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  • Senior Job Fair!

    The Knox County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the YMCA Bettye J. McCormick Senior Center, 2009 Prospect Ave., and the WVUB Job Board will be hosting a “Senior Job Fair” Wednesday June 17th 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm to help local seniors find part-time and full-time employment.  The Chamber has been focused on connecting those looking for gainful employment with the local businesses so desperately looking for workers, and seniors can play a vital role in establishing a healthy business climate. Marc McNeece, president of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce, said, “The Chamber will do everything in its power to create a vibrant economy, and a large part of that is helping people find the right opportunities and connecting employers with potential employees.” McNeece also said, “The Chamber is happy to have this opportunity to partner with the senior center.  By doing so, we are able to expand our search to some of the most qualified employees, our seniors.” The fair will be open to any senior searching for employment. Opportunities will be available in health care, retail and manufacturing, to name just a few. The Chamber is also looking for local businesses to participate. If your business would like to have a booth at the job fair or for further information, contact the Chamber office at 812-882-6440.
    • Tables, chairs and electricity will be provided
    • Doors for employers open at noon
    • Standard applications will be on-hand
  • Woman is Business award Winner!

    The Knox County Chamber of Commerce announces its 2015 winner of the “Woman in Business” award. Dr. Bertha Proctor. PACE community action agency The Knox County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the recipient of the Chamber’s “Woman in Business” award; Dr. Bertha Proctor, she exemplifies the qualifications the KCCC believes the Award winner should have. She has made significant contributions to the success of her profession and uses her energy to improve the community in which she lives and exhibits distinction, inspiration, and inventiveness in her profession and has inspired others to become outstanding in their field. Dr. Proctor will receive her recognition at the Chamber’s annual Banquet May 20, 2015
  • Small Business of the Year!

    The Knox County Chamber of Commerce 2015 “Small Business of the Year” award winner The Gooch The Knox County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce The Gooch as the 2015 “Small business of the year “award winner. The Gooch has shown that success can be done in the right way. For more than 30 years the Gooch has been on the forefront of Cellular industry and service. As a family owned and operated business they have provided unparalleled customer service and a wealth of insight, information and knowledge in the Cellular industry. The Chamber is happy recognize those efforts at the Chamber’s annual 99th annual banquet May 20, 2015. For tickets call the Knox County Chamber of Commerce at 812-886-6440 
  • Chamber Events

    2015 Breakfast Bandwagon Schedule & Chamber events May 27th Good Samaritan Hospital LUNCH Student Union June 24th North Knox Committee-Fairgrounds July 22nd (lunch) Employer Support of the Guard/Reserve Fort Sackville Room August 26th Old National Bank –Ft Sackville Rm September 23rd Regions –Ft Sackville Rm October 28th (lunch) Farbest Foods, Inc.-Ft Sackville Rm November 18th Vincennes University-Ft. Sackville Rm

    Upcoming Events Chamber After Hours May 7th 5-7pm Pantheon theater W/ InVin and VTB Healthcare reform seminar May 12th Ribbon Cutting for Service Express May 14th Annual Banquet- May 20th Wabash Trail Run-May 30th Golf outing-September 17, 2015 Watermelon Festival-July 31st thru August 1st Trap Shoot- October 15, 2015 To schedule events please email patti@knoxcountychamber.com or call 812-882-6440

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