Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Gala Shaping Up to Have Record Attendance

January 17, 2017 (Batesville, AR)—The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) has

announced its plans for its 2017 Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting & Gala, presented by

First Community Bank, will be held at Josie’s Steakhouse on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at 6 p.m.

BACC has partnered with First Community Bank, Peco Foods, White River Medical Center, and

Edward Jones to bring Chamber members and the community together to review the previous

year’s accomplishments and learn about BACC’s program of work for the new year. Outstanding

businesses and individuals in the business community will be recognized during the Annual

Meeting’s award ceremony.

In addition, the meeting will provide a glance at what to expect from IMPACT Independence

County’s strategic planning initiative for 2017.

“We had a tremendous response from last year’s meeting and gala and learned that our

membership and community love taking the time to reflect on work and accomplishments from the

previous year as we look forward to new and exciting things to come,” said BACC’s Chief

Operating Officer Jamie Rayford. “We love that this year’s event has already grown larger than

any past meeting and we want to continue to offer more and more Independence County

residents opportunities to learn more and invest to become a part of this action plan.”

General admission tickets cost $100 each and are inclusive of dinner and entertainment.

Contact Jamie Rayford at [email protected] .org for additional ticket information.

About The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce:

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading voice of business in Independence


County, providing advocacy, promotion, and resources for chamber members. The Batesville

Area Chamber of Commerce sets the standard for excellence in member service, community

collaboration, business growth and achieving a high quality of life in the Batesville area.