The Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Board of Directors Retreat sponsored by Tipton Ford, Inc. on July 14. Chamber Directors met for a day of training, idea sharing and setting the business plan for the chamber’s 2011-2012 year. From left are incoming chairman Lee Smith, Axley & Rode, L.L.P.; current chairwoman Francis Spruiell, Austin Bank, Texas – N.A.; and event sponsor Neal Slaten, Tipton Ford, Inc.