Magnolia Chambers of Commerce Unify

What we reported Members of the Greater Magnolia and Magnolia Parkway chambers of commerce voted in late October to merge the chambers.

The two Magnolia chambers of commerce announced plans of the merger in late 2016. The two Magnolia chambers of commerce announced plans of the merger in late 2016.[/caption]

The latest The chambers began operating as the newly formed Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 1. A 16-member board of directors leads the unified chamber in its first year with Kendrick Skipper, owner of the Magnolia Chick-fil-A location, as chairman. The chamber will operate out of the former GMCC office at 18935 FM 1488, Magnolia.

What’s next In early 2017, the GMPCC will develop a new logo and website, select committee leaders and teams, and finalize the 2017 calendar of events.

This story is one update from The January Issue. View the full list of [8 things to look for in 2017] here.

By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.