Chamber of Commerce to hold annual banquet on Thursday

The Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual banquet on Thursday, August 4th, in the Family Life Center of the First Baptist Church Jonesboro. The event will begin at 6 PM with a social hour and silent auction followed by dinner and the program, featuring special guest speaker Teddy Allen, winner of the 2022 Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.teddy allen1

Known for his wit, the nationally recognized featured columnist, who over the past 30 years has written for virtually every major newspaper in the state is now a part of the Journal Services LLC and is favorite of the Wednesday’s edition of the Jackson Parish Journal. Not only has the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame member made a name for himself through the news and sports print media, he is also the author of three books, and for the past several years has been a major contributor to the Louisiana Tech sports broadcast team. 

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