We welcomed the following new members during March: Abby Easterling Mid Carolina Lions Club Cannon & Graves Auto Sales Chapin We Care Center Jessie Morris, Blue Cross Blue Shield During March, the Leadership Newberry County class explored both Education and Government. The Education day included in-depth discussions on programs and supports available in our public school system, tours of the Newberry County Career Center and Boundary Street Elementary, the Newberry campus of Piedmont Technical College, and shared information from Newberry Academy Head of School Brian Fitzgerald. (1st attachment of 1st email)
The Government date included a tour of the State House, witnessing sessions in both the House and Senate, discussion about local government, and discussion on the class project. We cannot wait to present the project proposal of the 2017-2018 class! Senator Ronnie Cromer took us on a tour of the State House, including some behind-the-scenes areas. (you'll decide on one)
We were recognized in both the House and the Senate. (State House-recognition)
Representative Rick Martin with the Leadership class (Leadership Gov State House)
We hosted a breakfast on March 15 entitled "Engaging the Untapped Workforce" and had an engaged nine attendees for this workshop.
The March Business After Hours was sponsored by and hosted at the Hampton Inn on March 20. (3x BAH-HI)
The Newberry County Young Professionals assisted in the cafeteria for the 2nd Annual Tom Perry Basketball Tournament hosted by the Newberry County Coalition on Underage Drinking on March 24. (pix) Chamber Board member Laura Kneece and her team getting ready to hit the court at the tournament.(pix)
Chamber member DJ Trav (Travis Gilliam) played the tracks for the day. (pix) It was