The Chamber's annual meeting was held the last weekend in
January - and what a great event it was! Thanks to our volunteers who worked so
hard to ensure everyone would enjoy it and to our sponsors who help make it all
We had an outstanding group of leadership and community
achievement recipients that were recognized for their outstanding service to
our community as well as your new Board being sworn in to office.
I spoke briefly about our two largest projects that are before
us this year. The first being the updating of our Strategic Plan and the second
being the construction of "Project Welcome", which will be the new Chamber
headquarters as well as a Visitor Center. The audience was challenged to help
us get over our fundraising needs so that the project can begin. We are getting
I also challenged the audience to get involved with their
Chamber. There are plenty of opportunities to serve alongside many dedicated
volunteers. Please feel free to ask me or Donna about where you can help out.
I'm looking forward to a busy year, and with all of your help
we will be an even stronger Chamber!
Chairman of the Board