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--The Templeton Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Business Expo Trade Show on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 4:30-6:30 p.m at Fig at Courtney's House, located at 311 6th Street, across from the Templeton Park Pool. This event, which is free and open to the public, gives residents a chance ...
The Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce Tips Club will meet from 8 to 9:30 a.m. April 18 at the Schoenbrunn Conference Center, 143 Garland Drive SW, New Philadelphia. Networking leader Pete Butler of the Schauer Group will lead the meeting, which will address organized lead mining ...

The Bayonne Chamber of Commerce honored three people and a supermarket chain for their service to the city at its fourth annual Peninsula Gala at the Bayonne Golf Club on March 22. Peter Daniels, chief operating officer at CarePoint Health, which was a major sponsor of the event, lauded the ...
The Stoneham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced that Megan Day has been named executive director. Day succeeds Jennifer Welter in that position. Day is a Stoneham resident; she has served as the manager for communications, data and reporting at Boston Cares. She has ...
The Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual awards ceremony next week, and the theme is new beginnings. But that theme will extend beyond just the ceremony. The chamber is planning a number of changes, which may include a new name and a new location. ...
HUNTSVILLE - Governor Kay Ivey is delivering the keynote address at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber's 2018 Alabama Update. Prior to her remarks, she will sign HB 175, the Education Trust Fund Budget, and SB 212, which establishes the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering.

Jim Corcoran, the president and CEO of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, will be leaving the chamber by July 1, according to a chamber news release. Corcoran has been with the chamber since 2010 and played an integral role in the chamber's growth and success during his eight-year ...
... Transportation · Government · Business · Development · Education · Dining · THINGS TO DO · Arts & Entertainment · Latest Edition · About · OUR TEAM · CAREERS · COMMUNITIES · ADVERTISE · CONTACT · PRINTING. New Executive Director Cathy Hoover plans for Westlake Chamber of ...
As different as chambers of commerce can be across the country, you'll find their "member benefits" to be quite similar. ... Since being a chamber of commerce member makes your business more desirable to consumers, why not advertise the fact you are a member by displaying your member certificate ... commerce
If you're like me, you may feel as though you just don't have time to attend weekly meetings for an organization. Our business lives have a way of consuming us to the point of occupying every minute of our day! Let me tell you a few reasons why I decided to make a change and begin attending our weekly ... Mexico city
Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals. This program gives individuals the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses.It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts ... Mexico city
Fort Smith (KFSM) -- The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce is giving members a chance to learn how to handle an active shooter situation. Tonya Sarlls, with the Chamber sits down with 5News Anchor Daren Bobb to talk about the class and how you can get involved. The Active Shooter ... Mexico city
The McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce held its annual Member's Choice and Azalea Awards dinner and auction Friday night at Blue Lake Casino. The Azalea Award, given since 2001 to McKinleyville community members who have a history of service, was presented to Kenny and Cathy Richards, who ... Mexico city
Local business leaders were honored during the Carmichael Chamber of Commerce's ninth annual Person of the Year Awards Dinner, held March 16 at Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa. The event included dinner, auctions and more. It's the Carmichael Chamber of Commerce's largest fundraiser of the year. Mexico city
... Leading Tomorrow”, speaker Gayle Manchin, the former secretary for the state Department of Education and the Arts, spoke about how chambers of commerce are so critical to communities. ... Following Manchin's speech, B-U Chamber of Commerce past president Robbie Skinner presented the awards. Mexico city
Barb's Barber Shop was named Thursday night as the Warsaw Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year, the plaque now a permanent reminder of what Mucher called “a great honor.” Representatives from the Chamber called Mucher's shop “a fixture in downtown Warsaw since 2014,” and said that her ... Mexico city

SODUS – Catherine “Kitty” Kelly recently was named citizen of the year by the Sodus Chamber of Commerce. The Village of Sodus will receive the Milestone Award in honor of its 100 years as an incorporated village. The chamber also selected Dan DeMarree as the agribusiness recipient. The awards ... Mexico city
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - It was far from a unanimous decision. Councilman Weldon Hurt, and Councilwoman Donna Albus, who voted "Absolutely not" were in opposition of the nearly $50 thousand performance audit of the Chamber of Commerce, Cultural Affairs Committee, and Convention and Visitor's ... Mexico city
The 33rd College & Technical Fair, sponsored by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce and Somerset County Foundation, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon April 5 at the 28th Military Police Company Armory, Friedens. Representatives from a variety of colleges, trade schools and organizations, technical ... Mexico city
From left, Sedalia Area Chamber of Commerce President John Meehan, David Curry, Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award recipient Betty Hopkins and Chamber Executive Director Angie Thomas pose for a photo after Hopkins received her award during Thursday night's awards banquet at the Sedalia ... Mexico city
As the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce prepares for the sixth annual Sun Festival to be held between June 1 and June 9, the window has opened for the Sun Festival Art Contest to find the perfect artistic design for this year's Sun Festival T-shirts and advertising. “We just started the contest and ... Mexico city
The Business Council of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce invites you to join them as they host a game show themed Business EXPO Wednesday, March 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 the Abilene Convention Center. Sponsored by Arrow Ford, Pest Patrol, and Black Plumbing, this year's event will ... Mexico city
Join VACC series of our statewide Small Business Industry Council for a development focused, information packed, and powerful procurement meeting dinner days at our March Business Forum in Henrico, Virginia. Our Bi-Monthly Forum is an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to gain valuable ... Mexico city
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce called for a range of changes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday, including shifting it to a bipartisan commission and bringing its funding under Congress' control. The Chamber, the biggest business lobby, is set to release a report Friday outlining 23 ... Mexico city
WASHINGTON, DC. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is recognizing U.S. Representative Martha McSally with the Spirit of Enterprise Award for her leadership in pro-business and pro-growth economic policies in Congress. Congresswoman McSally has received the award each year that she's served in ... Mexico city
Recipients and awards are Dave Long, Twin City Award; Mako's Pharmacy, Business of the Year; Bridges Excavating LLC, Community Contribution; Jill Wagner, Educator of the Year; “Grandpa” John Ashbaugh, Golden Apple; and Scott Meade, Employee of the Year. Scholarship recipients are Lynlea ... Mexico city
The Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce honored Kate Bousum, CFRE (Villa Park), Child's Voice Director of Advancement, on March 20, 2018 at their Annual Meeting. Kate received the Under 40 Leadership Award for Nonprofits. Since 2010, Kate has served on the Advancement Team. This team is ... Mexico city
HUNTLEY – The Huntley Chamber of Commerce has recognized a community leader and several local businesses with awards for community commitment and business excellence. The leadership and awards contest is held annually. Winners are selected from a group of nominees recommended from ... Mexico city
CLOUD -- Four St. Cloud metro-area business owners have been selected as 2018 business award recipients by the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce. The four winners are, Joel Bauer and Tim Burg of Midsota Manufacturing; Dan Pearson of PleasureLand RV Center; and Rollie Anderson of ... Mexico city
HARBOR SPRINGS — The board of directors for the Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday that Jim Baumann had been ... Jim Baumann comes to us with 20-plus years experience in chambers of commerce across the United States,” Carol Laenen, chamber president, said on ... Mexico city
Walter O. Farabee has joined the staff of the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce in a newly-created role as the Director of Talent Retention and Recruitment. In this role, Walter will be integral in creating programs and collaborations among our businesses, schools, colleges, and universities which ... Mexico city
Randy Cedeno, a business advisor The Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, said he's excited about Friday's construction opportunity fair ... CLEVELAND, OH., (March 6, 2018) --- The Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and The Great Lakes Construction Co. are hosting a ... Mexico city
The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 135th annual meeting and awards dinner at the Double Tree Hotel in downtown Bay City Tuesday. Award recipients included Kendra Christensen from COPOCO Community Credit Union who received the Ambassador of the Year Award for her service as a ... Mexico city
The Chamber of Commerce presented the 24-hour Walmart Supercenter in King with a plaque on Tuesday morning to recognize the retailers one year anniversary in Stokes County and their continued support as a community partner. Store manager Toni Carter, who's been with Walmart for the past 15 ... Mexico city
VALDOSTA — The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Valdosta State University and the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce SEEDS Business Resource Center are teaming up to present the M-3: Micros, Makers, and Mentors Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on ... Mexico city
The Carthage Chamber of Commerce is hosting a City and School Candidate Forum at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, March 27, to give residents a chance to meet ... Carthage Chamber of Commerce President Mark Elliff said the Chamber has voted to endorse the tax and he will speak briefly about the Chamber's ... Mexico city
“We are very excited to have John Morrison as the executive director for the Potsdam Chamber of Commerce and look forward to introducing him to the membership and the Potsdam community,” said Janice Adderley, president of the chamber. “His enthusiasm and leadership experience will bring a new ... Mexico city
The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce held their annual Meeting and Membership Drive at the Grand Theater in Knoxville yesterday evening. The chamber announced a rebranding project, and that chamber board vice president Hannah Vander Veer was hired as the new executive director of the chamber. Mexico city
Steve Hedley: There's absolutely no logical reason why a Chamber of Commerce would take this decision. It flies in the face of all logic; they're supposed to be an independent body; people with business links for that city, and to exclude a media program… I just don't get it, and I would like them to answer ... Mexico city
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -- According to the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, there's tremendous job growth in our area but the talent pool to fill those jobs is being depleted. The chamber hosted an informational session at John Muir Middle School on Tuesday night. The focus was about how to ... Mexico city
POTSDAM — After several weeks of being closed, the Potsdam Chamber of Commerce reopened Monday with a new executive director, John R. Morrison, in the Chamber office at 24 Market St. While Monday marked Mr. Morrison's first day at the chamber, he has been working at a variety of different ... Mexico city
“I'm glad that the Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 25th anniversary at a time when the Czech economy is doing well. Rapid economic growth, low unemployment, the public finances are in order – these are things many European countries envy us for. Politicians perhaps laid solid foundations in the ... Mexico city
The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual Meeting and Membership Drive tomorrow evening at the Grand Theater in Knoxville. The meeting will include a social hour with drinks from Peace Tree Brewing and Nearwood Winery, appetizers from The Coffee Connection, and music from the ... Mexico city
The 24-year-old communications graduate is now the destination and marketing coordinator for the Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce. ... Sheryl Smedley, executive director of Selma-Dallas County Chamber of Commerce, said they are excited to have Clay on staff. “She brings lots of new ... Mexico city
WAHOO – The Wahoo Chamber of Commerce is set for another year under new leadership. The board of directors elected four officers to serve one-year terms on March 5. Ryan Ideus of Wahoo State Bank will serve as president and Josh Krueger of Edward Jones as vice president. Lisa Brichacek of the ... Mexico city
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has raised its UK growth forecast, but warns it will be among the worst performing G7 economies until 2020. The BCC has raised its GDP forecast for 2018 from 1.1% to 1.4% and in 2019 from 1.3% to 1.5%. Its first forecast for 2020 is for 1.6% growth. The hike is ... Mexico city
The Michigan City Chamber of Commerce will kick off its 100th anniversary this year by hosting its first celebratory event on March 24. The Centennial Gala will be held from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at Blue Chip's Stardust Event Center, 778 Blue Chip Drive. The gala will celebrate both the chamber's and the ... Mexico city
FILE- In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, foreground, speaks as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, left, President Donald Trump, second from left, and Karen Kerrigan, President and CEO, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, listen ... Mexico city
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Mar 15 2017) — The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2018 class of Leadership Bowling Green. The nine-month leadership development program is designed for professionals from a wide range of backgrounds who want to make a positive impact on ... Mexico city


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