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  • 26 Jun 2018 8:48 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    My Clutter

    Business Spotlight of the Week

    June 25, 2018

    The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce highlights My Clutter this week as one of our downtown business members. My Clutter opened its doors at 403 N Main in 2014 and continues to be operated by owners Bruce and Gail Burnham. 

    Originally from Houston, the Burnham’s have been a substantial addition to our community, receiving New Business of the Year for 2014. Their store, My Clutter, is a retail gift, home décor, vintage, and antique store. They strive to be the area’s most unique shopping experience and specialize in vintage finds and antiques. They also buy antiques, estate jewelry and other vintage items. They try to have something for everyone—old, new and in between.

    You could catch some great deals on their ever-changing stock during their annual Anniversary Sale, or their Holiday Sales during the Christmas season. Mention this spotlight article and get 15% off any item-offer good til July 7th! You can shop online anytime at www.myclutterantiques.com, or contact them through facebook.com/myclutter or call them at 832-444-6636.

    The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to call My Clutter one of our members. Besides their commitment to preserving the vintage atmosphere on the square, the Burnhams are also involved in supporting the Creative Arts Center, local teachers, and Bruce served as a Chamber board director. Stop by My Clutter at 403 N Main and chat with the Burnhams or get in on the spotlight special discount! The Chamber looks forward to having them on our square for many years to come.


  • 19 Jun 2018 8:39 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Bethlehem Baptist Church

    Member Spotlight of the Week

    June 18, 2018

                The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce spotlight shines on Bethlehem Baptist Church-The House of Bread. Bethlehem Baptist held its first service in 1871, and continued through the next 146 years to bring them to today, with the church building at 1415 Franklin Ave, and with five employees on staff. You can find information about their long history at the church’s website: bethlehemofbonham.net

    Bethlehem Baptist Church-The House of Bread is a church committed to standing, striving with one mind, one spirit, united for the faith of the gospel. They are committed to public worship, to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ and to use their ministries to influence and impact church membership, the community of Bonham, Fannin County, and the world.

                “From the minute you arrive, to the second you leave; we want you to come as you are and feel at home. We hope that our fresh coffee & morning snacks, friendly faces, unexpected worship, relevant messages and refreshing atmosphere will allow you to enjoy your time with us. Bethlehem Baptist Church is a Reconciling congregation united in God's love, actively sharing that love with all. Here's a statement you'll hear a lot around Bethlehem: God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him. We hope you will join us in delighting in God together. With an open mind and open heart, we welcome you to Bethlehem Baptist Church.”

                Events abound at Bethlehem Baptist. You can find a continually updated list on facebook, but some to consider participating in this summer are: July 14th, 5th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament; July 22nd, 147th Church Anniversary Service.   

                If you want to know more, would like to schedule a private meeting with their Pastor, or get involved, you can contact Bethlehem Baptist at 903-583-8061, find them at 1415 Franklin Ave, email them at info@bethlehemofbonham.net, or find them online at www.bethlehemofbonham.net, www.facebook.com/bbcbonham or view live services at www.youtube.com/bethlehehmofbonham.  

    The Chamber thanks Bethlehem Baptist for their continued service in our community. They reach out to the greater community through: Annual Food/School Supplies Drives; Bonham Housing Authority; Fannin County Children's Center; Fannin County Family Crisis Center; Fannin County Relay For Life; Membership in the Fannin Baptist Association; Membership in the Bonham Chamber of Commerce; Military Care Packages; Texoma Regional Blood Center; Texoma Salvation Army; Texas State Prisons - Bonham Location; Annual Police-Fire Appreciation Luncheon; Christmas Toy Drives; Bonham Heritage Day Festival; Bonham ISD Reading Program;  KOOL Lunches program; Great Days of Service; Sponsor with the Capt. Tim La Vergne Sr. Memorial Blood Drive; members of the Progressive Northeastern District Association; the Angel League. The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce looks forward to serving them as one of our members for many years to come.  


  • 12 Jun 2018 9:04 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    CARLETON HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST

    Business Spotlight of the Week

    June 11, 2018

    The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce is highlighting The Carleton House Bed and Breakfast as one of our longtime business members. Owners Karen & Steve Halbrook moved to Bonham in 1994 to restore this National Register Home and open the Carleton House Bed & Breakfast in April of 1996 and have been proud Members of the Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce since then.

    With the need for additional rooms, they restored an Historic Home on W.10th St. that is used as lodging for business guests, B&B guests with children, and those who need handicapped accessible lodging. Other restorations include the Willow St. Cottage, and the Carriage House for Party Rentals and Scrapbooking Retreats. In addition to lodging, other services of the Bed & Breakfast include Candlelight Dinners and Special Holiday Events with Live Music, Weddings, Showers, Retreats, Concerts and Parties.  

    Steve is a Circuit Board Designer, Musician, Graphic Designer and assists with the Bed & Breakfast on many levels. He enjoys Radio and Clock repair, as well as keeping up the Historic Homes and the Model A Car used to give historic tours of Bonham to the B&B guests.

                                  Karen is a Licensed Event Planner, Photographer, Graphic Designer, Artist, Cake Decorator, Cook, Seamstress, Licensed Masseuse and Gardener, all which benefit running the Bed & Breakfasts, hosting Weddings, Showers and Special Events.

    Located just off the square at 803 N. Main they are easy to get to or CALL TO BOOK YOUR NEXT FUN EVENT at 903-583-2779 or visit their website at:  www.carletonhouse.com

                The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to call The Carleton House Bed & Breakfast a member for these past many years, and we look forward to serving them for many years to come.


  • 5 Jun 2018 9:24 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Weichert Realtors, Solid Ground

    Business Spotlight of the Week

    June 4, 2018

                The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce spotlight shines on Weichert Realtors, Solid Ground as one of our longtime business members. Having been in business 17 years, they have grown to their current size of eleven agents and two office staff in their location at 420 W Sam Rayburn Dr, Bonham.

                Weichert Realtors, Solid Ground is a professional Real Estate Brokerage. Their company specializes in farm & ranch, residential, lake homes, lots & acreage, and property management services. Under the leadership of Angel Titsworth, Weichert Realtors, Solid Ground is a group of realtors that understand the importance of knowing the local market and handling your real estate needs with friendliness, professionalism, a good attitude, and the tools to overcome the challenges in real estate transactions.

                Many of our local community and Chamber activities receive volunteer and financial support from the staff at Weichert, Solid Ground. Each agent has a special organization that is close to their heart that they are active with. You might see them helping around at Heritage Day, delivering Meals on Wheels, taking care of pets in need, helping with Veterans, serving our Children’s Center, or at any of the Chamber events. They love to give back in more ways than one. They are grateful to Fannin County residents for making them #1 in transactions sold in the county for the last two years. They look forward to year 3.

                Stop by Weichert Realtors, Solid Ground, located at 420 W Sam Rayburn Dr, and thank them for all they do, or to find out more about the real estate market in your area. Find them on facebook at Weichert Realtors-Solid Ground, learn more about their agents online at www.solidgroundrealtors.com, you can also see what their clients have to say about them at the “reviews” link on their website.

    The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce has been glad to call Weichert Realtors, Solid Ground a member for the past many years, and we extend a special thanks for all their work on our board of directors and event committees. We look forward to serving them for many years to come.  


  • 29 May 2018 8:43 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Guild Mortgage

    Business Spotlight of the Week

    May 28, 2018

                The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce is highlighting Guild Mortgage this week as one of our long time business members. Sabrina Wegley and Michelle Castle manage 6 Guild Branches in Sherman, Celina, Sanger, McKinney and Belton with 9 loan officers and a total of 31 employees. Sabrina currently serves on the Bonham Chamber Board of Directors as part of her effort to better serve our area.

                Guild Mortgage began in 1960, but Sabrina and Michelle opened the Sherman branch in June 2011 and moved to their current location at 714 N. Travis St, Sherman in the spring of 2016. The company provides residential mortgage lending through a wide variety of loan programs including conventional, FHA, VA, USDA, and down payment assistance programs, bonds, and grants. 

                In neighborhoods and communities everywhere, Guild delivers on the promise of home. They love working with first time homebuyers, and Sabrina is one of the top originators in Texas for SETH (Southeast Texas Housing Finance). Guild has recently been recognized for excellence by FannieMae. Sabrina and Michelle are both in the Top %1 Loan Originators (Scotsman’s Guide). They know the way to win in today’s market is to provide the high-tech digital mortgage experience, combined with the human touch of their talented teams.

                To the team at Guild, it’s all about treating customers like family. Every year they hold their Blues and BBQ for customers and business partners. What’s better than Hickory BBQ sandwiches, live music by Oliver White, and, of course, a little brew? The company also keeps a strong community outreach policy. Locally, they support a large number of charitable organizations and sponsor youth athletic and educational programs. Staff members participate in local food drives, coat drives, and gifts for seniors each Christmas. Guild has been the recipient of the Greater Texoma Association of Realtors Outstanding Volunteer Service and Outstanding Educational Leadership Awards. Guild Giving. Guild Impact.

    Stop by Guild Mortgage, located at 714 N. Travis St, Sherman, during the week of May 28th, or you can call them at (903) 957-3100, visit them on facebook at Guild Mortgage Company Sherman, or even apply online at www.loansfortexas.com. The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce has been glad to call Guild Mortgage a member for the past many years, and we look forward to serving them for many years to come.  


  • 22 May 2018 9:18 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    First United Bank

    Business Spotlight of the Week

    May 21, 2018

                This week the Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce highlights First United Bank as one of our longtime business members. First United Bank & Trust Company was chartered on October 21, 1900 as Durant National Bank. They currently have 12 staff working their location in Bonham at 120 W. Sam Rayburn.

                First United Bank, Bonham is a financial services organization that specializes in Checking, Savings, Money Market & CD accounts, and Mortgage, Land, Auto, Personal, agricultural & SBA loans to name a few. You can also come to them for Business & Commercial Insurance and Wealth Management (Investments, retirement planning, estate planning & Trust Services).

    If there is one thing First United would like you to know about them, it’s that they exist to inspire and empower others to Spend Life Wisely. For them, that is not a slogan, it is a promise. Their company values come in four parts. “Know What’s Right: We put God first, our families second and our jobs third. Living What’s Right: We live with integrity. Sharing What’s Right: We meet others where they are and help them get where they want to be. We Do What’s Right: For our customers, our employees, our shareholders, our partners and suppliers, and our communities.” If you would like more information give them a call at: 903-583-2101, or check them out online at: www.firstunitedbank.com.   

    Stop by First United Bank, located at 120 W. Sam Rayburn, during their spotlight week of May 21st and thank them for all they do. One of their officers, Kristy Agerlid, serves on the Chamber board, and the company has been a supportive member of all the Chamber events and activities. They also contribute to the success of our local Relay for Life, Meals on Wheels, Creative Arts Center, and Bonham Heritage Day Car & Truck Show. The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce has been glad to call First United Bank a member, and we look forward to serving them for many years to come.  


  • 15 May 2018 8:43 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Fix N Feed

    Business Spotlight of the Week

    May 14, 2018

    The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce is highlighting Fix n Feed this week as one of our longtime business members. Having been in business 14 years, they began in Commerce and opened their Bonham location at 603 N Center in 2005. They currently have thirty-one employees.

    Fix N Feed, Bonham Hardware, sells feed, lumber, fencing material, paint and hardware, and specializes in unique items for every job. They strive to be a customer service-oriented business that helps with any of their customers’ needs. You can catch several sales at Fix N Feed throughout the year, but their main sale is the first week of April, called “Customer Appreciate Sale.” If you have any questions, they are active on facebook or can be reached at 903-583-9995.

    Fix N Feed often supports our community. They participate in fundraisers throughout the community via donations. Every year they enter a bright and cheery Christmas float in our parade for all the attendees to enjoy, and their manager, Gary Stanley, currently serves on the Chamber Board of Directors. The Chamber wants to specially acknowledge this during their spotlight week of May 14th. Take some time to swing by their location at 603 N Center, Bonham to thank them for all they do.

    The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to call Fix N Feed, Bonham Hardware a member for the past many years. We look forward to serving them for many years to come.


  • 7 May 2018 8:23 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Fannin Federal Credit Union

    Business Spotlight of the Week

    May 7, 2018

    The Bonham Chamber of Commerce spotlight shines on Fannin Federal Credit Union this week as one of our longtime business members. FFCU has been in business 52 years, proudly serving its members since 1966. It moved from the VA Center to its current location at 1737 N Hwy 121, Bonham, in 2006, and further expanded that building with an addition in 2014 to house the 11 employees they have on staff.

    Fannin Federal Credit Union is a financial institution that offers its members an alternative to traditional banks. They serve their members in a variety of ways, and specialize in consumer lending. To be a member, you must live, work, or worship in the Fannin County community, or have an immediate family member that is a current member. Once a member, you are able to use services that FFCU provides. Members have savings accounts that earn a quarterly dividend payment, but also have other saving options such as Certificates of Deposit, IRAs, and Christmas Club accounts. Members can also borrow money from the Credit Union.  FFCU offers competitive rates on vehicles, boats, motorcycles, ATV’s, RV’s, and farm equipment to name a few. FFCU also offers a MasterCard to members that qualify. Other services available at FFCU include free checking accounts with VISA Debit cards, online BillPay and an APP.

    If any of these services interest you, or you would like more information, the Chamber encourages you to contact FFCU with your questions at 903-583-8131, or you can find them online at www.fannincu.com and facebook.com/fanninFCU.

    Beyond their work in the financial sector, FFCU has given much to our Fannin community.  The company supports many of the Chamber’s events and activities the community enjoys from the Christmas Parade and Painting with an Elf, the Bonham Festival of Flight, to the annual Awards Banquet, and many other civic and non-profit causes. The Chamber wants to specially acknowledge this during their spotlight week of May 7th. Take some time to swing by their office at 1737 N Hwy 121, Bonham to thank them for all they do.

    The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to call Fannin Federal Credit Union a member for the past many years. We look forward to serving them for many years to come.


  • 1 May 2018 9:01 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Main Street Title, LLC

    Business Spotlight of the Week

    April 30, 2018

    The Bonham Chamber of Commerce would like to use this spotlight article to introduce a new business. Main Street Title, LLC received their license from the Texas Department of Insurance in April. They have just opened their location in a renovated 1860’s building at 125 E 5th, in Bonham! The Chamber was honored to celebrate with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, April 26th. Main Street Title provides a full range of services for residential and commercial real estate transactions. Their goal is to assist our community in any of its real estate needs.

                Though the business is new, the faces will be familiar. Main Street Title currently has two founders, with plans to hire as they grow. Clint Backus and Deana Staton were both born and raised in the Bonham area. Main Street Title is locally owned and operated. Deana Staton previously worked for Cole Title from 1999-2015, later at Legend Bank, and then served as Operations Manager for a National Title Company before forming Main Street Title with business partner Clint Backus. Clint spent over 25 years in the technology sector. He recently sold a mobile app company before beginning this new venture. The team rounds out with David Herbert, a licensed real estate attorney with over 30 years of experience, and Dianna Herbert, who handles all the administrative duties for the firm.

                If you missed the ribbon cutting, or just want to know more, you can contact the office by calling them at 903-583-1112, swing by at 125 E 5th St. or find them online at www.mstitleco.com. Or, you might run into either Deana or Clint as they continue their community activities. Deana was awarded 2016 Volunteer of the Year and currently serves on the Chamber board as Chair Elect. Both are members of local churches and have helped lead local Boy Scout troops. Clint served in the U.S. Army.

                Main Street Title’s Spotlight week of April 30th is a great time to get to know the new business on the block. The Chamber looks forward to serving them for many years to come. Main Street - the heart of every town.


  • 24 Apr 2018 8:52 AM | Bonham Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Fannin Pharmacy 

    Business Spotlight of the Week

     

    April 23, 2018

     

    The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce highlights Fannin Pharmacy this week as one of our longtime businesses of Bonham. In spring of 2017, Fannin Pharmacy changed ownership and had its official ribbon cutting. Their one-year anniversary is the perfect time for a member spotlight!

    Fannin Pharmacy is located at 2108 N Center and currently has five employees. As a retail, independent pharmacy, they work hard to take care of their customers’ prescription needs. Fannin Pharmacy offers compounding prescriptions and specialty medicines. They are also a great, family-friendly place to shop for gifts or those handy things you need around the house or medicine cabinet. Every year during the week before Christmas the store goes on a %20 sale. Tuck that away on your calendar!

                Spotlight Special: Fannin Pharmacy will have a %20 sale on all gift items during their spotlight week of April 23rd. *Excludes gift cards, greeting cards, otc drugs and prescription copays.

                Stop by Fannin Pharmacy at 2108 N Center in Bonham during the week of April 23rd and thank them for their work here in Fannin County. They have joined us in several Chamber events, and also participate in the Rotary Club. For any questions you can find them on facebook or call them at 903-583-8017.

    The Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce congratulates Mr. Raja Avanadula on this completion of his first year as the owner of Fannin Pharmacy, and we look forward to serving Fannin Pharmacy for many years to come.


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