If you’re like me, this time of year makes you pause and think about how blessed we are. Both personally and professionally, we all have much to be thankful for. Last Friday and the weekend’s unfolding news reports brought that reality home to us in a way that’s unimaginable. As an organization and as a community, our prayers go out to a town and its residents, not that much unlike our own, that is forever changed by what took place last week. May it change us all in ways that matter.
Take a moment to reflect on your blessings. Personally, I am incredibly blessed to raise a family and develop such lasting friendships throughout my 23 years on Hilton Head Island. Each day I am fortunate to work with a staff that defines the word professional and a group of volunteers that brings new meaning to the word “leadership.”
Your chamber is governed by a board of directors that I am honored and privileged to work with. Our outgoing board members Cary Corbitt, Martin Sauls and Andy Twisdale leave their positive mark on our organization and I am grateful that they served our business community in such an impactful way. Their board term is for a limited time, but their impact will be felt well beyond their years of service. Our new incoming board members, will also bring with them their ideas, energy, knowledge and enthusiasm for making every day in business a better one for all of us.
Shake hands a little differently today with those you come in contact with. Have dinner tonight with your family and during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, count your blessings for all that we’ve been given.