Chambers of Commerce hold annual dinner


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Highland County Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman Lindsay Cloud welcomed those in attendance to the Chamber’s Annual Meeting titled Hats Off to Our Members, on May 12. More than 175 people attended the event, held at The Lake View Loft Event Venue north of Hillsboro, to network and celebrate the accomplishments of the chamber.

Highland County Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman Lindsay Cloud welcomed those in attendance to the Chamber’s Annual Meeting titled Hats Off to Our Members, on May 12. More than 175 people attended the event, held at The Lake View Loft Event Venue north of Hillsboro, to network and celebrate the accomplishments of the chamber.


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Denise and Charlie Mootz, owners of The Lake View Loft Event Venue, welcomed everyone to their venue on May 12 for the Highland County Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and dinner. Pictured behind them are a few of the 27 raffle baskets that were won throughout the night that were donated by businesses and individuals throughout Highland County.


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The Highland County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual meeting and dinner on May 12, at The Lake View Loft Event Venue north of Hillsboro. More than 175 guests attended “Hats Off to Our Members” and enjoyed an evening of networking within the Highland County business community.

Dinner was provided by Shoelaces Catering, Maplecrest Meats & More, 62 Classics Diner, Batter Up Bakery, and Larry’s Party Shop.

Highlights of the evening included comments made by Highland County Chamber Board President Lindsay Cloud as well as a financial report and chamber update was given by executive director Jamie Wheeler.

Throughout the evening guests competed in a variety of contests to earn prizes for themselves or their staff.

More than 35 different local businesses donated items for gift baskets that were raffled off at the conclusion of the evening. A photo booth was also present to encourage networking among guests.

Proceeds from the event allow the chamber to support its initiatives of advocating for the business community while promoting economic and community development.

For more photos from the event, visit the chamber’s Facebook page. Plans for the 2023 chamber annual dinner will be made available in early 2023.

Submitted by Jamoie Wheeler, Highland County Chamber of Commerce executive director.

Highland County Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman Lindsay Cloud welcomed those in attendance to the Chamber’s Annual Meeting titled Hats Off to Our Members, on May 12. More than 175 people attended the event, held at The Lake View Loft Event Venue north of Hillsboro, to network and celebrate the accomplishments of the chamber.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2022/05/web1_Cloud.jpgHighland County Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman Lindsay Cloud welcomed those in attendance to the Chamber’s Annual Meeting titled Hats Off to Our Members, on May 12. More than 175 people attended the event, held at The Lake View Loft Event Venue north of Hillsboro, to network and celebrate the accomplishments of the chamber. Submitted photo

Denise and Charlie Mootz, owners of The Lake View Loft Event Venue, welcomed everyone to their venue on May 12 for the Highland County Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and dinner. Pictured behind them are a few of the 27 raffle baskets that were won throughout the night that were donated by businesses and individuals throughout Highland County.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2022/05/web1_Mootz-Family.jpgDenise and Charlie Mootz, owners of The Lake View Loft Event Venue, welcomed everyone to their venue on May 12 for the Highland County Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and dinner. Pictured behind them are a few of the 27 raffle baskets that were won throughout the night that were donated by businesses and individuals throughout Highland County. Submitted photo

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