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April 29, 2013

BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL: Rusk’s ‘Purple Chicken’ puts the ‘BUKKAAWWWW’ in business



Cherokee Real Estate Company Inc. and Jorge Aragon Farmers Insurance recently hosted a special Jacksonville Chamber of COmmerce Business After Hours event April 19 — an affair that was catered by Super Gallo Mercado with music from Boogie Butt Productions.

There were door prizes galore, including baskets, potted plants and gift cards.  

Business After Hours is designed to present networking opportunities to local business people.


It's about that time to fill out the nomination form for the Jacksonville's Chamber of Commerce;s “Industry Of The Year.”

If you do not have a nomination form, you can contact  the chamber at  903-586-2217 or coordinator@jacksonvilletexas.com. Their website is www.jacksonvilletexas.com.


The chamber also is looking  for arts and crafts vendors to showcase merchandise at the June 8 Tomato Fest.

Anyone interested should please contact the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce by May 24 at 903-586-2217 or coordinator@jacksonvilletexas.com. Their website is www.jacksonvilletexas.com.


While on the topic of Tomato Fest, it should also be noted that the Eighth Annual Chili’s Street Dance is slated to begin at 7 p.m. June 8, at Chili’s, 1225 S. Jackson.

Entertainment will be provided by Lady Chazz & the Tramps. Mark your calendars and come enjoy great food and music at Chili’s Street Dance. The event is sponsored by Autry Design, Bill McCrae Ford, Boogie Butt Productions, Chili’s, Oncor, Stream Global Services, Suddenlink, Superior Health Plan, Texas Lottery Commission, Trinity Mother Frances Hospital-Jacksonville, and Walmart.

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