Tyler Rose Letter from Chairman of the Board

    We are slowly leaving the wintery months and entering the spring season and our city’s most beautiful months.  Aside from the beauty of the Azalea Trails, roses, blue bonnets, and Indian paintbrushes, not to mention pollen, ragweed, and the usual spring allergies, thee just something about the increase in daylight and the thought of warmer temperatures just around the corner.

    With that said, I can assure you that the Chamber committees have been hard at work since October progressing on their work plan, all aimed at enhancing the effectiveness and quality of life of all east Texans.  I am more impressed than ever at the intensity, quality, and sheer willpower of those who serve on Chamber committees   The leadership is as good as anywhere in the State as is the effort our volunteers put in to insuring we live in the last great place.  We are all proud Texans, even those of us who moved here as fast as we could.   Thanks to all who selflessly serve on committees and leadership roles for our Chamber. 

     Those who are not currently on a committee, please take time to attend one or more of the events coming up.  You’ll be glad you did!

    Thank you,

    Howard Y. Patterson   |  Chairman 2017-2018


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