Reflections on a Remarkable Day at Gault - Dec. 2nd, 2023
As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Gault thrives on the steadfast support of our members, dedicated supporters, growing public interest, and the strengthened bonds cultivated through collaborations. Balancing our multifaceted commitments to education, research, and conservation, we consistently strive to express our gratitude to those who stand by us. What better way to extend our appreciation than by hosting a festive holiday BBQ at the Gault site?
The resounding success of Gault Day, which saw the enthusiastic participation of over 120 guests, is a testament to the vibrant community that surrounds and uplifts us. The celebration kicked off at 1 pm with two engaging tour groups, setting the stage for an enjoyable 3 pm to 4 pm BBQ and refreshment period. Franklin's BBQ added a delectable touch to the festivities, leaving everyone in awe of the culinary delights. Our heartfelt thanks extend to Real Ale Brewery from Blanco, Texas, and 7 Creeks Winery from Burnet, Texas, for their generous contributions, enhancing the overall experience.
Acknowledging the strength in collaboration, we express deep gratitude to our esteemed education partners: Tales N’ Trails Museum, Bell County Museum, Williamson County Museum, Bullock Museum, the Salado Chamber of Commerce, and the Florence Chamber of Commerce. Their collective efforts contribute immeasurably to our shared mission.
While we understand that not everyone could join us on Gault Day, the anticipation for our next event resonates strongly. Buoyed by the triumph of this gathering and with a hopeful outlook, we are already in the planning stages for our upcoming event in early 2024. We invite you to stay tuned for what promises to be another memorable occasion where we can come together, celebrate our shared interests, and continue building lasting connections.
Once again, I want to thank these businesses and individuals for their major assistance for our Gault Day!
- John Zamora, Jr. - King Daddy Distribution
- Brad Farbstein - Real Ale Brewery
- Carole Horne – 7 Creeks Winery
- Aaron Franklin - Franklins BBQ
- Gabriel Lewis – Bartender
In appreciation and anticipation,
Dr. Sergio J. Ayala
The Gault School of Archaeological Research
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