Carmi Chamber of Commerce’s 76th Annual Dinner goes Virtual
The Carmi Chamber of Commerce announces its first ever Virtual Dinner to be held on Thursday, October 29th, in lieu of an in-person event. The dinner had originally been planned for October 5th, but due to unforeseen circumstances, had to be postponed.
“Difficult times bring new and exciting opportunities,” said Lindsay Schoenheit president of the Carmi Chamber of Commerce. “COVID-19 has really pushed us to make changes. Despite everything, we are determined to bring the community this impactful virtual event in a safe manner!”
Chamber members will receive their invitations via email this year and are expected to be delivered to members’ inboxes by Friday, October 2nd. Chamber members who do not have an email on file with the chamber office should expect their invitation by mail. The 76th Annual Virtual Dinner will be able to be accessed by a link that will be sent to the email provided on the RSVP and the link will also be posted to Facebook. This link will allow members to watch the event at their convenience and the location of their choice!
As always, highlights of the event will include the Mayor’s State of the City Address, the announcements of the 2020 Citizen of the Year and 2020 Business of the Year, and include a speech from this year’s guest speaker- Scott Rice. The White County CEO Class of 2021 will also be introduced.
Members will also be able to purchase a dinner, which will be provided by Yesterday’s. Details of how to purchase the dinner can be found on the invitations. The dinner will be available for members to pick up on the evening of Thursday, October 29th, 2020 between 5 pm – 6:30 pm at the First Christian Church, located at 504 Bohleber Dr, Carmi, by accessing the church parking lot from Plum St and following the signs. There will be no need to exit vehicles as the dinner will be brought out.
As always, feel free to call or email the Chamber with any questions you may have by phone at (618)382-7606 or by email [email protected]