April Chamber Community Breakfast
4/18/2017 ~ by Jackson Leake, Pickens Chamber Communications - The Chamber Community Breakfast was held Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Bojangles and enjoyed networking with many people in attendance before beginning the program.
Donna Torres’ Welcome and the Invocation was followed by our new member welcome by Chamber Ambassador Matt Youngblood of WYYZ – 1490 AM and 102.7 FM – The Croc, which included: Foothills Dental Associates, Gracie’s Clothing, Greg Hyde, and Allstate Harmony Henderson Agency. We encourage the community to reach out to these new members and learn about the services they offer. In addition, April’s Small Business of the Month, a program sponsored by Community Bank of Pickens County, was awarded to Coast 2 Coast Catering.
The April Chamber Community Breakfast was sponsored by IBM Southeast Employees’ Federal Credit Union and R & R Body Shop, and Tami Caspersen spoke on their behalf. She introduced the speaker Gerry Nechvatal, the Executive and Economic Development Director at the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce. He introduced the Community Champions Foundation and recognized the founding sponsor, Atlantic Coast Conservancy.
After the sponsor remarks and speaker, the program was concluded by giving away door prizes donated by: the Pickens Chamber, Carriage House, Bojangles, Let’s Talk, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, Community Bank of Pickens County, R & R Body Shop, and Entegra.
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly breakfast with the next scheduled breakfast on Tuesday, May 9th. This is a great opportunity for members to network and make great business connections. To register for breakfast or find more information about any other events hosted by the Chamber, please call 706-692-5600.