Proposed New Chamber By-Laws

The Clarendon Chamber Board of Directors has revised and updated the Chamber By-Laws. The members are asked to review the changes. Copies are available at the Chamber office. If we are closed there will be copies in the mailbox on the utility pole in front of the office. It is also available here on our Web Site. Click Here for New Proposed By-Laws Members will be asked to approve the By-Laws at our Awards Banquet, which will be held at 5:30PM on (Thursday) April 24th at the Clarendon College Bairfield Activity Center. You are invited. A Brisket Dinner will be served. Tickets for the banquet are $10 and may be purchased at the Chamber office or from any Board of Directors member.If you have any questions, please feel free to call me (Bonnie Campbell) at 874-2421 or my cell 205-3150.

This Is A DRAFT COPY of the Proposed New BY-Laws To View, Print or Download Click On This Link Proposed New Chamber By-Laws

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Welcome New Businesses

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Country Blue Bed and Breakfast is located at 618 S Parks in Clarendon, Texas.  It is a comfortable 3 bedroom home with 2 Queen Bedrooms and one bedroom with 3 beds.  It has a nice living room and dining room/kitchen area.    Call and make reservations if you have an event you would like to attend in Clarendon. Prices are reasonable. 806-874-3937 or 806- 662-2544 Sue Leeper.

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L & L Tax & Bookkeeping Service

L & L Tax Service L & L Tax & Bookkeeping Services had their Grand Opening on March 6, 2014.  These ladies also hosted the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. We wish them well.  They are located at 204 S Kearney Street. Lori Burns and Lana Ritchie 806-626-7812 or 806-277-0166

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Saints’ Roost Museum is Now Open

Tuesday thru Saturday 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. museum2--500

SAINTS’ ROOST MUSEUM Housed in the 1910 Adair Hospital building, the Saints’ Roost Museum preserves the heritage of Donley County and the Texas Panhandle. Exhibits focus on local culture, including Native American artifacts and pioneer life with a special emphasis on the legendary Col. Charles Goodnight. MUSEUM GIFT SHOP Books, collectibles, and limited edition prints and postcards are available. ANNUAL EVENTS The Members Appreciation Dinner – Second Friday in June Col. Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff – Fourth Saturday in September Museum Christmas Party – First Saturday in December

MEMBERSHIP Membership includes the Members-only free Barbecue each June, the Members-only dinner with the chuckwagon cooks each September, and a subscription to the annual newsletter. Dues are $25 and can be mailed to the Museum at the address below. map

610 E. Harrington St. PO Box 781 • Clarendon, TX 79226 806-874-2746

What does “Saints’ Roost” mean? Serving-chicken-fried-steak1

When Clarendon was settled by Methodist colonists in 1878, alcohol and rowdiness were forbidden. Area cowboys, more accustomed to the Wild West, referred to the colony as where the saints roosted or more simply as “Saints’ Roost.”