Take Time to Be Informed, Take Time to Vote

I’ve previously written my observations that as a community, we are gaining our identity. There’s an increased awareness and demand for growth in many areas, and interest in making our community better. This has been a discussion thread at many of our Chamber events,...

Support Your Business Community – Come to the B2B Expo

It is going to take both inside and outside influence for us to grow the Adrian area. As businesses and residents of the community, we have the most influence and responsibility to make a difference. This applies to business owners as well as the consumers who help...

Collective Leadership: Making an Impact in Our Community

I am very interested in the leadership activities in Adrian. Leadership in communities has drastically changed over the past 20 years; and as a result, we view leaders in terms of processes of accomplishments instead of trajectory. I’m OK with that mentality, because...

Senior Services and Economic Development

As part of the Adrian Chamber’s mission, we promote and increase Adrian businesses. To do that, we have a multifaceted, market segment approach.  That is, some of our members want the big picture approach, while others need help in directly marketing their business....

Adrian in AM Addresses Substance Abuse in the Workplace

If you follow my articles, most of the time I write about all the positive improvement, opportunities and options we have in Adrian and the surrounding area. But today, my article is about something more difficult to write about: the potentially growing presence of...