Economic Development

Promote economic development, recruit industries and retention of current business/industry to the county.

Chair – Junior Briner

Sub-Committee – Intermodal
Chair – Junior Briner


Enhance recruitment and retention of Chamber members.

Chair – Gretchen Hunt


Seeks to boost economic development by attracting visitors to Lawrence County. The committee actively develops and markets tourist attractions in the county utilizing such assets as the Rock ‘n’ Roll Highway 67, historical sites and museums, hunting and fishing, natural beauty, local festivals and other attractions.

Co-Chairs – Charles & Jackie Snapp

Sub-Committee – Festival
Co – Chairs – Charles & Jackie Snapp


To stay abreast of issues and opportunities regarding roads and highways, airports, railroads, rail travel, walking and bicycling trails, and other transportation matters which affect Lawrence County.

To serve as a liaison between the Chamber and entities which deal with transportation issues, including government agencies, transportation related companies, and advocacy groups.

To advocate for transportation projects and policies which will benefit Lawrence County

Chair – Brett Cooper


Work to enhance the position agriculture plays in our economy. This committee will also work with Randolph County to set up an Ag Expo.

Chair – Caleb Wall


Establish projects and activities that uphold the values of business and school interaction with the intent of better informing students of career choices and provide positive role models through mentoring programs.

Chair – Aaron Andrews

Leadership Lawrence County

This committee is designed to help develop leaders in Lawrence County, both adults and youth.

Chair – Junior Briner

Community Revitalization and Beautification

Promote and enable economic development by restoring and revitalizing Lawrence County.

Chair – Sharna Butts

Business Expo & Job Fair

Promote businesses and recruit applicants for job positions.

Chair – Valarie Green


Evaluate Chamber financials and make a budget and business plan to ensure the Chamber is financially on tract to be self-sustaining.

Chair – Amy Fitzgerald


Develop specific projects and programs that enhance the relationship between the business community and government. This committee will also monitor current issues when the legislature is in session.

Chair – Fran Cavenaugh

Shop Local

Develop specific projects and programs that promote businesses to the consumer.

Chair – Lorra Whitmire

Committee Sign-up Form

You're Invited to Become a Member of the Lawrence County Chamber

BECAUSE – You are a a citizen doing business in this county and sharing in its prosperity. The obligations of business citizenship challenge every person and institution to subscribe actively to the advancement of the community of which they are a part.
BECAUSE – You prosper as our county prospers. By helping to build a thriving community your investment is strengthened and your opportunities are broadened. You have a personal interest in these objectives.
BECAUSE – Progress and prosperity depend on the development of a sound economic and social structure. These result from vigilant aggressiveness and a continuing program of activities designed to cultivate opportunities and capitalize advantages.
BECAUSE – The support of all business and professional men and women is necessary to bring about the economic improvement of our county and the civic and business development demanded by our modern standards of living.
BECAUSE – These goals can be reached only by united effort through an organization equipped to study and conduct a sound program of community progress.
BECAUSE – The Chamber of Commerce is the only organization consistently and exclusively engaged promoting the civic and economic development of YOUR community in Lawrence County. The Chamber is the only organization whose sole business is the business of business.