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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce to Host Candidate Meet & Greet and Forum for City of Greer Mayor Candidates


October 9, 2007

(GREER, SC)  The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will be hosting two events for the upcoming City of Greer municipal election. The Leadership Greer Alumni Association in conjunction with the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Candidate Meet & Greet event on Thursday, November 1, 2007 at Greer Commission of Public Works from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  This event is open to the public and candidates for City of Greer City Council and Mayor have been invited to attend.  Other local elected officials have also been invited. Each elected official and candidate will address the audience.  There is no charge to attend.  

On Friday, November 2, 2007 the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will host a City of Greer Mayor Candidate Forum at the monthly First Friday Luncheon event.  This forum will give members of the Chamber the opportunity to hear from the candidates on important issues facing the City.  The event will take place at the Cottages at Brushy Creek, on the site of the new Greer Medical Campus.  The event is sponsored by Career Builder, CapitalBank, and Southern Eye Associates.  Price to attend is $10 for Greer Chamber members and $15 for non-members and includes lunch. 

John Kimbrell, President of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce states, “Each election cycle the Greer Chamber hosts forums and events that give our members and citizens the opportunity to hear from the candidates. These upcoming events are designed to meet each of the candidates as well as current elected officials and hear their thoughts on important community issues.”   

Registration for these events is suggested and can be made through the Chamber’s website at www.greerchamber.com.

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 580 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To Champion Economic Prosperity for our members and the greater Greer community.”  For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com.

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