Odessa Chamber of Commerce plans new teacher breakfast
Ector County Independent School District’s new teachers will gather with area chamber members to kick off the new school year at the Chamber’s ECISD New Teacher Welcome Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 16 at the Ector County Coliseum in building G.
Presented by Chevron, this event is a great opportunity to build company brand awareness and a way to show appreciation to the individuals who will be teaching and caring for Odessa’s future leaders, a news release said.
This year will mark the fifth annual New Teacher Welcome Breakfast and is expected to draw more than 350 new teachers to the coliseum, the release said.
Teachers will have the opportunity to visit more than 50 Chamber businesses that are participating in the breakfast expo. Businesses range from insurance companies, banks to religious organizations, medical services and others.
Each teacher is given bags filled with “swag” from participating businesses along with raffle items donated from various Chamber businesses.
This event is sold out. Vendor set up for Chamber businesses that purchased a booth are 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 15 and 7 a.m. Aug. 16.