Greater Memphis Chamber takes its message to Orange Mound

By Updated: August 14, 2019 7:21 AM CT | Published: August 14, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>&ldquo;My goal was to inform them about services they can take advantage of and programs in which the Chamber is engaged,&rdquo; said Beverly Robertson,&nbsp;president and CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber, after a “Taking it to the Streets” meeting at the Orange Mound Community Center Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. &ldquo;... And to serve as the voice of business so that people understand that business is their friend, is their employer, is the creator of opportunity, is the creator of jobs. And it is not the enemy.&rdquo; </strong>(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

“My goal was to inform them about services they can take advantage of and programs in which the Chamber is engaged,” said Beverly Robertson, president and CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber, after a “Taking it to the Streets” meeting at the Orange Mound Community Center Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. “... And to serve as the voice of business so that people understand that business is their friend, is their employer, is the creator of opportunity, is the creator of jobs. And it is not the enemy.” (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Beverly Robertson, president and CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber, brought the organization’s first stop in its new “Taking it to the Streets” initiative to Orange Mound.

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry is a reporter and digital producer. The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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