Lt. Governor Rutherford Addresses Chamber Members at August GML


The SACC August 18th General Membership Luncheon welcomed Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford to Salisbury. The luncheon was held at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center.

Preceding the luncheon, Lt. Governor joined SACC President/CEO Bill Chambers, Salisbury Mayor Jake Day, and Greater Salisbury Committee President CEO Mike Dunn for a walking tour of downtown Salisbury. The group toured several new downtown locations, including The Ross, a fourteen-story residential project currently under construction.

During the luncheon, Lt. Governor Rutherford noted some great partnerships that have helped fuel a strong Maryland economy. He said, “Partners including Wor-Wic College, Chesapeake Shipbuilding, and Perdue Farms have fueled job training and job creation, adding to a strong state economy.” The Lt. Governor added, “State investments totaling $58 million are paying dividends with the growth and vibrancy we are seeing in downtown Salisbury.”

SACC President / CEO Bill Chambers thanked Lt. Governor Rutherford and the Hogan Administration for supporting businesses in Maryland during their tenure. The Lt. Governor concluded his remarks by stating, “The Governor and I are proud that Maryland is again seen as open for business and has returned to being a business-friendly state.”

The September 15th General Membership Luncheon features Chris Eccleston of Delmarva Veteran Builders and will be held at 11:30 AM at the Black Diamond Lodge in Fruitland, MD.

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