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Chamber Blood Drive

Published Monday, July 19, 2021

Help us save lives by donating blood at the Life Saving Blood Drive @ the Chamber on Tuesday, July 27 from 10 AM – 4 PM.

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Chamber University: High Performance Teams

Published Thursday, June 10, 2021

Jeremy Yancey, Lead Pastor at Timber Creek Church, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming Chamber University, hosted by the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The seminar titled “High Performance Teams” will begin at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Timber Creek Coffee Company, 2021 S. John Redditt Dr., Lufkin.

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National Volunteer Week

Published Friday, April 23, 2021

Lufkin/Angelina County has an array of civic and service organizations, including two Lions Clubs, three Rotary Clubs, Pilots, Business and Professional Women, a Junior League and many others. These organizations provide for a variety of needs and interests and a myriad of volunteer opportunities. As National Volunteer Week is celebrated this week, we wanted to highlight local nonprofits that have opportunities for volunteers to help those in need, earn service hours, or simply give back to the community. 

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FREE COVID-19 VACCINES AVAILABLE FOR ADULTS 18+

Published Wednesday, March 31, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines are available for registered adults ages 18 and up through the Deep East Texas Partnership. Clinics located in Angelina, Polk and San Augustine counties are offering shots to those who sign up to receive available vaccines. Appointments are available for the upcoming shot clinic, Thursday, April 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Lufkin’s Pitser Garrison Convention Center. There is no charge to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  

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Preparing Tomorrow’s Legacies Today

Published Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Joe Ceasar is making a big impact on Lufkin/Angelina County. Raised in Houston, now calling Lufkin home, Ceasar launched the nonprofit organization, Legacy Institute for Financial Education (LIFE), in 2014, alongside his wife, Allanah with longtime friends, Kenton and LeRonda Lockhart. LIFE is a unique experiment that is designed to address not only the lack of financial knowledge with regard to personal finance, but also to alleviate the pervasive fear of investing by those who have not been taught how to do so. With multiple programs benefiting the youth and young adults of Angelina County, LIFE is becoming a force of good in East Texas. Keep reading to learn more about Joe, LIFE, and how the community can get involved with its mission.

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Now Taking Nominations for 2021 Small Business of the Year Awards

Published Friday, January 8, 2021

Nominations for the 2021 Small Business of the Year Awards are due by Friday, February 5th at 5PM. The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce is recognizing and honoring a company in each of three separate “Small Business” categories.

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The Chamber's Favorite Things Wrap-Up

Published Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Throughout December, we were humming the classic holiday tune, "My Favorite Things." With shopping lists long and not sure where to begin buying gifts this holiday season, we launched the Chamber's Favorite Things. Beginning December 1 through December 24, we highlighted a favorite shop or restaurant on Facebook and Instagram to share ideas on what to buy and where to go to find something special for local shoppers this holiday. To tie a bow on a successful shopping season, we gathered our favorite places in one place for you to keep browsing throughout 2021.

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Chamber Receives 5-Star Accreditation

Published Thursday, November 12, 2020

The United States Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting this week, awarded the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce with a 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.

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