Bridge City Chamber of Commerce announces banquet
The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce’s 50th annual banquet and meeting
will be Feb.5 at The Palms, 4121 Interstate 10 in Orange. Entertainment
and social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7. The meal
will be catered by Van Choate, owner of Tuffy’s and Hushpuppy
of newly-appointed directors will be part of the annual meeting.
Citizen of the Year will be announced, along with Business of the Year.
50 years, all chamber members in good standing prior to Hurricane Ike
will receive one free ticket for the banquet. Motiva provided grant
money after Hurricane Ike. A portion of it has been dedicated for this
year’s celebration. The company wanted to help Bridge City Chamber
members hit hard by the storm, still rebuilding or just getting back to
business after the disaster.
Additional tickets are available for
$25 each. Call the office to reserve your spot. Seating is limited to
200. Tickets will be first come, first serve. You will be asked to pick
them up within 24 hours of reserving them. No tickets will be available
at the door.
The Historical Museum and offices of the chamber were
not fully-engulfed by the storm surge. Some exterior damage did take
place but the water did not get inside the building. Beams and floor
joists were affected.
The BC Chamber is dedicated to helping the
town rebuild after the destruction of Ike, through networking and
support. Business owners are invited to contact office staff and let
them know your progress. Forward flyers and other information to the
Send nominations for Business and Citizen of the Year by noon, Jan. 23. Nomination forms must be in writing.
are also accepted for Employee of the Month and Business of the Month,
celebrated at socials on second Wednesdays. The next chamber coffee
will be at the chamber office at 8 a.m. Jan. 14, hosted by Kirk
Ellender and the Edward Jones staff. The public is invited for
networking and fellowship.
The chamber not only accepts business and corporate membership, as individuals are welcome to join.
more information, call the chamber at 735-5671 or mail to 150 W.
Roundbunch Road, Bridge City, 77611 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.