Contributed by: Virginia McQueen
The Bladen County Committee of 100, Inc. will hold their Annual Meeting and dinner at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 6th, in the Grand Ballroom of the Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in Elizabethtown. The speaker this year will be Ernie Pearson, one of the nation’s top economic development lawyers. Ernie has unparalleled experience in economic development matters, particularly as they relate to local and regional economic development programs.
The Committee of 100 is a non-profit development corporation which partners with the Bladen County Economic Development Commission to help ensure that sustained economic growth occurs within the county. Every citizen who is concerned about the economic well-being of this area is encouraged to join. The annual membership fee is $100 for an individual and $200 for a business. For more information, call 645-2292 for a brochure and membership application.
All members are encouraged to attend the Annual Meeting. There will be no cost for the dinner for members, but guests can attend with a member at a cost of $15 each. Contact Linda or Jennie at 645-2292 by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 31st, to register for the Annual Meeting or RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.