Angelina Co. Chamber honors small businesses - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Angelina Co. Chamber honors small businesses

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

Several small, hard workinglocal businesses were in the spotlight Friday. They were honored for theircontribution to the community.

This year the Lufkin/AngelinaCounty Chamber made some changes in the past only one business was recognized,but this year the businesses were divided and honored based on the size of thecompany.

East Texas Monuments was awarded the businessof the year for 0-10 employees.

"We are surprised we were nominated,"East Texas Monument owner Doug Russell said. "With the chamber here in Lufkinit is a great honor for anybody to get nominated for small business of theyear."

Ray's Drive In won the award for the group of11 to 50 employees.

"Ray's has been inbusiness for so long and I can stop and reflect that the main thing thatbrought us to where we are today are the employees," said Lawana Ray, theowner of Ray's.

 The winner of the largest category was GVCS Inc.

"It's an honor toreceive this award," said Chris Johnson. "It's not just an award for myself, ormy father, but it's an award for the whole organization."

This year was the 15thyear of the event.

Copyright 2013 KTRE. All rights reserved.

  • East Texas NewsMore>>

  • Porcupine found in Central

    Porcupine found in Central

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:23:19 GMT

    r animal is safe tonight thanks to Lufkin Police Department. Over the weekend former Police Chief, Scott Marcotte, found Quigley in Central, Texas. 

    More >>

    r animal is safe tonight thanks to Lufkin Police Department. Over the weekend former Police Chief, Scott Marcotte, found Quigley in Central, Texas. 

    More >>
  • Early voting begins for local municipal, school board elections

    Early voting begins for local municipal, school board elections

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:23:06 GMT

    Early voting for local municipal and school board elections took place today. 

    More >>

    Early voting for local municipal and school board elections took place today. 

    More >>
  • East Texas Giving Day

    East Texas Giving Day

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:16:55 GMT

    Residents across 32 counties in East Texas are invited to participate in East Texas Giving Day starting tomorrow at 6 a.m. 

    More >>

    Residents across 32 counties in East Texas are invited to participate in East Texas Giving Day starting tomorrow at 6 a.m. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly