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The Chamber Ambassadors: Working To Make Our Organization Stronger & Better

The Chamber Ambassadors are the volunteer arm of the Chamber, assisting with member engagement, special events and fundraising. The group was formed nearly 30 years ago under then Chamber president, Curt Klein. It began hosting an annual Burger Bash nearly 10 years ago and this event has grown into a summertime tradition and a favorite of many Chamber members. A portion of the proceeds from the Burger Bash fund the annual Anita Jackson Community Scholarship. Anita was a founding member of the Ambassador group and a long-time Franciscan University employee. Retired educator, Patricia Fletcher, is another founding Ambassador who still serves today. The Chamber would like to recognize this important group for their hard work and dedication to the local business community.

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Workforce Training & Education Survey

The Chamber’s Workforce Training & Education Committee has brought together business leaders, employers, educators and local employment-related organizations in an effort to address two very important issues. First, our county’s ability to provide a skilled, quality workforce for existing and prospective employers. And second, to ensure that our local schools are providing information, training and guidance so that students learn about job opportunities and know what they must do in order to become gainfully employed. From soft skills to industry specific training, we must work together on workforce development to grow and improve as a community.

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Great Night at our Annual Investor to Investor Trade Fair

It was a great night of networking, music, and food at St. Florian Event Center as the Chamber hosted its annual Investor To Investor Trade Fair on Wednesday evening.

A great big CONGRATS to Luscious Lippies Cosmetics for winning the amazing media and marketing package. This locally owned business, located in the Fort Steuben Mall, is one of our newest Chamber members. What a welcome! Nearly $6000 in advertising and promotions generously donated by fellow members of the Chamber.

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Why “In The Know”?

Make 2020 the year you put your Chamber membership to work. And begin by reading your weekly “In The Know.” While joining the Chamber is a smart business move, simply being a member is unlikely to help your business or organization.

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