Mansfield Chamber of Commerce Meets, Discusses Upcoming Events

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On Thursday, June 6 at noon, members of the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce met in a regularly scheduled meeting.

After calling the meeting to order, Chamber President Mike Gipson read the names of newly added members. Those include: Queen V Nail Salon, located at 12760 S. State Highway 23 in Booneville, Cherokee Tire, located at 700 Highway 71 N. in Mansfield, Mayor Buddy Black and Recorder/Treasurer Becky Walker.

The Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to host the second annual Mayor’s 5k Fun Run on June 29. That event will begin at 8 a.m. The following is a map for the race.

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Gipson updated the members on the cost of the fireworks for the upcoming Independence Day Celebration slated for June 4. This year’s festivities will begin at 5 p.m., and include a cornhole tournament and concessions. Fireworks will begin at dark. The chamber sponsors the annual event and pays for the fireworks display. This year’s celebration totaled $3,825.

In October the chamber will be sponsoring the inaugural cruise night. Details are still being worked out for this event.

The chamber is set to meet again on July 3 at noon.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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