Chamber Announces 2014 Board of Directors

The Hammond Chamber of Commerce is proud
to announce its 2014 Board of Directors.

Donna Taylor - Board Chair
Erin Cowser - Board Chair-Elect
Lacy Landrum - Treasurer
Brian Gohres - Ex Officio

Board of Directors:
Daryl Farerra, Brian Shirey, Mark Dispenza, Melanie Zaffuto
Elsbet Smith, Amber Narro, Avril Font, Grady Brame
Tonia Gay, Scott Henderson, Hart Bordelon, Matthew Diaz
Justin Crossie, Sandy Summers

The Chamber would also like to recognize our outgoing Board Members
for their service and dedication the past few years:

Robbie Miller
Dean Hughes
Jennifer Lee
Jim McHodgkins
Joe Mier

Chamber to Install 2014 Board of Directors

Hammond Chamber of Commerce to install 2014 Board of Directors

HAMMOND, LA (December 30, 2013) – Hammond Chamber of Commerce will install the newly elected board members and officers at their Annual Installation and Awards Banquet set for January 23, 2014 at 11:30 am at Twelve Oaks Reception Hall on the campus of Southeastern Louisiana University. Board members are made up of local business and community leaders and are elected by our Chamber members to serve in such a highly regarded position.

“We are excited about our new and continuing leadership as they are dedicated and committed to advancing the goals and objectives of the chamber” says Christopher Brannon, Chamber President and CEO, “this diverse Board will take the Hammond Chamber to the level our members deserve.”

Admission is open to the public. During the banquet we will formally install our new officers and board members as well as recognize and thank our outgoing board members and volunteers for their service and support. Admission is $35 per person and lunch will be served to your table. We ask that you reserve your seat in advance, either online at or by calling the Chamber office at 985-345-4457. For more information about this or any future chamber event, go to

Corporate table sponsorships are also available for only $100. This allows you to decorate a table with your business’ promotional materials at each guest’s seat for a table of eight. This is a great opportunity to showcase your business at a minimal cost and have the chance to win the award for Best Decorated Table.

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The mission of the Chamber is to strengthen the business climate, promote community development and enhance the economic vitality of the Hammond community within the Tangipahoa Parish. For more information about the Hammond Chamber of Commerce or to become a member, please visit or call 985-345-4457.

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