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Chair’s Message – September 2016

Chair’s Message – September 2016

As most of you know, Carolyn Marty is retiring from the Chamber later this year. With that being said the hiring committee and board of directors offered the position of Chamber President to Judy Taylor. Judy comes to the Chamber with 17 years of experience owning her own business and is already familiar with our Chamber and its wonderful members. Judy joined the office on August 15th. Please help me welcome her to her new role as the Chamber President and wish Carolyn Marty a happy retirement.

Gutter balls, spares and strikes were had at our Scholarship Bowl on Tuesday, August 2nd. We can’t thank you all enough for all of your help with this great event. We thank you; the bowlers, our cheering section, the wonderful sponsors, our volunteers, and of course the committee that puts this event together. We couldn’t raise as much money for the children as we did without your help! Thank you to Jon Vogt, winner of the 50/50, who donated the funds back to the scholarship fund. Congratulations to the winning team, Ameriprise Financial who took first place. Second place was Team Kevin McClain. Last place, or better known as, the group that had the most fun, was the team from Catering to You!!

Who has fun trying to finishing song lyrics, remembering tv theme songs or what movie a song is from? If this is you then you should join us at Music Trivia on Saturday, September 17th at JFK Community Center. Doors open at 6pm and trivia starts at 7pm. There will be prizes for the best decorated 80’s theme table. Big Papa G will be hosting our music trivia again this year and for those of you that haven’t been before it is a GREAT time and fun had by all. Big Papa G will keep you guessing, laughing and having a wonderful night!! Best of all, part of the money raised will be going to our local food pantry, T.E.A.M.!! Sign up today to be a sponsor, a volunteer or to play trivia with us.

Also in the works is our Women’s Empowerment Seminar which will be held on Wednesday, October 12th at Catering to You Banquet Center. Doors will open at 8am and the event will start at 9am. There will be speakers, booths from other women owned businesses, Zumba, great food and much much more! This event is sure to sell out so sign up today for your sponsorship or your seat as space is limited.
Save the date for our other upcoming events:

  • Scavenger Hunt: Saturday, October 22nd $10 per person, no minimum or maximum for teams. Registration will be at 5pm and the event will kick off at 6pm.
  • Nite of Stars: Friday, December 2nd at Christian Hospital Detrick Building More details to follow

The good thing about music is that when it hits you. You feel no pain.

~ Bob Marley 

Elizabeth Wade 
Chair of the Board 

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