By Jordan Beach 

For the third year in a row, the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce will host its one-day Leadership Symposium at Reinhardt University to offer members of the Chamber and the community valuable lessons from experienced leaders. 

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Chamber president and CEO Pam Carnes speaking at the 2018 Leadership Symposium in Flint Hall.

The Symposium will be held in Flint Hall at the Falany Performing Arts Center on Aug. 28, starting at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast. The program will consist of four guest speakers and concludes at 3:15 p.m. with an optional campus tour offered to those interested in viewing the campus. 

“The Chamber is excited to partner with Reinhardt University for the third consecutive year on this impactful one-day high energy event that provides opportunities for seasoned leaders to refocus while also encouraging emerging leaders to better grasp their leadership potential,” said Pam Carnes, Chamber president and CEO. “Continuous development of Cherokee County’s array of leaders—business, government, civic, cultural, faith based, etc.—is vital as our community works diligently to remain at the top of its game.” 

The four speakers include leadership coach Walter Marques, a trainer and speaker from the John Maxwell Team; business and leadership coach of IB4e Coaching, Harlan Hammack; executive director of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, Danielle Donehew; and VP of Sales and Marketing for Chattanooga Bakery, Inc. (maker of the MoonPie) Tory Johnston. 

The cost of the event is $60 for Chamber members and $85 for non-members, and includes continental breakfast, lunch and two networking/snack breaks. Visit the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce website to register for the event.