Chamber of Commerce planning for future; NexGen members seek next generation’s input

EARLY ASSIGNMENT–The Baraga County Chamber of Commerce’s younger members, “NexGen”, stepped in to organize and coordinate the annual Beer Fest the last time it was held, in summer, 2019, at the L’Anse waterfront. The event is being planned to return this year.

by Nancy Besonen

Baraga County NexGen is pointing the way toward the bay, and the future. NexGen is a branch of the Baraga County Chamber of Commerce (BCCOC) made up of young and dynamic local business people. Entrepre-neurs and leaders all, their main focus is engaging the next generation in the future of its community. The group includes Jake Ostermeyer, Dan Cavanaugh, Kristin Kahler, Jessica Schwab, Melissa Pellow, Nicole Acciacca and Brenda Hoffman. Most are members of the BCCOC, but it’s not a requirement of others interested in becoming involved. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.