Public Relations

ABC Helps Its Members to Better Our Communities

Public Relations Committee

The ABC Public Relations Committee supports local charities and gives back to our local communities.  Not only does this better our communities, but in doing so, they project a positive image of ABC and their members to the general public to enhance the business opportunities for merit shop contractors, suppliers and their associates.  This committee supports local charitable organizations through activities such and Food and Toy Drives and charitable donations through fund-raising events such as the annual Barbecue Cook-Off.

Meets:  2nd Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m.

Chair:  Haley Smith, Performance Contractors

Christmas 2019 Care Packages Deliveredl

Military Moms & Wives of Brazoria County DELIVER

With donations from the 2019 ABC Cook Off, Military Moms and Wives sent thousands of care packages to our US troops.  When this first batch arrived, troops were cheered with the holiday spirit!  In return, they received a warm note of appreciation:   "Thank you very much for the more than a hundred care packages in time for Christmas.  Our troops feel valued of your gifts.  -CH Ron"

2019 Holiday Food Drive Donations to Three Local Food Pantries

The ABC Public Relations Committee presented three local pantries with food donations and cash in the amount of $450 each.  Brazosport Cares, Interfaith Food Basket, and St. Thomas Center serve different cities in Brazoria County by providing nutritious food to families in need.  The ABC Public Relations Committee collects donations and raises funds every year for the ABC Holiday Food Drive, and ABC members always deliver with generosity.  



ABC Toy Drive Donation 2019

ABC Members are well-known for their community involvement and generosity, and the ABC Public Relations Committee made a big difference with the ABC Holiday Toy Drive this year.  Working in conjunction with the Freeport Police Department, the  inventory in Santa’s Workshop was overflowing.  The Freeport Police Department and their volunteers set up a store, complete with stockings and a gift wrap station where parents in need can shop for toys based on what they can afford to pay.  Others are offered the opportunity to exchange volunteer work  to be able to shop in the toy store for gifts.  In this way, families in need are able to buy presents for their children to have under the tree on Christmas morning.  This program lifts the spirits of all who participate.  With the recent loss of Freeport’s Junior Officer Abigail Arias, Operation Blue Santa was a blessing, cheering those who worked on the project.  The program brings happiness to children not only in Freeport, but all over Brazoria County;        something Officer Arias would be very pleased about.  Thank to ABC Members, the ABC Public Relations Committee, and to the Freeport PD Blue Santa Program for having a positive impact on our community this holiday season, and all through the year.


2019 Charitable Donations Thanks to ABC Member Companies

ABC Public Relations Donates $16,000 To Area Charitable Organizations


On August 13, 2019, the ABC Public Relations Committee presented charitable fund donations from the proceeds of the 2019 ABC Cook-off as follows:

Terri Willis

Terri Willis of Brazoria County Dream Center receives $5000.00 from ABC Public Relations Committee


Carolyn Brooks and Karen McFatter of Military Moms and Wives of Brazoria County receive $5,000.00 from ABC Public Relations Committee


Christy Frey and Diane Larson of Brazosport Cares/PowerPacks receive $5,000.00 from ABC Public Relations Committee


The Public Relations Committee made a donation towards the ABC Christmas Holiday Food Drive - $1,000.00