The Mansfield Chamber of Commerce met on Thursday, August 1 at noon. President Mike Gipson recapped the last two sponsored events, including the Mayor’s 5k Fun Run and the Fourth of July fireworks show.
Gipson expressed his gratitude to all those who helped make them a success. Businesses included Today’s Bank, Chambers Bank, Farmers Bank, Walters, Gaston, Allison and Parker Attorneys at Law, Duck’s Body Shop and Robert Bearden
Also volunteering their time and services were members of the Mansfield Fire Department: Chief Michael Smith, Albert Haysmer, and Jason Teague. Neighboring Huntington Fire was also in attendance with Duane Logsdon and
Every penny that is either donated, paid through membership or generated through fundraisers make these events possible.
The next event is scheduled for Saturday, August 3 at the Mansfield City Lake Park. The second annual Kid’s Fishing Derby will begin at 8 a.m. There will be plaques awarded to three age
Then, the members discussed an inaugural event planned for this October. Cruise Night is scheduled for October 5 from 3-9 p.m. More plans will be announced at the next meeting. Currently there are plans to hold a car
To wrap up the end of the year, the Chamber will once again sponsor the tree lighting ceremony on December 6, and on December 7, the town’s Christmas parade.
Be watching for more details on further events and details following next month’s meeting.