimately, Withers’ vision for Texas State matched that of university president Denise Trauth and Teis. The vision is twofold: Winning championships and having athletes walk across the stage at graduation. “I dream every night about that,” Withers says. “They (Teis and Trauth) have like goals.” Thus, after a more than wzr0zhhn#surfhvv/#Zlwkhuv#vljqhg#d#Ľyh0|hdu#frqwudfw# worth $3.5 million. He’ll be paid $625,000 in 2016, and receive a raise of $25,000 with each successive year up to $750,000 in 2020; Franchione earned $425,000 in 2015. Withers, on the other hand, received $325,000 last season at JMU. Before his two-year stint with the Dukes, where he compiled an 18-9 record at the Football Championship Subdivision program, Withers’ career spanned the NFL (New Orleans Saints and Tennessee Titans) and college (Texas, North Carolina, both as an interim head coach and defensive coordinator, and Ohio State where he worked under Urban Meyer among others). To this day, Withers has been driven by the hardships more than the successes. As the defensive backs coach in Tennessee, the Titans fell one win shy of a Super Bowl berth in 2003. In 2012, when he was the defensive coordinator at

Rklr#Vwdwh/#wkh#Exfnh|hv#Ľqlvkhg#4503#exw#glgqġw#uhfhlyh# the Big 10 trophy due to NCAA sanctions. “I think about those teams every day,” Withers says. “I work every day to get back to that point. We actually have trophy kissing practice. I am not kidding. We’re going to get there.” So, what will it take for the Bobcats to reach a championship level? Withers’ answer: Energy + creativity = production. In the case of energy, Withers says it comes down to a desire to never stop working. That competitive excellence (read: perfection) doesn’t exist. That’s why Withers believes lq#klulqj#|rxqj#dvvlvwdqwv#zkr#zloo#eh#kxqju|#dqg#ģľ|# durxqg#zlwk#wkhlu#kdlu#rq#Ľuh1Ĥ#Kh#h{shfwv#wkh#vdph#vruw#ri# mentality from his players. What about creativity? Withers says it’s all about thinking outside of the box. Hence, the hashtag #PartyInTheEndZone was born. Withers likens his philosophy about coaching to what takes place inside board rooms at big companies such as Google or Microsoft where those hpsor|hhv#wklqn=#Krz#fdq#zh#eh#glļhuhqwB “We’ll do the same things,” Withers says. “We’ll do a lot of things that are not like what everybody does. You have to think that way. I’ve been around enough really good programs and I get it. I get what works.”

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TEXAS STATE BASKETBALL

NEW COACH WORKED AS DUSK SETTLES OVER THE BASKETBALL COURT AT ST. SARAH CATHOLIC SCHOOL, A YOUNG BOY PRETENDS TO BE JERRY WEST OF THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS. HE PLAYS UNTIL IT ’S IMPOSSIBLE TO SEE THE RIM ANYMORE, AND WHEN IT ’S TOO DARK TO SHOOT, THE BOY WALKS ACROSS THE STREET TO HIS HOME AND RETIRES TO HIS BEDROOM AND DOES HIS HOMEWORK — ALTHOUGH HIS MIND IS ALWAYS ON BASKETBALL. THAT BOY ’S NAME, YOU ASK?

DANNY KASPAR. by JOE VOZZELLI photos by GERALD CASTILLO

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ecades after his primitive beginnings in the sport, Kaspar, the head men’s basketball coach at Texas State, is the latest member of the 500-win club — he’s one of 25 coaches to accomplish the feat. “My best friend has always been basketball. The one thing about basketball is if you have an imagination, all you need is you, a ball and the goal, and you can be the Celtics one time or the Lakers the next,” says Kaspar, now 61, of growing up in Corpus Christi.

DZliZkpZlgƄmZiZfi^k^]db]'y He worked for everything he got, a lesson that was taught to him by his parents. His dad dropped out of school after eighth grade to work on the farm, and later earned his GED. Kaspar’s mom dropped out of school when she was in the 10th grade to help out on the farm, as well. His parents’ background carried over into Kaspar’s childhood. Behind their house in Corpus Christi, the Kaspar family had a one-acre Ľhog#zkhuh#wkh|#kduyhvwhg#fruq/#fxfxpehuv/#ehdqv/# carrots and cabbage. “That’s all great when you come home from school and you’re eating food that’s been pulled out of the ground two hours earlier, that’s extra fresh, the problem is quite often I was the one who had to pull wkdw#vwxļ#rxw#ri#wkh#jurxqg/Ĥ#Ndvsdu#vd|v1#ģL#zdv#d# frustrated young man, because other kids didn’t have to do that.” Even to this day, Kaspar asks prospective recruits one simple question: Do you mow your own lawn? 18 • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GUIDE TO SAN MARCOS

“That’s the way I was raised,” he says. “You help your family.” For Kaspar, his childhood revolved around two things: Church and family. Basketball came later. “You worked, you played basketball, you went to church and hung around with your friends,” Kaspar vd|v1#ģWkdw#zdv#lw/#exw#lw#zdv#Ľqh#e|#ph1#Lwġv#wkh#olih#L# knew and I was happy with it.”

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TEXAS STATE BASKETBALL Along the way, Kaspar soaked up as much knowledge about the game of basketball as he could. He realized pro basketball wasn’t in the cards, but he could do do the next best thing — coach. “This may sound arrogant, but I felt like I understood more about the game than my teammates did,” he says. “I think I put more time into getting the intricacies down as far as the Xs and Os go.” With his playing days behind him, Kaspar accepted a job at Lamar as an assistant coach under Billy Tubbs and slowly inched his way up the ranks. He reached Baylor lq#4<;9#zkhuh#kh#vshqw#Ľyh#vhdvrqv#rq# ohjhqgdu|#frdfk#Jhqh#Ledġv#vwdļ1# Before long, Incarnate Word, an NAIA program, knocked on Kaspar’s door in 1991 and he took over the program shortly thereafter. It was in San Antonio where Ndvsdu#Ľuvw#hduqhg#klv#uhsxwdwlrq#dv#d# program builder. Kaspar, who was used to having a huge recruiting budget, especially at Baylor, had to raise that money on his own at Incarnate Word. So, Kaspar and his assistants sold ads and held numerous coaching clinics. In the process, they brought in $32,000 to support the men’s basketball program. On the court, Kaspar quickly built the then-Crusaders into a consistent winner, collecting at least 20 wins in each of his nine years at the helm. Kh#sduod|hg#wkdw#vxffhvv#lqwr#klv#Ľuvw# Division I head coaching job at Stephen F. Austin in 2000. The Lumberjack men’s basketball, who all too often before Kaspar’s tenure was a sideshow, became one of the top mid-major programs in the country under Kaspar’s watch.

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Zkloh#wkh#ehjlqqlqj#zdv#d#elw#urfn|#+54064#uhfrugv#gxulqj#klv#Ľuvw# two campaigns), Kaspar turned SFA into a perennial power in the Vrxwkodqg#Frqihuhqfh/#fxoplqdwlqj#lq#533<#zlwk#wkh#surjudpġv#Ľuvw# NCAA Tournament appearance. Yet, after everything he accomplished in Nacogdoches (246 wins at SFA), something was missing — national recognition. Kaspar’s talented, and often overachieving teams, didn’t receive the credit he felt they deserved. “When you have accomplishments like that and don’t get the proper recognition for them it gets frustrating.” Kaspar says. “We had the second highest winning percentage of any Division I program in Texas. But we lost some out-of-state recruits that we really wanted. The perception was Nacogdoches was too far away from the major cities.” Wkxv/#zkhq#Wh{dv#Vwdwh/#zkr#uhfhqwo|#Ľuhg#hpedwwohg#frdfk#Grxj# Davalos, came calling, Kaspar bolted to San Marcos in 2013 — where he thought those issues at SFA wouldn’t be as prevalent. And rightfully so, considering San Marcos is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. Almost a full three years into perhaps his toughest reclamation project — the Bobcat men’s basketball program has gone 11 seasons without a winning campaign — Kaspar knows he still has some work to do. But, if past history is any indication, Kaspar is the right man for the job.


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[above] Bryce Cauda with Conservation Crew plants a sumac tree.

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SAN MARCOS RIVER The October event also had intense rainfall over the watersheds of Purgatory and Sink creeks. Unlike Sessom Creek, both those watersheds have “wide expanses of rural areas.” Though the federally endangered Texas Wild Rice took a big hit, Howard zdv#khvlwdqw#wr#sxw#d#Ľjxuh#rq#wkh#orvv/#exw#vdlg#lw#zdv#vrphzkhuh#durxqg# 60 percent. She stressed that since work on the HCP began in 2013, “we kdg#d#vljqlĽfdqw#lqfuhdvh#lq#Wh{dv#Zlog#Ulfh#fryhudjh#deryh#Lqwhuvwdwh# 35. The stands that we lost, we can recover. We may need to clean out the pebbles and gravel.” Plantings would come from specimens held in refugium at the San Pdufrv#Dtxdwlf#Uhvrxufhv#Fhqwhu1#Vkh#h{sodlqhg#wkdw#glļhuhqw#vhfwlrqv# ri#wkh#ulyhu#kdyh#glļhuhqw#jrdov#uhjduglqj#wkh#KFS1#ģZh#kdyh#wr#phhw# certain targets in each of those sections accordant to the HCP.” In that uhjdug/#wkh#ľrrglqj#vhw#wkh#zrun#edfn#exw/#Krzdug#suhglfwhg/#ģzh#fdq# more than recover this year from the damage that occurred.” Outside of the HCP work, city crews have been removing litter and gheulv#ģWkh#ľrrg#xqfryhuhg#d#orw#ri#rog#olwwhu/#lw#slfnhg#xs#vhglphqw#dqg# moved it down,” including dangerous glass shards found at the popular “dog beach” area across from City Park. “We remove litter all year long,” Howard said. Another facet of the HCP that wasn’t lpsdfwhg#e|#wkh#ľrrg#lv#wkh#uhprydo#ri# invasive species, both plant and animal. For h{dpsoh/#wkh#sohfrvwrpxv#fdwĽvk#ģkxqnhuhg# down” and didn’t get washed away. As part of dq#dqqxdo#vshdu0Ľvklqj#hļruw/#KFS#hpsor|hh# Eric Weeks said a contractor had removed pruh#wkdq#5/333#srxqgv#ri#wkh#fdwĽvk#dqg# dovr#dq#xqvshflĽhg#dprxqw#ri#wlodsld1#Zkloh# the former is not considered edible, tilapia— Ľuvw#lqwurgxfhg#lqwr#Vsulqj#Odnh#gxulqj#wkh# Ľoplqj#ri#wkh#E#prylh#ģSludqkdĤ#ehfdxvh# they resemble the South American carnivore Ľvk#ğ#lv#zlgho|#frqvxphg#wkurxjkrxw#wkh# U.S. Near the top of the invasive plant list is the elephant’s ear. The broad-leafed plants used to virtually line the banks of the San Marcos throughout town. Howard said that removal program has been “highly successful. You walk the river from Spring Lake to I-35 and |rx#fdqqrw#Ľqg#dq#hohskdqwġv#hdu1#Wkdwġv#d# remarkable job.” Invasive trees like ligustrum, tallow and chinaberry are being removed while natives are being planted. In part to protect the new plantings, the HCP required that the riveredqnv#eh#ihqfhg#rļ#h{fhsw#dw#dffhvv#srlqwv1# Wkh#Rfwrehu#ľrrg#wrrn#doo#wkh#ihqfhv#exw#prvw# have now been replaced, Howard said. “We need a mature, thick woodlands before we can take them down.” Wkh#KFSġv#Ľuvw#skdvh#hqgv#lq#534<#dqg/# Howard said, the funding changes from year to year, with riparian funding lasting two |hduv1#Rwkhu#hļruwv#olnh#uhprydo#ri#lqydvlyhv# [top of the page] Leah Murray of the San Marcos Aquatic Resourccontinue es Center plants an anacua. year after year “because that’s a project that never ends.” [above] Conservation Crew supervisor Eric Weeks and other

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OUTLET SHOPPING

SHOPPERS FLOCK TO SAN MARCOS OVER 40 MILLION PEOPLE VISIT THE OUTLET MALLS ANNUALLY by BONNIE GONZALEZ photos by DENISE CATHEY

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hop til you drop. You’ve heard the saying. Well, it’s bound to happen if you pay a visit to the San Marcos Premium Outlets. With 140 stores on the grounds, it’s considered a shopping mecca. “What makes us a destination shopping center is not only the number of stores but the brands,” Rebecca Ybarra-Ramirez, executive director of the San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau, said. “We have luxury brands, some that are the only (outlet) ones found lq#Wh{dv/#exw#wkh|#pd|#eh#rqh#ri#Ľyh#ru#rqh#ri#43#lq#wkh#hqwluh#Xqlwhg# Vwdwhv1#Vr/#iru#lqvwdqfh/#XJJ1#Zh#duh#rqh#ri#ohvv#wkdq#Ľyh#rxwohw# stores. Gucci, Prada...The only Texas location is in San Marcos.” They’re highly sought-after brands any time of the year but especially on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, zkhq#eudqgv#olnh#Jxffl/#iru#h{dpsoh#zloo#rļhu#xs#kdqgedjv#dw#83# shufhqw#rļ1

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Ybarra-Ramirez says it’s not uncommon on Black Friday to see at least 100 people waiting in line to get into a store. On top of all the savings, another perk is the time you have to take advantage of those Black Friday sales. In other words, their doors stay open longer for your business. “The San Marcos Outlets was one of the entities that sxvkhg#ru#Ľuvw#surprwhg#Eodfn#Iulgd|#dv#idu#dv#plgqljkw# shopping,” Ybarra-Ramirez said. It was called midnight madness and it began as early as 2000. “Before the big box stores started competing with midnight and earlier, the outlet malls opened at midnight and they did not close until Sunday at 7 o’clock.” Although a few stores choose to forgo a midnight opening, it’s a tradition that is overall still going strong at a shopping destination that attracts 14 million people annually. Of that number, \eduud0Udpluh}#vdlg#63#shufhqw#ri#wkh#wudĿf#lv#iurp#Ph{lfr1 “We advertise all over Mexico.” That’s not the only country. Thanks to a partnership with wkh#RĿfh#ri#wkh#Jryhuqru/#wkh#Rxwohw#Pdoo#lv#hyhq#dgyhuwlvhg# across the pond in the United Kingdom and China as well. “We just continue to be the shopping destination of Texas as far as outlet shopping, being the largest and just being the most diverse and having luxury brands.”

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TWS & PADDLEFEST

TEXAS WATER World-famous river race begins in San Marcos by ANITA MILLER photos by ASHLEY LANDIS

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errick Lee knows the San Marcos River well. Make that very well.

D#yhwhudq#ri#wkuhh#Ľqlvkhv#lq#wkh#Wh{dv#Zdwhu#Vdidul/#wkh#Vdq#Pdufrv# resident and river activist is gearing up to be part of a four-man team when this year’s 260-mile race from Spring Lake to the coastal town of Seadrift wdnhv#rļ1#Wkdwġv#vxssrvhg#wr#kdsshq#rq#wkh#vhfrqg#Vdwxugd|#lq#Mxqh/#krzhyhu/# sometimes Mother Nature gets in the way. The 2015 Safari wasn’t run until July gxh#wr#wkh#Phpruldo#Gd|#Zhhnhqg#ľrrg1

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SAFARI

That race was unusual not only in its timing but in the fact entrants encountered high and fast-moving water as they traveled down the San Marcos River (which is joined by the Blanco south of town) and then the Guadalupe River to San Antonio Bay on the Gulf Coast. Even as a solo entrant, Lee says he “got down there much quicker wkdq#L#wkrxjkw#L#zrxog1Ĥ#Rq#klv#Ľuvw#vror#wu|/#kh#uhdfkhg#wkh#Ľqlvk# line in 85 hours, last year he made it in 60. “I was hoping to make 55, but I had to sleep just a little bit.” That was accomplished, he says, by pulling over onto the bank. “I passed out a few times in the boat, but I don’t know that I’d count that,” he added. Lee’s paddling partners this year are Daniel Curry of Zelicks, Greg Frank, a former city council candidate, and Jack Landua, a San Marcos native. Even with months to go, the team has already rented a boat and begun practice runs on the river. “The hardest part of last year, not ever having run the river at that vwdjh/#zdv#dssurdfklqj#vwxļ#lq#wkh#gdun1#Lwġv#qhuyh#zudfnlqj#qrw# knowing what it’s going to be” around the next bend. “It kept you awake at night.” In addition to the Safari, Lee knows the river through his work with the volunteer group Eyes of the San Marcos River. Two years djr/#wkh|#odxqfkhg#dq#dqwl0olwwhulqj#hļruw#e|#rļhulqj#krw#grjv#lq# exchange for empties from the crush of tubers who invade the river on holiday weekends.

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TWS & PADDLEFEST Hļruwv#wr#whdfk#wkh#wxelqj# public about the need for preserving its natural beauty will be getting underway for the spring season before you know it. “We should be gearing up here pretty soon.” Lee said. Before he ever attempted the safari, Lee said he made sure to know the river by paddling its whole length, just not in race mode.

“I ran the river four separate times and camped out along the river bank.” One of those trips, he said, took 12 days. “Before you do the Safari that way, you get to really know the river,” he said. “The Safari is like a punch in the face, not what I would call an enjoyable experience. It’s a lot of work. It hurts, but we all do it for whatever reason. I don’t know what the reason is.” Entrants have 100 hours to Ľqlvk#wkh#udfh#dqg#fdq#dffhsw# only water and ice during its duudwlrq/#dqg#wkdw#rqo|#dw#vshflĽf# checkpoints by designated team captains. Iru#wkhlu#hļruw/#hdfk#Ľqlvkhu# gets a Texas Water Safari patch, and winners in each division take temporary control of a rotating trophy. Vdq#Pdufrv#dļrugv#d#ydulhw|# of places to watch the Safari. The race starts at Spring Lake and the public is welcome there. Other good spots include any of the foot bridges over the river as well as at Rio Vista Falls, where some teams portage, some successfully ride the series of three drops and some fare less well. Stay after they leave for the Chamber’s Paddlefest & Show, June 11 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Event details at twspaddlefest. com

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AVIATION

TAKING FLIGHT FIRST AS A MILITARY BASE, THEN AS A SMALL MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND NOW OFFICIALLY DESIGNATED AS A REGIONAL FACILITY, THE SAN MARCOS REGIONAL AIRPORT CONTINUES TO GROW AND EXPAND WITH BOTH AVIATION AND NON-AVIATION RELATED DEVELOPMENT. by DAVID SHORT photos by DAVID SHORT

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ccupying 1,350 acres, the airport is strategically located halfway between Austin and San Antonio and has three asphalt runways, each more than a mile in length and situated such that crosswind operations are virtually eliminated.

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Sitting on the well-traveled Highway 21 on the city’s eastern side, the new Loop FM 110 project will feature direct access to the airport. Among the projects slated to start this year is the new Kilo Development Area, so named because it sits along Taxiway Kilo on the northern edge. The KDA will soon be home to a new hangar that gives existing tenants room to expand their commercial operations. San Marcos Regional Airport continues to receive top honors nationally with Redbird Vn|sruw#ehlqj#qdphg#wkh#irxuwk#IER#+Ľ{hg#edvh# rshudwru,#dqg#wkh#dlu#wudĿf#frqwuro#wrzhu#ehlqj# named eighth. A vital part of the community, the airport played d#pdmru#uroh#lq#erwk#duhd#ľrrgv#lq#5348#e|#surylglqj# space for headquarters and staging areas for search and rescue aircraft. San Marcos Regional Airport is owned by the city of San Marcos and managed on a daily basis by Texas Aviation Partners, which recently received xqdqlprxv#dssurydo#ri#d#qhz#Ľyh0|hdu#frqwudfw1

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HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

SIGHTS & SOUNDS CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL DRAWS THOUSANDS EACH YEAR

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f there’s one San Marcos event that involves a wide range of community members, it’s Sights & Sounds of Christmas. With more than 75,000 people attending the 2015 event, it’s easily the biggest too. Odvw#|hdu#zdv#wkh#Ľuvw#wlph#iru#Wrpp|#Fxuwlv#wr#vhuyh#dv#wkh#suhvlghqw# of Sights & Sounds. “It’s great because you have your local schools, local artists, over a thousand local volunteers, you have local charities, wkh|ġuh#wkhuh#vhoolqj#irrg1#ĩ#Lwġv#d#orfdo#ihho0jrrg#ihvwlydo#zkhuh#wkhvh# groups and organizations are coming together to have a good time,” he said. Though people show up from all over Texas, San Marcans grew up with the annual festival. Volunteer Coordinator Catherine Marler says about 600 volunteers come out to help every year, from community members, to organizations, to Texas State University students. “I really like the volunteers that come out, more than anything,” Curtis said. “A lot of students. It’s cool to see them. They come in and wkh|#wklqn#lwġv#nlqg#ri#vloo|#dw#Ľuvw#wr#eh#lq#d#Fkulvwpdv#ihvwlydo/#exw#e|# the end of it they’re having a great time and playing with the kids.” The volunteers help with the organization’s drink and cotton candy sales, picking up trash, greeting guests at the gates, scanning tickets dqg#khoslqj#pxvlfdo#dfwv#wudqvlwlrq#rq#dqg#rļ#wkh#vwdjh1#ģL#dozd|v# try to make sure the volunteer opportunities aren’t super boring. You know, sometimes we’ll have slow periods at the festival, but I think for the most part the volunteers really enjoy themselves,” Marler said. Wkh#irrg#yhqgruv#duh#prvwo|#qrq0surĽw#rujdql}dwlrqv/#dqg#wkhlu#irrg# surĽwv#jr#gluhfwo|#wr#wkhp1#Lq#5347/#dssur{lpdwho|#'43:/333#zdv#udlvhg# iru#wkh#qrq0surĽw#yhqgruv1#Wkh#zd|#shrsoh#jdwkhu#durxqg#shuirupdqfes, food and other attractions, simply enjoying the festival, brings families together in itself, and is what the event is meant to do. “Out of the whole thing my favorite is probably the entertainment, when you get thousands of people to watch a kid’s choir or some kind of group,” Marler said. “That’s pretty impressive.” The 2015 Sights & Vrxqgv#dovr#glg#d#wh{w#fdpsdljq#wr#udlvh#prqh|#iru#ľrrg#ylfwlpv1#Dv# of mid-December, $4,000 had been raised. The campaign continueed through the month of December. Proceeds will be donated to charity qrq0surĽw#EU6W/#dq#rujdql}dwlrq#wkdw#khosv#ľrrg#ylfwlpv#lq#wkh#duhd1# The funds will be used for materials to help victims rebuild or repair their homes. Those wishing to donate can still do so by texting SMTX to 33923. Marler says they hope to raise at least $5,500. “We really try to do as much as we can to support our community and give back,” Marler said. ģZhġuh#d#qrq0surĽw/#vr#dq|#prqh|#zhġuh#udlvlqj#dw#wkh#ihvwlydo#lv#jrlqj# directly back into the community, whether that’s through donations or partnerships that we have. Or, the money goes back into the festival for the following year, so we can expand and grow it.” 36 • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GUIDE TO SAN MARCOS

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Sights & Sounds is an annual Christmas celebration in the heart of San Marcos that has more than 900,000 lights illuminating the grounds along the San Marcos River. The four-day event features a variety of attractions for kids and adults alike. According to Curtis, the event started in 1987 as a kid’s craft event downtown at Courthouse Square. “From the festival at the square you could buy tickets to take a hayride down the street and it was kind of like a trail of lights,” he said. Shortly after, the festival moved to City Park, where it has grown every year since. The event is planned throughout the year, starting in January, and work on the park, in preparation, starts in early September. “In September we start putting the electrical in, we start doing some trimming of the trees. In October we start wrapping the trees,” Curtis said. “We wrap the trunks in LED lights, and that process takes a little while.” Marler says the transformation is one of her favorite things about the festival. “I think it’s really fun to see 38 • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GUIDE TO SAN MARCOS

the park transform into this winter wonderland type sodfh/Ĥ#vkh#vdlg1#ģLw#dozd|v#orrnv#olnh#vxfk#d#glļhuhqw# space when we have all the Sights & Sounds lights and decorations up.” Wkh#odwhvw#Vljkwv#)#Vrxqgv#ihvwlydo#zdv#wkh#Ľuvw#|hdu#doo# the lights in the park were LED. Curtis says the event is fairly unique in the area, with the exception of Austin’s Trail of Lights, which he admits, is much bigger. “I feel like every year they kind of gear theirs toward what we’ve kind of done, which is more entertainment,” Curtis said. “They’re bringing in vendors, where in the past if you went, six or seven years ago, it was just the lights.” Even so, Sights & Sounds is put together by a great dprxqw#ri#Vdq#Pdufrv#frppxqlw|#hļruw1# Marler estimates that there are about 100 volunteers on the grounds at any given time. Ryhu#irxu#gd|v/#dqg#Ľyh#krxuv#shu#gd|/#vkh#vd|v#wkh|ġuh# nearing 600 volunteers.


The emphasis is always about family at Sights and Sounds and that means the children. From riding a pony to a frank conversation with Santa, the little ones smiles keep the event a one of a kind, San Marcos original.

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LOCAL MUSICIAN

Terri Hendrix SAN MARCOS TREASURES ESTEEMED MUSICIAN’S COMMUNITY-MINDED PROJECT

by LORI STEINDORF photos by MARY KEATING BRUTON

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nspirational and genuinely kind, revered San Marcos-based singer-songwriter Terri Hendrix, who is multi-instrumental, is imbued with a vivacious, altruistic spirt and considerable talent. Qrw#rqh#wr#uhvw#rq#khu#odxuhov/#wkh#surolĽf#duwlvw# is constantly writing, singing and recording music that acutely touches people’s hearts and resonates with them. Having found her niche, she is admired by fellow musicians for her potent vocals, soulful lyrics and compelling storytelling. “I’m a writer and set what I write to folk music. I like telling stories in songs. It’s acoustic-based, and I enjoy stretching the boundaries of genres that embrace Americana, jazz and blues,” Hendrix said. A solo project or collaborating with other artists, Hendrix has a distinct voice and an unmistakable sound so it comes as no surprise that various artists, from Pat Green, Sara Hickman and Bleu Edmondson to Owen Temple and Ray Wylie Kxeedug/#uhtxluh#khu#Ľqho|#wxqhg#wdohqw#dqg#iuhvk# yet seasoned perspective. On Adam Carroll’s “South of Town” album, she delivered hauntingly beautiful harmony vocals for the track, “Silver Lakeside.” “Adam Carroll is a brilliant writer. He is one of my very favorite musicians. I’ve been lucky to work on lots of projects. Working with good-hearted people is what I most enjoy,” Hendrix said. Several of her self-penned songs have also been covered by such reputable artists as Ruthie Foster, Carolyn Wonderland and The Dixie Chicks who recognize her talent. Of working as a professional and highly sought singer-songwriter, Hendrix shared that her music is a platform for self-expression.

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Her compensation is the immeasurable joy she reaps from people relating to her music and gravitating toward her original sound. “I get to say things I normally wouldn’t say. I get to talk politics and put it to songs. I get to share stories. It’s such a profound feeling when people relate to what you’re singing about,” she said. Under Wilory Records, Hendrix has nine studio albums, one retrospective album, a Christmas EP, two live albums with her band, two bootleg albums of her live shows with Lloyd Maines and one book. Her albums are critically acclaimed, and throughout her musical career that spans more than 25 years, the winsome blonde, with sparkling, understanding eyes, a disarming smile and a compassionate nature, has cultivated a faithful following. Of her everlasting friendship and musical collaboration with Maines, she has found a kindred spirit who believes in her and backs her musically. Maines is known in the music world for helping budding musicians polish their talent in order for them to blossom in their professional lives. “I met Lloyd Maines at Gruene Hall in 1996. I began working with him in April 1997. Bobby Arnold used to work at the Fire Station Studios here in town. He passed a cassette tape of mine to Lloyd. He then came on board to produce Wilory Farm in 1998. We’ve been working together ever since,” Hendrix said. Born with a propensity to perform music, she continues to hone her skills as a musician. ģL#ex|#d#zkroh#orw#ri#pxvlf1#L#dovr#sod|#glļhuhqw#lqvwuxments and the tones vary enough to bring forth inspiration. I also have a small home studio and experiment with loops and equipment. The best way I’ve grown as an artist is to be comfortable in my own skin. Embrace my age. Champion other women artists. I strive to be a better writer every day. I have always been musically inclined. I don’t remember not writing,” Hendrix said. Renowned for performing in venues to support charitable causes close to her heart, she uses her artistic gifts to help others and improve the world around her. The newly released “Love You Strong” is her latest rļhulqj#wkdw#Khqgul{#ghvfulehv#dv#ģd#frkhvlyh/#wkhpdwically linked project.” The album serves as a vehicle to bolster support for Hendrix’s brainchild, Own Your Own Universe. Her grandest wish is for its breadth of material to speak to people and enrich their lives. “My wish is that my songs touch people and perhaps add something to their lives. That would make me happy,” Hendrix said. The long-admired musician is understandably proud of Own Your Own Universe and has lofty aspirations for the grassroots project that is inclusive of others from glyhuvh#edfnjurxqgv1#Khqgul{#lv#vhoľhvv#dqg#vwhdgidvw#lq# developing OYOU to help others through the therapeutic power of music. “I believe music changes lives. The arts heal. The arts surprwh#vhoi0frqĽghqfh#dqg#vhoi0dzduhqhvv1#Qr#rqh#lv# too old, sick, young or disabled to enjoy the arts,” she said.

According to the OYOU website and Hendrix, the qrqsurĽw#frppxqlw|#duwv#fhqwhu#surmhfw#lv#ghyrwhg#wr# servicing Hays County and the surrounding area. “This past year, I hosted various events locally and also did events out on the road. I’m in the process of updating the website, www.ownyourownuniverse.org. Basically it’s dq#duwv#fhqwhu#rq#zkhhov#xqwlo#L#Ľqg#ru#exlog#d#krph#iru# it. In the meantime, everything I’ve learned in the music business and running my own business for so many years is being applied to the OYOU,” she said. Hendrix is unequivocally reaping the fruits of her labor and is intent on seeing the OYOU to fruition after pouring her heart, soul and mind into the ambitious project. “Music has brought so many special people into my life. But what brings me the most joy these days is all things OYOU. It makes my heart smile. I also like that it’s a ‘we’ thing and not a ‘me’ thing,” Hendrix said. Hendrix hails from a long line of music enthusiasts and fuhglwv#khu#judqgprwkhu#dv#rqh#ri#khu#eljjhvw#lqľxhqfhv1 “My grandmother Hendrix loved music and used to take my father to hear the Carter Family when he was a kid. She also played guitar. We all have an appreciation for music,” she said. Growing up in San Antonio, Hendrix moved to San Marcos in 1989 before launching her musical career in 1990. Hendrix is indeed a treasure to San Marcos and is celebrated for her achievements and year-round contributions to the community she wholeheartedly embraces. “I tried to live in Austin and lasted about a month and came right back home to San Marcos. I love the Texas Kloo#Frxqwu|/#dqg#Vdq#Pdufrv#lv#ľdw#rxw#d#juhdw#flw|1#Lwġv#d# welcoming city,” Hendrix said. She has veered from the rigorous world of nonstop touring. This is not to say that she isn’t the same disciplined, idvwlglrxv#pxvlfldq#zh#doo#nqrz#dqg#oryh#lq#dļruglqj#xv# enchanting music. Hendrix shared that when not recording or performing live, she can be found decompressing by gardening or hanging out with friends and her dogs. “I do not tour like I used to and nor do I want to. I used to just stay packed. It was a crazy lifestyle. I’m now working on www.terrihendrix.com/oyou and still enjoying my music career,” she said.

“I believe music changes lives. The arts heal. The arts promote self-confidence and self-awareness.”

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Stay & Play IN SAN MARCOS

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Luxury to economy, close to Hill Country fun San Marcos is a great getaway from the big city hustle and bustle, yet close to a lot of fun things to do in the Central Texas Hill Country. San Marcos is only 30 minutes away from the famous 6th Street District in downtown Austin or 40 minutes to the River Walk in San Antonio, so when you choose a great place to stay in San Marcos, you are ready to enjoy an unmatched Hill Country vacation.

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to choose from and even the short drives to Wimberley or Blanco along the famous Devilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Backbone are trips you will remember forever. Check out some of our many choices for lodging and start your next great vacation by choosing to stay right here in the middle of everything in beautiful San Marcos!

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Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Best Value Inn 512-396-6060 1507 IH 35 North, Exit 206

Embassy Suites-San Marcos Hotel, Spa, & Conference Center 512-392-6450 1001 McCarty Lane, Exit 201 www.sanmarcosembassysuites.com

Pecan Park Riverside RV & Cabins 512-396-0070 www.pecanpark.com

Baymont Inn & Suites 512-392-6800 4210 IH 35 South, Exit 200

Executive Inn & Suites 512-383-990 930 IH 35 North, Exit 205

Ramada Limited & Suites 512-395-8000 1701 IH 35 North, Exit 206 www.ramada.com

Best Budget Inn 512-392-3990 903 IH 35 North , Exit 205

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Best Western San Marcos 512-754-7557 917 IH 35 North, Exit 205 www.stonebridgehotels.com

Gateway Inn 512-754-7766 921 IH 35 North, Exit 205

Candlewood Suites 512-749-1717 600 Wonder Wrld Dr., Exit 202 Comfort Inn & Suites 512-787-4486 1053 Clovis Barker Dr., Exit 201

Hampton Inn & Suites 512-754-7707 106 IH 35 North, Exit 204 Hilton Garden Inn OPEN 2016 2131 IH 35 North, Exit 206

Red Roof Inn 512-754-8899 817 IH 35, Exit 205 wwwredroof.com Rileyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tavern Creekside Cottage 512-392-3132 www.rileystavern.com

Holiday Inn 512-753-9300 1930 IH 35 North, Exit 202

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Howard Johnson 512-396-3700 1601 IH 35 North, Exit 206

Rodeway Inn 512-353-8011 1635 Aquarena Springs Dr., Exit 206

Country Inn & Suites 512-392-8111 1560 IH 35 South, Exit 204 www.countryinns.com/sanmarcostx

Knights Inn 512-353-1303 801 IH 35 North, Exit 205

Sage Hill Inn 512-268-1617 Above Onion Creek www.sagehill.com

Courtyard Marriott 512-878-7169 625 Commercial Loop, Exit 200 http:/marriott.com/AUSSM

La Quinta Inn 512-392-8800 1619 IH 35 North, Exit 206

Crystal River Inn B&B 512-396-3739 326 W. Hopkins St.

Lambs Rest Inn 1-888-609-3932 New Braunfels, TX www.lambsrestinn.com

Days Inn 512-353-5050 1005 IH 35 North, Exit 205 www.daysinnsanmarcos.com

Motel 6 512-393-8705 1321 IH 35 North, Exit 206 www.motel6.com

Comfort Suites 512-392-1006 104 IH 35 North, Exit 204 www.comfortsuitessnmarcos.com

Super 8 512-396-0400 1429 IH 35 North, Exit 206 Travelodge 512-396-5665 1611 IH 35 North, Exit 206 www.travelodgesanmarcos.com Wingate By Wyndam 512-754-6621 108 IH 35 North, Exit 204

EconoLodge 512-353-5300 811 S. Guadalupe St., Exit 204

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108 Guestrooms - Breathtaking Hill Country views

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Luxury by the Mall Stay in spacious two-room suite with complimentary made-to-order omelet and breakfast buffet. Spa Botanica will pamper you at their full-service spa with a massage, facial, nail and salon services.

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At University Federal Credit Union, our mission is to provide for your well-being. We strongly believe in bringing fair and honest products and outstanding member service to the communities we serve. This is the first Interactive Financial Center (IFC) in Hays County. At the San Marcos IFC you choose your style of service: • Enjoy a more engaging experience with a UFCU Personal Financial Representative, talking about life events such as purchasing a vehicle, buying your first home, retirement, and meeting all your financial needs; • Quickly access cash or make a deposit through the financial kiosks; or • Apply for a loan at the online center. Visit UFCU.org for more information about the products and services that make UFCU convenient for you.

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San Marcos is the perfect place to hold your next meeting or event! The San Marcos Conference Center features 78,800 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space, including an impressive 28,800 square foot Grand Ballroom. Adjacent to the conference center is the 283-room Embassy Suites Hotel and Spa where made to order breakfast and evening reception is complimentary daily. And with the largest outlet shopping center in the country and a beautiful spring-fed river to play in, your guests will definitely want to stay a while. For meeting information visit www.sanmarcos.embassysuites.com or call 512-392-6450.

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LOCAL INDUSTRY

AMAZON San Marcos’ fantastic location pays big dividend after 2012 setback. by DAVID SHORT photos by ANITA MILLER

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Here is the story of what happened during that two years between the initial interest and loss of one facility and announcement of another. Flw|#rĿlfdov#lpphgldwho|#wrrn#d# look in 2012 at why San Marcos lost wkh#Dpd}rq#surmhfw#dqg#lghqwlĽhg# ways that San Marcos could be better prepared for the next prospect of similar scale. This evaluation included flw|#vwdļ#od|lqj#rxw#dq#h{dfw#wlpholqh# for rezoning processes. It was in 2013 that the Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP), the economic development organization for the city, brought in Adriana Cruz as its new president. Cruz came from the Austin Chamber of Commerce where she helped close major relocations and expansions like Apple, LegalZoom, eBay and Facebook. Cruz reached out again to Amazon to let them know the city was ready and interested if another project ever came up. On April 30, 2015, Cruz received the phone call that would set the city’s largest deal yet into motion. A site selection consultant had a prospect that would create at least 800 jobs but needed a site that was ready to turn dirt in August, only three months away. Over the course of those three prqwkv/#vwdļ#iurp#JVPS/#wkh#flw|#ri# San Marcos and Hays County worked tirelessly to ensure all approvals were in place, including rezoning and incentives. Amazon.com broke ground on their Vdq#Pdufrv#ixoĽoophqw#fhqwhu#rq#Dxj1# 14, 2015 and expects to be operational by the end of this year.

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LOCAL INDUSTRY

PIC PIPING

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PIC Piping is new to the San Marcos area but soon will be a major player when it comes to employers. Right rļ#Lqwhuvwdwh#68/#mxvw#qruwk#ri# the city, it is located on 41 acres and according to Plant Manager Gabriel Anaya, the facility is “the largest pipe facility for pipe fabrication in the world.” It is huge and will be handling orders from all over the world iurp#vxfk#idu0ľxqj#sodfhv#dv#wkh# Ukraine, South Korea, Mexico and Australia. Customers send in the pipe that they would like fabricated and EPIC Piping does the rest. Technology is essential where robots can automatically join special cuts, or bevels and holes made – whatever the customer needs, it can be fabricated here. Exotic metals of all types: carbon steel, alloys to exotic titanium can be made, but no plastic. As an employer, EPIC will soon have the plant running four shifts: Monday through Thursday, 10 hours a day (three shifts a day) or Friday through Sunday 12 hours a day but paid for 40 hours. 50 • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GUIDE TO SAN MARCOS


Within six months, they hope to have 600 employees. They will be training and certifying their own people, who are called family and team members. Diversity and glļhuhqw#edfnjurxqgv#ri#zrunhuv#zloo#eh#d# big part of the employment process. They will need material handlers, painters, sand blasters, truck drivers, mechanics, and custodial crews with pay starting at $13.50 an hour with medical, dental and vision plans. They would like to grow from the inside, training people their way. Their plant is clean, and safety is a huge priority, with steps taken for environmental concerns; there are safety surwrfrov#zlwk#wzr#vdihw|#rĿfhuv#pdnlqj# sure compliance with all safety and plant laws is followed. They have received great support from the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce and through a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission will receive a $1.8 million grant through Austin Community College. EPIC will also be working with the Gary Job Corps and San Marcos High School. All this from a company that started with 45 employees in July 2015, 185 employees in December, and soon to be more than 600 by June. Things are looking bright for EPIC Piping. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GUIDE TO SAN MARCOS • 51


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BRINGING LIFE BACK TO

SPRINGTOWN by CANDICE BRUSUELAS photos by DENISE CATHEY

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he Springtown Center has long been vacant since its previous big-name stores moved to bigger buildings on the south side of San Marcos. What used to be a bustling center including Target, Best Buy, Applebee’s and JC Penney dwindled into a handful of stores, which at the beginning of 2016, remained Bath and Body Works, Twin Liquors, WellMed and GNC. In November of 2015, the center was purchased by Endeavor Real Estate Group in Austin. Endeavor principal Buck Cody says the project is a “gateway into the flw|/Ĥ#wr#wudyhohuv#frplqj#rļ#ri#Lqwhuvwdwh# 35. Cody says Endeavor plans to add to the existing space with three new buildings, bringing the entire square footage of the retail space somewhere just under 230,000 square feet. “It’s a sizable project,” Cody said. “Any project, no matter the line of business, anytime anyone takes a project of size, there are challenges.” The project will be well underway in mid-2016. By that time, he says Endeavor hopes to have the landscaping, parking lot repairs and signage complete. Jrogġv#J|p#pryhg#lq#Ľuvw1#Dq#hqwhutainment venue called The Spot, owned by EVO, will move in about mid-2016. Cody says Endeavor will attempt to disrupt the already established businesses as little as possible. “In the long run, it should impact their business for the better,” he said. “They’re going from an empty shopping center, for the most part, in a state of disrepair iru#jrlqj#rq#Ľyh#wr#vl{#|hduv#qrz/#jrlqj# into a project that will make the tenants, shoppers and residents of San Marcos feel like they’re in a brand new shopping center.”

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BUSINESS PARK

Old Mill Business Park is a local legend by DAVID SHORT photo by THE OLD MILL

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he Old Mill Business Park is one of the unique treasures of San Marcos. Built in 1924 as a cotton mill, the 12-acre site has lived a few other lives since then leading to its present use as a business park. With 120,000 square feet total, the Old Mill has warehouse space, oljkw#pdqxidfwxulqj#dqg#rĿfh#frpsoh{#vsdfhv1##Vxlwhv#udqjh#iurp#dv# small as 125 square feet to as large as 20,000 square feet. Dq#dgghg#ehqhĽw#lv#d#klvwrulf#udlofdu#pxvhxp#vlwwlqj#uljkw#ehvlgh# the main building. The seven cars include a 1930’s caboose, 1947 Sante Fe “Super Chief” Pullman and 1950’s vintage club car, which can be used for catered meetings. Located on the back portion of the 12 acres, the new Mill Street Crossing will break ground this year. A 26,000-sq.-ft. retail facility in the most densely populated area of the city, Mill Street Crossing will feature a grocery store among other retail venues.

Built in 1924 12 Acres

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Voted the best hamburgers in Hays County www.centerpointstation.com instagram.com/centerpointstation/

www.centerpointstation.com Exit 200 • Across from the Outlets

3946 IH-35 South • San Marcos • 512.392.1103

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GSMP

PARTNERSHIP RACKS UP MAJOR WINS,

EPIC & AMAZON San Marcos has been named the fastest growing small town in the country for the third consecutive year

by DAVID SHORT photos by DAVID SHORT & GERALD CASTILLO

here’s no question 2015 was a fantastic year for the Greater San Marcos Partnership. With 1,445 new jobs in the region plus $225 million in new investment, the economy continues to grow in what is also one of the fastest-growing population areas in the country. GSMP hosted four major signature events during Fiscal Year 2015: The Greater San Marcos Showcase, Innovation Summit, Economic Outlook and Governor’s Small Business Forum. The year started with the major announcement of EPIC Piping, the world’s fastest-growing speciality pipe fabricator, coming to the old Butler Manufacturing facility. EPIC Piping almost immediately hired 350 new employees and since then has received a grant for on-site custom training through the Austin Community College District. The Texas Skills Development Fund Grant comes from the Texas Workforce Commission and means EPIC Piping will now have a local workforce approaching 500 employees.

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Then in August came the announcement that brought cheers of joy and excitement wkurxjkrxw#wkh#flw|#dv#Dpd}rq#frqĽuphg#wkh|#zrxog#exlog#wkhlu#qhzhvw#ixoĽoophqw# center in San Marcos. With an anticipated workforce of 1,000, Amazon is the largest job creation announcement in the region this year. Work on the 880,000-sq.-ft. building started almost immediately and the plant is expected to be operational by the end of 2016. ģWkhvh#surmhfwv#lqyroyhg#wluhohvv#hļruwv#iurp#vwdļv#ri#JVPS/#wkh#flw|#ri#Vdq# Marcos and Hays County to secure,” Adriana Cruz, president of GSMP, said. “First approaching GSMP, the companies communicated their needs and what they would bring to the community, which determines if it’s viable for incentive agreements. It zdv#wkhq#wkdw#wkh#lqfhqwlyh#rļhuv#iurp#erwk#wkh#flw|#ri#Vdq#Pdufrv#dqg#Kd|v#Frxqw|# were presented and approved.” The role of the GSMP is to act as the liaison and to help navigate the process from beginning to end for companies to either expand or relocate in San Marcos.

GSMP awarded the Dick Burdick Award for Innovation in Business to Ed F. Sadjadi with MicroPower Global. Pictured from left are Stephen Frasier, Adrianna Cruz, Sadjadi, John Schott and Laura Kilcrease.


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Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos 211 Lee Street Tues-Fri 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. www.sanmarcoscentro.org

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3 Charles S. Cock House Museum and Merriman Cabin Cottage Kitchen, Serving Hot Lunches on Fridays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 400 E. Hopkins | Tours Available Upon Request www.heritagesanmarcos.org

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SAN MARCOS CISD

School district makes great strides CAMPUSES REPORT EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMICS

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he new Bonham Pre-Kindergarten Center was occupied in February 2015 and dedicated in March by guest speaker Dr. Libby Doggett, deputy assistant secretary for Policy & Early Learning at the U.S. Department of Education. The Rattler multi-purpose stadium opened in October 2014 with seating for 8,000 and has become the envy of Central Texas. Students have been using the Student Activity Center since April 2015, along with uhqrydwhg#edvhedoo#Ľhogv#dqg#dq#dpd}lqj#qhz#wudfn#idflolw|1# Miller Middle School’s athletic complex and additional fodvvurrpv#vkrxog#eh#Ľqlvkhg#e|#hduo|#vxpphu/#dv#zloo#wkh# additional schools’ renovations. The new Lamar Building that will host the Phoenix Learning Center and Rebound is nearing occupancy. In May, the district rolled out a new communication tool called “Let’s Talk,” that allows visitors to access the district website (www.smcisd.net) to submit questions, comments, concerns and compliments from any device. One can pick from current topics of interest or go directly to a particular campus or department. There are options to leave contact information for follow-up with two business days, or to remain anonymous. The goal is to listen to all stakeholders. Instruction and learning are the guiding premises of education. The three broad expanses of learning fall within the areas of academics, art and athletics — and through these, educators are still able to also bring in critical concepts of character development, health and safety and community service to all students. The district has the goal that every Rattler graduate will have a minimum of 12 college hours and/or a family suswdlqlqj#zdjh#fhuwlĽfdwlrq#zkhq#wkh|#uhfhlyh#wkhlu#glsorpd1 The NAMM Foundation recognized San Marcos CISD for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) 2015 designation. Qrz#lq#lwv#49wk#|hdu/#EFPH#dĿupv#vfkrro#glvwulfwv#wkdw# kdyh#ghprqvwudwhg#h{fhswlrqdo#hļruwv#wrzdug#pdlqwdlqlqj# music education as part of the schools’ core curriculum. The district’s campuses received the Support Music Merit Award for 2015 to acknowledge their commitment to music education PK-12. But music is only one of the arts in which San Marcos CISD students excel, as accomplishments in dance and visual arts demonstrate. 58 • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GUIDE TO SAN MARCOS


Dwkohwlf#Gluhfwru#Pdun#Vrwr#dqg#klv#frdfklqj#vwdļ# celebrated many accomplishments with their talented teams of student-athletes, many of whom won recognition as Scholar Athletes. Four of the Top 10 scholars were athletes, with 11 in the top 10 percent. Fourteen vwxghqw0dwkohwhv#zhuh#rļhuhg#xqlyhuvlw|#vfkroduvklsv# based on their high school athletic careers. At the middle school level, student-athletes were also doing great things. For example, Miller Girls Athletics reported that Volleyball 7A was 7-2 in District and third in Hays County. 8A was 8-1 in Glvwulfw#dqg#Ľqlvkhg#irxuwk#lq#Kd|v#Frxqw|1#Jrrgqljkw# Girls teams also reported successes: Volleyball 8A was third in District and second in Hays County, 8B was second in District overall, 7A was second in District dqg#Ľuvw#lq#Kd|v#Frxqw|/#dqg#wkh#:E#whdp#zdv#Xqghfeated District Champs 9-0. Basketball 8A was 8-1 in District and second overall, 8B was 9-0 in District and Undefeated District Champs, 7A was 8-1 in District and second overall, and 7B was third place overall. The eighth-grade soccer team was 2-2 for the season, and wkh#vhyhqwk0judgh#whdp#zdv#604#pdnlqj#wkh#sod|rļv1 Success is, in large part, due to the strong commitment of educators and the support of parents and the community.

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TRANSPORTATION

ROAD TO THE FUTURE

FM110 WILL EXPAND TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE by DALTON SWEAT photos by ANITA MILLER

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an Marcos has traditionally been centered west of the Interstate 35 corridor, but the city is expanding out to the east. That expansion will be added by the construction of FM-110, which will connect to Interstate 35 both north and south of the city. “I think that the county and the city have been really smart in making sure the transportation infrastructure is ready and available for the growth that is taking place,” Adriana Cruz, executive director of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, said. It will essentially create a loop for the eastern half of San Marcos to bypass the interstate if needed. On the north side, it will connect to Yarrington Road and on the south side it will hit the interstate at McCarty Lane. FM-110 is essentially planned as an industrial corridor and the access created by the new road will continue to help spur that growth. “The eastern side of San Marcos has become a de facto industrial center, particularly along Clovis Barker Road where we have a number of manufacturers and small business owners,” Cruz said. That industrial area of town, along with the future accessibility that FM-110 will add, is already attracting some big names. Dpd}rq#kdv#ghflghg#wr#exlog#d#ixoĽoophqw#fhqwhu#lq# the area, and Cruz said that FM-110 had an impact on their decision. She also said that other companies are already looking into the area. “I think it is a great asset that we have that we promote very regularly,” Cruz said. Another added ehqhĽw#lv#lw#zloo#uxq#lq#iurqw#ri#wkh#Vdq#Pdufrv#Pxqlfipal Airport. “That is an underutilized asset the city and the county have that we would like to see growth and development take place there,” Cruz said of the airport. “The presence of FM-110 is going to help with that.” The remaining portion of construction left on FM-110 is between Highway 123 and Interstate 35 to the north. That portion of the project is currently undergoing environmental clearance. The Texas Department of Transportation said that they anticipate that approval will be granted in 2016 and construction could be scheduled once that clearance is given.

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SAN MARCOS HIGH SCHOOL

SOTO TAKES CONTROL

HEAD COACH MARK SOTO KNEW HIS PLAN WAS FOOLPROOF; HE’D SEEN IT WORK BEFORE.

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efore the Judson graduate took over the reins at San Marcos High School, he played under Texas high school legend and Hall of Famer, D.W. Rutledge, and after that, he was a disciple and defensive coordinator under Jim Rackley until he retired in 2012. Sports weren’t just activities, Soto was always taught to use athletics as a vessel to build character. “It’s a vehicle for teaching life lessons,” Soto said. “The number one thing I remembered and use today is we’re going to build wkh#fkdudfwhu#ri#wkh#nlg#Ľuvw#dqg#lq#wxuq# that’s going to make him a great football player and a great athlete.” When Soto was hired as San Marcos athletic director and football head coach in 2012, he felt he had paid his dues with around 15 years of experience as either a position coach or coordinator and was ready to help build something on his own. After being passed on the Judson head coaching job in favor of Kerrville-Tivy’s Mark Smith, despite the recommendation of Rackley, San Marcos ended up being wkh#shuihfw#Ľw#iru#Vrwrġv#sklorvrsk|#wr#eh# implemented. “It wasn’t in spite or anything but I certainly didn’t want to be where (Judson) didn’t want me,” Soto recalled. “Saying bye wasn’t hard. It was probably more excitement to start something new and to grow something and build something back up to prominence.” 62 • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GUIDE TO SAN MARCOS

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San Marcos’ 8-4 record in 2015 was its best in nearly 10 years. Under head coach Mark Soto, the Rattlers earned ̅iˆÀwÀÃÌ«>ޜvv appearance since 2007.

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Diwhu#ehlqj#d#shuhqqldo#sod|rļ#vwdsoh#xqghu# former coach Bruce Bush, San Marcos had experienced a near 10-year stretch in which the program produced only 11 wins from 2007 to the time he was hired in 2012. Diwhu#d#40<#uhfrug#klv#Ľuvw#vhdvrq/#Vdq# Pdufrv#Ľqlvkhg#709#wkh#qh{w#wzr#vhdvrqv# leading up to last season’s 8-4 record and a bi-district title. Coach Bush’s legacy may have been in the air around San Marcos High School, but it never bothered Soto, except of course when it came to play Lockhart—a team that runs Bush’s patented Slot-T rļhqvh1 “You always felt a little sense of it, but nobody really brought it to the forefront,” Soto said. “The one thing that we made sure of was that we were going to beat Lockhart’s rļhqvh#ehfdxvh#wkdw#zdv#d#Vorw0W/#Euxfh# Bush-type of rļhqvh1#Wkdw#zdv#nlqg#ri#kljk#rq#wkh#frdfkġv# totem pole of things to do.” “I knew exactly who he was, how he did it and wanted to live up to that mystique.” Wkh#Ľuvw#ihz#gd|v#rq#wkh#mre/#Vrwr#glgqġw# say much. Khġg#ohdyh#klv#rĿfh#wr#fkhfn#rxw#wkh# dwkohwlf#shulrg#dqg#wkhq#uhwuhdw#wr#klv#rĿfh# to dissect his observations. Other coaches at the time, including assistant coach Robbie Robledo, felt that he was a bit too quiet for someone given the keys to an athletics program. Little did they know, he was planning the long-term blueprint and the third week, he hashed out his new coaches’ handbook. “I came out and said, ‘This is how it’s going to be,’” Soto recalled. “Once I kind of evaluated where we were, I met with every coach and said this is what we’re going to do, this is the plan that’s going to work and we went about that plan.” The program wasn’t in disarray or anything. It was just spread out, distant. Baseball hung out with baseball, football with football and the girls sports with girls sports. No cohesion. “Everybody kind of did their own thing,” Soto said. “There was no rhythm or feeling of togetherness between all the programs, all the sports. That was one of the basis of the foundation was, we’re going to get along.” Now go to a basketball game and see football players, same for soccer and softball. Nearly every sport has seen a renaissance of success and football was just the biggest and most recent.

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SAN MARCOS HIGH SCHOOL

TOP OF THE LINE HIGH SCHOOL’S NEW ATHLETIC FACILITY IS THE TALK OF THE REGION by ISHMAEL JOHNSON photos by ISHMAEL JOHNSON

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hiruh#khdg#frdfk#Wrp#Khupdq#rĿfldoo|#nlfnhg#rļ# his “H-Town Takeover” in Houston this season, he hosted his UH football camp at San Marcos High School in front of their recently opened student activity center. Before the camp concluded he made sure to ask San Marcos athletic director Mark Soto for some photos of the school’s new center to bring back to show Houston’s athletic director, Hunter Yuracheck, that this was the high-level facility that Herman’s program needed to compete at the highest level. “They have an indoor (facility), I’ve been in it, it’s older, but he was like, ‘Do you have any pictures that I could take back?’” Soto recalled. “I had Incarnate Word come up, their athletic directors came up and toured the whole thing.” From their home stadium to the new facility, San Marcos has been the talk of the region for a good calendar year. But area high schools envying San Marcos’ student activity center that opened last spring is one thing, Division I college athletic programs is another. Roughly eight months since its opening, San Marcos High School utilized nearly every aspect of the all-sport complex including to combat weather-related incidents like a rain delay during San Marcos’ softball game against San Antonio Kennedy and a rain storm during the football team’s season opening scrimmage against San Antonio Holmes. Zkhq#kh#Ľuvw#sursrvhg#wkh#fhqwhu#wr#wkh#flw|/#lq# addition to the construction of San Marcos Toyota Rattler Stadium, Soto had a big-picture mindset that involved much more than just football. He knew this would soon be the norm across all big-time high school programs in the state. “I was hoping they’d see into the future,” Soto said. “This is the way of high school athletics in Texas. We are 64 • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GUIDE TO SAN MARCOS

on the forefront of it, driving and pushing and striving to be in the front in the elite pack. I think with the facility we are in the elite pack.” Members of North East ISD including athletic director Karen Funk and district project managers toured the facility and their praise was probably the most meaningful of all. “I get them from the coaches all the time,” Soto said. “But when you get them from the project managers and the architects of a school district that size, Northeast, and they say that we did an amazing job building this, those guys knew what was up, I’m just a coach I ain’t no facility manager.” Zkhq#wkh#idflolw|#rĿfldoo|#rshqhg#odvw#vsulqj/#hyhu|# sport was on full display for the public to see. Batting cages, soccer equipment, wrestling mats, tennis gear zlwk#vwxghqw0dwkohwhv#sduwlflsdwlqj#zhuh#vkrzlqj#rļ#wkh# versatility of the new facility. Don’t believe it? Ask Tom Herman.


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DOWNTOWN

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LOCAL LOVEBIRDS

Ron & Marie Jager THE PRICE CENTER IS THE PICTURE-PERFECT BACKDROP FOR LIFE’S PRECIOUS TIMES

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arried for 64 years, handsome couple Ronald and Marie Jager are still very much in love. Wkh|#krog#kdqgv/#mrnh#wrjhwkhu/#Ľqlvk#hdfk# other’s sentences and have an abiding admiration for each other. Iljkwlqj#wkh#jrrg#Ľjkw#iru#vhyhudo#|hduv/#wkh#eolvvixo# couple has ultimately watched their labor of love, the Price Center, reach fruition for the enjoyment of the community. Having moved to San Marcos in 1972, the adorable couple had always shared aspirations of owning a theater-type building with universal appeal. The scholarly couple for the duration of their marriage have nurtured a fondness for all facets of the theater. Both retired, Marie was an acclaimed director of high school theater while Ronald has worked as a playwright. There is nothing that this Renaissance couple has not achieved, and they can’t help but gush about each other’s lengthy roster of achievements. “She had a very good career at Clear Creek High School as a drama teacher. She was recognized across the state as the superior high school drama teacher lq#wkh#Ľhog#ri#idufh1#Lġp#nlqg#ri#d#idufh#vr#L#Ľw#lq#zhoo# with what she was teaching, and I got involved with the drama aspect of our lives. So we continued to do that until we got ready to move up here for me to go to UT (the University of Texas at Austin) for my Ph.D. degree. So we moved here to Austin in 1965, and we moved here in 1972, and we’ve been here ever since,” Ronald

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Jager said. In later years, Marie would have an acting role in “To Kill A Mockingbird,” which was presented on the Price Center’s stage. Along the way, the former high school drama teacher has also sewn countless costumes and curtains for other productions, including Ronald Jager’s self-penned creation, “Falderal,” which translates to the word, nonsense. Wkrxjk#lw#zdv#qrw#wkhlu#Ľuvw#fkrlfh#iru#d#exloglqj# that would be embraced by the community, the Jagers purchased the Price Center from H.Y. Price whom had bought it from First Christian Church. Price had designs on converting it into a multi-generational facility, and the Jagers were in accordance with his vision for the Price Center. When they acquired the Price Center, it was a dilapidated structure with a large portion demolished e|#Ľuh1#ģLw#zdv#d#gxps/Ĥ#vdlg#Urqdog/#dq#;;0|hdu0rog# former geologist and professor at Southwest Texas State University. Marie solemnly expressed her sentiments concerning why they wanted to take on the arduous feat of refurbishing the Price Center. “We felt that this was our calling by God to do this, and so that’s the reason why we took it on. If God had not been with us, we would have given up several times I think,” while pointing to photos on the wall that uhyhdohg#wkh#exloglqjġv#suhylrxv#kruulĽf#frqglwlrq1 Thanks to their abundant generosity, the multi-level building has undergone extensive renovation and repair work.


Ronald also took it upon himself to build, replace or repair the lustrous woodwork. They were also dedicated to retaining the building’s integrity and sprucing up the structure’s embossed tin ceiling. Today, the Price Center, with its golden facade and elegant interior design, starkly contrasts its former dismal appearance. The stately facility, with its cozy, inviting atmosphere, is immaculate, and the Jagers are fastidious in ensuring that never changes. They meticulously helm the Price Center’s operations at 222 W. San Antonio St. where they typically volunteer between eight and 14 hours per day. “Nobody is that crazy except for us,” said Marie, with her signature razor-sharp wit. Steeped in history, the Price Center serves San Marcos in numerous capacities including lavish wedding ceremonies. The interior walls are adorned with original artwork and phprudelold#uhľhfwlqj#Vdq#Pdufrvġ#fxowxudo#wdshvwu|1#Wkh# décor is regal, and holiday decorations are prevalent. The Price Center, which has an elevator installed thanks to a hefty $90,000 grant from the McCoys, routinely bustles with activity. A variety of classes to pique the interest of residents of all ages and backgrounds are held weekly in the posh setting. Reputable choreographer and theater director Lee Colee’ and her crew also host theater productions at the Price Center, including “Oklahoma.” “The Little Mermaid” and

“The King and I” are other productions that have been presented in the spacious venue. The Price Center is a popular venue for concerts, dance classes, weddings, reunions and other joyous occasions. People of all ages who want to cultivate new hobbies owe it to themselves to visit the Price Center to absorb its lively, energetic scene. “We have the line-dancing classes and then we have the Zumba class that comes in here on another day. Then we have a health administration group that comes in here on Wednesday morning,” Ronald said. Marie, who turned 87 years old in February, quickly added that there is an endless number of activities and events suited for all individuals. “We have quilting and china painting that are regular courses. They are for anybody who wants to participate,” she said. Another attraction at the Price Center is the luncheons. They are traditionally held on the premises where the Euro Fdih#vwdļ#vhuyhv#Phglwhuudqhdq#iduh#wr#kxqju|#sdwurqv1# The Jagers are tireless in their dedication to overseeing the Price Center as a multi-generational building that is accessible and accommodating to everyone. “We’ve been in here since 1998, working to renovate the whole building with the idea of what we wanted it to be, which is multi-generational. That’s what our motto is: It’s an opportunity community. We want everybody to come who has use for it,” Ronald said.

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BUSINESS EXPO

BACK TO OUR FUTURE San Marcos Chamber hosts Annual Business Expo at the Embassy Suites

by DAVID SHORT photos by DAVID SHORT

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ith the theme of “Back to Our Future,” the 2015 San Marcos Area Chamber Business Expo was by far the most successful ever. And that is saying a lot considering it was the 30th year for the business expo. In fact, it was so successful that all of the sponsors signed up for the 2016 business expo within minutes of the 2015 ending. The theme for 2016 is “Super Heroes of San Marcos” and will feature a mixer celebration of Gotham at Night. Hyhq#zlwk#d#uhydpshg#ľrru#sodq#wkdw# includes seven more booth spaces for a total of 125, vendors wasted no time in signing up leading to a complete sell-out three months earlier than last year and seven months prior to the event itself. Held at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, this year’s event is Sept. 1 and is back-to-back with the Governor’s Small Business Forum.

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The forum is an annual event that promotes networkings and various resources for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Last year’s forum included breakout sessions like nurturing workforce excellence, marketing your business and how to do business with the public sector. Hosted by the Greater San Marcos Partnership, the forum is also supported by wkh#RĿfh#ri#wkh#Jryhuqru/# the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, the city of San Marcos and the Center for Entrepreneurial Action at Texas State University.

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LOCAL ARTS

EYE OF THE DOG

LOCAL ART CENTER THAT ’S FOCUSED ON COMMUNIT Y by JAY JONES photos by DENISE CATHEY

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hat describes Eye of the Dog Art Center in a nutshell” says Billy Ray Mangham as he takes a break from working on his latest piece, a phrenology style head featuring Texas Musicians. Eye of the Dog Art Center provides classes, workshops, studio and conference space, and hosts family-friendly community events. Billy Ray and his wife Beverly have owned the property just north of San Marcos since 1989. They sold their art work in galleries and juried art shows across the country until 2007. The love of sharing the creative spirit fueled by wkh#ghvluh#wr#jlyh#edfn#wr#wkh#Vdq#Pdufrv#frppxqlw|#lqvsluhg#wkh#Ľuvw#zrunshop in 2008. Eye of the Dog hosts multiple workshops every year featuring local and nationally-known instructors. All skill levels are included. Although fod|#duw#lv#wkh#irfxv/#pl{hg0phgld#dqg#gudzlqj#fodvvhv#duh#dovr#rļhuhg1 #Wkhlu#odwhvw#nloq#dgglwlrq#lv#d#433#fx1#iw1#zrrg#Ľuhg#Wudlq#Nloq#ghvljqhg#e|#Ghh# Exfn#Ğ#d#zrrg#Ľuh#h{shuw#iurp#Qhz#Eudxqihov1#Pdq|#yroxqwhhuv#dqg#phpehuv# of the Texas State Ceramics Department came together to build this worldclass kiln. A popular event at the center is the annual Clay Continuum held yearly in January. Forty people, four instructors, and four days make for an intense ohduqlqj#h{shulhqfh#lq#vfxoswxuh/#zkhho#zrun/#kdqg#exloglqj/#dqg#Ľulqj1 Another highly anticipated event is the annual Dirt Dauber Festival held each year in mid May. Forty clay artists will be showing and selling their work. The Festival includes demonstrations, pottery contests, live music, refreshments, and a children’s clay play area. The two-day event is family oriented and admission is free.

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Eye of the Dog welcomes the people of San Marcos and surrounding area to experience the creative process and be a part of a creative community. The importance of community was made apparent following the Halloween Flood disaster of 2015. Flood water reached three feet in many places and damaged the gallery, several studios, the kilns and the Mangham’s home. The community (20 – 50 people of all ages and occupations per day) came together volunteering labor, support, food, and lots of love. “It was truly an remarkable endeavor”, says Mangham. “It strengthened our resolve to rebuild and give back to this amazing, diverse community.” The center continues to rebuild and move forward. A community garden, children’s events, and a guest house for group gatherings are in the works for 2016. The Eye of the Dog website, www. eyeofthedog.com, provides a calendar for upcoming events.

Billy Ray Mangham applies black underglaze to one of his most recent pieces.

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[top of the page] Bridget Hauser demonstrates at the Clay Continuum [middle of the page] Nancy Neergard works on her sculpture while the clay is in a “plastic” state. [bottom photo] Renee Lopresti applies underglaze to a cup LivœÀi̅iw˜>wÀˆ˜}°

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PRIVATE EDUCATION

SAN MARCOS ACADEMY by SHELLEY HENRY photos by DON ANDERS

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amilies seeking a private day school option for their children in grades sixth through 12th need look no further than San Marcos Academy. Maintaining a tradition of excellence vlqfh#4<3:/#wkh#Dfdghp|#rļhuv#d#fkdoohqjlqj#froohjh#suhsdudwru|# curriculum in a nurturing, Christ-centered environment. Although the academy has traditionally been known as a boarding school, the day-student population has grown steadily over the past decade, from 45 local students in 2006 to 130 today. These days, students are not only from San Marcos, but also from several other surrounding communities, including Kyle, Buda, New Braunfels, Wimberley, Maxwell, Lockhart and Seguin.

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PRIVATE EDUCATION Area families are sending their children to the Academy for a variety of reasons. Many appreciate the small classes (averaging about 12 students per class) that ensure fewer distractions and more individual attention from the teacher. Others value the opportunity their children have to interact with boarding students who come from all across Texas as well as from other states and a dozen foreign countries. This global community of learners creates a unique campus environment where students can safely experience a diversity of ideas and cultures. Sduhqwv#dovr#dssuhfldwh#wkh#ľh{lelolw|#ri#wkh# Academy’s fully accredited and technology-enriched academic program, designed to meet each student’s individual needs. Highly motivated students who seek a challenging college preparatory schedule can enroll in honors courses that include pre-AP, AP and gxdo0fuhglw#rswlrqv1#Rwkhu#vwxghqwv#Ľqg#wkdw#wkh# uhjxodu#froohjh#suhs#vhtxhqfh#ehwwhu#Ľwv#wkhlu#ohduqlqj# style and pace, while students with mild to moderate ohduqlqj#glļhuhqfhv#pd|#rsw#wr#hquroo#lq#wkh#Dfdghp|ġv# Learning Skills Program. Whatever path they choose, SMA graduates are well prepared for success in college. Extracurricular opportunities are another aspect of the Academy experience valued by parents and students alike. Boys and girls of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to compete in athletics, where the options include team sports like football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball and softball as well as more individual sports such as golf, swimming, tennis, track and cross

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frxqwu|1#Wkrvh#zkr#zdqw#wr#sxuvxh#wkh#Ľqh#duwv#pd|# enroll in band, choir, drama or visual art classes and can take private music lessons as well. The academy dovr#rļhuv#dq#htxhvwuldq#surjudp#iru#ehjlqqlqj#ru# advanced riders and a 4-H Club for those who want to experience a hands-on animal project. D#kljko|#udqnhg#Mxqlru#URWF#xqlw#rļhuv#h{fhoohqw# training in leadership and citizenship along with opportunities to excel in such areas as orienteering, guloo#dqg#fhuhprq|/#froru#jxdug#dqg#ulľh#whdp1#Pruh# than one-third of all high school students participate in the Academy’s voluntary Corps of Cadets, which has been a campus tradition for almost a century. When looking for a private day school in Texas, cost is one factor in making a selection, however, it is an important factor, and parents must look closely at what they receive for their money. San Marcos Academy provides top level academics on a 220-acre Kloo#Frxqwu|#fdpsxv#zlwk#d#idfxow|#dqg#vwdļ#ghyrwhg#wr# the welfare of young men and women. Add to that the promotion of Christian values, emphasis on leadership training and diligent attention to each student’s needs, and San Marcos Academy emerges as an educational option well worth considering. San Marcos Academy is your student’s ticket to tomorrow. Frqwdfw#wkh#Dgplvvlrqv#RĿfh#dw#8450:860;333#iru# lqirupdwlrq#derxw#wkh#gd|#surjudp#ru#wkh#Ľyh0gd|# and seven-day boarding options. SMA can accept new students throughout the school year through rolling enrollment.


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artin Marietta, an American-based company and a member of the S&P 500 Index, is a leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, with operations spanning 32 states, Canada and the Caribbean. Dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live, and the Hunter team proudly supports the San Marcos community with a focus on quality building materials, exceptional customer service and responsible stewardship. The Hunter Cement Plant has been in the Central Texas community for more than 30 years, building on a rich history of providing quality material and striving for innovation and excellence. As the largest producer of cement in Texas and a major cement producer in California, Martin Marietta is also a major supplier of construction aggregate, ready-mix concrete and concrete products. As with all operations, the Hunter Plant is committed to sustainable manufacturing and continuous improvement of rshudwlrqdo#hĿflhqflhv1# Balancing the area’s critical need for cement with the ability to manufacture in an environmentally sound manner has always been important in the past; today it lv#fulwlfdo1#Dv#Fhqwudo#Wh{dv#frqwlqxhv#wr#ihho#wkh#hļhfwv# of restricted water usage and increasing prices of this valuable natural resource, we wanted to maintain our water xvdjh#lq#d#pruh#vxvwdlqdeoh#zd|1#Lq#hļruwv#wr#hqkdqfh# the sustainability of our operations while also remaining frpshwlwlyh/#zh#pdgh#d#vljqlĽfdqw#lqyhvwphqw#lq#rxu#zdwhu# management by building an infrastructure to use reclaimed water. Through this process, it saves the area millions of

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gallons of water per year and has a positive impact on the reserves of the Edwards Aquifer. We understood the need for water conservation early on and invested in the future, which has proven to be worthwhile for our operations and the community. Rxu#vxvwdlqdelolw|#hļruwv#duh#qrw#olplwhg#wr#zdwhu# conservation. Hunter Kiln Line 2 opened as one of the prvw#hqhuj|#hĿflhqw#dqg#hqylurqphqwdoo|#vrxqg#fhphqw# plants in the industry. With its completion, Hunter Line 2 placed Martin Marietta on the forefront of modern and hqhuj|0hĿflhqw#surgxfwlrq#whfkqrorj|#lq#wkh#fhphqw# lqgxvwu|1##VljqlĽfdqw#lqyhvwphqwv#zhuh#pdgh#wr#lqvxuh#wkh# rswlpl}dwlrq#ri#hqhuj|#hĿflhqf|#dqg#vxvwdlqdelolw|#zkloh# also minimizing environmental impacts. Martin Marietta also increased its presence in the Central Texas region with expanded aggregates operations and uhdg|0pl{#frqfuhwh#idflolwlhv1#Wkhvh#hļruwv#zloo#exlog#d# vwurqj#irxqgdwlrq#iru#hĿflhqw#dqg#vxvwdlqdeoh#vxffhvv#lq#d# region of the U.S. that holds tremendous promise. We take great pride in safely providing the highest quality building materials to our area and being a committed partner with the community. We continue to partner with organizations such as the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce, including the Texas Water Safari and Paddle Fest that provides an opportunity to spotlight innovative building solutions that enhance the environment. Martin Marietta is proud to continue its role in the longterm growth of this community. To learn more about Martin Marietta, visit www.martinmarietta.com. •


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Chase Katz

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Sandra Sepulveda-Lopez Assistant to Constable/Justice Clerk, Hays County Constable

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COMMUNITY INSPIRATION Adriana Cruz Greater San Marcos Partnership Quality job creation is the work of the Greater San Marcos Partnership and its President Adriana Cruz. And boy did they kdyh#d#whuulĽf#|hdu#Ğ#683#mrev#zhuh#dqqrxqfhg#lq#Iheuxdu|# due to the arrival of EPIC Piping. Then, in August, 1,000 jobs were announced, associated with the Amazon Distribution Center. We’ve done the research, and there have been more jobs announced, with Cruz and the GSMP’s hard work, over the last 12 months than have been announced over the last 12 years. Cruz, one of the best economic developers in the frxqwu|#Ğ#suhylrxvo|#khoslqj#wr#ohdg#wkh#hļruwv#ri#erwk#wkh# Dxvwlq#Fkdpehu#dqg#wkh#Jryhuqruġv#RĿfh#ri#Hfrqrplf# Development. We are proud to award our Community Inspiration for 2015 to her.

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BUSINESS OF THE YEAR UNDER 50 EMPLOYEES Texas State Optical San Marcos Vwhyh#VwdqĽhog#kdv#ehhq#wuhdwlqj#sdwlhqwv#dw#wkh##K\SHUOLQN# “http://www.sanmarcostso.com/”Texas State Optical in San Pdufrv#vlqfh#4<;:1#Gu1#VwdqĽhog#lv#d#Pdjqd#Fxp#Odxgh#judgxdwh# of the University of Houston and a 1983 graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry. He has served on the Texas State Optical Board of Directors, and has built solid relationships with his patients and their families. He especially enjoys interacting with patients that often include many members of the same family. Dp|#VwdqĽhog#lv#dfwlyho|#lqyroyhg#lq#wkh#frppxqlw|/#vhuylqj# rq#wkh#erdug#ri#gluhfwruv#ri#vhyhudo#qrq0surĽwv1#Vkh#lv#d#Sdvw# Chair of the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, served as a commissioner on the Planning and Zoning Commission for the city of San Marcos and is the President of the Board of Directors for the San Marcos Education Foundation. Together their involvement in making Texas State Optical - San Pdufrv#d#ehwwhu#exvlqhvv#lv#eruq#rxw#lq#lwv#klvwru|ĩzkhq#Gu1# VwdqĽhog#sxufkdvhg#wkh#sudfwlfh/#wkhuh#zhuh#9#hpsor|hhv#dqg# gross sales of less than a half million in his 1st year. Today, they kdyh#5#ixoo#wlph#grfwruv/#48#ixoo#wlph#vwdļ/#6#sduw#wlph#vwdļ#dqg# projected more than triple their business!

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La Sociedad Cuauhtemoc – Cuauhtemoc Hall La Sociedad Cuauhtemoc was started as a way to celebrate Mexican American culture; Mexican Independence Day and focus on helping education among Mexican American residents. Originally located where the present day Chapultapec Homes are, Cuauhtemoc Hall was built as a wooden platform to hold dances such as Diez Y Seis—Mexican Indpendence Day. In 1974, a roof that stood over the platform was enclosed creating Cuauhtemoc Kdoo#rq#Sdwwrq#Vwuhhw#rļ#ri#wkh# Interstate 35 service road. It continues to be a focal point for the community at large as well as generations of Mexican Americans hosting weddings, quinceaneras, judgxdwlrqv/#ixqhudov/#ehqhĽwv# and so much more. Beginning in the 1980s, the leadership at La Sociedad Cuauhtemoc decided to begin providing scholarship assistance to Mexican American

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students, and this year awarded over 30 scholarships amounting wr#'45/333ĩdqg#wr#gdwh/#wkh|#kdyh# awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships. In addition, the membership helps provide assistance to individuals when they need temporary help paying utility bills, medical costs, prescriptions and food. It’s part of a culture of caring and staying true to the principles

of the founding fathers. And word on the street is that Cuauhtemoc Hall is so popular, lw#irufhg#Gdlu|#Txhhq#wr#Ľqdoo|# remodel its location across the street! Accepting the award on behalf of La Sociedad Cuauhtemoc—Cuauhtemoc Hall is Fred Villanueva, Susie Puentes, Janie Longoria and Plfkdho#Yloodqxhyd#rxu#Qrq0SurĽw# of the Year.

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BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 50+ EMPLOYEES CFAN The Business of the Year in the 51+ Employees Category is C-FAN. CFAN was created in December 1991 as a 50/50 joint-venture between two of the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leading aerospace companies, GE Aircraft Engines and SNECMA. The two corporations decided to pool their talent and technical expertise to create a separate company that would meet the challenge of manufacturing high precision parts with advanced composites. The immediate challenge tackled by CFAN was to manufacture the wide chord composite fan blade of the GE90 engine, which powers the Boeing 777 airliner. The JH<3#idq#eodgh#lv#wkh#Ä˝uvw#frpsrvlwh#idq#eodgh#lq#vhuylfh# on a commercial jet engine. In February 1993, CFAN established in San Marcos a state-of-the-art facility, a seasoned workforce in aerospace composites and a portfolio of engine-related high performance composite parts. CFAN is committed to quality throughout company. This commitment is central to their culture, and they focus on eliminating defects, reducing variation and striving to continuously control and improve their processes.

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EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR Cody’s Bistro & Lounge Calling San Marcos home for more than 20 years and knowing the tremendous growth that the San Marcos area would enjoy zhoo#lqwr#wkh#ixwxuh/#Frg|#Frxfk#zdqwhg#wr#rļhu#wkh#frppxqlw|# a unique and alternative upscale destination. Cody’s Bistro )#Orxqjh#kdv#ehfrph#zhoo0nqrzq#iru#lwv#fxolqdu|#rļhulqjv/# handcrafted cocktails, cool music and vibe while providing a memorable customer experience. Since opening day in October 2012, Cody’s has added a full patio/deck overlooking the Hill Country while having live music shuirupdqfh#dggv#wr#wkh#dpelhqfh1##Frg|ġv#dovr#surylghv#rļ0vlwh# and on-site catering for any event. Back in April, it was honored to have been voted Best for Dinner and Favorite Appetizer at the United Way of Hays County’s Sixth Annual Taste of Hays. It also scored the Best Overall in 2013 and 2014, as well as Best for Dinner and Favorite Appetizer. Cody’s Bistro & Lounge may be a young and growing small business, but its management team has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Its goal is to provide a customer experience that will build upon continued success in providing the highest quality of food, beverages and service to customers.

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DOWNTOWN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop While still stationed at Fort Hood, Lindsey and Martin Gentry, owners of Erbert & Gerberts Sandwich Shop, had the opportunity to drive all over Texas as they sought the perfect location for their new business. In San Marcos, they found the downtown area perfect and the city’s demographics and student population ideal. They felt an excitement in the air with the growth that was happening. Now, imagine opening your new business in a construction zone and not having a street in front of that business for the Ľuvw#qlqh#prqwkv#ri#rshudwlrqĩzlwk#irrw#wudĿf#yluwxdoo|# non-existent! Lindsey and Martin decided that they weren’t going to let anything get in the way of them becoming successful. Citing her military experience, Lindsey served in the Army for six years, she determined early on that ‘they would not fail’ and started nqrfnlqj#rq#grruvĩvdpsolqj#wkhlu#vrxsv/#fklolv#dqg#vdqgzlfkhv# dqg#fdwhulqj#d#orw#ri#phdov#doo#ryhu#wrzq#zkloh#rļhulqj#idvw/# iuhtxhqw#dqg#iuhh#gholyhu|ĩlwġv#d#irupxod#wkdw#kdv#khoshg#qrw# only build their business but also helped them celebrate their second year in downtown San Marcos this past October!

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GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR UNDER 50 EMPLOYEES Griffith Ford - San Marcos Having recently moved into their new location on Interstate-35, JulÄżwk#Irug#lv#d#ghdohuvkls#wkdw#qrw#rqo|#phhwv#wkh#qhhgv#ri#lwv# customers but also takes care of the environment. Wkh#qhz#idflolw|#kdv#hqhuj|0hÄżflhqw#OHG#oljkwlqj#wkurxjkrxwÄŠdqg#hyhq#wkrxjk#wkh#xs0iurqw#frvw#lv#vljqlÄ˝fdqwo|#kljkhu/# wkh#sd|edfn#lq#whupv#ri#hqhuj|#vdylqjv#lv#vljqlÄ˝fdqwo|#vkruwhu1## And, since these lights produce very little if any heat, there is ohvv#vwudlq#rq#wkh#kljk#hÄżflhqf|#KYDF#v|vwhp1##Hyhq#wkh#sdunlqj# orw#oljkwv#duh#hqhuj|#hÄżflhqwÄŠzrunlqj#rq#d#wlphu#wr#hqvxuh# optimum energy savings. Dv#zlwk#prvw#ghdohuvklsv/#JulÄżwk#Irug#wdnhv#dq#h{wud#vwhs# zkhq#lw#frphv#wr#Äžxlgv#froohfwhg#iurp#yhklfohvÄŠrlo/#dqwl0iuhh}h/# wudqvplvvlrq#Äžxlg#dqg#rwkhuv#duh#froohfwhg#vhsdudwho|#dqg# recycled. By planting drought resistant zoysia (zoy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; shuâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;) grass and sodqwv#wkdw#uhtxluh#yhu|#olwwoh#zdwhulqj#rqfh#hvwdeolvkhg/#JulÄżwk# Ford provides a landscaped dealership that wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t become dependent on constant watering. Lq#d#exvlqhvv#zkhuh#hqhuj|#hÄżflhqf|#lv#phdvxuhg#lq#wkh# yhklfohv#wkh|#vhoo/#zh#uhfrjql}h#dqg#frqjudwxodwh#JulÄżwk#Irug0 San Marcos for the facility they built.

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AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR Linda Coker To select the Ambassador of the Year, the Top 5 Ambassadors’ names were placed on a ballot and members of the group selected this year’s honoree, Linda Coker. She has been involved with the Chamber on numerrxv#iurqwvĩrq#wkh#Vshfldo#Hyhqwv#Frpplwwhh/#vkhġv# helped give our events more value; as a member of the Chamber’s Education Advisory Board, she helped improve the STEM Fair and assisted in creating “SOARSan Marcos” Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws. As the immediate past chair of the Ambassadors, she frqwlqxhv#wr#vhw#dq#h{dpsoh#wr#rwkhu#Dpedvvdgruvĩlq# addition, our Ambassador of the Year is active in the Heritage Association of San Marcos and of course, the Hays County Historical Commission.

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AWARDS A+ Federal Credit Union was selected as the 2015 SOAR Business of the Year for its contributions to the education of local youth. At Texas Preparatory School, A+ FCU has initiated an awards program that recognizes students earning ‘As’ in their classes; they participate lq#wkhlu#Vwru|ylooh#Sdudgh#dqg#rļhu# Ľqdqfldo#hgxfdwlrq#lq#wkh#fodvvurrp1## At San Marcos Academy, A+ developed a program for students to open a savings or checking account and providing them with a debit card. At Texas State University, A+ has endowed $100,000 in scholarship money for graduate students enrolled in the College of Education to help them earn their advanced degree. Additionally, A+ has pledged another gift to augment a previously established endowment for undergraduates pursuing teacher fhuwlĽfdwlrqv1#Wkh#qhz#jliw#lqfuhdvhv# the undergraduate fund to a total ri#':8/333#dqg#uhľhfwv#wkh#fuhglw# union’s long-standing commitment to Texas State University. More

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educators graduate from Texas State than any other school in Texas. In 2008, they opened the doors ri#wkh#Ľuvw#lq0vfkrro#eudqfk#lq#wkh# Central Texas region with their San Marcos High School branch. The innovative, in-school branches give students a hands-on experience with money through easy access

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Home • Renters • Auto Commercial • Life Medicare • Dental or Health 102 Suttles Ave. San Marcos, TX 78666 512.392.3055 Principal agent: Vernon Cooper a disabled veteran, Texas State alum, and volunteer chaplain. Associate agent: Clay Koenig , Texas State Delta Tau Delta


GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 50+ EMPLOYEES Lowe’s Home Improvement & Warehouse Vlqfh#5336/#Orzhġv#kdv#rļhuhg#wkhlu#fxvwrphuv#d#vdih# and convenient way to dispose of old cell phones, in sduwqhuvkls#zlwk#Fdoo5Uhf|foh/#Qruwk#Dphulfdġv#Ľuvw#dqg# largest battery stewardship program. Lowe’s has recycled 3.5 million pounds of rechargeable batteries. As recently as last year, Lowe’s store participation rate in the Call2Recycle program reached 99.8 percent. Also worth noting, Lowe’s sold enough Energy Star products in 2014 to save customers approximately $2.4 billion in utility costs over the lifetime of the products, and in the process helped eliminate greenhouse gases equivalent to the emissions from nearly 2.9 million cars. Lowe’s also sold enough WaterSense products last year to save customers approximately $23 million annually on water bills and helped reduce water use by approximately 2.5 billion gallons, equivalent to the amount of water used annually by nearly 23,000 U.S. households. Closer to home, each Lowe’s branch will pull together in times of need by helping with volunteers to assist with

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SAN MARCOS FACTS

UTILITIES ELECTRIC POWER San Marcos Electric Utility 630 East Hopkins San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 393-8300 Pedernales Electric Cooperative 201 South Avenue F P.O. Box 1 Johnson City, TX 78636 (830) 868-7155 Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative 650 Highway 21 PO Box 749 Bastrop, TX 78602 (800) 842-7708

Hays Energy Limited Partnership 1601 Frances Harris Lane San Marcos, Texas 78666 (512) 805-7200 Water/Wastewater City of San Marcos 630 East Hopkins San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 393-8010 Crystal Clear Water Supply Company 2370 FM 1979 San Marcos, TX 78666 (830) 372-1031 Maxwell Water Supply 216 Main Street Maxwell, TX 78656 (512) 357-6253

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The greater San Marcos region, including Austin and San Antonio, has a population of 4.1 million people, creating a workforce of more than two million people from within a 50-mile radius of San Marcos.

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San Marcos is home to Texas State University, which has an enrollment of more than 36,000 vwxghqwv#dqg#rļhuv#dq#h{whqvlyh# array of cultural programs. The university consistently supplies local employers with an ample, and well-educated workforce.

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Diamond Pure Water 1815 Mesquite Street San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-4091

NATURAL GAS CenterPoint Energy 1111 Louisiana Street Houston, TX 77002 (800) 427-7142

HELPFUL NUMBERS Connecting to City Utility & Customer Service (512) 393-8383 Garbage Pickup & Recycling (512) 393-8026

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NON-MANUFACTURING Texas State University – 3,201 San Marcos Premium Outlets – 1,600 Tanger Factory Outlet Center – 1,540 San Marcos Consolidated ISD – 1,200 Hays County – 732 CTMC – 700

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Power Outages & After Hours Emergencies (512) 393-8313 Utility Billing Automated Service (512) 393-8333 Water & Energy Conservation (512) 393-8310 Transportation Dept. (512) 393-8036 CenturyLink (512) 754-5699 Time Warner Cable (512) 805-2555 Grande Communications (512) 878-4880

MANUFACTURING C-FAN Aircraft Parts – 650 Thermon Heat Conduction – 415 Philips Commercial & Industrial Lighting – 369 Heldenfels Enterprises, INC. Concrete – 230 United Technologies Aerospace Systems – 164 Martin Marietta – 145


QUICK FACTS QUALITY OF LIFE UNCOMPROMISED

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The greater San Marcos region, located on the edge of Texas Hill Country, is comprised of Caldwell and Hays Counties, and represents the lower 50 percent of the Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos MSA.

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The region is Texas’ premier destination for outdoor adventure, shopping and entertainment.

COST OF LIVING AND POPULATION

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The Cost of Living Index measures relative price levels for consumer goods and services in participating areas. The average for all participating places, both metropolitan and nonmetropolitan, equals 100, and each participant’s index is read as a percentage of the average for all places.

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In 2014, San Marcos, as compared to other Texas cities and metropolitan areas, fared very well, with a cost of living index of 85.6, the fourthlowest in Texas.

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San Marcos has been the fastest-growing city of its size in the nation for the last three years according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the hub of Hays County, the 10th fastest-growing county in the United States.

San Marcos - 54,076 Lockhart - 13,098 Luling - 5,659 Kyle - 31,760 Buda - 10,209 Dripping Springs - 1,870 Wimberley - 2,582 Hays Co. - 176,026 Caldwell Co. - 81,900

*The population number reflects the 2013 census update

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Ron Maddux 690 Centerpoint Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 (561) 310-5537

Fred Saunders 1206 Hwy 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-5811

1st Plumbing Services

1259 Loop 337 North 2nd Floor 713 Oakwood Blvd. New Braunfels, TX 78130 ZZZDĹśDFFRP (830) 708-1711

ABC Home & Commercial Service

David Delgado 8721 South 1st Street Austin, TX 78748 www.1stplumbingservices.com (512) 282-7787

Ruben Thompson 9475 E. Hwy 290 Austin, TX 78724 www.abchomeandcommercial.com (512) 837-9500

3Z Realty

A-Tan Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar

Katy Scruton 2706 Hunter Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.3zrealty.com (866) 999-3349

Abundant Life Church Christian Church

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Paul Buntyn P.O. Box 1350 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.alccsm.org (512) 353-1010

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Gary Tucker 400 Harvey Street PO Box 1429 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.ahmc.com (512) 395-8800

Marisa Garza 1955 Larkspur San Antonio, TX 78213 (201) 693-9545 www.acapellaunlimited.com

A GRUPPO Architects Andrew Nance 109 E. Hpokins, Ste. 209 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.agruppo.com (512) 557-2140

A+ Federal Credit Union Kirby Wottrich 1204 Thorpe Lane P.O. Box 14867 Austin, TX 78761 www.aplusfcu.org (512) 302-6800

AA Care Services Kellie Denton 1106 N Walnut 8546 Broadway, Ste. 109 San Antonio, TX 78217 www.aacareservicestx.com (830) 609-9128

AAA Self Storage Karl Grimes 1900 Old Ranch Rd. 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.yourstorageplace.net (512) 353-6591

1259 Loop 337 North, 2nd Floor New Braunfels, TX 78130 (979) 540-7736

Terry Jester P.O. Box 944 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 392-8181

Air Care Today Fagan Noriega 4730 Hwy 123 Ste.E P.O. Box 44 Martindale, TX 78655 www.aircaretoday.com (512) 348-6810

AirOne Acceptance Home Mortgage Corporation Lance Beck

Acer Water Tank, Inc. 5LFKDUG'XQĹľHOG 1600 Clovis Barker Rd., Ste. 106 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.acerwatertanks.com (877) 223-7784

Adapting Online, LLC Monica Thomason 5114 Balcones Woods Dr., Ste. 307-128 Austin, TX 78759 www.AdaptingOnline.com (512) 993-9993

ADP Brandon Barber 320 Interpark Blvd San Antonio, TX 78216 www.ADP.com (817) 528-9837

Advanced Imaging of San Marcos Katelin Dietz 1330 Wonder World Drive, Ste. 202 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.advancedimagingsanmarcos.com (512) 353-5535

Advocare Dan Langan 104 Plains P.O. Box 189 Martindale, TX 78655 www.advocare.com/11066696 (512) 665-2530

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Pamela Ray P.O. Box 2611 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.phixiomegachapter.org (210) 724-0189

AFLAC - Logan Mangold

AIG American General Shy Chen Spurrier 407 S. Stagecoach Trail, Ste. 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-8898 www.atansushibar.com

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Phi Xi Omega Chapter

2700 Hunter Road, Suite A P.O. Box 509 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.MyAirOne.com (512) 392-0022

Alcove Self Storage Jeff Helgeson 1615 N IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.alcoveselfstorage.com (512) 878-0859

Alexandras House Bed & Breakfast

Alpha Strike Games Russell Forrester 215 W. San Antontio Street #2001 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.alpha-strike-games.com (512) 749-1093

Altra Industrial Motion - TB Woodâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ameridrives Andrea Ruiz 2000 Clovis Barker Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-4000

Alzheimerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Texas Christian Wells 3520 Executive Center, Ste 140 Austin, TX 78731 www.txalz.org (512) 241-0420

American Constructors, Inc. Rhonda Bly 4330 Gaines Ranch Loop, Suite 230 Austin, TX 78735 www.acitexas.com (512) 328-2026

American Maid & Janitorial Service Michele Burleson 308 Magnolia St San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 557-5082

Rosemary Lyday 250 Hugo Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.alexandrashousetx.com (512) 667-0107

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Anytime Fitness

Paige Anton 7674 Camino Real Maxwell, TX 78656 (512) 357-2352

Carolyn Ortiz PMB #131 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 775-1102 www.allsquaredawaytx.com

Kelly Meyer 1917 Dutton Drive San Marcos, TX 78666

All Star Pawn & Jewelry

Apartment Experts

Jody Oubre Gaertner 1204-B Highway 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-8111

Alligator Dental Lisa Burns 1890 Medical Parkway, Ste. 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.AlligatorDental.com (512) 393-3500

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(512) 396-2247 Katherine Barr 1330 Aquarena Springs Drive #111 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.apartmentexperts.com (512) 805-0123

Arnold Refrigeration, INC. Sheri Kitchen 1122 N. Cherry Street San Antonio, TX 78202 www.arnoldrefrigeration.com (210) 225-5493


Frank Arredondo

Austin Oral Surgery

Barshop & Oles, Co.

904 Stagecoach Trail San Marcos, TX 78666

Renne Dixon 310 Stagecoach Trail Ste. 600 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.austinoralsurgery.com (512) 396-4689

Pat Oles 801 Congress Ave., Suite 300 Austin, TX 78701 www.barshop-oles.com (512) 477-1212

Austin Telco Federal Credit Union

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors

Katrina Delgado 904 Bugg Lane 8929 Shoal Creek Blvd. Austin, TX 78757 www.atfcu.org (512) 302-5555

Donna Kirkpatrick 2550 South IH-35, Ste. 100 Austin, TX 78704 www.bartlett-cocke.com (512) 326-4223

Autumn Chase Townhomes

Steve Austin 1324 Old Martindale Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.bartlett.com (512) 392-1089

Miguel Arredondo 1300 Perkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666

Ash & Associates, LLC Shawn Ash 132 Jackson Ln San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-1719

Associated Insurance Agency Gary Germer 125 Moore Street, Ste. 103 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.aiasanmarcos.com (512) 396-4567

ATD-Austin Michael Doran 174 South Guadalupe, #103 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ATD-Austin.com (512) 395-8101

ATX Air Conditioning Jade Warren 1320 Cabelas Dr #34 Buda, TX 78610 www.atxair.com (512) 574-8170

Audio Outlet Randall Lavender 1520 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.audio-outlet.com (512) 392-2886

Ault & Ault Orthodontics Jeffrey Ault 217 North C.M. Allen Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666 www.aultortho.com (512) 396-5151

Austin Business Journal Colin Pope 504 Lavaca St Ste-1008 Austin, TX 78701 www.austin.bizjournals.com (512) 494-2500

Austin Community College Dana Washington 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd. Austin, TX 78752 www.austincc.edu (512) 223-7598

Austin Neuropsychiatric Associates Thea Dake 310 Stagecoach Trl, Ste. 300 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-3398

Amelia Mahon 1606 IH-35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.myapartmenthome.com (512) 754-6144

Avalon Apartments Felicia Jackson 1703 IH-35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.avalonsanmarcos.com (512) 353-3683

Avis Budget Car & Truck Rental Joe Croshaw 176 Weldon Johnston Way Kyle, TX 78640 www.avis.com (512) 268-2924 (Avis) www.budget.com (512) 268-2924 (Budget)

B B Alert Security Systems Dennis Weise 905 I-35 North P.O. Box 625 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.b-alertsecurity.com (512) 392-7349

Bank of Texas Paula New 100B N. Edward Gary Ste. 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 644-3372

Barefoot Athletics Chloe Ashley 300 N LBJ Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 ZZZEDUHIRRWFDPSXVRXWŵWWHUFRP (512) 392-3986

Bartlett Tree Experts

Batteries Plus Bulbs Mickel Picco Hwy 123 Ste. 107 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.batteriesplus.com (512) 216-6784

Bautex Systems, LLC Nita Miller 5602 Central Texas Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.bautexsystems.com (512) 637-1200

Baymont Inn & Suites Bob Patel 4210 IH-35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-6800

BBVA Compass Greg Reeves 300 South LBJ San Marcos, TX 78666 www.bbva.com (512) 754-4373

Bearden Development Inc. Bud Turner 1600 Clovis Barker Road, Ste. 202 P.O. Box 162 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.beardendevelopment.com (512) 900-7652

Benchmark Business Solutions Mike Horn 1139 Sandhill crane New Braunfels, TX 78130 (210) 979-0123

Benchmark Insurance Scott Burton 225 W.Hopkins P.O. Box 1687 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.benchmark-ins.com (512) 754-2700

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Don Johnson, REALTORS Oscar Martinez 1171 Gruene Rd., Ste. 101 New Braunfels, TX 78132 www.bhhsdonjohnson.com (830) 515-8788

Berry Co. Brian Cook 194 S. Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.theberrycompany.com (512) 393-3677

Best Budget Inn Kudan Patel 903 IH-35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.bestbudgetinn.com (512) 392-3990

Best Western San Marcos Micheal Patel 917 IH-35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.44427@hotel.bestwestern.com (512) 754-7557

Better Place Ricardo Cruz P.O. Box 554 San Marcos, TX 78667 BetterPlaceInvestments.com (512) 809-0871

Bigelow Homes Jamie Bigelow 417 Shadow Point P.O. Box 848 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.bigelowhomes.com (512) 392-6700

Bishop’s Square Apartment Homes Amy Valdez 109 Craddock Ave. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.bishopssquare.com (512) 878-8728

BizDoc, Inc. Vick Meredith 3700 Hwy. 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 326 West Nakoma San Antonio, TX 78216 www.gobizdoc.com (512) 396-1027

Blanco Concrete Jon Cobb 2001 Pyramid Drive Lakeway, TX 78734 (512) 266-9998

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Blue Moon Optical

Bruce Boyer, 22nd District Judge

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Campus Connect

Patrick Duffy 121 W. San Antonio Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.bluemoonoptical.com (512) 982-9242

Bruce Boyer 1109 Tuscan Ridge New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 708-1462

Gary Fly 802 Dover Road Greensboro, NC 27408 www.campusconnect.net (336) 324-4101

Blue Sky Mortgage

James Braden 2006 Redwood Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666

Shaun Cranston 188 Inverness Dr. West, Ste. 150 11501 Alterra Parkway, Ste. 100 Austin, TX 78758 ZZZEURRNŵHOGUSFRP (512) 391-1330

/HH3RUWHUŵHOG 2700 Hunter Road, Ste. B San Marcos, TX 78666 www.blueskymtg.com (512) 396-1121

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative Joyce Buckner 1916 W. San Antonio Lockhart, TX 78644 www.bluebonnetelectric.coop (800) 842-7708

BMA Window Cleaning, LLC Barry Schmick 2208 Hunter Road P.O. Box 1768 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.bmawindowcleaning.com (512) 353-1768

Bob Kat & Son Small Engine Repair Todd Katzer 1430 FM 1978 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-7015

Bonner Carrington Stuart Shaw P.O. Box 2217 Austin, TX 78768 www.bonnercarrington.com (512) 220-8000

Boomerang Club Jason Vecchio 415 N. Guadalupe St., Ste. 223 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.boomerang-club.com (956) 227-6564

Born In Zorn, LLC Jack Rosenberg 395 Old Seguin Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.borninzorn.com (512) 749-4358

Bowman Consulting Bill Burnett 325 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.bowmanconsulting.com (512) 396-2600

Boy Scouts of America David Lawrence 12500 N IH 35 Austin, TX 78753 www.bsacac.org (512) 617-8607

James Braden

Bradzoil 10 Minute Change Alex Mata 1044 Highway 123 809 East Court Street, Ste. 200 Seguin, TX 78155 www.bradzoil.com (512) 396-3493

Brown Distributing Company Agnes Fuccello 8711 Johnny Morris Rd. Austin, TX 78724 (512) 478-9353

BSA Claims Service Brian Bradley 3343 W. Commercial Blvd, Ste.101 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 (512) 757-0601

Brandt Companies Dwight Hammers 3024 Red Bud Lane Round Rock, TX 78664 www.brandt-companies.com (512) 948-2944

Bravo Capital, LLC Leslie Brown 1214 W. 5th Street, Ste. B Austin, TX 78703 www.bravocapitalllc.com (512) 831-7310

Dr. Barbara Breier - Texas State University 601 University Drive JCK 960 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 245-8077

Brewster’s Pizza & Wimberley Brewing Company Holly Collie 9595 RR 12, Ste. 13 Wimberley, TX 78676 www.brewsterspizza.com (512) 847-3299

Broadway Bank Chris Owen 301 N C M Allen Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666 www.broadwaybank.com (512) 396-2468

Brookdale San Marcos North Tracy Herman 1720 Ranch Road 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.brookdale.com (512) 392-7200

Brookdale San Marcos South Jessie Wiens 1401 Wonder World Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.brookdale.com/communities/emeritus-at(512) 396-8271

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Business Hygiene, Inc. Dennis Phillips 205 Cheatham Street, Ste. 3 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.businesshygienetexas.com (512) 396-3486

BusinessTechPros Jason Polser 1170 W. San Antonio St. New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.businesstechpros.com (830) 515-4565

Butler John Mozingo P.O. Box 908 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.butlermfg.com (512) 667-9875

Byrn & Associates Inc. David Williamson 1115 Hwy 80 East P.O. Box 1433 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.byrnsurvey.com (512) 396-2270

C Camp Gladiator Joseph “Dain” Williams 1606 N. IH-35 Apt.92 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.CampGladiator.com (254) 495-2288

Camper Clinic II Brian Davis 15855 South IH 35 Buda, TX 78610 www.camperclinic.com (512) 312-1478

Candlewood Suites San Marcos Chris Donaldson 600 Wonder World Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 candlewoodsuites.com/sanmarcostx (512) 749-1717

Candy, Sweets and Treats Leanne Latham 241 N. LBJ 102 Wonderworld Dr. #304-113 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-8888

Capital Area Rural Transportation System David Marsh 338 S. Guadalupe P.O. Box 6050 Austin, TX 78762 www.rideCARTS.com (512) 805-7433

Capital Farm Credit Rosie Alvear 1418 Colorado P.O. Box 216 Lockhart, TX 78644 www.capitalfarmcredit.com (512) 398-3524

Capital Title of Texas Michael Board 1913 Dutton Rd., Ste. 402 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ctot.com (512) 216-6340

Capitol Wright Distributing, LLC Sandy Wright-Kibby P.O. Box 9190 Austin, TX 78766 www.wrightdist.com (830) 625-9162

Caprice Productions, Inc. Cathy P. Sigler 1935 Sable Lane San Antonio, TX 78217 www.capriceinc.com (210) 832-8282

Carbajal & Associates Guadalupe Carbajal 125 N. Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-2438

Cardinal Frame & Art Hugh Simmons 117 N. Guadalupe St., Ste. 102 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.cardinalframe.com (512) 392-7699


Caring Senior Service

Central Texas Medical Center

Chicken Express

Cody’s Bistro & Lounge

Cathy Trilica 781 Loop 337 New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.caringseniorservice.com (830) 629-0509

Anthony Stahl 1301 Wonder World Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ctmc.org (512) 353-8979

Mark Williams 1256 Hwy 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.chickene.com (512) 392-0888

Cody Couch 609 Centerpoint Rd., Suite. 209 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.codysbistroandlounge.com (512) 393-2867

Corey Carothers, DDS

Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos

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Coldwell Banker First National, Realtors

Corey Carothers 310 Stagecoach Trail, Ste. 700 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smtxdental.com (512) 396-4288

Arturo Benavides 211 Lee Street P.O. Box 1553 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.sanmarcoscentro.org (512) 878-0640

Jon Sprencel 2213 South IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 ZZZFKLFNŵODVDQPDUFRVFRP (512) 392-5771

Diane Sanders 1224 Hwy 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.centxhomesbuycoldwellbanker.com (512) 353-5171

Chimy’s San Marcos

Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS ®

Century 21 Randall Morris & Associates Carter Morris

Chad Baccus 217 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.chimys.com (512) 216-6175

Mark Fraprie 2310 Willow Arbor San Marcos, TX 78666 www.CBUnited.com/Mark.Fraprie (512) 665-3031

David Chiu

Colloquium Books

David Chiu 311 Laurel Hill San Marcos, TX 78666

Kim Estes 320 University Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 bobcatbooks.com (512) 392-6641

Carson Properties W.C. Carson 1911 Corporate Dr., Suite 102 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-3322

CASA of Central Texas Norma Castilla-Blackwell 111 E. San Antonio Street P.O. Box 1267 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.casacentex.org (512) 392-3578

333 Cheatham St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.randallmorris.com (512) 353-1776

entury 21 Randall Morris & Associates Robbie Wiley 333 Cheatham San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 753-6719

Cash Box Pawn

Century Graphics & Sign, Inc.

Travis Kilpatric 1515 Aquarena Springs Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 558-7296

Renee Wesbrooks 5077 N State Highway 123 Seguin, TX 78155 www.Centurygs.com (281) 389-7417

Dr. T.A. Castoldi & Associates Kathy Castoldi 310 Stagecoach Trail, Ste 200B San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-5300

CenterPoint Energy Jimmy Gambino 1079 Carlson Circle P.O. Box 689 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.centerpointenergy.com (512) 392-6673

Centerpoint Station

CenturyLink John Navarrette 120 W. MLK Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.centurylink.com (512) 754-5213

CFAN Benoit Cloutier 1000 Technology Way San Marcos, TX 78666 www.c-fan.com (512) 353-2832

Cheryl Cuppitelli 3946 IH 35 South 1405 United Drive Ste. 115 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.centerpointstation.com (512) 392-1103

CFAN

Central Texas DRC

CFPO-PAL Youth Sports

Taylor Cobarruvias 829 N. LBJ, Ste. 108 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.centexdrc.com (512) 878-0382

Frank Calabrese 333 S. Reimer Ave. San Marcos, TX 78666 cfpo-pal.com (830) 708-1836

Central Texas LifeCare

Chandler Insurance Group - Allstate

Cheri Martin 115 Warden Lane P.O. Box 304 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.txlifecare.org (512) 396-3020

Jennifer Hovis 1000 Technology Way San Marcos, TX 78666 www.c-fan.com (512) 353-2832

Randal Grizzle 118 E. San Antonio St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.insuranceagencysanmarcostx.com (512) 396-5277

Chuck Nash Auto Group Chuck Nash 3209 IH-35 N P.O.Box 1007 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.chucknash.com (512) 353-7788

ColorMix Graphics & Printing Carla Sisk 404 S. C M Allen Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666 www.colormixgraphics.com (512) 353-2412

City of San Marcos

Comfort Connection

Karen Smith 630 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcostx.gov (512) 393-8100

City of San Marcos - Housing Authority

Comfort Inn & Suites

Albert Sierra 1201 Thorpe Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smpha.org (512) 353-5058

Prashant Patel 1053 Clovis Barker Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.choicehotels.com/texas/san-marcos/comfort-inn-

City of San Marcos - Main Street Program Samantha Armbruster 317 N. LBJ Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcostx.gov/mainstreet (512) 393-8430

CMIT Solutions Allen White 100 N. Edward Gary, Ste. B113 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.cmitsolutions.com/smnb (512) 291-3574

CoCard Merchant Solutions Chuck Moerbe 12405 Shady Acres Kyle, TX 78610 www.cocard.net (512) 658-9055

Gail Zavala 1712 IH 35 N San Marcos, TX 78666 www.comfortconnect.com (512) 392-4663

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Comfort Suites Brandon Kitchen 104 North IH -35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.choicehotels.com (512) 392-1006

Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force Bill Fier 1841 Airport Dr., Bldg. 2249 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.cafcentex.com (512) 396-1943

Community Action Inc. Carole Belver 101 Uhland Road Ste #107 P.O. Box 748 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.communityaction.com (512) 392-1161

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Community Impact Newspaper

Corvac Composites

Current Electric Inc.

Traci Rodriguez 300 CM Allen Parkway, Suite 212-B San Marcos, TX 78666 www.communityimpact.com (512) 610-1755

James Fitzell 2350 Clovis R Barker Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.corvaccomposites.com (512) 982-7501

Glyn Landrum 500 Broadway P.O. Box 1241 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.currentelectricweb.com (512) 353-0141

Competition A/C & Heating, LLC

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, San Marcos

Tommy Young 115 Barton Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.competitionac.com (512) 392-2697

Complete Air Gilbert Lucio 5313 Hidden Brook Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 665-7796

Connie Ulmer Insurance Connie Ulmer 325 E. Hopkins San Marcos, TX 78666 www.medicareanswersfromconnie.com (512) 557-2269

Convention & Expo Management Services, LLC

Pablo Polimino 1560 IH-35 S. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.countryinns.com/sanmarcostx (512) 392-8111

County Line Polo Club Seth Bray 2324 B F.M. 150 East Kyle, TX 78640 www.countylinepolo.com (512) 914-8490

Courtyard Marriott San Marcos Mallory Vipond 625 Commercial Loop San Marcos, TX 78666 www.marriott.com/AUSSM

Creeds & Crests

Mario Rodriguez 1607 Nash Ave. P.O. Box 6330 McAllen, TX 78503 www.conventionandexpo.net (956) 702-4926

Nanette Patton 331 W. Hopkins Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.creedsandcrestsgreek.com (512) 754-7222

Steven W. Cook, CPA

Sean Crowder 110 Willow Springs Dr, Ste 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-0576

P.O. Box 792772 San Antonio, TX 78279 www.cookgola.com (210) 495-4424

Core Strategies Susan Narvaiz 2003-C Medical Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 393-3200

Corridor Electric Sheldon Kramer 215 W. San Antonio, Ste. 2012 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-6876

Corridor Primary Care P.A. Gregory Moore 601B Leah Avenue San Marcos, TX 78666 www.corridorim.com (512) 392-1700

Corridor Title Company Patrick Rose 133 W. San Antonio St., Ste. 100 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.corridortitleco.com (512) 392-8910

Sean Crowder, CPA

Crystal River Inn Cathy Dillon 326 W. Hopkins San Marcos, TX 78666 www.crystalriverinn.com (512) 396-3739

La Sociedad Cuauhtemoc - Cuauhtemoc Hall Elizabeth Castaneda 1100 Patton Street P.O. Box 1624 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 392-4944

Cuevas Produce Tammy Cuevas 100 Linda Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 395-8395

Culligan Water Conditioning Jason Hamilton 310 W. San Antonio St. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-0505

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Gerald R. Deal - Public Relations Consultant Gerald R. Deal 1516 Redwood Rd., 41-D San Marcos, TX 78666 (210) 902-6328

Dealers Electrical Supply

D D.L. Bandy Constructors, Inc. David Bandy 5015 Airport Highway 21 P.O. Box 1529 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 754-6661

Dahill - A Xerox Company Stephanie Stephens 9208 Waterford Center Blvd, Ste. 100 8200 IH 10, Suite 400 San Antonio, TX 78758 www.dahill.com (512) 836-2100

The Damron Group Realtors Bryn Major 102 Wonder World Drive, Ste. 301 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.brynmajor.com (512) 757-1510

The Damron Group Realtors Mckenna Welsh 102 Wonder World Dr., Ste. 301 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mckennawelsh.com (512) 216-8848

The Damron Group Realtors 102 Wonder World Drive, Ste. 301 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.thedamrongroup.com  2IŵFH

Darrell Hill Custom Homes Darrell Hill 325 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.darrellhillcustomhomes.com (512) 353-4282

DAVCAR Engineering Services David Carroll 1010 Land Creek Cove, Ste. 200 Austin, TX 78746 www.davcar.com (512) 328-4428

Days Inn Bob Patel 1005 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.daysinnsanmarcos.com (512) 353-5050

Dale Jackson 616 Texas Ave. P.O. Box 845 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 396-5454

Deanna Scott Realtor Deanna Scott 333 E Hwy. 290 Suite 300 Dripping Springs, TX 78620 homesbydeannascott.kwrealty.com (512) 461-0973

Dermatology Laser Center & Spa Ana Rodriguez 1605 Redwood Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.skinmagic.com (512) 392-1411

DHI Mortgage Tim Stahla 220 W. Hutchison St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.dhimortgage.com (512) 805-3650

Diamondback Landscaping & Lawn Richard Braun 400 Hidden Farms Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-3808

Dick’s Classic Garage Brian Pauli 120 Stagecoach Trail P.O. Box 1422 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.dicksclassicgarage.com (512) 878-2406

Dixie Cream Donuts Ruben Becerra 201 S. LBJ Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-5551

Domino’s Pizza Alan Murph 350 N. Guadalupe, Suite 150 1277 NE Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78209 (512) 392-3030

J. Robert Donnelly, DDS. J. Robert Donnelly Master of Academy of General Dentistry 1337 Thorpe Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 www.SanMarcosDental.com (512) 396-5225


Doria’s Cake

Edward Jones - Jerry Niemiec

Velma Doria 18229 San Marcos Hwy Martindale, TX 78655 (512) 357-6978

1290 Wonder World Dr., Ste. 1210 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.edwardjones.com (512) 396-5640

Doucet Engineering

Edward Jones - Jim Stark

Tricia Williamson 8300 Winterstein Austin, TX 78745

2300 Willow Arbor San Marcos, TX 78666 www.EdwardJones.com (512) 851-1999

Downtown Association of San Marcos Ruben Becerra P.O. Box 752 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.downtownsmtx.org (512) 396-8383

Edward Jones - Trish Wilder

DR Horton Homes

Edward Jones Investments

Olivia Barnard 210 W. Hutchison San Marcos, TX 78666

Jerrold McMillan 133 W San Antonio Street, Suite #200 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.edwardjones.com (512) 396-3442

Nicole Dray 540 Staples Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smcisd.net (512) 393-6929

Dupont Cabinetry & Design Laura Dupont 1024 San Antonio San Marcos, TX 78666

E Mark Eads 105 Teton Circle San Marcos, TX 78666

300 South C.M. Allen Parkway, Suite. 210 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.edwardjones.com (512) 353-8101

Eikon Church Dan Matlock PO Box 802 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.eikonchurch.com (512) 738-3009

El Golfo de Mexico Juan Torres 900 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 805-8530

Elan Westpointe Allison Vanderford 2140 Independence Drive New Braunfels, TX 78132 www.elanwestpointe.com (830) 483-4900

Elite Realty Advisors

Scott Gregson 120 West Hopkins #200 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-5600

Chris Torrey 230 Primrose Blvd Kyle, TX 78640 www.eliterealtyadvisor.com (512) 813-0213

Econo Lodge

Ellie’s Greenhouse

Urvish Patel 811 S. Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.choicehotels.com/hotel/tx251 (512) 353-5300

Elida Deleon 5013 Airport Hwy 21 Maxwell, TX 78656 www.facebook.com/pages/Ellies-Greenhouse/131788350 (512) 392-0507

East Hopkins, LLC

Edible Arrangements Marianella (Nella) Lunn 1308 Common St. New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.ediblearrangements.com (830) 627-9809

Edward Jones - Cody Dailey 102 Wonder World Drive., Ste. 302 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.edwardjones.com (512) 393-2022

Elysian Purgatory Creek Apartments Connie Mojica 1951 Hunter Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.elysianpurgatorycreek.com (512) 938-1900 Primary

Embassy Suites-San Marcos Hotel, Spa & Conference Ctr.

Extreme Business Services

Larry Cooper 1001 E McCarty Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcosembassysuites.com (512) 392-6450

Bill Sebesta 12325 Aquaplex Dr. P.O. Box 2126 Manchaca, TX 78652 www.extremepromoservice.com (512) 280-5833

Ember Industries, Inc.

Eye of the Dog Art Center

Frank Leonardis 321 Carlson Circle San Marcos, TX 78666 www.emberindustries.com (512) 396-1911 ext 14

Billy Ray Mangham 405 Valley View West Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 558-1723 eyeofthedog.com

Encino Pointe Apartments Veronica Tate 1800 Post Road San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-0628 Primary

Endsley & Associates Perry Endsley 1508 Aquarena Springs Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.endsleyrealestate.com (512) 353-8600

Environmental Site Services Ann Drummond PO Box 1577 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ess-cwm.com (512) 787-4328

EPIC PIPING Gabriel Anaya 2301 North I-H 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.EPICPIPING.COM (512) 618-8638

F )DLUŵHOG,QQ 6XLWHVE\0DUULRWW Andrea Powers 1250 N. IH-35 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-0131

Family 4 Life Robert Rodriguez 415 North Guadalupe #255 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.family4life.org (512) 393-9369

Ferguson Supply Jeff Wilde 700 E St Elmo Rd Austin, TX 78745 www.ferguson.com (512) 848-9748

Erbert & Gerbert’s Martin Gentry 214 N. LBJ, Ste. 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ErbertandGerberts.com (512) 769-3902

Ernie’s Paint & Body Shop, Inc. Ernie Valdez 1608 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ernies.us (512) 396-8972

ETR Development Consulting Ed Theriot 5395 Hwy 183 N. Lockhart, TX 78644 www.etrdevcon.com (512) 618-7449

Figaro’s Pizza & Pub Jeff Harper P.O. Box 902 San Marcos, TX 78667

Firehouse Subs Brian Eckel 2586 S. IH-35, #102 San Marcos, TX 78666 ZZZŵUHKRXVHVXEVFRP (512) 353-3473

First Baptist Church of San Marcos Mark Newton 325 W. McCarty Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcosfbc.org (512) 392-3377

First Christian Church Executive Inn & Suites Kudan Patel 930 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.executiveinnsanmarcos.com (512) 393-3990

Gregory Ross 3105 Ranch Road 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.fcc-sm.org (512) 396-1926

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY First United Methodist Church

Full Circle Salon

Gatti’s Pizza

Global Rock Investments

Jarrell Sharp 129 W. Hutchison St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.fumcsm.org (512) 392-6001

Leesa Ann Stafford 141 South LBJ Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-3855

George Kash 1504 Aquarena Springs Dr. 1112-A N IH 35 Round Rock, TX 78681 (512) 710-2222

Dawna Figol 217 Keith Foster Drive New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 609-6162

FL & SL Properties LLC

Morgan Fuschak 1701 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.fuschaksbbq.com (512) 353-2712

GDF SUEZ

&RRQHU0RIŵWW 215 West San Antonio Street San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-9422

Frank Leonardis 211 Fresno Springs Buda, TX 78610 (512) 312-4476

Fuschak’s Pit Bar-B-Que

Bill Tyus 1601 Francis Harris Ln. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 805-7221

Globe Productions

Golf Cars of Austin

The Floral Studio

GEMHLE, LLC.

Maxine Schaffer 331 W. Hopkins, Ste. 100 San Marcos, TX 78666 ZZZWKHŶRUDOVWXGLRFRP (512) 392-4656

Gloria Edokpa 3313 Newberry Trl. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 749-5811

Damon Goodnight 16150 IH-35 Buda, TX 78610 www.golfcarsofaustin.com (512) 312-4115

Gentiva Cendried Hospice

Ben Gonzales

Flying TZ, LP Reagan Dickerson 5225 S. IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-1633

Focus Fit SM Nicholas Stiler 136 S. LBJ San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 487-0837

ForrReal LTD. George Forrester 215 West San Antonio Street, Ste. 2002 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.forrreal.biz (512) 557-6621

Four Rivers Association of REALTORS ® Amy DuBose 936 Gruene Rd New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.fourriversrealtors.com (830) 625-6954

Freebirds World Burrito Courtney Campbell 909 State Highway 80, Ste. C San Marcos, TX 78666 www.freebirds.com (512) 392-2072

Freese & Nichols Linda Huff 1920 Corporate Drive, Ste. 207B San Marcos, TX 78666 www.freese.com (512) 213-3209

Frost Bank John Schott 231 N. Guadalupe P.O. Box 649 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.frostbank.com (512) 393-5600

G G and G Photo Susie Gonzales 610 Columbia St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.gandgphoto.net (512) 787-4191

Gabriel & Son Inc. Robert Hernandez 113 Texas Ave San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-8072

Sharon Fischer 1911 Corporate Drive, Ste. 104 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.gentiva.com (512) 392-9138

3209 IH 35 N P.O. Box 1007 San Marcos, TX 786667 (512) 353-7788

Germer Insurance Services

Liz Gonzalez 772 Clearview Circle San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 878-7265

Gary Germer 125 Moore Street, Ste. 103 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.wiatexas.com (512) 295-6530

Gill’s Chicken ‘N’ More

Anthony Webb 3200 S. IH-35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.gabrielsonline.com (512) 999-0997

Pam Gill-Kimrey 2550 Hunter Rd., Ste. 1112 P.O. Box 927 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.gillschicken.com (512) 353-0864

Gap Strategies

Gill’s Fried Chicken

Gabriel’s Liquor

Jeff Barton 3470 Jack C Hays Trl Ste.2 Buda, TX 78610 www.gapstrategies.com (512) 964-0918

Pam Gill-Kimrey P.O. Box 927 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512)353-0864

Gardens by Lisa

Ruben Becerra 328 North LBJ Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 787-2755

Lisa Prewitt 619 Maury St. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 644-8967

Gary Job Corps Community Lonnie Hall 2800 Airport, Hwy 21 P.O. Box 967 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.gary.jobcorps.gov (512) 396-6652

Gastroenterology of San Marcos Kern Deschner 1305 Wonder World Dr., Ste 200 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.gastrosanmarcos.com (512) 754-8676

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Gils Broiler & Manske Roll Bakery

GKZ Inc. Frank Gomillion 516 W. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.gkz-arch.com (512) 353-3339

Glenn Shepard Seminars Cindy Shepard P.O. Box 210559 Nashville, TN 37221 www.glennshepard.com (615) 353-7125 Primary

The Honorable Liz Gonzalez

Steve Goodson 209 Sierra Ridge San Marcos, TX 78666 (713) 516-8935

Goodwill Central Texas Robyn Householder 1015 Norwood Park Blvd. Austin, TX 78753 www.goodwillcentraltexas.org (512) 637-7100

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Michael Miller 219 East Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.Goodyear.com (512) 392-3331

Gordo’s Burgers And Stuff Roger Garza 804 A Chestnut Street, Suite A. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.gordosburgersandstuff.com (512) 878-0653

Graeber Antiques 1307 Cascade Trail San Marcos, TX 78666 www.graeberantiques.com (512) 754-7512

Graham & Associates Don Graham 209 Pat Garrison Street P.O. Box 84 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.grahamappraisers.com (512) 754-7440


Grande Communications, Inc.

Growth Advisory Group

Dr. Janet Hale - Texas State University Hawkins Personnel Group

Jim Hennessee 401 Carlson Circle San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 220-4000

Bucky Couch 203 Sierra Ridge San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 757-1004

Janet Hale 3402 Westledge Austin, TX 78731 (512) 245-3191

Great Locations Realty - Jason Tarr

Gruene Merchants Association

Halff Associates, Inc.

Jason Tarr 1515 Aquarena Springs Dr., Ste. 103 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mygreatlocations.com (512) 878-2233

Mary Jane Nalley 1601 Hunter Road New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.gruenemarketdays.com (830) 629-5077

Michael Moya 4030 W. Braker Lane, Suite 450 Austin, TX 78759 www.halff.com (512) 777-4600

Greater San Marcos Partnership

Guadalupe Blanco River Authority

Hampton Inn & Suites

Adriana Cruz 1340 Wonderworld Drive, Ste. 108 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.greatersanmarcostx.com (512) 393-3400

LaMarriol Smith 933 E. Court Street Seguin, TX 78155 www.gbra.org (830) 379-5822

Richard Weik 106 North IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 754-7707

Greater San Marcos Youth Council, Inc.

Guaranteed Appliances

Julia Ramsay-New 1402 IH 35 North P.O. Box 1455 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.gsmyc.org (512) 754-0500

Kristen Mortensen 3020 FM 621 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.guaranteedappliances.com (512) 392-0373

Gulf Business Forms Inc. Greater TEXAS Federal Credit Union Araceli Cabrera 329 Cheatham Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.gtfcu.org (512) 392-2496

/LQGD3RUWHUŵHOG 2460 IH 35 South P.O. Box 1073 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.gulfforms.com (512) 353-8313

Green Guy Recycling, Inc.

Gumby’s Pizza & Wings

Jeremy Kay 937 Hwy. 80 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.greenguyrecycling.com (512) 353-3266

John Higdon 411 N. Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.gumbyssanmarcos.com (512) 754-8629

Gregson Investments Scott Gregson 120 West Hopkins #200 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-5600

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Grins Restaurant Johnny Ferrell 802 N. LBJ Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.grinsrestaurant.com (512) 392-4746

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar Mary Jane Nalley 1601 Hunter Road 1287 Gruene Road New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.gristmillrestaurant.com (830) 625-0684

H H2O Tree Store Dan Alden 1023 Hwy. 80 #117 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.h2otreestore.com (210) 771-8169

Veronique Hahn 2050 Lisa Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 www.veroniquehahn.com (512) 392-2885

Haircuts Etc. Steven Ritchie 223 North C.M. Allen Pkwy. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 787-6273

Hard Target Systems Bill Palecek P.O. Box 1045 Manchaca, TX 78652 www.hardtargetsystems.com (512) 280-1369

Harpool Consulting, LLC Riley Harpool P.O. Box 30 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.johnmaxwellgroup.com/rileyharpool (512) 786-7441

Hart Properties

Jennifer Hawkins 1920 Corporate Road, Ste. A101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hawkinspersonnel.com (512) 392-3974 Primary

Hays Communities YMCA Gary Davis 465 Buda Sportsplex Drive Buda, TX 78610 www.austinymca.org (512) 523-0099

Hays County Crime Stoppers, Inc. Kayla Royal P.O. Box 61 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.callcrimestoppers.com (512) 392-9949

Hays County Democratic Party John Leonard PO Box 1245 Buda, TX 78610 (512) 392-0840

Hays County Food Bank Denise Blok 220 Herndon St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.haysfoodbank.org (512) 392-8300

Ron Hart 325 E. Hopkins Street P.O. Box 11 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.hart-properties.com (512) 392-2100

Hays County Historical Commission

Hart Properties

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Barrie Breed 325 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hart-properties.com (512) 392-2100

Tiffany Yeates 105 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 ZZZKD\VFRRXWŵWWHUVFRP (512) 749-1514

Hart Properties

Hays County Republican Party

Pat Fernandez 325 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hart-properties.com (512) 665-1120

Russell Hayter 900 Bugg Lane, #112 P.O. Box 1655 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.haysgop.org (512) 396-8511

Hart Properties Taylor Reece 325 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 757-7130

Havenpoint Property Management E. Scott Ross 1645 Main Street, Ste. A Buda, TX 78610 www.havenpointpm.com (512) 757-4444

Kate Johnson 111 East San Antonio St. Ste, 104 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hayshistoricalcommission.com   2IŵFH

+D\V&RXQW\6KHULIIőV2IŵFH Gary Cutler 1307 Uhland Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.co.hays.tx.us/sheriff (512) 738-1392

Hays Nursing & Rehab Center Lindy Cardenas 1900 Medical Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666 www.haysnursing.com (512) 396-1888

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Hays-Caldwell Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse Grace Davis 1901 Dutton Drive, Ste. E San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hayscaldwellcouncil.org (512) 396-7695

Hays-Caldwell Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Center Marla Johnson P.O. Box 234 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.hcwc.org (512) 396-3404

HC Services Mark Smith 1405 Oakwood Loop San Marcos, TX 78666 www.h-c-services.com (512) 396-3838

Bill Henry, 428th District Court Judge HMT Engineering & Surveying Thor Thornhill 410 N. Seguin Ave. New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.hmtnb.com (830) 625-8555

Mike Patel 1601 IH-35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-3700

Heritage Association of San Marcos Inc.

Hofmannâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Supply

Lee Festervan P.O. Box 1806 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.heritagesanmarcos.org (512) 392-4295

Donald Hofmann 440 S. Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hofmannssupply.com (512) 396-8606

1600 N. LBJ Drive San Marcos, TX 78666

Heritage Tree Care

Holiday Inn San Marcos

Vincent Debrock 100 W Hillcrest Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.txheritagetreecare.com (512) 921-8452

Vic Patel 105 Bintu Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 805-1000

HH Fitness

Howard Hicks 3302 South W.W. White Road P.O. Box 207916 San Antonio, TX 78220 www.holtcat.com (210) 648-1111

HOLT CAT

Benjamin Head P.O. Box 731 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 353-4009

Heath Herrera 2061 Clovis Barker Building 11B San Marcos, TX 78666 www.HHFitness.com (512) 348-7388

Health Training Services, LLC

Highcrest Apartments and Townhomes Homes By Avi

Melissa Pfanenstiel 370 N. Hwy 123 Ste.3 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.myhealthtrainingservices.com (512) 754-9647

Cathy Campos 1518 Old Ranch Road 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ulcoleman.com (512) 396-5212

Heart of Texas Chorus

Highpointe Communities, Inc.

Sam Tweedy P.O. Box 344 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.hotchorus.org (512) 990-9325

Caren Williams 20 Enterprise Suite 320 Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 www.highpointeinc.com (949) 472-0800

Honda of San Marcos

Hill Country Cottages & RV Resort

Hope Hospice

Bryan Kastleman 131 Rueckle Rd. New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.resortnb.com (512) 750-2714

Paula Coleman 611 N. Walnut Ave. New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.hopehospice.net (830) 625-7525

Hill Country Haulers

Hopson Builders

Earlene L. Hunter 2404 Rolling Oaks San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hillcountryhaulers.com (512) 900-0101

Jack Eben 3202 Highway 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-1207

Hill Country Human Resource Management Association

Ricky Clark 1504 Aquarena Springs Dr., Ste. 203 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hotspotslocating.com (512) 805-7768

Benjamin Head

Heart to Heart Hospice Jane Moore 1340 Wonder World Drive. #4202 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hearttohearthospice.com (512) 667-6816

H-E-B Food Store #243 Bruce Schneider 641 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.heb.com (512) 396-8880

H-E-B Food Store #455 Ted Gomez 200 W. Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.HEB.com (512) 396-0100

H-E-B San Marcos Retail Support Center Kris Ward 2301 Hunter Road San Marcos, TX 78666 http://www.heb.com (512) 753-5800

Howard Johnson

Bill Henry Hays County Government Center 6RXWK6WDJHFRDFK7UDLO7KLUGĹśRRU San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 393-7700

Carolyn Gonzales P.O. Box 1541 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.hchrma15.wildapricot.org (512) 389-4893

Hilltop Sunset Cottage Pam Dever 211 Claremont Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.vrbo.com/412378 (512) 757-1666

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Sue Hicks 146 Pincea Place 9111 Joyville Rd., Ste. 118 Austin, TX 78759 www.homesbyavi.com (512) 439-9229 Rando Ammons 4300 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.hondasanmarcos.com (512) 392-1313

Hot Spots Apartment Locating

House of Plumbing Tanner Reeves 111 E. MLK Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.house-of-plumbing.com (512) 392-3590

Jane Hughson

Hunter Industries Walter Ulbricht 4501 Hunter Rd. P.O. Box 2109 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 353-7757

I IBC Bank Zedlain Garcia 1081 Wonder World Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ibc.com (512) 353-1011

Ignite Nutrition Mitsie Benton 600 Piedras Pass San Marcos, TX 78666 www.goHerbalife.com/mitsiebenton/en-us (512) 757-4657

Independence Title Company Cindy Meyer 113 N. Guadalupe Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.independencetitle.com (512) 392-1271

Inertia Tours Chad Hart 165 S. Guadalupe. St., Unit 111 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.inertiatours.com (800) 821-2176

Ingram Readymix Inc. Bruce Ingram 3830 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-3136

Insurance Agency of San Marcos Connie Fite 112 North LBJ San Marcos, TX 78666 www.insagencyofsanmarcos.com (512) 396-8290


Integrity Blinds

JCGraphix

James Molnoskey 620 Barbara Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-9233

James Craft 2783 Bandera Hwy Kerrville, TX 78028 (830) 738-8310

Integrity Insurance Solutions

J-co Janitorial Supply Company

Colleen Aguon 111-C E. McCarty Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-2323

Debby Gibson 101 Uhland Rd., Bldg. C San Marcos, TX 78666 www.jcosupply.com (512) 392-7765

State Representative Jason Isaac Jason Isaac 100 Commons Road #7-125 Dripping Springs, TX 78620 www.house.state.tx.us (512) 463-0647

Italian Garden John Zeneli 415 North LBJ Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.igcafe.com (512) 392-8730

J J & R Gymnastics Robin Jeffers 211 S. Stagecoach Trail San Marcos, TX 78666 www.jandrgymnastics.com (512) 392-9882

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Javier Ledesma 311 Cheatham P.O. Box 1342 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.jacksonhewitt.com (512) 392-0207

Linda Jalufka 174 S. Guadalupe St., Ste. 108 San Marcos, TX 78666

James Avery Niki Ouellette 3941 S. IH-35, Ste. 100 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.jamesavery.com (512) 353-0037

James K. Wise Real Estate, Inc. Jim Wise 108 East San Antonio St. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-8400

Jason’s Deli Gerardo Baranovicht 901-A Highway 80 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.jasonsdeli.com (512) 393-3354

Keller Williams Heritage Realtor Michelle Mehrens 8610 FM 725 McQueeney, TX 78213 (512) 809-0016

Keller Williams Realty James Walker

Krispy Kreme Pat De La Zerda 121 North IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.krispykremetexas.com (512) 392-1128

KSA Engineers, Inc.

1917 Dutton Drive, Ste. 108 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.walkerlistings.com (512) 396-7325

Allen Draper 4833 Spicewood Springs, Ste. 204 Austin, TX 78759 (512) 342-6868

Jenson Technologies

Kent Black’s Barbecue

KTSW FM 89.9

Annamarie Gervais 412 Summer Mountain Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.lakemower.com (512) 393-5073

Kent Black 500 Hull St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.kentblacksbbq.com (512) 878-0795

JGI Outdoor Advertising

KER Homes

Daniel Schumacher 106 Old Main 601 University Dr San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ktsw.txstate.edu (512) 245-3490

Susie Day 525 Park Grove Katy, TX 77450 www.jgioutdoor.com (281) 992-2828

Kenneth Ehlers 408 Hughson Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.kerhomes.com (210) 317-4121

Jo Ellen Korthals and Mark Taylor

Kiwanis Club

130 E. Sierra Circle San Marcos, TX 78666

Moe Johnson PO Box 1390 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.sanmarcoskiwanis.org (512) 396-2584

Johnson Lake Management Services Malcolm Johnson 465 River Bend Lane Martindale, TX 78655 (512) 396-1231

Josiesque Designs Michele Schalin 1210 West 5th Street, Ste. A Austin, TX 78703 www.josiesque.com (512) 295-6816

Juneteenth Bar B Cue Cookoff Foundation David Peterson P.O. Box 447 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-5199

Just Results Justice Quintana 331 W. Hopkins Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.roguekravmaga.com (512) 541-6714

K K Friese & Associates, Inc. Karen Friese 1120 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Bldg. II, Ste. 100 Austin, TX 78746 (512) 338-1704

KnD’s Resale & More Kristan Alvarez 312 N. LBJ San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 557-5058

Knight Security Systems Kevin Garlick 5321 Freidrich Lane, Ste. 110 Austin, TX 78744 www.knightsecurity.com (512) 892-8801

Knights Inn Viren Patel 801 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.knightsinn.com (512) 353-1303

Knockout Fitness Stacie Huggins 1904 Old Ranch Rd 12. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 216-7147

Kreuz Market Keith Schmidt 619 N. Colorado Lockhart, TX 78644 www.kreuzmarket.com (512) 398-2361

Kutscher Drilling L.T.D. Daniel Kutscher 3810 Hunter Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.kutscherdrilling.com (512) 353-0075

K-W Construction Inc. Elaine Thomas 320 Barnes Drive, Suite 109 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.k-wconst.com (512) 353-5900

kw PHOTO DESIGNS Kay Wilson 109 Hunter Ridge San Marcos, TX 78666 www.kwphotodesign.com (512) 665-0168

L L & L Human Resources, LLC Leanne Latham 102 Wonder World Drive, Ste. 304-113 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.landlhr.com (512) 237-7331

L & L Septic and Portable Toilets Larry Sanders 250 Discovery Lane P.O. Box 306 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 353-3780

La Cima San Marcos Bryan Lee 303 Colorado, Ste. 2300 Austin, TX 78701 (512) 457-8008

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY La Quinta Inn & Suites San Marcos

Lee Lewis Construction, Inc

Live Oak Living Programs

Jay Patel 1619 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.laquintasanmarcos.com (512) 392-8800

Matt Vitek 9020 N. Capital TX Hwy Bldg.1., Ste. 330 Austin, TX 78759 (512) 369-3921

Christina Edwards P.O. Box 705 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.liveoakliving.com (512) 357-4023

La Vista Retirement Community

LegalShield - Independent Associate Del David

Angie Squyres 1615 Redwood Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.lavistaonline.com (512) 396-2333

415 N. Guadalupe PMB 139. 209 Millford Seguin, TX 78155 www.legalshieldassociate.com/deldavid (512) 757-0205

Susan Smith 1101 Capital of Texas Highway, #C-220 Austin, TX 78746 www.lnvinc.com (512) 381-8333

Lambs Rest Inn

LegalShield - Independent Associate Martha Doss

Local Events 365

Judy Rothell 1385 Edwards Blvd. New Braunfels, TX 78132 www.lambsrestinn.com (888) 609-3932 Toll Free

Las Colinas San Marcos Phase 1 LLP Reagan Dickerson 5225 S. IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-1633

Laser Spectacles, Inc. Timothy Walsh P.O. Box 1535 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.laserspectacles.com (512) 392-4600

Keith D. Lauderdale, CPA

102 Oak Shadow San Marcos, TX 78666 www.marthaojimenez.legalshieldassociate.com (512) 698-9890

Ron Martin 2101 Crownspoint Dr. Austin, TX 78748 www.lonestarcalendar.com (979) 219-0110

Leisure Resort

Loganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Roadhouse

Sherri Basham 1 River Lane P.O. Box 277 Fentress, TX 78622 www.leisureresort.net (800) 248-4103

Doug White 1141 I-35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.logansroadhouse.com (512) 805-8888

Lesterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Shop

Edmund Longcope 133 W. San Antonio Street, Ste. 300 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-0045

Lester Richards 2304 Old Ranch Road 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-4505

Keith Lauderdale 174 S. Guadalupe, Ste. 102 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.keithcpa.com (512) 392-4984

Liberty Tax Service

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Lilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Bobcats Early Learning Center

Art Guzman 604 W. Hopkins San Marcos, TX 78666 www.artguzmanlaw.com (512) 392-6077

LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Inc. Ralph Garcia 131 N. Guadalupe St. P.O. Box 3 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.lbjmuseum.com (512) 353-3300

Leadership San Marcos Greg Wurzbach P.O. Box 1144 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.leadershipsanmarcos.com (512) 787-5104

League of Women Voters Jeannie Lewis P.O. Box 1034 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.lwvtexas.org/local/sanmarcos/ (512) 353-2872

LNV, Inc.

Rashid Amin 1104 Thorpe Lane, Ste. V San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 667-6022 Sophia Downing 303 Linda Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 804-6834

Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP Jeff Garcia 2700 Via Fortuna Dr., Ste.400 Austin, TX 78746 www.lgbs.com (512) 447-6675

Little Guys Movers Josh Paselk 2260 IH-35 South, Ste. 203 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.littleguys.com (512) 754-0311

Live Oak Health Partners Debra Eldridge 1320 Wonder World Drive, Ste 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-3911

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Edmund Longcope

Louieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Oyster Bar Allen Shy 119 E. Hutchison San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 878-8862

Lowes Scot Hendricks 2211 IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.lowes.com (512) 393-3111

Lubyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cafeteria David Seaver 200 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-7100

Luke Wester Automotive Luke Wester 2409 Hunter Rd San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-8961

Lyles & McCarty, LLP CPA Larry L. Lyles 101 Colleen Court San Marcos, TX 78666

M M&S Engineering Kristina Denham 6477 FM 311 P.O. Box 970 Spring Branch, TX 78070 www.msengr.com (830) 228-5446

M.E. Plumbing, LLC Katie Edwards 851 IH 10 Seguin, TX 78155 www.meplumbingllc.com (512) 392-5644

M2 Federal Inc. Mike Scheiern 705 West Hopkins St., Ste. 112 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.m2federalinc.com (512) 450-4502

Mad Ape Media, LLC. Chris Gonzalez 13133 New Boston Bend Austin, TX 78729 www.madapemedia.com (512) 507-3352

Magdalenaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tamales Emilio Mendez 194 Valero Dr. 128 Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 914-4645

Mamacitaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Restaurant & Cantina Walter Ortiz 1400 Aquarena Springs Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mamacitas.com (512) 353-0070

Mariposa Apartment Homes at Hunter Road Patti Bedsole 2600 Hunter Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mariposaapartmenthomes.com (512) 392-9588

Martin Marietta Materials Sunni Christon 7781 FM 1102 New Braunfels, TX 78132 www.martinmarietta.com (512) 396-4244

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Mary Kay Cosmetics Marsha Moore 202 West Sierra Circle San Marcos, TX 78666 www.marykay.com/mmoore9 (512) 392-6945

Mary Kay Cosmetics Trisha Taylor 617 Snyder Hill Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.marykay.com/trishataylor (512) 557-5800

Massage by Deborah Deborah Marasco 123 S. LBJ San Marcos, TX 78666 www.massagebydeborah.vpweb.com (512) 417-7487

Master Auto Body Tony Belmonte 1220 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.masterautobodycollision.com (512) 396-8977

The Master’s School of San Marcos Inc. Tucker Blythe 1664 Centerpoint Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mastersschool.org (512) 392-4322

Matera Paper Company John Richardson 835 North W.W. White Rd. San Antonio, TX 78219 www.materapaper.com (210) 892-5101

Matheus Lumber Scott Hall 1900 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.matheuslumber.com (512) 396-9220

Matt Patterson Insurance Agency Farmers Insurance Matt Patterson 222 E. Hutchinson St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mattpattersoninsurance.com (512) 396-1234

McCoy’s Building Supply +HDGTXDUWHUV2IŵFH Dan Stauffer 1350 IH-35 North P.O. Box 1028 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.mccoys.com (512) 353-5400

McCreary, Veselka, Bragg & Allen Kelli Whigham 712 S. Stagecoach Trail, Suite. 1118 P.O. Box 1290 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.mvbalaw.com (512) 353-3757

John McGlothlin - Attorney at Law John McGlothlin 734 W. Hopkins San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-7510

McNabb & Co. Real Estate Services Monica Malorgio McNabb 1920 Corporate Dr, Ste. B201 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mcnabbandco.com (512) 667-9129

Med Park Pharmacy Charles Villarreal 2004-A Medical Pkwy San Marcos, TX 78666 www.medparkpharmacy.com (512) 353-8900

MedSpring Urgent Care Elizabeth Free 301 N. Guadalupe St. 2901 Via Fortuna, Terrace 6, Suite. 600 Austin, TX 78746 www.medspring.com (512) 960-2545

0HQGR]D/DZ2IŵFH David Mendoza 608 S. Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.dozalaw.com (512) 757-8830

Mensch Partners Jason Mittman 1330 Cielo Ranch Road San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 947-5757

Mavericks Entertainment

Mensor

Maverick Neubert P.O. Box 310986 New Braunfels, TX 78131 (850) 238-6444

Susan Fisher 201 Barnes Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mensor.com (512) 396-4200

Mazatlan LLC. Oscar Hernandez 1210 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 754-2155

Merit Service Solutions Steve Matcha 12801 Dessau Rd. Austin, TX 78754 www.meritservicesolutions.com (512) 801-1561

Microsoft

My Chef Dujour

Eduardo Rios 106 Clydesdale Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.microsoft.com (210) 313-6603

Rachel Emry 110A Little Ranches Road Wimberley, TX 78676 www.mychefdujour.com (830) 660-7767

Middleton Brewing

My Emergency Room 24/7

Kim Middleton 101 Oakwood Loop San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 847-3435

Ryan Cradeur 2810 S. IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.myemergencyroom.com (512) 738-5726

Mid-Texas Symphony

Myers Construction

C.J. Washington 1000 West Court Street P.O. Box 3216 - TLU Seguin, TX 78155 www.mtsymphony.org (830) 372-8089

Charlene Myers 2301 FM 3237 P.O. Box 2928 Wimberley, TX 78676 www.myersconcrete.com (512) 847-8000

Miller & Tsakopulos Financial Partners Jeremiah Pizana 1604 Hamilton St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.millerandtsakopulos.com (512) 667-7403

Myron’s Prime Steak House Steve Franckowiak 136 North Castell New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.myronsprime.com (830) 624-1024

Minuteman Press Kathleen Clendennen 313 E. Hutchison St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.southaustin.minutemanpress.com (512) 353-8070

Misenheimer - State Farm Ins. Chuck Misenheimer 460 W. Holland St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.chuckmisenheimer.com (512) 353-2800

Mochas & Javas Kevin Carswell 700 North LBJ, Ste. 103-A San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mochasandjavas.com (512) 396-5282

Motel 6 Yvonne Baldwin 1321 IH-35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.motel6.com (512) 512-593-4579

N National MS Society Tony Ralf 9830 Colonnade Blvd., Suite 130 San Antonio, TX 78230 www.nationalmssociety.org (210) 694-3200

Natural Development, LLC Eric Willis 11612 FM 2244 Austin, TX 78738 www.NaturalDevelopmentAustin.com (512) 402-1790

John & Chloe Navarrette 315 Pauls Drive San Marcos, TX 78666

The Movie Game

Nephews

Frank Sacks 9385 North IH 35 New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.themoviegame.com (310) 597-9888

Jason Stavena 415 N. Guadalupe San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 789-2609

Dan Musick CPA, PLLC

Matthew Diaz 6200 Bridge Point Pkwy,Bldg. IV,Ste. 300 Austin, TX 78760 (512) 393-4510

Dan Musick 2108 Hunter Road, Ste. 104 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.musickcpa.com (512) 353-0800

New York Life - Matthew Diaz

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Nexus Medical Consulting

Marian Oles

Pacesetter Homes

Pecan Plantation

Ed Bolton 1650 Independence Drive, Ste. 300 New Braunfels, TX 78132 www.nexmc.com (512) 216-6711

Marian Oles 112 Hunter’s Run Trail P.O. Box 78 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.marianoles.com (512) 396-4500

Dennis Ciani 7940 Shoal Creek Blvd., Ste. 210 Austin, TX 78757 (512) 392-5252

Robert Peters 11 Redwood St. Maxwell, TX 78656 www.pecanplantationtx.com (512) 357-6111

Nichols Tire & Automotive Fernando Murra 301 North LBJ Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.nicholstire.net (512) 396-6066

Nissan of San Marcos David Richardson 2980 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.nissanofsanmarcos.com (512) 353-5116

North Carolina Furniture Direct Earl Studdard 2440 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ncfdirect.com (512) 353-2200

North Carolina Furniture Direct Farm Club Earl Studdard 605 Old Zorn Rd San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ncfdfarmclub.com (512) 353-2200

Olympic Outdoor Center Ben Kvanli 602 IH-35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.kayakinstruction.org (512) 900-5590

Orange Leaf Jessie Rahe 4015 I-35 South, Ste. 730 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.orangeleafyogurt.com (512) 558-0805

Orthodontic Specialists of San Marcos Clark Colville 1890 Medical Parkway, Suite 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.drcolville4braces.com (512) 782-2046

Outback Steakhouse Jeff Sprauer 4205 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.outback.com (512) 353-2500

Outlier Engineering, Inc.

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Susan Blanchard 1659 State Hwy 46 West, Suite 115 #426 New Braunfels, TX 78132 www.outliereng.com (830) 837-0242

Oceans Healthcare, San Marcos LLC

Terri Hendrix 2813 Rolling Oaks San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ownyourownuniverse.org (512) 426-7288

Terry Jackson 1106 North Interstate 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.oceanssanmarcos.com (512) 353-0194

2IŵFH'HSRW Terry Vaughn 201 Springtown Way San Marcos, TX 78666 ZZZRIŵFHGHSRWFRP (512) 805-8410

Own Your Own Universe

Ozona Bank Abbey Carnes 141 W. Hopkins Street P.O. Box 728 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.ozonabank.com (512) 754-2600

O’Kane Lawn and Landscaping Ben O’Kane P.O. Box 599 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 738-2185

Old Mill Associates, LLP Henry Oles 101 Uhland Road, Ste. 201 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-1113

P Pac N Sac Bernie Bowden 1503 Post Road San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-1666

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Pak Mail Judy Johnson 102 Wonder World Drive, Ste. 304 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.paknshiptx.com (512) 393-3420

The Palazzo Apartments Connie Mojica 1011 Wonder World Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.thepalazzoliving.com (512) 353-1001

Pedernales Electric Cooperative Diana Gonzales 302 E. Lady Bird Lane P.O. Box 1 Johnson City, TX 78636 www.pec.coop.com (888) 554-4732 Toll Free

Pennington Funeral Home

Shane Glosson 323 North Comanche P.O. Box 2459 San Marcos, TX 78667 Palmer’s Restaurant Bar and Courtyard www.penningtonfuneralhome.com 0RQWH6KHIŵHOG (512) 353-4311 218 Moore St. San Marcos, TX 78666 Pennington’s Cakes www.palmerstexas.com Stephen Horn (512) 353-3500 1662 South IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 Heartworks Co / Paper Bear www.penningtonscakes.com Carol Powers (512) 396-4059 218 North LBJ Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 Pets and Moore www.paperbear.com Andra Moore (512) 396-2283 3002 FM 621 San Marcos, TX 78666 Park Hill Apartments www.petsandmoore.com Renee Medina (512) 754-7387 1001 Leah Ave. San Marcos, TX 78666 Physical Therapy and Rehab Concepts www.parkhillapts.com P.C. (512) 396-7000 Kim Farmer 915 Hwy 80 Parkway Falls Grande San Marcos, TX 78666 Rebecca Duran www.ptrc-tx.com 1811 Medical Pkwy (512) 353-4575 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.robbinspropertyllc.com Pie Society (512) 878-1811 Chase Katz 700 N. LBJ Dr., Ste. 102A 3DWKPDUN7UDIŵF3URGXFWVRI7H[DV San Marcos, TX 78666 Inc. www.piesmtx.com Frank Blakley (512) 805-8900 4435 Hunter Road Pillar To Post Home Inspectors P.O. Box 1066 Billy Wheeler San Marcos, TX 78667 657 Apricot Dr. www.pathmark.net P.O. Box 2640 (512) 392-2090 Kyle, TX 78640 Paychex Inc. www.pillartopost.com/BillyWheeler Chris Koontz (512) 736-7163 3420 Executive Center Dr., Ste 310 Austin, TX 78731 Pink Consulting (512) 241-0513 Bobbie Garza-Hernandez 122 Riviera St. Peal & Associates San Marcos, TX 78666 Jake Peal www.pinkpr.biz 1 Chisolm Trail Ste. 5150 (512) 878-2246 Round Rock, TX 78681 Pioneer Bank (512) 394-7126 Lance Spruiell 403 S. Stage Coach Trail San Marcos, TX 78666 www.pioneerbanktexas.com (512) 749-1501


Pita Pit

Price Center

Quality Hardwood Floors

RE/Max On The Move

Angie Patel 350 N. Guadalupe St. Ste, 120 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 757-8546

Ron Jager 222 W. San Antonio St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.price-center.org (512) 392-2900

June Gasiorowski 2011 Clovis Barker Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 ZZZTXDOLW\KDUGZRRGŶRRUVEL] (512) 754-9077

Denise Bartlett 1917 Dutton Dr., Ste. 108 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.remax-sanmarcos.com (512) 216-6253

Prime Property Management

PlainsCapital Bank Eric Kelley 919 Congress Ave. #600 Austin, TX 78701 www.plainscapitalbank.com (512) 457-7572

Quality Inn

Red Roof Inn

Richard E. Tarr 1503 Aquarena Springs Dr. Ste. A San Marcos, TX 78666 www.primepmc.com (512) 878-1792

Bipin Patel 1611 N Interstate 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.choicehotels.com (512) 396-5665

Mahesh Patel 817 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.redroof.com (512) 754-8899

Joe Ptak 910 IH 35 N San Marcos, TX 78666 PO Box 13549 Austin, TX 78701 (512) 392-4596

Primus Real Estate/Linden Muth Realty

Quick Align Auto Repair

REDBIRD Skyport

Bill Jones 600 S. Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.quickalign.net (512) 826-6409

John Koenirch 2080 Airport Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.redbirdskyport.com (512) 878-6670

Pluckers Wing Bar

Print This, LLC

Planet K Gifts

Cassie Trudeau 105 N. Interstate 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.pluckers.com (512) 437-1932

Plum Creek Golf Course Marc Farris 4301 Benner Kyle, TX 78640 www.plumcreekgolf.com (512) 626-5555

Mark Shields 3500 Oakmont Blvd., Suite 205 Austin, TX 78731 (512) 422-1236

John Powell 307 W. San Antonio Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.printthistx.com (512) 878-8128

Priority Personnel, Inc. Mark Olsen 226 Wonder World Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.prioritypersonnel.com (512) 392-2323

Post Oak Villas

Progressive Waste Solutions

Jennifer Sherman 1617 Post Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.postoakvillas.wix.com/villas (512) 754-6701

Tammy Hellums 2010 IH-10 West Seguin, TX 78155 www.iesi.com (800) 581-5825

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

PromiseLand San Marcos Church

Kevin Snoga 403 N. Guadalupe San Marcos, TX 78666 www.potbelly.com (512) 392-6937

Mike Higgins 1650 Lime Kiln Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.psmchurch.com (512) 392-4357

POW, Inc. Promotional Products

Pullen Electric

Erin B. Pellien 521 Hunter Ridge Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.powincpromos.com (512) 757-5100

Dustan Glover 404 Lazy lane San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 557-5064

Power Haus Equipment Michael Melton 111 E. MLK Dr., Ste. B San Marcos, TX 78666 www.powerhausequipment.com (512) 392-1518

Premier Cuts Brian Olson 1515 Aquarena Springs Drive., Ste.102 109 E. Hopkins St., Ste. 205 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mypremiercuts.com (512) 268-5500

Q Quail Creek Golf Club Cory Duvall 2701 Airport Highway 21 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.quailcreek-cc.com (512) 353-1665

Refreshability

R

Andrew Mitschke 7708 Forrest Rain Live Oak, TX 78233 www.refreshability.com (210) 704-7565

R3 Recycling

Lisa Smith 1351 Sadler Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.regentcare.biz (512) 805-5000 Primary

Regent Care Center San Marcos

Marcos Garza 215 W. San Antonio St., Ste. 500 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.r3-recycling.com (512) 393-8867

Reliable Automotive Brad Hullum 1201 State Hwy. 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.Reliable-Auto.com (512) 667-7390

Raising Cane’s Chantel Romero 928 Texas 80 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.raisingcanes.com (512) 805-0014

Renew Hearing Center Denise Kopecki 300 S. C M Allen Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 667-6904

Ramada Limited Peter Dhana 1701 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ramada.com (512) 395-8000

Derrel & Dot Renfrow Derrel Renfrow 1116 Stagecoach Trl San Marcos, TX 78666

Ramming Companies Laura Shar 9020 Capital of Texas Hwy,Bld 2,Ste. 250 Austin, TX 78759 www.rammingcompanies.com (512) 251-3713

Republic Services

Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union Elizabeth Joost 1203 Thorpe Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 P.O. Box 2097 Universal City, TX 78148 www.rbfcu.org (800) 580-3300

Dorothy Patterson 2900 N. FM 973 Austin, TX 78725 www.republicservices.com (512) 247-5647

Resolute Health Marsha Snider 555 Creekside Crossing New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.resolutehealth.com (830) 500-6000

Razar Management, LLC Bob Azar 200 Grande St. Driftwood, TX 78619 (512) 858-9999

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Rete Consulting, Inc.

Rivercity Sportswear

Dr. William R. Rogers

Justin Bradford 9300 South IH35, Suite A500 #528 Austin, TX 78748 http://www.reteconsulting.com/ (512) 596-5001

Crystal Campbell 1705 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.welogoit.com (512) 754-8039

William R. Rogers 310 Stagecoach Trail, Ste 200A San Marcos, TX 78666 www.drwilliamrogers.com (512) 396-4700

RGM Consulting, Inc.

Rivers Wanted Photography

Root Cellar Cafe

Ron Maddux 1603 Landcaster St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.rgmconsultinginc.com (561) 310-5537

Michelle Mehrens 815 Stagecoach Trail San Marcos, TX 78666 www.riverswanted.com (512) 809-0016

Kyle Mylius 215 N. LBJ Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.rootcellarcafe.com (512) 392-5158

Rhino Graphics

Riverview Apartments

Rosado Insurance Agency

Mickey Day 133 South LBJ Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.rhinotees.com (512) 392-6191

Elena Bosley 601 River Road San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-1593

Julio Rosado 523 Clear Springs Hollow 806 N IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 RosadoInsurance.com (512) 805-8898

Safeguard Business Systems

Britney Richey

Sean Todd 401 Cheatham Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.robnettcpa.com (512) 392-3701

Rotary Club of Greater San Marcos

Sage Capital Bank

Cal Marcantel P.O. Box 841 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.rotarysanmarcos.com (512) 925-7664

Joe Kenworthy 2201 Hunter Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sagecapitalbank.com (512) 392-5588

Rotary Club of San Marcos

Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek

Fay Gillham P.O. Box 581 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.rotaryclubsanmarcos.org (512) 757-1121

Amy Dolan 4444 W. FM 150 Kyle, TX 78640 www.sagehill.com (512) 268-1617

Row

Sakura Sushi & Steak

Ali Ijaz 174 S. Guadalupe, Suite. 204 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.Row.net (888) 596-4769

Wade Lin 117 Meiners San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 757-8786

Royal Cleaners

Gloria Salazar 1614 Mockingbird Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666

P.O. Box 1533 San Marcos, TX 78667

Rick C. Reed & Company, PLLC Stuart Wright 321 Cheatham P.O. Box 867 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.reedcocpa.com (512) 353-0200

Ridge Top Aerial Technologies, LLC

Robnett & Co. CPAs

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Dave Ott 4015 IH 35 South, Suite 835 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.rmcf.com (512) 392-9780

Jason Timmerman 174 S. Guadalupe St. Ste. 202 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.ridgetopsketch.com (800) 734-5709

Rodan and Fields

Riley Transmissions

The Rodeo Restaurant #2

Erin Conley San Marcos, TX 78666 www.erinconley.myrandf.com (512) 667-8656

Joan Riley 1334 Hwy 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-5186

Zenaida Rizo 1101 Thorpe Lane Ste. F San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-5810

Rio Cibolo Ranch

Rodeway Inn

Craig Christopher 1101 Ullrich Rd. P.O. Box 5470 San Antonio, TX 78201 www.riociboloranch.com (830) 914-3325

Bharat Patel 1635 Aquarena Springs Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.rodewayinn.com (512) 353-8011

Rio Claro Studio

Sydna Hunter 24795 IH-35 Kyle, TX 78640 www.beasleyhyundai.com (512) 262-2020

Adriana “GiGi” Mederos 120 W. Hopkins St., Ste. 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.rioclarostudio.com (512) 757-8706

River Bluff Cabin on the San Marcos River Patsy Kimball 2301 River Grove Road P.O. Box 21 Fentress, TX 78622 www.sanmarcos.net/riverbluffcabin (512) 488-2568

Roger Beasley Hyundai

Roger Beasley Hyundai New Braunfels Sydna Hunter 485 N. Business IH 35 New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.BeasleyHyundaiNB.com (830) 632-2200

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Gilbert Gomez 308 N. LBJ Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-4613

Ruiz Financial Group, LLC Ruben Ruiz 1920 A Corporate Dr., Ste. 106 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.moneyconcepts.com/rruiz (512) 396-2487

R-Water Rayne Guest 2061 Clovis Barker Rd 4B San Marcos, TX 78666 www.r-water.com (512) 808-4100

S Sabre Commercial Jonathan Barton 2001 Chicon Street Austin, TX 78722 www.sabrecommercial.com (512) 767-7447 Robert Baker P.O. Box 200634 Austin, TX 78720 www.gosafeguard.com/rbaker3 (512) 458-1900

Gloria Salazar

Salon Mink Ray Reeves 331 W. Hopkins St., Ste. E San Marcos, TX 78666 www.salonmink.com (512) 754-6465

Sal’s House of Tint Michelle Hurtado 2605 IH 35 South, Ste. 100B San Marcos, TX 78666 www.salshouseoftint.com (512) 757-8716

Saltgrass Steak House Jeff Stover 221 E. Sessoms Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-5255


The Salvation Army

San Marcos CISD

San Marcos Lions Club

San Marcos Toyota

Kathy McNiel 300 South C.M. Allen Parkway, Ste. 100 P.O. Box 1692 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.salvationarmyusa.org (512) 754-8541

Georganne Logue 501 S. LBJ P.O. Box 1087 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.smcisd.net (512) 393-6700

Bill Adams 170 Charles Austin Dr. P.O. Box 994 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.tubesanmarcos.com (512) 396-5466

Cindy Ploch 5101 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcostoyota.com (512) 392-1999

Sam’s Club

San Marcos CISD - Iris Campbell

San Marcos Massage

Derell Bibbs 1350 Leah Ave. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-1963

Iris Campbell 501 S. LBJ Dr. P.O. Box 1087 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.smcisd.net (512) 393-6768

Ellen Petray 174 S. Guadalupe., Ste. 107C San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smmassage.com (830) 822-5972

David Howard 1430 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.diamondbacktruckaccessories.com (512) 618-7660

San Marcos Academy Jimmie Scott 2801 Ranch Road 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smabears.org (512) 353-2400

San Marcos Air Conditioning Rick Gonzales 3500 Highway 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smairtx.com (512) 353-2511

San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau

Rebecca Ybarra-Ramirez 617 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.toursanmarcos.com San Marcos American Legion Post 144 (512) 393-5930

and Unit 144

Thomas (Tom) L. Tvrdik 1705 IH 35 N 126 E Holland San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-8443

San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce Brian Bondy 202 North C.M. Allen Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcostexas.com (512) 393-5900

San Marcos Area Republican Texans Group Naomi Narvaiz 102 Wonder World Drive, Ste. 304-131 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smrepublicans.com (512) 364-0050

San Marcos Art League Mark Lambdin P.O. Box 260 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.sanmarcosartleague.org (512) 392-7408

San Marcos Bar-B-Que Justin Pearson 2601 Hunter Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcosbbq.com (512) 938-1019

San Marcos Corridor News Melissa Jewett P.O. Box 2512 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.smcorridornews.com (512) 787-3501

San Marcos Daily Record Don Moore 1910 IH-35 South P.O. Box 1109 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.sanmarcosrecord.com (512) 392-2458

San Marcos Family Medicine Tiffany Lee 2406 Hunter Rd., Ste. 106 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smfm.net (512) 396-7686

San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance Maggie Hutchins 107 E Hopkins Street, Ste. 121 A P.O. Box 1572 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.smgreenbelt.org (512) 392-7457

San Marcos Hays County EMS

David Smith 101 Uhland Road, Ste. 208 P.O. Box 641 San Marcos, TX 78667 San Marcos Chrysler - Dodge - Jeep - Ram www.smhcems.com Russell Anderson (512) 353-5115 2990 IH 35 South P.O. Box 1549 San Marcos Industrial Foundation San Marcos, TX 78667 John Navarrette www.sanmarcosautooutlet.com San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 831-7625 (512) 757-6999

San Marcos Veterinary Clinic

San Marcos Nursing & Rehab Center

San Marcos CISD Education Foundation Mark Harebottle Jeffrey Ault P.O. Box 671 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.SanMarcosEdFoundation.org (512) 396-5151

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1900 Medical Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-1888

San Marcos Premium Outlets Celena McGuill 3939 IH-35 South #900 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.premiumoutlets.com/sanmarcos (512) 396-2200

San Marcos Real Estate Dave Glover 1517 Aquarena Springs Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-2020

San Marcos Rehabilitation and Healthcare Chris Hatcher 1600 North IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-5026

San Marcos River Foundation Dianne Wassenich 222 West San Antonio St. P.O. Box 1393 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.sanmarcosriver.org (512) 353-4628

San Marcos Super Saver Michael R. Wight 3309 Hunter Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 facebook.com/smsupersaver (512) 214-0677

San Marcos Title Company Sandra David 100 East San Antonio St, Ste. 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smtitle.com (512) 353-1782

San Marcos Tours & Charter Brandon Burleson 1211 Mountain View Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcosbustours.com (512) 808-0287

Julie House 1980 Old Ranch Road 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-7107

San Saba Cap John Baker 1818 Broadway Kerrville, TX 78028 www.sansabacap.com (830) 257-2434

6DWWHUŵHOG 3RQWLNHV&RQVWUXFWLRQ Brad Shearer 12807 Westmore Rd. San Antonio, TX 78247 www.satpon.com (210) 557-5330

Scheib Center - Board of Directors Marilyn Rawls 1200 N Bishop St. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-6803

Schertz Bank & Trust Dena Rodriguez 1917 Dutton Drive, Suite 205 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.schertzbank.com (512) 754-7401

School Fuel Jenny Manqrum 102 Wonderworld Dr. Ste. 304-120 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.schoolfuelsanmarcos.org (512) 667-4241

Schwartz & Associates Autumn Schwartz 116 S. LBJ Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.schwartz-associates.com (512) 667-6952

Second to None Upscale Resale Karlin Clark 142 W. San Antonio St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcos.net/secondtonone (512) 395-8690

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Sights & Sounds of Christmas

Solar

Clifton Stapleton

Susan Narvaiz 2003 Medical Parkway, Ste. C San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sedonacompass.com (512) 393-3200

Tommy Curtis 401 E. Hopkins St. P.O. Box 1896 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.sights-n-sounds.org (512) 710-9627

Kelly Shannon 323 S Guadalupe Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.solarsupply.us (512) 392-6288

5 Mission Drive New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 629-4397

Sign Crafters, Inc.

Marty Sorell 124 Nichols Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 754-7711

Seebeck Partnership LTD June Seebeck 505 Village West Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 757-0626

Sellman Enterprises Septic Services Craig Sellman 600 South Loop 4 P.O. Box 1377 Buda, TX 78610 (512) 312-0002

Sergi & Associates, P.C. Attorneys At Law David Sergi 329 S. Guadalupe Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sergilaw.com (512) 392-5010

Service King West San Marcos Robert Rocha 1300 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-3309

Scott Vaughan 2401 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.signcrafters.net (512) 392-0900

Sign-Arts John Diaz 205 Cheatham, Suite 4 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-4140

Silo Glass Studio & Gallery Elissa Beach 7990 Ranch Road 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.siloglass.com (512) 444-6494

SimplexGrinnell

Sherwin Williams Paint

Shweiki Media David Reimherr 4954 Space Center Drive San Antonio, TX 78218 www.shweiki.com (512) 480-0860

Sienna Pointe Apartment Homes Robin Cleary 2913 Hunter Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.siennapointeapts.com (512) 667-7466

South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Tracy Sommer 6211 IH 10 West San Antonio, TX 78201 www.southtexasblood.org (210) 731-5555

Southside Community Center

Melinda Hotho 1608 Royston Ln. Round Rock, TX 78664 www.simplexgrinnell.com SERVPRO of San Marcos/New Braunfels (512) 634-1800 Darby Wright 1222 Old Martindale Rd. Sky Dive San Marcos San Marcos, TX 78666 Eric Butts www.servpro.com/franchise.asp?id=5071 P.O. Box 337 (512) 396-8225 Fentress, TX 78622 www.skydivesanmarcos.com Seton Medical Center Hays (512) 488-2214 Linda Lotz 6001 Kyle Parkway Smoothie King Kyle, TX 78640 Joseph Anderson www.seton.net 301 N. Guadalupe (512) 324-5060 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 214-8372 Daniel Gutierrez 305 N. Edward Gary San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sherwin.com (512) 392-0101

Marty Sorell

Smoothie Warrior Jason Schultz 330 N. LBJ Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smoothiewarriorssanmarcostx.com (512) 392-7388

SMTX Property Management Michael Nolen 1920 Corporate Drive, B201 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.smtxpropertymanagement.com (254) 931-0102

Sodalis Elder Living Barbara Rosen 550 Rock Street New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 624-1044

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Ruben Garza 518 S. Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.southsidecommunitycenter.org (512) 392-6694

SpawGlass Contractors, Inc. Kirby Baird 1111 Smith Road Austin, TX 78721 www.spawglass.com (512) 719-5251

SpeakEasy Relationship Marketing Melissa Cochran 2302 Gruene Lake New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.speakeasyrm.com (830) 643-4905

Speedy Cash Jessica Simmons 1204 Hwy 123, Ste. A San Marcos, TX 78666 www.speedycash.com (512) 392-8941

Spencer Canoes & Shady Grove Campground Pat Gunn Spencer 9515 F.M. 1979 Martindale, TX 78655 www.spencercanoes.net (512) 357-6113

Springtown Veterinary Hospital Dan Nowland 415 Springtown Way San Marcos, TX 78666 www.springtownvet.com (512) 353-2717

Spud Ranch J.R. Gallegos 1330 Aquarena Springs Drive, Ste. 320 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.spudranch.com (512) 805-7783

Star Awards, Inc. Floyd R. Chunn 1500 IH-35 South New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.starawards.biz (830) 625-8583

State Farm Insurance - Glenn Wier Glenn Wier 2575 IH 35 South, Ste. 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.glennwier.com (512) 392-6601

State Farm Insurance - Rosie Garcia Rosie Garcia 2108 Hunter Road, Ste. 102 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.rosiegarciatx.com (512) 392-8050 Primary

State Farm Insurance- Jo Stephens Jo Stephens 1540 S IH 35, Ste. 101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.jostephens.com (512) 805-0600

The Steamery Brian Patton P.O. Box 1900 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.steamerycarpetcleaning.com (512) 757-9088

Stitches & Such Pam Daltry 1917 Dutton Dr., Ste. 106 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.stichesandsuch.com (512) 805-8547

Fraye Stokes 742 W. San Antonio Street San Marcos, TX 78666

Stone Brook Seniors Community Megan Walker 300 South Stagecoach Trail San Marcos, TX 78666 www.stonebrookseniors.com (512) 392-9330

Stone Haven Realty Samantha Hale 5766 Balcones Drive., Ste. 203 Austin, TX 78731 www.stonehavenrealty.com (512) 346-4681


Stone’s Trailers & Truck Covers, Inc.

Texas Bombers Baseball

Texas Roadhouse

Wanda Burke 2001 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.stonestrailer.com (512) 353-8244

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Adam Couch 4528 S. Hwy - 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 SanmarcosBombers.com (512) 913-0579

Michael Clegg 1502 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.texasroadhouse.com (512) 353-7427

Texas Disposal Systems

Texas Ski Ranch

Tackleberrys

Ray Bryant P.O. Box 17126 Austin, TX 78760 www.texasdisposal.com (512) 421-1300

Christine Bialick 6700 IH 35 North New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.texasskiranch.com (830) 627-2843

Texas Educational Foundation

Texas State Alumni Affairs Association

Stephen Davis P.O. Box 1108 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 396-2275

Kim Gannon 601 University Drive, JCK Ste. #380 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.txstatealumni.org (512) 245-2371

Str8 Training Emily Tomlin 2626 Hunter Rd. Ste,. 201 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.str8training.com (512) 216-0748

Stripes Store Piper Scott 4525 Ayers Street Corpus Christi, TX 78415 www.stripesstores.com (512) 392-6484

Subway of San Marcos Shane Fraser 102 Wonder World Drive, Ste. 100 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.subwaytx.com (512) 353-7777

Dr. Clay Sullivan, DDS Clay Sullivan 310 Stagecoach Trail, Ste. 700 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-4288

Sundance Digital Marketing Eric Bonar 1506 S. Interstate 35, #2521 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sundancedigitalmarketing.com (512) 565-5385

Sunrise Healthcare Management Company, LLC Wanda Miller 10606 Timberlake Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70810 www.sunrisehealthcare.net (828) 262-5410

Sunset After School Program Marty Nelson 405 Reimer Avenue San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sunsetafterschool.com (512) 392-1992

Sur-Powr Battery Supply Bonnie Hughson 1718 N IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.surpowr.com (512) 396-7107

Swanson Reed Company Cheri Jones 700 Lavaca Street., Suite 1400 6800 McNeil Drive #832 Austin, TX 78729 www.swansonreed.com (512) 333-2076

Roo Ellis 20155B San Marcos Highway San Marcos, TX 78666 www.tackleberrys.com (512) 466-5880

Taco Cabana Gabe Cortez 135 Long Street San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-1500

Tanger Outlet - San Marcos John Lairsen 4015 IH 35 South, Ste. 319 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.tangeroutlet.com/sanmarcos (512) 396-7446

Tantra Coffee House ,DQ%HOLŶH 217 W Hopkins Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.tantracoffeehouse.com (512) 558-2233

TaxFree Shopping Ltd. Traci Davis 14665 Midway Road Ste 150 Addison, TX 75001 www.taxfreeshopping.com (214) 368-9067

Ted Breihan Electric Company Ted Breihan 118 S. Edward Gary Street P.O. Box 477 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 396-3300

tekRESCUE, Inc. Randy Bryan 3413 Hunter Rd., Ste. A San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mytekrescue.com (512) 843-2835

Texans for Lamar Smith Lamar Smith 5170 Broadway Street #18 San Antonio, TX 78209 www.texansforlamarsmith.com (210) 826-1085

Texas Aviation Partners Stacey Batch 4400 Hwy 21 1807 Airport Drive, Ste. 200 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.texasaviationpartners.com (512) 216-6042

Texas Express Lube and Auto Jason Lewis 110 S CM Allen Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666 www.texasexpresslube.com (512) 396-3366

Texas State Optical - San Marcos $P\6WDQŵHOG 2406 Hunter Rd., Suite 102 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcostso.com (512) 353-8932

Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Luis Chacon 1762 FM 967, Ste. A Buda, TX 78610 (512) 667-3523

Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Bennett K. Woodruff 1913 Dutton Drive, Ste. 301 P.O. Box 1649 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-2013 www.txfb-ins.com

Texas Health & Racquet Club Jessica Warren 109 E. McCarty Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 www.mythrc.biz (512) 353-0789

Texas Home Team - Keller Williams Caryl Moses Fonseca 205 Cimarron Park Loop, Suite A Buda, TX 78610 www.TxHomeTeamRealty.com (512) 879-1616

Texas Oncology - San Marcos Ilsa Melson 1308 Wonder World Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.texasoncology.com (512) 396-5199

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Christopher Baker 2550 Hunter Rd. Ste. 1104 P.O. Box 1765 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.texpts.com (512) 396-5122

Texas State Towing David Wiede 904 FM 1984 Maxwell, TX 78656 www.texasstatetowing.com (512) 749-5559

Texas State University Denise Trauth 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.txstate.edu (512) 245-2121

Texas State University Bookstore (Auxiliary Services) John Root 601 University Drive LBJ Student Center San Marcos, TX 78666 www.bookstore.txstate.edu (512) 245-2585

Texas State University Career Services Norma Gaier 601 University Drive LBJ Student Center 5-7.1 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.careerservices.txstate.edu (512) 245-2645

Texas State University Center for P-16 Initiatives Michelle Hamilton 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 245-8192

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY Texas State University Department of Management

Texas State University The Wittliff Collections

Paula Rechner 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 245-2571

David Coleman 601 University Drive, Alkek Library 7th San Marcos, TX 78666 www.wittliffcollections.txstate.edu (512) 245-2313

Texas State University Dept. of Theatre & Dance Sarah Mitschke 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 245-3572

Texas State University Edwards Aquifer Research Center Benjamin Schwartz, Ph.D 601 University Drive 220 E. Sessom San Marcos, TX 78666 www.eardc.txstate.edu (512) 245-2329

Texas State University Friends of Fine Arts & Communication Patrick Price 601 University Drive, 112 Old Main San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 245-2308

Texas State University LBJ Student Center Charlie Salas 601 University Drive LBJSC Rm. 2-141.1 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.lbjsc.txstate.edu (512) 245-1641

Texas State University University Bookstore Jacqueline Slaughter 702 Gaillardia 601 University Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.bookstore.txstate.edu (512) 245-2273

University Star Bob Bajackson 601 University Dr. Trinity Bldg. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.universitystar.com (512) 245-3487

The Texas Tribune 823 Congress Ave., Suite 1400 Austin, TX 78701 www.texastribune.org (512) 716-8634

TexHealth Central Texas Jim Rodriguez 2800 South IH 35, Ste. 131 Austin, TX 78704 texhealthct.org (512) 524-2618

Tex-Mix Concrete

Three Dudes Winery

Trademark Restoration Services

Terry Alford 125 Old Martindale Road San Marcos, TX 78666 www.threedudeswinery.com (512) 392-5634

Grace Dresen 4425 SE River Rd. Martindale, TX 78655 www.tmrestoration.com (866) 969-8885

ThunderCloud Subs

Tres Hermanas Restaurant & Cantina

David Cohen 1035 N. State Hwy.123., Ste.101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.thundercloud.com (512) 738-7283

Chuck Peralez 2550 Hunter Road, Suite 1106 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.treshermanasrestaurant.com (512) 878-2405

Thunderstruck Services, LLC.

Triangle Fire & Security, LLC

Anthony Pummill 1113 Overlook Way San Marcos, TX 78666 (830) 221-8206

Steve Clay 318 Brazoria Trail San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 800-1055

Tickle Blagg Animal Hospital

Tri-County Medical Society

Robert Blagg 1100 Hwy 80 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.tickleblagg.com (512) 353-1871

John Lee Sang PO Box 803 San Marcos, TX 78667 tricountyms.org (210) 426-7323

Tilson Home Corporation

True Vineyard Ministries, Inc.

Trey Baumann 2396 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.sanmarcossales@tilsonhome.com (800) 929-2458

Diana Wiley 3946 S. IH 35 Ste.101 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.truevineyard.org (512) 392-8463

Time Warner Cable Business Class

TVC Integra Insurance Services

Austen Bickford 750 Canyon Dr., Ste 500 Coppell, TX 75019 (469) 464-4937

Vernon L. Cooper 102 Suttles Ave. P.O. Box 2220 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.tvcintegra.com (512) 392-3055

Texas State University McCoy College of Business Admistration Denise Smart 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 245-2311

201 Industrial Fork P.O. Box 830 Leander, TX 78646 www.tex-mixconcrete.com (210) 883-8060

Texas State University OCIR

Richard Friend 1660 IH 35 South P.O Box 1368 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 392-6644

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Thermon Manufacturing Company

Top Image Hair Salon

Rodney Bingham 100 Thermon Dr P.O. Box 609 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.thermon.com (512) 396-5801

Michelle Conway 300 S C.M. Allen Parkway, Ste. 214 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 644-0287

Terry Hazell 601 University Dr., JCK 489 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 245-6038

Texas State University School of Music Tom Clark 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 245-2651

Texas State University Student Affairs Joanne Smith 601 University Drive -&.2IĹľFH San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 245-2152

Thad Ziegler Glass Ltd.

Thomason Funeral Home Dwayne Thomason 2001 Ranch Road 12 P.O. Box 1609 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.thomasonfuneralhome.com (512) 396-2300

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Edward Tomaneng, M.D. Edward Tomaneng 2000 Medical Pkwy # C San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-8899

Tricia Hanson 3939 S. IH 35, Suite #905 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 393-2020

Townwood Apartments Laura Gerhardt 520 Linda Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.townwoodapts.com (512) 396-1983

Twin Liquors #55 1160 Thorpe Lane, #101 5639 Airport Blvd. Austin, TX 78751 www.twinliquors.com (512) 392-8334

Two Pâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & Calliâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Boutique Pam Couch 690 Centerpoint Rd, Ste. 205 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.twopsboutique.com (512) 392-8967

TX Real Estate Management Margaret Ennis 100 N. Edward Gary#B-100 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.txrealestatemanagement.com (512) 787-0333


U U.S. Small Business Administration Ashley Morales 615 E. Houston St., Ste 298 San Antonio, TX 78205 www.sba.gov (210) 403-5900

Urgent Care & Occupational Health Centers Of Texas, P.A Lesha Betts 1659 Hwy 46 W, Ste. 160 P.O. Box 730 Spring Branch, TX 78070 www.urgentcareoftexas.com (830) 438-8953

US Security Service Jason Hardy 300 CM Allen Pkwy., Ste. 216 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.us-security.us (844) 487-7328

Village Homes

Warm Springs Speciality Hospitals

Donald Dempsey 17325 State Hwy 21 P.O. Box 17547 Austin, TX 78760 www.villagehomesaustin.com (512) 385-9700

Pam Kneuper 1445 Hanz Drive New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.warmsprings.org (210) 488-3485

The Wash Tub VIM Gym Naomi Mahamuth 105 Uhland Rd San Marcos, TX 78666 VIMgymSM.com (210) 913-5759

Uncle Bob’s Self Storage

Vista Homes

Mickey Baker 1620 IH 35 South San Marcos, TX 78666 www.unclebobs.com (512) 392-6086

Tom Taber 1911 Corporate Dr., Ste. 103 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.vistaconstruction.com (512) 396-9610

Unintech Consulting Engineers, Inc. Mike Sexton 2431 E. Evans Road San Antonio, TX 78259 www.unintech.com (210) 641-6003

United Technologies Aerostructures Denise Collazo 2005 Technology Way San Marcos, TX 78666 www.goodrich.com (512) 754-3600

United Way of Hays County Michelle Harper P.O. Box 1728 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.unitedwayhaysco.org (512) 353-1420

University Federal Credit Union David Willingham PO Box 9350 Austin, TX 78766 www.ufcu.org (512) 467-8080

The UPS Store Patricia Blocker 415 N. Guadalupe St. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.theupsstore.com (512) 805-0500

Upscale Resale 173 S. LBJ Dr. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.upscaleresaletx.com (512) 392-6977

Uptown Square Aparments 1354 Thorpe Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 667-9189

V Rosina Valle Rosina Valle 110 Colleen Court San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 618-2778

Verandah Apartments Felicia Jackson 1805 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 www.verandahsanmarcos.com (512) 353-7711

Verge Mobile, LLC dba T-Mobile

Vitalogy Skincare Kathleen Lindsey 1320 Wonder World Dr., Ste. 108 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.vitalogyskincare.com (512) 393-3376 Primary

Volkert Integrity Contracting, Inc. Ken Volkert 8159 Old Bastrop Rd. New Braunfels, TX 78130 www.volkertintegrity.com (830) 214-0593

Ryan Banegas 730 E. Hopkins San Marcos, TX 78666 www.vergemobile.com (512) 396-8733

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Wake the Dead Coffe House

Steve Thompson 301 N. Guadalupe St. 2025 Guadalupe St. Ste. 248 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.vertskebap.com (512) 800-8194

Julie Balkman 1432 Old Ranch Road 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.wakethedeadcoffeehouse.org (512) 754-9253

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3413 James Stuart 1701 Hunter Road P.O. Box 941 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 667-6216

Victory Cleaners Gloria Martinez 418 S. LBJ Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-9314

Vietnam Veterans of America

Waldrip Insurance Agency, LLC Charles Waldrip 116 North LBJ Drive P.O. Box 805 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 353-7411

Walton Development and Management - South USA Becky Collins 515 Congress Ave., Ste. 1620 Austin, TX 78701 www.walton.com (512) 347-7070

Isacc Ramierz 1200 Thorpe Lane San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 667-7335 www.washtub.com

Well Family Chiropractic Royce Barnett 1913 Dutton Dr., Suite 405 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.wellfamilychiropractic.com (512) 842-6102

The Wellington Rick Gallegos 600 Leah Ave San Marcos, TX 78666 www.thewellingtonapts.com (512) 754-6006

Wells Fargo Bank David Case 123 N. Edward Gary Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.wellsfargo.com (512)753-3261

Wesley Chapel AME Church Tosha Coleman 224 S. Fredericksburg Street San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-8034

Westhill Paving, Inc. Chad Reynolds 3012 FM 621 P.O. Box 1216 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.westhillpaving.com (512) 353-1432

Whataburger Restaurants LP Brenda Cervantes 1077 Central Parkway South, Ste. 900 San Antonio, TX 78232 (210) 496-4000

Wheeler Enterprises Sam Wheeler 1303 Girard St. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 925-0035

Which Wich Gamini Perera 302 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-4924

Barry Davis 227 Pauls Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 353-0945

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Woodmen Life

Heidi Painter 3413 Hunter Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 www.whitentongroup.com (512) 353-3344

Devin McMurrey 1108 Franklin Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 https://www.woodmen.org/ (979) 324-1027

Wienerschnitzel

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area

Bret Wenzel 1071 Wonder World Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 www.wienerschnitzel.com (979) 204-7904

202 South C.M. Allen Parkway, Suite. 7 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.workforcesolutionsrca.com (512) 392-1291

Will Tow

Karen Wyatt 1517 Old RR 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 757-9880

Will Cap 1330 N. State Hwy. 123 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.willtow247.com (512) 738-5748

Williamson Management Co. Tim Williamson 219 North Comanche Street P.O. Box 673 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.williamsoncompany.com (512) 392-3600

Wimberley Glassworks Tim deJong 6469 Ranch Road 12 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.wgw.com (800) 929-6686

Wok & Roll Lili Wong 812 S. Guadalupe Street San Marcos, TX 78666 www.wokandrollsanmarcos.com (512) 216-6247

Wyatt Processing & Notary Services

Y Yarbrough Agency Scott Yarbrough 104 Suttles Avenue P.O. Box 1168 San Marcos, TX 78667 (512) 214-8730 Primary

Yellow Umbrella Events Cheryl Bailey 12203 Camino Real Kyle, TX 78640 www.yellowumbrellaevents.com (512) 902-2743

Yogurt in Love

Terry Alford 19577 San Marcos Highway San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 392-7044

Ruth Molina 102 Wonder World Drive, #205 P.O. Box 601 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.yogurtinlovesmtx.com (512) 392-2997

Wonder World Cave and Park

Your Chamber Connection

Buddy Mostyn 1100 Prospect Street P.O. Box 1369 San Marcos, TX 78667 www.wonderworldpark.com (512) 392-6711

Lorraine Deitchman 8208 Bridge St. N. Richland Hills, TX 76180 www.chamberconnect.com (800) 678-6241

Wolf Creek Ranch

Wonderland School Jim Fife 302 Country Estates San Marcos, TX 78666 www.thewonderlandschool.com (512) 392-9404

Wood & Thomason Construction Chris Wood 1104 Mountain View San Marcos, TX 78666 www.woodandthomason.com (512) 557-6647

Z Zaxby’s Jonathen Desilets 4002 S. IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666 www.zaxbys.com (512) 805-6000

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AAA Self Storage - 91 Ash & Associates - 61

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Born in Zorn Farm - 71 Bradzoil - 90 EurrnĽhog#Uhvlghqwldo#0#6

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Candlewood Suites - 44 Centerpoint Station - 55 Central Texas Medical Center -2 Fklfn0Ľo0D#0#94 Cody’s Bistro & Lounge - 45 Corridor Primary Care - 65 Country Inn & Suites - 44

D

Dermatology Laser Center & Spa - 84

E

Embassy Suites - 44, 47

F

IdluĽhog#Lqq#)#Vxlwhv#0#77/#88 First United Methodist Church - 67 Frost Bank - 27 Fuschak’s Pit Bar-B-Q - 77

G

Gary Job Corps - 65 Germer Insurance Services - 67 Gill’s Chicken ‘n’ More - 77 Juhdw#Orfdwlrqv#0#86 Greater San Marcos Partnership - 119 Greater Texas Federal Credit Union - 65 Julqv#Uhvwdxudqw#0#::

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H.E.B. - 86 Hays Caldwell Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse - 91 Highpointe Communities, Inc. - 11 Historic Downtown San Marcos - 57 Holiday Inn San Marcos - 44. 87

J

M#)#U#J|pqdvwlfv#0#:4 Jerry Niemiec, CFP, CLU, ChFC - Edward Jones - 90

K

K-9 Water World - 81 Kent Black’s Barbeque - 71

L

La Quinta Inns & Suites - 44 Lester’s Shop - 41

M

Martin Marietta - 120 Matheus Lumber - 88 McCoy’s Building Supply - 79 Mocha’s & Java’s - 79

O

Old Mill Associates, LLP - 9, 27 Ozona Bank - 9

P

Sdophuġv#Uhvwdxudqw##0#54 Pennington’s Cakes - 29 Pets & Moore - 81 Sk|vlfdo#Wkhuds|#)#Uhkde# Concepts - 92 Pioneer Bank - 21 Prime Property Management 0#86 Priority Personnel - 79

R

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Sage Capital Bank - 81 San Marcos - City of - 67 San Marcos CISD - 81 Vdq#Pdufrv#Gdlo|#Uhfrug#0# 118 San Marcos Family Medicine - 59 San Marcos Gentle Dental 61 San Marcos Lions Club - 89 San Marcos Texas Convention & Tourism Bureau - 47 Scheib Center - 29 Vfkzhlnl#Phgld#0#<6 Sprint - 92 Stephen W. Cook, CPA - 81

T

Texas Aviation Partners - 86 Texas Oncology - 25 Wh{dv#Urdgkrxvh#0#;8 Texas State Optical - 87 Texas State University - 7 Wkh#Gdpurq#Jurxs#Uhdowruv# - 84 Thunderstruck Services, LLC - 85 TVC Integra - 92 Two P’s & Calli’s - 45

U

Uncle Bob’s Self Storage - 15 University Federal Credit Union - 45

W

Well Family Chiropractic - 89 Wimberley Glassworks - 45 Workforce Solutions - 88

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