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Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee Works To Support SJAFB

Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee Works To Support SJAFB

The $612 million annual economic impact from the local Air Force base is a boost for Wayne County.  Rick Sumner, the Chair of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee, went through the relationship between the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and the local community during last week’s State of the Military.  He…read more »

Col. Helphinstine Provides Update On 4FW Activities

Col. Helphinstine Provides Update On 4FW Activities

Wayne County has a mutually beneficial relationship with the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.  That alliance was highlighted Tuesday as the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce held its annual State of the Military, providing an inside look at the happenings at the local Air Force base.  Col. Kurt Helphinstine, the commander of the 4th Fighter…read more »

Friday Deadline To Apply For Leadership Wayne Program

Friday Deadline To Apply For Leadership Wayne Program

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Wayne County is designed to create a corps of leaders dedicated to the betterment of the community through service. Participation is open to persons who are recognized as emerging leaders, as well as those persons demonstrating leadership potential. Class meetings begin in September and continue once each month…read more »

Chamber Welcomes New Teachers To Wayne County

Chamber Welcomes New Teachers To Wayne County

Wayne County’s newest teachers are given a warm welcome. Thursday morning, the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Teacher Welcome Breakfast at Lane Tree Golf Club to help greet about 75 of the newest educators at Wayne County Public Schools. Charles Ivey, Chair of the Wayne Education Network, says Wayne County is a…read more »

Coach Whitfield To Talk Leadership During Chamber Event

Coach Whitfield To Talk Leadership During Chamber Event

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is holding an event featuring well-known Coach George Whitfield.   Whitfield is known for his coaching at high school, collegiate and legion levels.  He’s directed the Wayne County Baseball Clinic for over three decades.   Coach Whitfield will talk about leadership lessons and a look at his extraordinary life during the…read more »

Chamber Accepting Applications For Leadership Wayne Program

Chamber Accepting Applications For Leadership Wayne Program

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is looking for its next batch of community leaders. Leadership Wayne County is designed to create a corps of leaders dedicated to the betterment of the community through service. Participation is open to persons who are recognized as emerging leaders, as well as those persons demonstrating leadership potential. Class…read more »

Chamber’s Virtual Career Fair Attracts Thousands Of Students

Chamber’s Virtual Career Fair Attracts Thousands Of Students

It may have been strictly online, but this year’s Wayne County Career Fair was still a smashing success. According to the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, nearly 2,900 students attended Tuesday’s virtual Career Fair, with 6,600 visits to the 90 employers that participated in the event. The student attendees included all 8th grade and 9-12…read more »

Exhibitors Needed For The 12th Annual Career Fair

Exhibitors Needed For The 12th Annual Career Fair

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is holding its 12th Annual Career Fair virtually on Tuesday, April 27th from 9 AM – 1 PM. All 8th grade students in Wayne County as well as those 9-12 grade students that are enrolled in a Career & Technical Education class will be attending the virtual event. The event…read more »

Jackson & Sons Crowned Dancing Stars Of Wayne County

Jackson & Sons Crowned Dancing Stars Of Wayne County

The votes are in and the new Dancing Stars of Wayne County are crowned.  Announced during Thursday’s virtual Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Banquet, Jackson & Sons was named the Dancing Star of Wayne County for 2020.  Jackson & Sons received $3,940 in votes to win this year’s virtual event. All of the $10 votes…read more »

Chamber Announces Annual Awards During Online Banquet

Chamber Announces Annual Awards During Online Banquet

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce celebrated 123 years of serving the business community Thursday evening, but from a distance. In year’s past, nearly 300 community members would gather for the Annual Event, but 2020 had something different in store. “This was actually the 4th attempt to host the annual event in 2020. In early…read more »

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