The Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission is speak for the business community; support economic growth and educational resources; and to enhance the quality of living by partnering with diverse organizations in and around Elizabethtown, White Lake and all of Bladen County.
OUR FOCUS AREAS:
BUSINESS PROMOTION: promote member businesses to encourage local support and business sustainability.
BUSINESS ADVOCACY: Advocate for local business issues that affect profitability and sustainability.
RESIDENT/ EMPLOYEE RECRUITMENT: Develop strategies in recruit workers and residents to Bladen County.
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP: Advocate and support the efforts of local governments to address pressing community needs.
TOURISM PROMOTION: Promote Elizabethtown – White Lake Area as a year-round destination.
CHAMBER SUSTAINABILITY: Reposition the Chamber to meet broader community needs and develop new revenue streams
Board of Directors
Board Members & Ex-Officio Members
PRESIDENT : Jonathan Langston – White Lake Holiday Resort
Brad Johnson – Small Business Development Center, Bladen Community College
Linda Gillespie – Campbell Oil
Maurice Williams – Whimsical Florist
Nathan Dowless – DownEast Pest
Adam Smith – Camp Clearwater
Josh Raynor – the Hilton Companies
Ex-Officio Members of the Board of Directors
Sylvia Campbell, Mayor of Elizabethtown
Goldston Womble, Jr Mayor of White Lake
Chuck Heustess, Bladen County Economic Development
Dr. Amanda Lee, President of Bladen Community College
Charles Ray Peterson, Chairman Bladen County Commissioners
Dane Rideout, Elizabethtown Town Manager, Alternate for Mayor of Elizabethtown
Greg Martin, County Manager – Alternate for Bladen County Chairman
Sean Martin, White Lake Town Administrator, Alternate for Mayor of White Lake