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Past Recipients

Members of the Chamber Executive and Small Business Week committees surprise Soriya with the announcement

Soriya Estes of Estes Audiology Hearing Center is presented a banner to display at her office as the 2015 Small Business Person of the Year. The announcement was made at a surprise visit by Chamber officials on April 24, 2015. 


2015 – Soriya Estes, Estes Audiology Hearing Center

2014 – Dr. Kent Fischer, Fischer Veterinary Clinic

2013 –  Matt Kyle, The Kyle Law Firm

2012 – Ken & Lisa Brucks,  Prodigy Learning Center & Child Care

2011 – Robin Jeffers, J&R Gymnastics

2010 – Ernie Jergins, Ernesto’s Jewelry

2009 – John Guenzel, Rio Raft Resort

2008 – Dee and Terry Buck, Buck Pottery

2007 – Judi & Cecil Eager, Gruene Mansion Inn

2006 – Miles Granzin, Granzin Bar-B-Q

2005 – Donna Scheele, Property Management Professionals, Inc.

2004 – Trudy Soechting, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

2003 – Doug & Anne Miller, Miller & Miller Insurance Agency

2002 – Lester Stockhorst, PRINT IT

2001 – Adam & Karen Cork, Color Express

2000 – Don & Lynn Forres, Huisache Grill

1999 – Carol Johnson, Johnson Furniture Co./Innerworks

1998 – Randy Vanstory, Quick Align

1997 – Pam Kraft, Kraft Mobiletel

1996 – Larry Wenzel, Creative Eyewear by Larry

1995 – Rusty Brandt, ‘Tis The Season

1994 – Kyra Brandt, Comal Flower Shop on the Plaza

1993 – Cash & Dennis Hermes, Centex Office Plus

1992 – Bob Schima, Henne Hardware

1991 – Marian Benson, The Collection

1990 – Mary Jane Nalley, Gruene, Texas

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January Leadership Luncheon

Jan 19, 12:00pm

New Braunfels Chamber

Leadership Luncheons are open to members and non-members alike so bring a friend or coworker! Program - "Bringing Business to New Braunfels" Presented by Rusty Brockman, Vice President of Economic Development at The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, Inc. The guest speaker in January is Rusty Brockman, the Vice President of Economic Development at the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce. He will provide an overview of Economic Development in New Braunfels and new developments, projects and businesses coming to town. Economic Development is all about recruiting and retaining businesses and jobs, ensuring we have a quality workforce to fill those jobs, bringing new money into the community, and making sure we are the kind of place employers and employees want to be. Mr. Brockman will explain how that's all done here in New Braunfels. FREE to attend for Jaycees members and just $10 for non-members. Payment will be taken at the door via cash, check or credit/debt card. Lunch is provided. Questions? Email

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