Perryman says look for new opportunities

Last week I attended a meeting where Dr. Ray Perryman and some other economists spoke. They all had some great insight of what is going on in the world today.

Some of the facts and figures that came from the meeting were that the U.S. has 20 percent of the manufacturers today in the business world.

Entrepreneurs are starting new business every day because of the climate of the economy. The internet is the mega trend these days and it has billions of contacts for business.

In this time of uncertainty there are so many opportunities out there if we will just pursue them. The Internet is a perfect tool to check into all types of subjects and interests and of course it opens up your selling power to the world.

Although the economy seems unsure right now, it is also an exciting time, because of all of the new possibilities out there. So as we continue to go forward we can't lose heart, because as many negatives as there are right now, there are twice as many positives. We just have to keep looking forward.

Jewelry offerings

We have a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday, June 26 at the Chamber office (1203 W. Cameron Ave.) for Cookie Lee Jewelry, salesperson Jody Logsdon. Jody will also have a display of her jewelry so come by and see this line of jewelry.

Garage sale

Before you know it, it will be time for the Community Wide Garage Sale, set for Saturday, Sept. 5 this year.

Call the Chamber to get your sale on our map — $7 for nonmembers and $5 for members.

Fireworks show ahead

The July 4th Fireworks will be held in Rockdale this year on Friday, July 3 at the Fair Park. Entertainment will begin at 8 p.m. with Broken Chains, with the fireworks to begin at dark. This is free to the public and everyone is asked to bring lawn chairs.

Fireworks are hosted by Citizens National Bank and we thank them for this service.

Until next time I leave you with this: We can go further faster, if we are doing it together.


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