LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Craig O'Neill of THV 11 News will be the evening's special guest and keynote speaker for the Beebe Chamber of Commerce annual dinner and awards banquet on Thursday May 2nd, 2013. The event will spotlight volunteerism, local business, and civic organizations. It will also be highlighted by the presentation of scholarships and annual Community Awards.
The program of activities begins at 6:00 pm with a mix and mingle along with a silent auction where guests will enjoy browsing the items donated by local businesses and artisans. A catered banquet will begin at 7:00 pm and will commence as the live auction and Fund A Need program will begin, led by world champion auctioneer, Neal Davis. Funds raised will support events, community outreach, and college scholarships.
Advance tickets are available for $25 per person and will be $30 at the door. A special discount will be made for those who wish to reserve an entire table at the event, contact Kristen Boswell for details.
In an effort to share the community spirit of Beebe, the event is open to the public. We hope to increase awareness of local businesses, civic organizations, and recognize those who stand out for their volunteer efforts in Beebe.
Door prizes will be given every 15 minutes and the first 150 guests will take home a special gift bundle provided by the Beebe Chamber of Commerce and local businesses in gratitude for attendance.
Make your reservations today. Tickets may be purchased at any of the local area banks or contact Dr. Robert Beavers at 501-882-5491or Kristen Boswell, at the Chamber of Commerce office, at 501-882-8135.