Danville Chamber of Commerce

The Danville Chamber usually meets at the Fairgrounds, but yesterday we had the pleasure of meeting at the Mayberry Café. What a wonderful experience we had and the food was delicious. Dan Pence came and spoke about employment for Veterans. In March, the unemployment rate for young veterans was 21.1%. Dan spoke about the job opportunities that they are making available for veterans in our area.  It breaks my heart to know that these young men and women who are selflessly serving our country come home to that statistic. I hope that we never forget the wonderful sacrifice that the veterans are making for our...

Youth Council

I am always impressed with the students who have joined the youth council. We have been meeting since April, and although we are few in numbers, they have the ability to get things done. When we first started talking about the Battle of the Bands event, I had a 7th grader who expressed interest in writing the sponsorship letter! She did a great job! Two of the students have so much enthusiasm that they have already spoken to their principal about a school wide presentation at their high school this year. Another one of our youth council members gathered in-kind sponsorships! These students are great, and I am always reminded why I love...