We were blessed to have amazing weather for the 2021 Chamber Annual Membership Banquet, which recently took place at Sugarneck on Buckhorn Road in Broadway.
Young Commissioners is a 4-H program through the NC Cooperative Extension Center, and provides selected high school students the opportunity to work on leadership, soft skills, and to become better citizens of Sanford and Lee County.
Just about a week ago, The Sanford Herald ran an article about the new and improved food pantry at the Christians United Outreach Center on Lee Avenue.
“Leadership is being bold enough to have vision, and humble enough to recognize that achieving it will take the efforts of many people — people who are fulfilled when they share their gifts and talents, rather than just work. Leaders create that culture, serve that greater good, and let othe…
The Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Program consists of enthusiastic volunteers from the Chamber membership who donate their time to help build member commitment and raise community awareness of Chamber activities and benefits. In doing so, the Ambassadors grow professionally and personally b…
July 1 will mark 24 years that Central Carolina Hospital has run the EMS program for the county. I am proud of the long-standing partnership Central Carolina Hospital has with Lee County and the ways that this partnership has positively impacted our community.
What started in a closet in a medical practice has grown to serve thousands of Lee County residents since 1993. To this day, The Helping Hands Clinic fills a unique niche in our community.
I recently glanced through portions of the “The Post-pandemic Economy: Future of Work Report After COVID-19” issued by the McKinsey Global Institute. According to the report introduction, “Since its founding in 1990, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) has sought to develop a deeper understa…
One of the benefits of the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Lee County Economic Development Corporation merging into the Sanford Area Growth Alliance in 2015, is the teamwork and partnership afforded to the previously independent organizations.
“At Home, With Love”, a virtual Valentine’s Day campaign kicked off last Friday, Jan. 29 and is running through Feb. 13. The Sanford Tourism Development Authority (Visit Sanford) and Downtown Sanford, Inc have joined forces to promote Valentine’s style events to both residents and visitors.