22nd Annual Neches River Rendezvous has been CANCELED!

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Unfortunately we have had to cancel the Neches River Rendezvous due to the amount of rain we have received.  The water is too high at the river and there is not enough time for it to recede before June 1. For those of you have registered already, refunds are being sent.  


Women's Networking Luncheon

Published Monday, March 25, 2019

Wednesday, April 10th at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center


Women's Networking Luncheons are an opportunity for women in our community to get together to network and be inspired by other women.

Chastity Marie is our guest speaker and she will encourage us to become the best version of ourselves by using our unique stories and overcoming our limited beliefs.
Whether you are a career woman, stay-at-home-mom, or still trying to find your place in this world, this event is for you.

We will also be presenting the ATHENA Award to a deserving woman in our community who goes above and beyond to make this community and those around her better.

Ticket price is $12.
Call the Chamber office to reserve your spot 936-634-6644 or email

Bring a friend and be inspired to live your best life over lunch with girlfriends!


Chamber Golf Tournament on April 8th

Published Friday, March 22, 2019

Lace up your golf shoes and practice your putt.  The Chamber Golf Tournament is just around the corner.  Get your team of 4 together and bring your best golf game!


Athena Leadership Award Nomination Forms are Available Now!

Published Friday, March 8, 2019

The Athena Leadership Award is presented to woman who is honored for professional, excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.  Each year, Women’s Networking Luncheon will honor one Angelina County Woman who exudes these qualities. Nomination forms are now available.


99th Annual Chamber Banquet & meeting

Published Friday, December 21, 2018

We welcome you to join us as we celebrate the Chamber’s 99th year.  This is a time to celebrate all that the Chamber and its members have accomplished in the previous year and all that we hope to accomplish in the next year.  With a new Chamber President/CEO and new staff members, we look forward to new and innovative ideas on how we can better advocate to improve economic prosperity and the business environment in our community.

Highlights of the Evening :

-          Presentation of the Angelina Award, Golden Anvil Award and Diplomat of the Year

-          The Year in Review with 2018 Chairman, Jeff Todd

-          A look ahead at 2019 with incoming Chairman, Terry Morgan

Thursday, January 24, 2019

6:00PM | Reception

7:00PM | Dinner, Remarks & Awards

Pitser Garrison Convention Center

Individual Tickets | $50

Reserved Table | $600

Please RSVP by January 18 by calling the Chamber at 634-6644 or by emailing


Salute to Healthcare Banquet is Thursday, November 8

Published Monday, October 22, 2018

The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 11th Annual Salute to Healthcare banquet on Thursday, November 8th at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center.

The annual banquet honors the medical and healthcare professionals we have in Angelina County.  An award ceremony recognizes the exemplary achievements of several individuals in the local medical community.  Four awards are given: Nurse of the Year, Healthcare Professional of the Year, Individual of Merit, and a special Lifetime Achievement Award. 

This year’s banquet features guest speaker, Dr. Jeremy Lyon, a retired superintendent of Frisco ISD who has had a 31 year career in education. 



Chamber Announces New President

Published Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Tara Watson-Watkins has been selected as the Chamber’s new President and CEO. After an extensive search, the Chamber’s Board of Directors has voted to approve Watson-Watkins for the position. She will assume responsibilities in July.


Chamber Board Appoints Interim President

Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce Board appointed Jane Ainsworth as Interim President/CEO of the Chamber. This announcement comes after current President Jim Johnson announced his resignation in March. Her term as Interim President/CEO will begin on Monday, April 16th.