November 11, 2020
River Country Chamber of Commerce announces post-pandemic expansion plans, 2020-2021 roster for Board of Directors and Officers.
River Country Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce plans for expansion in 2021 in anticipation of steady area recovery and growth. "Our Chamber believes now is the time to anticipate substantial recovery from the challenges created by Covid 19 and to embrace new expansion opportunities." stated Chamber President Dale Richardson. "Our focus in the coming year will include a clear emphasis on meaningful outreach and engagement with Members, Partners and Municipalities across Newaygo County and beyond, and delivering clear value for all stakeholders."
River Country Chamber expansion plans also include building a more complete staff.
"We are pleased to
announce the hiring of Kamille Massey as a full time Director of Events for our Chamber,"said Colleen Lynema, Executive Director. " Kamille brings a wealth of event and membership engagement experience that will allow us to better evaluate what we do in and for the community, as well as how we might enjoy potential collaboration on new events with other Newaygo County Chamber entities. We are excited to see what the future of events looks like in Newaygo County!"
The River Country Chamber now enjoys a strong, representative Board of Directors, which includes:
President: Dale Richardson, Jerry's Towing Trustee - Croton-Hardy Representative
Vice President: Scott Faulkner, Newaygo Nationals Association - Croton-Hardy Representative
Treasurer: Mandi Purcey, Wesco - Grant Representative
Secretary: Vicki Friar, Friar Investment Properties. Trustee - White Cloud Representative
Ryan Hoag Coffey, - White Cloud Representative
Eric Harvey, Resonate Church Trustee - Newaygo Representative
Lisa Lightfoot, Coldwell Banker Schmidt - Croton-Hardy Representative
Scott Swinehart, Edward Jones Investments - Newaygo Representative
Chad Gibbe, White Insurance Agency Grant Representative
Ryan Dornbos, Newaygo Police Department Newaygo Representative
Dan Abid, Trail Town Diner & White Cloud Tobacco - White Cloud Representative
Tara Nelson, Newaygo County Prevention of Child Abuse- Grant Representative
Colleen Lynema, Executive Director
Kamille Massey- Director of Events
Racheal Peterlein- Administrative Assistant
For more information, contact the Chamber office 231-652-3068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org