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Chamber addresses park pavilion during midnight meeting


Chamber addresses park pavilion during midnight meeting
Vinyl lettering remains June 17 on a newly constructed pavilion in the Stockdale City Park. Questions about the signage arose during the Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee.


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June 26, 2013
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Disquiet over ‘silent donation’

STOCKDALE -- The Stockdale Chamber of Commerce, during a midnight meeting June 15, has taken steps to address community concerns that came to light during the Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee June 13-15. . . .

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Stockdale citizen  
Stockdale, TX  
June 30, 2013 12:34am
 
I am deeply saddened by the recent events that took place at the Jubilee this year. NOT ALL CHAMBER MEMBERS were asked to vote! There are more then 9 members! There are several whose opinions were not taken into consideration. ... More ›

 
Compassionate citizen  
Stockdale  
June 27, 2013 8:02pm
 
What has happened to our community? A few months ago a terrible tragedy happened in the town of Stockdale that has divided the people who live here. It saddens me to see this happen. Granted there was a miscommunication in what ... More ›

 
Questionable  
Stockdale  
June 27, 2013 7:27pm
 
It was sad to hear that a few people willing to stand up for what they believe and question the dedication being covered were quickly thrown out of the Jubilee as per the president. Some of those concerned people dedicate their ... More ›

 
ashamed  
stockdale tx  
June 27, 2013 7:18pm
 
I think this whole thing is a disgrace. I can't believe that one person can have so much control. Come on Chamber and City stand up for what is right. If you can't keep your personal feelings out of it then it is time to get ... More ›

 
Another View  
Stockdale  
June 27, 2013 3:01pm
 
It is disappointing and humiliating to see such a lack of respect, and the insensitivity shown, by the city manager and the local Chamber of Commerce members. The whole issue of the dedication sign on the pavilion was a disgrace, ... More ›

 
Just Agirl  
June 27, 2013 2:20pm
 
First of all, I don't think it is necessary to address people that were trying to take a cheap beer sign off of the names of two people that were brutally murdered as hoodlums!! Matter of fact, I would be more apt to classify ... More ›

 
brahma fan  
stockdale  
June 27, 2013 2:01pm
 
and the second night all the "signage" was gone, a piece of cardboard was duct taped over each dedication portion on the pavilion covering it. it was handled ridiculously to put it nicely. what a sham, and the jubilee ... More ›

 
Antother Citizen  
Stockdale, TX  
June 27, 2013 11:38am
 
Well said u/k I agree with you this matter was not handled very well and it is a disgrace to ALL Family and Friends to cover such a dedication.

 
u/k  
wc  
June 27, 2013 9:05am
 
Interesting that the Watermelon Jubilee is supposed to be a Family Event for everyone to have fun, but yet two names of people who were close Friends and FAMILY to many of the Stockdale Community were disgraced and covered with ... More ›

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
June 27, 2013 5:36am
 
They were escorted out just like any other person who thinks he's above the law would have been. They're lucky they weren't carted off to jail. Watermelon Jubilee is supposed to be a family event for everyone to have fun, ... More ›

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