On Thursday, February 9th, Chamber members and Metro South community leaders gathered to attend a Luncheon collaboration with Rotary Club of Brockton. Hosted at Thorny Lea Golf Club in Brockton, Tina White, Brockton Rotary Club covered the “Service Above Self” aspect of the organization. Event sponsor, Nicole Long, OCES – Old Colony Elder Services was also interviewed by Sue Joss, Brockton Neighborhood Health Center.
The Mayor of Brockton, Bob Sullivan spoke about the new city brand collaboration “Brockton – Where Better Begins” while stating that the city’s nickname this summer will be “Crane City”, with so many building projects underway. Dr. Melnik talked about the state and regional economy, sighting Brockton’s leadership in population growth over the past decade. New housing south of Boston is way up and unemployment has not been lower in more than 50 years. Melnik’s slides, “Massachusetts Economic Growth and Challenges in the Age of COVID-19” are available here.
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