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.


Governor Appoints Melinda Moore To Product Development And Small Business Incubator Board

Published Monday, February 12, 2018

Chamber of Commerce Board member, Melinda Moore, has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Product Development and Small Business Incubator. Click here to view the full press release! 


Leadership Tomorrow Applications

Published Thursday, January 25, 2018

Applications are now available  for submission to the 2018-2019 class. Don’t miss this one-time chance to have this experience during your junior year of high school!  All applications are due by March 28, 2018.  


Candidate Forum

Published Friday, January 19, 2018

A Local Candidate Forum will be held on February 7, 2018 at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center, hosted by the Lufkin/Angelina Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee, the Young Professionals of Angelina County, and The Lufkin News.