January Chamber Luncheon
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (CST)
Join the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce as we kick off 2023 with Economist Dr. Jerry D. Parrish who will give a presentation on the State of Calhoun County, rural trends, and economic opportunities.
Dr. Parrish is the Chief Economist and Director of State and Local Policy Analysis at the Florida Institute of Government at Florida State University. He is also a Faculty Adjunct in the Master of Applied Economics Program at Florida State University and serves as the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers at the Haas Center at the University of West Florida. Dr. Parrish previously was the Chief Economist and Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation. During that seven-year period, he was responsible for conducting in-depth analyses on the Florida economy and on solutions to help secure Florida’s future. Previous to that position, Dr. Parrish was the Chief Economist and Director of the Center for Competitive Florida at Florida TaxWatch. Prior to that position, he served as the Associate Director of the Center for Economic Forecasting & Analysis (CEFA) at Florida State University. He has many years of experience in the private sector in management roles at international manufacturing companies. He earned a B.S. in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University, an M.B.A. from Bellarmine University, and M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Auburn University.
Just prior to the meeting, a Chamber member orientation will be held for any members interested in learning more about how get the most of your membership.
Additionally, networking will begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch beginning at 12 noon.
All members, potential members, community leaders and partners are invited to attend.
Deadline to register is Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023.
*There is no charge for lunch, however, registration is required for planning purposes.
19359 SR 71 North
Blountstown, FL 32424 United States
Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for networking. Lunch will be served at 12 noon.