Hurricane chamber luncheon to feature business of the month and guest speaker from water district

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HURRICANE — America First Credit Union’s Hurricane Branch has been selected as the May 2018 Hurricane Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Member of the Month. The business will be recognized at the chamber’s monthly luncheon on Thursday, which will also feature guest speaker Ronald Thompson, general manager for the Washington County Water Conservancy District.

This Business Member of the Month recognition is awarded to Hurricane Valley businesses who have contributed extensive time, energy and resources to the community and Southern Utah region.

The Hurricane Valley Chamber of Commerce, along with the entire community, acknowledges the generous contributions and strong support America First provides to Hurricane Valley and Southern Utah organizations, charities and events. Additionally, America First provides valuable financial services and assistance to their patrons, as well as offers many employment opportunities.

About Ronald W. Thompson

Guest speaker Ronald W. Thompson is the general manager for the Washington County Water Conservancy District. He oversees all operational and financial activities performed by the district and its employees. Prior to joining the district in 1983, Thompson served as an attorney for Washington County and in private practice.

Thompson is a current member of the Utah State Bar. He has served in various leadership positions on boards for the Utah Water Finance Agency, Colorado River Water Users Association, National Water Resources Association, Utah Water Development Commission, State of Utah Drinking Water and more.

Thompson received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University and his law degree from the University of Utah.

Event details

  • What: Hurricane Valley Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon.
  • When: Thursday, May 17 | Networking begins at 11:30, luncheon at noon.
  • Where: The Bryce Canyon Room at the Hurricane Community Center, 63 S. 100 West, Hurricane.
  • Details: Cost for lunch is $10 per person. RSVP required by Tuesday, May 15, at 435-635-3402 or [email protected].

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  • utahdiablo May 14, 2018 at 9:43 pm

    Ahh, let me guess…Good ol’ boy Ronnie opens with ” Whiskey is for Drinkin’ & Water is for Fightin’….going to be inscribed on his Statue at the new Lake Powell Pipeline don’t ya know… after it’s built with borrowed money from the State that ya’ll are gonna pay back for the rest of your lives, and your childrens childrens lives….all for a overcrowded crap hole that we will become, just like southern California

  • Mike P May 15, 2018 at 1:21 pm

    OH !!!! a guest speaker from the Water district !!! How exciting !!!! Nod

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