The new American Dream

By: Margaret Dillard – Chamber President Everything you have learned about traditional economy, education, workforce and shopping habits is no longer relevant without considering that the focus of the American Dream has shifted. New generations have brought on this different way of thinking about … well, almost everything! According to a 2015 US Census report,…

Sharing our values

By: Margaret Dillard – Chamber President The Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce exists to promote a healthy business climate through leadership, communication and education for its members in the greater Fairmont area. Recently, I’ve taken several “deep dives” into what our mission means and how to best serve local business. The good news is that…

Fairmont Glows Festival 2017

A light-hearted local tradition for 28 years! Parade Entry REGISTRATION FORM ABOVE: Parade-goers witness a stunning display of holiday cheer as floats and vehicles embellished with lights, signs and musical accompaniment kick off the holiday season at the Fairmont Glows Parade. Santa and Mrs. Claus, direct from the North Pole, will be arriving at the…

2017 Glows Parade Call for Entries

2017 Glows Parade Registration It’s time to place your entries for the 2017 Glows Parade! The parade will take place Friday, November 17th beginning at 6:00 pm. Clubs, organizations and businesses are encouraged to participate is this time-honored Martin County Tradition. Get creative and let your lights shine! CLICK HERE to download and print the…