Chamber Ambassadors Honored

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Gary Farlow (left) and Membership Director Aaron Weatherford (far right) shown with 2018 Chamber Ambassador Award recipients, from left to right: Melinda McIntire, McIntire & Associates Insurance Inc.; Lisa Geren, Better Business Bureau; Kelsey Hall, Bowater Credit Union; Lauren Blackwell, Advantage Resourcing; and Lindsey Hughes-Kiker, Hughes Retirement Group.  Evelyn Chadwick, Coffee News Southeast was not available at time of photo.
Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Gary Farlow (left) and Membership Director Aaron Weatherford (far right) shown with 2018 Chamber Ambassador Award recipients, from left to right: Melinda McIntire, McIntire & Associates Insurance Inc.; Lisa Geren, Better Business Bureau; Kelsey Hall, Bowater Credit Union; Lauren Blackwell, Advantage Resourcing; and Lindsey Hughes-Kiker, Hughes Retirement Group. Evelyn Chadwick, Coffee News Southeast was not available at time of photo.

At the December Membership Coffee six Ambassadors were recognized for going above and beyond throughout the year to volunteer their time and talents in helping with various programs at the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce.

The 2018 Platinum Level Ambassador honorees are: Melinda McIntire, McIntire & Associates Insurance Inc.; Evelyn Chadwick, CoffeeNews Southeast; and Lindsey Hughes-Kiker, Hughes Retirement Group.

Gold Level Ambassador recipients were: Lisa Geren, Better Business Bureau; Lauren Blackwell, Advantage Resourcing; and Kelsey Hall, Bowater Credit Union.

The Ambassador program is an opportunity for involvement in the Chamber of Commerce.  This program allows Chamber members to connect with the Chamber and its members on a deeper level, volunteering time to attend ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings and assist with Chamber Coffees.

If you are interested in getting more involved and in promoting your business in this way, become a Chamber Ambassador. Contact Aaron Weatherford, membership director at 423-472-6587 for details.


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