The Downtown Committee helps develop an ongoing ad campaign to promote benefits and opportunities in downtown Troy. It also plans events to promote Downtown Troy and helps develop and support the strategic plan to keep Downtown Troy vibrant.
The Education/Workforce Development Committee addresses the needs of existing business and industry by developing partnerships with education systems at the four-year, two-year, and trade skills levels by refining and determining trends and needs of our community workforce.
The Farm City Committee partners with the Pike County Farmer’s Federation and the Kiwanis Club in sponsoring the annual Farm City Week. The committee also develops a speaker’s bureau to disseminate agricultural information to the community and a database of all agricultural related industries in Pike County.
The Business Development Committee sponsors and hosts events on a variety of topics including economic, and workforce development. In addition, the committee updates the chamber staff and Board of Directors on legislative matters that impact our area and businesses.
Leadership Pike is an innovative program designed to prepare emerging leaders from diverse backgrounds for an active role in community affairs. The program objective is to develop an awareness and a rationale for involvement in current issues, opportunities and problems affecting Pike County. Through face-to-face discussions with present community leaders and experts from organizations and institutions that help form the structure in our community, the specially selected individuals will develop an in-depth understanding of the interrelationship and complexities of our community. These learning experiences will accelerate the process of building a resource of community leaders.
The Junior Ambassador program is designed to engage future leaders in various aspects of the community and to serve as Ambassadors for the Chamber. The program consists of a Leadership Training Day, several Pike County Field Days, a leadership project and volunteer experience. The volunteer service includes class and independent requirements for volunteer service hours in our community, school, and chamber.