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Wayne County’s Outstanding Young Professionals Recognition Luncheon 2018

March 16, 2018

HYPE and the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the Wayne County's Outstanding Young Professionals recognition luncheon to the Wayne County community. This luncheon will provide ample networking opportunities as we celebrate the contributions of the many talented young prof …Read more

Now Hiring: Director of Programs & Events

March 9, 2018

Job Title: Director of Programs & Events Reports to: President/CEO FLSA Status: Exempt; Base Minimum 40 Hours per Week Summary: Supports the organization’s mission, strategic objectives, and plan of work by providing a wide variety of professional support and leadership. Direct involvement and/or oversight of the Membership Outreach Committee, the Awards, Celebrations …Read more

Chamber Member Highlight – HYPE (Helping Young Professionals Engage)

March 7, 2018

Before HYPE (Helping Young Professionals Engage) was HYPE, a Young Adult Professionals (YAP) organization was formed in 2003 by a group of community members who saw the need to have an organization dedicated to providing resources and events to connect young people in the Wayne County area. The group began coordinating bi-monthly networking nights, golf outings, and started the annual wine festiva …Read more

Chamber Member Highlights

February 28, 2018

Highlights from Chamber Member: Blue Buffalo and Omen make the headlines and great things are going on at Richmond Symphony Orchestra and Cope Environmental Center. Blue Buffalo, amid Richmond construction, bought by General Mills

Blue Buffalo, which produces natural pet food products, was acquired by the well-known packaged and processed food co …Read more

Chamber names Melissa Vance as new President/CEO

February 26, 2018

The Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce and its board of directors has named Melissa Vance for the position of President and CEO. This announcement comes following the resignation of former President, Phil D’Amico, in January. “The board is excited to have Melissa as the new President and CEO,” said board chair Lee Elzemeyer. “She has done a great job in her current position and we lo …Read more