BOSSIER CHAMBER HOSTS OPEN HOUSE March 28, 2017Press Release, BlogJessica Hemingway Chamber opens its doors to all businesses as it celebrates 70 years The Bossier Chamber staff and its Board of Directors are hosting an official reveal of the 2017 Community Guide & Membership Directory as well as celebrating the Chamber’s 70th anniversary for this Open House event on Thursday, March 30 from 3-6 p.m. “Through 70 years, the Bossier Chamber has continued with the same legacy and mission – to advance business interests in Bossier Parish while continuing to help the parish prosper,” said Lisa Johnson, President and CEO of the Bossier Chamber. The Chamber has grown to more than 900 members, representing seven states and 37 cities within the United States. The Bossier Chamber is proud to be a leader in government as well as military relations for our region. The Bossier Chamber is proud to say nine of the original charter members of the Chamber continue to be members today: AEP SWEPCO; Builders Supply Co., Inc.; Centerpoint Energy; Coca-Cola United Bottling Company; Maddox & Hughes Insurance Agency; Montgomery Agency, Inc.; Pulley-White Insurance Agency, Inc.; Red River Motor Company; and The (Shreveport) Times. One of the great resources available to Chamber members is the Community Guide and Membership Directory, which businesses in our community can use to tout what the area has to offer as well as get information on fellow member businesses. This resource, along with the Chamber’s annual report and other guides, will be available for members at the Open House. Bossier Chamber board member and Gibsland Bank & Trust Chief Marketing Officer Rick Holland says “The Chamber’s Membership Directory is one of the most powerful tools I have.” Interested in learning more about the Chamber? This event is open to the public so that the Bossier Chamber can showcase how it continues to be a leader and advocate for the business community.