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                                                                                                                                                                   Jasper-Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber of Commerce

                                                                                                                                   January/February 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volume XXVIII
                                                                          The United States Postal Service will                                                                                     Issue I

     The Chamber is starting to do little things to GO
                                                                          be sending out letters to residents and
   GREEN for 2011. One of the major things is to cut                       businesses that they deliver mail to.
    down on all of the mailing we do through the post
     office. Most of our publications and registration
                                                                            These letters are asking you to get
                                                                          your addressed changed to the correct
                                                                                                                                   Chamber Communicator
   forms will now be online. The Chamber Communi-                           911 address for your residence or
    cator will be emailed to all of the Chamber Mem-
                                                                           business. You will have 6 months to                                                                                      Inside this issue:
    bers and put on the website. Please make sure we
   have your correct email address by either calling us
                                                                          do this and after that cut off date mail
             or simply sending an email to jas-                            will no longer be delivered to your                                                                                      Azalea Festival         3 telling us what business you                          place of residence or business.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ribbon Cuttings &       4
     are with and the email address itself. If you have                                                                                                                                             Business of the Month
     any questions please feel free to give us a call at
                                                                                                                                                                                                    New Members             4

                                                                                                                                         The 92nd Annual Chairman’s Banquet                         Business Builders       6
                                                                                                                                                  Friday, January 28, 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sponsorship Opportu-    7
                                                                                                                                                   Doors open at 6:30 p.m.                          nities
                                 Jasper - Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber of Commerce
                                                 2010 Board of Directors                                                                              Dinner at 7:00 p.m.                           2011 Board of Direc-    10
          Executive Board                                                                                                            First United Methodist Church ~ Wesley Center
                                                                                                      Board of Directors                                                                            Chamber is Going        12
                                                                                                                                              329 North Bowie ~ Jasper, Texas                       Green
  Marcus Dickerson              Chairman
                                                                  Tammy Stringer            DuPont Goodrich Federal Credit Union
  Edward Jones Investments                                        Willie Faye McFarland     McFarland’s Flowers & Gifts                         Table Sponsorships Available
                                                                  Brenda Dickerson          MobilOil Federal Credit Union
  Teresa Janeaux                Chairman-Elect                    Juan Flores               San Juan Graphics                                     ~Tables seat eight guests~                        Special points of in-
  East Texas Support Services                                     Teresa Biscamp            Sun Coast Resources                                                                                     terest:
                                                                  Chet Patel                Econo Lodge
                                                                                                                                             Boardwalk Sponsorship $1,000.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                     23rd Annual Azalea Festival
  Mark Durand                   Vice Chairman                     Paula Moore               Lakes Area Hospice
                                                                                                                                              Park Place Sponsorship $500.00
  CHRISTUS/Jasper Memorial Hospital                               Wade Womack               Jasper Oil Company                                                                                       Holiday Inn Express Suites
                                                                  Randall Dally             Rayburn RV Hideout                          Short Line Railroad Sponsorship $300.00                        Jasper, Texas wins Inter-
                                                                  Derek Woods               Individual Member                                                                                          national Award
  Johnny Gorhum                 Treasurer
  Stamps Office Supply
                                                                                                                                        Chance Card - Individual Tickets $30.00                      Sponsorship Opportunites
                                                                                             Ex-Officios                              For reservations contact the Chamber Office
  John Bryan                    Past Chairman
  Tall Pine Ranch                                          Kari Ellis                Jasper Economic Development                                           (409) 384-2762
                                                                                     City Council Member
                    Chamber Staff                          Hon. Mark Allen           Jasper County Judge
   Liz Street                   Executive Director         Fred Barnett              Jasper Co. Development District 1
   Mary Ann McCoy               Membership Coordinator     Dr. Jon Whittemore        Jasper Independent School District
   Amber Lynch                  Administrative Assistant   Mike Lout                 Mayor
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                                                                                                                                           Saturday, March 19, 2011
                                                                                                                                       Jasper County Courthouse Square
                                                                                                                                             9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

                  Executive Board                                        Board of Directors
 Teresa Janeaux                      Chairman         Tammy Stringer         DuPont Goodrich Federal Credit Union
 East Texas Support Services                          Jennifer Gobert        Jordan Health Services
                                                      Brenda Dickerson       MobilOil Federal Credit Union
 Mark Durand                         Chairman-Elect   Juan Flores            San Juan Graphics
 CHRISTUS/Jasper Memorial Hospital                    Teresa Biscamp         Sun Coast Resources
                                                      Marc Henslee           Auto Salon
 Wade Womack
 Jasper Oil Company
                                     Vice Chairman    Paula Moore            Lakes Area Hospice                      Sponsorships are available, please see pages 7 & 8 for the information on how to
                                                      John Bryan             Tall Pine Ranch
                                                      Randall Dally          Rayburn RV Hideout                      become a sponsor. Vendor registration forms are online at or
 Johnny Gorhum                       Treasurer        Derek Woods
 Stamps Office Supply
                                                                             Individual Member
                                                                                                                    come by the Chamber and pick one up. Remember vendor spaces go quickly so get
 Marcus Dickerson                    Past Chairman
                                                                                                                                      your form and money in as soon as possible.
 Edward Jones Investments
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 Business of the Month
                                                                                                                           Jewel Harbor Duplexes

                                                                                                         Jewel Harbor Duplex’s on Shady Lane is now accepting ten-
                                                                                                         ant applications for lease. The Jewel Harbor Duplex’s fea-
                                                                                                         ture two bedrooms with spacious walk-in closets, two baths,
                                                                                                         a private back yard and carports for two automobiles. Kitch-
Woman’s Civic Club 100th Year Celebration &
  Business of the Month for November 2010
                                                                                                         ens are complete with range, dishwasher and refrigerator.
                                                           Beech Grove Veterinary Services
                                                                  December 2010                          Each unit has a separate laundry room and a storage room.
                                                                                                         Partial lawn maintenance is provided and pets are welcome.
  Ribbon Cuttings                                                                                        (additional deposit required and some restrictions do apply
                                                                                                         to pets.)

                                                                                                         Duplex’s are located on Shady Lane in the Jasper City Lim-
                                                                                                         its. All units are newly constructed.

                                                                                                         Applications are available to anyone, so if you are looking
                                                                Hatch’s Wrecker Service
                                                                                                         for a great place to live in Jasper, contact the Jewel Harbor
         Pinto Pony Cookie Factory
           San Augustine, Texas                                                                          Duplex’s at 409-384-8751 to get a tenant application or stop
                                Upcoming Ribbon Cutting
                                                                                                         by the East Texas Support Services, Inc. at 109 West Water
                                                                                                         Street, Jasper, Texas.
                                        Hill’s Quality Tile
                                         770 S. Wheeler
                                     Friday, January 21, 2011                                            (No Section 8 or HUD)
                                            10:00 a.m.
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These are the events our business would like to sponsor.
                                                                                                                                        Congratulations to the Holiday Inn Express Suites, Jasper,
Annual Banquet - January 28, 2011 - All table sponsors receive 8 seats with their sponsorship.                                           Texas! They received the InterContinental Hotels Group
_____ $1000.00 table sponsor                                                                                                              2010 Quality Excellence Award (IHG), given to hotels
_____ $500.00 table sponsor                                                                                                             achieving distinction in all aspects of their operations. IHG
_____ $300.00 table sponsor                                                                                                               is the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms.

Azalea Festival - March 19, 2011                                                                                                        The Holiday Inn Express Suites Jasper, Texas is one of 96
_____ $1000.00 sponsor (highway banner)                                                                                                 properties selected from the company’s more the 4,400 ho-
_____ $500.00 sponsor (yard banner)                                                                                                     tels in recognition of overall quality excellence. The hotel
_____ $250.00 sponsor (yard sign)                                                                                                        was recognized during the 2010 IHG America’s Investors
                                                                                                                                          & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, October 25-27,
Miss Jasper Lakes Area Scholarship Pageant - April 30, 2011                                                                                                        2010.
_____ $500.00 sponsor
_____ $250.00 sponsor

Dam to Dam Bike Ride - April 9, 2011
_____ $500.00 sponsor
_____ $250.00 sponsor
                                                                                                           AM-PM Door Solutions
Fall Festival - October 1, 2011
_____ $1000.00 sponsor (highway banner)                                                                     Hatch Wrecker Service
_____ $500.00 sponsor (yard banner)
_____ $250.00 sponsor (yard sign)
                                                                                                                  Hill’s Quality Tile
Business Expo - November 3, 2011
                                                                                                                      Kerr Lab
_____ $500.00 event sponsor
_____ $250.00 reception sponsor
                                                                                                                   Marilyn Lewis
Festival of Trees (The Chamber is in the slow process of redesigning the Courthouse decora-
tions each year. The money from this sponsorship will go towards revamping the decorations                  Prepaid Legal Services
that are put up during the Christmas season.)
_____ $500.00 sponsor                         Trees: ___ $60.00 - 12ft. Tree                                       Roberta Gail’s
_____ $250.00 sponsor                                ___ $50.00 - 10ft. Tree
                                                     ___ $40.00 - 8ft. Tree                                 Star Media Enterprises
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                                                    Don’t forget that the next
                                                 meeting is Tuesday, February            Sponsorship is an important part of the Chamber’s yearly events. Sponsorships are what help make the numer-
                                                   8, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at the                    ous events we do possible. Below are ways you can sponsor events throughout the year.
          Thursday, February 10, 2011
             7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.               Belle-Jim Hotel. This will be
                Belle-Jim Hotel                  the Program of Work meeting             Please choose how you would like to sponsor.

                                                   so that we can plan out our           _____ My business would like to give a one time donation of $________ and we
   This is a wonderful networking opportunity
                                                   goals for the year, so come                  would like to sponsor the events we have selected on the back.
   so bring your brochures, pamphlets, and any
    other marketing material you have for you     with plenty of ideas and en-           _____ My business would like to sponsor the events selected on the back and
                    business.                      thusiasm. Thank you all so                   would like to be billed in four equal installments for our sponsorship.

                                                  much for the wonderful year            All sponsors receive media publicity in the newspaper, on the website, radio and in our newsletter advertising.
                                                    we had in 2010 and all of             Festival sponsors also receive a highway banner ($1000 sponsor), yard banner ($500 sponsor), or yard sign
                                                                                                 ($250 sponsor). We appreciate all our members and their willingness to support the Chamber.
                                                         your hard work.                                                             Thanks for all you do.

                                                                                         Please fill out the following information:

                                                                                         Business Name: (how you would like the name to appear in all publicity)


                                                                                         Contact person: _____________________________

                                                                                         Authorized Signature:                                                      Date:

                                                                                                         *To see the many ways you can sponsor please go to page 8 of this newsletter.

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