The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

April 3, 2013

“Mattress Mack” McIngvale to speak at Chamber luncheon

Staff Reports
Palestine Herald-Press

PALESTINE — Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, known as a business owner, motivational speaker, author and philanthropist, will be the guest speaker for the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming Quarterly Business Luncheon.

The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 at the Ben E Keith Community Room, 2019 W. Oak St.

“Mattress Mack” is a Texas-grown phenomenon who is known for his phrase “Save you money, TODAY!” In 1981, he started Gallery Furniture with $5,000 and a dream. Gallery Furniture sells the most furniture in the nation per square foot.

The Chamber’s Business of the Quarter and Ambassador of the Quarter also will be recognized.

Cost to attend the luncheon is $10 per person. RVSP to 903-729-6066 or send an e-mail to

The event is sponsored by Prosperity Bank.