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FROM THE CHAIR

Wes Studdard

Wes Studdard
2020 Chair of the Board

Each month the Chamber’s Chair of the Board writes a “From the Chair” guest article for the Business Section of the Tuesday edition of the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. This is a great opportunity to get an inside look at what the Chamber leadership is working on and the issues that are important to our Board of Directors. Look for the article to be published on the second Tuesday of every month or check back here for the monthly articles.

Recent From the Chair articles:

From The Chair - June 2020

Summer has arrived! It is our time to shine as tourism increases with more families deciding to travel by car and stay closer to home. Our rivers and attractions are the perfect place for

From The Chair - May 2020

It’s GO TIME New Braunfels, but let’s take it in phases. As you know, Governor Abbott started Phase One of opening Texas on May 1 st . Although many restrictions are in place and some...

From The Chair - April 2020

What a difference a month makes! Just 30 days ago we were eagerly anticipating the 175th celebration events for New Braunfels. And then everything changed. A pandemic that will mark history forever.

From The Chair - March 2020

March has arrived and now is the time to celebrate our 175 th birthday.  New Braunfels was founded on Good Friday in 1845 by Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels, Germany, and we have great plans to...

From The Chair - February 2020

Congratulations New Braunfels Chamber! The 101 st Chamber Banquet was one to remember as we celebrate our city’s 175 th birthday and the volunteers that make up this great community. On January...

From the Chair - January 2020

CITY 175 TH CELEBRATION UNDERWAY Happy New Year and Happy Birthday New Braunfels! I’m blessed and honored to be your incoming Chair of the Board for the Chamber of Commerce, and looking forward...

From the Chair - December 2019

‘Tis the Season Time flies when you are having fun. Twelve months of representing a wonderful and award- winning organization, your Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce. To represent a...

From the Chair - November 2019

Fall months in New Braunfels are full of activities as most of you have witnessed. My guess between Gruene Music and Wine Fest, Texas Clay Fest, Dia de los Muertos and Wurstfest, we have attendance