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A LETTER Chairman FROM THE TChamber of Commerce (GCCC) and its membership.his directory serves as a resource guide to the GreaterCleveland Area. It is an initiative of the Greater Cleveland Additionally, it also contains a listing of both member and non-member Cleveland businesses. The Greater Cleveland Area (76,000 people) is growing in population and expanding in development. This, in part, is a result of our geographic location. The newly completed and future expansion plans for the Grand Parkway, our strategic location on Interstate 69 (NAFTA Superhighway) and our close proximity to the Houston Metropolitan Area are helping fuel growth. Throughout its 72-year history the Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce has promoted the economy of the Greater Cleveland Area and is focused on offering maximum benefits to our membership. The 2016 GCCC Board of Directors has worked diligently to promote the Greater Cleveland Area and the businesses of our membership. This began at the end of 2015 with the relocation of the GCCC offices to the Green Bank I wish to personally express my appreciation to the 2016 GCCC Building (across the street from Cleveland City Hall). The move Board of Directors and staff, all who work tirelessly to increase resulted in a 10% budget savings to the GCCC. We have our membership value. They have been, and continue to be, a reemphasized our efforts to create maximum value to our key element of the GCCC efforts and success. I also wish to membership. As of August 2016 these efforts have resulted in a acknowledge the partnership with our investors and community membership growth of over 26% during the first seven months leaders for their commitment to the GCCC. This partnership of this year. The 2016 GCCC Board of Directors is enthusiasti- allows us to provide the needed resources to help make our cally committed to marketing our members’ products and members be successful in their business endeavors. services. Wherever you may be and whatever you are doing, come join us in marketing the goods and services of our members and in promoting the Greater Cleveland Area. We would love to have you on our team. Sincerely, J. Andrew Rice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors • Flexible Scheduling full-time or part-time, days, evenings, weekends, online • University transfer courses and 2-Year-to-Career Programs • Dual Credit and Early College for high school students START Workforce Training LoneStar.edu/Kingwood,Continuing Education•The first step is closer than you think. CLOSE Register Now • beginning January 2017 800.883.7939 • 281.312.1600Affirmative Action/EEO CollegeProcess Technology 4


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