AGAWAM — The West of the River Chamber of Commerce announced its annual meeting and business grant drawing will take place Thursday, June 15 at 7 a.m. at Chez Josef in Agawam.
The event will kick off with the welcoming of new chairman Frank Palange of V&F Auto and the incoming board of directors. Following these introductions will be a special presentation given by Drew Crandall of Keep In Touch. The topic will be “Serving Customers Well Without Caving In.” The names of two West of the River Chamber businesses will be drawn to receive a $500 business grant from the West of the River Foundation.
Event sponsors include Republic Services, Insurance Center of New England, V&F Auto, Farmington Bank, Reliable Temps, Landmark at Monastery Heights, and Spherion Staffing. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, as well as advertisement space in the annual-meeting program.
Tickets cost $35 for chamber members and $45 for non-members. To register, call the office at (413) 426-3880 or visit www.westoftheriverchamber.com.