Chamber names new president |

Chamber names new president

Eileen JoyceTour of Nevada City Bicycle Shop owner Duane Strawser works on a bike in his shop Thursday.
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Bicycle shop owner and Nevada City Bicycle Classic coordinator Duane Strawser has been elected as 2003 president of the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce.

Strawser, a former bike racer, videographer and current owner of the Tour of Nevada City Bicycle Shop, last year took over as coordinator of Nevada City’s annual bicycle race and received praise for his work in promoting the l event.

Kirby Sechovec, owner of Kirby’s Creekside Restaurant & Bar, was elected as the chamber’s 2003 vice president and Denise Anderson of Bank

of America was elected to her ninth term as treasurer.

The new officers were recently elected by the chamber’s 13-member board of directors.

Additional members of the 2003 Nevada City Chamber of Commerce board of directors include:

— Outgoing president David Vertin of the Nevada City Carriage Co.

— Bob Buhlis of the Nevada City Postal Co.

— Greg Cook of Friar Tuck’s.

— Jeanne Millard of Broad Street Furnishings.

— Bruce Ivy of Bruce Ivy Construction.

— Cheryl Rellstab of Network Realty.

— Rod Byers of the Nevada City Winery.

— Bryce Lee of The Mine Shaft.

— Stacy Drake of The Union.

— Belinda Rush Carville of V’Tae Parfum & Body Care.

The new officers will be installed and the chamber’s special recognition awards will be presented at the annual Nevada City Chamber of Commerce 101st Annual Installation and Awards Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Miners Foundry.

For information and dinner reservations, call the chamber office at 265-2692.

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