One-Walker Membership Luncheon At City Of Lookout Mountain

Monday, August 4, 2014

The Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host their Aug. 26 Membership Luncheon at The Lookout Mountain Fairyland Club, 1201 Fleetwood Dr. on Lookout Mountain from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

Chamber Chair Melissa Roden will give an overview of the One-Walker Initiative, Mayor Sandy Gothard will give the State of the City of Lookout Mountain Address, Daphne Kirksey of Tennessee American Water will give an overview of services, and Commissioner Bebe Heiskell will give a brief State of Walker County Address.


 
One-Walker’s purpose is the “Facilitate venue and discussions for the cities, county and Chamber to identify best opportunities for collaboration. ”  During his portion of the event, Chair Melissa Roden will discuss how this initiative came about, how the group has operated to date, and how they will continue to work towards a brighter future for Walker County.
 
Mayor Gothard and Commissioner Heiskell will inform attendees of current happenings in the City of Lookout Mountain and Walker County as well as brief outlooks on their respective futures.  Ms. Kirksey will discuss Tennessee American Water’s current services to Walker County and future plans.
 
Attendees may begin registering at 11:30 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at 11:50 a.m.  The cost to attend is $15 per person.  Registration includes a meal provided by the Lookout Mountain Fairyland Club. Those wishing to attend must register online; registration will end on Sunday at midnight prior to the event and no walk-ins will be accepted.  Non-Chamber members are required to pay by Visa or MasterCard at the time of registration.

Refunds for cancelations will not be accepted after noon on Friday, Aug. 22.   For information, contact Glenda Jones at info@walkercochamber.com
 



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