Houstonian creates Facebook page to help rodeo vendors, a year later it’s thriving
HOUSTON – When the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo was canceled in 2020, many businesses worried they would not make it. This year has proven to be another hurdle for rodeo vendors. “At the time, it was called Houston Rodeo Vendors 2020,” Adams. It’s since grown and now called “Texas Festival Vendors” on Facebook, an online page where vendors can share their products. For more information, visit the Texas Festival Vendors Facebook group.
Rodeo vendors react to rodeo closed again in 2021
Southwest Houston – Amid the cancelation of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, many vendors are extremely disappointed. Brookwood Community, a community with over 200 adults who are living with disabilities, makes products to sell at the Houston Rodeo every year. It’s the highlight of the year to be able to come to the rodeo,” said Jana Mullins of Brookwood Community. Crystal Cummings has been a rodeo vendor for eleven years with her shop, Accessorize in Style. AdTo support the Brookwood Community, click here.
Rodeo vendor donates huge inventory of food to Houston Food Bank
HOUSTON – The Houston Food Bank is receiving a big donation from a Houston Rodeo vendor after the rodeo was canceled Wednesday. RCS Carnival Group announced Friday plans to donate items, including unused bread, produce, dairy and some meats. This donation will feed thousands of families through the Houston Food Bank that was intended to be sold at the rodeo carnival, said Dominic Palmieri, the owner of RCS Carnival Group. Houston Food Bank will remain operational while utilizing the best available safety precautions, according to Greene. Want to help Houston Rodeo vendors?