Friday’s Chamber Breakfast was a packed house with over 140 business leaders who gathered in the E.L. Puryear Building to witness all the exciting things happening in Groveland and South Lake. Mike Hein, City Manager for the City of Groveland, delivered an enthusiastic presentation informing attendees about the past, present and future of Groveland. Mike Hein and the City of Groveland have enhanced the services they provide to businesses and residents while creating economic sustainability. The City of Groveland continues their 100th year celebration on March 26 – March 27th.

Thank you to Joe Reyes, Branch Manager for SunState Bank in Groveland, and Sherry Lewin, President of Thrive Clermont, who sponsored Friday’s breakfast. SunState Bank is a vital piece to our community where they provide services conducive for growth. Thrive Clermont offer various educational programs to students between the ages of 13 and 18 where they learn new skills, work with mentors, make new friends and eat!

During Friday’s breakfast, Kathy Judkins, South Lake Chamber of Commerce Board Member and the Senior Consultant for Civic, Charitable & Government Relations for SECO Energy, presented the Ray Goodgame Outstanding Student Leader Award to Isabelle Millman of South Lake High School. At a young age, Isabelle understands the importance of being engaged in school clubs and memberships while simultaneously balancing work-life and volunteerism all while maintaining a GPA of 5.03. Isabelle announced on Friday that she will utilize this scholarship to assist with funding her education at Yale University.

The South Lake Chamber of Commerce is grateful for the support received from our local business leaders.

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