2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the merger of the Greater Hickory Chamber of Commerce and the Eastern Catawba County Chamber of Commerce to form one unified voice for the business community, the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, now known to you as The Chamber of Catawba County.

As we cast a vision forward in our 50th year as The Chamber of Catawba County, and to celebrate the legacy and continued impact we will have on business in this region, we invite you to be part of the 1972 Legacy Forward Club.

1972 Legacy Forward Club
  • 1972 Legacy Forward Club is a special, limited time, initiative open April 5 to July 14, 2022.
  • The 1972 Legacy Forward Club was created as a one-time 50th Anniversary opportunity.
  • Individuals, Organizations or Businesses may participate.
  • 1972 Legacy Forward Club is open to Chamber partners and the general public.
  • Participation in the 1972 Legacy Forward Club is not limited to residents of Catawba County.
  • 1972 Legacy Forward Club is an elective participation to support the efforts of The Chamber. It is not a donation or a sponsorship.
  • 1972 Legacy Forward Club recognition begins July 14, 2022, at the 50th Anniversary Celebration, and runs through February 28, 2023

Cornerstone $1,972

Recognition as 1972 Legacy Forward Cornerstone at 50th Anniversary Celebration on July 14, 2022

Business logo recognition as 1972 Legacy Forward Cornerstone on dedicated Chamber webpage
(July 2022-Feb 2023)

Business logo recognition as 1972 Legacy Forward Cornerstone at 2022 Annual Shareholders & Investors Meeting on February 28, 2023

1972 Legacy Forward Club recognition at First Friday Morning Brew
(Aug 2022- Feb 2023)

1972 Legacy Forward Club recognition quarterly in e-newsletter with link to Chamber webpage (referenced above)

1972 Legacy Forward Club recognition quarterly through social media

Business logo recognition in Chamber lobby as 1972 Legacy Forward Cornerstone
(July 2022-Feb 2023)

Two (2) complimentary invitations to exclusive 1972 Legacy Forward Club luncheon hosted by The Chamber’s President & CEO

Six (6) complimentary registrations to 50th Anniversary Celebration on July 14, 2022

Contributor $197.20

Recognition as 1972 Legacy Forward Contributor at 50th Anniversary Celebration on July 14, 2022

Name recognition as 1972 Legacy Forward Contributor on dedicated Chamber webpage
(July 2022-Feb 2023)

Name recognition as 1972 Legacy Forward Contributor at 2022 Annual Shareholders & Investors Meeting on February 28, 2023

1972 Legacy Forward Club recognition at First Friday Morning Brew
(Aug 2022- Feb 2023)

1972 Legacy Forward Club recognition quarterly in e-newsletter with link to Chamber webpage (referenced above)

1972 Legacy Forward Club recognition quarterly through social media

Name recognition in Chamber lobby as 1972 Legacy Forward Contributor
(July 2022-Feb 2023)

Two (2) complimentary registrations to 50th Anniversary Celebration on July 14, 2022

1972 Legacy Forward Club is open April 5 - July 14, 2022

Core $19.72

Recognition as 1972 Legacy Forward Core at 50th Anniversary Celebration on July 14, 2022

Name recognition as 1972 Legacy Forward Core on dedicated Chamber webpage
(July 2022-Feb 2023)

Name recognition as 1972 Legacy Forward Core at 2022 Annual Shareholders & Investors Meeting on February 28, 2023

1972 Legacy Forward Club recognition at First Friday Morning Brew
(Aug 2022- Feb 2023)

1972 Legacy Forward Club recognition quarterly in e-newsletter with link to Chamber webpage (referenced above)

For questions or inquiries, please contact:

Kim Dahlsten, IOM, CCEC
Vice President of Operations

kdahlsten@catawbachamber.org
or 828-431-7230

We extend our gratitude to the business and community leaders who have joined the 1972 Legacy Forward Club. It’s a privilege to work alongside of you and on your behalf every day. 

Cornerstone

• Catawba Valley Health System
• City of Hickory
• Downtown Newton Development     Association  
• EveryAge
• Graystone Eye
• Hickory Metro Convention Center &       Visitors Bureau
• Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company, Inc.
• Trinity Ridge
• Trinity Village
• Truist

Contributor

• Adrian L. Shuford Jr. YMCA
• Beltone Hearing Aid Centers
• Brad Metzgar/metzgar:design
• Broome Associates, a Legacy Insurance    Partner 
• Carolina Caring
• Catawba Insurance Agency, LLC       
 Catawba Valley Insurance Agency
• Cintas Corporation
• Corey & Lindsay Keisler
• Cranford Hospitality
• Crystal D. Barnes
• Danny Hearn 
• DeLane Bowman
• First Citizens Bank
• Guest Interiors, LLC
• Hickory Foundation YMCA
• Innovative Ink, Inc.
• Kim Dahlsten
• Martin Starnes & Associates, CPAs, PA
• New Directions Chiropractic
• Preferred Moving Company, LLC
• Realty Executives of Hickory
• Robin Ross
• SERVPRO
• Sheree & Mike Watson
• Sun-Kool Window Tinting
• Time Genies Concierge & Errand     Services
• Twin City Insurance
• Whitfield’s Flowers & More
• YMCA of Catawba Valley

Core

• AJ Kerley
• All Hearts Animal Hospital
• Andrew Kaiser
• Catawba County Library
• Christina & Michael McNally
• Cliff Moone
• FOURK restaurant
• Jackson Creative
• Jason & Amber McGhinnis
• Jenny Garami-Markham
• Jill Adair, Mary Kay Cosmetics
• Kari Dunlap
• Kurt & Laura Sigmon
• Nathan Cooley 
• Sarah Sakatos
• Tree of Life Christian Academy