Bullets from the Board

• Marketing & Communications Vice Chairman Kate Maine reported e-Biz Link (electronic Chamber newsletter) is being distributed monthly to over 650 Chamber members via Microsoft’s B-Central service. Members continue to show interest and subscribe to the service.

• New Building Update – EARLY MARCH is the estimated completion date for the new/renovated Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce facility. The new entrance has been installed, the parking lot has been paved and landscaping of the grounds is complete.

• Government Affairs Vice Chairman Bob Coleman reported the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Position Paper has been drafted. See Chairman Dick Valentines column (page 2) for an overview of the paper. For a complete Position Paper, call Karen Lobstein, 770-532-6206 or e-mail: karen@ghcc.com.

• President Kit Dunlap reported Macklanburg Duncan (M-D Building Products) is planning an expansion with the addition of six new vinyl extrusion lines and 15 employees. See complete article on page 5.

• Rob Fowler, Membership Development Vice Chairman, noted that the Member Relations Committee made 638 good will contacts to Chamber members in the month of December 2002.