Previous news postings
July 29, 2017 – New website launched
More complete listing of key information of value to members, the general public and those looking to invest in and/or relocate to Creston is the goal behind the Chamber's repatriating and launching of its new website.
Chamber President Mark Wolfe said it was important for the new executive to have hands-on control of its own website, which will directly benefit members by allowing for ongoing design refinements and the addition and updating of information on a more timely basis.
"We thank KES for their assistance in the past in supporting our website, and look forward to hearing from members on how we can continue to improve upon this fundamental service," said Wolfe.
June 15, 2017 – New executive officially sworn in
Chamber Board of Directors acknowledge at its June meeting the official swearing in of the new executive at Creston Town Hall earlier in the month. Unfortunately, 2nd Vice President Andrea Lochan was compelled to resign due to personal reasons shortly thereafter. Existing board member Megan McKendry has subsequently been voted in as the new 2nd Vice President.
The executive comprises:
President – Mark Wolfe
Vice President – Mark Saunders
2nd Vice President – Megan McKendry
May 29, 2017 – Chamber endorses Market Park portion of Official Community Plan
Recognizing the importance to local business of an expanded and significantly upgraded market park area, the Chamber has officially supported the Town of Creston's OCP and its efforts to raise related funding.
"The Market Park project is a fine example of the type of development we can stand behind and rally others to support," says Chamber Vice President Mark Saunders in the Chamber's letter of support. ""It is a project that when completed will boost quality of life and civic pride by simultaneously meeting social, recreational, economic, tourism, arts and culture, and heritage goals."
LEAP ahead – The Chamber was once more in attendance and handing out complementary memberships to this spring's graduates. The third annual LEAP gala was held at the Golf Course. /Bruns
April 10, 2017 – Chamber supports Local Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program (LEAP)
Six local entrepreneurs were congratulated and awarded free Chamber memberships at this Spring's LEAP Gala. Rachele Justus, Lauren Sarnat, Warren Amas, Heather Viers, Dylan Fladhamer and major LEAP prize winner Danika Peltzer were on hand showing off their wares and pitching their business projects to the dozens of supporters attending.
The Chamber applauds all participants and wishes them all the success in their ventures.