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Ambassador of the Week: Freda Turnmire

From April 22 through August 12, we will be recognizing each one of our Ambassadors on Fridays! Learn more about this highly visible public relations team and how they are responsible for engaging, encouraging, nurturing, and expanding relationships on behalf of The Chamber. 

Freda Turnmire is the VP Business Center Manager of the Catawba Valley Boulevard location at Peoples Bank.

Freda has worked in the banking industry for over 30 years and is passionate about making a difference and helping local businesses in her community. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. 

Why did you apply to become an Ambassador? 
To learn about Catawba County and make connections. Helping people grow their businesses and to give back to the community. 
What are you looking forward to most about being an Ambassador?
Visiting local businesses in person!
What is your favorite Chamber event?
Women’s Leadership Conference
Tell us a special connection you have made as a result of being a Chamber partner! 
I’ve made connections to many businesses by assisting with banking needs.

Lightning Round! 
Favorite way to spend $100? Home Goods
Favorite restaurant in Catawba County? Dos Amigos
What was your first job you received a paycheck for? Video store
Favorite workplace snack? Corner Bakery
What is something unique we don’t know about you? I danced through my school years

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