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Rebuilding a Piece of History

Rebuilding a Piece of History

The Old Oaks Hotel BY: RACHEL WUMKES A common hobby amongst Americans today is taking the old and making it look new.  Antiques are refurbished into modern pieces and placed inside sleek homes.  Turning trash into treasure by upcycling used items has become like to game to the avid ‘do it yourself’ type.  People obsess...

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Winter Dance Party 2023

Winter Dance Party 2023

Rock ‘n’ Roll is here to stay! BY: RACHEL WUMKES The rock and roll era sent shockwaves across the country.  It wasn’t just a musical revolution for the young teenagers, but a social and generational rebellion across all ages. A central and pioneering figure during the mid-fifties, Buddy Holly, set his sights on the big...

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Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce 2022 Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration

Chamber Annual Meeting

Cheers to 80 Years! BY: RACHEL WUMKES The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is beyond excited to host the 80th Annual Meeting on Friday, January 27th at the Surf Ballroom & Museum.  It’s hard to believe eight decades have come and gone with our organization leading the charge for prosperity and economic success in...

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Top Ten Blogs in 2022

Top Ten Blogs in 2022

BY: RACHEL WUMKES In 1997, Jorn Barger, blogger for Robot Wisdom, coined the term "weblog." The term described his process for "logging the web" as he surfed the internet. Programmer Peter Merholz shortened it to "blog" in 1999.. Blogging became popular during the late 1990s with the boom of technological advancements in...

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Thank you for the Support

Thank you for the Support

Kudos to our many sponsors in 2022! BY: RACHEL WUMKES The start of a new year at the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce means we officially kick off another round of signature events.  Our Events Director, Trish Fundermann, with the assistance of Jenny Fasbender, work diligently throughout the year to make sure each event...

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