By Daniel Elizondo
The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce has penciled in its annual Chamber Banquet to be held on Thursday, Feb. 26 at Silsbee High School.
This year, the banquet will feature guest speaker Joe V Tortorice, Jr., founder of Jason's Deli restaurant in Beaumont.
Tortorice opened the first Jason's Deli in 1976 and today, the chain has swelled to 253 locations in 29 states.
The banquet will also feature several awards this year, including Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Teacher of the Year and First Responder of the Year.
Tickets for the banquet are $25 each and can be purchased at the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce office, located at 545 North 5th Street, or call 409-385-5562.