For over 150 years, the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce has welcomed businesses, residents, and visitors to a community that is proud of its history and excited about its future. The Chamber is a catalyst for building a strong sense of community by sponsoring major events that bring people together. It encourages economic growth and industry innovation by providing its members with a variety of business resources.
The Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce provides leadership in promoting the spirit of the community through increased communication and cooperation among businesses, organizations, and individuals in order to enhance the growth, prosperity, and quality of life in the area.
Jerry is a doer. Since retiring from the Compass Group, he has devoted his time to getting things done for the community he loves. He is actively involved in a number of organizations including the Buchanan-Galien Lion's Club, Friends of McCoy Creek Trail, the Buchanan Promise, and the Friends of Oakridge Cemetery. Jerry is the Past President of the Chamber and the recipient of the 2018 Margaret B. Upton Volunteer Leadership Award from the United Way. He enjoys traveling with his wife and friends and spending time with his children and grandchildren.