In 1986 a small group of area business and civic leaders got together with the idea of working together to promote the area and businesses in Western Travis County. They created the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce. And 28 years later, together with our committed members, the community and local businesses continue to grow and thrive.
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Lake Travis Chamber Luncheon
May 20th from 11am to 1pm
Location: Vintage Villas, 4209 Eck Lane, Austin, 78734
Presenter: Jo Karr Tedder, Central Texas Water Coalition
Jo Karr Tedder is a Former Educator/Administrator and Political Consultant.
She is a native Texan, and after living and working on the East Coast, she returned to Texas and has resided on Lake Buchanan since 2001.
Jo Karr has been active in her community but is now focused on protecting the Highlands lakes? drinking water, and addressing the economic impact of the drought and water policies on businesses and residents.
After serving on LCRA?s Water Management Plan Stakeholder Advisory Committee in 2010, she was a founder of the Central Texas Water Coalition in 2011 and serves as President.
Central Texas Water Coalition primary mission is to advocate for and preserve the Highland Lakes? role as an irreplaceable natural resource that drives an important regional economic engine for the State of Texas and to bring together concerned citizens as a constituency of the Highland Lake Interests.
Community Impact Newspaper is Texas' fastest-growing news organization and the most widely distributed news source for relevant and useful information at the community level. Since its launch in 2005, Community Impact Newspaper has restructured an antiquated model—the community newspaper—and turned it into an essential tool by providing readers with useful, informative news. Owners John and Jennifer Garrett launched the first edition of Community Impact Newspaper with three full-time employees covering Round Rock and Pflugerville. The company now has more than 100 employees with coverage in more than 25 cities and communities with 20 hyperlocal newspapers in Texas. With a total mailed circulation now over a million, more residents receive a Community Impact Newspaper than any other publication in Texas.
Your Lake Travis/Westlake Team
Still independently owned and locally operated, our mission is to build communities of informed citizens and thriving businesses through the collaboration of a passionate team. Our continued growth is backed up by the Garretts' commitment to building a company culture that identifies with integrity and passion and their dedication to cultivating strong employee relationships.