'Best Place to Raise Kids in Texas' 
         by Bloomberg 2011
Taking care of business & building our community!

In the Spotlight -  Expectations Gymnastics, Cheer & Dance

This weeks In The Spotlight features Expectations Gymnastic, Cheer & Dance. Expectations is owned and operated by local resident Jana Carpenter.  Jana began teaching gymnastics in 1983 and has 32 years experience in gymnastics, dance and cheer.  Expectations has been a member of Gatesville Chamber of Commerce for 7 years.  Expectations Gymnastic, Cheer & Dance is a 12,000 square foot gym filled with spring flooring, trampolines, tumble track, bounce house and lots of other equipment.  In addition there is a full mirrored dance room upstairs covered with Marley Dance Foam flooring.  Plus lots of office spaces and multipurpose rooms to rent.   We offer tumbling classes for kids walking through college; competitive cheer teams; competitive dance teams; dance classes; boys fitness and gymnastic classes from K-12th.   Our Birthday Parties are a big hit and can be booked on Thursdays and Saturdays.  Privates Lessons in Dance and Gymnastics are also available.

Expectations' Gift Shop is every girls dream shop filled with jewelry, purses, scarves, stuff animals, cheer bows, head bands, picture frames, shorts, dance wear, gymnastic wear, etc. 

The experienced staff at Expectations makes for a Positive, Christian atmosphere.   Instructors are Chance Pharriss, Cheerleader, from Tarleton State University; Brittany Bratcher, Dancer, from University of Texas; Amanda Martin, Cheerleader, from University of Mary Hardin Baylor; Lori Young Anderson, Tarleton State University; Tori Taylor from San Angelo; Lexi Hall from Gatesville High School; Jana Carpenter, Cheerleader, from Tarleton State University, Coached Cheerleaders at UMHB, and is currently judging Competitive Cheer Team Competitions for UCA.

Expectations is a great place to go if your wanting to learn cheer, dance, or gymnastics or if your little one just wants to play on the equipment (Expectations offers open gym to children on Monday morning from 10-11 am).  Expectations is also now offering trampoline fitness classes for kids, teens, and adults.  Call Jana Carpenter at Expectations Gymnastics, Cheer & Dance for all your tumbling, dancing, cheering, and fitness needs.  Expectations Gymnastics, Cheer & Dance 2315 Osage Rd, 254.493.8004.


Stars of 2014 - Membership Banquet

Congratulations to all the business's that were nominated for the Stars of 2014.  To see who Gatesville chose as their Stars of 2014 and to congratulate the winner of the 2014 Citizen of the Year come to the Annual Membership Banquet at the Turnersville Community Center on Feb. 13, 2015 at 6:30 in the evening.  Chamber Members may attend for free and all others can purchase a ticket at the Chamber Depot for $10.

Business of the Year Nominees  

Lone Star Tire & Auto

f8 tech, LLC

Exchange Club

Valet Cleaners 

Graves Florist

New Business of the Year Nominees

The Paint Store

The Ranch

Customer Service of the Year Nominees

Double S Plumbing

Angelic Heirlooms

f8 tech, LLC

Davidson Auto Parts

Stars of 2013
it was a great night celebrating Deep In The Heart of Texas Gatesville Chamber Annual Membership Dinner, February 6th at Texas Station Event Center.  2013 Business & Community awards were presented, 2013 Directors and Volunteers were recognized and 2014 Directors and Volunteers announced. Thanks to everyone that came for a relaxed night of fun with Chamber friends and congratulations to these outstanding members!  Find us on Facebook for event photos.

2013 Business of the Year  
Resale Shop, Benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Gatesville

2013 New Business of the Year  
The Lunchbox Cafe

2013 Best Customer Service  
Gore Real Estate Group

2013 Citizen of the Year
Marvin Dean & Jackie Whittenburg

2013 Chamber Ambassador of the Year

Julie Matthews

2013 Chamber Director of the Year
Shelly Haferkamp

Upcoming events

Junior Ambassador Program
Watch the video and find out more information about VIDEO~What's Junior Ambassadors!  High school students interested in enrolling can pick up a packet from the GHS Main Office the first week of school.

Download the Ft Hood Waiver.pdf for your student to participate in the Fort Hood Tour May 2, 2014.  Submit to HS office, or Chamber office by Wednesday April 30th.  Submit via email at mailto:info@gatesvillechamber.com.

Hunting Lease Information
If you would like to be added to the email distribution list send us your email address.  Any time a new listing is available an email will be sent to you automatically. mailto:info@gatesvillechamber.com

Do you have property available for lease?  Hunters contact our office weekly in search of a lease in this region.  Submit your lease information and we will share.  Submit Lease Details Here!

Visiting Soon or Relocating
Let us help you locate a hotel, motel, R.V. park, as well as things to do and places to shop and eat while you are here. 

This website is your resource for information on housing, utilities, education, medical facilities, recreation and entertainment, shopping, dining, and much more.  A free Community Guide is available at The Cotton Belt Depot Visitors Center, or you can request one today.

Request a Community Guide

Recent blog posts

09 Oct 2014 11:01 AM • Amanda Summers
21 May 2014 2:41 PM • Amanda Summers

Sign up for Gatesville Online
If you would like email updates on community activities, events, meetings and more submit your email address.

Subscribe to E-Newsletter

Follow Us

© Gatesville Chamber of Commerce
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software