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The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board meeting Jan. 11 at the Park Inn by Radisson. The board discussed many issues including workforce needs, education, successful Chamber events, exciting business news and more. New board members. Mary Beth Akbay with Romeo's ...
They are the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce and can boast of more than 780 business members. Next month they could be out on the street. PLYMOUTH - They are the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce and can boast of more than 780 business members. Next month they could be out on the ...

Gathered from left are Adam Hill, new president of the St. Clairsville Area Chamber of Commerce; Diana Kennon, Christine Milewsky and Debbie Cunningham, all of Perry & Associates; Steve Fortunato, new vice president of the chamber; and Jason Rollins of Perry & Associates. The recent chamber event ...
Rob White of Sierra Energy was installed Saturday night as chair of the Davis Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Courtesy photo. The Davis Chamber of Commerce installed Rob White, chief strategist of Sierra Energy, as chairman of its board of directors at a gala "Star wars"-themed dinner party Saturday night at ...
SPRINGFIELD -- Attorney John DeWenter, McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center Chief Executive Chad Campbell and Eugene Mission Executive Director Jack Tripp were honored at the Springfield Chamber of Commerce annual awards banquet. The chamber presented the awards Friday evening at Lane ...
The Highland Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the highly coveted Business Person of the Year Award, Bob Hardy citizen of the Year Award, Bill Pierce Chamber Member of the Year Award and the Homer Poss Lifetime Achievement Award. Winners will be announced and ...

Chamber leaders presented the Chairman's Award, Member of the Year Award, and the Lauren Merriam Award at the dinner. Chamber members had a lot to look back on in 2017, but they say one event stood out more than any other. Carol Roberts, the president of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce ...
The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet Thursday evening at the Kirksville Days Inn. Local businesses and community members celebrated accomplishments the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce achieved in 2017. The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual ...
Sheryl Kelsh is no longer president and executive director of the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce. Kelsh's removal was sudden and sent shock waves through the business community, yet no formal statements have been released as to the reason for her sudden exit. Kelsh. "As a current member of ...
Getting Congress to pass an infrastructure package would be just the first step in a decadeslong endeavor, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue says. the White House is reportedly finalizing its long-awaited infrastructure plan. Donohue will reiterate his call for an infrastructure deal at a summit ...
City councilman Monte Reyes, collecting another title, Chamber of Commerce CEO, is learning new things and loving the challenge. ... Reyes received an early Christmas present last year when he was notified that he was chosen as the new president and CEO of the Porterville Chamber of Commerce.
Welcome to an archive of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheons, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio. Special thanks to Jamie Breeze, Joy Brown, Tracy Williams, Morehead Tourism, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and the Morehead Conference Center.
The Ohio Chamber of Commerce for the first time is supporting a measure to ban job or housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Bill sponsor Rep. Nickie Antonio, a Lakewood Democrat, said the chamber's support gives the bill new momentum.( Jackie ...
Four volunteers got some hardware Wednesday morning as the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce presented four awards recognizing outstanding volunteer service during 2017. Chris Thorn, CEO of Graves Gilbert Clinic, was honored as board of directors volunteer of the year. Jana Sublett ...
After contracting for the city since August, the Weed Chamber of Commerce hired Kandy Crenshaw as its new executive director; and one might see, by a brief sojourn to her office, why she was hired for the job. Whether it be a local business owner delivering new marketing material, someone in search of ...
STAUNTON - The Greater Augusta Chamber of Commerce building in Fishersville could be yours, if you're looking for a real estate opportunity. Listed last week, the more than 3,400 square foot building can up to six tenants -- five upstairs and one on the main level. Currently, there are four tenants upstairs ...
"It has truly been an honor to work in one of the most famous communities in the world and to be a participant in the revitalization of Hollywood," Gubler said in a statement. "I have had great opportunities working with our board, my staff and so many committed Chamber members, as well as the ...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is lobbying President Trump and Congress to raise the federal gas tax by 25 cents to help fund an infrastructure bill, reports the Washington Post. It plans to unveil the proposal later this week along with several other infrastructure measures. Why it matters: The tax currently ...
The Chamber of Commerce plied their collective corporate genius to come up with a strategy to keep pro-business politicians in the majority. They want to boost the federal gas tax to 25 cents a gallon to pay for President Trump's long-awaited infrastructure bill. That extra quarter won't come cheap though.
Last year was a busy one for the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce. With 413 new members and over 200 events, the Chamber celebrated a year that supported local businesses and focused on strengthening the bedrock of the community. "(The year) was kind of focused at home as opposed ...
LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Newly instated Livingston Mayor Ed Meinhardt affirmed his commitment to the success of the township's business community when he introduced himself to members of that community at the annual Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Mayor's Breakfast on Thursday at ...
The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce is presenting the UP Conference, a day for business professionals to expand their skills by focusing on professional development. The UP Conference is scheduled for Thursday, February 15th, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Blue Ridge Community ...
The Lincoln Logan Chamber of Commerce told its members Friday evening that it could not hold creditors off long enough to conduct an audit of its financial accounts and hinted at a looming bankruptcy. In December, members requested an audit of the Chambers books after its board of directors revealed ...
From left, Lajoie Brothers President Greg Lajoie, Vice President John Lajoie and Vice President and Treasurer Joe Lajoie stand outside their building recently on North Belfast Avenue in Augusta. Lajoie Brothers Inc. has been named the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year.
Members of both the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce and Business Improvement District enjoy their new home. Elle Steinman, left, Malcolm Johnstone, Bethany Kopp, Elizabeth McGuire, Mark Yoder, Jeffrey Zajac and Dave Fairman pose outside the new office on High Street. BILL RETTEW ...
MASSENA -- Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce officials are moving ahead with fund drives, seeking donations for three separate projects. They are currently raising funds to purchase holiday decorations and provide manpower for that initiative. They're also fundraising to convert the chamber's ...
Rahway Chamber of Commerce Vice President Ralph Bahram, owner of Rahway Fried Chicken, highlighted the re-branding of the chamber, which includes a redesigned logo, and announced the chamber's 2018 Business Grant program, which offers grants of $3,000, $1,000 and two valued at $500.
The Penn Valley Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 10th Annual Community Town Hall meeting for 2018. This year's meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at the Penn Valley Seventh Day Adventist Church, 17645 Penn Valley Drive, Penn Valley. The keynote speaker will once ...
The Lemoore Chamber of Commerce will auction this fiddle signed by Charlie Daniels at the 60th annual Installation and Awards Banquet Friday. Contributed. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. LEMOORE -- The Lemoore Chamber of Commerce will host its 60th annual Installation and Awards ...
Members of both the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce and Business Improvement District enjoy their new home. Elle Steinman, left, Malcolm Johnstone, Bethany Kopp, Elizabeth McGuire, Mark Yoder, Jeffrey Zajac and Dave Fairman pose outside the new office on High Street. BILL RETTEW ...
The vision of the Black Chamber of Commerce of Illinois (BCCI) Alton chapter is "to create the largest network of African-American businesses in the Alton Area ... The Alton chapter also will conduct business mixers, which are a tremendous tool for Chambers of Commerce in St. Louis and the Rivebend, ...
The Haines City Area Chamber of Commerce held the 39th Annual Awards Banquet at the Lake Eva Events Center. ... Karen Tiner (left), the 2016 winner, presents City Attorney Fred Reilly with the 2017 citizen of the Year Award during Thursday night's Haines City Area Chamber of Commerce's Annual ...
SALISBURY -- The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 92nd annual gala Thursday evening with a theme of celebrating Rowan's entrepreneurial spirit. For a celebration of entrepreneurism, the venue was fitting. The gala was held at West End Plaza, just feet away from the future home of the ...
Hutto Economic Development Corp. members and Hutto Chamber of Commerce and City Council officials held preliminary discussions toward the end of 2017 to plan strategic coordination moving forward. A potential merger was discussed at both the Hutto EDC meeting Nov. 13 and the Hutto City Council ...
"Zero to 25" was the theme as Nicholls State University head football coach Tim Rebowe delivered the keynote address at Thursday's Lafourche Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet at the Wellness Center of Thibodaux Regional. As the economy in Lafourche Parish has changed in the last three years, ...
Bowie, a partner with MaxLife LLC, a Frederick, MD.-based corporate training and coaching company, and attorney Doug Desmarais spoke Thursday morning at an Eggs and Issues breakfast sponsored by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce at Hager Hall Conference and Event Center in ...
The Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce honored Alan W. Stroshine and The Keene Sentinel at the chamber's annual gala Thursday night. ... are chosen by a committee of the last five award-winners, and the recipients' names are not publicly revealed until the Chamber of Commerce's annual gala.
Rob Lapsley of the California Business Roundtable, right, and Dan Walters of CALmatters, center, present their views on the upcoming election season. The discussion was part of the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Board Installation & Awards Luncheon. Moderator Richard Beene is at left.
Austin (KXAN) -- The year 2018 will be full of plenty of big decisions which will impact Austin businesses, and Phil Wilson plans to advocate for those businesses' best interests on a local, state and even international level. Wilson is the 2018 chair of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce and believes ...
Willoughby Western Lake County Chamber of Commerce recognizes area businesses. Ariana Zuchelli, 8, Lyla Willis, 8, Jasmine Huested, 9, Marissa Turkall, 10, and Peyton Willis, 6 warm up for the Hip Hop II dance class at the Fine arts Center in Willoughby, Jan. 10. Kristi Garabrandt -- The News-Herald.
The Greater Douglas Chamber of Commerce held a regular meeting on Jan. 4, with guest presenter City manager Jim Russell. ... the Chamber, visit www.GreaterDouglasChamber.com. The Chamber of Commerce meets on the first Thursday of each month at the Consulate of Mexico, 1324 G Avenue. Love.
"If we're going to fight back against the extremes of both parties -- of Steve Bannon and Elizabeth Warren -- those people do not represent the best interests of this country," Thomas Donohue, the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said in a speech Wednesday, according to Bloomberg.
Five months have passed, but questions remain from those affected by the tar on Loop 287. Many remember it as the "day the road melted." "I just want somebody to step up and say here we're going to take over this situation," said construction worker Seth Basham. "I want for them to answer the questions ...
The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated with new chamber member Surplus Guys building materials, 4811 E. U.S. Highway 82. Surplus Guys Building Materials has been serving Gainesville and surrounding communities since 2004. They specialize in residential doors with more ...
McHENRY - The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce has named businessman Gary Lang the winner of its annual Frank E. Low award. Lang founded Gary Lang Auto Group, which opened in May 1983 as a Chevrolet dealership. The group moved to its current location at 1107 S. Route 31 in 1995 and ...
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut will host a business luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Groton Inn & Suites, 99 Gold Star Highway. The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut will host a business luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Groton Inn & Suites, ...
Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, warned on Wednesday about a growing global hostility to technology -- U.S. tech in particular -- saying that it could severely damage the U.S. economy, its companies and consumers. In the annual "State of American Business" speech ...
A member of the Follansbee community stepped down from his position as president of the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce after serving the community his entire life. Anthony Paesano was born and raised in Follansbee, and held positions in the community such as teacher, principal, coach and even mayor. After 30 ...
The Urban Essex Chamber of Commerce (UECOC) Sponsors Business After Hours Networking & Card Exchange Event on Dr. Martin Luther King Day. EAST ORANGE, N.J. - The Urban Essex Chamber of Commerce (UECOC) invites you to join them at their first Dr Martin Luther King (MLK) Business After Hours Networking ...
Photo provided by Simon & Schuster Kevin Lacz, actor, author, former Navy Seal and businessman, will be the keynote speaker at the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner March 12. MARIETTA -- The keynote speaker for the 103rd Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner is an ...


 

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