Bridge City Chamber 2016 Christmas Light Parade

Christmas parade save the date 2016

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The Fajita Factory Ribbon Cutting

RC Fajita Factory 8.18.16

 

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome The Fajita Factory to its membership on August 18, 2016.  The Fajita Factory is locally owned and operated by Elver Uriostegui.  They are conveniently located at 2198 Texas Avenue and open Monday-Saturday 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Every Wednesday, First Responders eat FREE at The Fajita Factory!  The Fajita Factory has dine-in, carry out, drive thru window and catering services.  For a discount coupon, go to the Chamber’s coupon page www.bridgecitychamber.com.   To place an order for pick-up or for more information, call 409-792-5064 or check them out on Facebook.

 

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Member of the Month – The Cure Starts Now

BOM TCSN 8.9.16The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that The Cure Starts Now Foundation – Southeast Texas Chapter has been named Member of the Month for August 2016.   Chapter Director Cristy Smith accepted the award, sponsored by Sabine River Ford, from Ambassador and Director Lucy Fields, at the August Networking Coffee hosted by Neighbors Emergency Center Orange.  The Cure Starts Now received gifts from Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City, Mary Kelone of Barefoot Souls, Beaumont Occupational Services, Complete Staffing and Neches Federal Credit Union.

The Southeast Texas chapter of The Cure Starts Now was formed in honor and memory of Corbin Burnett, son of Cristy Smith.  Corbin passed away at age 10 of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) a devastating, aggressive brain tumor of childhood, ten and a half months after diagnosis.  The Cure Starts Now Cancer Research Foundation (501c3 Federal Non-Profit) is one of the only cancer foundations dedicated to a “homerun” cure for all cancers, starting first with one of the most deadly and difficult cancers: pediatric brain cancer. For more information on The Cure Starts Now Foundation or to make a donation, go to:  www.southeasttexas.thecurestartsnow.org

Pictured in photo left to right:  Phillip Smith, Cristy Smith, and Lucy Fields

 

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Employee of the Month Jorrie Higgins

EOM Jorrie Higgins 8.9.16Please join The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce in congratulating Jorrie Higgins, Instructor at Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City, on receiving the Employee of the Month Award for August 2016.  Jorrie was presented her award, sponsored by Sabine River Ford, by Ambassador and Board Member Elyse Thibodeaux, owner of Tiger Rock Martial Arts, at the August Networking Coffee hosted by Neighbors Emergency Center in Orange.  Jorrie received gifts and gift certificates from the following businesses:  Peggy’s on the Bayou, Beaumont Occupational Services, Rani Dillow of Westin Mortgage, Neches Federal Credit Union, Total Impressions Salon, Dupuis Tire & Service Center, The Record Newspapers, Bridge City Dairy Queen, Sabine Federal Credit Union, Mary Kelone of Barefoot Souls, The Classy Peacock, Complete Staffing, and MCT Credit Union.

Jorrie has been an instructor at Tiger Rock Martial Arts Bridge City since February 2016.  She teaches Tiger Cubs up through teenager level classes.  When asked what the best thing about working for Tiger Rock is, she said, “helping improve other people’s lives and making them better citizens.”  Higgins is from Vidor and completed homeschooling in May of this year.

Pictured in photo from left to right:  Austin Verret, Jorrie Higgins, Tina Higgins, and Elyse Thibodeaux.

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Member of the Month – Bridge City Volunteer Fire & Rescue

 

BCFireRescue BOM 7.16The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Bridge City Fire and Rescue has been named Member of the Month for July 2016.   Chief Ricky Bodin accepted the award, sponsored by Sabine River Ford, from Ambassador and Director Shirley Zimmerman, at the July Networking Coffee hosted by Triangle Area Network-Orange.  Bridge City Fire and Rescue received gifts from Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City, Mary Kelone of Barefoot Souls, Scot C. Shaffer Farmers Insurance, and Neches Federal Credit Union.

Pictured in photo left to right:  Captain Josh Taylor, Firefighter/EMT Ramona Hanks, Chief Ricky Bodin, Firefighter/EMT Taylor Sullivan, Ambassador/Director Shirley Zimmerman, Chaplain/EMT/City Councilwoman Tammy Fissette, and Firefighter Bertha Garza.

 

 

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