Events for May 2016
Wilkes Chamber of Commerce
May 06   Leadercast - Hosted by Wilkes Chamber of Commerce

Leadercast 2016 Tickets are officially on sale!


Leadercast includes a light breakfast, lunch and beverages. 

Earn Continuing Education credits in the fields of nursing and HR. General CEU credits are also available. 

Date:   May 6, 2016
Location:   The Stone Center
613 Cherry Street
North WilkesboroNC 28659
Date/Time Details:   8am - 8:30am  Registration 
Fees/Admission:   $75.00 
May 10   Ribbon Cutting @ US Army Recruiting
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting @ US Army Recruiting on Tuesday, May 10th @ Noon!!

Date:   May 10, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   1301 Westwood Lane Ste. 6
Date/Time Details:   12pm
May 11   Workforce Development Meeting
Workforce Development Meeting

Wednesday ~ May 11, 2016

12:00 noon 


Digging for Dirt or Mining for Gold~Social Media Use in Employment Practices

Many companies are using social media to assist with their recruiting and hiring efforts. Join us for a discussion about the benefits and pitfalls of this rapidly growing trend. Learn more about national statistics, efforts to inform students about "digital dirt", and share your practices with the use of social media in recruitment and screening. 
Date:   May 11, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Wilkes Community College – Room #1112 Alumni Hall
Contact:   Dana Zacharias
Date/Time Details:   12 Noon
May 12   CrimeStoppers
Crime Stoppers Committee Meeting

2nd Thursday/month @ 8:30am - Chamber Boardroom
Committee Members please RSVP your attendance plans by clicking on "Register Online".

Crime Stoppers committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 8:30am in the Chamber Boardroom, unless otherwise notified.
If interested in joining this committee, please contact Linda Cheek,
Date:   May 12, 2016
Time:   08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Location:   Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Board Room
Contact:   Linda Cheek 336.838.8662
Date/Time Details:   8:30am
May 18   Executive & Full Board Committee Meeting

Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Executive & Full Board Committee Meeting 

  Please RSVP attendance plans by the "Register Online" link or by calling our office (336)838-8662.

 Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee, Full Board and Ex-Officio members  meet the 3rd Wednesday of every other month @ 3:30pm in the chamber boardroom unless otherwise announced . 
Brent West, Complex H/R Manager, Tyson Foods, Inc. ~ 2016 Chairman of the Board
Date:   May 18, 2016
Time:   03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Contact:   336.838.8662
Date/Time Details:   3:30
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May 19   Business After Hours @ Branciforte's Brick Oven

                   Join us for an After Hours Event @ Branciforte's  Brick Oven!!


Date:   May 19, 2016
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

810 Main St, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Phone:(336) 838-1110
Date/Time Details:   5:30 - 7pm 
May 23   Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society-Monthly Meeting

Regular monthly meeting and jam session-including Old Time, Blue Grass, Acoustic Folk, song and dance.
Everyone is invited to attend and don't forget to bring your instruments!  

WAFS meets the fourth Monday of each month at the Watson Stage on the Campus of Wilkes Community College April thru September.

October thru March the meetings are held at the Wilkes Heritage Museum.

Date:   May 23, 2016
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:   Watson Stage Wilkes Community College &
Wilkes Heritage Museum
Contact:   336.957.6442
Fees/Admission:   Free admission