Bulletin Staff Report

A packed house of exhibits is ready for the 14th annual Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase, open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. today at the Brownwood Coliseum.

More than 70 booths promoting a large variety of products and services will be on hand for the event, which sports the theme “Show Your Spirit.” Visitors will be able to examine everything from the latest in new vehicles to shows planned by a local concert organization.

Churches, airlines, bank, school, insurance companies and personnel services are among the diverse types of businesses that have reserved booth space.

The popular “Taste of Brownwood” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., featuring several restaurants and food service companies.

A long list of door prizes is topped by a Lexmark laser jet multi-functional printer, valued at more than $3,200 and provided by Print Solutions. A 32-inch digital, high-definition television is another door prize. Prizes will be given away each hour, and the first 500 visitors will receive cloth tote bags.

Admission is $2 at the door.

Awards in several categories for top booths will be announced at 5 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Print Solutions, Citizens National Bank, Moore Printing, and the Brown County New Car Dealers Association.