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Chamber Hires Summer Intern

July 13, 2010

Emily Turman, a recent graduate of Junior Leadership Greer Class XXI, has been hired to serve as a summer intern at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. Turman began her work on July 6 and will assist the staff in various ways including administrative support, membership retention, office organization and marketing.
As a rising junior at Blue Ridge High School, Emily has been involved in both school and community activities. Her extra-curricular involvement includes: Student Government, Beta Club Member, FCA, JV Basketball team, and the Varsity Tennis Team. Also, she has been a volunteer as a Greenville Hospital Junior Volunteer, Mt. Lebanoon Baptist Church youth member, MissionLab-New Orleans,and with Junior Leadership Greer.

The Junior Leadership Greer program, sponsored by the Greer Chamber, began in 1989 as a class project of Leadership Greer Class X. The program is designed to identify potential leaders from area high schools, stimulate their awareness in the community, develop a spirit of cooperation for the accomplishment of goals, foster communication and understanding between student and community leaders, and to identify opportunities for community involvement.

If you are interested in supporting or being a sponsor for the upcoming Junior Leadership Greer Class XXI program, please contact the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce at 864-877-3131.

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 600 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

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