The Grand Marshall Chamber of Commerce gears up for the New Year with fundraising and exhibition events | News

The Grand Marshall Chamber of Commerce is kicking off 2022 with a bang, with plans to hold another Cinnamon Roll fundraiser through next month, along with a number of business events planned.

Again this year, the Chamber is hosting a fundraiser selling cinnamon rolls prepared by At Your Service Catering in Marshall.

The deadline for community members to order their four-pound box of cinnamon rolls is Feb. 4, with all chamber ambassadors ready to take fundraising orders, according to the chamber director. , Stacia Runnels.

“Each Ambassador is engaged in a fun competition to sell at least five casseroles each and would love to take your order,” Runnels said.

At Your Service Catering is a local company that uses all natural ingredients to create its boxes of cinnamon rolls, which it weighs up to four pounds per order with nine rolls in each box.

“You will never be the same once you taste them! They are so well packaged that you will never have a dry bite. They are divine,” Runnels said.

Community members can call the Chamber or contact one of the Ambassadors at (903) 935-7868 or order the fundraiser online at https://marshalltexas.com/ or via Venmo, PayPal, billing, check, or cash.

Pickup and delivery is scheduled all day on February 10 at the Chamber office, with delivery only available to community members who order two or more boxes.

Business and Industry Fair and Lunch

The Chamber is also gearing up for its annual Business and Industry Expo and Luncheon, where it will honor a number of community members for their work over the past year.

The event is presented by the Grand Marshall Chamber of Commerce with the Marshall Economic Development Corporation and is scheduled for January 25, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The exhibit is scheduled to run throughout the event, with lunch scheduled for 11:45 a.m. by Golden Corral.

During the event, prizes will be offered to local businesses, industries, non-profits and individuals who have outdone themselves in their fields throughout 2021.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

Small Business of the Year (1-10 employees)

Large Company of the Year (11-50 employees)

Industry of the Year (51+ employees)

CRITERIA: Stimulating economic growth and/or job creation, positive work environment, exemplary customer service, community volunteerism in Marshall and/or Harrison County.

CRITERIA: An effective leader who engages and directs employees, creates a positive work environment, goes beyond solving work activity problems or achieving goals, demonstrates a commitment to community involvement, provides exceptional customer service, suppliers and employees

CRITERIA: Provides consistent and exceptional customer service, engages and leads colleagues with a positive attitude, makes meaningful contributions to their business, goes above and beyond solving work activity problems or meeting goals, and demonstrates a commitment to community involvement.

Nonprofit Business of the Year

CRITERIA: Demonstrates excellent service to the City of Marshall and Harrison County, Engages and leads our community, Actively engages current and new members, Exceeds organizational goals to serve the community.

Community members interested in nominating someone for these awards can do so by submitting a nomination form, which can be found at marshalltexas.com, before January 18 at 4 p.m. Forms can be faxed to (953) 935-9982, emailed info@marshalltexas.com or mailed to Marshall Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 520, Marshall TX, 75671.

Tables for the event are also still available for $200, with individual tickets on sale for $25 and exhibit booths with 6-foot table space available for $50.

“As always, we will be vigilant regarding sanitary procedures, and ask those who are ill or possibly symptomatic to refrain from attending. Masks will be available and are encouraged throughout the lunch buffet line,” Runnels said. .

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