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R.E.A.C.H. REPORT 2019

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Longview Chamber of Commerce Staff Kelly Hall President/CEO 903.237.4004 khall@longviewtx.com

Leska Parker Director of Development 903.918.1546 lparker@longviewtx.com

Suzanne Brown Senior Vice President 903.237.4003 sbrown@longviewtx.com

David Jochum Business & Leadership Development Director 903.237.4023 djochum@longviewtx.com

Misty Amaya Education & Workforce Manager 903.237.4041 mamaya@longviewtx.com Stephanie Raudales Special Project & Event Coordinator 903.237.4013 sraudales@longviewtx.com

William McWhorter Public Affairs & Relationship Specialist 903.237.4016 wmcwhorter@longviewtx.com Bianca Adams Information Services Coordinator 903.237.4000 chamber@longviewtx.com

What’s Inside? Finishing Well!................................................................. 4-5 Annual Chamber Banquet: Dee Ann Turner............................. 6 Advocacy............................................................................ 7 Showcase Your Business....................................................... 8 East Texas Boat and RV Show............................................... 9 Raising Highly Capable Kids............................................... 10 HealthyVIEW Summit......................................................... 10 Staff Highlight: Stephanie Raudales.................................... 11 Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100............................ 12 New Members................................................................... 13 Ribbon Cuttings................................................................ 14 Inserts.............................................................................. 15 CLICK STORY to go directly to page

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2019 YEAR OF CHAMBER EVENTS JANUARY 1...................................................................New Years – Office Closed 17.................................................................................BAH: Boat & RV 18-20...........................................................................Boat & RV Show 21..........................................................................MLK – Office Closed 29 ...............................................................................Annual Banquet FEBRUARY

AUGUST

13................................BBH: Jim Bartlett Jewelry

14................................... BBH: Heartis Longview

21................................................ Chamber 101

27............................................BAH: Holiday Inn

25-26................. East Texas Coalition Trip/Austin

28......................ED: Partners In Education Conf.

28................................................ Chamber 101

29................................................ Chamber 101

MARCH

SEPTEMBER

5.................................... BAH: Conterra Network

2................................ Labor Day – Office Closed

20.................................. Smart Series Workshop

TBD................................................ InterCity Trip

26.......................BAH: Julie Woods & Associates

24.................................... BAH: Southside Bank

27..................................... HealthyVIEW Summit 30 .......................... Good Friday – Office Closed

OCTOBER TBD............... Chamber Classic Golf Tournament

APRIL

14-18....................Chamber of Commerce Week

11........................... LL Project Day Open House

23................................BAH: Jim Bartlett Jewelry

Chuck King Chairman of the Board Chick-fil-A Richard Manley Past Chairman of the Board R. Manley Enterprises Dana Parr Chairman Elect Advanta

Vice Chairs Kevin Hood Vice Chairman Texas Bank and Trust Jessica LaRue Vice Chairman Harbour Smith & Merritt PC Ron Hutchison Vice Chairman Conterra Networks Casey Robertson Vice Chairman Longview Regional Medical Center Wade Johnson Vice Chairman Johnson & Pace Incorporated

19........................... Good Friday – Office Closed 23............................................BAH: Stoneworks

2019 Officers

NOVEMBER 12................................................ Chamber 101

MAY

15...............................BBH: Heart’sWay Hospice

1................................. Small Business Solutions Conference & Luncheon

19..................................... BAH: Prosperity Bank

21...........................BAH: Citizens National Bank 23................................................ Chamber 101 27.........................Memorial Day – Office Closed

28-29.....................Thanksgiving – Office Closed

DECEMBER 11..........................................Holiday Reception 24-25............. Christmas Holiday – Office Closed

JUNE 12................................BBH: CHRISTUS - GSMC 18.....................BAH: Elected Officials Reception

JULY 4....................................July 4th – Office Closed 24...................................................BAH: DATCS

.................................... BAH: Business After Hours / 4:45–6:30 p.m. BBH: Business Before Hours / 7:45–9 a.m. BA: Business Advocacy LL: Leadership Longview ED: Education

Directors Jim Green Eastman Chemical Company David Hayes Hayes RV Center Cheryl Jaskiewicz Pinnacle Senior Care Dr. Roger Johnson Texas Office Leasing Sam Neale Napps Technology Corporation Rodney Overman Henry & Peters, P.C. Mark Robinson AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company

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No matter the career paths or the organizations we volunteer for, we have a choice on how we finish! There is no doubt in my mind the Chamber Board, staff and volunteers finished well! I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve with such great leaders. Your board is built with dedicated individuals who believe in moving Longview forward!

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Will you join me in giving a shout out to the individuals who led teams and executed on the work of the Chamber? Below are a few highlights from 2018:

Redevelopment. Championed by the Chamber Foundation Board led by Brad Tidwell, Citizens National Bank. The foundation board has 3 teams in place; The Academy, The Amphitheater and a Social Project. Longview celebrated the opening of the East Texas Advanced Manufacturing Academy on August 28, 2018. The foundation played an integral role in the formation and launching of The Academy with other key partners: LEDCO, area ISDs, Kilgore College and TSTC.

Advocacy.

Kevin Hood, Texas Bank and Trust, helped drive the intense work around this division. The leadership met on a regular basis to execute in several areas including: • East Texas Legislative Tour – Hosted a tour for State Elected Officials, which allowed them the opportunity to better understand the opportunities, needs, and challenges of our region, and laid the ground work for expanding the East Texas regional footprint.

• Elected Officials Reception – The annual reception once again was well attended by area school board members, city council, county elected officials, and area State Representatives, as well as State Representatives from Fort Worth and Houston, State Judges, and our State Senator.

• Washington, D.C. Fly-In – A record number of participants joined together to share Longview’s story and discuss federal policy with Congressman Gohmert and U.S. Senator John Cornyn. The 2-day event was packed with meetings with agencies to better understand legislation being considered and its potential impact on area businesses.

The Chamber was out front supporting the renovation and revitalization of the Petroleum Building by writing letters to City Council, speaking at council meetings, and leveraging relationships with council members.

Education.

Ron Hutchison, Network Communications, leads this robust work! For the past few years the teams formed under this division have executed with intentional determination. The commitment with Ware Elementary continues with them earning the first Career Ready Plus Certification given by the Chamber. To date nearly 50 parents have graduated from Raising Highly Capable Kids. Success for 2018 is great for this campus with a Summer Literacy Camp, the implementation of an Incentive Store, a dynamic Teacher Appreciation program, Career Tours and Showcase. The Superintendents Forums continue to build relationships between area schools, businesses and community leaders. The most recent forum was with the Governor’s Senior Policy Director and his team. They presented and received feedback on “Improving Student Outcome and Maintaining Affordability through Comprehensive Education and Tax Reforms.” The robust conversation has opened the door for a follow-up in January 2019. Partners In Education continues to ramp up by addressing key priorities set by the membership; Teaching Soft Skills, Connecting Home and School to Work and Internships/Apprenticeships. The momentum over the past two years has planning for 2019 well underway. The annual P.I.E. Conference is slated for August 28, 2019. One of the exciting outcomes of this year’s conference is the release of a video that is being used to educate parents about well-paying jobs for their students right here in East Texas that do not require a 4-year college degree.

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• Coffee Conversations – 2018 launched Coffee Conversations on important issues to the business community. Topics have included Opioids & Our Workforce, Tobacco 21, and Exporting as a Business Expansion strategy.

• Public Policy Task Forces – 17 task forces were formed to review and update existing public policies. These were vetted and presented to the board for approval last fall. This becomes the instrument used to act on behalf of our business community with elected officials.

This team is disciplined and they executed on goals and objectives within the designated timelines.

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• Employer2Employee Communications – A new communication piece and video series was developed for company leaders on current trends and topics to encourage water cooler conversations and help employees better understand decisions made at the local, state, and federal levels. Topics included: health & wellness, workforce skills gaps, and a four-part series on the bond election. • Bond Election – The Chamber fully supported the 3 proposals in the fall elections. The chamber financially supported the campaign activity plus produced informational videos, and E2E Communication pieces for companies to use to educate employees with the facts so they could make wise and informed decisions. All 3 bonds passed two-to-one in all districts with a record voter turnout!

Collaboration.

Richard Manley, R. Manley Enterprises, Chairman Manley believes very strongly in working together and building on each other’s strengths to grow our community and prepare for the next generation. He facilitated meetings with LEDCO, the City, area schools, and elected officials. Manley led the largest delegation on the annual InterCity Trip which has led to new and exciting initiatives across Longview.

deal with challenges and obstacles admirably – even when doing the right thing is not popular! This team is disciplined and they executed on goals and objectives within the designated timelines. This team had no interest in gossip or game playing. They remained focused on building the best organization possible while Leading People. Leading Prosperity! Yes, I am proud of the Chamber board and executive team. Wade Johnson, past chairman, and those who walked before him built a foundation of trust. This allowed Richard Manley to follow with open eyes and a conviction to leave the Longview Chamber in a better place for those to follow. While the work of the Chamber will never be done, I do believe success can be mastered each year by the choices we make. Now it is time to turn the position of chairman over to Chuck King, chairman-elect. I know Chuck’s intentions are to continue to work together and build a strong, healthy, and dynamic organization. The Longview Chamber will continue to finish well because of the motives, discipline, integrity, and convictions of the professionals leading the way.

Thank you to the members who chose a board that believes in building our community to be the best place to live, work, and play! Be a part of this amazing team! #JoinTheMovement!

Health. Casey Robertson, Longview Regional Medical Center, took on the challenge of an internal and externals lens around health. Internally the organization had a hugely successful year with over 130 businesses joining the chamber, a record setting total resource campaign, as well as a record setting year for volunteer engagement. Externally, the work around health and wellness intensified with the launch of HealthyVIEW. HealthyVIEW’s focus group has hired a consultant to help navigate discussions and processes around Physical Health, Emotional & Spiritual Health, Financial Health, Career & Workplace Health and, lastly, Community Health. The Robert Woods Johnson Foundation reported we are raising the sickest generation in our country’s history with a life span shorter than their parents. This concern combined with Gregg County’s Community Health ranking has employers concerned about the future workforce for their companies. Another HUGE accomplishment this year was the launch of the Chamber’s association health plan HealthyVIEW of East Texas. The health insurance plan has a geo-footprint of 32 counties in East Texas. It has 20 product offerings with United HealthCare and is designed for companies with 2-50 employees.

Kelly Hall President/CEO 903.237.4004 khall@longviewtx.com

I believe these individuals have demonstrated what character and leadership is made of! They pressed in and gracefully led by shepherding others while executing on the Chamber’s strategic plan. They speak the truth and

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2019 ANNUAL CHAMBER BANQUET

“IT’S MY PLEASURE” featuring Dee Ann Turner January 29, 2019 Reception 5:30 p.m. | Dinner 6:15 p.m. Maude Cobb Convention Center

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PRESENTING SPONSOR

AWA R D W I N N E R S MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Westlake Chemical

SPEAKER SPONSOR

presented by C3 Industrial Technologies, LLC CHAIRMAN’S AWARD

Peggy Vaughan RECEPTION SPONSOR

Turn-Tex Machine & Tool, Inc.

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD

Kristen Ishihara

Will you be joining over 700 Longview business and community leaders at the Chamber’s largest and most prestigious event of the year? On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, the Longview business community will celebrate 2018 accomplishments! This year’s featured speaker is Ms. Dee Ann Turner, nationally renowned speaker, retired Vice President at Chick-fil-A, Inc. and author of It’s My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture. Bring your

team to hear how to develop top-notch talent and transform your organizational culture! The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a reception featuring new members from 2018. The dinner and program will follow at 6:15 p.m., kicking off with our distinguished speaker, honoring the Manufacturer of the Year, and our Chairman’s Award recipients.

CLICK HERE for Tickets * Dress for the evening is business attire.

Dee Ann Turner: Get Inspired with This Catalytic Leader! Dee Ann Turner is a Communicator – Consultant – Coach, and best-selling author of It’s My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture (November 2015). Retired from her role as Vice President of Chick-fil-A, she works globally with organizations who want to grow talent management practices, transform and strengthen culture, and develop an “It’s My Pleasure” service model. Dee Ann serves as a frequent speaker to organizations and conferences where she shares her more than 30 years of experience hiring and developing talent and transforming organizational culture. Dee Ann began her career at Chick-fil-A, Inc. in 1985. In 2001, she became Chickfil-A’s first female officer, and worked closely with Chick-fil-A, Inc.’s founder, S. Truett Cathy, and other key leaders as an architect of their organizational culture. During her 33-year career, she led the Corporate Talent Department and was responsible for the selection of thousands of Chick-fil-A Franchisees and Support Center Staff, Corporate Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion and Culture and Engagement.

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Most recently, Dee Ann led the Sustainability Department focusing on Chick-fil-A’s strategy to implement sustainable practices at the $10 billion company. A graduate of Clayton State University with a degree in Management and a concentration in Human Resources, she has completed several executive education programs including the Management Development Program at Goizueta School of Business at Emory University, the Executive Education Human Resources Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, the Human Resources Executive Program at Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC Chapel Hill, and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Dee Ann has been married to Ashley Turner for more than 35 years, and they are the proud parents of three grown sons. Dee Ann enjoys serving various community organizations with an emphasis on women and children, including The Kenya Project, Proverbs 31 Ministries and Eagle Ranch Foundation. Find out more about Dee Ann via her Website and Social Media: Website: Deeannturner.com Twitter: @deeannturner Instagram: @deeannturner Facebook: Dee Ann Turner Author Linked In: Dee Ann Turner

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The Catalyst for Business! East Texas Coaltion in Austin The East Texas Coalition goes to Austin in February – join us in discussing the issues impacting business community in our region. Be a part of this large contingency representing East Texas visiting

EAST TEXAS COALITION AUSTIN, TEXAS FEBRUARY 25-26, 2019

with policy makers, associations, and our elected officials. Meet and hold conversations with excellent policy-makers and elected officials, and bring more advocacy education and awareness opportunities back to East Texas! Forge new relationships and, as with any group, enjoy the camaraderie in this joint objective!

CLICK HERE for more information and to register

Prime Sponsor:

Gold Sponsors: AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company Conterra Networks Joyce Crane Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP Longview Economic Development Corporation Martin Resource Management Corporation

GEDCO

Where Your Success is Our Success

Longview residents are welcome to experience our innovative and contemporary lobby atmosphere! Sample our breakfast or dinner fare (complete with fully stocked bar) in our modernly designed Bistro!

Courtyard proudly serves Starbucks around the clock, day or night! 1125 E. HAWKINS PKWY. LONGVIEW, TX 75605 P: (903)230-2700 F: (903)230-2701 Back to What’s Inside?

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Call, come in, or go online today to see what Express can do for you. (903) 663-3559 101 West Hawkins Parkway, Suite 4 Longview, TX 75605 ExpressProsLongview.com

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903-759-0751 www.springhillbank.com

Showcase Your Business @ Annual Banquet Reception 5:30 p.m.

Showcase your company in front of Longview’s business community! Hosting a display table at the reception held before the 2019 Annual Banquet is a great opportunity to get your business’s name in front hundreds of Chamber members.

Let’s Be Social! We love getting to know our Chamber members and the Longview community. Join us on social media to stay up-to-date on Chamber Business and see behind the scenes of Chamber programs.

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Did you join the Chamber in 2018? Take advantage of a great one-time offer to receive a FREE table display at the reception. CLICK HERE to download Reception Table Banquet Form

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This offer does not include your annual banquet ticket. To purchase your banquet ticket please register online or call 903.237.4000. ............................ Contact Stephanie Raudales sraudales@longviewtx.com or 903.237.4013 to reserve your table before January 16, 2019 ............................

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Friday 12pm - 7 pm | Saturday 10am - 7 pm | Sunday 10am - 5 pm |

SAVE THE DATE!

The East Texas Boat & RV Show PRESENTING SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSOR

PURCHASE DISCOUNTED TICKETS ONLINE!

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday January 18-20, 2019 Maude Cobb Convention Center Interested in a booth at the show for your business? Contact Dave Jochum at djochum@longviewtx.com

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Now is the time for your organization to expand the Raising Highly Capable Kids program throughout Longview! The Rezilient Kidz™ grant funding this program ends February 16, 2019, and your organization has access to expand this program to #JoinTheMovement creating our future workforce for a greater Longview! The course, and all materials, are offered in Spanish and English.

Highly Capable Kids parenting course which is a 13-week curriculum based on the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets. Search institute has undertaken decades of research with more than 5 million children and found that there are 40 building blocks every child needs to grow and mature. The more assets a child has in her life, the more likely she is to engage in healthy behaviors while veering away from those that are unhealthy.

The program works! Children whose parents participated in the program were observed by their parents to have changed and acquired assets as a result of parents changing their behaviors. Parents reported their children used time more constructively, were more motivated to learn, had stronger positive values, learned to plan ahead, felt better prepared to resist peer pressure, and assumed a more positive identity.

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Society thrives when schools, community service groups, and churches support healthy family development together. Rezilient Kidz™ focuses on bringing together community leaders and family champions to direct resources and energy into strengthening families through their Raising

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11:30 am - 1pm

SAVE THE DATE! Angela Gaffney, speaker, corporate consultant, wellness coach and author of Feel Good, Look Good, For Life, will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 HealthyVIEW Summit. Angela is the President of Essential Health & Wellness, a firm focused on building healthy communities and organizations.

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Holiday Inn Infinity Event Center For more information or to make reservations CLICK HERE HealthyView Summit

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A NEW KICK: Convening and Collaborating Internationally ....................................................

Our own Stephanie Raudales, Special Project & Event Coordinator, has been extended a remarkable opportunity that strengthens relationships across countries, and provides a prized international level of competition! Stephanie was selected to join a women’s soccer team representing the United States of America with Stars ‘n Stripes, a league that travels the world and visits every nation on the common field of soccer. This team is travelling to Spain to compete against professional teams and train with professional coaches and trainers. Stephanie has played soccer since she was 6 years old. She played collegiately at LeTourneau University, two seasons in the semi-pro WPSL with FCDallas team, and now coaches with East Texas Wildcatters Soccer Club.

Stephanie said she is, “excited for the next level experience to pursue a passion I have had since I was little!” Spain is Stephanie’s #1 desired destination because of their rich culture and mastery of soccer. The two-week schedule is packed with training and competition, and a little bit of time for experiencing the rich Spanish culture as they travel through Madrid, Valencia and Villareal. She sees this as an opportunity to learn from professionals in soccer by exposure to different competition styles, to grow as a player and person, experience a new culture, and the appreciation and pride in representing her country. Stars ‘n Stripes, founded in 1987, was established to provide young soccer players who have dedication, desire and love for the game, the chance to become better soccer players and better people by exposing them to different players, styles, and cultures from around the world. Players who wear the Stars ‘n Stripes uniform, return to the States with a deeper understanding of soccer, a deeper appreciation of the unique differences of the world’s cultures, and a deeper pride in their own heritage as Americans. Stars ‘n Stripes retains only the finest coaches, individuals who have not only excelled in soccer as players themselves, but who have the unique talent of communicating with young people on a personal basis. Players and coaches develop a close relationship from living together, eating together, touring together, training together, and shopping and sightseeing together. Coaches at all times emphasize the importance of behaving with class, both on and off the field. A class which springs from both respect and pride; respect for oneself, one’s opponents, and for the host culture, and pride in one’s teammates and in America, which players and coaches represent with their every action.

We are proud of you, Stephanie! Back to What’s Inside?

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“National Impact to Build the Workforce of the Future” U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100

“Building the Workforce of the Future” was the focus for Chamber President and CEO Kelly Hall as she spoke at the U. S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 in late September. She spoke on a panel “Building the Work Force of the Future,” utilizing the model the Longview Chamber of Commerce has implemented in Longview ISD. The Chamber 100 is made up of the country’s leading chamber of commerce chief staff executives. Their primary function is as the advisory body for the U.S. Chamber dealing with matters related to state and local chambers of commerce.

Members of the committee attend two meetings each year. These events deliver leadership development through high-impact seminars with business experts and leading authors, discussion on pressing policy issues, and CEO-to-CEO breakout sessions. Being appointed to the Committee of 100 is a great privilege explained Hall. Being part of such a dynamic group benefits our members and community, providing a stronger voice in identifying emerging issues that will impact our chamber members at a national level.

MILESTONE ANNIVERSARIES JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019 5 Years

Cherokee Steel Fabricators Inc Anytime Fitness

10 Years

East Texas Baptist University

15 Years

General Equipment Service Co

Gregg County Historical Museum

Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP

20 Years

Eagle Auto Glass

Smile Studio

Dogwood Animal Hospital

Tyler RV Center Inc

SeeSaw Children’s Place

Lori Keebaugh Jake’s Feed & Animal Center LLC

25 Years

Boon Calk Echols Coleman & Goolsby PLLC Bradley Echols & Darren Coleman

Jay Knight

(GESCO) / JR Cavel Co Inc

Ed Warner Construction Inc

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Shipp’s Marine Service Inc

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NEW MEMBERS CLICK ON business names to link to Chamber membership directory information or link directly to their business website. Bubba’s 33 200 E Loop 281 Longview, TX 75605 903-232-1606 www.bubbas33.com

Jucy’s Hamburgers 2701 N Eastman Rd Longview, TX 75605 903-758-9056 www.jucyshamburgers.com

Marsh & McLennan Agency 8144 Walnut Hill Lane 15th Floor Dallas, TX 75231 972-770-1405 www.marshmmasw.com

C3 Industrial Technologies, LLC PO Box 3154 Kilgore, TX 75663 (903) 808-6002

Jucy’s Hamburgers 2003 Victory Dr Marshall, TX 75672 903-923-8020 www.jucyshamburgers.com

McDonald’s 128 W Loop 281 Longview, TX 75601 903-757-9235 www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/home.html

Jucy’s Hamburgers 2330 E 5th St Tyler, TX 75701 903-597-0660 www.jucyshamburgers.com

McDonald’s 515 E Loop 281 Longview, TX 75601 903-663-4446 www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/home.html

Jucy’s Hamburgers 6421 Old Jacksonville Hwy Tyler, TX 75703 903-939-2395 www.jucyshamburgers.com

McDonald’s PO Box 9573 Longview, TX 75608 972-742-9031 www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/home.html

Jucy’s Hamburgers/Jucy’s Taco 3710 W Marshall Ave 903-295-6650 Longview, TX 75604 www.jucyshamburgers.com www.jucystaco.com

McDonald’s 498 W Main St Hallsville, TX 75650 www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/home.html

Casey Slone Construction, LLC P O Box 1614 Marshall, TX 75671 903-926-1673 www.caseysloneconstruction.com CBS Rental & Supply 4622 W Loop 281 Longview, TX 75604-5557 844-227-2722 www.teamcbs.com Coffee & T’s, LLC 150 Kayla Ln Longview, TX 75602 903-931-3928 www.facebook.com/coffeeandtsmobile/ Continental Best Drive Tire 204 Michael Dr Longview, TX 75603 www.bestdrivetire.com Copper Tree Retreat Massage Medspa 208 N Fredonia Longview, TX 75601 903-230-1911 www.coppertreeretreat.com Creative Natural Stone 810 McKeeson St Longview, TX 75605 903-757-8880 www.creativenaturalstone.net Dalton Lipsey State Farm Insurance Agency 421 W Cotton Street Longview, TX 75601 903-758-8325 East Texas Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse 708 Glencrest Ln Longview, TX 75601 903-753-7633 www.etcada.com

Jucy’s Taco 2609 Judson Rd Longview, TX 75605 903-553-4948 www.jucystaco.com Jucy’s Taco 1470 West Marshall Ave Longview, TX 75604 903-234-9667 www.jucystaco.com Jucy’s Taco 4002 Estes Parkway Longview, TX 75603 903-212-6200 www.jucystaco.com Jucy’s Taco 2109 Victory Dr Marshall, TX 75602 903-472-4777 www.jucystaco.com

East Texas Kidney Specialists 1402 N Fourth St #300 Longview, TX 75601 903-234-9992

Kona Ice of Longview PO Box 5416 Longview, TX 75608 903-431-1165 www.kona-ice.com

Hope Road Counseling 3032 N. Eastman Road, Suite 102 Longview, TX 75605-5044 903-252-4673 www.hoperoadcounseling.org

Longview Tech Pros 514 East Loop 281 Longview, TX 75605 903-212-1211 www.longviewtechpros.com

Jacobs 5995 Rogerdale Houston, TX 77072 832-351-7678 www.jacobs.com

Louis Morgan Drug #4 110 Johnston Longview, TX 75601 903-758-6164 www.louismorgan.com

Jucy’s Hamburgers 3362 Gilmer Rd Longview, TX 75604 903-212-8880 www.jucyshamburgers.com

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McDonald’s 3086 Eastman Rd Longview, TX 75605 www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/home.html Northeast Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc. 2221 H.G Mosley Prkwy, Suite 100 Longview,TX 75604 903-757-3282 Rogers Law Firm 1504 Colony Circle Longview, TX 75604 903-234-2600 www.borogerslaw.com S & H Contractors, Inc 15393 SH 322 N Longview, TX 75603 Smile Doctors Braces by Scott Orthodontics 2830 Bill Owens Pkwy Longview, TX 75605-2102 903-759-0282 www.scottortho.com Sylvan Learning Center 913 W Loop 281, Ste 206 Longview, TX 75604 903-297-3300 www.sylvanlearning.com T Blanco’s Mexican Cafe NQ-26 Lake Cherokee Longview, TX 75603 903-643-0100 www.TBlancos.com Trendy Chicks 100 Tall Pines Ave, Ste 1 Longview, TX 75605 903-230-0300 Village Cleaners 1501 West Loop 281 Longview, TX 75604 (903) 759-4921

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Coffee & T’s 903-931-3928 /www.facebook.com/coffeeandtsmobile

Eyeglass World 903-704-0301 3098 N. Eastman Rd, Longview, TX 75605 www.nationalvision.com

Lice Clinics of America 903-730-5045 102 Commander Ste 5, Longview, TX 75605 www.liceclinicseasttexas.com

Continental Best Drive Tire 903-686-3120 204 Michael Dr, Longview, TX 75603 www.bestdrivetire.com

Keebaugh & Company, LLC – Full Service Real Estate 903-758-2007 1505 Suite B, Judson Rd, Longview, TX 75601 www.lorikeebaugh.com

Longview VA Outpatient Clinic 903-247-8262 1005 N Eastman Rd, Longview, TX 75601 www.shreveport.va.gov

Copper Tree Retreat Massage Medspa 903-230-1911 208 N Fredonia, Longview, TX 75601 www.coppertreeretreat.com

Lakeport ACE Hardware 903-218-0670 5014 Estes Pkwy, Longview, TX 75602 www.acehardware.com/store

The Tempest Golf Club 214-727-2019 568 E Wilkins Rd, Gladewater, TX 75647 www.tempestgolfclub.com

Make the Most of Your Chamber Membership! It’s your membership - OWN IT!

CLICK HERE to watch video Datamax, Inc 903-758-2679 1218 McCann Rd, Longview, TX 75601 www.datamaxtexas.com

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Thank you to Austin Bank for sponsoring the Chamber’s 2018 Ribbon Cuttings!

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Let us bring the coffee to you!

Make an actual resolution this new year and maybe some motions and recommendations for ordinances too.

Coffee & T’s Mobile Coffee Truck Contact us to set up a date and time and we will deliver freshly made coffee, lattes, frappes, etc.

Serve on a City of Longview board or committee. Get involved in the decisions of your community.

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on this page to link to that insert.

We are also available to set up at any of your business events, trainings, conferences, etc.

Gabby Connolly 903-931-3928 call or text gabnic1006@gmail.com coffeeandtsmobile.com

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Apply by April 30

2019 ANNUAL BANQUET RECEPTION Sponsored by: Turn-Tex Machine and Tool, Inc.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 5:30-6:30pm, Maude Cobb Convention Center Preceding the 2019 Annual Banquet, presented by Citizens National Bank with Speaker Dee Ann Turner, sponsored by Chick-fil-A

SETUP TIME: Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 2– 5 p.m. Tables assigned on a first-come, first-served basis the day of the event. TEAR DOWN TIME: Immediately following the close of the banquet, approximately 8:30 p.m. TABLE INFO: You will be provided a 6’ x 2.5’ table. You are to provide signage, table covering, and your marketing materials. DEADLINE: Please register by Wednesday, January 16, 2019, online at: https://longviewchamber.com/eventdirectory#id=1455&cid=317&wid=301 Use promo code NEWMEMBER to zero out $150 fee. You may also fax to 903.237.4049 or email sraudales@longviewtx.com to register. QUESTIONS: Stephanie Raudales, Special Projects & Events Coordinator, 903.237.4013 or sraudales@longviewtx.com PLEASE NOTE: This offer does not include your annual banquet ticket. The banquet begins at 6:30 p.m. To purchase your banquet tickets please register online or call 903.237.4000. _____ YES, I joined the Chamber in 2018 and would like to take advantage of the FREE offer to gain additional exposure for my business.

Company Name: Contact: Contact Phone number:

Longview Chamber of Commerce 410 North Center Street 903.237.4000

Registration Form: East Texas Coalition Goes to Austin February 25 & 26, 2019 You’re invited to participate in the 2019 East Texas Coalition trip to Austin. This year’s host hotel is The Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin, 701 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701. Block rates are available by calling 1.800.235.4670 and asking for the room block of East Texas Coalition or registering online at https://bit.ly/2viU3nH by February 1, 2019. Room rate is $199+ tax single/double occupancy and $219+tax double/double occupancy.

Trip at a Glance

Sunday, February 24th *Optional Dutch Treat Dinner *Optional Capitol Tour w/ Sen. Hughes

Monday, February 25th *Breakfast with Guest Speaker *Morning & Afternoon Briefings *Luncheon with Guest Speaker *Evening Reception

Tuesday, February 26th *Breakfast & Briefings with State Reps & Senator at The Intercontinental *Recognition on House & Senate Floor *Picture at Capitol

Registration Information General Registration Member Non-Member $275 $350 Tuesday Morning Breakfast & Briefings with State Representatives & Senator Bryan Hughes at The Intercontinental Member Non-Member $50 $75

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Are you a new member?

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(PLEASE NOTE: Reservations require payment unless cancelled by February 1, 2019. If a registration is cancelled after February 15, 2019, an additional $50 cancellation fee will be applied.)

Longview Chamber of Commerce 410 N. Center Street Longview, Texas 75601

sbrown@longviewtx.com Phone: 903.237.4003 Fax: 903.237.4049

During your first year of new membership, you can place an insert in R.E.A.C.H. for free! For more information contact Suzanne Brown at sbrown@longviewtx.com.

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