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Bryan/College Station Chamber Of Commerce Annual Banquet

The 101st year of the Bryan/College Station chamber of commerce was celebrated at Monday night’s annual banquet.

Chamber president Glen Brewer announced another record year, including a banquet crowd of 550.

Brewer also announced the chamber ambassador of the year was Katerina Hall of Baylor Scott & White hospital.

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And as previously announced, Citizen of the year Randy French and volunteer of the year Debbie Holliday were recognized.

The banquet speaker, Texas A&M system chancellor John Sharp, reviewed what has happened the last eight years and looked ahead to future projects and goals.

That was followed by remarks from the chamber board’s past chairwoman Vicki Reim and new board chairman Phil Shackelford.

Listen to “Remarks from B/CS chamber board chairs during the 2019 annual banquet” on Spreaker.

The list includes adding an eighth state agency…emergency management…along with a law school, outsourcing at the flagship and other campuses, the growth in research money that is approaching $1 billion dollars, the new A&M campus at McAllen, the RELLIS campus, and public-private partnerships that include future groundbreaking of a 61 story multiple use structure in Houston.

Listen to “Texas A&M system chancellor John Sharp's remarks at the B/CS chamber of commerce annual banquet, November 5 2019” on Spreaker.

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Posted by on Nov 5 2019. Filed under Featured Stories, Local News for Newsletter, News.
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