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President’s Note 2024

To All: I would like to take this opportunity to say how much Centervile Chamber of Commerce has meant to me.In 2012 when Mrs. Beth Rodell asked me to take part in the Chamber. I said “Sure”! She wanted me to take her place because she had been dedicated to the Chamber with serving a…
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2023 Christmas Parade

Dec. 9, 2023 at 5 PM Join us for a night of jolly good fun! If you’ve never seen it and are new to Centerville, this is your chance to see just how sweet small town Christmas and community is.
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2023 July 4 Funtier Days Celebration Theme: Faith, Family and Freedom

For Vendor Booth Reservations contact Carla Maness @ carlamaness@yahoo.com
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2022 Christmas Market & Parade

Saturday December 10,2022 So it’s time to start thinking of floats for the Christmas Parade! We would love for all to participate: churches, organizations, businesses, individuals, groups and families! It’s a special event on the square for all to enjoy! Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Gazebo after the parade. Parade Starring Santa Christmas…
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New Welcome Sign & Flower Bed

A demonstration of kindness and small town community, we are so pleased to share this generous welcome sign with all visitors and residents. We all say a big, “Thank You!” to our Chamber member, Amber Simpson, NP of the HealthPoint Clinic. She did an amazing job with the flower bed below the Centerville Welcome sign.
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2022 July 4 Funtier Days Celebration Photo Gallery

As this day ends, I would like to say, “It was a wonderful day!” We have prepared for this holiday for months. I’m always amazed how it falls right into place each year–growing bigger and bigger! (Maybe a little warmer each year!) When planning we always keep the past volunteers in mind. The hours they…
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Nature Hike

Sat., May 14; 10-11 AM; Lake Sullivan Everyone is welcome! No local grocery store? No problem! Learn about the natural resources the early pioneers used to help them in their day-to-day lives. This will be about a 1-mile hike around Lake Sullivan. This event is free with paid park entrance or Texas State Park Pass.…
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Reading With the Ranger

Sat. May 28; 2-3 PM; for Kids 12 & Under Meet at the Pavilion at Fort Bogy State Park Did Charlie Roach fall from a tree, or was he pushed? Help Inspector Cricket find out what really happened in the Mystery of Bugtown. This event is free with paid park entrance or Texas State Park…
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Tracks & Scat

Sat., May 21; 2-3 PM; Kids With Parental Supervision Learn to identify animals by what they leave behind; tracks and scat. (Poop models–not the real stuff!) This event is free with paid park entrance or Texas State Park Pass. Register for the event by calling the park office at (903) 344-1116. Directions to Fort Boggy…
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Star Party at the Lake

Sat., May 7; 8–9:30 PM; @ Lake Sullivan Everyone is welcome to observe the night sky through Fort Boggy’s new telescope. Bring a flashlight with a red filter, binoculars, and/or your own telescope. This event is free with paid park entrance or Texas State Park Pass. Register for the event by calling the park office…
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Weak Cell Service: In Bad Weather, Traffic, or Rural Areas, You Need Reliable Communications

Social media is often a go-to for people to get information. The community-wide garage sale or family BBQ updates are great to share in any way you want on whatever app you want. There are social apps that facilitate gathering and group planning. However, when you need up-to-date information quickly, do you know where to…
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