Lance Allison

The Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce will announce the new Chamber president Thursday at its annual dinner.

The full board met Monday to approve the search committee's pick for the job. The committee picked from  four finalists. Two of the finalists were from Murray, and the others were from Kentucky and out of state.

With early achievement of planning goals, the Murray Calloway County Chamber of Commerce is focused on what it can do better to effect useful advances for local businesses. Today we continue our visits with area Chamber of Commerce executives – getting a read on business in 2012, holiday promotions, and planning for 2013.  Murray Calloway County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Lance Allison chats with Kate Lochte next.

Murray Calloway County's Chamber of Commerce is the best in nation in its category according to the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. Murray-Calloway Chamber beat out the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce in Anderson, South Carolina, for the $500,000 revenue and under category.