Tickets are on sale and sponsorships are still available for the annual dinner of the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce.

The formal event will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. Tickets are $60 per person or tables seating eight people are $600.

The keynote speaker for the Chamber’s Annual Dinner will be Rex Nelson, known as one of the most high-profile writers and speakers in the state, according to a news release.

“As senior editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, he writes three columns a week and essays for the cover of the newspaper’s Sunday Perspective section. He’s the author of three books: the first full-length biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton, a biography of Arkansas educator Ben Elrod and a collection of his essays on Arkansas. He’s also the author of a popular blog known as Rex Nelson’s Southern Fried and makes regular television and radio appearances,” according to the release.

Sponsorship levels include $2,000 platinum; $1,000 gold; $500 silver; and $250 bronze.

To reserve tickets, for sponsorships or details, contact Nancy McNew at 870-535-0110 or email