Hanover Community Chamber of Commerce holds Appreciation Luncheon

HANOVER — The Hanover Community Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Business Appreciation Luncheon at The Colony Steak and Seafood Restaurant recently.

Hanover Chamber President Rick Klisiewicz served as Master of Ceremonies. Introducing Honored guests, Assemblyman Andrew Goodell spoke about the representation in Albany and the many battles that occur in determining outcomes and positive change for communities.

Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello addressed the group and spoke of collaboration among governments, both local and county working together for change and resolve.

Village of Silver Creek Mayor Jeff Hornburg spoke about the many improvements taking place in the community with the LED lighting project being a priority.

Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Todd Tranum, addressed the audience with many programs and educational opportunities offered by the Chamber of Commerce. He mentioned the five point approach to helping small business succeed, the Chautauqua Gift Card program and what a vital role the small community Chamber of Commerce delivers to its members.

Hanover President Klisiewicz introduced Kelly Borrello, past President of the local Chamber and current vice president, new Board of Director members Deborah Rice from St Columban’s on the Lake and Colin Anderson from the VFW. A raffle was held with many prizes offered by local businesses.

The event was sponsored by ECOLAB, and the local Chamber will meet again on April 17 at 5:30 p.m. at Tom’s Family Restaurant. Any member or prospective member is asked to attend.

The HCCC is currently finalizing plans for a May Mixer at Sunset Bay Beach Club (Cabana Sam’s), as well as planning for events this summer, which include the annual silver Creek Yard Sale, the Festival of Grapes window decorating program, and a year end Mixer with Merritt Winery.

For more information on the Chamber of Commerce, please call 366-6200.