Chamber plans Emerging Leaders graduation
The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce will hold a graduation ceremony for its Emerging Leaders Summer Institute Wednesday, Oct. 28 at Honda of S.C. Manufacturing Inc. The ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m.
The Emerging Leaders Summer Institute is a program designed to generate professional training and development, mentorship, community engagement and recruitment opportunities. The purpose is to identify, develop, mentor and empower “Emerging Leaders,” specifically minorities, small business owners and innovative professionals poised to move into the next level of community and business leadership.
The 18 members of the 2019 Emerging Leaders Summer Institute Graduating Class are: Nanaefua Eshu, Future Entrepreneurs Foundation; Dojibria Casey, Florence County E-911; Veyounder Brown, Lighthouse Ministries; Leondra Fields, Harvest Hope Food Bank; Adalia Ellis, Aroha Arts Collective; Martha McCall, Pee Dee Coalition; Chasity McClam, Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.; Tabitha Hanna, Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.; Brenda Bradley, Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.; Emily Griffin, Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.; Robin Mack, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union; Barbara Bryant, Assurant, Inc.; Alex Law, QVC, Inc.; Faith Akins, The Care House of the Pee Dee; Floria Porter, Family Promise of Florence; Vicki Dixon, Pro Business & Tax Service; Arthenius Jackson, One Touch Transformation; and Sharon Ackerman, Edward Jones.