The Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Image Committee partnered with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office to support efforts to clean up our County. “Operation Spring Cleaning” was held Saturday, March 20th. Several Image committee members, Chamber members and community volunteers came out to support this project. We all need to get busy and pick up trash around our businesses, homes and neighborhoods. A big thank you to our wonderful Sheriff for his efforts in starting this project!
Lumberton, NC – February 8, 2021 – The Lumberton Chamber of Commerce announced new leaders for its board of directors for 2021. Maureen Metzger, Public Information Associate for Robeson Community College, will serve as the 2021 board chair, succeeding Bryan Britt, Owner of Cakes and Pastries of Lumberton. The 2021 board will continue to focus on providing a positive image for Lumberton and the recovery of the Lumberton business community following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although 2020 was a different kind of year for the chamber, it hopes that 2021 will see more businesses opening in Lumberton and the Chamber will be able to host scheduled events.
“The Chamber only hosted four ribbon cuttings in 2020 and only held two board meetings due to COVID,” said Cindy Kern, Executive Director of the Lumberton Chamber of Commerce. “We had to cancel our Christmas parade and our annual golf tournament was held at a later date.”
“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as chairman for the chamber this year,” said Metzger, “I look forward to working with my fellow board members to help promote current businesses in Lumberton and encourage new businesses to locate in Lumberton.”
New members of the board include Suzanne Abbott-Abbott Insurance, LLC, Dr. Phillip Stephens –Carolina Acute Care and Wellness Center, Crystal Collins-Lumbee Guaranty Bank, Bebe Wright- Comfort Inn and Country Inn & Suites, Allen Elks-Postnet, John Hendren-Walmart, Josh Jackson-Edward Jones Investments, Betsy Wilson- UNC Health Southeastern, Donna Davis-Tomlinson’s Department Store and Ellie Johnson-UNCP.
The Lumberton Chamber also announced its new Committee Chairs. Serving this year are Suzanne Abbott, Golf Committee; Richard Monroe and Mickey Gregory for the Image Committee; Sarah Campbell, Membership; Amy Hall, Ambassadors; Rhonda Williamson, Communications, Miles Mercer, Agriculture, Merle Summers, Education, Cheryl Page, Special Events, Connie Russ Wallwork, Community Development; Angela Sumner, Travel and Tourism; Bo Biggs, Legislative.
Retiring board members include Mickey Gregory-Canal Wood, LLC, Jay Britt-Robeson County Farm Bureau, Rose Avant-Retired, Linda Branch-Storage Solutions, LLC, Myra Norton-GreenState Landscaping, Sarah Campbell-Campbell Ear, Nose & Throat Facial Plastic Surgery, Chelsea Biggs- Biggs Park Mall/Century 21 and Richard Monroe-Retired.
The Lumberton Chamber presented two Volunteer awards for 2020. The awards went to Suzanne Abbott-Fundraiser of the Year and Richard Monroe-Community Volunteer of the Year.
Pictured l to r are Bryan Britt, Past Chair, Maureen Metzger, 2021 Chairperson and Cindy Kern, Executive Director.
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The Lumberton Area Chamber Golf Classic is Thursday, May 6th at Pine Crest Golf Club. Please join us for a Great day of Golf! Nissan of Lumberton will sponsor the hole-in-one and Outback Steakhouse will provide lunch.
Come on out and support one of the Chamber’s Premier events!
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The Annual Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic will tee off at Pine Crest Golf Club on Thursday, May 6th. This year’s event begins at 11am with a catered lunch by Outback Steakhouse. Hole-in-one prize is sponsored by Nissan of Lumberton. Captain’s choice play begins with a shotgun start at noon. Entry fee is $75.00 per golfer which includes One Mulligan, One Ladies Tee, and lunch. Also included in the package are the cart, green fees, gift bag and beverages. Suzanne Abbott is this year’s Golf Tournament Chair. Please come join us for a fun filled day. For more information and team reservations call Cindy at 739-4750.
THE LUMBERTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Maureen Metzger – Chairman-Robeson Community College
Bryan Britt – Past Chair-Cakes & Pastries of Lumberton
John Franklin – Chair-Elect- Flo-Tite, Inc.
Jennifer Stephenson–Vice Chair-Speech Pathology Services of Robeson, Inc.
Tamara Kemp -Treasurer-Floyd Mortuary & Crematory, Inc.
John Hendren – Walmart
Debbie Branyon – First Bank
Suzanne Abbott – Abbott Insurance Services, LLC
James Bass – UNCP Givens Performing Arts
Crystal Collins – Lumbee Guaranty Bank
Sara Collins – BB&T Now Truist
Donna Davis – Tomlinson’s Department Store
Allen Elks – Postnet
Lisa Hunt – Robeson Community College
Josh Jackson – Edward Jones Investments
Elly Johnson – UNCP
Tim Little – RC Partnership For Children
Tito Massol – Healthkeeperz
Stephen McIntyre – Musselwhite, Musselwhite & Branch & Grantham
Brion Oxendine – Realty One Group Heritage
Phillip Stephens – Carolina Acute Care
Beth Terranova – Air Production & Service, Inc.
Betsy Wilson – UNC Health Southeastern
BeBe Wright-Williams – Comfort Inn/Country Inn & Suites