Vale Chamber president proposes new focus on business members

Jessica Kulm wants the changes to build a stronger bridge to local businesses. (Enterprise file photo)

VALE – The Vale Chamber of Commerce plans to drop its monthly luncheon, craft a new business initiative, revamp its website and no longer offer food vendors at the annual Oregon Trail Days. 

Jessica Kulm, new chamber president, outlined the changes last week during an interview with the Enterprise, delivering on her promise when she stepped into the slot in February to breathe new life into the local organization.

One change – the resignation of chamber director Grace Schuler – occurred two weeks ago, said Kulm. 

Kulm also said the chamber recently put the finishing touches on a new logo.

“Change for me is exciting because it means growth,” said Kulm.

Kulm said the changes trace their genesis to a . . .