The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce will host the Annual Lufkin/Angelina County Day Reception in Austin, presented by Lufkin Economic Development Corp., in honor of state officials, legislators and agencies on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The day will begin with a keynote presentation from Evan Smith, CEO and co-founder of the Texas Tribune, at the Legislative Conference Center at noon. At 12:50 p.m., a group photo will be taken at the same location. Following at 1 p.m., attendees will hear presentations from Hector Valle, Senior Deputy Director Governmental Relations; Commissioner Harrison Keller, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; Chair of House Redistricting Committee, Representative Phil King; and Chancellor John Sharp, Texas A&M University System. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Austin Club located at 110 East 9th Street in Austin. A buffet and beverages will be provided to attendees. There will be opportunities to meet with key legislative and regulatory leaders, as well as network with other East Texans interested in government affairs.
We want to thank our sponsors for making this event possible. We would like to give special thanks to the Presenting Sponsor – Lufkin Economic Development Corp.; Gold Sponsors – Consolidated Communications and Lufkin/Angelina County Economic Development Partnership; Silver Sponsor – SERVPRO of Lufkin/South Nacogdoches County, Skelton Slusher Barnhill Watkins & Wells, and Southside Bank; Bronze Sponsor – Axley & Rode CPA’s, Community Title, East Texas Asphalt Co., Fenley & Bate, LLP, Gann Medford Real Estate, Lufkin ISD, Moore Brothers Construction Co. and Oncor Electric Delivery.
- Megan Whitworth is the former creative director of Texas Forest Country Living. Growing up in East Texas, Megan discovered her love of writing at the age of 11, writing song lyrics and poetry, which turned into essays and articles for publications around East Texas. She later added photography into the mix capturing Friday night football games, the latest fashion looks, and portraits of people around the nation. Megan enjoys karaoke, blogging, reading, and road trips. She resides in Lufkin with her husband, Ryan, and two cats, Felix and Lucy.