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We can’t do it without you!

We can’t do it without you!

Chamber News & Views I didn’t see it coming. I figured August is late in the summer. So, vacations are over, right? That would be incorrect. Our volunteers are making…

‘My dog ate my homework’

‘My dog ate my homework’

Chamber News & Views We make excuses every day, trying to explain away a multitude of sins: Why you were late for work; Why you didn’t show up at Big…

Can it get any hotter?

Can it get any hotter?

Chamber News & Views This summer has been one of the hottest I can remember since I moved here in 1996. People are doing anything and everything to cool off.…

Best, worst and next

Best, worst and next

Chamber News & Views Best practices: Those two words always send chills down my spine. It means I must write another report. I’m sure you’ve written those same reports —…

We’ll bring the giant scissors

We’ll bring the giant scissors

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS I’m sure you remember that one warning your parents and teachers gave you growing up. Well, the first one I heard over and over was “Don’t…

We have garbage — lots of garbage

We have garbage — lots of garbage

Chamber News & Views In an attempt at full disclosure, I admit this column is a repeat. I do promise to fix any typos and change a few words to…

Keep your pets safe on the 4th

Keep your pets safe on the 4th

Chamber news & views How are you going to spend July 4th? Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, fairs, concerts, baseball games and family get-togethers. But let’s…

You can be an associate member

You can be an associate member

Chamber News & Views Working Americans expect to retire at age 66, up from 63 in 2002 according to a 2018 Gallup poll. But most retirees don’t stay on the…

Membership has its privileges

Membership has its privileges

Chamber News & Views Membership has its privileges. Remember that? American Express used that branding slogan from 1974 to 1987. I’ve now repurposed that branding for the chamber. Joining the…

Early is really on time

Early is really on time

Chamber News & Views I don’t think I’m alone when I say it’s annoying to have to wait. In line –– In traffic –– At the DMV. Best case in…

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