14 Sunday, July 30, 2017 Hawaii Tribune-Herald that they are getting the best value from their membership. Additional member benefits or improvements are handled by the Membership Committee. The Membership Committee offers quarterly New Member Orientation luncheons, where new members are introduced to the chamber leadership and learn more about the benefits of chamber membership. The chair of the Membership Committee is Kimberly Pua of Wesley R. Sagawa & Associates. Members and member employees are invited to take a more active role and join this committee which meets on the second Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Hawaii Innovation Center conference room. Dates and times subject to change. Contact the chamber office if you would like to get involved and be notified of upcoming meetings. Social The social and “fun” activities of HICC are coordinated by the Social Committee which promotes fellowship and networking among members and other chambers of commerce. The Social Committee plans the chamber’s Business After Hours networking events. The chair for the Social Committee is Joe Marsh of Business Insurance Services Inc. Members and member employees are invited to take a more active role and join this fun and energetic committee which meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Hawaii Innovation Center conference room. Dates and times subject to change. Contact the chamber office if you would like to get involved and be notified of upcoming meetings. SPECIAL COMMITTEES Military Affairs Our military is an integral part of our community and supports Hawaii’s economy and national security in significant ways. The military is Hawaii’s second largest source of economic activity, contributing about $8 billion to $10 billion annually and providing over 100,000 jobs across our state. The Military Affairs Committee was formed in April 2016 and will serve as Hawaii Island’s partner for the Military Affairs Council of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii. The Military Affairs Committee’s mission is aligned with that of the Military Affairs Council in focusing its priorities on the three C’s — Commerce, Communications and Culture. The chair of the Military Affairs Committee is Ka‘iu Kimura of the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center. Members HAWAI‘I ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE and member employees are invited to take a more active role and join this committee. Contact the chamber office if you would like to get involved. Whitey Rose Memorial President’s Cup Golf Tournament The Golf Tournament Committee is responsible for planning and carrying out the Whitey Rose Memorial President’s Cup Golf Tournament held during the President’s Day weekend in February each year. The tournament is held as a fundraiser to support the chamber and its endeavors. Additionally, this event allows chamber members and professionals to network and socialize with one another while supporting a good cause. Many corporate sponsors donate goods or services as prizes or as auction items for the tournament. Aging in place… Does not mean aging alone! www.hawaiiislandadultcare.org Life Enhancing Adult Day Center Programs in Hilo HAWAI‘I ISLAND ADULT CARE, INC. 961-3747 ŶŽŶͲƉƌŽĮƚĂŶĚ,ĂǁĂŝŝ/ƐůĂŶĚ United Way Agency >ŝĐĞŶƐĞĚ͕/ŶƐƵƌĞĚ͕ĐĐƌĞĚŝƚĞĚ “Let us put our 50+ years of experience to work for you.” Mary Begier RB-14405 808-348-5831 Where your real estate transaction is just as important to us as it is to you! and Honomu Joy Dillon RS-64293 808-640-2544 Certified Residential Specialist Mary Begier Realty | RB-14405 | 101 Aupuni St. #315 | Hilo HI 96720 | 808-935-0737 Members of the Social Committee and employees of the Food Basket, Hawai‘i Island’s Food Bank, smile for a picture after a successful Business After Hours pau hana event.
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