Connect With John – June 26th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   I hope all you dads had a good Father’s Day last Sunday…mine was great! Our family had fried chicken and mashed potatoes…my favorite meal! The kids got me a great gift too…picture here.   Many ask about my back…I’m still moving very slow but...

Connect With John – June 19th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   Life and our lifestyles continue to be complicated…we are feeling our way in at the Chamber office too. Officially we are in Phase 3 of the reopening plan…which allows for gatherings up to 45 people. We are beginning to schedule Chamber...

Connect With John – June 12th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   It’s hard/impossible to predict how historians will quantify the year 2020…and bear in mind the year is not yet half over. Regionally we started by winning the Super Bowl, then slipped into a national pandemic with shelter in place orders...

Connect With John – June 5th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   This has been a challenging week. I’ve been flat on my back with a pinched nerve…I am getting an MRI as you read this. In my life I have had broken ribs twice, a broken sternum and a pelvic bone…this is extremely painful. What causes this to...

Connect With John – May 29th 2020

Dear Chamber Supporters:   Activities and businesses are slowly restarting as we begin to learn to live with COVID. I continue to have anecdotal conversations with downtown businesses and they report activity is picking up and shoppers are slowly returning. Most...