The Parkes Chamber of Commerce welcomed their new Executive Committee at their Annual General Meeting last week.
Geoff Rice, of Langlands Hanlon, will continue as President, with John Kennedy, of K&H Geotechnical Services, returning as Vice President. Local business owner Belinda McCorkell retains the Secretary role for another term. Wilbur Harris, manager of Parkes Mensland, will serve as a Publicity Officer, and is joined by Peter Martin who replaces Michael Oakley. Susie Hill is welcomed to the role of Treasure, replacing the outgoing Gregor Sammut-Paul.
Peter Martin is a Partner at Matthews Williams Solicitors and Conveyancing, and practices in Parkes and Condoblin. Susie Hill is the Chief Radiographer and Practice Manager at Parkes Diagnostic Imaging, and also runs a cattle farm with her husband.
The Parkes Chamber of Commerce is an organisation of local business people who promote the growth and prosperity of the Parkes business sector. The immediate focus for the new-look executive committee is the fast-approaching Christmas period. The SPARKLES initiative is a festive campaign by the Parkes Shire Council and the Parkes Chamber of Commerce to encourage residents to shop local. SPARKLES focusses on providing opportunities to support local businesses through a series of vibrant community events.