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.


Chamber & EDP Board Pass Resolutions in Support of Lufkin ISD Bond Election

Published Monday, March 5, 2018

The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce and the Lufkin/Angelina County Economic Development Partnership (LACEDP) passed a resolution stating their support of the Lufkin ISD Bond Election. After a series of discussions, each board unanimously passed the resolution.


Leadership Lufkin Applications are now open

Published Thursday, March 1, 2018

Applications are now available for the 37th Leadership Lufkin class (2018-2019) Interested candidates will be able to access the application, brochure, and tentative schedule on-line at, or come by the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce. 


Brookshire Brothers Partners with Rosie to Bring eCommerce to East Texas

Published Friday, February 16, 2018

Brookshire Brothers announces the launch of its on-line shopping solution Brookshire Brothers Anywhere. The service, powered by Rosie, provides convenient, easy to use, time saving shopping for folks in Angelina County. The service starts Monday, February 19th with curbside pick-up at its Chestnut and Frank Street locations and delivery within 15 miles of the Frank Street store.