Chamber luncheon welcomes new Bay, Westlake educators
The West Shore Chamber of Commerce held its annual end-of-summer luncheon focused on education and jobs. All of the new teachers in the Westlake and Bay Village school districts were the chamber’s invited guests on Aug. 12 at the Holiday Inn on Crocker Road.
The luncheon also featured a presentation of the Friend of Education Award, given to the chamber member who has made the biggest contribution to education in the past year. This year’s honoree was Jeremy Thompson from Amica Insurance, who accepted his award from Nancy Ralls, career development coordinator of the Westshore Career-Technical District.
State Rep. Nan Baker, the regular speaker at the new teachers luncheon, discussed what is being done in Columbus to create new jobs and enhance the business landscape in Ohio.