The hub of business

Published 5:38 pm Wednesday, December 12, 2018

There are many in our community who step up and make a difference. In our business community we are blessed to have The Lunenburg Chamber of Commerce. These folks, led by chamber President Mel Payne, work tirelessly year-round to promote Lunenburg businesses and our community.

As recently reported in The Kenbridge-Vistoria Dispatch the chamber elected new leadership. Chamber President Mel Payne, Vice President Carol Watson and Treasurer Bernice Thompson were re-elected following votes from board members. The secretary position, previously held by Trudy Berry, was made into two positions. Glenn Millican was elected as recording secretary, Ashley Sweitzer was elected as the corresponding secretary.

Beverley Hawthorne was elected to her second, three-year term with the Chamber board of directors, and Chris Craft was elected to his first, three-year term with the board of directors.

As we regularly report the chamber chooses a Yard of the Month, Business of the Month, Business of the Year and so on but they are so much more than that. Your chamber meets monthly with member businesses, alternating between Victoria and Kenbridge to discuss issues, upcoming projects, and how they can assist businesses by providing connections and resources. They sponsor and promote events that not only enhance our way of life but share the beauty of our area and all we have to offer with those outside the area. These visitors come to shop, dine and stay and even open businesses here in Lunenburg. The chamber is, if you will, the hub of the wheel of business, constantly turning and moving forward in the effort to build and improve.

We commend The Lunenburg Chamber of Commerce Board and members for their efforts and results in helping area businesses and the community to be the best Lunenburg we can be. Thank you!