The Education Committee implements a scholarship program for the Chamber to reward five deserving local students for their community service. The committee also recognizes the efforts of the School Board with a special presentation each spring called the “Bridge Builders.” This committee also addresses issues such as student workforce preparedness and other educational issues affecting the Plymouth Canton Community School District.
Governmental Affairs Committee
The Committee monitors public policy at a state and local level that effects the business community. They disseminate information to members on these issues and recommend policy positions for the Board of Directors to adopt. Additionally they host the State of the Community Breakfast each year that brings together our local and county leaders to discuss issues prevalent in the community. The Committee also will host forums during elections with candidates running for office.
The retail committee is a forum for retailers in the downtown or the near vicinity to coordinate local sales and promotional campaigns. The committee also distributes information to these retailers and provide a forum for collective discussion and action on issues affecting their businesses.
Works on new membership recruitment and retention of existing members. The group attends Chamber events, ribbon cuttings, contacts new members on a regular basis and hosts new member orientations. This committee also plans our annual Showcase and Taste of Plymouth and act as volunteers in many of our events.
The Golf Outing Committee
Plans the annual Golf Outing that takes place each summer and is a major fundraiser for the Chamber
Plans the Annual Auction which is our biggest fundraiser.