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Don't Stop Believing, Bastrop Has the Feeling! -- Please Vote!

Author: 
Angela Ryan - BEDC

Watch the video below. Clearly, there's not much we won't do to win the Small Business Revolution!

Vote today and tomorrow until 9:00 p.m. Let's bring the Revolution to #MyBastrop and #MyTexas! www.deluxe.com/small-business-revolution/main-street/bastrop-tx/

Once a Day, All Day Long, Vote Bastrop, TX!

Author: 
Angela Ryan - BEDC

Bastrop's own Terry Lyne Moore has recorded a song to remind people to vote for Bastrop in the Small Business Revolution.

Let's bring the #smallbusinessrevolution to the Lone Star State! Go to www.deluxe.com/small-business-revolution to vote for Bastrop, once a day, every day!

City’s newly formed Hospitality & Downtown Dept. detailed

Author: 
By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer/photographer

The City of Bastrop has undergone a restructuring with the establishment of a new department that places several departments ‘under one umbrella’ to increase efficiency and provide better service to customers, said Main Street Director Sarah O’Brien, who heads up the new department.

Bastrop Convention and Exhibit Center (Photo by Terry Hagerty)

Robotics competition enthralls Bastrop County students

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By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer/photographer

The future of science appears to be in good hands judging by the number of Bastrop and Smithville ISD students participating in a challenging robotics competition program. At an open house at the Bastrop Convention Center on December 11, the public got to see the innovation and commitment of students participating in robotics.

Why Workforce Housing is Critical to Bastrop

Bastrop's City Manager and Mayor discuss why workforce housing is critical to Bastrop's future.

Small Business Saturday huge hit in Bastrop

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By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer/photographer

Downtown Bastrop was alive on November 25th with Small Business Saturday, in conjunction with the second annual Wassail Fest, the official kick-off to the 2017 Lost Pines Christmas holiday season in Bastrop.

Helping support local businesses

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By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer/photographer

Saturday, November 25th, is a chance for shoppers to show their appreciation for Bastrop’s small businesses during the annual Small Business Saturday event

Bastrop’s retail trade area is substantial

Author: 
By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer/photographer

A spurt in population and an increase in average household income are key components to the substantial “retail trade area” for Bastrop. Aaron Farmer, Senior Vice President with The Retail Coach, briefed the Bastrop Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors during an October 16 meeting. The Retail Coach is a national retail consulting, market research and development firm that has been consulting with the BEDC since 2011.

Bastrop EDC Plays Key Role in Connecting Local Graduates to In-Demand Career Opportunities

Author: 
Judy Levene - Contributing Writer

September 25-30 has been designated Careers in Texas Industries Week by the Texas Workforce Commission and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. In this spirit, the Bastrop Economic Development Corporation spotlights how its strategic partnerships help middle and high school students explore career opportunities and prepare to compete in a fast-changing 21st century economy.

Bastrop EDC completes new marketing videos

Author: 
Angela Ryan - BEDC

We are pleased to announce the completion of two new marketing videos.

Enjoy!


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