Dixon named Ambassador of the Year
Cil Dixon was named Bridge City Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year at their annual banquet and meeting held Thursday at The Palms in Orange.
Dixon has been a part of Bridge City’s service organizations for the past 20 years. She has been involved in everything from PTA to the Athletic Booster Club. Dixon served as a site based committee member for the district at Hatton Elementary and Bridge City Intermediate. She has been the Vice President, Treasurer and held numerous chairmanships for the Bridge City PTA over 25 years and is a life member of Texas PTA also having served as a field rep on the Area Texas PTA Board. She has held several chairmanships for the Cardinal Athletic Booster Club.
In the past 2 years Cil has been involved with CASA (court appointed special advocates) as a Confidential Volunteer. Since 2006, she has been involved with the Bridge City Chamber Ambassadors and attended Golden Triangle Days in Austin, in February 2007 as a volunteer.
Keeping to her Bridge City roots, Dixon has also served on the Friends of the Bridge City Public Library board as President, Vice President, Treasurer, and a regular board member.
She and her husband, Sherby, have been Youth Directors at First Assembly of God in Bridge City, Youth Leaders at Community Church in Orange, and Family Life Group Leaders at their current church, Commonground Community Church in Bridge City.
Dixon has always been behind the scenes willing to do whatever needed to be done, whether it was unloading, washing dishes or cleaning. hey never needed the limelight, nor recognition for the things they have done.
She and her husband are “home grown” and can be seen at most events, whether to support the team or work a fundraiser with a smile on her face and a positive attitude.
Cil has been married to Sherby for 28 years. They have four children; Letisha, 26, Desiree’ 24, Maegan 21, and Todd 18. She worked for Mike Johnson Homes for 14 years before becoming the BCISD’s Athletic Director’s secretary, summer of 2008.
The chamber of commerce thanked Dixon for all of her hard work, commitment and willingness to do whatever the job takes. She was even at the chamber Thursday morning, taking comp time from work to see what she could do to help for that evening.