Bonham Visitors Center is here to help guide visitors and tour groups to the many attractions, museums, and events in and around the City of Bonham, Texas and surrounding Fannin County. Dating back to 1837, we are one of the oldest cities in Texas. Visit the Fannin County Museum of History to see how Bonham was started and has changed over the last one hundred and eighty plus years. Offering restaurants for dining with friends and family, Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts for a special get-away, our quaint little city is an amazing jewel just an hour north of Dallas.

Most notable from here is former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Sam Rayburn. We are home to the Sam Rayburn Library and Museum and the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site, Mr. Sam’s former home. One of our new attractions is the Barn Quilt Trail. It’s the largest in Texas and offers hours of sightseeing enjoyment. Be sure to plan to visit Bonham, Tx on your next trip.

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‘First Timers’ welcomed to Bonham Manufacturers’ Roundtable # 12
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In a “Roundtable” gathering at lunchtime Thursday afternoon May 16h notable for a number of ‘firsts’ Mayor Roy Floyd was joined by Star Brock – who was standing in for Tongrun International’s senior North American executive Brandt Strieby – along with local Tongrun team members in hosting the latest round of the thrice yearly Bonham Manufacturers’ Roundtable.
This was the first time the Roundtable was held at a Bonham plant north of US Hwy 82.
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Among the first timers welcomed to Roundtable #12 were Cindy Fotenberry, Business Services Facilitator at the Fannin County Workforce Center, Brandt Beland, Right Pointe’s new Plant Manager on his fourth day on the job here in Bonham, Ramiro Trevino and Gregorio Medina, the dynamic management team behind the on-going relocation & expansion of Dairy Manufacturing from Prosper to Bonham.
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First timer Fannin County Judge Randy Moore shared an update on exterior courthouse restoration activities and the impending transfer of Lake Fannin and assorted USDA properties in Fannin County to the County. Attendees heard a project update specially prepared for them by NTMWD staff about Bois D’Arc Lake construction.
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City Manager Sean Pate was joined by Brad Nichols, Bonham HR Manager who was attending his first Mfgs’ Roundtable as he helped welcome Bonham High School alum & former baseball teammate Dr. Jeremy McMillen, Ph.D., President of Grayson College.
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As workforce and the tight industrial labor market continues to be a challenge for all area employers Dr. McMillen and his Grayson College team (Dr. Dava Washburn, Kim Williams and Djuna Forrester) all addressed aspects of how Grayson College plays a pivotal role as a local resource in training current and future workforce members!
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In a further illustration of just how challenging the TEXOMA workforce is Clayton Bonham’s long time facility plant manager Kip Thrush introduced new ‘Team Member Experience Manager’ and Roundtable first timer Terese Kane as an innovative approach Clayton has established in an effort to enhance productivity, experience and recruitment.
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As an investment in ‘Future Workforce’ BEDCO announced a $300 contribution to the Bonham Public Library’s summer reading program. The BEDCO board was represented by Board President Emily Porter and Executive Director of Economic Development Steve Filipowicz, Library Director John Hayden represented the Bonham Public Library.
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Firms represented at this iteration of Bonham’s Mfgs’ Roundtable included: 4R Coatings LLC, Clayton-Bonham, Dairy Manufacturing, Kelso Technologies, Renlita Doors, Tongrun International, Right Pointe, and VPG - Ferti-lome.. The next Bonham Manufacturers’ Roundtable is forecasted for some time in October.
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Kindly direct questions or comments about this release to Steve Filipowicz : sfilipowicz@cityofbonham.org or 903.583.7555 Ext 107
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Attached photos courtesy Michael Posselt, BEDCO Tech Intern, #30#
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SAVE THE DATE!

WHAT: Bank of Windom Historic Marker Dedication Ceremony

WHEN: Saturday June 15 at 11:00 AM

WHERE: Bank of Windom building. 501 Main Street, Windom, TX

The Bank of Windom received historic designation from the Texas Historical Commission during the 2018 approval cycle. I recently received the historic marker and will hold a marker dedication ceremony on the above date and time at the historic building.

Many of you know how much restoring and preserving this historic structure means to me and the Town of Windom. I would love for you to come and share this special occasion with Karen, and me.
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*** FREE & FRESH PRODUCE in Fannin County **

Like a market on wheels, the North Texas Food Bank's Mobile Pantry Truck travels North Texas to deliver nutritious food, including fresh produce and refrigerated items, directly to communities with high need.

On Friday, May 31, 2019, The NTFB Mobile Pantry Truck will be in Fannin County at the following locations during the listed times:

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BONHAM - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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1️⃣: Bonham Civic Center (Armory)
1100 W. 5th Street, Bonham, TX 75418

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HONEY GROVE - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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2️⃣: West Side Baptist Church
912 Commerce St. W, Honey Grove, TX 75446

For more information, contact Tere Curtis, Fannin County Family Crisis Center - (903) 583-7694 - terefcfcc@frontier.com

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The North Texas Food Bank's mission is to bridge the gap between hunger and abundance by quickly moving fresh, perishable and other frozen grocery products to high need populations through partnerships with sponsors, member agencies, volunteers and product donors.
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