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President’s Report – November 2020

President’s Report – November 2020

During this time of uncertainty, we must remember the season of gratefulness! November is a time to reflect and be thankful for the people we cherish and the daily life we are fortunate to live.  Every day in November, let’s make a conscious effort to stop and think about just ONE thing we are thankful for… it may be your family, friends, business or it may be the car that takes you from point A to point B.  There is so much joy in being thankful despite this coronavirus pandemic.

I’m so excited to announce our new incoming Board Members: Yolanda Allen-Jackson, A Savvy Employment Solutions; Dana Grimm, Daniel & Henry Co.; Kitty Harrison, Johnny Londoff Chevrolet; and David Sohn, US Bank.  They will serve a 3 year term, starting January 2021.

As we near the end of 2020, please be sure to stop by and bring new un-wrapped toys to the chamber office for our Holiday Drive.  I know we’re all excited about the holidays, let’s include those in our community that may be struggling during this time of the year.

Sign up now for our Membership Luncheon on November 18th at Catering To You! Amy Shaw, President and CEO of the Nine Network of Public Media will be our speaker.  Please be sure to sign up early as we will have limited seating due to social distancing.  Luncheon sponsors are Emerson YMCA; and A Skeetz Production.

Please join us for November’s Business After Hours on Thursday, November 12th at the Chamber Office located at 420 W Washington Street in Florissant from 5-7 p.m.  It will be outside and socially distanced! Please dress warm!

Be sure to get your professional head shot taken on November 6th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chamber Office.  $40 professional photos taken by none other than Kent Miller Photography! Call us to reserve your spot at 314-831-3500.  Few spots left.

We are currently accepting nominations for two prestigious awards: the 2021 Business Person of the Year award and the Zykan Family Legacy award.  The deadline for nominations is Friday, November 13th, 2020.  Please visit www.gnccstl.com or call 314-831-3500 for more information.

Bon Voyage to 2020! Nite of Stars is around the corner and will be 100% virtual! Have a watch party at your house with 4 of your closest friends, party boxes are $300! Tickets are $25 per person which includes a chance to win up to $5000 in cash! Tickets and sponsorships available now at www.gnccstl.com

Membership Directories for 2021 are now available! Pick some up for your business and share with your staff and customers!

As we look forward to our Thanksgiving meals gathered together with family and friends, let’s remember this quote by William Arthur Ward, “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”

Venus Martz

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