Today Robins Air force Base joins the list of ways to help Middle Georgia bounce back from a tough economy.
President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Chris Clark, spent the in Macon for a "Power Luncheon." Clark joined Macon Rotary Club members and business leaders
Clark says it's all about being proactive in order to make·our area more competitive. He also says businesses need to support our big money maker--Robins Air Force Base.
He's touring the state working to promote a grass-roots movement aimed at helping base employees find jobs.
"One of the things we're really focusing on in particular interest to this area is the chamber has recently taken over the Georgia Military Affairs Council making sure we're helping our armed service men and women. We're helping our bases get new missionsand·that we're ready for the next round of base closures whenever that may come, and obviously for this part of the state that is critical in economic growth," says Clark.
Monday's meeting is the 6th "Power Luncheon" Clark has taken part of across the state.