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The Abilene Chamber of Commerce announced in a Monday news release its board of directors for 2021-2022.Effective Oct. 1, the chamber's executive comm

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The Abilene Chamber of Commerce announced in a Monday news release its board of directors for 2021-2022.

Effective Oct. 1, the chamber’s executive committee is led by: Laura Moore, chair, of The Grace Museum; Mike Fernandez, chair elect, of Texas National Bank; Kelly Jay, secretary/treasurer, of Texas Media Inc.; and Marshall Morris, immediate past chair, of First Financial Bank.

Also serving one year terms on the executive committee will be: Dr. Kelsi Mangrem, of Holland Hearing Center; Shaun Martin, of Atmos Energy; and Taylor Sturgis, of Key Appraisal Group.

“I could not be more excited to continue the solid history and tradition that the leaders before me have established and to work to ensure the Chamber, its operating divisions and Abilene community be the best they can be,” said Moore in the release.

For information, go to abilenechamber.com.

Sweetwater banker elected to state board

SWEETWATER — Mike Fernandez, president of Sweetwater-based Texas National Bank, was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the Independent Bankers Association of Texas board of directors.

Fernandez has served on the board since being appointed to it in 2019, and will now continue as an elected member. He accepted the position at the association’s 47th annual convention held Sept. 18-21 in Austin.

Fernandez joined Texas National Bank in 2012, starting as vice president of lending. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University and an MBA from Texas A&M University – San Antonio, and is a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.

Application sought for Environmental Quality Incentives Program

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service recently announced its first funding application deadline for its Environmental Quality Incentives Program will be Oct. 29, with a second deadling on Feb. 11.

Applications for the program – which provides assistance to agricultural producers for conservation efforts – are accepted all year, but deadlines are used to rank eligible programs.

Producers may submit applications to their local USDA service center. USDA clients may submit applications to Farmers.gov.

For information, contact the Abilene Service Center at 325-692-8238 ext. 3 or go to tx.nrcs.usda.gov.

Funeral Directors Life named top company for employees

Funeral Directors Life was recently named one of the 2021 Best Companies to Work for in Texas by Texas Monthly and the Best Companies Group.

The award is based off a statewide survey and recognizes the top 100 employers in the state based on measures of workplace policies, practices and demographics, as well as an employee survey.

Funeral Directors Life was ranked No. 7 in the state for medium-sized companies this year, up from its placement at No. 13 in 2020.

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