Education Committee

Committee Information

Director: Kathey Batey, Spirited Presentations

Dates of Operation: January 2017 through December 2017

Description: This Committee will work with schools in Wyoming and Kentwood to offer help and provide scholarships to students. The Education Committee will also offer business seminars to our Members.

Planned Project/Committee Goals:

  • Plan at least 3 Business Seminars for our Members.
  • Present 2 scholarships to a senior student at a Wyoming High School or a Kentwood High School. These will be funded by the Chamber Foundation.
  • Continue to promote mentoring programs in Wyoming and Kentwood.
  • Meet at least once a year with Superintendents of district schools.

Chamber Committees

Metro Cruise

Plan and implement a community-wide festival that both drives traffic to local businesses and establishes the Wyoming-Kentwood Chamber as a leader in the business community.

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Santa Parade

Hold a festive event that highlights the WKACC businesses during the Christmas Season.

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Government Matters

Monitors government activity and other public policy issues affecting the South Kent business community on behalf of Chamber membership.

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3rd Fridays! Networking Luncheon

Provide a Networking Lunch for our Members and soon-to-be members over lunch and fun!

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Ambassadors

Active members that reach out to new and existing members to keep them informed.

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Annual Meeting

Celebrate the Chamber and our membership on the 4th Friday of January.

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New Member Breakfast

Provide networking opportunities and education for our members on how they can utilize the benefits and offerings of the Chamber for their business.

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Education

Work with schools in Wyoming and Kentwood to offer help and provide scholarships to students.

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Events

Coordinate, plan and implement chamber events geared towards assisting business & business professionals in both sales and networking.

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