Cunningham to headline Chamber’s Legislative Luncheon

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U.S. Congressman Joe Cunningham will be the keynote speaker at the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commmerce’s Legislative Luncheon.

The luncheon, which provides the chance to connect with elected representatives from across the Beaufort region, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27 at the Beaufort Holiday Inn & Suites.

This year will feature a new format and venue, including the keynote and dialogue with our state delegation to provide insight into the 2020 General Assembly session.

Also attending will be S.C. Senator Tom Davis, S.C. Senator Chip Campsen, S.C. Representative Jeff Bradley, S.C. Rep. Shannon Erickson, S.C. Rep. Bill Herbkersman and S.C. Rep. Michael
Rivers, Sr.

Final headcounts are due this week. Tickets are available for $40 for members and $55 for guests. Tables for 8-10 are available.

Cunningham, serving his first term in Congress, represents South Carolina’s First Congressional District, which encompasses the Lowcountry, including Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Kiawah, and Beaufort County.

He serves on the House Natural Resources Committee and the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. The Committee on Natural Resources oversees federal conservation programs, establishes renewable energy sources, and critically to the Lowcountry, monitors offshore oil and gas development.

Prior to his election to Congress, Joe was an attorney and an ocean engineer. He attended the College of Charleston, obtained his B.S. in Ocean Engineering from Florida Atlantic University in 2005, and his J.D. from Northern Kentucky University in 2014. He currently lives in West Ashley with his wife, Amanda, their son, Boone, and their dog, Teddy.

WANT TO GO?

What: Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Luncheon

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27

Where: Beaufort Holiday Inn & Suites

Cost: $40 for members, $55 for guests.