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Hope Lions Hear From New Hope Chamber Director

By ,, 03/28/22 7:07 PM

The Hope Lions club heard from new Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Director Christy Burns on Monday.  Burns has been active with the Chamber for 11 years and has served as president of the organization.

Burns says her vision for the Chamber is “unity…united through community”.  She says she doesn’t expect to do anything by herself but in working with other people and organizations.

She noted the Chamber annual meeting will be May 2nd with keynote speaker Rex Nelson.  April 22nd through the 25th will be the online Chamber auction.  She noted anyone who would like to donate to the auction can contact the Chamber at 777-3640.  Burns said the nominations forms for Citizen of the Year, Educator of the Year, Business of the Year, and Non-Profit of the Year will also be coming out soon.

Burns said the Watermelon Festival this year will be August 11th through 13th.  She also noted on hopeusa.com there is a community calendar and encourages everyone to submit events for the calender.

Burns new email address is hopechamberdirector at gmail.com and the Chamber phone number is 777-3640.