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President’s Report – July 2019

President’s Report – July 2019

Summer is in full swing here in our community and as July strolls into our lives, it’s hard to imagine that over half the year has passed.  I think about our amazing accomplishments that fuels us to persevere towards the work that we still have ahead of us.  July holds a very special place in my heart as it is the month that marks my two-year anniversary as your Chamber president.  It’s been an incredible 2 years, with a lot of learning, a lot of new ideas, and a lot of fun.  I can’t say enough about the amazing team we have here at the Chamber and the amazing Chamber family we have… In my book, we’re second to none!

So what’s ahead? We’ve got our Scholarship Bowl on Thursday, August 1st at Crest Bowl from 6-9 p.m.  Don’t hesitate to get a team of 6 together! Remember that all the proceeds go directly to our scholarship fund that help our young scholars in achieving their dreams!

Are you hiring or looking for your next best employee? Get a vendor table for $150 for our Career Fair on Saturday, August 24th! We will have workshop seminars during the event.  Please sign up as soon as possible! Call the Chamber office at 314-831-3500.

Ladies! Reserve your calendar for September 13th for the Chamber’s Annual Women’s Empowerment Seminar: Taking the Wheel! Presented by The City of Ferguson and sponsored by SSM Health DePaul and North County Inc.  We have lined up phenomenal speakers for the day! Early bird pricing is $30! Call the chamber office today! Sponsorships are available.

Sign up now for our Membership Luncheon on July 17th at Pallotine Renewal Center! We will be hearing from Hart Nelson, Associate Vice Chancellor of Workforce Solutions Group at St. Louis Community College on the challenges and accomplishments of the St. Louis workforce.  PLEASE BRING SCHOOL SUPPLIES AT THE LUNCHEON as we are collecting school supplies and gently used children’s clothing.

We will be having a Membership Orientation on July 23rd at 9 a.m.  You don’t have to be a new member to attend this, we all need refresher courses about what the Chamber has to offer! PLEASE JOIN US and call the Chamber office to sign up!

I hope you enjoy your 4th of July celebrations and if you have yet to make plans, we have several happenings across all of our cities! Let’s remember what Independence Day stands for and celebrate the liberties that we all enjoy in this great nation.  God bless America.

Venus Martz
Chamber President

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