Friday August 06, 2010
The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce has been named 2010 Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) at the ACCE conference in Milwaukee, WI. The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce was one of two finalist chambers in its peer category previously announced by the organization. The Chamber of the Year award recognizes the role chambers play in leading businesses and communities.
According to Chuck Hope, chairman of the Chamber's board of directors and owner of Chuck's Car Care, "It is a huge honor for the Chamber to be selected as the Chamber of the Year. It is especially nice to be recognized by an organization such as ACCE which works with chambers across the country. Congratulations to all the volunteers and professional staff at the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce for winning this prestigious award."
Parker Hardy, President and CEO of the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce said, "It is our privilege to share this award with the members of the Chamber and the community. It takes great members, great volunteers and a great community to achieve such an honor."
The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce is a Four-Star Accredited Chamber of Commerce.