Join the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce for Hot Topics: 'Business Benefits of Diversity - How Human Rights Ordinances Help' on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 8:30-9:30 A.M. at the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101-G, Fernandina Beach, Florida.
Guest speakers Genece Minshew and Dr. Theresa Sparks, President and Vice President of Fernandina Beach Pride, Inc., will give a presentation about the Human Rights/Relation Ordinance that was recently adopted by the City of Fernandina Beach and how it will impact local business owners.
Genece and her partner, Sue Simpson, have called Fernandina Beach home for the past 20 years. Today, Genece spends her time volunteering for several groups. She is the site coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in Fernandina Beach, serves as the chair of the Economic Vitality Council of Fernandina Beach Main Street, founded and became the first President of Fernandina Pride, Inc., and most recently, was appointed to the Fernandina Beach Planning Advisory Board as a full member.
Dr. Theresa Sparks grew up "across the river" in Kingsland, Georgia. She and her spouse, Dr. Meighan Johnson, have lived in Amelia Island for 10 years and both are proud members of this community. Dr. Sparks has been an LGBTQIA+ activist and advocate for over 30 years.
Hot Topics workshops are free for Chamber members and $25.00 for prospective members. Advanced payment and registration are always preferred. For more information, CLICK HERE or call (904) 261-3248.