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Member Relations Division

 

EVENTS COMMITTEE & 3RD FRIDAYS! NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Director:  Summer Vasquez, Williamson Employment

Chairperson: Kate Batchelder, Comerica Bank

A committee to coordinate the third Friday luncheons, using Chamber member facilities to provide a networking lunch for our members and soon-to-be members. This opportunity will also provide an opportunity for members to showcase their companies and services to attendees.

ANNUAL MEETING & SILENT AUCTION

Director:  OPEN

Chairperson: OPEN

Acknowledge 5 Chamber members for their hard work and review the past year and introduce the board. This is required by the bylaws to be held annually on the 4th Friday of January.

MEMBER’S BENEFIT BREAKFAST

Director: Nick Kuncaitis, Standard Computer Systems, Inc

Chairperson: Open

A committee that will organize, plan, and promote the Chamber’s Business Breakfasts. The Business Breakfasts will provide networking opportunities and education for our members on how they can utilize the benefits and offering of the Chamber for their business.

AMBASSADORS

Director:  Mike Nitz, Servpro South & NW

Chairperson: Shane Myas, Principal Financial Group

A committee of active members that reach out to new and existing members to keep them informed of current events and introduce them to the programs, benefits, committees, and the organizational structure of the Chamber.

R.I.S.E LEADS GROUP

Referals Incease Sales Everyday.
Meets Every Tuesday from 7:30-9am at RE/MAX
5651 Byron Center Ave, STE 200
Wyoming, MI 49519
(Across from Metro Hospital)

 Being a member of the RISE Leads Group gives you the opportunity to build relationships and network with other businesses that are dedicated to providing and receiving quality leads through regular networking and building solid business relationships.

Community Relations Division

 

GOVERNMENT MATTERS

Director:  Kathy Batey, Spirited Presentations

Chairperson: Open

The committee monitors government activity and other public policy issues affecting the south Kent business community on behalf of Chamber membership and communicates relevant developments to the membership. The committee serves as a relationship type of liaison between the business members of the Chamber and government officials on the local, state and federal levels. The committee represents small business and the voice of small business.

WYOMING KENTWOOD SANTA PARADE

Director:  Jerry DeGood, Auto Finance Co.

Chairperson: Open

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

28TH STREET METRO CRUISE

Director:  Rich Wadsworth, Edward Jones

Chairperson: Brandon Simmons, Metro Cruise Event Manager

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.

WKC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS 

Director:  Self-lead group

WKC Young Professionals Group is a group dedicated to up and coming professionals in the community aged 21-35. They meet monthly for networking and brainstorming on how to make our community better through the power of a fresh mindset. Interested in joining? email haleyd@southkent.org or keithm@southkent.org