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June 24, 2013

BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL: Awards, conferences, networking, oh my!

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JACKSONVILLE — June Chamber After-Hours a success

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours was held June 17 at Bateman’s Tire & Auto located at 1603 South Bolton in Jacksonville, Texas. Bateman Tire & Auto is the place to go for all your vehicle needs such as: tires, oil change, car repair, car maintenance as well as state inspections.

There were many door prizes and winners during the event: Jacksonville College donated bag of goodies that was won by Carol Stanfill of Gypsy Décor, Heritage Home Health donated a bag of goodies that was won by Mikey Barnett of Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, 501 Automotive donated two gift cards that were won by David Butler of Peoples Church and Kaitlyn Cole with Austin Bank, Hospice of East Texas donated two cups that were won by Martha Bevel who volunteers at Love’s Lookout Visitor Center and Will Cumbee with Jacksonville College, Hospice of East Texas also donated a notebook who was won by Kyle Pickett with Verizon, Carey Lake Ranch donated two shirts that were won by Nelva Rangel with Austin Bank and Debbie Kerzee with Mark Kerzee Insurance, Austin Bank donated a portfolio that went to Gilbert Baker of Baker Insurance and Financial Services, Bateman Tire & Auto gave away a free oil change which was won by Tam Clark with Tyler Junior College.  The Chamber $50 cash drawing was held and Robin Butt – Boogie Butt Productions wasn’t able to attend so the next drawing will be $100 and held at Jacksonville Title Company.  The next event will be held on July 9.

For additional information about Business After Hours, contact Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce at 903-586-2217.

 Reporter Jo Anne Embleton is filling in for Ben Tinsley this week. Please email business story ideas to editor@jacksonvilleprogress.com

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