2016 Jasper Chamber Annual Meeting Set.

chamber logoJasper (Local Sources) – The Jasper Chamber of Commerce announces that its Annual Meeting will be held as a luncheon for 2016.

It will be held on Thursday, September 29th. The location for the 63rd Annual Meeting will be held at KlubHaus 61 at 2031 Newton Street in Jasper.

The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the meeting, presentations and the keynote speaker.

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce is comprised of Board Members and 2 staff positions.

At this time the off-going Chamber President Craig Hanneman will recognize those Board Members

and other officers who served under the 2016 term. Craig will also make the presentation of the Annual President’s Community Excellence Award.

This award is given annually to an individual in the community who has given of himself/herself in a variety of ways in order to “make a difference.”

The award is always a surprise to the recipient and it is such a great honor to recognize the work of an individual who has contributed to the success of the Jasper community.

The Board of Directors for 2016 also included: Vice-President Alli Tempel, Secretary Kristy Neukam, Treasurer Lesli Graman and Chris Berg, Tom Betz, Tim Gray, Mike Siebert, Brenda Stallings, Laurel Seger, Diann Meneilly-Horney, Brian Hostetter, Julie Dutchess, Anthony Seng, Lori Persohn and the late Judy Pund.

In addition to the Board of Directors, the Chamber has two staff positions. These are held by Nancy Eckerle, Executive Director and Tina Vaal, Office Manager. The 2017 Board President, officers and new board members will be introduced and recognized.

The Jasper Chamber is pleased to have representatives of the Jasper Public Library and the Jasper Arts Center give a presentation on the proposed Jasper Cultural Center as the Keynote Speaker(s) for the Chamber’s Annual Meeting.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about this project as the topic is titled: “The Jasper Cultural Center: Get the Facts.” This is a chance to hear about this project and to learn of the details and the associated costs.

Tickets for the Annual Chamber Meeting are priced at $30 each or tables of 8 for $220.

Reservations can be made by calling the Chamber office at 812/482-6866 or e-mailing the Jasper Chamber at: chamber@jasperin.org. Deadline for reservations is Friday, September 23, 2016

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