Luncheon to discuss the economics of tourism

Bronte community leaders will host a regional network luncheon sponsored by Texas Midwest Community Network (TMCN) on Tuesday, March 25, at the Bronte Community Center, 116 NE Railroad Street. Community leaders from neighboring communities are invited to attend, enjoy the local cuisine and discuss mutual concerns. The luncheon is held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and cost is $12.50 per person; reservations are requested.Reservations need to be received at least two days in advance and can be made by calling or emailing the TMCN Office at 325-795-8626 or Reservations for the luncheon can also be made by calling Bronte City Hall at 325-473-3501.The focus of the luncheon will be “Tourism IS Economic Development”. Discussion will be led by Tony Guidroz, San Saba Economic Development Director. He will discuss success stories in San Saba that have become authentic and contagious and help attendees identify their own unique tourism aspects. Other locations for luncheons this year are Knox City – April 2, Baird – April 16, and Comanche – April 24.Texas Midwest Community Network is a regional organization for community and economic development, regional promotion, education and legislative awareness. It is an organization of “communities working together to accomplish what one community cannot do alone.” TMCN sponsors networking events during the year and projects to market the region for business and tourism development.TMCN Member cities are: Abilene, Albany, Anson, Aspermont, Baird, Ballinger, Brady, Breckenridge, Bronte, Brownwood, Buffalo Gap, Cisco, Clyde, Coleman, Colorado City, Comanche, Cross Plains, De Leon, Dublin, Early, Eastland, Eden, Goldthwaite, Gorman, Hamilton, Hamlin, Haskell, Hico, Knox City, Menard, Merkel, Miles, Munday, Ranger, Rising Star, Robert Lee, Rising Star, Roscoe, Rotan, San Angelo, San Saba, Santa Anna, Snyder, Stamford, Sweetwater, Throckmorton, Tye and Winters.