Midleton & Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 AGM

The 2016 committee of the Midleton and Area Chamber of Commerce: Pat Walshe (who will remain Treasurer for 2017), Seamus Cunningham (President), Jane Leonard (Vice-President) and Clare O’Brien.(Secretary).

The Midleton & Area Chamber of Commerce AGM took place at the Midleton Park Hotel on Monday, 13 February, 2017.

The election of officers saw Patrick Shields, General Manager of Midleton Park Hotel, assuming the role of President. Fergus McCarthy of McCarthy News on the Main Street taking on the role of Vice President, Sinead Moriarty of Bertelli Menswear was elected Secretary and Pat Walshe of Pat Walshe & Co. remains as Treasurer.

In accepting the nomination for President of Midleton & Area Chamber, Patrick Shields addressed the meeting to set out some of the objectives for the new year including establishing a 2017 calendar of events, exploring and securing additional funding, assisting with the provision of training and support to local businesses, promoting our towns, driving business and bringing the various Associations in our town together more consistently for the mutual benefit of all.

On behalf of the incoming Officers of the Midleton & Area Chamber, Patrick Shields would like to say a sincere thank you to Seamus Cunningham, Proprietor of Wallis Bar and outgoing President, for all of his support, hard work and endeavour over the past three years, his officers and all those connected to the Chamber including all local businesses. Thank you very much to everyone also for the excellent attendance on the night for the AGM.