Friday, September 14, 2012

Hotel Innkeepers Elected as Vice Presidents of Texas Bed and Breakfast Association

Members of the Texas Bed and Breakfast Association elected new officers last week.   At their annual meeting in Fort Worth, the organization elected David Fleming, Woodrow House, Lubbock,  as the president.  Marilynn Hicks, Linda Roy, and Caron Perkins, owners and operators of the Hotel Matador will serve as Vice Presidents in charge of conventions. 

The Texas Bed and Breakfast Association is a state-wide organization epresenting over 120 properties throughout the state.  Properties are inspected every three years and must meet high industry standards.   The members are considered examples of "Texas' Finest Inspected and Approved Bed and Breakfasts, Country Inns, Guesthouses, and Ranches."

Other officers elected during the convention include:
Liz Lock of the Adams House B&B, Austin, as President-Elect
Dawn Fleming of the Woodrow House B&B, Lubbock as Treasurer
Martha Linnartz of the Azalea Plantation B&B, Ft. Worth, as VP of Membership
Carmen Finn of the Knittel Homestead Inn, Burton, as Secretary
Sallie Blalock of the Katy House B&B, Smithville, as Central Regional Rep
Lynn MacWithey of the Das Garten Haus, Fredericksberg, as Hill Country Regional Rep
Leslie Benson of Etta's Place-A Sundance Inn, Ft. Worth, as North Regional Rep.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Bison Celebration Day with Asleep at the Wheel

Hotel Matador Bed and Breakfast
Bison days
Saturday, September 15, 2012
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The public is invited to see and photograph the magnificent, free-roaming bison in their natural environment and enjoy activities like living history encampments, geocache challenges, a BBQ benefit dinner (11:00-2:00), area vendor booths, and more.
$4.00 per person park entrance fees apply to adults ages 13 and older; children ages 12 and younger are free for Saturday's event.
Visitors may also donate directly to the Texas State Bison Herd Restoration Project or purchase merchandise that supports the project.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Vendor area 8:00-5:00
Concert 2:00 p.m.
Better asleep at the wheel
Asleep at The Wheel
Nine-time Grammy award-winning Asleep at the Wheel will be performing Sunday afternoon to benefit the Texas State Bison Herd Restoration Project. The concert will be held just south of the park entrance, approximately 3 miles north of Quitaque on 'FM 1065. Beverage and food vendors will be at the venue.
Tickets on sale starting August 1 for $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
We are less than an hour from the venue and would love to serve as your hostesses.
Hotel Matador Bed and Breakfast
Marilynn Hicks, Linda Roy, Caron Perkins