Chamber hosts annual banquet


The Marion County Chamber of Commerce invites every­one to attend the Chamber’s Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet on Tuesday, September 5, at The Old Fashion Hamburger Store, 101 Market St. in Jefferson. A steak buffet is planned and the restaurant will be closed to the public to accommodate the Chamber event.

Take this opportunity to enjoy food and fellowship with fel­low citizens while receiving updates from the offices of our congressional and state representatives. A highlight of the evening will be the awards presented to some of the Jefferso­nians who faithfully serve our city.

Award nominees this year for Small Business of the Year are Auntie Skinner’s Riverboat Club, Brownrigg Insurance and H&H Hardware. Large Business of the Year nominees are Brookshire’s, Master Woodcraft and Norbord, while Non-Profit of the Year nominees are First United Methodist Church, Jefferson Lions Club and the Women of Jefferson Or­ganization. Individual award finalists are Police Chief Gary Amburn, Jessie Walker, Tony & Marsha Jones, Angie Hudson and William Smith.

Contact the Chamber office at 903-665-2672, or visit the Chamber office at 115 N. Polk St. to make your reservation. Advance tickets are $20; tickets at the door are $25; a table for eight may be reserved for $150. Social hour begins at 5:30, with the buffet at 6:30.

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