Originally Posted by momtodavid
Essays, fees, rigid rules and regulations ~ NO THANKS!
I'll stick to this informative, friendly and free forum.
Let's give Tess A HUGE applause everyone for keeping this forum free for its members! So much work goes in to managing this site (I can only imagine)!
It's unfortunate that VACOC has changed and its rules are rigid. This is a prime example of how a bad word can go a long way.
Most chambers, if not all, charge for their membership so charging is not uncommon; however I pay only $150 per year, plus my chamber has been around for over 30 years and is well established.