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Midland Chamber, Odessa Chamber and UTPB celebrate milestone anniversaries

Midland Chamber, Odessa Chamber and UTPB celebrate milestone anniversaries

The Midland Chamber of Commerce joined the Odessa Chamber of Commerce and The University of Texas Permian Basin this week to celebrate their respective milestone anniversaries.

The Midland Chamber’s 100th, the Odessa Chamber’s 90th, and UTPB’s 50th anniversaries are all being honored throughout the year.

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, hundreds gathered at UTPB’s Center for Energy and Economic Diversification (CEED) to celebrate all three at a joint mixer.

UTPB President Dr. Sandra Woodley served as the emcee.

“This was a wonderful event allowing Midlanders and Odessans to gather in fellowship, and it was another great occasion for our three organizations to partner together,” Dr. Woodley said.

Odessa Chamber CEO Renee Earls and Midland Chamber CEO Evan Thomas were among the attendees.

“We know the strength of our communities when we band together on the larger issues and projects, but there’s tremendous value in coming together to enjoy good food, music, and neighborly conversations,” Earls said.

Thomas added, “We are all celebrating our anniversaries and proud histories. However, we’re just as focused on the future of Midland, Odessa, and the Permian Basin for the next
50, 90, and 100 years.”

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