“It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.”
- Tom Brokaw
Eighth grade students exploring careers
The third Download the Future Eighth Grade Career Fair is 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12 in the SFA William R. Johnson Coliseum. All county schools and Nacogdoches I.S.D. are invited to participate. The purpose of the event for students to learn what careers are available for them after high school and/or college and what education and training those careers require.
“More businesses are needed to participate as exhibitors,” Dr. Judy Abbott, Education committee chair and dean of SFASU James I. Perkins College of Education said. “Discuss the education, certification or degrees needed to work in your industry and the steps students need to take through high school and beyond. The career fair is an opportunity for you to connect with future customers and employees, too.”
Download the Future is a partnership between the Nacogdoches County Chamber, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO), GenTX and county school districts and sponsored by Brookshire Brothers. Look for the vendor registration form in this mailing packet, or contact Megan Kelley at email@example.com.
What’s going on at Regents Academy
Discover more about the school that offers a classical Christian curriculum at Alive After Five hosted by Regents Academy, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 200 N.E. Stallings Dr. See what students really do in and out of the classroom and the role this school has in the community.
Headmaster David Bryant, faculty and board members invite you to attend for a time to network at the come-and-go reception that gives every Chamber member a chance to meet and greet others in business. Bring your business cards! Enjoy tasty treats including barbecue sliders provided by the Barbecue House and enter for a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD. All Chamber members are entered in the $600 cash drawing, but you must be present to win.
More membership benefits
Log in to your online membership listing and improve the webpage that your customers can view. Post Hot Deals, Member to Member Deals, Job Openings, Events and add search Keywords. At nacogdoches.org, click Membership Directory and find Unlimited Designs for an improved basic listing. Call the Chamber for more information on an enhanced listing - see Hampton Inn & Suites and Hotel Fredonia for enhanced level examples!
What to expect for workers and workplaces
The following joined the Chamber between June 27 and Oct. 28. Be sure to welcome all as new Chamber members. Go to nacogdoches.org for contact information for all Chamber members.
Advanced Chiropractic Center
Advancing At Home Healthcare, LLC
Advantage Plus Homecare
Antiques on Main
Arlis Hibbard, M.D.
Beth Jones Medical Massage
C.J. Baxter Group, LLC
Charles Pool Real Estate Inc. - Daniel Alders
Dollheads (A Paul Mitchell Focus Salon)
Ducks Unlimited SFA Chapter
Forestar Group Inc.
Francis Concrete Contractor & Stamping
Grandough Baking Company
Harold's House - East Texas Alliance for Children
Hopkins Wrecker Service
Jack In the Box
Nacogdoches Guild of Ballet and Dance
Nacogdoches Massage Station
Napolis Italian Restaurant
Online French Teacher/Premier Jeweler
Piney Woods Live Magazine
Pineywoods Presbyterian Church
Rogelio Garcia-Cavazos, M.D.
Space Walk of East Texas
Studer / Lane / Hinckley Orthodontists
Texas Size Bling
Presses roll soon on 2014 Chamber directory!
… and you are in the book! All members should have recently received a proof verification form via email. And you want to be in the ‘know,’ so we need to ‘know’ how to reach you - email, phone, snail mail or fax - your customers and potential clients need to be able to reach you in the format that makes the most sense for them. Please give us your most current information.
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