IVAC Executive Director looks forward

IVAC Executive Director looks forward

Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Joni Hunt touted big website numbers and increasing membership during a look back on 2018 and a look forward to 2019 Wednesday.

Hunt also talked about a new program to bring non-profit groups together.

The Chamber is also looking at ways to get people ready to join the local workforce after graduating college or high school.

Hunt says the chamber will increase its scholarship program and expand it to cover trade school.

The chamber is also continuing and developing its Spark program meant to help high school students get certifications so they are ready to join the workforce right out of school.

Hunt spoke at a chamber breakfast event in Peru Wednesday morning.