Chamber News – July 2020

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Chamber News – July 2020

 Welcome  –    Lisa and Marie met via Zoom

Anthem Presentation  – has been posted on the web site.

June Chamber minutes – posted online    

Financial report (Amanda)

Upcoming – Ribbon Cuttings

JNY Design –  working on August 13th

Peels Storage –  so far does not want photo.  Perhaps we can take a photo of storage units with a congrats on new business venture.

Rockford Belle Community Church — will get someone to take a photo at a Sunday Service

Old Business

  • Organize the main street committee volunteers to plan an event – letter was sent 07/08/2020 – only 1 response.  Marie sending a final notice.  Need to hear by end of the week or we will set the idea aside.
  • Chamber Grant Assistance Program – review letter and guidelines – need board members to review and approve to move forward with mailing.
  • Need to do an Anthem Benefits print ad promotion –  Oct / Nov with 2021 membership info.

New Business

  • Mercer County Wood Carvers Auction — taking nominations for local families / organizations that could use some extra help during this time ?      —-    Lisa and Marie will make personal nominations.   Invite board members to make their own nominations.

Citizen of the Year / Business of the Year

Citizen of the Year committee has met and working on nominations.

Letter to past 3 Business of the Year – to ask them to begin discussing and let us know when they have a decision.

Once decisions are made we will decide how and when make presentations. 

2020 Events  —

* October 5-  Citizen of the Year / Business of the Year

* November / December – Membership Drive 2021