The Political Agitator’s response: Congratulations to Rev. Richard Joyner and Calvin Ballance plant manager at Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant (formerly Consolidated Diesel) who is retiring and will take over as chairman of the Chamber in 2016.
A finalist for the CNN Hometown Heroes awards, the announcement of the new Distinguished Citizen Award recipient and the transfer to the new chairman are some of the highlights for the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce’s 112th annual meeting.
Chamber President Theresa Pinto said the annual meeting is the official meeting of the Chamber’s membership where the organization formally brings in new leadership, recognize outstanding volunteers, conduct a review and talk about strategic priorities for 2016.
The Rev. Richard Joyner, director of pastoral care at Nash UNC Health Care and pastor of Conetoe Missionary Baptist Church, is scheduled to be the guest speaker at the event. (Source: Read more)