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Good Morning SLO is our platform for sharing ideas, news and inspiration. A monthly program that brings community leaders, business owners, nonprofit executives and staffers together, and enables us to reconnect, engage and learn from each other.
Our goal is to provide insight into business, community and legislative issues and share the stories of those making a difference. We want audience members to leave with ideas and information about how to better their personal and professional lives.
Good Morning SLO happens on the fourth Thursday of every month except November when it is on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.
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MANY YEARS AND EVEN MORE MILES
To celebrate a milestone anniversary, a local couple committed to tackling the daunting Pacific Crest Trail together. With the adventure now in the rear view, Joan and Larry Parker will share highlights of the trek and what they learned during their 2,650 mile walk from Southern California to the Canadian border.
FARM FRESH TO YOUR DOOR
Growing up, Walter Lafky sold tomatoes from his family’s farm but always felt there was a disconnect between the customer and the farmer. As a Cal Poly student, he founded Harvestly with the goal of bridging that gap. Walter will share how Harvestly brings farmers’ markets to doorsteps across the Central Coast while supporting dozens of small vendors along the way.
THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY EFFECT
Every fall, thousands of monarchs butterflies migrate to SLO County from across the Western US — or they used to. Biologist Jessica Griffiths will share more about why they’re declining, theories on this year’s rebound, what they need to thrive, and how you can help them on their journey.
TALK TAXES TO ME
With a slew of recent government programs, filing your taxes correctly this year will likely take more foresight and preparation. Chris Delaney, tax senior manager at Glenn Burdette will share how to prepare for success and offer a few recommendations every one needs to consider.
TEAMWORK MAKES THE DRUM BEAT
The challenges of COVID have left schools across the country facing a sense of fragmentation with many students lacking motivation and falling behind. DrumPerks founder Sean Sullivan will share how interactive drumming, singing and dancing activities are boosting student morale, teaching teamwork and building skills for social and academic success.
INTRODUCING OUR 2022 CHAIRPERSON
A new year brings a new Board Chair at the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce. While there continue to be challenges from the pandemic, there are countless opportunities as well. Your 2022 Board Chair LeBren Harris will share her vision for the future, exciting possibilities over the horizon, and the Chamber’s priorities for the coming year.