Brian Troxel chairs Economic Development Day at West Coast Leadership

Brian Troxel chairs Economic Development Day at West Coast Leadership

Last week, Brian Troxel chaired the Economic Development Day for the West Coast Chamber of Commerce Leadership 2012-2013 class with speakers focusing on manufacturing, retail & agriculture.

The morning session was hosted by Gentex where seven speakers gave presentations.  Among those presenters were former Leadership graduates Chuck Reid, Jeff Disher, Kurt Wassink & Helen Zeerip.  Additionally both Chuck & Jeff have been honored with the Chamber’s Small Business Person of the Year award.

The day continued at Haworth where the group of thirty enjoyed lunch, office & plant tours & five additional speakers.  Randy Thelen & Nate Young led a discussion on economic development followed by speakers in the W MI Agriculture field.

Veteran’s Day Celebration

For Brian Troxel being a 3rd generation Home Builder came after he proudly served his country in the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division.  This afternoon his granddaughter Samantha asked him to attend a Veteran’s Day celebration at her school where the students at Waukazoo Elementary presented a moving song filled tribute honoring all veterans.