Pictured above from L-R: Communication Coordinator Krystin Chapman, Business Advocacy President Steven Southwell, Representativ Albritton, Chamber Director Casey Dickson, Chamber Board Member Steve Johnson
The 2012-13 Hardee Leadership Class is in full swing! The January class was spent exploring the industries of Hardee County. The Class went on tours of the Commerce Park, CF Industries, Peace River Electric Cooperation, TechRiver and Vandolah. To learn more about Leadership Hardee click here!
The Hardee County Chamber of Commerce has a longevity that outlasts most all Hardee County Organizations. The Chamber has remained a beacon in the community, bringing together business leaders and competitors, while encouraging fellowship and hard work for the common good of the community.
The Chamber of Commerce has roots so deep in the Hardee County soil that it has with stood hard economic times, transition of leaders and an evolving business climate. The Chamber's success is credited to its members and the Hardee County citizens!
One of the most charming characteristics of Hardee County is its rich history. Many of our Chamber members are multigenerational Hardee County residents and have a strong tie to the community. Together let's remember our past so that we can strive for an even better future!
Together We Work Hard and Have Even More Fun!
More than likely it is time for your business to renew its Hardee County Chamber of Commerce membership. If you are now frantically trying to remember when your membership expires, rest easy. Mrs. Casey Dickson, Chamber Director, has been making phone calls to remind our lovely members that renewal time is here! However, if you want to check if your membership is up call 773 -6967.
Some of you may be trying to recollect what the Chamber has done for you over this past year of membership and what it will offer in the future. Well, it is said that a picture is worth 1,000 words.
Over the past year, the Hardee County Chamber of Commerce Business Advocacy Committee (BAC) has become increasingly involved in legislative and political issues facing Hardee County. From lobbying trips with legislators in Tallahassee to positions on specific legislation affecting our members and business community, our Board of Directors, with leadership provided by the BAC, is committed to be the “Voice of Business” and is working to expand our roles in such areas.
Business Advocacy Committee with Representative Denise Grimsley.