After years spent working in the automotive industry, followed by a career as a pastor, the last place Paul Sischo ever expected his path to take him was in a direction to further the interests of small businesses in this community.
As the new executive director of the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce, that’s exactly what Sischo is doing. He’s halfway through his third month on the job.
Following a difficult year in which the coronavirus pandemic took away much to celebrate, the greater Greenville community came together Thursday to celebrate those who aim to make the community a better place.
Be it through entrepreneurial efforts or by being a community activist, the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce honored three individuals and one local organization during the Chamber’s annual meeting and awards dinner, delayed several months due to the pandemic and held outdoors at Frugthaven Farm at the location’s renovated event barn and surrounding outdoor amenities.
While requests for street closures and use of city parks would be a routine ask in past years, this year, Gae Wolfe’s smile was stretching ear to ear as she came forward with a list of planned summer events Tuesday evening.
The executive director for the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce came before the Greenville City Council during its meeting held via Zoom, requesting accommodations for a total of five events to be held this summer.