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5/29/2012
Chamber to host annual golf outing to support business advocacy, education and assistance programs

http://www.bluewaterchamber.com/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=4156

MEDIA RELEASE
For Immediate Release – May 29, 2012

Contact:
Vickie Ledsworth, President – Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce: (810) 985-7101

PORT HURON – The Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 74th Annual “Drive Fore Success” Golf Scramble on Wednesday, June 27, Noon at Black River Golf Club in Port Huron Township. Sponsors and golfers can register on the website, bluewaterchamber.com or by calling 810.985.7101. Registrations include entry fee, 18 holes with cart, barbeque dinner and prize party. Non-member businesses and organizations are welcome to participate, and individual dinner registration is also available for non-golfers.

Over the past two years, nearly $20,000 has been raised and reinvested into website and online business directory upgrades to enhance member referrals and web-based advertising. As a result, online traffic to the memberships has increased 300% per month.

“It was a large investment for the Chamber but our goal is to drive more business and referrals to our members and it has been very successful. The members’ willingness to invest in our facility, technology and program of work ensures the continued success of our organization,” said President, Vickie Ledsworth.

The Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501c6 incorporated in 1917, and its mission is to support Blue Water area businesses by providing business advocacy, education and assistance.

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