Chambers to form alliance

Decatur to work with Gentry, Gravette and Centerton

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

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Decatur Chamber of Commerce members agreed to move forward with a plan to work with the Gentry, Gravette and Centerton Chambers of Commerce to bring more business to the area.

Chamber of Commerce president Royce Johnson said at Monday’s meeting that he had been contacted by Phillip Watkins of Centerton about a plan for the chambers of commerce to work together to generate more business for the west side of the county.

One example of how Watkins suggested the chambers could work together was to hold meetings honoring local businesses and have them catered by a restaurant in another town so businesses in one town could learn what the others have to offer, Johnson said.

Watkins suggested meeting once ...

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