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New Palestine Chamber Director speaks on position, vision

PALESTINE, August 1, 2013—The Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the position of Director would be filled by Mark Mitchell.

Mitchell says he has always wanted to be involved with a Chamber of Commerce. “I’ve had the opportunity over my career to be involved with a variety of Chambers of Commerce,” he said. “Being a part of a Chamber of Commerce…being the director has always been something that’s interested me.”

Mitchell, a graduate of Oklahoma State, welcomes the opportunity to serve in East Texas for the first time. “Palestine…absolutely seems like a wonderful community,” said Mitchell. “It’s a community that celebrated its past, but is really excited about what’s going on in the future.”

Mitchell is scheduled to officially assume the position on August 19.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Mitchell about the new position and his vision for the future. Click below to hear interview.


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