The public can expect to see a wide variety of goods and services offered by local and area businesses during the 17th annual Brownwood Business Showcase on Thursday, Sept. 8.

"We have a great show lined up for this year," said Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Director Missi Malone. "We will have over 60 vendors in banking, insurance, photography, fitness, technology and much more all under one roof."

In addition to these vendors, the fifth annual Taste of Brownwood will also be a part of the show where local restaurants, bakeries, and caterers will serve up samples of their favorite recipes.

Attendees will also be eligible to win door prizes each hour. To conclude the show, one lucky attendee will be drawn to win a five-night Caribbean cruise for two.

Admission to the show is only $2 or complimentary passes are available in advance at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce - 600 E. Depot. The showcase hours are 10 a.m. To 6 p.m. on Sept. 8 with the Taste of Brownwood from 2-4 p.m. at the Brownwood Coliseum.

This year's show will be sponsored by Songbird Lodge, Citizens National Bank, Sodexo, TexasBank and Subway.

For more information, contact the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce at (325) 646-9535 or visit their website at www.BrownwoodChamber.org. The 17th annual Brownwood Business Showcase is set for Thursday, Sept. 8, and the public can expect to see a wide variety of goods and services that are offered from local and area businesses.

"We have a great show lined up for this year," said Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Director Missi Malone. "We will have over 60 vendors in banking, insurance, photography, fitness, technology and much more all under one roof."

In addition to these vendors, the fifth annual Taste of Brownwood will also be a part of the show where local restaurants, bakeries, and caterers will serve samples of their favorite recipes.

Attendees will also be eligible to win door prizes each hour. To conclude the show, one entry will be drawn to win a five-day, four-night Caribbean cruise for two on the newest Carnival ship, the Triumph.

Admission to the show is $2, or complimentary passes are available in advance at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce, 600 E. Depot. The showcase hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. with the Taste of Brownwood to be held from 2-4 p.m. at the Brownwood Coliseum.

This year's show is sponsored by Songbird Lodge, Citizens National Bank, Sodexo, TexasBank, and Subway.

For more information, contact the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce at (325) 646-9535 or visit the website at www.BrownwoodChamber.org.