Igniting Unified Vision: The Role of The Catawba County Chamber Foundation

During The Chamber of Catawba County’s 52nd Annual Meeting & Reception last week, Zack Cranford, 2023 Board Chair of The Chamber of Catawba County, announced the formation of the Catawba County Chamber Foundation. The Charter Board of Directors convened for the first time in February 2023, led by Lori Alala, Partner of Broome Insurance, a […]

Meet our new Event Coordinator, Melissa Eller

The Chamber of Catawba County is excited to introduce our new Event Coordinator, who joined us in late February. Melissa is a creative person who is passionate about helping others and serving her community. She has over a decade of experience working in healthcare, including customer service, communication, and administrative skills. She is excited to […]

52nd Annual Meeting & Reception Recap

Yesterday, we hosted the 52nd Annual Meeting & Reception at the Hickory Metro Convention Center. Over 350 business and community leaders attended our annual event to recognize the achievements of the past year.  We recognized our Chamber Ambassadors, who made 625 touches in the form of calls, emails, virtual visits, and mailed cards to Chamber […]

Meet our 2024 Board Chair, Pat Carver

The Chamber of Catawba County takes pride in highlighting the esteemed individuals who have committed to serving on our Board of Directors. This dedicated group of volunteers, reflecting the diverse landscape of our business community, is devoted to shaping the organization’s vision and priorities. Annually, a new Chair is appointed to lead the board, chosen […]

Chamber President/CEO earns Elite Certification

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — August 1, 2023 — Lindsay M. Keisler, IOM, CCE, The Chamber of Catawba County’s President/CEO, has been designated as a Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) by ACCE, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. ACCE is an association based in Alexandria, Va., that has over 1,600 chambers of commerce and related business and […]

The Chamber of Catawba County Staff Members Attend Institute for Organizational Management

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that Kathy Austin, Communications & Projects Specialist and Nathan Cooley, Partner Recruitment & Sponsorship Manager of The Chamber of Catawba County have recently completed their first (Austin) and second (Cooley) years at Institute for Organization […]

Shop Local Spring Guide 2023 Business Feature: Viewmont Pharmacy, Inc.

Viewmont Pharmacy has been the hometown pharmacy trusted by area residents to provide the individual attention in healthcare they have come to expect since 1951. We accept most insurance plans—including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, United Healthcare, and CVS Caremark. Pharmacists Bill Pitts and Gina Powers have been helping people in our community with their […]

Shop Local Spring Guide 2023 Business Feature: Southern Sideboard

Southern Sideboard offers one-stop shopping for all your entertainment needs: -Small-large scale catering -In-home entertainment: catered or delivered -Corporate entertainment -Weekly meal service -Grab and Go market lunches -Frozen Casseroles -Vacation cooler bags -Vintage Champagne Cart rental For more information, visit them online or via social media at The Southern Sideboard. Visit their website

Shop Local Spring Guide 2023 Business Feature: Caring Cremations

Caring Cremations is here to serve families with a new look and approach on cremation. Our welcoming, contemporary space was designed by owner Ben’s wife, Meghan, and her mother, Joni Bush to host family gatherings in a dignified and comfortable atmosphere. Families have the option of using one of three family suites or opening them […]