Purpose: The Membership Committee welcomes prospective and new members, working to enhance membership and membership retention. Responsibilities of committee members include attending new member Ribbon Cuttings, attend Open House programs, greeting new members at the General Membership Meetings and networking events. Membership Committee members serve as ambassadors at our functions and to venture into our community for representation of the chamber in exploration of prospective members. They explore adding new benefits for Chamber members as well as educating members to existing benefits the chamber has to offer.
Chair - Glen Batson
Purpose: The Programs Committee is in charge of coordinating the location, menu and speakers at the monthly General Meeting/Networking Luncheons. The Chamber strives to support our restaurant and hospitality members and rotate through any members that are interested in hosting, as well as provide useful and engaging speakers.
Chair - Dave Ricordati
Spotlight Table Committee
At our monthly luncheon, we offer the opportunity for member businesses to have a spotlight table. This free opportunity is a benefit of your Chamber membership. Spotlight your business to our members.
You will have a table to display anything representative of your business. Introduce yourself and your business to the members. You may do a raffle, giveaway, or special offer. Any swag to gift (pens, business cards, flyers, etc) are always welcome.
Spotlight table opportunities are limited depending on luncheon venue and available space. If you are interested in having a spotlight table at an upcoming luncheon, contact us.
Chair - Robyn Kelly
Women In Business Committee
Purpose: Women in Business is a group of women entrepreneurs focusing on empowering women to achieve their personal and professional goals through development, networking, mentoring and leadership. We are also committed to providing a platform for giving back to the community on a local basis.
Goals & Objectives:
Chair - Michelle Jones
Social Events Committee
Purpose: The Social Events Committee assists in the planning and execution of monthly and individual events for the chamber. Duties can include: brainstorming and planning/scheduling the events, finding hosts, speakers and volunteers as needed, organizing food and beverages, entertainment, decorations, door prizes and sponsorship's as needed, promotion for attendance, and oversight and organization at the events, assistance with set-up and break-down as needed.
Goals and Objectives for Monthly Events: informal networking gathering at local venues such as:
Goals and Objectives for Individual Events: some of these include but are not limited to:
Golf Outing Committee
Purpose: The Golf Committee assists in the planning and execution of the Chamber Golf Outing which typically takes place in early fall and in addition to being a fundraiser for the chamber includes a donation to a local charity as decided upon by the board. Duties of gold committee volunteers include identification of course to be played and date, working with the course to plan an after golf social event, securing sponsors for the event and for the post golf raffle prizes, finding volunteers to work the day of the event, promotion of the event, and oversight during the event and after hours.
Goals and Objectives: The Golf Committee oversees our one golf event that requires a great deal of logistical support typically starting at least 6 months in advance.
Chairs - Lisl Hector, Leah Jason
Social Media Committee
The Social Media Committee produces and promotes Internet-based materials and resources to better showcase the activities of the Chamber, the business of its members, and foster community relations through social media engagement across various platforms.
Chair - Allison Cychosz
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Chairs - Deb Hamilton, Ruth Kutz