Annual Changing of the Gavel Banquet
It's the Annual Changing of the Gavel of the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Join in to recognize the new incoming Board of Directors, salute to the outgoing Board of Directors and to honor the annual awards presented to very deserving individuals and groups.
Meal Catered by Roasted Clove Food Company:
Garden Salad with Assorted Dressing
Texas Style Blackened Chicken with Jalapeno & Bacon Gravy
Gouda Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Garlic Green Beans
Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce
Special thanks to all the Auction Contributors:
Foodie Road Trip! - Enjoy and celebrate Rockport-Fulton’s newest trail - The Foodie Trail! Can’t beat this flavor-filled experience of culture and history. Plus, there’s a “Booze Cart'' that’s included. Donated by the Annual Banquet Committee, Cart by Spanky’s, $100 Gift Card by Wild Prawn, and $100 Gift Card by Benchwarmers.
Deck Out Your Decor - Once you upgrade your coastal decor with this authentic wooden collector’s Ship Wheel, hop on the water with Capt. Landon Enderson of Come and Wade It Guide Service. Donated by Capt. Landon Enderson.
Buono! Italian Feast - Up and coming star chefs Mike and Diane Probst will prepare a special homemade Italian meal for eight (8). Also included: a Tuscan themed painting, vintage cookbooks, Italian crystal, and aprons! Be prepared for an evening that will have you saying Bravoooo!!! Donated by Donna Townsend with Mike and Diane Probst.
Duck Hunt - Have a great time on a Duck Hunt with Capt. John Johnson of Laguna Salada Safaris.
Reel’em In! - Wow! Enjoy this guided 4-hour Fishing Trip for three (3) adults with “Just One More” Guide Capt. Phillip Durst. Package also includes a Mach Lews Crush SLP Baitcast Combo. Donated by Donna Townsend and Captain Durst.
Lottery Tree Winner Announced - Donated by Keller Williams Realty
- Pretty in Pearls - Enjoy this beautiful assortment of pink shells ready to decorate your home while wearing these lovely strands (2) of pearls. Donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- Rare Bird - This classic “Birder’s Guide” includes three (3) of his original Watercolors specially painted for the Rockport-Fulton Birder’s Guide in the late 1980s by the late Ed Fickett. Donated from archives.
- For the Birds - You’ll need to make a Hummingbird Cake to go with this beautifully multi-colored hummer inspired decorated glass cake stand and cover. Donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- Off to the Party! Handpainted Exclusive Pacific Rim China Bowl Set ready for your dip and chips of choice donated by Magnolia’s Two. Rustic Chalice Earrings by Kathryn Hayes, Ten13 Entertainment.
- Bird in a Gilded Frame - Background blue hues against this gold Baroque frame set off this beautiful blue and brown bird painting. Donated by Magnolia’s Two
- Jimmy B. Fans - Calling all Parrot Heads! Fly with parrot wine stopper, wine holder, decorator bird cage, plus a bottle of vino. Donated by Magnolia’s Two
- Oh Say Can You See - The winning bidder designates the day “Old Glory” will be flown over the Capitol. After that day, the flag will be shipped to you. Comes with a glass container in the shape of the Nation’s Capitol. Donated by Congressman Michael Cloud.
- Christmas in June! - Enjoy an early holiday session with this Santa's surprise package: Christmas Party Apron, Christmas puppy sweaters, paint yourself cheese tray, tree platters, etc. Anonymous Donor.
- Hmmm with the Hummers - Live and learn about our tiny feathered friends with these two passes to the 34th Annual HummerBird Celebration. Two Hummer T-Shirts and visor plus wine glass and coffee cup round out the package. Donated from the Chamber.
- Toast of the Coast - This logo inspired handmade glass piece created by late artist Brad Steiner (1980s) is one of a kind. Package includes original newspaper clippings of Stiners presentation and the slogan. Donated from archives.
- I make wine disappear… What’s your superpower? - Get your girl on with this stylish mesh gold purse and wine. Donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- These Heels are made for Walking - These whimsical and hot Betsy Johnson (Size 9) heels come with a necklace plus a matching key chain. Donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- Complicated Relationship - “Dear Wine, we had a deal… you were going to make me a smarter, sexier dancer… I saw the pictures… we need to talk.” Wine and wine holder donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- Two Spoonbills - Enjoy this photograph of one of our most beautiful Rockport birds, the Roseate Spoonbill. Photographer John Martell. Donated by Karen Mella, Realtor
- Fair Winds - When the time comes for Seafair you’ll be ready with this package for two including a three-day wristband, two t-shirts, and Seafair poster. Donated by the Chamber.
- Betsy’s Other Shoe - You’ll be stylin’ in Betsy Johnson (Size 9) Shoes with this stone edged green necklace. Donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- Rockport-Fulton Strong - Show some local pride with this Rockport-Fulton Package including coffee cup, pink T-shirt and RF gimme hat. Donated by the Chamber.
- Bountiful Bowl - This ceramic bowl adorns any table during the holiday or just for everyday meals. Donated by Magnolia’s Two and gift certificate donated by Fresco Eats.
- Fit for a Queen - This Ann Klein Handbag with accompanying jewelry is sure to upgrade your outfit while sipping wine (glass included) after being poured from this decorative royal like decanter. Donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- Crystal Decanter and Candy Dish with a Brighten Necklace donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- Queen for a Day - Grab this $100 Gift Card to spend anyway you want and Queen’s Purse, Earrings, etc. plus Tiara. Donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- Fake it to you Bake it - Who needs to know right? Get these Le Creuset casserole dishes and this basket “All Things Pecan” Donated by Cuero Pecan House.
- Bejeweled - Adorn yourself with these tropical beads and Dolphins necklace while staying hydrated. Donated by Magnolia’s Two with $50 Certificate from The Canteen, an alkaline water store.
- Show your Pride - This Americana Patriotic decorative package will get you ready for July 4th. Includes: large wood flag plus smaller red, white and blue wooden flag, heart shaped flag, star, and ribbon AND A $100 Gift Card to enjoy your holiday! Donated by Magnolia’s Two.
- Brighten Up Your Day - With this beautiful flower bouquet just ready for you to take home. Donated by Lulu’s Flowers.
- Basket of Goodies - Donated by Key Allegro Real Estate
- Make It Fancy Please! Fiestaware Table setting for four with accompanying pieces donated by The Dish House
- Rejuvenate. Reset. Glow! Offering glow inducing skin care producing beauty products in this Beauty Basket - Donated by Tora Skin and Wellness.
- Shell Mirror MeShe Art - Donated by Magnolia’s Two
- Nautical Art Piece donated by CBreeze Notary Service along with Custom DanyaHeck Design Sterling Silver Pearl Loop Earrings donated by Dana Kisel, Jux The Key - Eling Coastal Real Estate
- Leisure Time! Therapy Coloring Book donated by Diana Pardue. $25 Gift Certificate to Tropical Smoothie.
- Sand and Surf Ready - Enjoy this beach bag filled with $15 gift card, goodies and gourmet snacks, $25 gift card to Electrik Beach donated by Bella La Brew & Unique Boutique
- No Tellin’ what You’ll Find - With this $25 Gift Certificate and Coastal Art donated by the “Busted Pot Junk Museum”
- Pamper & Pub - Get your hair done at Avidity Salon and enjoy dinner with your gift certificate at Fulton Irish Pub.
- Creativity Rockport-Fulton style! No two shacks are identical. Win this Custom Bait Shack by Capt. Tom Ludlum.
- Board & Brush - This item was made just for you during a recent 3-hour studio workshop. Donated by Board & Brush Creative Studio in Rockport Plaza.
- Coast & Toast - Order your Charcuterie Board donated by Miranda Trevino of Coastal Charcuterie and toast to the coast with Champagne glasses and Prosecco donated by an anonymous donor.
- Purse & More - Enjoy this $25 Gift Card and purse donated by Dockside Trading Company. Candied Jalapenos donated by Connie Schubert.
- Survival of the Fittest! - You will love this …. $100 Treatment Credit for services along with three-oral vitamin sprays. Donated by SurvIVe Infusion & Wellness.
- Don’t Worry, Be Happy! Enjoy these TWO $50 Gift Cards to the CBD Trading Post and Granny Bee’s Candle donated by Texas By Design.
- Get Your RV Ready! RV services gift certificate donated by Scenic RV Services.
- Art! Oriental framed art donated by Madeline from Magnolia’s Two.
- Oceano! Top off your seafood meal setting with this Italian Pitcher & 2 Mugs donated by Russel and Kelli (Mayor) Cole.
- Drink in Peace - Enjoy this bottle of Graveyard Vineyard Wine donated by ACMSI Community Resources.
- Spice it Up! Italian made in Italy countertop decorative art and three pairs of elegant earrings donated by Russel and Kelli (Mayor) Cole.
- I'm All Ears for History! Basket donated by History Center for Aransas County. Silver Sand Dollar Earrings donated by Dana D. Kisel, Realtor of Eling Coastal Real Estate