UPDATE – Mitch Bobo, newly elected President of the Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Board, gave this statement Friday:
“I appreciate all that Mark has done for the Chamber and the community. I hate that he made the decision he did, and I wish him well going forward.”
HOPE – Mark Keith, longtime director of the Hope/Hempstead Chamber of Commerce, tendered his resignation Wednesday at a meeting of the board of directors of the Chamber.
Mr. Keith, who has been the Director of the Chamber for 20 years, made the unexpected move during the meeting that was largely focused on cuts to the Chamber budget.