Forest Area Chamber Of Commerce - Forest, Mississippi USA

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Forest Area Chamber Of Commerce - Forest, Mississippi USA

Womens Luncheon

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Forest Area Chamber of Commerce

7th Annual Women’s Luncheon

Wednesday, April 23 - 12:00 pm

Forest Baptist Church Family Life Center

Featuring: Lynn Fitch, State of Mississippi Treasurer

Tickets: $15/person 

 

 

Wing Dang Doodle 2013

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September 28, 2013 - 8:00am - 3:00pm

Visit www.WingDangDoodleFestival.com


The 10th anniversary edition of the popular Wing Dang Doodle is September 28, 2013 in Gaddis Park. It is a joint production of the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Forest. The day will be packed with fun for the entire family.

The Wing Dang Dash, 5K run/walk, will start the day off with a bang. After the run the wing cooking contest begins. Cooking teams begin preparing a year in advance to take home the top prize of $1000 for the best chicken wing. Bring your lawn chair and relax under the shade trees as you enjoy a great lineup of bands who come from all around. In addition to good music and tasty chicken wings, the Wing Dang Doodle Festival promises a broad selection of other activities and vendors that will appeal to the entire family.

We hope to see you at the Doodle!

 

Wing Dang Dash 5K Run/Walk Registration Forms are available now. Late Registration after Sept 4th. 

Cooking Team Applications are available now.  The deadline is Sept 11, 2013.  Prizes are:

     1st place-$1000
     2nd place-$750
     3rd place-$500
     4th place-$250
     5th place- $100
     Most Spirited Booth-$250      

Sponsors needed!  Download Sponsor Request (Deadline Sept 4, 2013)

Vendor Applications are available now. (Deadline Sept 18, 2013)

 

 

Welcome

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Welcome to the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce. Located in Scott County in the heart of central Mississippi, Forest is one of the region’s most progressive small towns. The Chamber of Commerce takes an active role in the continuing effort of ensuring that the Forest/Scott County area remains a growing community with economic stability, thriving business-industry, good schools, and affordable housing. For over a century, our Chamber has worked with business and community leaders to improve the quality of life for everyone, and our goal is to continue to move our community forward in the 21st Century. Forest is known throughout the state for its small town charm, beauty, hospitality, and caring people. Whether you are visiting, new to the area, or an “old timer,” we welcome you!

Forest, the county seat of Scott County, was chartered in November 1865 by the Mississippi State Legislature. Its name was derived from the dense pine forest, which surrounded the site. Located in central Mississippi at the intersection of I-20 and Highway 35, Forest is home to such corporations as Lady Forest Farms, Raytheon Company Systems, Inc., Unipres Southeast USA, Inc., and Tyson Foods; yet, it retains the charm and friendliness of the South.

This is a town where family values are cherished, education is priority, and the quality of life is exceptional. Gaddis Park, the Scott County Livestock Coliseum, Bo Clark baseball field, and nearby state parks provide a variety of recreational opportunities. Residents also enjoy plays, musicals, and art shows sponsored by Forest Community Arts. We invite you to join the good folks in Forest. It’s a great place to live!