CCL Chamber hosting a brand new Back-to-School event on August 18

Press release

For a great family night out to celebrate the end of summer and back-to-school, look no further than the Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming Back to School Bash, slated for 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. on August 18 at Mabank Pavilion.

This brand new event is being planned as a fundraiser for both the chamber and the Mabank Athletic Booster Club and the highlight of the evening will be a fried fish (or chicken) dinner with all the trimmings for $10 per tickets. Dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the chamber office or from any Mabank Athletic Booster Club member.

Also featured will be vendors from the business community who will be on hand to talk about their goods and services, school organizations, and non-profit/civic groups to talk about their services. The spaces are available for $50 for businesses, $25 for non-profits, and FREE for school organizations. To reserve your space, call or email the chamber office and ask for a vendor application. 903.887.3152 or You can also stop by the chamber office at 604 S. Third St., Ste. E Mabank and fill out your application.

Besides vendors and dinner, attendees can look forward to live and silent auctions, door prizes, raffle, live entertainment, bounce houses for the kids, new MHS athletic apparel available from the Mabank Athletic Booster Club and more! According to chamber President, Jo Ann Hanstrom, “We’re making every effort to create a memorable evening of family fun that will set a tone of community involvement. We hope this new event will be well-supported by citizens and businesses of the entire area that Mabank ISD serves.” She went on to say that the bulk of the money raised will benefit the Mabank Athletic Booster Club and their programs for kids, such as scholarships. Part of the proceeds will benefit the chamber and go into its operating fund.

For more information, contact the Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 903-887-3152, or call Randy Teague at 903-887-4111.

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