Goliad Chamber of Commerce

Birthplace of Texas Ranching

The Annual Goliad Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet was held Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Goliad Memorial Auditorium.  The evening was as follows: 

Presentation of Colors – Boy Scout Troop 60

Invocation – Linda Dooley 

Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Recognition of Guests – Jimmy Schulze

Anne Kohler Outstanding Citizen Award presented by Linda Dooley, Goliad Chamber of Commerce to: 

Mr. John Kolb

 FullSizeRender 8Anne Kohler Outstanding Citizen Award presented by Linda Dooley, Goliad Chamber of Commerce to: 

Mr. David Johnson   

David Johnson award

Senior Citizens Award presented by Hal Davis, Goliad Senior Citizens Center to:  John Bolding

Senior Citizens Award

Employee of the Year Award presented by Ernest Alaniz, Goliad Rotary Club to: Jess Odem of Goliad ISD

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 Jess Odem was unable to attend due the the playoffs.  A fellow GISD employee accepted on her behalf.

Agriculture Award presented by Emma Soto-Guerra, Goliad Lions Club to:  Andy and Michele Janca

Andy and Michele were unable to attend.

Chinese Auction Winners Announced & Live Auction - Josh Garcia

Outstanding Youth in Agriculture Award presented by Pat Calhoun, Goliad County Farm Bureau to: Neilon Reitz

Pat Calhoun

Economic Development Ally of the Year Award presented by Mayor Trudia Preston, City of Goliad to: 

Civil Corps of Engineers, Randy Bena

Randy Bena City award

Volunteer of the Year Award presented by Mayor Trudia Preston, City of Goliad to: 

Goliad Pet Adoption:  Dawn Blackmon, Betty Rhodes, Lou Fly

Pet Adoption City

Honored Organization Award presented by Jimmy Schulze, Goliad Chamber of Commerce: 

Goliad Knights of Columbus, Dwayne Machicek

Knights of Columbus

Director of the Year Award presented by Linda Dooley, Goliad Chamber of Commerce to:  Cristy Billo

Cristy

 

Past President Award presented by Linda Dooley, Goliad Chamber of Commerce to:  Jimmy Schulze

Jimmy Schulze

Lifetime Achievement Award awarded to  William T. "Bill Barnhill presented by Jimmy Schulze, Goliad Chamber of Commerce to:  Mauryne Kelly and John Barnhill

Lifetime Achievement

A special thank you to Devereux Gardens in Goliad for decorating the lobby!  Well done! 

 

And an additional special thanks to The Ivy Vine for providing all of the goodies for the reception!  Bravo!

What a great community Goliad is. 

This event could not happen with out the support of our corporate table sponsors and those who donated to our auctions:

Amigos of Goliad State Park

Astron Club

Aztec Ford

Beeville Art Association

Beeville Publishing

Cristy & Cory Billo

Bluhms

Classy L2 Designs

Commercial Street Bar

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Corpus Christi Hooks

Crossroads Homemade Goodies & Wild Country Honey & Bee Farm

DeTar Healthcare System

Devereux Gardens Goliad

Edward Jones/Willie Nelson

Mary Flores – New Image Salon

Go Texan

Goliad Advance-Guard

Goliad Auto Parts

Goliad Brewing Company

Goliad County Historical Commission

Goliad County Soil & Water Conservation District

Goliad Funeral Home

Goliad Pharmacy & Gifts

Grace Funeral Home

Gypsy Chick

Hen House/Ag Med

Highway Garage

Houston Astros

JoAnn Orsak Massage

Analisa Kennedy

Kat’s Korner

L Liquor

La Bahia Restaurant

Mattie’s Bakery & Cafe

Michael’s Fluttering Wings

Phyllis Moore

Piddling with Paper

Presidio La Bahia

Red Yucca Farms

Remember When

Robert & Sons

Rockin’ C

Jacquelyn Balderas Rojas – 31 Gifts

Linda & Luis Rodriguez

RoRo’s Woodworks

Salon JuJu

Sammie’s Hair Designs

Sandra’s Restaurant

SIG/Goliad Insurance Services

Sign Works

Soapzees

Square Gallery

State Representative Geanie Morrison

Stacy Stockton – New Image Salon

T & L Blade Company

Texas Southwind Vineyard & Winery

Theatre Victoria

The Ivy Vine

Tia’s on the Square

Victoria Symphony

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Janie Von Dohlen

Wanda’s Restaurant

WC Finds, LLC

Wexford Ranches

Whataburger

Suzanne Williams

Wilkinson Chevrolet Refugio

 

Table Sponsors:

American Bank

Aztec Ford Inc.

City of Goliad

Coleto Creek Power

ConocoPhillips Company

DeTar Healthcare System

Devereux Gardens in Goliad

General Zaragoza Society

Goliad Advance-Guard

Goliad County Groundwater Conservation District

Goliad Independent School District

Goliad Main Street Program

Goliad National Bank

Grace Funeral Home

Margaret E. Fisseler, CPA

San Antonio River Authority

Tia’s on the Square

UT Longhorns

Wexford Ranches

Thanks to everyone that volunteered and helped make this evening success.  We appreciate you!