A 97 Year Tradition: The Annual Chamber Banquet & Meeting

A 97 Year Tradition: The Annual Chamber Banquet & Meeting

Published Monday, January 9, 2017

LUFKIN, TEXAS (January 6, 2017)… Join the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce for the 97th Annual Chamber Banquet and Meeting presented by Premier Kia.   For 97 years, the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce has supported the local economy through its dedication to local businesses and the community.  The 97th Annual Chamber and Banquet will be held on January 26, 2017 at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center.

The banquet will feature a reception time sponsored by Lee TranServices. Socialize with fellow members and friends while enjoying a variety of beverages.  Presenting sponsor, Premier Kia, will have a display of new Kias during the reception. Check out the newest models Premier Kia has to offer, and envision yourself in a brand new Kia!

Following the reception, a steak dinner will be catered by Square Shooters. This year’s program celebrates the achievements of the Chamber in the last year with Past Chairman, Gene Lee, and looks forward to the new year with the 2017 Chairman, Codie Jenkins.

The Chamber will be recognizing two members of the community during an awards presentation of the Angelina Award and the Golden Anvil Award.  The Angelina Award recognizes an individual’s lifetime achievements and the Golden Anvil recognizes a member or organization in the community for their outstanding service.  These awards give us an opportunity to recognize the various people who make the community great through their volunteerism and service.

The reception begins at 6:00pm and the banquet will take place at 7:00pm. Tickets are on sale now, and seating is limited. Reserved tables for 8 are $600 and individual tickets are $50. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact JRoberson@LufkinTexas.org or (936) 634-6644.

We would like to thank our Presenting Sponsor Premier Kia; Gold Sponsors Citizens National Bank, CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial, Lockheed Martin; Silver Sponsors First Bank & Trust East Texas, Lee TranServices, Inc., Whataburger; Reception sponsor Lee TranServices; and Media Sponsor KTRE TV 9.