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Arnold named Morris Chamber's new Executive Director

The Morris Area Chamber of Commerce has a new Executive Director.

Karen Arnold of Morris accepted the position.

"We had a number of very qualified candidates for the position," said Shelley Evink, Chair of the Morris Area Chamber of Commerce. "It was a tough decision but Karen rose to the top. Her enthusiasm for the Morris Area Chamber is contagious and she has a lot of great ideas to promote our community,"

Arnold has been the Administrative Assistant for the Chamber for about two years and has been the Interim Director since September 2008.

"As Executive Director I will be able to use the added hours in my schedule to implement my ideas to their entirety," Arnold said.

Christen Swenson will be the new administrative assistant for the Chamber.