Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce
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The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Pinehurst Gallery. The business is locally owned by Phyliss and John Nazworth. They frame most anything you can think of. Services include diploma framing, custom picture framing, shadow boxes and canvas stretching just to name a few things. Pinehurst Gallery is located at 2498 MLK Jr. Drive, Suite C Orange, TX. For more information please call (409) 882-9008.
Student of the Month
Javiery Vindel was announced as the Student of the Month by the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Vindel is described as a hard working student and a strong lady who has overcome and persevered through so much. She is involved in National Honor Society, Key Club, and has been on Homecoming court. Javiery plans to attend college to become a civil engineer.
Business of the Quarter
Robert’s Meat Market and Steakhouse was recognized as the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce Business of the Quarter. The restaurant was established in 1979 when they opened their first business on Simmons Drive. With a lot of hard work they were able to build a bigger store a few years later. He has continued to grow through the years and moved the business to the Pinehurst area where he has since built a Steakhouse with a banquet room. Robert has made many contributions to the Orange community. Robert has a loyal staff of employees and has stated "with good employees you can do anything"
School District Employee of the Month
Mrs. Heidi Strandberg was recognized as School District Employee of the Month by the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Strandberg is an English teacher at Mauriceville Middle School where she serves as the Panthers in Prayer sponsor. She pushes and expects the best from her students and is always willing to help them learn in any way she can. Congratulations to Mrs. Heidi Strandberg!
The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Crawdad’s Store. Crawdad's is a well known locally owned convenience store chain with locations around Southeast Texas and provides all your needs including gas, food and friendly service conveniently located at 4080 I 10 West, Orange, TX 77632.
Student of the Month
The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce awarded Sophie Braud as the Student of the Month. Miss Braud is a senior at Little Cypress Mauriceville High School where she is National Honor Society President, Student Council Vice President and Head Cheerleader. She is a 7 time All American Cheerleader and 2014 Miss Dance of Texas. Sophie is the daughter of Brian and Rhonda Braud. She plans to attend LSU to become a dermatologist.
The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Courtland Resources. Courtland Resources offers staff leasing services that include payroll processing with direct deposit (optional) and pay cards. Courtland offers worker's compensation insurance to all employees. In addition, Courtland Resources offers group health insurance, group dental insurance, group vision insurance, AFLAC, and group life insurance with competitive rates. In addition, we can provide 401 (K) plans to fit your business needs. Courtland Resources has low Texas-Work Force rates available and workers compensation rates with no modifiers. Call or email to see how it all works. Courtland Resources is located at 3410 I 10 West Orange, TX 77632. For more information call (409) 883-0502.
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The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization of over 450 businesses, organizations and entrepreneurs from the cities of Orange, Pinehurst and West Orange that are here to help our local businesses thrive and do our part to promote economic development. We not only want to do our part in giving our current businesses the support they need, but we also want to encourage continued development and growth. Additionally, we want the community as a whole to understand the asset we can be as a source of information, a promoter of community involvement and much more.
The Chamber is the organization that connects businesses and leads the drive for responsible and profitable growth in the Greater Orange Area.