Press Releases

Academic Achievement Banquet

The 30th Annual Academic Achievement Banquet co-sponsored by the Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce and the Franklin Parish School Board was a tremendous success.   Forty-four seniors and twenty-eight juniors were recognized.  All seniors were given two scholarships determined by a random drawing totaling $30,350.  Sixteen seniors with a 25+ on the [continued…]

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3rd Annual Chamber Golf Tournament

The Chamber will be holding the 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 7th at the Twin Oaks Country Club.  It will be a 2 Man Scramble with tee time at 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., if needed, 36 team limit.   Lunch provided by Smokers Paradise between tee times. The [continued…]

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Welcome New Chamber Member

The Chamber Board of Directors and the Membership would like to welcome our newest member, O’Nealgas, Inc. (located on 4030 Front Street in Winnsboro). We are proud to have them as members and look forward to their participation in Chamber events. WELCOME ABOARD!!!

Christmas Events!

Christmas time is just around the corner, and the Chamber has been planning the annual events for the season. We will kick of the holiday season with the lightening of the trees on Trail of Trees December 1st at 6:00 p.m. (If you wish to purchase a tree, contact the [continued…]

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Plans Made for “Main to Main ‘15”

Throughout November, Winnsboro will be joining the other 37 Main Street communities in Louisiana in the annual “Louisiana Main to Main, A Cultural Road Show.” Events to encourage road trips from one Main Street community to the next are being planned for the entire month, with each community planning special [continued…]

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November Membership Meeting

Kelly Brantley, author of Debt-Free & Wealthy, will be our guest speaker at our membership meeting which will be held Thursday, November 12th at 12 o’clock noon in the Old Post Office Museum. Make your reservation through the Chamber office by noon Wednesday, November 11th. New Chamber Board of Directors for 2016 [continued…]

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Busy Schedule Ahead

             Lots of autumn activities are in store for Franklin Parish, so please mark your calendars with these dates. Call the Chamber of Commerce and the Main Street office at 435-4488 or 435-3781 for further information on the individual events. Tuesday, Oct. 6 – FARMERS APPRECIATION EVENT – 6 [continued…]

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Farmer’s Appreciation Event

Well it’s that time again, FALL! Time for the 18th Annual Farmers Appreciation Event, which is scheduled for Tuesday, October 6th at 6:00 p.m. held at Life Church, Highway 15 north. The Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce proudly salutes the backbone of our parish economy…farmers. As usual we will honor the [continued…]

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Welcome New Chamber Members

The Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome our newest members, Air Evac Lifeteam, Adams Pharmacy, Inc., Rev. Shawn T. Hornsby, and Bishop Andrew White, Sr. We are glad to have you join us! Welcome to our team!

New Chamber Website

If you are reading this, then you are aware that our new website is active.  One of the things we are most excited about is the calendar of events page.  You will notice we have already begun filling the calendar with upcoming events.  If you have an event or activity [continued…]

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