Cassandra Spencer Apodaka, CEO and operator of Midway Entertainment, was inducted into the Huntsville-Walker Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. In the presence of IOM President and CEO Ray Hernandez, the Chamber held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in honor of the introduction of Midway.
Hernandez introduced Apodaca to the House members and city representatives present. The induction ceremony began with a statement from Hernandez and Huntsville Economic Development Director Tamara Gunn.
Gunn said: “It’s always a great occasion to celebrate with a company that has recently joined the best group in town that has a lot to offer them and support their business.”
Apodaka previously worked with the Department of Veterans Affairs for 25 years, giving her experience and training in event planning and organization.
“The Chamber is always hosting events, so when we see someone else doing it, it’s like the next step in their life,” Hernandez said.
Midway Entertainment was founded a year ago and is focused on hosting and organizing festivals and events in the Walker County area. According to Apodaki, Midway promotes multicultural diversity by offering a wide range of musical genres such as southern soul and R&B, rock, techno, country, blues and zydeco.
“I’m very, very excited to be joining the Chamber of Commerce, I know it’s a great opportunity to meet people in the community.” said Apodaka
Midway is organizing Fall Music Fest 2022 on November 12, 2022 in partnership with local radio station 104.9 The Lake and a major Houston radio station on 75-80 rural acres in Midway, Texas.
Apodaka said, “I have some for everyone in the community and I’d like to see everyone there.”