Ellinger C of C $1,000

2018 Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Lissa Hoelscher of Columbus ISD for receiving the $1,000 Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

presented by Michael P. Schlabach, Ellinger C of C President


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.


Annual Meeting Held Newly Elected Chamber Officers & Directors

KITCHEN REMODEL

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. 


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!

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

BBQ-COOKOFF Winners

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)

Chicken
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)

Showmanship
Mop Em Up (Rocky K Roesler)


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


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


BINGO JACKPOT WINNER Feb 10, 2018

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.

In Honor of Fallen Fire Fighter and Ellinger

Chamber of Commerce Member and Volunteer,

Larry Marusik, May He Rest in Peace 


Larry was not only just a special person to all who met him, he and his wife, board member Diane Marusik were staples at the Ellinger Community Center. Always volunteering before, during and after festivities, such as Chicken Noodle Soup Lunch, Polka Fest, BINGO, Tomato Festival and other activities involving the chamber. His smiling face and helping hands will surely be missed at all events!

Our sincerest condolences to the family of Larry Marusik and fellow firefighters of the Ellinger Fire Department.


Ellinger C of C PARADE WINNERS 

Check out the "Photos" tab for Pictures! 

Raffle Tickets 

Ellinger Tomato Festival RAFFLE Tickets for SALE!!
50 AWESOME PRIZES!!

Donation of $20 ea or 3 Tickets for $50.

Only 1,000 Tickets sold.

Let us know how many you want or

purchase from ECC officers or call 979/966-8612!!


$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.

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/

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


Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition

A Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition was presented to Matt and Caroll Mikulenka, from Congressman Michael T. McCaul during the Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Appreciation Party on Saturday, January 12. The certificate reads:

In honor of being selected 2018 Citizens of the year by the Ellinger Chamber of Commerce “I commend you on your great work and dedication to the people of Ellinger, Texas. Thank you for your commitment to our community.”

Signed—Michael T. McCaul,
Member of Congress,
Texas District 10

Pictured, Ellinger C of C President, Michael P. Schlabach, Matt & Caroll Mikulenka and Andrew Ross, District Representative from Michael McCaul's Office

Parade Entry Forms 

Get  your Parade Entry Forms for the Ellinger Tomato Festival.

Parade starts 10 AM. 

Plaques Awarded




Pecan Trees  

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

PARADE WINNERS

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

FLOOD RELIF DONATIONS 

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. 

Ellinger Senior of the Year   

NEW Pet Sign Installed  


Ellinger C of C $1,000

2018 Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Stormy Kasmiersky of Fayetteville ISD for receiving the $1,000 Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

presented by Diane Marusik, Ellinger C of C  Board of Director


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

Johnnie Walla Memorial $500

2018 Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Kenneth C. Brothers of La Grange for receiving the $500 Mr. Johnnie Walla Memorial Scholarship

presented by Michael P. Schlabach, Ellinger C of C President,


Ellinger Chamber of Commerce

NEWS

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.

Tomato Growing Contest 

Hope everyone has their tomatoes planted for the Tomato Growing Contest happening during the 83rd Ellinger Tomato Festival the last Sunday in May!
CASH PRIZES will be awarded!


Hall Renovations 

Click on green button below to see the latest Hall Renovations ....







THANK YOU for all the SUPPORT!


Keep checking back for more improvements!  



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!