Date: January 30, 2020
Location: Doyle Convention Center
Director in Charge: Rusty Plackemeier
Staff in Charge: Jenny Senter, Leanne Post, Lorrie Koster, Lauren Perez, Jessica Spangle
Join us for “Havana Nights” at the 51st Annual Membership Banquet
& Awards Ceremony
The Board of Directors and Staff of the Texas City – La Marque Chamber of Commerce requests you Join us for a night in Havana to dine in tropical style as we celebrate with entertainment and awards at the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce 51st Annual Membership Banquet& Reception.
"Havana Nights" Sponsor (3) Corporate Tables for 24 people @$3000 per table includes preferred seating for 3 tables of eight people each, centerpiece, wine at your table, and 24 tickets to the private VIP Sponsor Reception.
"Fedora" Sponsor (2) Tables for 16 people @$2500 per table includes preferred seating for 2 tables of eight people each, centerpiece, wine at your table, 16 tickets to the private VIP Sponsor Reception.
"Mojito" Sponsor (1) Corporate Table for 8 people @$1500 per table includes preferred seating for eight people, centerpiece, wine at your table, 8 tickets to the private VIP Sponsor Reception.
SINGLE TICKETS: $85 EACH (Open Seating)
A wine reception will be held at 6:30pm for our Banquet Sponsors inside the banquet room of the Doyle Convention Center. The banquet will begin at 7:00.
2019 Chairman, Sergio Matute, Eastman-Texas City Chemical, will pass the gavel to the 2020 Chairman, Rusty Plackemeier, Lyons & Plackemeier Attorneys.
The Banquet program will include the presentation and installation of the 2020 Chamber officers and directors, as well as naming the Outstanding Citizen of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year and the Jimmy Hayley Community Service Award.
Your input is needed to nominate citizens to be considered for these prestigious awards. Send in your nominations to the Chamber office, P.O. Box 1717, Texas City, Texas 77592. Please take time to nominate a deserving person and business for these awards. Thank You!
Outstanding Citizen Award- This award is based on accomplishments and community involvement for the year 2019.
Jimmy Hayley Community Service Award- A citizen who has continually demonstrated an unselfish commitment to our community over the past several years.
Small Business of the Year- A locally owned business with less than 100 employees, which has experienced outstanding growth, demonstrated involvement in community service and accomplishments or awards during 2019.
Large Business of the Year- A locally owned business with more than 100 employees, which has experienced outstanding growth, demonstrated involvement in community service and accomplishments or awards during 2019.
Thank you for your continued support of the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce. We look forward to sharing the atmosphere of thanks and recognition on January 30th as we celebrate with the “Havana Nights”.
For more information contact the Chamber office (409) 935-1408.
2019 Award winners were:
“Outstanding Citizen of the Year”
“Jimmy Hayley Community Service Award”
"Large Business of the Year"
AMOCO Federal Credit Union
“Small Business of the Year”
Chapman’s Front End & Brakes
“Rising Star” Award
Colleen Merritt – City of La Marque EDC
“Northern Star” Award
Kevin Yackly – Grand Prize BBQ
Also Congratulations to all our Award Nominees
Mayor Bobby Hocking- City of La Marque and Dr. Warren Nichols - College of the Mainland for "Outstanding Citizen of the Year"
George Fuller - City of Texas City and Curtis Schlecht-NuStar Energy for "Jimmy Hayley Community Service Award
El Cubano Cigar Factory, Manny Lopez, Owner and Gulf Greyhound Park, Sally Briggs, General Manager for the "Small Business of the Year"
Ashland, Aaron Cameron, Plant Manager and College of the Mainland, Dr. Warren Nichols, President for "Large Business of the Year"