WAPDD Visits Mansfield Chamber of Commerce

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The members of the Mansfield/Huntington Area Chamber of Commerce members met on Thursday, March 7.

President Mike Gipson commented on the success of the recent Tiger Plunge, and initiated discussion on the upcoming Community Easter Egg Hunt.

That event is scheduled for Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m. There will be two age categories for hunting eggs. There will also be a chance drawing for gift baskets. The Chamber sponsored community Easter Egg hunt will be held at the Mansfield City Lake Park.

The City of Mansfield’s grant writer, Shelby Allen, addressed the chamber members and stressed the importance of the upcoming census. Allen wants to form a committee to help educate residents on what the census is about.

Representatives Ashley Garris and Sasha Grist from the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District were also present. Grist spoke briefly on the critical role WAPDD plays within the town and with businesses.

The next Chamber of Commerce meeting will be on April 4 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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