Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, November 25, 2013

Here is the upcoming Walker County Chamber of Commerce calendar of events:

Nov. 28 and 29: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 3: Governance Committee Meeting

Dec. 3: One- Walker Initial Meeting

Dec. 4: Ambassador Committee Meeting

Dec. 10: Membership Luncheon - Christmas Clause for a Cause benefiting the Stocking Full of Love  

Dec. 12: Executive Board Meeting

Dec. 12: Young Professionals After Hours

Dec.

17: Adult Leadership Walker County - Social Services Day

Dec. 25 and 26: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Christmas Holiday 

Jan. 1: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of New Year's Day

Jan. 8: Ambassador Committee Meeting

Jan. 9: Redmond Wellness Center at Roper Ribbon Cutting

Jan. 14: Executive Board Meeting

Jan. 14: Adult Leadership Walker County- Business & Industry

Jan. 20: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 21: General Board of Directors Meeting

Jan. 23: Annual Membership Dinner


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