LOCAL JOBS THE KEY AS MITCHELSTOWN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION LOOKS TO THE FUTURE
Eamonn O’Brien has been re-elected to continue his term as chairman of the Mitchelstown Business Association (MBA) until the end of the year, writes Brian Moore.
At a very well attended annual general meeting this week Mr O’Brien thanked the members for all their support over the last two years.
“It is a very difficult time for businesses in Mitchelstown and I want to thank the members of the MBA for all their work and support. Mitchelstown like most towns of this size around the country is facing tough economic times and when an organisation works together for their community, this provides hope for the future,” Eamonn O’Brien said.
It was then proposed from the floor that Eamonn O’Brien remain on as chairman of the MBA, this was put to a vote and carried. Mr O’Brien said that he would accept the role as chairman until January 1, 2012.
“I believe in the MBA and I also believe in creating a business community that offer the best possible value to the town. I want to focus on keeping local jobs by encouraging more people to consider shopping locally first, to use local services and facilities in the town and thus keep employment in our community,” he added.
Officers elected Other officers elected to the board of the Mitchelstown Business Association included Sean Hyland, vice chair, Eileen Mullally, secretary, Declan O’Connor, treasurer and PRO, Claudia Matassa.
“I was delighted to be proposed once again to continue on in the position as chairman of the MBA. The association is very good for the town and I would like to thank all the members for all their good work. I know that I can continue to count on their support the rest of the year,” Mr. O’Brien concluded.
Thursday 7th July 6:29pm