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An official publication of the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce

Kerrville Area

Issue 22 | JULY 2011

Business

Gaylyn Dieringer

GO GREEN • SAVE GREEN

Kerrville’s Got Talent


Grant S. Mein Financial Advisor 1234 Bandera Hwy. Kerrville, TX 78028 830-895-0997

Kendall N. Davison, AAMS速 Financial Advisor 712 Hill Country Dr. , Ste 201 Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-7877

Bryon Mein Financial Advisor 1016 A Junction Hwy. Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-5254

Joyce D. Mechler, AAMS速 Financial Advisor 301 Earl Garrett Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-4059

Stephanie Marschall Financial Advisor 1406 Sidney Baker Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-5311

Amy D. Bush, AAMS速 Financial Advisor 3285 Junction Hwy., Ste A Ingram, TX 78025 830-367-6026


The problem with big chain banks is knowing who’s pulling their chain. Bank mergers just keep going. One bank wants the other’s assets, or two weak banks join together. “Bigger is better” can be dangerous thinking. And it’s almost always bad for community banking. The big bank chains have to keep their out-of-town shareholders and regulators happy. But community banks have built Texas. And it’s the community banks that have long term commitments to towns like Kerrville. Big chains have trouble focusing on small communities because of the glitter of the skylines in places like New York, Detroit and Dallas. Community bank employees are the hospital volunteers, little league coaches, and sing in the church choir. And if the bank makes a profit, the chain bank will take the money back to New York, Detroit or Dallas. Guadalupe National Bank is locally owned and managed. The Bank and our employees are organically connected to the Hill Country. And we’re engaged in the lives and businesses of the Hill Country because it is our only home. And we believe there is a secret to keep from selling out—working harder for Kerrville people.

830.792.1950 guadalupenational.com Kerrville’s Bank


Kerrville Area

An official publication of the

Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce

Business JULY

Officers: Bob Waller, Chairman of the Board, Broadway National Bank Mark Tuschak, Chair-Elect, Schreiner University Sue Steele, First Vice Chairman, Bank of the Hills Kyle Bond, Vice Chairman, Terminix Pest Control Brenda Beaty, CPA, Treasurer, Pressler, Thompson, PC Joe Herring Jr., Immediate Past Chair, Herring Printing Co.

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Chairman’s Corner

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Member to Member Discounts

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New Members & Member Anniversaries

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Calendar

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Director's Profile

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Kerrville’s Got Talent

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Business Barometer

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Extra! Extra!

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Community Dynamo

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The Future in Their Hands

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Go Green and Save Green

Advertising Morgan Schooley O: 830-285-4373 - morgan@mykerrville.org

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Ribbon Cuttings

Creative Director Jeanna Goodrich - jeanna@mykerrville.org

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Photos from the Member Mixer

Directors: William “Bill” Beltrone, CPA Kim Clarkson, Kerr County Abstract Frank Dunlap, The Ray & Joan Kroc Community Center James Eastland, Camp Mystic­­­ Judy Eychner, Century 21 Malson Realty Denny Foster, Lemon Tree Cleaners Mike Graxiola, Kerrville Daily Times Trevor Hyde, Comanche Trace Tracy McCuan, Kerrville Public Utility Board Kent McKinney, Guadalupe National Bank Scott Peschel, Fidelity Abstract & Title Co. Joe Piszczor, Peterson Regional Medical Center Linda Somerville, Security State Bank & Trust Ellen Williams, Kerrville Independent School District Delbert Wilson, Hill Country Telephone Cooperative

PUBLISHER Morgan Schooley morgan@mykerrville.org Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce Dora Gonzalez, Susan Rogers, Kristan Craddock O: 830-896-1155

Trevor Hyde, President of Comanche Trace

Audition and Performance Information

Gaylyn Dieringer

Building the C.O.R.E.

Energy Saving Tips from KPUB

Contact Kerrville Area Business 2733 Indian Wells Drive morgan@mykerrville.org - 830-285-4373

Kerrville Area Business Magazine is published monthly by Uncle Frog’s Island, LLC. No reproduction in any form is authorized without the consent of Uncle Frog’s Island, LLC. Printed in the USA. All rights reserved. No responsibility is assumed for unsolicited submissions. Manuscripts, photographs, and other submitted material can be acknowledged or returned if accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope. The content contained does not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of Uncle Frog’s Island, LLC or the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce. Uncle Frog’s Island, LLC, and the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce assumes no liability for misinformation, omissions, or errors.

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UGRA

8th Annual River Clean Up July 23, 2011

n Keeping Our River Clea

8am - Noon

Community In

The UGRA River Clean Up provides a creative solution to the litter problem by offering fun, family-oriented activities while accomplishing the dual goals of raising public awareness and removing trash from our waterways.

volvement

Louise Hays Park, Kerrville

Family Fun &

Education

830 - 896 - 5445

Free T-Shirts • Prizes • Food!

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New President, New Initiatives dancing contests. I am I am very excited not sure what will take that July is finally here the place of the dancing and with it comes events, but the thinking the Chamber’s new has already begun. President—Traci The Kerrville Area Carlson. We actually Business magazine began the search continues to provide for Brian Bondy’s great cover and feature replacement in stories and allows our December of 2010 members to present and finalized it in BOB WALLER themselves to the public April 2011 when Traci through advertising. We started accepted the position. Due to prior a Government Affairs committee, commitments, Traci could not come appropriately Chaired by Delbert on board until July. Wilson, General Manager of the Hill This period of transition was Country Telephone Coop, who has made much easier by the teamwork more experience with our elected of the Chamber’s staff and Executive officials in Austin and Washington, Committee. While we knew we D.C., than anyone I know in our would have six months without a community. Through a membership President, we pushed forward with survey initiated by this committee, various projects that were already the Chamber will work on two in planning stages. I would like initiatives. The first is to educate to personally thank one of our our members on what the 4(b) sales Directors, William (Bill) Beltrone, tax is and what these funds can be CPA, for the many hours he spent used for. The second initiative is to working with Dora Gonzalez to see how the Chamber can support convert and upgrade our computer Peterson Regional Medical Center in database system and convert to its efforts to recruit physicians to our Quick Books for our accounting community. needs. The combination of these The staff, the Board of Directors, two additions provides us with and I are looking forward to Traci a much clearer picture of our Carlson getting settled in and getting financial position and the data access started. We are excited about new needed for our website to function ideas she can bring us to keep us at efficiently. the top of the list for Hill Country The planned membership mixers/ chambers of commerce. lunches were well planned and executed by Susan Rogers. All the staff helped Dora Gonzalez as we continue our Shred Day events that are received well by our members Bob Waller, and the general public. Kristan 2010-2011 Chairman Craddock and the ‘Dancing with Kerrville Area Chamber of the Kerrville Stars’ committee put Commerce together a successful event and the end to a series of great annual

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Join Us!

Become a Member of the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce for 2011! Visit us at www.kerrvilletx.com


LeMeilleur’s RV, Truck & Equipment Repair Co., The Diesel Doctor 214 Peterson Drive, Kerrville, TX 78028 830-895-2888, rvrepair@ktc.com 10% off any preventative maintenance service performed. Appointment required.

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Tim Jones Signature Homes 154 G Street, Kerrville, TX 78028 830-896-8087 tim@timjonescustomhomes.com Free plan, designs drafting on home remodeling & custom building.

Hill Country Limousine Service, Inc P.O. Box 291152, Kerrville, TX 78028 830-896-1429, mpolden@ktc.com or maryolden59@msn.com $10 off per limo rental – 3 hour minimum, $10 off airport fare one-way. First American Storage 2390 Memorial Blvd, Kerrville, TX 78028 830-895-2454, tricia@tonyroberts.us 1 month free on all new storage rentals. Texas Etc. - Wayne J. Este 1001 Junction Hwy @ Inn of the Hills Kerrville, TX 78028, 830-257-4300 10% discount on Jewelry, Art, and Gift Items. 10% discount on consigned items. Hill Country Wine Tours 830-329-WINE www.hcwinetours.com Rates for Chamber Members are $50 per person, 3 person minimum (tasting fee not included). Elks Lodge The Elks Lodge Hall is available to rent for meetings, parties and special occasions. Published rental rate is $75 per hour, with a minimum of 3 hours. Chamber members pay only $50, a 33 1/3% discount off regular price. Hall will accommodate 210 people. Tables and chairs available at no extra charge. Stage with ample power sources for band or DJ. Kitchen and

Comanche Trace 3074 Bandera Highway, Kerrville, TX 78028 www.comanchetrace.com Sherri Jones: 830-895-8500 ext. 224 sjones@comanchetrace.com 50% off the banquet room deposit for your next event. Offer good for August, September, October or November. Please call today before your preferred date is booked. This discount is only good for a one time use. Kerrville Folk Festival 3876 Medina Hwy., Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-3600, info@kerrville-music.com $200 off Small Business Package includes tickets, parking, & advertising. Details at: www.kerrvillefolkfestival.com TERMINIX 3100 Memorial Blvd, Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-8233 10% off pest control and/or Termite Services. New customers only. Annual contract required. 830-257-8233 (Kerrville) 830-997-1930 (Fredericksburg) 830-796-3507 (Bandera) 888-522-9574 (Toll Free) KERRBAY.NET 100 Guadalupe Plaza C3, Kerrville, TX 78028 info@kerrbay.net 25 Free eBay Listings for Business overstock or Merchandise Liquidation.

full service bar are available. For details call: Jim Keefe at 830-792-4377. “All proceeds help support the Elks Local Charitable Programs.”

Hill Country ChapterAmerican Red Cross 333 Earl Garrett St., Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-4677 vandenbergk@hccredcross.org 10% discount on any adult CPR and First Aid classes. Davis Chiropractic- Dr. John W. Davis 208 Wesley Dr., Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-3284, Dr_johndavis@yahoo.com Waive co-pay or 20% discount on initial visit. Hill Country On Call 317 Sidney Baker South, Ste 400-265 Kerrville, TX 78028 www.HillCountryOnCall.com 830-866-3000, info@hillcountryoncall.com One FREE Hour of Concierge/Personal Assistant Services with each Booking! Please Call for Details. On call 365 days/year for your specific needs. Licensed, Bonded and Insured.

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YO Ranch Resort & Branding Iron Restaurant 2033 Sidney Baker St., Kerrville, TX 78028 johnhelm@1859historichotels.com 830-257-4440, www.yoresort.comor Offering a 20% discount to Chamber Members on sleeping rooms or meals in the restaurant. Not valid with other discounts. Please tell us you are using your member to member discount at the beginning of your reservation or meals. Texas Homeplans, LLC dba Archetype Designs Mickey Thompson 815 Jefferson St., Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-2311, betty@texashomeplans.com 5% off any Stock Plan by Texas Home Plans Partnership, LTD. We appreciate referrals. As a token of our appreciation, when the referred job is completed, we will award a restaurant gift certificate to the Chamber Member who has referred a client.

Clean & Shine Sherri Baker 411 Harper Road, Kerrville, TX 78028 830-370-7223 25% off top to bottom clean, carpet shampoo or floor buffing or polishing and window cleaning. Hill Country Chiropractic & Wellness Center 311 West Main Street, Kerrville, TX 78028 830-896-4108 www.hillcountrychiropractic.com Free complete nutrition consultation with initialvisitand 75% off your first supplement order. Established patients receive 50% off an adjustment with referral of friends or family. Hill Country Telecommunications, L.L.C. SECURITY ALARM DIVISION P.O. Drawer D, 220 Carolyn Street Ingram, Texas 78025 830-367-1111 FREE wireless Robbery/Panic Button ($50 value) with the purchase and installation of a new monitored commercial or residential security alarm system.


FREE laundry pick-up and

delivery for your employees! Looking for a way to add employee benefits at no cost? How about a FREE laundry pick-up and delivery service? One of our bonded and background-checked drivers will pick up and deliver your employee’s orders at your place of business!

Name: Email: Phone: Company Name: Simply fill out this form and take it to our 1613 Broadway location in Kerrville, go to our website: www.lemontreecleaners.com and sign up there, or call us at 830-257-5821 to get started immediately.

1613 Broadway Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-5821 www.lemontreecleaners.com

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new members

Welcome to the Chamber!

Gene Engels, CLU & Assoc. P.O. Box 26,1 Mountain Home, TX 78058 830-864-4924, ckeeke@windstream.net www.ebenenroll.com/42844

Lily’s Antique Closet Cindy Britsch 616 Earl Garrett, Kerrville, TX 78028 830-741-1819, cinbritsch@hotmail.com

Fore Premier Properties - Jenny Jones Jenny Jones 804 Water St., Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-2413, jenny@ktc.com

Greg Maxwell Motors, LLC Craig Lenard 228 West Main Kerrville TX 78028 830-315-5555 gmaxwell@gregmaxwellmotors.com www.gregmaxwellmotors.com

The Oak Initiative Texas Halsey Bascom Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-9965, halseybascom@gmail.com www.oakinitiativetexas.org Texas Democratic Women Kerr County Chapter Rose M. Hall Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-4316, rmsnhall@ktc.com

member renewals Thank you for your continued support! Alltex Nursery and Landscapes Alpha Granite Any Baby Can of the Texas Hill Country, Inc. ATEK Plastics BCI Custom Homes Boerne Urgent Care and Occupational Health Bridging the Gap - Peterson Hospice Business Programs - City of Kerrville Buzzie’s Barbecue Camp Honey Creek for Girls Camp Stewart for Boys, Inc. Canyon Springs Properties Cochrane, Gary E., Company Cowboy Steak House D & D Ranch and Wildlife Services Dacy, Tony, DDS, MS Dietert Center Double L Ranch & Wildlife Feed Dumpster Dumpers, Inc Edge Medical Supply Edward Jones - Grant Mein Equitech-Bio, Inc. First Realty of Kerrville Five Star Wireless, LP Greystone Preparatory School, Inc. The Haven Leslie Henneke Hill Country Bluebonnet Home Decor & Imports Hill Country Cares Hill Country Chorale Hill Country Classics, Inc. Hill Country Pools & Spas

Hill Country Young Men’s Business League Hometown Crafts and Gifts Hominick Custom Builders Ingram Readymix, Inc. Inn of the Hills Resort & Conference Center Javelina Harley-Davidson Keg 1 O’Neal Keller Williams Realty - Kerrville Kerr County Abstract & Title Co. Kerrville Daily Times Kerrville Host Lions Club Kerrville Real Estate Company Kerrville Realty Klemme’s River Run Lodge Leifeste Animal Hospital Lemon Tree Cleaners Leslie, Craig L., Attorney at Law Lone Star Construction & Water Harvesting Longacre, Kenneth, Attorney at Law MacDonald, G. G., Co., Inc. Massey * Itschner & Co., PC Masters Company, The Meier Custom Built Homes, LLC William Merkel Mitchell, Dean Masonry Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Mosty Law Firm Muehlstein, Scott A. Insurance Agency Our Lady of the Hills Catholic High School Peggy Anne-CeCe Jean Dance, Twirl & Cheer Peterson Home Care Peterson Regional Medical Center Foundation

Poindexter, Robert, DDS, PC Prislovsky, Mark, Attorney at Law Pro-Tech Media & Marketing, LLC. Realty Executives Kerrville Reichenau, Jerry Construction Co., Inc. Reliable Staffing River Hills Apartments River Hills Health & Rehabilitation Center Rotary Club of Kerrville, Texas Dick & Carol Rubright Ryno Hunting Service St. Peter Upon The Water Schmidt, Arthur Construction Co., LLC Sheftall’s, Inc. Jewelers Silpada - Carrie Schmerbeck South Texas Powerwash & Striping, Inc. Spears Mobile Homes, Inc. Spies, Kneese, Bailey & Vanacker, LLC Summer Dreams Sweeten & Sutton Brokerage, Inc. Taco Casa Terrell, Tom, Attorney at Law Texas Express Lube & Auto Texas Finial Texas Hills Insurance Agency, LTD Texas Wildlife Association Tri-Star Roofing Volunteers of America Water Street Family Chiropractic Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC - Susan Goodwin Western Hills Baptist Church Thad Ziegler Glass, Inc.

member anniversarieS 25+ YEARS

Camp Stewart for Boys, Inc. Browning Warehouse Self Storage Gipson Real Estate Services, LLC Leslie, Craig L., Attorney at Law McCoy’s Building Supply Center Spears Mobile Homes, Inc. Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Co. Ingram Oaks Retirement Park Kerr County Abstract & Title Co. Kerrville Daily Times Kerrville Realty Moore’s Home Furnishings Mamacita’s Risinger, Brad A., D.D.S., M.S.D.

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Douville, Michael A., CPA Helwig Hunting Services Texas Heritage Music Foundation Texas Hills Insurance Agency, LTD River Oaks Shopping Center Prislovsky, Mark, Attorney at Law D W Electric Co.

15+ YEARS

Heart O’ the Hills Camp for Girls Workforce Solutions Alamo KRNH-KSYY-KKVR Taco Casa Natives of Texas Big Brothers Big Sisters

10+ YEARS

Edwin Cook Equitech-Bio, Inc. Kerr County Fair Association, Inc. Hampton Inn Clarlyle Flooring & Paint Center AT&T

5+ YEARS

Hill Country Dental Associates Longnecker, R. Keith, Architect Emeritus Hager Construction Fredericksburg Publishing Co. Water Street Family Chiropractic Pet Supplies “Plus”


JULY 4th 4th of July Celebration Featuring Kevin Fowler Monday, noon. Food vendors, arts & craft booths, & fireworks.4th of July Celebration on the banks of the Guadalipe River. Vendors will be available all day. This annual event will feature live music from: Jon Wolfe, JB & the Moonshine Band, Charlie Robison. Louise Hays Park, off Thompson Dr., 830-257-7300.

JULY 8th-23rd The Point Summer Musical The Buddy Holly Story Friday-Saturday, 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:00 p.m.; first week. Thursday-Saturday, 8:30 p.m.; second and third week. The Point Outdoor Theatre, Hill Country Arts Foundation, Hwy 39, Ingram. 830-367-5121.

Saturday, 2:00 p.m. Auditions will be held at the Point Theater, Hwy 39 Ingram. 830-896-1155

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JULY

JULY 16th Kerrville’s Got Talent Auditions

JULY 20th Kerrville’s Got Talent Auditions Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. Auditions will be held at the Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St., Kerrville. 830-896-1155

July 21st After Hours Mixer Thursday, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Moores Home Furnishings.

JULY 23rd Kerr County Market Days

JULY 15th-30th “The King Arthur Chronicles”

Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. An old-fashioned market on the square. Over 75 vendors selling Texas wares; arts, crafts, jewelry, plants and more. Courthouse Square, 700 Main St, 830-895-7962. www.kerrmarketdays.org

Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Second Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Second Sunday; 2:00 p.m. The story of Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and Galahad, Morgane and Merlin. Playhouse 2000, Kathleen C. Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St., 830-896-9393.

JULY 30th Kerrville’s Got Talent Semi-Finals Saturday, 3:00 p.m. Semi-Finals will be held at the Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St, Kerrville. 830-896-1155

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Deep Texas Roots. Deep Expertise.

Deep Texas Roots. Deep Expertise.

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What was your first job out of college? I worked through college, continuing after graduation pursuing a professional golf career. This was the path that brought me here today. What words best describe you? Those around me might say I’m enthusiastic, focused and persistent. What hobbies do you have? Golf is a driving factor for me. I’m so blessed to both play and work in this industry. But there is a side many don’t see. I’m a proud father, involved with my children’s lives. My family is also a great source of joy for me. We also like to travel. What is the most influential book you have read? I would say first and foremost, The Bible. Another great book is Golf’s Sacred Journey, by David L. Cook. How have your mentors affected you? Louis Bartoletti probably had the greatest impact on me in the golf industry. He stressed over and over the importance to multi-task and follow through. What do you like most about working with the Kerrville business community? The business community in Kerrville continuously strives to better the business environment for Kerrville. I believe everyone who does business in Kerrville wants growth. It’s a positive and pro-active mentality.

WHAT ARE YOUR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES? My job as President of Comanche Trace is for the overall operations of the club, restaurant and real estate brokerage firm, as well as continued development. A new direction for Comanche Trace is in marketing, especially social media like Facebook®. We still produce print advertising in national trade magazines. We were just selected as one of “50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the US” by Where to Retire magazine (1 of 2 in Texas). Major projects include a recently completed bunker renovation, resurfaced tennis courts, expanding the community garden and adding numerous trees throughout the courses and common areas. Our homeowner’s association is preparing to release a new pavilion project for our Guadalupe River Park, which will be a fantastic new amenity for our members, residents and Special Events department. What do you like most about your job? No two days are alike. I have a great team. Assembling a team of individuals, and watching that team flourish, reaps benefits for the company. At the end of the day, our top goal is to have happy homeowners and members at Comanche Trace.

DI RE CTOR’S P ROFI LE

Education: A Bachelor of Science with a specialty in marketing from Nova South Eastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

trevor HYDE PRESIDENT COMANCHE TRACE

Trevor has been married for 10 years to his wife, Jennifer. They have two six-year-old sons, Talan and Treves.

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FOUR F INALI S T S W ILL PER F OR M at t h e

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AWARDS BANQUET

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 Inn of the Hills Resort & Conference Center

INTRODUCING OUR JUDGES HEATHER CUNNINGHAM Executive Director, Playhouse 2000 DAVID COCKERELL Executive Director, Hill Country Arts Foundation MICHAEL KAHL Director, Schreiner University Choir DR. JAY DUNNAHOO Conductor, Symphony of the Hills Orchestra


Auditions For the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce’s “Kerrville’s Got Talent!” will be held on: Saturday, JULY 16 @ 2 p.m. The Point Theatre, Ingram, Texas

Wednesday, JULY 20 @ 5 p.m. Kathleen C. Cailloux Theater, Kerrville, Texas

Four finalists will be chosen to perform LIVE in front of an audience of 500‐600 at the 89th Annual Banquet & Awards Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 1 starting at 5:30 p.m. Each finalist will receive one guest ticket to the banquet. One winner will be chosen by the audience at the chamber banquet and will win $500! There is NO minimum age to enter!! It is FREE to audition!!

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Who Should Enter? Talented people of all ages and interests who want to showcase their specialty!

Show Us Your Talent,

Kerrville

Music • Dance • Singing Drama • Juggling • Comedy Ventriloquist • Puppeteer

What Are The Guidelines? • All acts or performances must be “family‐ friendly”and not contain profanity or questionable material. Our judges will have the final determination on all materials. • Pre‐Registration is the best way to ensure your audition. Each person will be assigned a specific time Who Should Enter?  to perform, and walk‐ins will be fit in as time allows. Talented people of all ages and interests who want to  • Performances shall be no more than 3 minutes. showcase their specialty!   •   Four judges will rate your audition based on but not REGISTRATION FORM limited to: talent/overall performance, showmanship/ What Are The Guidelines?  please print legibly • All acts or performances must be “family‐friendly”  stage presence, costumes/creativity, technical skill. The and not contain profanity or questionable material.  decisions of the judges shall be final. Our judges will have the final determination on all   Name of Act ______________________________________________________ •        materials.  The Semi‐final round will be held on Saturday, July starting at 3 p.m. at the Cailloux Theater. • 30th Pre‐Registration is the best way to ensure your  Type of Act _______________________________________________________ audition. Each person will be assigned a specific  While there are NO guarantees, last year the judges time to perform, and walk‐ins will be fit in as time  selected 13 semi‐finalists. allows.  Name of Performer ________________________________________________ •• Bring your own props, costumes, musical Performances shall be no more than 3 minutes.  (If you entering as a group, please complete a registration form for each member. If any members instruments‐all that your act requires. Musical • Four judges will rate your audition based on but not  are under age 18, you must include the minor permission form) limited to:  talent/overall  performance, showman‐ accompaniment will not be provided, i.e. piano ship/stage presence, costumes/creativity, technical  player, CD player for initial auditions only. skill. The decisions of the judges shall be final.  Address __________________________________________________________ • In order to audition, contestants MUST fill out • The Semi‐final round will be held on Saturday, July        the entry form and, if under age 18, both the entry          30th starting at 3 p.m. at the Cailloux Theater.    City/State/Zip _____________________________________________________          While  there are NO guarantees, last year the   form and the minor permission slip; must call for an          judges selected 13 semi‐finalists.  audition time slot on either date; bring all paper work • Bring your own props, costumes, musical   Home phone _______________________ Cell phone ______________________ and any music to the audition and be available for          instruments‐all that your act requires.  Musical   ALL dates. NO EXCEPTIONS!          accompaniment will not be provided, i.e. piano                    •         player, CD player for initial auditions only.  By registering for this audition, you agree that you Email address _____________________________________________________ • abide In order to audition, contestants MUST fill out the  will by the rules, judges’ decisions and that Age______ Parent/Legal Guardian permission needed if under age 18 entry form  and, if under age 18, both the entry form  the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce and it’s and the minor permission slip; must call for an   sponsors and supporters will not be held liable for any          audition time slot on either date; bring all   Signature of Performer/Guardian _______________________________________          paper work and any music to the audition and be          accidents, injuries or incidents that may occur during Mail to or Bring by: Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce          available for ALL dates. NO EXCEPTIONS!   this process. 1700 Sidney Baker, #100 • By registering for this audition, you agree that you  Kerrville, Texas 78028 will abide by the rules, judges’ decisions and that  Is There An Entry Fee? the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce and its’           sponsors and supporters will not be held liable for                 No. It is FREE to enter! MINOR PERMISSION FORM          any accidents, injuries or incidents that may occur   There is no minimum age to audition for ‘Kerrville’s Got Talent’; however, any           during this process.  How Will The Winner Be Chosen?   performer under the age of 18 must have this permission slip filled out and signed by a  parent or legal guardian.  NO EXCEPTIONS.    Is There An Entry Fee?  Four finalists will be chosen by our judges from No. It is FREE to enter!  among all entrants and will perform at the Kerrville Name of Act ___________________________________________________________________   Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet Type of Act ____________________________________________________________________ How Will The Winner Be Chosen?    on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. The audience will cast a Name of Performer ______________________________________________________________ Four finalists will be chosen by our judges from among  ballot provided at the banquet. In addition, the four all entrants and will perform at the Kerrville Area   Address _______________________________________________________________________ Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on Thursday,  finalists’ videos will be uploaded to our website to City/State/Zip___________________________________________________________________ Sept. 1, 2011. The audience will cast a ballot provided at  allow anyone who cannot attend the Banquet to vote. Home Phone_____________________ Cell Phone_____________________ the banquet. In addition, the four  finalists’ videos will be  The Banquet Committee will count all votes and one uploaded to our website to allow anyone who cannot  Email address__________________________________________________________________ attend the Banquet to vote. The Banquet Committee  winner will be announced the night of the Banquet Name of Parent/Guardian_________________________________________________________ will tabulate all votes and one winner will be announced  as determined by popular vote. The decision of the the night of the Banquet as determined by popular vote.  Signature of Parent/Guardian__________________________________________________________ winner by the Banquet Committee shall be final.   The decision of the winner by the Banquet Committee  **This form MUST be filled out entirely and correctly.  ALL information will be verified and any  shall be final.

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NEW R E H C A E T WELCOME BAGS The Education Committee will be putting together Goody Bags for the new teachers in Kerrville ISD, Ingram ISD, Center Point ISD, Hunt ISD, Harper ISD, Divide ISD as well as Schreiner University, Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic High School and Notre Dame Catholic School. Chamber Businesses are invited to be part of the Goody Bags Project. This is your opportunity to say “Welcome” to all the new teachers in the Kerrville area. We plan to prepare approximately 100-125 Goody Bags.

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Items need to be at the Chamber no later than Friday, July 30th. If you are interested, please contact Susan at the Chamber Office at 830-896-1155, or e-mail susan@kerrvilletx.com.


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“Kerrville’s Got Talent” Returns to Highlight 89th Annual Banquet for Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce! Can you sing, dance, play a tune or juggle? Are you a ventriloquist, mime or have an act that you’ve always wanted to show off but never had the chance? Ever thought your talent could earn you $500? Once again, the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for talented people of all ages and interests who want to showcase their special talent to audition for a chance to win “Kerrville’s Got Talent!” as part of the Chamber’s 89th Annual Banquet & Awards Dinner in September. Auditions for “Kerrville’s Got Talent!” will be held on Saturday, July 16th, at 2:00 p.m. at the Point Theatre and on Wednesday, July 20th, at 5:00 p.m. at the Cailloux Theater. The

judges’ panel will consist of Heather Cunningham, Executive Director, Playhouse 2000, David Cockerell, Executive Director, Hill Country Arts Foundation, Michael Kahl, Director, Schreiner University Choir, and Dr. Jay Dunnahoo, Conductor, Symphony of the Hills Orchestra. The judges will rate the auditions based on but not limited to: talent/ overall performance, showmanship/ stage presence, technical skill, costumes and creativity. Contestants advancing will be required to perform in the semi-final round on Saturday, July 30th, at 3:00 p.m. at the Cailloux Theater. Four finalists will be chosen from the semi-final round to perform live at the Kerrville Area Chamber

of Commerce 89th Annual Banquet and Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 1st, at the Inn of the Hills Resort & Conference Center. Audience members will then cast ballots for their favorite performance, and the winner of “Kerrville’s Got Talent!” will win a $500 cash prize! So, come on, Kerrville, show us your talent! It’s FREE to audition. Individuals and groups are eligible to enter and there is no minimum age. All acts must be “family-friendly”. To register for auditions, or for more information, contact Kristan Craddock at the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce at (830) 896-1155 or visit their website at www.kerrvilletx.com.

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Gaylyn Dieringer

by Mary Lee Gowland

When Gaylyn Dieringer’s two sons were small, a friend invited her to a Mothers Morning Out group. One of the other young mothers told her about a temporary job opening as a summer youth employment counselor. Gaylyn had been a marketing rep for Coca Cola before her boys were born. As much as she loved her kids, she did miss working. So, the temporary position enticed her.

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Her first day of work was April 18, 1988. Gaylyn was good at her job and fond of her coworkers. When a permanent Intake Specialist position opened up, they suggested she apply. She got the job and after six months was promoted to Career Counselor. Now, twenty-three years later, Gaylyn is Workforce Operations Manager, overseeing eleven offices in the counties that surround San Antonio. “AACOG has been good to me!” says Gaylyn. She’s referring to Alamo Area Council of Governments, a political subdivision of the state of Texas, which was established in 1967. It provides the twelve counties around San Antonio— Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Cormal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina and Wilson—a wide variety of human service programs. Through coordinated delivery, it aims to control costs and improve the quality of life for the Alamo region. Programs range from natural resources, law enforcement, juvenile criminal justice and homeland security work to those specifically for individuals – seniors, people with disabilities, those who need assistance with housing, and people seeking work. AACOG contracts with Workforce Solutions to provide employment services and workforce assistance. “It’s rewarding to see people employed in our community, who went through training through workforce,” says Gaylyn.

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Where she once worked directly with men and women seeking employment, as Operations Manager, Gaylyn now spends her time traveling at least two days a week and training staff at each branch office. She makes up for her lack of interaction with the public by volunteering for many worthwhile charities. Gaylyn has served as a Kerrville Ambassador for the Chamber of Commerce since 1995 and enjoys welcoming new businesses. She gained experience with event planning by working on the banquet committee for five years. “I really enjoy working with the Kerrville Chamber of Commerce,” says Gaylyn. She chaired the first four years of the popular “Dancing with the Kerrville Stars”. “It started out as a fashion show in 2001, but we saw how popular “Dancing” was so we changed our format. The first year was so successful, and it just grew and grew each year after that. Now it’s not an event, it’s a production.” Being a member of the Executive Women’s Club is one of Gaylyn’s most rewarding endeavors. They sponsor “Baubles and Beads,” an annual event to benefit breast cancer survivors. Last year six-hundred people attended at the Inn of the Hills Resort and Conference Center and raised over $50,000. Kerrville Fireman donated their time to serve as models in the fashion show. Part of the funds raised is earmarked for scholarships and the rest goes to support people affected by breast cancer.


This wonderful accomplishment was the catalyst for the committee members to organize another fundraiser. They wanted to do even more. Gaylyn recalls how popular the firefighters were in the fashion show, with party guests literally dropping money into the firemen’s pink rubber boots. Kathy Dietert pitched the idea of a calendar as a fundraiser

It’s rewarding to see people employed in our community, who went through training through workforce.

to the EWC members, and they created a Firefighter Calendar for 2012. One-hundred percent of the proceeds will go directly to benefit Hill Country breast cancer patients. This year’s “Baubles and Beads” will be held on October 18 and firemen from the calendar will once again be in the fashion show. “We all work really hard, and when it’s successful, the hard work is worth it, knowing the money is going to people who need it.” Through the City of Kerrville, Gaylyn also serves on the “Mardi Gras on Main” committee. “I continue to work and meet so many nice people through all of these organizations,” she says.

Family Life Gaylyn is married to John VanderKam, a Chicago native who for thirty-five years was President of Huffy Corporation, a manufacturer of sports equipment. One day, while Gaylyn was moving into a condo in Kerrville, there was a knock at her door. When she opened it, a handsome gentleman asked, “Are you a SWF?” She had no idea what he was talking about. He apologized, saying, “I’m sorry, I just wanted to say welcome to the neighborhood, I live down the street.” Neighbors who knew Gaylyn had sent him over. They must have had good instincts, because within a few weeks the two were dating. Several months later they discovered that, though John was older, they shared the same birthday. 30

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And the two little boys whose mother changed her life by attending a Mommy’s Day Out? Her eldest, Derek Dieringer, is the production manager for Woodbury Taxidermy in Kerrville, who recently completed work on decorating the new 55,000 squarefoot home of the sporting goods retail giant, Cabela family. It will eventually become a museum. He is married to Katie, a second grade teacher at Nimitz Elementary. Gaylyn’s younger son, Collin Dieringer, is the In-patient Business Manager at M.D. Anderson in Houston. Both of her daughters-inlaw were educated in Hotel/Restaurant Management, intending to be chefs. But they found the hours grueling and wanted to spend more time with their families. Collin’s wife, Linley, works as the associate director of Texas Teachers. Last February she gave birth to Gaylyn’s first grandchild, Jackson Ryan.

Loves Her Job When the new office that houses Workforce Solutions Kerrville was completed two years ago, Gaylyn wanted it to be equipped to serve more employers and jobseekers in Kerr County. She looked at the stunning architecture and wanted to create an environment that would honor the Hill Country design of the building and provide a welcoming, inspiring center for Kerrville residents. Gaylyn applied for 4B Sales Tax funding through the City of Kerrville, and through the generous funds awarded by the City, a first-rate, clean, bright cheerful Workforce office is available with eighteen computer stations and a stateof-the-art training room. In twenty-three years, Gaylyn has been instrumental in helping thousands of people find meaningful employment. But now, with her husband retired, and a new grandbaby in Houston, does she ever think about leaving the AACOG and the Workforce? “I have no plans to retire,” she says. “I love the people I work with and the community I serve.” ★

Top: AACOG Law Enforcement Academy. Bottom: Gaylyn with fellow Banquet Committee members, one of her many civic duties.

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The Future in Their Hands “Look to the future.” “Plan for the future.” “The future is yours for the taking.” These statements were said time and time again at graduations at both high schools and universities over the past months. How does one county assure the young people of a viable pursuit of a positive future? Just like a well-rehearsed band who has musicians who know their part, and work to create beautiful music by blending in with the other instruments, Kerr County can create a positive future by working together, with individuals and entities playing their part well. The 40 Developmental Assets is a framework that will help guide Kerr County into a positive future for its young people. The Assets, through research on real kids over the last six decades, have become a simple and effective framework on which to build. Five action strategies to be considered: • Engage all adults, whether they have raised children in Kerr County or not, to take note of young people

wherever they see them, and be willing to develop sustained, strength-building relationships with them, both within families and in neighborhoods. • Mobilize young people to be a part of the conversation and action. • All sectors must be activated. Schools, congregations, businesses, and youth, human service, and health-care organizations must create an AssetBuilding culture and contribute fully to young people’s healthy development. • Programs must be Asset Rich and be available to and accessed by all children and youth. • Civic decisions must support positive youth development through Asset Building in our young people. Business, educational, religious, nonprofit, and civic leaders all have a stake in young people in Kerr County possessing the tools to have a positive future. Kerr County will be a great place to raise kids if we will play our part well, working to blend our music with the band, working to be Asset Rich, building Assets in our young people.

For more information regarding Building the C.O.R.E. in Kerr County, contact Kay Tally-Foos at 830-792-3131 at Partners in Ministry.

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S A • V N E GREEN E E R G O G We’re all feeling the heat. As record summer temperatures generate record electric use, we’re all looking for ways to stay cool at home without creating record high utility bills. Remember, energy conservation doesn’t have to mean installing expensive equipment or undergoing major renovations. Making small and simple changes at home is one way to help manage your electric bill. 34

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Energy conservation matters. Start at home with these no-cost or low-cost tips to save energy and money: Raise It. A setting of 78 degrees (F) is recommended in the summer and for every degree you raise your thermostat you can save between 1 and 4 percent on your cooling bill. Setting your thermostat to a lower temperature than normal will not cool your home faster.

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Krista Roberts Speech Therapy Services The Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting with Krista Roberts Speech Therapy Services, who moved to 306 Wesley, Ste. A. For more information, call them at 830-257-1108.

Lily’s Antique Closet The Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting with Cindy Britsch and Lily’s Antique Closet, 616 Earl Garrett. For more information, call them at 830-741-1819. Their hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wally’s Party Factory The Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting with Wally’s Party Factory at 831 Junction Hwy in the River Oaks Shopping Center. For more information, call them at 830-257-0508. Their hours are Monday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Sunday: Noon to 6:00 p.m.

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2011 Awards Nomination Form (Circle One)

Business Person of the Year Award Health Care Industry Leadership Award Mary C. Williams Memorial Volunteer of the Year Name: ______________________________________________ Business: _____________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________ Work Phone: ______________ Home Phone: ______________

How has your nominee contributed above and beyond the normal scope of a Business person, Health Care or Volunteer person in the community or area? Please be specific to the award you have circled above.

How has your nominee participated in other volunteer activities that contributed greatly to the community?

Attach documentation (letters of recommendation, newspaper articles, etc.) that supports your nomination. Please limit to three pages. Submitted by: ________________________________ Work Phone:

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Nominations are due by August 5, 2011 to the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce, 1700 Sidney Baker, Suite 100, Kerrville, Texas 78028 or FAX to 830-896-1175.

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1 Becky Priour with Especially Yours Flowers, Ward Jones with Benefit Choices Company, Patia Sandifer and Melissa Millan with Hill Country Cares 2 Mike Huff with Wells Fargo and Art Bell 3 Elaine Keating and Lisa Powell with Toucan Jims 4 B.J. Billeiter of Broadway National Bank and Charlotte Taylor of NuAccents 5 Kacy Smith with Wells Fargo, Crystal Lozano with Wellls Fargo and Linda Garrett with Bank of the Hills

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After-Hours Mixer sponsored by Moores Home Furnishings Thursday July 21 , 2011, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m.

Contact the Chamber for more information

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