October 2017 First Friday Luncheon
Guest Speaker: Chet Garner, The Daytripper
Chet Garner is the creator, host, executive producer and writer of The Daytripper, a 7-time Emmy-award-winning Texas travel show airing on PBS stations across the country. Read about his trip to Lufkin at https://thedaytripper.com/daytrips/lufkin-tx/.
Silver Spike Award Presentation:
Since 1991, Leadership Lufkin has annually selected an outstanding graduate of the program to honor with the Silver Spike Award. Named in memory of Butch McMullen of the Angelina and Neches River Railroad, the award is presented to a graduate of at least 10 years who has excelled in their role as a leader in all areas of his or her life.
The winner of this award will have exhibited the following characteristics that were exemplified by Butch McMullen:
• A leader and role model in profession, church, and/or community
• A strong positive influence and source of encouragement to others to be actively involved in the community and make a positive difference
• An avid planner with a heart and vision for the future of Angelina County