2019 A word from our Chairman

"Chairman's Message"

November 2019

Thanks to all our sponsors, players, volunteers, and staff who made the 2nd Annual Chamber Cornhole Challenge on October 15th a huge success. It was an awesome day of fun, fellowship and networking. I think everyone in attendance had a great time and ate lots of good food! Congrats to all the winners; 3rd place: Deposit This! (Pedestal Bank); 2nd Place: Team Assessment (Terrebonne Parish Assessor’s Office Loney Grabert) and 1st place: The Loan Rangers (Pedestal Bank)!..
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October 2019

As we gear-up for this coming fall elections, the Chamber hosted four forums at Fletcher Technical Community College in Schriever for Terrebonne Parish President, Sheriff, Senate District 20, and Representative District 51. These forums were designed to be unbiased and nonpartisan...
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September 2019

As the Chamber gears-up for this coming fall elections, I would like to focus my thoughts on exercising our right to vote. Voting is a fundamental right of any citizen that enables them to choose the leaders of tomorrow. Voting not only enables the citizens to vote for political parties, but it also helps them to realize the importance of citizenship. Many people do not vote thinking one vote will not make a difference, but...
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August 2019

As we start a new school year, I would like to report on our education committee, chaired by Dr. Kristine Strickland Chancellor of Fletcher Technical Community College. This committee has been proactive in leading an engage relationship between the local school system and the Chamber. With last year elections, the Terrebonne Parish School Board received a major facelift having six...
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July 2019

I can’t believe it has been six months already. I want to express my sincerest appreciation for the hard work and dedication from our board members, committee members, and staff. We have achieved so much within all of our committees so far this year, but we continue to work towards achieving....
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June 2019

Thanks to all of our sponsors, players, volunteers, and staff who made the 11th Annual Chamber Golf Classic on May 6th a huge success. It was an awesome day of fun, fellowship, and networking and I think everyone in attendance had a great time and ate lots of good food. Congrats to all the winners!....
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May 2019

Spring is here and so is the 11th Annual Chamber Golf Classic- Monday, May 6th at Ellendale Country Club. Here are theTOP 8 Reasons why you should play golf at the Chamber Golf Tournament. 1. Facetime - Where else can you spend four quality hours with colleagues or valued customers?....
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April 2019

s the chairman of the Chamber Board of Directors and owner of Safeworx Safety Solutions, I often wonder how I can become a better leader. It goes without saying that good leadership is crucial to any successful business. But, what makes a good leader, and how can someone develop himself or herself into a good leader if they are not one to begin with?....
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March 2019

What a great start to the new year! The Chamber’s 90th Annual Banquet was a great success. We also achieved and celebrated a huge milestone, the Chamber’s Centennial Anniversary. “Cheers to 100 years”...
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February 2019

Entering our 2nd month of the year, the committees and board are poised and ready to continue our path of achieving our short-term goals mentioned in the last article. We’ve tied our short-term goals to the long-term goals voted...
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