Ellinger Chamber of Commerce

Ellinger C of C $1,000 Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Ms. Brittany Brune of Fayetteville ISD for receiving the $1,000 Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Scholarship presented by Ellinger C of C President, Michael P. Schlabach.

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition

Presented to Lawerence and Paulette Urban

T-Shirts for Sale

Pictured Below.

Available in Red or Pistachio sizes S-XL $15 & XXL $18.

If you would like to purchase, please contact 979/966-8612.


Congratulations to all the BBQ-COOKOFF Winners..

Pork Ribs
1st – You Kill It, We Grill It (Jason & Johnnie Vasut)
2nd – Three King & Full House (Terry McKenzie)...
3rd – B 4 Cookers (Brent Henderson)

1st – You Kill It, We Grill It (Jason & Johnnie Vasut)
2nd – You Kill It, We Grill It (Jason & Johnnie Vasut)
3rd – Kubi’s Cookers (Clement Kubicek)

Pork Butt
1st – B 4 Cookers (Brent Henderson)
2nd – Kubi’s Cookers (Clement Kubicek)
3rd – You Kill It, We Grill It (Jason & Johnnie Vasut)

Beef Brisket
1st – Unbeatable Meat (Mark Trlicek)
2nd – B 4 Cookers (Brent Henderson)
3rd – B 4 Cookers (Brent Henderson)

Jackpot Beans
1st – Triple E Cookers (Jerry Emshoff)
2nd – Kubi’s Cookers (Clement Kubicek)

Mop Em Up (Rocky K Roesler)

Friday Night Anything but BBQ Winners......
1st – Tara Pietsch - Pecan Pie Cake
2nd – Kelly Vitek
1st – Mike Pietsch - Friend Pork Spare Ribs
2nd – Jerry Emshoff

NEW Pet Sign Installed  

Annual Meeting Held Newly Elected Chamber Officers & Directors


Big BINGO winner at the Ellinger Chamber of Commerce on Feb 10, 18. Jimmy Supak is shown receiving $650.00 from Tom Kubena, bingo chairperson.


$16,002 CDPP Grant Awarded

LCRA and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative representatives present a $16,002 grant to the Ellinger Chamber of Commerce for community center improvements. The grant is part of LCRA’s Community Development Partnership Program. Pictured, front row from left to right, are: Tami Blaschke-Walker, City of Schulenburg city administrator and CDPP review committee member; Michael Schlabach, Ellinger Chamber of Commerce president; Byron Balke, Bluebonnet director; Hondo Powell, Bluebonnet chief of staff; and Lori A. Berger, LCRA Board member. Back row, from left to right: Charlotte Michalsky, chamber director; Miranda Schlabach, grant writer; Tom Kubena, chamber secretary; Diane Marusik, chamber director; and William Koehl, chamber vice president.

Tomato Growing Contest 

Hope everyone has their tomatoes planted for the Tomato Growing Contest happening during the 81st Ellinger Tomato Festival the last Sunday in May!
CASH PRIZES will be awarded!


First Place Parade Winners...

Best Decorated Float—Colorado County Fair Association
Best Business—Peters BBQ
Best Patriotic—Shelby American Legion Post # 602...
Most Comical—Sherwood Forest Faire
Best Horseback rider—Jordan, Cullen, & Shawn Hunger
Best Classic Vehicle—1967 Corvette owned by Joe Brown of Texas 71 Classics Garage
Best Antique Vehicle—1923 Ford Model T Tudor Sedan owned by Tommy & Diane Supak
Best Muscle & Pony Car—1968 Camaro RS owned by Keith Weishuhn


The Ellinger Chamber of Commerce along with Fayette Savings Bank presented a check for

$1,000 to Knights of Columbus#2574 and $1,000 to Second Chance Emporium for Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief. 

Live Music by Chris Rybak  

Happy to announce Chris Rybak will be playing at the ECC Appreciation Party from 3-5PM on Jan 14, 2017.  http://www.chrisrybak.com/

Gun & Other Raffle Winners 

Congratulations to the Gun & Other Raffle Winners....

AR-15 - Leesa Love
9 MM Purple – Johnnie Vasut
.270 & RTIC Cooler/Meat Combo – Charles McWhorter...
Benelli Supernova - Wesley Gaertner
.40 Smith & Wesson – Curtis Brawley
Old Glory .38 Special – Jennifer Olivia
9 MM Black – Chris & Patterson
Wet Sounds Speaker Soundbar – Steven Banks
Massage/Wine Combo - Paula Urban
Griddle/Fire Pit Combo – Larry Marusik

Ellinger Senior of the Year   

Pecan Trees  

THANK YOU to Mr. Jacob Walla for donating and caring for 12 new Pecan Trees.


THANK YOU for your support and participation in the Ellinger Community Center! Throughout the year there are many events and fundraisers and we would like to show you where your money is spent.

Recently we have put funds towards a complete Kitchen remodel. This includes air conditioning/heating, insulation, double door refrigerator, kitchen island restoration, stainless steel sinks and tables in kitchen, outside cooking and bbq areas, new flooring, walls, plumbing, paint and LED lighting throughout.

We are an all VOLUNTEER association. 100% of all funds raised goes towards the restoration of the 1935 school/hall, community improvements and local scholarships.

THANK YOU again for your support!

Be sure to go check out before and after pictures of the kitchen remodel transformation under the

"Hall Renovations" link above. 

2017 Ellinger C of C Scholarship 

Due April 21, 2017

The Ellinger Chamber of Commerce is offering scholarships to local Ellinger area high school seniors.
Applications can be obtained by emailing ellingertexas@hotmail.com or going online to www.ellingertexas.com  

Applications are due by April 21, 2017.

Click Below for Application


Check out the "Photos" tab for Pictures! 

POP Corn Machine

The Ellinger Chamber of Commerce would like to thank, Rocky and Bonnie Roesler for the donation of a new POP Corn Machine!

81st Ellinger Tomato Festival Winners 

Winners in tomato contest—left to right—Larry Marusik 3rd place, Tom Kubena—2nd place, Barbara Hrachovy, Jerry Haluska, judges, Kenn Berger—1st place

Johnnie Walla Memorial $1,000 Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Mr. Zane Deen of La Grange for receiving the $1,000 Mr. Johnnie Walla Memorial Scholarship presented by Ellinger C of C President, Michael P. Schlabach