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Chambers Announces Leadership OBX Charter Class
The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Charter Class of Leadership OBX. The Leadership OBX program is sponsored by the Outer Banks Community Foundation, the Outer Banks Hospital, and the Create the Future Initiative (CFI).
Selected to participate in this year’s program are:
Matt Austin, Towne Bank
Patricia Broom, Phoenix Restoration
Carol Ann Brown, PNC Bank
Jim Brown, individual member
Karen Brown, Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce
Michelle Brown, Wells Fargo Bank
Dick Campbell, DWM Advisors
Jackie Chunn, Southern Insurance
Melanie Corprew, Dare County Department of Health & Human Services
David Daniels, Dare County Regional Airport
Talmage Davis, Outer Banks Beach Rentals & Sales
Carole Emerson, Children at Play
Susan Flythe, Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative
John Garner, First South Bank
Terry Gore, Sun Realty
Teri Hannell, Malvin Riggins
Ryan Henderson, Outer Banks YMCA
Sherri May, Workforce and Continuing Education at COA
Lynne Miles, Vidant Medical Group
Amy Montgomery, Outer Banks Hospital
Claudia Neal, Mano al Hermano
Lilliana Noble, Mano al Hermano
Mike Remige, Jennette’s Pier
Brandi Rheubottom, Dare County Older Adult Services
Amanda Hooper Walters, Small Business Counseling/Tax Preparation
Larry Warner, North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Ray Meiggs, Whalehead at Historic Corolla (scholarship request)
Through the generosity of our sponsors several scholarships were awarded. The Outer Banks Community Foundation presented two non-profit scholarships to Claudia Neal (Mano al Hermano) and Carole Dawn Emerson (Children at Play Museum); The Outer Banks Hospital and CFI presented scholarships to Dick Campbell (DWM Advisors), Talmage Davis (Outer Banks Beach Rentals & Sales), Ryan Henderson (Outer Banks Family YMCA), Sherri May (Workforce Development & Continuing Education at COA), and Ray Meiggs (Whalehead at Historic Corolla).
Leadership OBX provides leadership minded individuals with the opportunity to: experience the community from public, business and individual perspectives, develop interest in the future of the Outer Banks region, create an environment to inspire community leadership, broaden community viewpoints, builds leadership skills, builds working relationships among class members, provides for personal growth and development, establishing a sense of community and enthusiastic leadership are cornerstones of the program.
Goal Statement for the Program is “To Enlighten, Educate and Engage future and current leaders of the Outer Banks Community.” Those interested in additional information can contact Karen Brown at (252)441-8144.
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