This committee will work closely together with the Nederland Economic Development Corporation to complete the stated goals of promoting, enhancing, and marketing the city as both a "business friendly" environment and a wonderful lifestyle community in which we live. Further, this committee will have the responsibility of naming Nederland's Small Business Person of the Year.
The education committee expresses the chamber's belief in the life-enriching power of education and the benefit it confers on our community.
The committee will reward academic achievement and encourage local students to succeed with the following three programs.
It will award three scholarships to graduating Nederland High school students
It will host a fun day luncheon to recognize Nederland honor students
It will continue to support the Nederland Education Foundation
In all its efforts, the education committee will serve as a liaison between the Nederland School District and local businesses.
Goodwill Ambassadors/Membership Committee
This committee will serve as public relations representatives for the chamber. The committee will host ribbon cuttings, groundbreaking ceremonies, coffees, mixers, and assist at all special events. The committee will work to establish a positive relationship with all our members. We will strive to increase new membership and retain existing members which strengthens our chamber and enhance our local businesses.
Every member of the Nederland Chamber of Commerce is a member of this committee and is encouraged to talk about the Chamber membership to others.
This committee will function to facilitate the flow of information concerning legislation affecting the Chamber and the City to the Members and the and the appropriate officials to insure our interests are heard.
Special Events Committee
Nederland Heritage Festival (March)
Golf Tournament (October)