Chamber To Celebrate 55 Years At Upcoming Annual Banquet

March 5, 2018
Suzanne Williams

Everyone is invited to attend the Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber Annual Banquet. The banquet will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the DeKalb County Complex, 712 South Congress Blvd., Smithville. “We are excited to again host this enjoyable and informative event. We invite the all the public to share in this fun-filled night of dining, entertainment, and Chamber updates including the introduction of our new Board, 2018 Officers and recognition of our retiring board members. This is a wonderful networking opportunity and a great way to see some of the positive things that are happening in our county,” says Chamber Executive Director Suzanne Williams.

Come early to network as doors open at 5:30 PM. The dinner and program begin at 6:00 PM. The delicious meal will be served by the DeKalb Middle School Jr. Beta Club.

We invite local businesses to be a Corporate Sponsor for the event, to not only support the Chamber and its many programs, but as a valuable marketing opportunity. The cost of corporate sponsorship is $250. Some of the advantages include:
• Corporate Sponsors will be included on all banquet-related printed materials.
• Corporate Sponsors will be announced on the Chamber Chat Radio / TV program, in the Smithville Review, and social media outlets
• Corporate Sponsors and employees will be recognized during the banquet

Banquet tickets prices are $25 per person and can be purchased by calling the Chamber at 615-597-4163, email at:, text Suzanne at 615-464-7760, or from any of the Chamber Board of Directors – Rita Bell, Isaac Gray, Steve Johnson, Connie Tjarks, Sherry Harris, Beth Adcock, Jane Brown, Dana Scott, Mark Taylor, Lori Webb, Debra Ruzinsky, Tom Sturdivant, Lisa Cripps, and Andy Wachtel. Or, you can stop by the Chamber office located in the DeKalb County Courthouse, Room 201. Remember, you don’t have to be a Chamber member to attend. Everyone is welcome!

Special thanks to our Annual Banquet Committee Members: Rita Bell, Lori Webb, Lisa Cripps, Shan Burklow, Beth Chandler, Connie Tjarks, Sherry Harris, and Jen Sherwood for all the work they do to ensure a successful night. We are also so grateful to the Appalachian Center for Craft for providing table arrangements.

We are going to have a great time and hope you can be a part of the Chamber’s 55th Anniversary.

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