Deadline extended for Young Entrepreneurs Fair applications

Do you have a child between the ages of 9 and 14 who likes to create handmade art, crafts or delectable edibles? We are looking for participants for our Young Entrepreneurs Fair, to be held on Saturday, May 4, during our Meet in the Street arts and crafts festival. Booth space is still available, and the deadline to apply has been extended to February 15, 2019. If you have a budding entrepreneur, apply today! Click here to download the application and learn more.

Meet in the Street Grand Sponsor Announcement

We are pleased to announce that Engine Masters Outdoor Power Equipment has committed to be the grand sponsor of this year’s Meet in the Street arts and crafts festival on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Thank you to Engine Masters for their support of the Wake Forest Chamber and this annual community event! For details on Meet in the Street, including featured music and performance acts, a list of food trucks, and what’s new in 2018, see page 5 of our Business Matters newsletter.

Chamber Board of Directors Adds Three New Members

The Wake Forest Chamber would like to welcome Marty Coward, financial advisor with Edward Jones; Robbie Earnhardt, president and owner of Superior Tooling Inc.; and Dawn Satterwhite, director of human resources at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, to the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Their term began July 1, 2019.

Rotating off the Board of Directors are Cathy Easop, Edward Jones; Ryan Hutchinson, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; and Rondi Furgason. Thank you for serving on the Board of Directors!

New Board Member Biographies:

Marty Coward, Edward Jones
Marty is a long-standing Chamber advocate, having been an Ambassador for more than 5 years as well as serving on the Chamber Foundation for Common Progress board. He’s also involved with the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation and the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. His wife, Dena, is a proud Wake Forest native and they have 3 children.

Robbie Earnhardt, Superior Tooling Inc.
Robbie Earnhardt founded Superior Machining, now Superior Tooling Inc., in 1985. Along with other partners, he helped to establish NCTAP, the North Carolina Triangle Apprenticeship Program. He was appointed Chairman of NCTAP in 2015. Robbie also serves on the Board of Directors for the NC Apprenticeship Council and Wake and Johnston County workforce development.

Dawn Satterwhite, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Dawn has served at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for over 14 years. Prior to her role in HR, she worked in the accounting and payroll field for 15 years. A Raleigh native, she and her husband moved to Wake Forest in 1990 to put down roots and raise a family. Dawn is an active member at Richland Creek Community Church and looks forward to being more active in the Wake Forest community.