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Dr. Brett Wright to be Featured Guest Speaker at Greer Chamber First Friday Luncheon

April 1, 2010

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce announces that Clemson University Professor, Dr. Brett Wright, will be the guest speaker at the April 9 First Friday Luncheon.

Coldwell Banker Caine is the First Friday Presenting Sponsor of the Year and Brighton Gardens of Greenville is the monthly sponsor.

Dr. Wright is a Professor and the Chairman of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at Clemson University. Wright received his doctorate in Recreation and Natural Resource Management in 1985 from Texas A&M University. He has been actively involved with research pertaining to park management issues, community impacts and partnerships, and has conducted over 20 community needs assessments pertaining to parks and recreation.  He has published extensively on the human dimensions of recreation and natural resources management in national and international journals and has conducted social science research for the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service and numerous local park and recreation agencies throughout the eastern U.S.

Luncheon Details:
Date:    Friday, April 9, 2010

Time:  11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Place: Greer City Hall

Price: $10.00 for Chamber Members, $15.00 for non-members
Reservations required. RSVP online at

For more information about the First Friday Luncheon event, contact the Greer Chamber office at (864) 877-3131 or visit

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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