The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee will host East Parker County Day at the Texas State Capitol at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 21. A delegation of Chamber members will engage in an open dialogue with legislators to discuss issues affecting the local businesses and community.
Attendees will hear updates on state and federal policy and learn about topics that impact our community such as education, healthcare, and transportation.
Individuals interested in attending will meet at the Texas State Capitol in Austin at 1100 Congress Avenue from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the House Members Lounge (lunch included for $15 pre-registration).
An optional Dutch Treat dinner with State Representative Phil King and Senator Pat Fallon is planned for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, 6319 N Interstate Hwy 35, which is near the hotel where the chamber has a room block: Crowne Plaza Austin. Rooms are $119 plus tax, and the cutoff date for registrations is Feb. 25.
All hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the attendees. Anyone interested in attending the dinner and/or the event at the Capitol should contact a member of the Chamber staff at 817-441-7844 or register online at http://bit.ly/2APQrwL.