In 2013, the Foundation embarked on a new mission by forming a Corporate Advisory Board including members of the Chamber of Commerce. Their mission is: Establish a scholarship program through the Foundation, partnering with surrounding educational centers and Chamber businesses to develop and improve mid-career employee skill levels and benefit the various workforce needs of the region.
The Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce Foundation are proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 student scholarships. The four students chosen are high school seniors from the City of Salem and Roanoke County. Each student received a $1,000 scholarship to be used toward their education. The scholarships are awarded based on career goals, strong work ethic, community involvement and financial need