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Chamber Prayer Breakfast to be held Nov. 22


Everyone is invited to attend the Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber Prayer Breakfast to be held on Tuesday, November 22 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the DeKalb County Complex Community Theatre.  Doors open at 6:30 a.m.


Cumberland University President Paul C. Stumb will be the keynote speaker.  Dr. Stumb officially became the 26th president of Cumberland University on April 29, 2016. Dr. Stumb has served Cumberland University since 2003, when he became an Adjunct Professor, a capacity in which he served for two years before becoming Dean of the Labry School, now the Labry School of Science, Technology and Business.


Also on the program, Suzanne Slager will be singing the National Anthem and the special music. Local Boy Scout Troop #347 will present the flags. Leaders from our community will lead prayers for our Children and Families, Health and Healing of our Communities, and Military and Emergency Response Personnel making this a meaningful and memorable experience. A delicious breakfast will be prepared by Jason Evans, head chef of The Inn at Evins Mill. The menu includes homemade buttermilk biscuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, country ham, fruit platter, fresh baked muffins, orange juice, and coffee. Breakfast will be served with the help of the 2016 Chamber Board of Directors.


Tickets are $12 per person and can be purchased at the Chamber office, from the Chamber Board of Directors, by calling the Chamber office, or emailing  We’ll be glad to hold your tickets at the door.


“I would like to invite everyone to join us at this special and inspirational event in giving thanks to God for the abundant blessings He has given us in our county and for His direction as we move forward into the future,” said  Chamber Executive Director Suzanne Williams.


The Chamber would like to thank current Chamber Prayer Breakfast Sponsors: Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital, DTC Communications, Caney Fork Electric Cooperative, and Sunbelt Realty.  For tickets or additional information, call the Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber at 615-597-4163.