Chamber of Commerce
Memorial scholarship dropped
Last updated 12/20/2017 at 4:42pm
The December 12 meeting of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce gave its first vote of approval to the 2018 budget for the group, cutting back wherever possible to achieve a positive balance at year’s end. To do so, the Chamber board had opted to eliminate the Tim Suchland Memorial scholarship for $1,000 in addition to cutting back on many other line items. The Miss Odessa scholarships associated with the community float will remain in place. Chamber president Zach Schafer said board members very much hoped that some other civic group or perhaps a group of interested individuals might take on t...