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
2022 Annual report
Board of Directors
Board Members & Ex-Officio Members
PRESIDENT : Jonathan Langston – White Lake Holiday Resort
PRESIDENT-ELECT: Denise Taylor Bridgers – Lu Mill Vineyard and Taylor Manufacturing
Leon Cromartie – Cromartie Enterprise
Todd Lyden – Small Business Development Center, Bladen Community College
Chloe Roberts – Campbell Oil
Maurice Williams – Whimsical Florist
Ashley Dowless – Cape Fear Valley Healthcare/ Bladen Healthcare
Adam Smith – Camp Clearwater
Josh Raynor – the Hilton Companies
Ex-Officio Members of the Board of Directors
PPAST PRESIDENT: Anne Beyer – Farm Bureau
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, Alternate for Mayor of Elizabethtown
Greg Martin, County Manager – Alternate for Bladen County Chairman
Sean Martin, White Lake Town Clerk, Alternate for Mayor of White Lake