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.
High School Scholarship Recipients
Top (l to r): Leanne Williamson - William Byrd HS
Austin Meadows - Glenvar HS
Bottom (l to r): Raleigh Brookshire - Glenvar HS
William Kyle - Cave Spring HS
Mid-Career Scholarship Winners
The Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 student scholarships. The 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. The 2018 recipients have been chosen and will be announced soon.