The Batesville Herald-Tribune
---- — Whereas, the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce works with the businesses, merchants and industry to advance the civic, economic, industrial, professional and cultural life of the city of Batesville; and
Whereas, chambers of commerce have contributed to the economic life of Indiana for more than a century; and
Whereas, the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and its members provide citizens with a strong business environment that increases employment, the retail trade and commerce and industrial growth in order to make the city of Batesville a better place to live; and
Whereas, the chamber of commerce encourages the growth of existing industries, services and commercial firms and encourages new firms and individuals to locate in the city of Batesville; and
Whereas, this year marks the 99th anniversary of the Indiana Chamber Executives Association, a career development organization for the chamber of commerce professionals.
Now, therefore, I, Rick Fledderman, mayor of the city of Batesville,
officially proclaim the week of May 5-9, 2014, as
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEEK in Batesville
and call its significance to the citizens of the city of Batesville.
Signed this 22nd day of April, 2014.