Metro Cruise Committee

Committee Information

Director: Rich Wadsworth, Edward Jones

Chairperson: Bob O’Callaghan

Dates of Operation: January 2018 through December 2018

Description: 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.

Planned Project/Committee Goals:

  • Organize car show with 10,000 special Interest autos and 200,000 guests.
  • Secure sufficient sponsorships to return $10,000 to the Chamber.
  • Involve chamber members, volunteers and community.
  • Create an event around the successes of the previous 13 years of Metro Cruise Event, while keeping the Chamber name in front of the community at all times.

Next Event

What: 28th Metro Cruise
When: August 24 & 25, 2018
Where: Rogers Plaza Parking Lot

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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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Government Matters

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Ambassadors

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Annual Meeting

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New Member Breakfast

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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

The Events Committee coordinates events for our members that are geared toward driving networking and sales. At events such as our annual golf outing and business expo, members will have opportunities for attendees to showcase their business to our chamber and beyond.

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