Howell chamber recognized at statewide convention
Enjoying the Chamber Convention are, from left to right, Deanna Brzuchowski of Cobb-Hall Insurance, Christie Wilson of Five Sparrows, Kim Esper of the Howell chamber, and Anthony Redilla of Monroe Classics Inc.
The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce was a finalist for the Chamber of the Year award of the Michigan Association of Chamber Professionals at its Chamber Convention. The chamber competed in the large chamber category.
Recognized for their awards from the Howell Chamber were Deanna Brzuchowski of Cobb-Hall Insurance, the 2014 Howell Ambassador of the Year and chairperson of the Ambassador group, and Anthony Redilla of Monroe Classic, Inc., Howell’s Make it Happen Ambassador for 2014.
Howell chamber President Pat Convery and Membership Director Kim Esper were recognized for having earned the Institute of Organization Management designation, which comes after completing a four-year course in managing non-profit organizations.
Also attending the convention were ambassadors Donna Olson from the Howell Carnegie District Library, who did a presentation on collaboration between community groups with Pat Convery; and Christie Wilson of Five Sparrows, co-chairperson of the Howell Ambassadors.
Highlights of the conference included continuing education, best practices and new ideas, including how to improve communities.