Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce Holds Annual Dinner

BEATRICE – One year away from a 100th year anniversary, the Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual dinner Friday night…

:08                  “to Beatrice”

Angie Bruna became the Chamber’s new Executive Director the past year.  The year also saw Nolan Fast move from a county tourism position to Membership Services Director with the Chamber, and Courtney Schlake becoming the new Gage County Tourism Director.

Karen Stohs, of the Nebraska Department of Labor, served as the Chamber Board Chairperson the past year.  She said the year had its challenges.

:42                  “by so many”

Beatrice attorney Jeff Davis takes over as the 2019 Beatrice Area Chamber Board Chairman.  He said with establishing the new staff, the image of the Chamber has improved over the past year.  Davis said one focus he wants the organization to address is continuing to build partnerships with other organizations, such as NGage and Main Street Beatrice.

:47                  “Beatrice and Gage County”

Gina Blythe with the local office of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services was named the Beatrice Area Chamber’s Ambassador of the Year, for 2018.

Two hundred tickets were reserved for Friday night’s annual banquet, hosted by the Vintage Venue, at Seventh and Court.   The theme of the event was “It’s Your Move”.

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